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Island Hopper taps Captiva’s small-town charm, many venues to attract festival-goers

September 24, 2014 For a brief time, Captiva will be transformed into a different kind of sanctuary. The Island Hopper Songwriter Fest rolls into town Sept. 26-28. more »»

 
 
 
City to gather coyote population data in next few weeks

September 24, 2014 The city in the weeks ahead will evaluate data on the number and any threats posed by coyotes roving the island. more »»

Mayor to ask city to consider paying officials

September 24, 2014 What’s the value of a civic leader? And a busy one, at that? Mayor Kevin Ruane in coming weeks will introduce the topic of compensation for Sanibel’s elected officials. more »»

Council raises recreation and beach fees, lowers millage

September 24, 2014 Despite some good-natured quibbling over a millage rollback and bumps in recreation center user and beach parking fees, the Sanibel City Council has approved its operating budget for the next year. more »»

Social media used in local school’s public relations efforts

September 24, 2014 Principal Barbara Von Harten appears oblivious to the pulsing music and squealing middle schoolers in the Sanibel School cafeteria. more »»

Galloway Captiva Tri huge in its fourth year

September 24, 2014 The Galloway Captiva Tri race Sept. 13-14 featured more than a 1,000 participants. The Saturday race was for youngsters, older athletes Sunday. more »»

County VCB doles out tourism awards

September 9, 2014 Twenty-nine Lee County tourism professionals received awards for their “over-the-top” hospitality professionalism during the 14th annual Elaine McLaughlin Outstanding Hospitality Service Awards at... more »»

Gopher tortoise Gus finally returns home

September 8, 2014 On Aug. 25, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) released a threatened species gopher tortoise back into the wild after eight long months of recovery. more »»

Planning Commission approves applications for F.I.S.H., Sanibel Sprout

September 8, 2014 On Aug. 26, Dr. Phillip Marks presided over his first Sanibel Planning Commission meeting as its chairman. more »»

Office manager by day, pet advocate by night

September 5, 2014 They're wanted. But for different reasons than posters used to hang in federal buildings. Photos in the Sanibel Post Office these days are of pets needing a home, mostly cats lost or displaced. more »»

Sanibel researcher seeks answers to questions about rare bird

September 5, 2014 In a world of hyper-examination, it's hard to imagine wildlife that biologists know little abou. more »»

Islands fishing industry gears up for snook opening

September 5, 2014 Some say forget the Silver King. Snook season starts this week. Sanibel and Captiva's welcoming machine has been gearing up for the annual flood of snook anglers. more »»

Labor Day recognizes the efforts of workers

August 28, 2014 Monday is Labor Day. Since the late 19th century, Americans have paid tribute to workers. more »»

Exotic to classic expected at Sept. 1 car show

August 28, 2014 A young Scot Congress was so excited with a new family stationwagon that he spent the night curled up in the back seat. more »»

Captiva family collection will share island's colorful history

August 28, 2014 Captiva Island history will get a huge boost in documenting its colorful history with the release of photos and documents relating to Anthony "Andy" Rosse, owner of the former Andy's Pier who lived... more »»

Sanibel pilot's hobby is no flight of fancy

August 6, 2014 Eden Roshberg may be Sanibel's youngest secret. more »»

Sanibel museum ends its 30th season on Aug. 2

August 1, 2014 What better place to recognize a day of significance than the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village. The village that closes for a couple of months on Aug. 2 is concluding its thirtieth season. more »»

Sanibel artist noted for whimsy is getting popular

August 1, 2014 A Sanibel artist is gaining traction in a sometimes difficult and very competitive market. David Ruhe in Sanibel alone has sold some 30 original paintings, many others in Florida and the US. more »»

Hipschman appointed to Visit Florida committee

August 1, 2014 Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum Executive Director Dorrie Hipschman has been appointed to Visit Florida's Cultural, Heritage, Rural and Nature committee. more »»

Reflective tape ordered on towers over 75 feet

August 1, 2014 It's going to be a little safer for pilots working close to the ground in mosquito patrols, airlifting medical emergencies and covering the beat in television news. more »»

 
 

 

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