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EDITORIAL: Election Endorsements

October 20, 2010 Voters heading to the polls for the Nov. 2 General Election will decide a ballot plump with federal, state and local races. Floridians will elect a new U.S. more »»

EDITORIAL: Mark the milestone

October 13, 2010 A milestone passed with nary a whisper last week as the war in Afghanistan entered its 10th year on Oct. 7. more »»

EDITORIAL: Safety should be considered first

October 8, 2010 Last week, the Planning Commission was introduced to a conditional use permit application submitted by the Sanibel Sea School, which is seeking permission to move its educational... more »»

EDITORIAL: Boat dock ban latest 'hot potato' on island

September 16, 2010 For the past four months, the Planning Commission has engaged in some lengthy discussions regarding whether they should adjust an ordinance that would essentially end the 17-year-old ba... more »»

EDITORIAL: Call for lifeguards to patrol island beaches

September 8, 2010 The loss of any life is truly a tragedy, but to lose a life under accidental circumstances can be even more devastating. more »»

EDITORIAL: Budget process needs public input

September 1, 2010 It's that time of year again. more »»

EDITORIAL: Healing for CROW supporters should begin now

August 26, 2010 During the past few weeks, following the resignation of CROW's longtime Clinic Director Dr. more »»

Endorsement: Vote John Manning County Commission, District 1, Republican Primary

August 18, 2010  Republican voters face some fine choices in the District 1 County Commission race which includes three candidates who have served voters well in the past. more »»

Endorsement: Vote Arnold A. Gibbs, School Board, District 1, Non-partisan race

August 18, 2010  Like many government entities across the state of Florida, the Lee County School Board is caught in the cross hairs of declining revenues and the need to maintain or even improve core... more »»

Endorsement: Vote Steven K. Teuber, School board, District 4, Non-partisan race

August 18, 2010  When Steven Teuber first ran for the Lee County School Board eight years ago he promised to bring a business-like approach to a system fraught with problems. more »»

Endorsement: Vote Elinor Scricca School board, District 5, Non-partisan race

August 18, 2010    In the District 5 race for Lee County School Board, it is apparent that challenger Tom Scott has done his homework. We thank him for his preparedness and his desire to serve. more »»

EDITORIAL: It's time to get out the vote

August 11, 2010 Early voting for the Aug. 24 primary election officially opened on Monda. more »»

EDITORIAL: How much time is too much time?

July 30, 2010 Much of Tuesday's marathon Planning Commission meeting focused on a public hearing, which considered the application of a property owner who was seeking a number of variances to rebuild... more »»

EDITORIAL: Promises made should be promises kept

July 14, 2010 For the second time in consecutive months, representatives from the Lee County Electric Cooperative, including CEO and Executive Vice President Dennie Hamilton, visited the island to... more »»

EDITORIAL: Less talk, more action on oil spill

June 16, 2010 Despite the circumstances, it was great to see U.S. Congressman Connie Mack pay a visit to Sanibel earlier this wee. more »»

EDITORIAL: Fireworks on the Fourth might not fizzle

June 9, 2010 Consider what the Fourth of July means to most people. Some will say it's a celebration of America's independence. more »»

EDITORIAL: Be prepared this hurricane season

June 2, 2010 As many as 23 named storms are predicted for hurricane season this year, as officials predict a higher-than-average season some are likening to the year that brought us Katrin. more »»

Sea grass damage vs. boat dock ban

May 27, 2010 On June 8, the Planning Commission will consider approving an ordinance that will end the 17-year-old ban on boat docks located in the Beach Bay Zone, despite the statement from the... more »»

Finding a solution to Lake O releases

May 19, 2010 Last Wednesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District started a 10-day series of scheduled water releases from Lake Okeechobe. more »»



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