Guest Commentary: Why architectural design standards for Sanibel?
February 10, 2016 Almost two years ago the Sanibel City Council passed a little noticed ordinance that could have a major impact on the island, or at least the Resort Housing District, for years to come. more »»
Guest Commentary: ‘Water Policy Bill’ undermines water resource protection
February 10, 2016 During the 2016 State legislative session, Representative Matt Caldwell (R) sponsored a new ‘Water Policy Bill’, recently signed by Governor Rick Scott, that undermines water resource protection fro... more »»
Sanibel Captiva Optimist Club thanks to local restaurants which donated to 'Island Temptations'
February 6, 2016 To the editor: The Sanibel Captiva Optimist Club held its annual Island Temptations drawing on Friday, December 18 at The Sanibel Grill (Timbers). more »»
Roundabouts not user-friendly for pedestrians, bicyclists
February 6, 2016 To the editor: The city council's efforts to find ways to mitigate the island's traffic woes are certainly to be lauded. more »»
Guest Commentary: Manatees’ future is far from certain
February 6, 2016 On Jan. 7, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced plans to downlist all West Indian manatees from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act. more »»
Guest Commentary: Sanibel Traffic: Further proposals
January 20, 2016 By Mike Miller Traffic Chair, Committee of the Islands We have been pleased to note that Mayor Kevin Ruane is taking on the issue of Sanibel traffic. more »»
Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum thanks sponsors for ‘Under the Sea’ Gala
January 13, 2016 To the editor: The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is ramping up for its biggest fundraiser of the year, it’s “Under the Sea Gala on January 30th,” and we would like to give a large molluscan... more »»
‘Magic Under the Mangroves’ supports a worthy cause
January 6, 2016 To the editor: I believe that when you love something it is your responsibility to protect i. more »»