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Forget term limits, address real concerns

May 9, 2018 To the editor: The article, “Term limits without amending the Constitution,” in the April 25, 2018, issue touted a bill in the U.S. more »»

Endorsement for Dailey for school board

May 9, 2018 To the editor: As a career law enforcement executive, I have had the opportunity to work with many government agents — federal, state, county and city officials. more »»

Not happy with plans for Bailey Tract’s Ani Pond

April 25, 2018 To the editor: A year ago rumors began of a plan to fill in the Bailey Tract’s Ani Pond, a beloved part of the tract and an important habitat where many species of birds, as well as otters and... more »»

Find solution to Shell Love Bug

April 11, 2018 To the editor: We are residents of Lee County. Over the past few years, we have been privileged and excited to see the Shell Love Bug at various events around the county. more »»

Rally support for Lee County CSC

April 11, 2018 To the editor: Thanks to your many letters and phone calls this last month, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners is ready to vote provisionally for placement of a referendum establishing a... more »»

In support of Pam Rambo

April 4, 2018 To the editor: Pam Rambo is a very well known, highly respected, very creative and beloved artist and personality. more »»

No need for daylight saving time

April 4, 2018 To the editor: Daylight saving time was introduced in World War II. Then, for about 20 years, we only had standard time and later they came up with this nonsense again. more »»

Big thank you to everyone

March 28, 2018 To the editor: Sanibel Uncorked, the 2018 Food and Wine Festival, was an outstanding success held by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club at Lily & Co. Jewelers. more »»

Saving lives on the bike path

March 28, 2018 To the editor: The new yellow lines down the middle of the bike path spell safety. more »»

No assault rifle ban?

March 28, 2018 To the editor: So happy to see the Florida Legislature didn’t ban assault rifles. more »»

A card of thanks

March 21, 2018 To the editor: The 81st Annual Sanibel Shell Festival co-hosted by the Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club and the Sanibel Community Association was a great success, and the two organizations wish to express... more »»

Vote in LCEC elections

March 21, 2018 To the editor: My name is John D'Esposito, and I am a candidate for the Board of Trustees of Lee County Electric Cooperativ. more »»

A promise to Lee County’s children

March 7, 2018 To the editor: I have lived in Lee County for 30 years and know the multiple ways our children here are underserved. more »»

Change is in the hands of voters

March 2, 2018 To the editor: Americans reacted to the latest school massacre with stunned sadness and outrage. more »»

Education goes beyond test scores

March 2, 2018 To the editor: I read with despair the Feb. 14 letter to the editor from Adina Lukas of Fort Myers about what’s wrong with American education. Clearly she’s never been a teache. more »»

Action, not sentiment, needed

February 21, 2018 To the editor: Congressman Rooney’s early response to the Parkland school massacre in which 17 students and staff lost their lives, was a sentiment-free meme on Facebook that parroted the overworked... more »»

Thank you for the support

February 16, 2018 To the editor: A big thank you to all who attended the 2018 Sanibel/Captiva Heart Walk! Together, we raised over $30,000 to support the lifesaving work and research of the American Heart... more »»

America schools are failing our children

February 16, 2018 To the editor: In a December issue of the Reporter-Islander, I saw a negative comment about Betsy DeVos, our education secretary. Teachers and their unions are very opposed to charter schools. more »»

Thank you, Community House

January 31, 2018 To the editor: Folks do things well on Sanibel. Ranking high on the list is the rehab of our historic Community Hous. more »»

Enough asphalt in paradise

January 31, 2018 To the editor: Anybody else remember Joni Mitchell’s song, “Pave Paradise, put up a Parking Lot”? When does it end … now we have a preponderance of asphalt, both on bike trails and parking lots. more »»



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