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LCSO budget still bloated

June 8, 2011 To the editor, Recently, the News-Press published an article entitled "Sheriff slashes 2011-12 budget." Mr. Scott did not “slash” the budget. more »»

Reminder to share the road

June 2, 2011 To the editor, As a cyclist and bike shop owner, I experience the conflicts and close calls of coexisting with motorists on the road, I also hear the stories of... more »»

Slow down on Donax, please

June 2, 2011 To the editor, I am always surprised that the Island Reporter "Police Beat" column has virtually no reports of tickets issued for speeding on Donax Street, a... more »»

Another successful food drive

June 2, 2011 To the editor, The results are in from the annual Letter Carrier’s Food Drive and once again Lee county residents met the challenge in record level donations. more »»

Help two boys help manatees

May 25, 2011 To the editor, On behalf of two of our students, and a bunch of sweet manatees, I would like to ask you for some help. more »»

Prison privatization a big mistake

May 25, 2011 To the editor, Politicians in Tallahassee just chose to cut jobs, gut our community's economy and put our security at risk. more »»

Keeping our freedoms protected

May 25, 2011 To the editor, As Memorial Day approaches, let us all remember that freedom is not free. Our men and women in uniform have given so much recentl. more »»

New rules and the fallout from the 2011 legislative session

May 18, 2011 This legislative session was on the whole brutal for Florida’s natural resources. Four bills in particular are so egregious that SCCF is asking the Governor to veto them. more »»

A small amount of common sense

May 18, 2011 To the editor, May brings the annual appearance of marine turtles to our Gulf beach, where they lay their nest of egg. more »»

Now we can get to work

May 18, 2011 To the editor, Thanks to all of you and the island community, SCCF has reached the goal for the acquisition and initial restoration of the historic Bailey... more »»

Increase more efficient method

May 18, 2011 To the editor, Hopefully, Senators Connie Mack and Marco Rubio will come to visit us during their recess. Unfortunately, people on Medicare have no such luxuries. more »»

You can help make a difference

May 11, 2011 Greetings island residents and friends, My name is Eric Gavin. more »»

LCSO committed to School Resource Officers

May 11, 2011 The value of having law enforcement officers in our schools is something very few would debate. more »»

Why we have to stay in the parade

May 11, 2011 In a recent conversation, a friend who is new to the island asked how it is that Sanibel came to be the way it is — in other words, why doesn't it look like Marco Island or Fort... more »»

Thanks to 'Wild Side' participants, sponsors

May 6, 2011 To the editor, We would like to extend a huge CROW “thank you” to everyone who participated in our "Walk On The Wild Side" event this year. more »»

We walk the walk, talk the talk

May 6, 2011 To the editor, The founders of Sanibel consciously, deliberately placed preservation over the money that could be made from the exploitation of the island. more »»

America needs comprehensive energy strategy

May 6, 2011 To the editor, The increase in gasoline prices reflects the instability in the Middle East and attendant speculation in the oil markets. more »»

High mercury levels in U.S. fish

May 6, 2011 To the editor, Authorities recently found high levels of radiation — five to six times the legal limit — in fish caught near the damaged Fukushima Daiichi... more »»

An alligator tale of three golf courses

April 28, 2011 Golf courses, with their water features and green grassy expanses, seem to attract some alligators. more »»

Take your legislator to the beach

April 28, 2011 As the days are getting longer and warmer, we all think wistfully about going to the beach — it is part of spring feve. more »»



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