Islander endorses flight surgeon for hospital board post
October 8, 2014 To the editor: Lee County needs Dr. Fred Schaerf on the Lee Memorial Hospital Board, filling the District 2 position! Dr. more »»
Guest Commentary: Is your community ready for hurricane season?
June 6, 2014 For coastal communities in across the nation (especially those in the Atlantic and Gulf coasts), June 1 holds a special place on the calendar -- the official start of hurricane season. more »»
Guest Commentary: Do you count the beans or spend the beans?
June 6, 2014 Often times during my career in wealth management I have had clients where one spouse or partner handles all the financial matters and the other has little interest in what is going o. more »»
Guest Commentary: Market outlook from San-Cap Trust
May 16, 2014 As the Federal Reserve Board continues to throttle back its unprecedented bond buying program, it raises questions regarding the economic impact of less monetary accommodation. more »»
Shared path safety education has been an ongoing task
May 5, 2014 To the editor: A recent letter from Leslie Alteri regarding Sanibel’s shared use path suggested that “user rules” need to be established and communicated to visiting cyclists who use Sanibel’s path... more »»
Guest Commentary: COTI works to protect environment every year
April 25, 2014 The Committee of the Islands was founded 39-years-ago as an outcome of the effort to incorporate Sanibel as an independent city to protect it from overdevelopment by the county. more »»
Guest Commentary: Health education with an ounce of prevention
April 25, 2014 Dear friends of education: Recently, Gov. Scott proposed a budget investment of $50 million from the 2013-14 Florida Families First budget for cancer research activities across the state. more »»
Guest Commentary: NOAA, not just a foul-weather coastal friend
April 21, 2014 Coastal residents may only know about NOAA -- the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -- at the worst of times, say, when the National Hurricane Center is talking about a major storm... more »»