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Coast Guard continues search for sailboat with father and 3 teenagers missing; debris field located

June 23, 2016 The Coast Guard continues the search for a sailboat with a father and his three teenage children after finding a debris field Wednesday. more »»

One body recovered; search for missing family continues

June 23, 2016 The Coast Guard recovered a body Wednesday and continues to search the waters off Sanibel for a family reported missing after they left Sarasota in a sailboat Sunday but failed to arrive in Fort... more »»

Coast Guard has recovered one body, search for missing family continues

June 23, 2016 The Coast Guard recovered a body Wednesday and continues to search the waters off Sanibel for a family reported missing after they left Sarasota in a sailboat Sunday but failed to arrive in Fort... more »»

Lee County shelter offers summer specials on cats and dogs

June 23, 2016 It’s raining cats and dogs this July at Lee County Domestic Animal Services and the showers are bringing deep discounts on pet adoptions at the shelte. more »»

Area boaters asked to be on the lookout for missing family

June 22, 2016 The Coast Guard station on Fort Myers Beach Maritime Emergency Response Team is among the entities searching for a family that failed to arrive in Fort Myers after their sailboat was caught in heavy... more »»

‘Lily Rocks’ party celebrates 10-year anniversary

June 22, 2016 A large white tent will be erected this weekend in the parking lot of Lily & C. more »»

Get the scoop on ‘Ding’ Darling’s free programs

June 22, 2016 This summer, the "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge reintroduced their free programs to the public. The free summer programs began on June 19 and will conclude on Aug. 6. more »»

Planning commission approves variances

June 22, 2016 After much discussion, the City of Sanibel Planning Commission approved a variance for the construction of a boat dock and lift for a property at 720 Periwinkle Way last week. more »»

Lighthouse, buildings added to historic registry

June 22, 2016 The City of Sanibel Planning Commission unanimously voted to add the Sanibel Lighthouse, the Keepers Quarters and the adjacent Brick Hut to the local historic registry during its Tuesday meeting las... more »»

City explores financing opportunities for improvements for Donax plant

June 22, 2016 The City Council voted to have Mayor Kevin Ruane work closely with staff regarding financing opportunities to implement improvements for the Donax Wasterwater Reclamation Facility at its June 7... more »»

Two Sanibel Island businesses receive certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor for a third year

June 22, 2016 Billy Kirkland, owner of Billy’s Bike Rentals and Segway of Sanibel, moved to Sanibel in 1985 and has never left. more »»

New geriatric care company offers options for individuals in Lee County

June 22, 2016 Jewelyn Sims, owner and founder of Sunshine Aging Care Solutions, began her own geriatric care company in Lee County this month. more »»

Captiva Community Panel finds a glimmer of hope over sewer debate

June 22, 2016 The Captiva Community Panel continues to explore how to implement a program to make sure island septic tanks are functional and non-polluting. more »»

Five easy steps to butterfly gardening

June 22, 2016 Everyone knows that butterflies add inspiration, tranquility, and wonderment to their gardens. more »»

Prescribed burn set for Bailey Tract Tuesday

June 20, 2016 The J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge is planning to implement a prescribed burn of the Bailey Tract this Tuesday, June 21, if weather conditions allo. more »»

Sanibel’s Historical Museum and Village will offer free admission June 18

June 15, 2016 For those of you who haven’t visited the historical village, now is the time to go. On June 18, the museum will offer free admission for the third consecutive year. more »»

Local shell enthusiast helps ‘shellebrate’ National Seashell Day

June 15, 2016 The inaugural National Seashell Day is almost here. more »»

City starts discussion for budget

June 15, 2016 Budget discussions have begun a month earlier this year than in years past. more »»

Update provided on island roundabout study

June 15, 2016 Last week’s City Council meeting included a presentation that shared information about the Lindgren-Periwinkle Roundabout Study to calm concerns voiced by residents. more »»

Rooney running for Congressional District 19

June 15, 2016 Naples resident Francis Rooney has announced his bid for Florida’s 19th Congressional District seat. more »»

 
 

 

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