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Committee to find ways of recognizing Gavin-Walker family

August 9, 2017 With input from the community, and further discussion on the dais, the City Council voted to bring the topic of recognizing the Gavin and Walker family before the Historic Preservation Committee las... more »»

Council further discusses Charter Review Committee

August 9, 2017 The City Council agreed to appoint seven members to the Charter Review Committee, as well as having two at large members and two ex officio members. more »»

Donax Wastewater Reclamation Facility, water rates discussed

August 9, 2017 An update was provided during last week’s City Council meeting regarding the Donax Wastewater Reclamation Facility, as well as sewer and reclaimed water rates. more »»

Life Saving Award presented to Officer Eicher

August 9, 2017 Officer John Eicher was hired by the Sanibel Police Department in August 2012 as a part-time police officer, before being brought on full-time in December of the same year. more »»

Beach parking proposed to increase to $5 an hour

August 9, 2017 A second hearing was scheduled for next month concerning beach parking fees, which has been proposed to increase from $4 to $5 an hour. more »»

Volunteers sought for annual Pine Island Sound Scallop Search

August 9, 2017 Volunteer boat captains, and snorkelers, are being sought for the annual Pine Island Sound Scallop Search, which helps UF/IFAS Lee County Extension and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation... more »»

Campers paddle the Caloosahatchee

August 9, 2017 Six campers and two Sanibel Sea School counselors paddled 41 miles from Alva to Bailey’s Beach along the Caloosahatchee late last month giving them a new appreciation of the river. more »»

Artificial light causing disorientations among sea turtle hatchlings

August 9, 2017 Although the Sanibel-Captiva Conser-vation Foundation’s Sea Turtle Program has had excellent numbers thus far this year, SCCF Sea Turtle Coordinator Kelly Sloan said that recently, they are having... more »»

Shell Ambassadors enhance visitors’ time on the beach

August 9, 2017 Kelle Covington lives and breathes shells. Covington, a docent and Shell Ambassador with the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, has been collecting shells for as long as she can remember. more »»

Center 4 Life accepting Trash to Treasure donations throughout the summer

August 9, 2017 The Center 4 Life is accepting donations all summer long for its annual Trash to Treasure sale in November. more »»

Improve your time with Coach McIntyre for upcoming triathlon

August 2, 2017 A four-week program is being offered at the Sanibel Recreation Center to provide triathletes with the skills they need to do well at their next triathlo. more »»

Planning calls for pitched roofs in resort housing district

August 2, 2017 The City Council gave direction to the planning director last month to bring a proposal before the Planning Commission to have further discussion regarding pitched roofs for three story multifamily... more »»

F.I.S.H. Backpack Program provides nutritious meals for students

August 2, 2017 More than four years ago F.I.S.H. of SANCAP partnered with Blessings in a Backpack to offer the FISH Backpack Program, which provides assistance to youth with food insecurity. more »»

Tarpon, lemon sharks highlight of fishing charter outing near Sanibel

August 2, 2017 As soon as the silver rolls began appearing close to Captain Nathan Sklorenko’s boat, excitement grew as the anglers anxiously waited for the silver king to grab the bait. more »»

Youth spend morning fishing at Causeway

August 2, 2017 For the seventh year, youth gathered at the Sanibel Causeway last Monday for fishing, and a picnic lunch offered by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club through the program, the Sanibel-Captiva Optimis... more »»

ACT to host annual David Barbur’s Biker Brunch Aug. 13

August 2, 2017 For the last six years, Abuse Counseling and Treatment has held its annual motorcycle run in honor of David Barbur, who passed away four years ago. On Sunday, Aug. more »»

Sanibel rice rat study to wrap up next year

August 2, 2017 To learn more about the elusive Sanibel rice rat, J.N. more »»

Local artist Luc Century gives back to the community through his etchings and murals

August 2, 2017 The moment that changed Luc Century’s life was one of reflection: his reflection. more »»

‘Tween Waters Inn Resort & Spa unveils brand new pool for guests

August 2, 2017 After nearly six months of construction, ‘Tween Waters Inn Resort & Spa opened its new Serenity Pool July 13. A ribbon cutting for the pool will be held Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 5 p.m. more »»

No charge for parking at Bowman’s and Turner Beach July 29-30

July 26, 2017 In honor of National Parks & Recreation Month, numerous regional parks, beach sites, boat ramps and pools will offer free parking and swimming Saturday, July 29, and Sunday, July 3. more »»

 
 

 

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