Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Newsen-usWed, 24 Jan 2018 04:50:48 EDTWed, 24 Jan 2018 04:50:48 EDT commission supports variance for Lighthouse Way residence Sanibel Planning Commission approved a variance to the land development code for a home on Lighthouse Way during its recent meeting, which began with one of the commissioners resigning.Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDTUPDATE: 'Ding' Darling fully operational Normal operations have resumed at the the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge following the three-day government shutdown. "The refuge will fully reopen today," Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik said today in a prepared statement.Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDTState finds use of force justified in Sanibel officer-involved shooting State Attorney's Office has found the use of deadly force by two Sanibel police officers and a deputy sheriff justified in the 2016 officer-involved shooting on Sanibel.Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDTSanibel Public Library to close in preparation for continuing renovation city of Sanibel reported today that the Sanibel Public Library is embarking on Phase II of the Your Library Reimagined project. In preparation for the second phase, the library will be closed from Jan. 20-31, with plans for it to reopen on Feb.Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDTIsland Inn Road reopens to pedestrian, bicycle traffic city of Sanibel announced today that that the stretch of Island Inn Road immediately west of Tarpon Bay Road has been reopened for pedestrian and bicycle use only. Motorized vehicle traffic, however, remains prohibited.Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT