Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islanderhttp://www.captivasanibel.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 15 Oct 2019 07:48:10 EDTTue, 15 Oct 2019 07:48:10 EDT of two top U.S. officials expected to arrive on Sanibel vice president, or president, is anticipated to arrive in Fort Myers tonight for a visit. The Federal Aviation Administration issued a temporary flight restriction on Oct. 9 for VIP movement from today, Oct. 11, at 11:45 p.m. to Oct.Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDTSCCF, Sanibel Sea School: Testing finds red tide on beaches samples taken by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation's Marine Lab scientists from Oct. 4-10 at Tarpon Road Beach and Algiers Beach showed red tide at medium concentrations, according to officials.Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDTSCCF celebrates record number of hatchlings three nests still to hatch, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Sea Turtle Program Coordinator Kelly Sloane was elated to report on a surprising comeback season with a record number of hatchlings at an end-of-season event on Oct.Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDTCorps continues Lake Okeechobee releases to Caloosahatchee U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Jacksonville District continued to release water from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary this week and no releases to the St. Lucie Estuary, officials reported today in a prepared statement.Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDTUnique island bloom resident Joe Salatino has been raising orchids for over 50 years and recently bloomed a new species for the first time, the Stanhopia Jenischiana.Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDT