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New spot to rest, regroup added to Sanibel’s shared use path

April 24, 2018 On April 21, the city of Sanibel joined the Sanibel Bicycle Club to officially open the newest rest area along the island's shared use path. more »»

 
 
 

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New spot to rest, regroup added to Sanibel’s shared use path

April 24, 2018 On April 21, the city of Sanibel joined the Sanibel Bicycle Club to officially open the newest rest area along the island's shared use path. more »»

SanCap chamber welcomes board chair, presents awards at annual meeting

April 24, 2018 The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce welcomed its new Board of Directors Chair Aaron Pruss, who presented the golden gavel to Past-Chair Donna Puma, during the Annual Meeting on April 1... more »»

School district to host public forum on sales tax referendum on Sanibel

April 24, 2018 The School District of Lee County is inviting parents, interested parties and the community to two public forums — one on Sanibel — about the sales tax referendum on the November ballot. more »»

Mayor appointed to Florida Municipal Investment Trust board

April 24, 2018 Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane was appointed to the Florida Municipal Investment Trust Board of Trustees at its meeting on March 22. The Florida League of Cities established the board in 1993. more »»

Monthly photo contest winner

April 24, 2018 The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s April photo contest is Judie Zimomra, who submitted a photo of a preening pelican on the Sanibel fishing pier. more »»

News from around the region

Grants to fund major sidewalk projects

April 24, 2018 Over the past five years, the city of Cape Coral has received more than $5 million in state and federal grants for the construction of new sidewalks. more »»

Council discusses proposed D&D boat ramp

April 24, 2018 It was one of those Committee of the Whole meetings where every time staff and consultants answered a question, two or three more questions popped up. more »»

Council member’s code enforcement involvement angers some residents

April 24, 2018 Cape Coral resident Crystal Pescatori had her trailered boat parked along the side of her yard. City code, though, allows for backyard parking for boats onl. more »»

Let's dance

April 24, 2018 For five years, Lehigh Elementary School set the gold standard in the annual “Colors of the Rainbow” team match dance competitio. more »»

DOH-Lee lifts advisory for Yacht Club Beach

April 24, 2018 The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) has removed its advisory about high bacteria levels at the Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach. more »»

Arts & Entertainment

Monthly photo contest winner

April 24, 2018 The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s April photo contest is Judie Zimomra, who submitted a photo of a preening pelican on the Sanibel fishing pier. more »»

Borrow passes to local attractions with a Sanibel library card

April 24, 2018 As Sanibel Public Library’s “Your Library Reimagined” project continues, the facility is open for business. more »»

Sanibel Recreation Center registering for Summer Day Camp

April 24, 2018 The Sanibel Recreation Department's Summer Day Camp is a traditional eight-week camp, which will run from June 4 through July 27. Camp will not be held on July 4. more »»

Public takes advantage of free bike rentals from Tarpon Bay Explorers

April 24, 2018 Earth Day is a time to put the planet on a pedestal to raise awareness and appreciation, inspire and educate the citizens of the world of earth’s natural environment. more »»

Free museum membership upgrade for Sanibel school families

April 20, 2018 Earlier this year, the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum announced that the Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club had underwritten a portion of the value of an annual family membership for all families a... more »»

Business

New spot to rest, regroup added to Sanibel’s shared use path

April 24, 2018 On April 21, the city of Sanibel joined the Sanibel Bicycle Club to officially open the newest rest area along the island's shared use path. more »»

New spot to rest, regroup added to Sanibel’s shared use path

April 24, 2018 On April 21, the city of Sanibel joined the Sanibel Bicycle Club to officially open the newest rest area along the island's shared use path. more »»

SanCap chamber welcomes board chair, presents awards at annual meeting

April 24, 2018 The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce welcomed its new Board of Directors Chair Aaron Pruss, who presented the golden gavel to Past-Chair Donna Puma, during the Annual Meeting on April 1... more »»

School district to host public forum on sales tax referendum on Sanibel

April 24, 2018 The School District of Lee County is inviting parents, interested parties and the community to two public forums — one on Sanibel — about the sales tax referendum on the November ballot. more »»

Mayor appointed to Florida Municipal Investment Trust board

April 24, 2018 Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane was appointed to the Florida Municipal Investment Trust Board of Trustees at its meeting on March 22. The Florida League of Cities established the board in 1993. more »»

Obituaries

Susan Spector

March 27, 2018 Susan Spector, age 68, of Pittsford, NY, and Sanibel passed on March 25, 2018. Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral and Cremations Services are handling the arrangements. more »»

Timothy Hays Vollmer

March 16, 2018 On Thursday, March 2, 2018 Tim Vollmer of Baltimore, formerly of Sanibel Island, Florida. more »»

Joan Elizabeth Karsten

March 8, 2018 Joan Elizabeth (nee Hesse) Karsten. We are honored to share the life of our incredible mother, Joan. more »»

Dr Richard "Dick" J Schilling

March 5, 2018 Dr. Richard "Dick" J. Schilling, 90, a humble servant of Jesus Christ and a dear, dear friend to many, went home to be with his Lord, family by his side, on February 26, 201. more »»

Marilyn Adams West

March 1, 2018 Marilyn Adams West was born in Miami, Florida on June 8, 1935 and died in Memphis, TN on February 27, 2018 after a long illness. She was the daughter of Joseph Henry and Louise Knight Adams. more »»

Local Columns

Give the gift of peace of mind for National Health Care Decisions Day

April 18, 2018 Spring is filled with special occasions that provide opportunities for celebrating, sharing joy and making memories with our families and loved ones. more »»

Rotary Happenings: ARC serves as local no-kill shelter for canines, felines

April 18, 2018 Well it isn’t Friday, if I’m not getting up fairly early and heading to my Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meeting. more »»

Safe at Sea: An ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure

April 18, 2018 This tale involves a brand new boat and an experienced boater. more »»

On the Water: Fishing up and down over the last week

April 18, 2018 Over the past week on the water we experienced days with very strong winds, flat calm days, good strong tides followed by days with little or no tid. more »»

Faces on Faith: Even pastors need shepherds

April 18, 2018 I've been thinking about this coming Sunday, which is sometimes called “Good Shepherd Sunda. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Rally support for Lee County CSC

April 11, 2018 To the editor: Thanks to your many letters and phone calls this last month, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners is ready to vote provisionally for placement of a referendum establishing a... more »»

Find solution to Shell Love Bug

April 11, 2018 To the editor: We are residents of Lee County. Over the past few years, we have been privileged and excited to see the Shell Love Bug at various events around the county. more »»

In support of Pam Rambo

April 4, 2018 To the editor: Pam Rambo is a very well known, highly respected, very creative and beloved artist and personality. more »»

No need for daylight saving time

April 4, 2018 To the editor: Daylight saving time was introduced in World War II. Then, for about 20 years, we only had standard time and later they came up with this nonsense again. more »»

Big thank you to everyone

March 28, 2018 To the editor: Sanibel Uncorked, the 2018 Food and Wine Festival, was an outstanding success held by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club at Lily & Co. Jewelers. more »»

Local Sports & Recreation

New spot to rest, regroup added to Sanibel’s shared use path

April 24, 2018 On April 21, the city of Sanibel joined the Sanibel Bicycle Club to officially open the newest rest area along the island's shared use path. more »»

New spot to rest, regroup added to Sanibel’s shared use path

April 24, 2018 On April 21, the city of Sanibel joined the Sanibel Bicycle Club to officially open the newest rest area along the island's shared use path. more »»

Snook to close in Gulf state and federal waters

April 24, 2018 Snook will close to all harvest in Gulf state, federal and inland waters on May 1. more »»

Leadership change

April 24, 2018 The Dunes Women’s Golf Association recently announced its outgoing officers for 2017. They are Nancy Orr, Ann Kuhnle, Gussie Blue, Jeanne Lindman, Carol Broderson and Betsy Cox. more »»

Making strides

April 24, 2018 The Dunes Women’s Golf Association recently announced that Shari Roehl was the Most Improved Player for 2017. more »»

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