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Vote on facts and past action, not party

October 31, 2018 To the editor: As a registered Independent, I appreciate the unifying message of recent signs suggesting water quality is important for Republicans and Democrats alike. more »»

Dangerous curve at Blind Pass

October 31, 2018 To the editor: The residents of Del Sega are facing a worsening situation with the cars speeding through a 25 mph zone at Blind Pass. I have been a property owner since the late 1970. more »»

Tourism is bigger economic value to Florida

October 24, 2018 To the editor: I noticed from the map by the Sugar Farmers — published in the Islander — that they claim 30 percent of polluted water from Lake Okeechobee is directed along the Caloosahatchee River... more »»

Vote yes on half-penny sales tax

October 24, 2018 To the editor: Sanibel voters, I’m certain, know the value of a good education. more »»

Keep 'water signs' non-political

October 10, 2018 To the editor: The “water signs” that are popping up in yards all over the islands are meant to bring attention to an horrendous crisis that affects us all, and screams for resolution. more »»

Vote yes on Referendum No. 3

October 10, 2018 To the editor: Efforts continue to allow for broadening of gambling in Florida. Referendum No. 3 provides an opportunity for a focused, objective public policy discussion on this industr. more »»

Caloosahatchee pollution

October 3, 2018 To the editor: As we read it, the facts are as follows: - Lake Okeechobee and its tributaries are hopelessly polluted, and - There is a water-cleansing facility south of Lake Okeechobee, operated by... more »»

Thank you to all

September 26, 2018 To the editor: Well, it wasn’t a triathlon — but it still was a lot of fun. more »»

Shell Love Bug lawsuit struggles on

September 19, 2018 To the editor: Instead of making an earnest effort to resolve the dispute over the Shell Love Bug, Lee County’s attorneys continue to confuse and complicate the issue, resulting in more delay and... more »»

No action being taken, just talk

September 19, 2018 To the editor: Sanibel used to be my happy place. For many months now I have watched our air and water become more and more toxic. more »»

Local marketing, PR effort might not be enough

September 12, 2018 To the editor: I would like to commend the Sanibel Chamber of Commerce and the Southwest Florida marketing and public relations professionals who have launched a campaign to “share positive aspects... more »»

Many thanks

September 6, 2018 To the editor: As I begin this message, I want to offer my sincere thanks to the community who supported my re-election to the District 1 seat on the Lee County School Board! I am honored and humble... more »»

Dunes repaving project an eyesore

September 6, 2018 To the editor: My wife and I have owned homes on Sanibel since the mid 1980s. We moved full time to our current residence in the Dunes in 2013 after residing 20 years in Miami Beach. more »»

Keep pressure on politicians

September 6, 2018 To the editor: Thank you for printing in the Aug. more »»

No more produce from SWFL

September 6, 2018 To the editor: Well my family has stopped buying vegetables and fruits from Southwest Florida. Lake Okeechobee is killing wildlife and ocean life near our favorite vacation place, Sanibel Island. more »»

Eliminating off-island event advertising is not a solution

September 6, 2018 To the editor: On Sept. 11, 2018, the Sanibel City Council should veto Ordinance 18-009 for the following reasons: n Do the simple math There are 90 days of high season, from January to March. more »»

Facing problem is only way to generate change

September 6, 2018 To the editor: Many thanks to the Island Reporter for its extensive and frank coverage of the tragic environmental calamity that has hit our island and nearby beaches this summer. more »»

Thank you to city staff

August 29, 2018 To the editor: Kudos for the city of Sanibel staff for their advance planning, quick action and efficient management of an unexpected serious problem facing Sanibe. more »»

Time to act is now

August 29, 2018 To the editor: Dr. more »»

Stop placing blame, find a solution

August 29, 2018 To the editor: Respectfully Sen. Nelson, I’d like to address your guest commentary in the Aug. 8, 2018, issue of Fort Myers Beach Observer (which also ran in the Aug. more »»

 
 

 

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