Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander to the Editoren-usFri, 3 Jul 2020 14:48:28 EDTFri, 3 Jul 2020 14:48:28 EDT mandating the wearing of masks the editor: As year-round Sanibel residents and seniors, we have been pleased with the Sanibel City Council's attempts to protect us from the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, the danger is growing rapidly and lurking at our shores.Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:00:00 EDTMore than surprised by letter printed the editor: I was more than a little surprised that the Island Reporter chose to print a letter in the June 24, 2020, issue from a writer who stated that "anyone not wearing a mask outside their home doesn't care about other people's lives" and...Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:00:00 EDTIt is time to listen to the scientists the editor: Gov. Ron DeSantis' failure to "re-open" the state of Florida in a safe manner is taking a severe toll on the health and economic well being of our citizens.Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:00:00 EDTMasks for a different use the editor: While we wrangle over wearing masks, Chinese citizens have been wearing them for years. Pre-COVID, masks provided protection from poor air quality. China manufactures many of our consumer goods, a significant source of pollution.Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:00:00 EDTPolicy change not only in Florida the editor: Perhaps the most distressing statement in William Harvey's letter to the editor published in the June 17 issue of the Island Reporter, which comments on my June 10 guest column ("The governor, the federal courts and the right to...Tue, 23 Jun 2020 00:00:00 EDT