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Labor Day recognizes the efforts of workers

August 28, 2014 Monday is Labor Day. Since the late 19th century, Americans have paid tribute to workers. more »»

 
 
 
Exotic to classic expected at Sept. 1 car show

August 28, 2014 A young Scot Congress was so excited with a new family stationwagon that he spent the night curled up in the back seat. more »»

Captiva family collection will share island's colorful history

August 28, 2014 Captiva Island history will get a huge boost in documenting its colorful history with the release of photos and documents relating to Anthony "Andy" Rosse, owner of the former Andy's Pier who lived... more »»

Sanibel pilot's hobby is no flight of fancy

August 6, 2014 Eden Roshberg may be Sanibel's youngest secret. more »»

Sanibel museum ends its 30th season on Aug. 2

August 1, 2014 What better place to recognize a day of significance than the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village. The village that closes for a couple of months on Aug. 2 is concluding its thirtieth season. more »»

Sanibel artist noted for whimsy is getting popular

August 1, 2014 A Sanibel artist is gaining traction in a sometimes difficult and very competitive market. David Ruhe in Sanibel alone has sold some 30 original paintings, many others in Florida and the US. more »»

Hipschman appointed to Visit Florida committee

August 1, 2014 Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum Executive Director Dorrie Hipschman has been appointed to Visit Florida's Cultural, Heritage, Rural and Nature committee. more »»

Reflective tape ordered on towers over 75 feet

August 1, 2014 It's going to be a little safer for pilots working close to the ground in mosquito patrols, airlifting medical emergencies and covering the beat in television news. more »»

White plans book tour kick off at Sanibel Doc Ford's

August 1, 2014 Sanibel author Randy Wayne White is releasing his new book "Haunted" on Aug. 19, with early book signings planned at the Sanibel Doc Ford's Aug. 17-18. more »»

Not all islanders happy with dark-sky extension

August 1, 2014 As Sanibel re-configures an important ordinance, one upset resident is telling the city enough is enough. And Karen Storjohann said she is not alone in her frustratio. more »»

Record tourist tax a sign of continued recovery

August 1, 2014 Things are continuing to improve in Lee County, with tourist tax collections up in record numbers from previous years. The so-called bed tax in May was up nearly 17 percent from 2013. more »»

Sanibel volunteer is an "angel" to island groups

July 24, 2014 Fishing pole? Nope. Golf club? Nope. Not enough time for any interest outside of volunteerism for Jerry Edelman. more »»

Fort Myers on track with help of Captiva businessman

July 23, 2014 Downtown Fort Myers is a few square blocks of restored hope. And it's partly because of smart and aggressive people like Rene Mivill. more »»

Love is the focus of Sanibel shell exhibit

July 23, 2014 Romance is at the heart of a new activity at the the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum in Sanibel. A Sailors' Valentine board has been located in the museum lobby. more »»

Charging stations offered to Captiva resort guests

July 23, 2014 Some day they'll be as common as gas pumps. But for at least the next few years, electric charging stations will be few in number. more »»

Lightning strike brings dangers home to beach workers

July 23, 2014 A lightning strike that left one person dead and two injured — one critically — has brought the danger of summer storms home to Fort Myers Beach residents and worker. more »»

Name of pilot in Captiva crash released

July 19, 2014 The pilot who crashed his small plane into the Gulf of Mexico off Upper Captiva Island Wednesday night has been identified as Gregg Howard, 62, of 122 Nina Street N.E., St. Petersburg. more »»

Preliminary results for Captiva crash available in days

July 19, 2014 Federal accident investigators say it will take days to trace the movements of a small plane that ended up in the bay waters near the Salty Approach Airport on North Captiva Island on Wednesday. more »»

Island jeweler celebrates birthday with July 17-19 event

July 16, 2014 A popular island retailer will celebrate its birthday with the introduction of new services and products at its landmark store. Lily & Co. more »»

Sanibel bikers prone to injury are mostly middle aged

July 16, 2014 Better get some practice before heading out on the little black ribbons lacing throughout Sanibel Islan. more »»

 
 

 

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Don't Forget To Stretch!

October 3, 2011 Even the most diligent exercisers tend to forget one of the most important components of any exercise program –stretching. more »

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