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Confirmed COVID-19 cases on islands holding steady

April 2, 2020 Lee County has 245 confirmed cases of COVID-19 — 237 Florida residents and eight non-residents — which includes four cases between Sanibel and Captiva, the Florida Department of Health reported. more »»

Virus-related updates on island activities, more

April 2, 2020 (Editor's note: To have an item or announcement added to the list, call 239-472-1587 or email Editor Tiffany Repecki at more »»

Governor issues statewide stay-at-home order

April 1, 2020 UPDATE: Today, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a statewide stay-at-home order effective on April 3. more »»

Sign of the times

April 1, 2020 Amy Wainwright recently provided this photograph of a stuffed bunny — donning a medical mask — on top of a mailbox on Sanibel. more »»

CECI announces cancellation of annual festival

April 1, 2020 In spring, the natural world begins its shift in growing and blooming; birds are migrating and seeds are sprouting. more »»

Historical village highlights beloved 'Cracker house'

April 1, 2020 There is a place on Sanibel where visitors can step back in time and see a real “Cracker house” built in 1913. more »»

Public asked to fish responsibly

April 1, 2020 Because of pandemic measures, the J.N. more »»

Library's eShelf delivers the world to your door

April 1, 2020 The Sanibel Public Library is closed out of concern for the health and safety of patrons and staff amid the spread of COVID-19. more »»

Dunes announces DMGA Member-Guest results

April 1, 2020 The 2020 Dunes Men's Golf Association Member-Guest was recently held at the Dunes Golf & Tennis Club on Sanibel. more »»

Historical village spotlights two volunteers

April 1, 2020 Alan and Edina Lessack started volunteering at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village about 2010 and came to Sanibel in the late 1980s when a cousin invited them to spend a week at their Casa Ybe... more »»

SCUCC live steaming Sunday service, more

April 1, 2020 During this time of COVID-19 precautions, Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ will be live streaming its worship service every Sunday at 10 a.m. via the church's YouTube pag. more »»

H2O youths take part in Night to Shine

April 1, 2020 In February, H2O students and leaders participated in the Night To Shine event, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation and hosted by Sanibel Community Church. more »»

Sawfish: What to do when you accidentally hook one

April 1, 2020 When I started graduate school at Florida State University, I had never seen a sawfish in the wild but I was excited to be part of the recovery of a species I had been so awestruck by in aquariums. more »»

Confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sanibel increases

March 31, 2020 Lee County has 185 confirmed cases of COVID-19 — 178 Florida residents and seven non-residents — which includes a third case recorded on Sanibel, according to the Florida Department of Healt. more »»

Refuge, DDWS and Sanibel Sea School turn to tech to stay connected to public

March 31, 2020 With most programs and activities canceled or suspended due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, some island entities are tapping into modern technology to engage, entertain and educate the publ. more »»

Students return to class via virtual learning

March 31, 2020 As communities strive to contain the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak by adhering to social distancing guidelines, Lee County students got back to work hitting the books this week — from their homes. more »»

CCP seeking feedback on septic-sewer issue

March 31, 2020 The Captiva Community Panel is asking for input from property owners outside of the South Seas Island Resort on converting from septic systems to sewers in a recently released straw poll. more »»

Monday after the Masters canceled due to COVID-19

March 31, 2020 The Captiva Community Panel reported that its upcoming annual golf tourney is canceled. Monday after the Masters 2020 was scheduled for April 13 with a shotgun start at 3 p.m. more »»

Lee County school closures extended until May

March 31, 2020 The School District of Lee County has extended its school closure until May 1 following a recommendation from the Florida Department of Education. more »»

Paddling Tip of the Week

March 31, 2020 Foot protection is particularly important when entering or exiting the water. more »»

Virus-related updates on island activities, more

March 31, 2020 (Editor's note: To have an item or announcement added to the list, call 239-472-1587 or email Editor Tiffany Repecki at 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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