Happy Anniversary, Sanibel!
November 4, 2009 When islanders awoke this morning, many of them might not have known that today — Nov. 5 — is the 35th anniversary of the City of Sanibel's incorporation. more »»
Time for flu shots
October 8, 2009 Stock up on tissues and chicken soup, it's that time of the year again. And this flu season promises to be an unpleasant one. more »»
Dream may come true
September 25, 2009 One of the most revered and respected names in the history of island is Bailey, whose family founded the Sanibel Packing Company in 1899, which today is still considered one of the... more »»
Need knows no 'off-season'
September 10, 2009 For many of us, the Labor Day holiday is an annual tradition comprised of a three-day weekend marked by beach outings and barbeques, gatherings with family and friends and a celebration... more »»
Sanibel ready for another battle vs. county
August 20, 2009 Just as islanders began to settle down following a three-month skirmish with the Lee County Department of Transportation over their proposed disbanding of the LeeWay toll discount... more »»
Size matters, especially for gators
August 5, 2009 Last week, Sanibelians were given a somber reminder that we all live on a sanctuary island inhabited by creatures which date back to the prehistoric era, and that sometimes interaction... more »»
Keep your eyes and ears open
July 29, 2009 It's that time of year again. No, we're not talking about hurricane season or beating the heat or even — kids, cover your ears — preparing to go back to school. more »»
Too many children are left behind
July 23, 2009 Lee County school officials and their acolytes are again toasting district accomplishments with half-full glasses held high and checkbooks at the ready for another round of... more »»
Cap plan good, but not good enough
July 16, 2009 At Tuesday's public meeting with the Lee County Department of Transportation, the community finally heard the specifics involved with the plan to alter the LeeWay toll discount program. more »»
Lightning strikes no laughing matter
June 17, 2009 In the John Candy/Dan Aykroyd 1988 comedy “The Great Outdoors,” there’s a very funny scene in which they encounter a disheveled man who claims to have been hit in the head by lightning... more »»
Just say no to toll hike
June 10, 2009 It doesn’t take too much time for news to spread across the island, so when details regarding the Lee County Commissioners’ plan to raise tolls on three local crossings — including the... more »»
Don’t be complacent — be prepared!
June 4, 2009 Hurricane season began on Monday and officials on the national, state and local level are again united as they issue their annual call to action: Be prepared. more »»