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Volunteers sought for annual Pine Island Sound Scallop Search

August 9, 2017 Volunteer boat captains, and snorkelers, are being sought for the annual Pine Island Sound Scallop Search, which helps UF/IFAS Lee County Extension and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation... more »»

Campers paddle the Caloosahatchee

August 9, 2017 Six campers and two Sanibel Sea School counselors paddled 41 miles from Alva to Bailey’s Beach along the Caloosahatchee late last month giving them a new appreciation of the river. more »»

Artificial light causing disorientations among sea turtle hatchlings

August 9, 2017 Although the Sanibel-Captiva Conser-vation Foundation’s Sea Turtle Program has had excellent numbers thus far this year, SCCF Sea Turtle Coordinator Kelly Sloan said that recently, they are having... more »»

Shell Ambassadors enhance visitors’ time on the beach

August 9, 2017 Kelle Covington lives and breathes shells. Covington, a docent and Shell Ambassador with the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, has been collecting shells for as long as she can remember. more »»

Center 4 Life accepting Trash to Treasure donations throughout the summer

August 9, 2017 The Center 4 Life is accepting donations all summer long for its annual Trash to Treasure sale in November. more »»

Improve your time with Coach McIntyre for upcoming triathlon

August 2, 2017 A four-week program is being offered at the Sanibel Recreation Center to provide triathletes with the skills they need to do well at their next triathlo. more »»

Planning calls for pitched roofs in resort housing district

August 2, 2017 The City Council gave direction to the planning director last month to bring a proposal before the Planning Commission to have further discussion regarding pitched roofs for three story multifamily... more »»

F.I.S.H. Backpack Program provides nutritious meals for students

August 2, 2017 More than four years ago F.I.S.H. of SANCAP partnered with Blessings in a Backpack to offer the FISH Backpack Program, which provides assistance to youth with food insecurity. more »»

Tarpon, lemon sharks highlight of fishing charter outing near Sanibel

August 2, 2017 As soon as the silver rolls began appearing close to Captain Nathan Sklorenko’s boat, excitement grew as the anglers anxiously waited for the silver king to grab the bait. more »»

Youth spend morning fishing at Causeway

August 2, 2017 For the seventh year, youth gathered at the Sanibel Causeway last Monday for fishing, and a picnic lunch offered by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club through the program, the Sanibel-Captiva Optimis... more »»

ACT to host annual David Barbur’s Biker Brunch Aug. 13

August 2, 2017 For the last six years, Abuse Counseling and Treatment has held its annual motorcycle run in honor of David Barbur, who passed away four years ago. On Sunday, Aug. more »»

Sanibel rice rat study to wrap up next year

August 2, 2017 To learn more about the elusive Sanibel rice rat, J.N. more »»

Local artist Luc Century gives back to the community through his etchings and murals

August 2, 2017 The moment that changed Luc Century’s life was one of reflection: his reflection. more »»

‘Tween Waters Inn Resort & Spa unveils brand new pool for guests

August 2, 2017 After nearly six months of construction, ‘Tween Waters Inn Resort & Spa opened its new Serenity Pool July 13. A ribbon cutting for the pool will be held Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 5 p.m. more »»

No charge for parking at Bowman’s and Turner Beach July 29-30

July 26, 2017 In honor of National Parks & Recreation Month, numerous regional parks, beach sites, boat ramps and pools will offer free parking and swimming Saturday, July 29, and Sunday, July 3. more »»

City votes to hold line on millage rate

July 26, 2017 The City Council voted to remain at 1.9139 mills for the proposed operating millage rate for the 2017 tax year last week. The rolled-back rate for the City of Sanibel 2017 tax year is 1. more »»

Name change for Tarpon Bay Road?

July 26, 2017 Although the City Council all agreed that a request from the Gavin family to change the name of a major road on the island meets a historical point of view, they were unsure of what policies need to... more »»

Council starts advertising for Charter Review Committee

July 26, 2017 Seven members will be elected for the Charter Review Committee to meet once a month for a year to go over the charter in its entirety, according to a vote the City Council took last week. more »»

BIG ARTS lease discussed at council meeting

July 26, 2017 A new lease for BIG ARTS was discussed in detail during the City Council’s meeting last week due to the request of a liquor license. more »»

Two chimney swift hatchlings receiving care at CROW

July 26, 2017 Four chimney swift hatchlings arrived at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on July 11, only two, or three days old. more »»

 
 

 

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