Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usThu, 20 Sep 2018 08:42:11 EDTThu, 20 Sep 2018 08:42:11 EDT rise must be taken seriously, a United States Representative and a scientist from our regional state university, have come together to acknowledge that sea-level rise is an urgent problem for our community, but one that we must and can address.Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTRotary Happenings: FGCU athletic department big on talent, education and community Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club was honored to have Florida Gulf Coast University Athletic Director Kenneth Kavanagh as our recent Friday morning guest speaker.Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTFaces on Faith: Transforming hearts to heal creation - the month that began as seventh in the monthly sequence of the original Roman calendar - that is until a king named Pompilius (somewhere around 700 BCE) decided to add the two months of January and February and place them at the...Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTShell Shocked: A man's place is not at Costco comes a time in a man's life when he has to take stock of himself and ask the perennial question: "Who am I and what am I doing here?" Don't get itchy. This isn't meant to be a deeply philosophical column pondering the meaning of life.Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTIn The Garden: Pygmy date is a small palm with big appeal pygmy date palm (Phoenix roebelenii) is considered one of the most popular palms seen in the residential landscape. It is hard not to admire this palm as it stands out in the landscape.Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDT