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SCCF tank talks help raise awareness on local species

July 27, 2016 To help residents and visitors understand what exactly is lurking in their backyards, the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation holds tank talks once every two weeks at the SCCF Nature Center. more »»

 
 
 

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SCCF tank talks help raise awareness on local species

July 27, 2016 To help residents and visitors understand what exactly is lurking in their backyards, the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation holds tank talks once every two weeks at the SCCF Nature Center. more »»

New chef arrives at SS Hookers

July 27, 2016 Florida native Richard Howze became SS Hookers new head chef last month. more »»

Windell Campbell opens kids’ imaginations through storytelling

July 27, 2016 As soon as Windell Campbell took the stage at the Sanibel Public Library July 20, the entire audience was mesmerized. Not a single eye wandered. more »»

Neill’s big risk paying off for the future of the ocean

July 27, 2016 There is a photo hanging on the wall inside the facility of the Sanibel Sea School of its founders, Dr. more »»

San-Cap club teaching sport to Sanibel youth

July 27, 2016 It can be a challenge for parents to find ways to keep their children busy during the summer vacation months, but the San-Cap Optimist Club, along with the Sanibel Recreation Center, is helping out... more »»

News from around the region

CCPD Internal Affairs investigation: Detective lied on application

July 29, 2016 Internal Affairs investigations opened against a now-former Cape Coral Police Department detective found that the officer lied during his employment process and did not properly perform his duties. more »»

BaconFest: Unique event in South Cape on Aug. 6

July 29, 2016 Tickets are on sale for one of the South Cape's most unique events — and it involves bacon. The annual South Cape BaconFest will be held on Aug. 6 from 7 to 11 p.m. more »»

Services set for teenage shooting victims

July 29, 2016 Services have been arranged to lay to rest two local teens who were tragically gunned down during Monday’s early morning shooting at the Club Blu in Fort Myers. more »»

Final public hearing on Bimini land use Monday

July 29, 2016 Continuation of the final public hearing to adopt an ordinance creating a Downtown Mixed land use designation for 48 acres of parcels in the Bimini Basin project area will be heard Monday by City... more »»

Arts & Entertainment

Wild Coffee Duo Announces Selections for July Concerts

July 21, 2016 The musicians of the Wild Coffee Duo (Susie Kelly, cello, and Abbey Allison, piano) have announced the selections they’ll play during their concert, "A Trip to the Zoo. more »»

Author DiVitto Kelly visits the Captiva Memorial Library to discuss new horror novel

July 20, 2016 DiVitto Kelly describes his first novel, “Seal Cove,” as a throwback horror story with just the right mix of humor, smarts and monster gore. more »»

Island Ballroom, Sanibel Dance, Pilates and Yoga form partnership to offer clients more

July 14, 2016 Dance instructor and business owner David Flory of Island Ballroom wants to give back to the community by giving students a stress-free environment to practice ballroom dancing as a form of relief. more »»

‘Lily Rocks’ party celebrates 10-year anniversary

June 22, 2016 A large white tent will be erected this weekend in the parking lot of Lily & C. more »»

Young surfer uses inspiration of ocean for his artwork

June 15, 2016 A manager of Pinocchio’s Original Italian Ice Cream grew up on Sanibel, witnessing the pure beauty of the island, while living in the Bailey Homestead. “It was quite the experience. more »»

Business

New chef arrives at SS Hookers

July 27, 2016 Florida native Richard Howze became SS Hookers new head chef last month. more »»

START’s BYOB program has given out 9,475 reusable bags to local businesses

July 20, 2016 START’s BYOB program has progressed tremendously since its initial launch last November. So far, the program has handed out 9,475 reusable bags to local businesses on Sanibel. more »»

4G network now available for AT&T Sanibel customers

July 20, 2016 Sanibel residents and visitors now have access to 4G network on their AT&T smartphones and tablets providing a faster internet experience. more »»

Sanibel resident gives birding cruises

July 14, 2016 Shortly after Ken Burgener took his very first cruise trip, the idea for what is now Carefree Birding, was born. more »»

Island Ballroom, Sanibel Dance, Pilates and Yoga form partnership to offer clients more

July 14, 2016 Dance instructor and business owner David Flory of Island Ballroom wants to give back to the community by giving students a stress-free environment to practice ballroom dancing as a form of relief. more »»

Obituaries

Martin Edward "Marty" Roepstorff

July 13, 2016 Martin Edward âMartyã Roepstorff passed away peacefully under the gentle care of Good Shepherd Hospice on Monday, July 11, 201. more »»

Herbert E. Becke Jr

June 30, 2016 Herbert E. Becke Jr.  passed away on June 7th, 2016, just a few hrs. after the  75th anniversary of D day. Herb was involved in the 2nd wave of Army infantry that landed in Normand. more »»

Richard (Dick) Croft Kennedy

June 29, 2016 Richard (Dick) Croft Kennedy had the courage to choose his life, and his death, in the place he loved the most: on Damariscotta Lake in Nobleboro, Maine after a week surrounded by three generations... more »»

Kenneth James Kelly

June 15, 2016 Kenneth James Kelly, age 76, of North Fort Myers and Easton, CT., passed away at home on 06/12/16. He was born May 19, 1940 in Yonkers, N.Y., son of Frank A. and Mary A. Kelly. more »»

Dale Eugene Armstrong

May 24, 2016 Dale Eugene Armstrong, Born June 15, 1927, in Windfall, Indiana, died May 12, 2016, Sanibel Island, Florida. more »»

Local Columns

Shell Shocked: The balance of nature

July 27, 2016 I recently convened a meeting of representatives from many of the wildlife species in Sanibel. more »»

Living Sanibel: The royal palm symbolizes the tropical nature of south Florida

July 27, 2016 The name fits the tree perfectly, “Royal Palm. more »»

What's Blooming in Paradise: The glory bower vine gives off a profusion of pretty petals

July 27, 2016 Plant Subject: Glory bower vine (Clerodendrum speciosum ) First impression: Dramatic, exotic, shades of purple and red bell shaped flowers that cascade in multitudes. more »»

On the Water: Slightly cooler days heat up fishing

July 27, 2016 A slight breeze in the mornings and afternoon thunderstorms gave us a little relief from the scorching heat the previous week. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Club returns to Friday morning speakers series

July 27, 2016 For a few weeks in July our regular Rotary meetings have been concentrating basically on Sanibel-Captiva Rotary business and going over some of the details with this year’s budgeting figures and... more »»

Letters to the Editor

"Spirit of '45"

July 27, 2016 To the editor: As a Purple Heart combat infantry veteran of World War II I appreciate your commendation and thanks to those who fought in that war, as expressed in your July 13 editorial, "Spirit o... more »»

Vote for clean water candidates

July 27, 2016 To the editor: To all true patriots! In this all important election year it so very important to vote and support "pro clean water" candidates. more »»

Chauncy Goss for Congress

July 27, 2016 To the editor: Goss, a name revered and respected in Southwest Florida, throughout the entire state and indeed across America. more »»

Protests should be directed at the government, not police

July 27, 2016 To the editor: The murder of Alton Sterling and Philand Castile by police was tragic. The murder of Dallas police was a very, very tragic event. Thousands are now involved in protest. more »»

Rewriting history

July 20, 2016 To the editor: The recent letter to the editor entitled “Vote for water quality” submitted by Jill Dillon has two significant error. more »»

Local Sports & Recreation

On the Water: Slightly cooler days heat up fishing

July 27, 2016 A slight breeze in the mornings and afternoon thunderstorms gave us a little relief from the scorching heat the previous week. more »»

On the Water: Hot days on the water make fishing a challenge

July 20, 2016 Extreme heat kept many anglers off the water over the past week. The few that did venture out found fishing wasn’t too bad at times. more »»

On the Water: Beat the heat to catch the most fish

July 14, 2016 Summertime weather with calm seas and blue skies gave anglers a host of fishing opportunities over the week. Inshore fishing was hit or miss as many anglers reported over the week. more »»

First paddleboard girls camp offered through Sanibel Sea School

July 6, 2016 The Sanibel Sea School is holding its first Wahine Tao Girls Paddleboarding Camp this month to teach young girls survival skills and paddleboarding all while boosting their confidence as they exceed... more »»

On the Water: Looking forward to July fishing

July 6, 2016 As we head into the month of July, we should have more good weather days to target fish both inshore and offshore, including gag grouper that are back in season. more »»

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