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Refuge announces planned pile burn for Friday

The city of Sanibel has been notified by the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge that the refuge plans to conduct pile burns on Jan. 22 starting at approximately 9 a.m. at the Gavin site, located on the north side of Sanibel-Captiva Road. The piles consist of vegetative debris collected over time from maintenance work conducted at the refuge. No or limited impacts are expected from the burns. The refuge advised that smoke signs will be installed on Sanibel-Captiva Road. For questions, contact U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Zone 5 Prescribed Fire Specialist Greg Suszek — ...

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Miller will have my vote

To the editor: We should all be pleased and encouraged that Mike Miller is a candidate for the Sanibel City Council. Mike brings a rare combination of qualifications that we need on the council now. In many respects Sanibel is and hopefully will remain the small town contemplated in the ...