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Refuge partners with Sanibel Public Library for 75th anniversary exhibits

To spread its message about Jay Norwood “Ding” Darling’s creation 75 years ago of the refuge now named for him, the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge and “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge are partnering with the Sanibel Public Library on 75th anniversary exhibits. “Ding” the Sportsman, Conservationist and Artist will feature artifacts from his life that have never before been publicly displayed, along with an exhibit of his editorial cartoons, which were syndicated throughout the United States from the 1920-40s. Other works by the artist, ...

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Transition of power issues, even on our island

To the editor: Sanibel’s City Council will have a vacant seat effective Nov. 3. That is because Councilman Jason Maughan decided to run for Florida state representative and, in doing so, needed to comply with Florida’s “resign to run” law (F.S.A. § 99.012). Specially, Florida law ...