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Refuge hosting ninth annual photo contest for high schoolers

The ninth annual “Ding” Darling-Theodore Cross High School Photography Contest has kicked off with a deadline of Feb. 15. It invites high school students in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry counties to compete for prizes that include a Canon digital SLR camera package, special photography opportunities to be announced, and copies of “Waterbirds: Portraits and Anecdotes from Birding Adventures” by contest namesake, the late Theodore Cross. Cross, who lived part-time on Sanibel, marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; advised the Johnson and Nixon administrations on ...

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Virtual Southwest Florida Reading Festival to kick off

The 22nd annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival in March will be a month-long, fully virtual celebration of the power of reading brought to the community by the Lee County Library System. Nearly 30 acclaimed authors will provide nightly programming on March 1-12. Other highlights include ...

Island Lifestyles


Letters to the Editor

Red flag

To the editor: WHAAAT! Really. Is that absolutely necessary? What’s that supposed to achieve? How exactly can it help — anything? or anybody? That mind-jarring rapid-fire stream of unvoiced queries arose as spontaneously as my audible gasp the other day as I walked past one particular ...