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Sanibel-Captiva News

Mosquito control set for the islands

The Lee County Mosquito Control District has scheduled spray truck activity for Sanibel and Captiva. The district reported that the following areas will be treated for adult mosquitoes from between sunset today and 2 a.m. Aug. 6 by Ultra Low Volume spray trucks: - East end from Sanibel Lighthouse west to Dixie Beach Boulevard and the west end of Middle Gulf Drive at Casa Ybel Road on Sanibel - From the west end of West Gulf Drive east to Casa Ybel Road including Rabbit Road and Tarpon Bay Road and west of Periwinkle Way on Sanibel - From Blind Pass southeast to Belding Drive on ...

Local Sports & Recreation

News from around the region

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


George E Stripp

George E. Stripp, 74, of Sanibel, FL passed away August 2, 2021. Arrangements entrusted to Full Metz Cremation and Funeral Services. www.fullermetz.com

Letters to the Editor

Leaders should encourage vaccinations

To the editor: To read our local papers and listen to our city leaders, one would think Covid 19 was a problem of the past. Few businesses post signs to ask customers to wear a face mask and only a handful actually require face masks for entrance. Yet, Florida has fully 20 percent of all ...