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Encourage you to give Miller your vote

To the editor: Being a member of the Sanibel City Council is a demanding job requiring demonstrated skill and commitment. By these criteria, Mike Miller is fully qualified. Before coming to Sanibel, Miller was an Air Force Academy graduate and command pilot in Vietnam. He is a lawyer, ...

Bondurant for Sanibel City Council

To the editor: We know of no other Sanibel resident who is more suited in personality, temperament, ability and experience to serve on the Sanibel City Council than Mary Bondurant. She has given so much over so many years to benefit the Sanibel community, and it is her strong desire to ...

Bondurant will have my vote

To the editor: I am pleased to endorse Mary Bondurant for a seat on the Sanibel City Council. As a longtime resident of the city who has raised her family here, she is keenly focused on the things that concern and affect her fellow Sanibel residents. She is very aware of the issues ...

Support for Miller for city council

To the editor: Several years ago, the city of Sanibel’s finances, in particular the pension program, was in less than stellar shape. After Kevin Ruane was elected to the council, we saw how important it is that we have someone with financial expertise on the council. Ruane is now on the Lee ...

Shocked, dismayed by Maughan’s final pitch

To the editor: On Jan. 21, the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce sponsored a virtual “town hall” Candidate Forum for the six candidates seeking election to the Sanibel City Council, in order to introduce themselves and to present their credentials and perspectives to ...

Miller exhibited qualifications required, needed

To the editor: I was surprised to learn only 100 of us heard the excellent debate sponsored by the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce for the six candidates running for three seats available on the Sanibel City Council on Election Day, March 2. My conclusion that although all ...

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 ...

Miller for Sanibel City Council

To the editor: Why is Mike Miller my first choice for the city council? Mike has lived on Sanibel for 20 years. He is highly qualified to serve on the council with his education and job experience. He is a Florida attorney who has been a corporate chief financial officer and he has expertise ...

Stop using the word ‘fight’

To the editor: I keep hearing people use the word “fight.” “We will fight to protect our beliefs. “We will fight to protect the environment.” “We will fight to do … this or that.” Could we please stop using the word “fight” and use the word “work”? “Work” implies ...

Country is better than this

To the editor: Like many, I knew violence was planned on Jan. 6, when the Constitution requires the vice president and both houses of Congress to count the electoral votes of all states to certify the results of the election. We watched the votes accepted for Alabama and Alaska, then GOP ...