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Bailey Tract restoration plan on hold

April 23, 2018 The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge has postponed a hydrological restoration project planned for the Bailey Tract until black-necked stilts have finishing nesting at the site. more »»

 
 
 

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Bailey Tract restoration plan on hold

April 23, 2018 The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge has postponed a hydrological restoration project planned for the Bailey Tract until black-necked stilts have finishing nesting at the site. more »»

Kemp's ridley sea turtle kicks off nesting season

April 20, 2018 One of the islands' favorite visitors are back again to pick just the right spots on the beaches. more »»

Captiva fire commission approves manufacturer for district's boat

April 20, 2018 The manufacturer of the Captiva Island Fire Control District's first-ever vessel has been selected. more »»

Junonia, Scotch bonnet found on Sanibel

April 20, 2018 Cape Coral residents Joseph and Barbara Ann Timko recently found a junonia shell and a Scotch bonnet shell near the Gulfside City Park Beach on Sanibel. more »»

Hurricane Irma Shared Use Path repair project begins

April 20, 2018 Sanibel began repairing hurricane related damage to the city's Shared Use Path system on April 20. Because of the nature of the damage, the project will receive FEMA funding assistance. more »»

News from around the region

Fort Myers Beach homicide suspect Lois Riess caught in Texas

April 20, 2018 After a nation-wide womanhunt, Lois Ann Riess of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, was captured in Texas. Members of the U.. more »»

Topoleski named Interim Fire Chief/Emergency Management Director

April 20, 2018 Cape Coral City Manager John Szerlag, has appointed Fire Deputy Chief Robert Topoleski to serve as Interim Fire Chief/Emergency Management Director. more »»

Cape woman charged in construction site theft

April 20, 2018 A Cape Coral woman was arrested on April 19 on charges of grand theft, fraud, and dealing in stolen property. Presley Lynch, 22, of 1002 N.. more »»

Murder suspect apprehended in Texas

April 20, 2018 Following a national manhunt, wanted fugitive Lois Riess was apprehended by the US Marshals Service  earlier this evening in South Padre Island, Texas, according to a report issued early this mornin... more »»

Appraisals for old golf course site in

April 19, 2018 The city of Cape Coral now has some hard numbers by which to weigh its purchase of the 175-acre old golf course site. more »»

Arts & Entertainment

Free museum membership upgrade for Sanibel school families

April 20, 2018 Earlier this year, the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum announced that the Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club had underwritten a portion of the value of an annual family membership for all families a... more »»

SCCF to host program on shorebird monitoring

April 20, 2018 Join the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation's biologists to learn about the various shorebird species that nest on the island beaches, including snowy plovers, Wilson plovers and least terns. more »»

Sanibel artist, couple show support for WGCU

April 19, 2018 Sanibel residents Dr. more »»

The Sanibel School

April 18, 2018 Citizens of the Week Kindergarteners and first-grade students earn Sea Horse tickets for good behavior, a helpful attitude and an eagerness to learn. more »»

CROW Calendar of Events

April 18, 2018 TODAY, APRIL 18 - Wildlife Rescue 101 at 11 a.m. more »»

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Bailey Tract restoration plan on hold

April 23, 2018 The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge has postponed a hydrological restoration project planned for the Bailey Tract until black-necked stilts have finishing nesting at the site. more »»

Kemp's ridley sea turtle kicks off nesting season

April 20, 2018 One of the islands' favorite visitors are back again to pick just the right spots on the beaches. more »»

Captiva fire commission approves manufacturer for district's boat

April 20, 2018 The manufacturer of the Captiva Island Fire Control District's first-ever vessel has been selected. more »»

Hurricane Irma Shared Use Path repair project begins

April 20, 2018 Sanibel began repairing hurricane related damage to the city's Shared Use Path system on April 20. Because of the nature of the damage, the project will receive FEMA funding assistance. more »»

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, CROW recognized

April 20, 2018 The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce honored six local individuals and businesses who positively influence Lee County. more »»

Obituaries

Susan Spector

March 27, 2018 Susan Spector, age 68, of Pittsford, NY, and Sanibel passed on March 25, 2018. Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral and Cremations Services are handling the arrangements. more »»

Timothy Hays Vollmer

March 16, 2018 On Thursday, March 2, 2018 Tim Vollmer of Baltimore, formerly of Sanibel Island, Florida. more »»

Joan Elizabeth Karsten

March 8, 2018 Joan Elizabeth (nee Hesse) Karsten. We are honored to share the life of our incredible mother, Joan. more »»

Dr Richard "Dick" J Schilling

March 5, 2018 Dr. Richard "Dick" J. Schilling, 90, a humble servant of Jesus Christ and a dear, dear friend to many, went home to be with his Lord, family by his side, on February 26, 201. more »»

Marilyn Adams West

March 1, 2018 Marilyn Adams West was born in Miami, Florida on June 8, 1935 and died in Memphis, TN on February 27, 2018 after a long illness. She was the daughter of Joseph Henry and Louise Knight Adams. more »»

Local Columns

Give the gift of peace of mind for National Health Care Decisions Day

April 18, 2018 Spring is filled with special occasions that provide opportunities for celebrating, sharing joy and making memories with our families and loved ones. more »»

Rotary Happenings: ARC serves as local no-kill shelter for canines, felines

April 18, 2018 Well it isn’t Friday, if I’m not getting up fairly early and heading to my Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meeting. more »»

Safe at Sea: An ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure

April 18, 2018 This tale involves a brand new boat and an experienced boater. more »»

On the Water: Fishing up and down over the last week

April 18, 2018 Over the past week on the water we experienced days with very strong winds, flat calm days, good strong tides followed by days with little or no tid. more »»

Faces on Faith: Even pastors need shepherds

April 18, 2018 I've been thinking about this coming Sunday, which is sometimes called “Good Shepherd Sunda. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Rally support for Lee County CSC

April 11, 2018 To the editor: Thanks to your many letters and phone calls this last month, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners is ready to vote provisionally for placement of a referendum establishing a... more »»

Find solution to Shell Love Bug

April 11, 2018 To the editor: We are residents of Lee County. Over the past few years, we have been privileged and excited to see the Shell Love Bug at various events around the county. more »»

In support of Pam Rambo

April 4, 2018 To the editor: Pam Rambo is a very well known, highly respected, very creative and beloved artist and personality. more »»

No need for daylight saving time

April 4, 2018 To the editor: Daylight saving time was introduced in World War II. Then, for about 20 years, we only had standard time and later they came up with this nonsense again. more »»

Big thank you to everyone

March 28, 2018 To the editor: Sanibel Uncorked, the 2018 Food and Wine Festival, was an outstanding success held by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club at Lily & Co. Jewelers. more »»

Local Sports & Recreation

Fishing competition to roundup non-native species in local freshwater bodies

April 19, 2018 The Southwest Florida Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area will host its annual Non-Native Fish Round-up over the course of two weekends beginning April 27. more »»

Co-Ed Softball League

April 18, 2018 The spring Co-Ed Softball League will hold the following games: - Today, April 18: Gator Bites vs. Bailey's at 6:20 p.m. - Today, April 18: Bubble Room vs. Island Inn at 7:25 p.. more »»

Sailing program taking registrations for summer program

April 12, 2018 The Captiva Island Yacht Club will host a Summer Junior Sailing Program. Two sessions are planned for June 11-22 and July 16-27, running Monday to Friday. more »»

'Loaner' life jackets available

April 12, 2018 The Sanibel-Captiva chapter of America’s Boating Club reminds residents and visitors that they can borrow life jackets from the Sanibel Fire and Rescue District's Station 171, at 2351 Palm Ridge Road. more »»

Tourney to benefit The Sanibel School Fund

April 12, 2018 The annual Blue Ribbon Classic Golf Tournament to benefit The Sanibel School Fund will be held on May 12 at the Sanctuary Golf Club, at 2801 Wulfert Road, Sanibel. more »»

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