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Tennis icon headlines island charity event

October 29, 2014 Tennis legend Nick Bollettieri and a couple of coaches from his Bradenton academy will roll into town Nov. 1 for a morning benefit. more »»

 
 
 

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Tennis icon headlines island charity event

October 29, 2014 Tennis legend Nick Bollettieri and a couple of coaches from his Bradenton academy will roll into town Nov. 1 for a morning benefit. more »»

Out with the old...in with the old

October 29, 2014 A piece of old, dried out drywall with kid drawings on it. An old VHS tape, more than partially unraveled. Some old vinyl records. more »»

Bike path caps a season of construction

October 29, 2014 A shared-use bike path under construction is placing the finishing touches on a busy season of street and path upgrades in Sanibel. more »»

Islander’s shell blog celebrates five years, worldwide feedback

October 29, 2014 Here’s how Pam Rambo spends a morning in Sanibel on her laptop: “After a week sailing, snorkeling and beach combing in the Bahamas, I’m feeling in the pink. more »»

‘Ding’ target of new visitors a success

October 29, 2014 A marketing effort by an island landmark is paying dividends. Using social media, direct marketing to local radio and other outreach tools, officials with the J.N. more »»

News from around the region

Yacht Club Pool closed due to broken pipe

October 30, 2014 The Yacht Club Pool will be closed until Wednesday, Nov. 5, due to a pipe break, according to city officials. The 6-inch pipe broke this morning. more »»

LCSO traffic enforcement update for Friday

October 30, 2014 The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement Friday, Oct. more »»

Council addresses boat canopies, mobile food vendors

October 28, 2014 Boat canopies and mobile food vendors were the hot topics discussed at Monday night's City Council meeting. more »»

Special Populations Golf Classic this Saturday

October 28, 2014 Only a limited number of spots are left for the 8th Annual Special Populations Golf Classic. more »»

Annual Harney Point Kiwanis event attracts large, grateful crowd

October 28, 2014 Wee witches, tiny black cats and super heroes and Disney characters by the score crowded the riverfront at Jaycee Park Saturday as the 17th annual Kiwanis KidsFest again offered a wealth of... more »»

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Out with the old...in with the old

October 29, 2014 A piece of old, dried out drywall with kid drawings on it. An old VHS tape, more than partially unraveled. Some old vinyl records. more »»

Islander’s shell blog celebrates five years, worldwide feedback

October 29, 2014 Here’s how Pam Rambo spends a morning in Sanibel on her laptop: “After a week sailing, snorkeling and beach combing in the Bahamas, I’m feeling in the pink. more »»

Energized volunteer refuses to allow obstacles to slow her joy for song

October 29, 2014 It seems that every corner turned in Sanibel, Debby Dorr is there; as founder and director of the Community Youth Chorus and founder in Sanibel of the Sing 4 Joy summer and afterschool children’s... more »»

Bailey Fest returns for 29th season

October 22, 2014 It was billed in 1985 as Sam Bailey’s way of giving back to the community. The 29th annual Bailey Fest returns Oct. 26. more »»

Don’t miss the Petticoat Painters exhibit at BIG ARTS Founders Gallery

October 22, 2014 Celebrating their 60-year anniversary, the Petticoat Painters open at BIG ARTS this week. more »»

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Tennis icon headlines island charity event

October 29, 2014 Tennis legend Nick Bollettieri and a couple of coaches from his Bradenton academy will roll into town Nov. 1 for a morning benefit. more »»

Out with the old...in with the old

October 29, 2014 A piece of old, dried out drywall with kid drawings on it. An old VHS tape, more than partially unraveled. Some old vinyl records. more »»

Islander’s shell blog celebrates five years, worldwide feedback

October 29, 2014 Here’s how Pam Rambo spends a morning in Sanibel on her laptop: “After a week sailing, snorkeling and beach combing in the Bahamas, I’m feeling in the pink. more »»

‘Ding’ target of new visitors a success

October 29, 2014 A marketing effort by an island landmark is paying dividends. Using social media, direct marketing to local radio and other outreach tools, officials with the J.N. more »»

Island merchant says chamber a key to success

October 29, 2014 Sanibel and Captiva are reporting healthy signs of a rebounding economy. more »»

Obituaries

Trudie Prevatt

October 27, 2014 Trudie Prevatt died peacefully at Hope Hospice in Fort Myers, Florida on Thursday, October 23. She was 73 years old. more »»

Mary "Marie" Sauerwein

October 21, 2014 Mary "Marie" Sauerwein, 92 of Sanibel, FL and Brielle, NJ passed away on Saturday October 18 at her home with her loving family by her side. more »»

Ralph R. Garramone Sr

October 17, 2014 Ralph R. Garramone Sr., died at his home on Sanibel Island, Florida on September 23rd. more »»

Robert "Bob" Degand

October 15, 2014 Family of long time Sanibel resident Robert "Bob"Degand, wife- June & sons- Eric, Robby & Randy, Post wish to invite all his friends to his life celebration on Oct. more »»

Ruth Eileen Joy

October 13, 2014 Ruth Eileen Joy passed away Friday, Oct. 3, in Jacksonville, Fla., with her children at her bedside. more »»

Local Columns

What's Blooming in Paradise: Coontie (Zamia pumila)

October 29, 2014 First impression: Milk-chocolate, brown-colored pinecones popping with glow in the dark orange fruit. The fruits are concealed ripening amongst the cone casings in the center of the plant. more »»

At the Library: Big fun with the little one at the Captiva Memorial Library

October 29, 2014 Gather round! At 3 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Captiva Memorial Library, kids and families will listen to “Gator Gumbo” by Candace Flemin. more »»

Living Sanibel: The benefits of extinction

October 29, 2014 Nature is chaos. Chaos is nature. Darwin was wrong. more »»

On the Water: With picture perfect weather, it’s great to be outdoors

October 29, 2014 Our weather was just about perfect over the past week — sunny skies, low humidity and a cool breeze. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Veteran advocate discusses southwest Florida charity

October 29, 2014 Operation Open Arms…In the latter part of the Vietnam war and for a long time after, our American troops were often treated with disdain for serving in Vietnam. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Guest Commentary: Election critical for Florida’s future – Please vote!

October 29, 2014 This November’s election will be a critical turning point for Florida’s future. more »»

The Lee County School Board Referendum Ruse

October 29, 2014 To the editor: Voters take note that this November 4th you are being asked to vote Yes or No on the last ballot question to change our current At-Large voting election system where every voter has... more »»

COTI urges passage of Amendment 1

October 29, 2014 To the editor: It’s been almost a year since volunteers on Sanibel and Captiva concluded a hugely successful petition drive to help ensure a place on the Nov. more »»

Members of the Dunes Golf & Tennis Club

October 29, 2014 To the editor: Our team here at The Dunes wishes you a warm welcome back for the 2014-2015 season. more »»

Island poet strikes memories

October 29, 2014 To the editor: Joe Pacheco’s poem, “Where Was I on October 3, 1951?” (Island Reporter, Oct. more »»

Local Sports & Recreation

On the Water: With picture perfect weather, it’s great to be outdoors

October 29, 2014 Our weather was just about perfect over the past week — sunny skies, low humidity and a cool breeze. more »»

On the Water: A week of mixed results for anglers

October 22, 2014 Fishing reports included fish biting everything, so-so fishing and a few, despite locating plenty of fish, having a difficult time getting them to ea. more »»

Galloway Captiva Tri huge in its fourth year

September 24, 2014 The Galloway Captiva Tri race Sept. 13-14 featured more than a 1,000 participants. The Saturday race was for youngsters, older athletes Sunday. more »»

Tennis legend plans Sanibel visit for benefit event

September 24, 2014 Nick Bolletttieri this year was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. more »»

On the Water: Fewer anglers means good fishing

September 24, 2014 As typical for the month of September, it’s been very slow on the water. Fishing is good but it’s one of if not the slowest month of the year for anglers fishing. more »»

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Get a jump on holiday shopping 10-31

Kick off holiday shopping at the ninth Shell Point Holiday Bazaar on Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 60 booths will be set up on the first and second floors of The Woodlands Commons and will feature a large assortment of quality crafts for sale. more »


 
 
 
 
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