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City provides morning update on fish kills, beach conditions

July 31, 2018 The city of Sanibel reported that less fish washed ashore today on the island than on the morning of July 30, but there was still a significant volume so collection mode remains in full press. more »»

School district to launch WheresTheBus app districtwide

July 31, 2018 The School District of Lee County announced that the WheresTheBus app will be available to all students and parents for the 2018-2019 school year. more »»

County directs contractor to assist with beach cleanup effort

July 31, 2018 Lee County has hired its debris-removal contractor to supplement efforts currently underway by Parks and Recreation employees to clean county beaches affected by the recent red tide fish kill. more »»

Sanibel Recreation Center to host Mobile Mammo Coach

July 31, 2018 The Sanibel Recreation Center will host the Radiology Regional Center's Mobile Mammo Coach on Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

‘Dark days:’ Red tide algal bloom results in massive fish kill

July 30, 2018 Dead fish by the thousands are washing up on local beaches, killed by a high concentration of red tide in both on-shore and off-shore waters up and down the coast. more »»

City conducting fish kill cleanups along beaches island-wide

July 30, 2018 As of July 28, the city of Sanibel began collecting and removing dead sea life from the beaches due to the unprecedented volume of dead sea life currently washing up on the shores of Sanibel. more »»

Sanibel Public Library to reopen on Aug. 1

July 30, 2018 The Sanibel Public Library will reopen to the public on Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. more »»

Sanibel Sea School hosts Calusa Week for campers

July 30, 2018 Calusa Week, a week in celebration of the Native Americans who were the earliest known inhabitants of Florida’s southwest coast, is a favorite among Sanibel Sea School campers each summer. more »»

Rec enter to offer swim training for triathlon participants

July 30, 2018 SWAT swim coach and former triathlete Curt McIntyre will run a six-week swim program at the Sanibel Recreation Center for anyone training for an upcoming triathlon. more »»

CROW releases two species of sea turtles on Naples beach

July 27, 2018 Two sea turtles treated by the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife were released today. The releases took place on Vanderbilt Beach in Naples, according to officials. more »»

CCP reviews Wastewater Alternative Study report

July 27, 2018 Presented with the final report on the Captiva Island Wastewater Alternative Study, the Captiva Community Panel discussed the findings and came up with follow-up questions at its July meeting. more »»

Whale shark exposed to red tide, but cause of death still unknown

July 27, 2018 Tissue samples from the body of a whale shark that recently washed ashore on Sanibel indicate the animal had been exposed to a red tide bloom, but it was not necessarily the cause of its death. more »»

Registration open for Youth Fall Basketball League

July 27, 2018 The Sanibel Recreation Center will host a Youth Fall Basketball League for both boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade, with an additional Tiny Tots division for 3- and 4-year-olds. more »»

BOCC approves test project for algae cleanup

July 27, 2018 The Lee Board of County Commissioners today approved a test project for algae cleanup and directed staff to apply for funds from the Florida Harmful Algal Bloom Management Grant Program through the... more »»

Sanibel Captiva Lions Club installs 2018-2019 officers

July 27, 2018 The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club elected Bob Kern as president for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Kern has been an active member of the club for the past 12 years. more »»

Recreational harvest opens for greater amberjack, gray triggerfish

July 27, 2018 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported that the recreational harvest of greater amberjack and gray triggerfish reopens in Gulf state and federal waters on Aug. 1. more »»

Sanibel Rec Center to hold barre fitness classes

July 27, 2018 The Sanibel Recreation Center is offering the following barre fitness sessions: - Aug. 9, Aug. 16, Aug. 23, Aug. 30, Sept. 6 and Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. - Aug. 10, Aug. 17, Aug. 24, Aug. 31, Sept. more »»

Forum planned on health, toxic algae

July 27, 2018 A town-hall forum on health and toxic algae will be held on Aug. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Broadway Palm Theater, at 1380 Colonial Blvd, in Fort Myers. The speakers will include physician Dr. more »»

Library program relocated to The Community House

July 27, 2018 The Sanibel Public Library has relocated a youth program planned for July 31 to a new venue. Showtime for Kids was scheduled to take place from 3 to 4 p.m. at the library. more »»

Season-ending basketball tourney around the corner

July 25, 2018 The city of Sanibel's 3-on-3 adult basketball league will wrap up its season this week with an annual tournament, and the community is invited to come out and root on the teams. more »»



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