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Vote yes on half-penny sales tax

June 6, 2018 To the editor: If these were ordinary times, I would be opposed to an increase in the sales tax as regressive tax policy. These times, however, as Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “are not ordinary times. more »»

Sanibel’s new Heritage Trail

May 30, 2018 To the editor: If you looked through the materials that came with the city’s utility bill last week, you may have noticed a flyer on Sanibel’s new Heritage Trail. more »»

Bailey Tract facts

May 23, 2018 To the editor: Although I have not followed the issues closely, and I have had no input into refuge planning for over 28 years, I did catch the letters to the editor in the May 9, 2018, edition of... more »»


May 16, 2018 To the editor: For the past few weeks, I’ve been reading articles and letters concerning the work in progress at the Bailey tract, and it got me to thinking about sustainability in general. more »»

Sales tax increase bad alternative

May 16, 2018 To the editor: The proposed half-cent sales tax increase, to aid Lee County schools, discussed in the May 8 edition, is a bad alternative. A sales tax is a retrogressive tax. more »»

Opposed to rezoning near Shell Point

May 9, 2018 To the editor: I am writing to let you know about a potential real estate development in the South Fort Myers area. more »»

Thank you for the support

May 9, 2018 To the editor: The Dunes Women’s Golf Association held our annual Play For P.I.N.K. Golf Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, and raised $25,000-plus for the Breast Cancer Research Foundatio. more »»

Support restoration plan for Ani Pond

May 9, 2018 To the editor: I am responding to the “Not happy with plans for Bailey Tract's Ani Pond” letter. The author made three points. more »»

Habitat restoration at Bailey Tract

May 9, 2018 To the editor: Representatives of the J.N. more »»

Screech owl nesting time again

May 9, 2018 To the editor: For the second year in a row, screech owls are raising young in the nesting box in my backyard. more »»

Forget term limits, address real concerns

May 9, 2018 To the editor: The article, “Term limits without amending the Constitution,” in the April 25, 2018, issue touted a bill in the U.S. more »»

Endorsement for Dailey for school board

May 9, 2018 To the editor: As a career law enforcement executive, I have had the opportunity to work with many government agents — federal, state, county and city officials. more »»

Not happy with plans for Bailey Tract’s Ani Pond

April 25, 2018 To the editor: A year ago rumors began of a plan to fill in the Bailey Tract’s Ani Pond, a beloved part of the tract and an important habitat where many species of birds, as well as otters and... 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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

Saving lives on the bike path

March 28, 2018 To the editor: The new yellow lines down the middle of the bike path spell safety. more »»

No assault rifle ban?

March 28, 2018 To the editor: So happy to see the Florida Legislature didn’t ban assault rifles. more »»



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