Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Newsen-usFri, 24 Nov 2017 06:03:14 EDTFri, 24 Nov 2017 06:03:14 EDT local business fill out cards for the troops Billy's at Bailey's location is participating in a special project this holiday season to send some cheer to the troops serving the country. "It's a really cool thing to do," Manager Ryan Markosky said of the project, 10,000 for the Troops.Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDTThanksgiving Beach Walk: Sanibel Sea School to offer free annual tradition "Doc Bruce" Thanksgiving morning for a free beach walk to learn more about what washes ashore on Sanibel's beaches. Sanibel Sea School Director of Education Nicole Finnicum said the Thanksgiving Beach Walk is a Sea School annual tradition.Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDTFlorida's ecosystems strained after Irma JESSICA SALMOND <a href=''></a> Florida's Everglades and connected ecosystems are fighting battles on all sides.Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDTCoastal Keepers to focus on water quality, ocean conservation Keepers, a business reorganization of Solutions to Avoid Red Tide, has rebranded to focus on water quality and ocean conservation, as well as red tide.Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDTCommission approves new height limits for Resort Housing District much discussion, the Planning Commission approved an amendment for height limits on three story multi-family homes in the Resort Housing District. Commissioner Holly Smith voted against the ordinanc.Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDT