Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander to the Editoren-usFri, 28 Apr 2017 09:48:40 EDTFri, 28 Apr 2017 09:48:40 EDT must be mindful of how our actions affect the environment the editor: I am responding to Mr. Dick Hasselman's letter, which was published in your April 19 issue - an alarming choice, I thought, particularly so close to Earth Day in our "Sanctuary Island" newspaper.Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDTIs there a second planet earth? the editor: Today is Earth Day, April 22, 2017. Without question this is the worst Earth Day in history.Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDTPlastic bags do have uses the editor: In a recent article, a writer advocated a ban on plastic bags, on the basis that they can be swallowed by whales and other marine and land mammals.Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDTA card of thanks the editor: Sanibel Uncorked! The 2017 Food and Wine Festival was an outstanding success held by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club at Lily & Co., Jewelers.Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDTConcerned for biker safety the editor: I have tried for several years to get the intersection of Rabbit Road and West Gulf improved for safety with trips in person and by phone with the City of Sanibel's Public Works Department.Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT