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Betrayal of Public Trust

October 2, 2013 On Sept. 18, 2013 at their final budget hearing, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners betrayed the public trus. more »»

Rescue may lead to volunteerism

October 2, 2013 To the editor: While out for a walk with the dogs this soggy morning I came across an injured osprey at the end of Miramar Stree. more »»

The road less traveled: Going north for water to flow south

October 2, 2013 To the editor: Fresh off a trip to the State Capitol for the Senate Select Subcommittee concerning the Lake O discharges, which was attended by four of us, as east of west coast representatives o... more »»

Syrian conflict

October 2, 2013 To the editor: I remember as a kid going to the Saturday matinees at the local movie house. The “Red Ryder” series, starring Wild Bill Elliott, was one of the main features of the show. more »»

Bay Oaks staff thanks Beach Pierside Grill

October 2, 2013 To the editor: A few weeks ago Jan from The Beach Pierside Grill called Bay Oaks with the idea of having a fundraiser, giving all the proceeds that day to the Bay Oaks Youth Program. more »»

Beach Chamber seeks volunteers for Pirate Fest

October 2, 2013 To the editor: Looking for a fun way to get your community service requirement? The Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce needs volunteers for the Pollo Tropical Pirate Fest on Fort Myers... more »»

Traffic to increase with Walmart project

October 2, 2013 To the editor: Indian Creek RV Park and Manufactured Home Community alone has 1,400 sites with at least one or more people living in each. more »»

Lake O ripple effect affects us environmentally, economically

September 25, 2013 As polluted water released from Lake Okeechobee continues to rush down the Caloosahatchee River, dark dirty water plagues the beaches threatening Southwest Florida's greatest economic engine -... more »»

Turtle Time records first Green sea turtle nest hatching

September 25, 2013 To the editor: Our first Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) nest has hatched on Bonita Beach! We have been watching this nest with heightened anticipatio. more »»

Syrian conflict

September 25, 2013 To the editor: I remember as a kid going to the Saturday matinees at the local movie house. The “Red Ryder” series, starring Wild Bill Elliott, was one of the main features of the show. more »»

Excerpts from speech offered to Florida Senate subcommittee

September 25, 2013 To the editor: I represent the West Coast chapter of an Eco-advocacy group called "Floridians for Clean Water. more »»

Public trust at issue

September 25, 2013 To the editor: At a referendum in 1996, Conservation 20/20 funds were on the ballot, and voters ok'd it. Why did four commissioners vote on Sept. more »»

Exercise land purchase option to finalize Lake O solution

September 18, 2013 The recent press conference held in Fort Myers by Gov. Scott to announce a joint agreement between the state and the U.S. Department of Interior to fund the construction of 2. more »»

Foresight should be 20/20 too for land preservation

September 18, 2013 In 1996, when a group of concerned citizens realized that Lee County was well on its way to becoming a smaller mirror-image of the overly urbanized Florida east coast, they launched a campaign to... more »»

Fish-loving persons needed

September 18, 2013 To the editor: Volunteers are needed to help Ostego Bay Foundation maintain the Marine Science Center in its many projects in the coming months. more »»

Do not raid 20/20 funds

September 18, 2013 To the editor: The League of Women Voters has long fought for improving the quality of the environment in Lee Count. more »»

Remembering 9-11

September 18, 2013 To the editor: I had the opportunity to see the piece of the Twin Towers on display in Bonita Springs Riverside Park. The emotions that it brought from me was surprising after so many years. more »»

Chapel after school program suspended

September 11, 2013 To the editor: Recently, the Session of Chapel by the Sea made the painful decision to suspend our KidZ Days after school program for the 2013-2014 school yea. more »»

East coast to the rescue

September 11, 2013 To the editor: Hello from the east coast of Florida! My name is Katy Lewey, I live on the Treasure Coast. I visit your beautiful area several times a year. It's one of my favorite places to visi. more »»

Swim inspiration

September 11, 2013 To the editor: I can’t decide whether to be inspired or disheartened by Diana Nyad’s incredible accomplishment of swimming the 103 miles from Havana to Key West at age 6. more »»

 
 

 

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