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Corps resumes flows from Lake Okeechobee

July 13, 2018 Southwest Florida got some good news and some bad on the water quality front this week. The good? In the wake of blue-green algal blooms in the Caloosahatchee, Gov. more »»

 
 
 
SCCF releases updated sea turtle nesting report for the islands

July 13, 2018 The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation released an updated nesting report as of today. more »»

Dunes road repaving project begins, minus one speed hump

July 13, 2018 The Sanibel City Council revisited the road repaving project for the Dunes neighborhood, which commenced the day of its meeting, changing its decision on installing all five speed bumps. more »»

Fire district sets maximum millage rate with start of budget process

July 13, 2018 The commission for the Captiva Island Fire Control District approved the not-to-exceed millage rate for the upcoming fiscal year at its recent monthly meeting. more »»

County denies CCP's request for $50K in grant funding

July 13, 2018 The Captiva Community Panel will follow up with Lee County officials after learning that a grant request for additional funding to continue its work on updating the Captiva Code was denied. more »»

Commission picks alternative renourishment plan

July 13, 2018 The Captiva Erosion Prevention District is moving forward with a cost-cutting alternative to the beach renourishment project that entails less sand fill and reduces the renourishment interval by two... more »»

Summer Kids Cooking Camp to feature food, fun and learning

July 13, 2018 Making pizza from scratch and ice cream using nitrogen, as well as two “MasterChef Junior” type of challenges, are just some of the experiences one upcoming camp will offer its young participants. more »»

DEO activates emergency Business Damage Assessment on algal blooms

July 13, 2018 Gov. Rick Scott announced on July 12 that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity activated the FloridaDisaster. more »»

State reinstates funding for program that monitors beaches for bacteria

July 12, 2018 The city of Sanibel was notified on July 11 that the state has reinstated the entire funding for the Florida Health Beaches Program. more »»

F.I.S.H. of San-Cap collecting donations of school supplies

July 12, 2018 F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva is asking the community for help in making school a better place for students and teachers by the simple act of providing school supplies. more »»

Shell museum has something for everyone during summer

July 11, 2018 The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum has plenty for families and individuals to see and do during the off-season, and with a summer special the offerings are even more affordable. more »»

Scott issues emergency order to combat algal blooms

July 11, 2018 Gov. Rick Scott today issued an emergency order in Glades, Hendry, Lee, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach and St. more »»

Sanibel venue offers community chance to get rid of documents securely

July 11, 2018 The final Community Shredding Day of the year at The Community House is coming up. On July 14, the venue will host its third and last event for 2018 from 9 a.m. more »»

'Ding' Darling refuge to hold prescribed burn of Botanical Site

July 11, 2018 The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, in cooperation with local partners is planning to conduct prescribed burns of the Botanical Site on Sanibel on July 16-2. more »»

Business Notes

July 11, 2018 Sundial earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Sundial Beach Resort & Spa recently announced that the property has been awarded the 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. more »»

LeeWay customers seeing backlogged tolls for out-of-county trips

July 11, 2018 LeeWay customers with out-of-county toll trips in June and July are now seeing those trips posted to their accounts as tolling entities clear the backlogged transactions caused by a SunPass outage. more »»

Keylime Bistro earns Wine Spectator Restaurant Award

July 11, 2018 Keylime Bistro has been honored for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2018 Restaurant Awards. more »»

Lee County DOT to conduct Sanibel bridge inspection

July 11, 2018 The city of Sanibel announced that the Lee County Department of Transportation plans to perform an upcoming bridge inspection of Span A of the Sanibel Causeway. more »»

Let's Go

July 11, 2018 Lily & Co. will host its 12th Anniversary Celebration on July 13, with the raffle proceeds and portion of its day's proceeds to benefit Community Housing & Resources on Sanibel. more »»

Lee County: Save taxpayer dollars by recycling smart

July 11, 2018 Lee County ranks third in the state with a 74 percent recycling rate, according to data recently released by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, putting the county on track to meet... more »»

Island Calendar

July 11, 2018 TODAY, JULY 11 Reading in the Refuge Hear an exciting wildlife-themed story from a naturalist and make a craft about an animal from the estuarine ecosystem at 10 a.m. more »»

 
 

 

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Don't Forget To Stretch!

October 3, 2011 Even the most diligent exercisers tend to forget one of the most important components of any exercise program –stretching. more »

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