Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usSun, 17 Dec 2017 08:18:44 EDTSun, 17 Dec 2017 08:18:44 EDT Happenings: A look into the Rotary Youth Exchange program year 9,000 high school/post-high school students-ages 15 to 19 years old-participate in Rotary's Youth Exchange (RYE) Program around the globe.Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: With cooler weather, shrimp becomes the best bait are two times I look forward to each year fishing: first, when the water warms after winter and bait fish return to our waters, and second, when the water cools to the point as we approach the winter season that the bait fish vacate our...Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EDTShell Shocked: Old timer, my eye can't young people treat senior citizens with respect and civility? We may not be young anymore but we're hardly relics. I'm still able to vanquish people half my age in Monopoly, pickle ball and napping. In fact I'm considered an expert napper.Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EDTLiving Sanibel: Ornate diamondback terrapin terrapin macrospilota) In all four coastal counties of Southwest Florida the ornate diamondback terrapin spends most of its life in and around the mangroves where it forages on carrion, snails, crabs, and salt-marsh plants.Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EDTIn the Garden: Our native sunflower loves the beach Florida is bringing the sun to you with this native bloomer, the dune sunflower (Helianthus debilis), which owns a bright flare of yellow and spreads like a wild fire! But don't be alarmed, this flowering sprout of the sand dunes can be th...Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EDT