Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander to the Editoren-usThu, 21 Jun 2018 04:40:11 EDTThu, 21 Jun 2018 04:40:11 EDT is time for new blood the editor: My wife and I have owned three different homes on Sanibel since the 1980s. We moved full-time to our current home on Sanibel in 2013.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDTHelp save the Everglades, coastal estuaries the editor: The Everglades and coastal estuaries need our help. "Send it south" has been the slogan for countless NGOs and $1,000 a plate fundraisers.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDTVote yes on half-penny sales tax the editor: If these were ordinary times, I would be opposed to an increase in the sales tax as regressive tax policy. These times, however, as Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "are not ordinary times.Wed, 6 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDTSanibel's new Heritage Trail the editor: If you looked through the materials that came with the city's utility bill last week, you may have noticed a flyer on Sanibel's new Heritage Trail. It's worth considering the significance of this project for our community.Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTBailey Tract facts the editor: Although I have not followed the issues closely, and I have had no input into refuge planning for over 28 years, I did catch the letters to the editor in the May 9, 2018, edition of the Island Reporter.Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT