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Obama’s determination to allow travelers from Ebola countries

October 21, 2014 To the editor: President Obama’s refusal to stop visitors from West Africa from traveling to the U.S. until after the Ebola epidemic is just plain stupid. more »»

Vote for single-member districts

October 21, 2014 To the editor: The Jim Crow at-large system replaced single member districts in Lee County School Board and County Commission in the mid-’50s as the concept swept through Florida. more »»

Guest Opinion: Against: Amendment 2 approval would have serious consequences

October 21, 2014 It is my belief that the legalization of marijuana is a bad decision for our citizens and I stand in opposition to Amendment 2 (Medical Marijuana). more »»

Guest Opinion: For: Amendment 2 is about compassion

October 21, 2014 In life, almost every single one of us will suffer from what I call “thunder strikes,” unexpected calamities that affect us suddenly and change our lives forever. more »»

Thank you Lisa Dence and staff

October 14, 2014 To the editor: I would like to thank Lisa Dence and her staff for all of their help during the Barge-less Party at the Olde Fish House Marina. more »»

Take the vote back

October 14, 2014 To the editor: Something has been bothering me for a long time and I have to assume that it also bothers others. The 1 percenters have the money while the 99 percenters have the vote. more »»

Third-party candidates like Wyllie offer a viable choice

October 14, 2014 To the editor: I have been watching with keen interest the massive demonstrations in Hong Kong regarding lack of real choice in politics. more »»

Veterans helping veterans

October 8, 2014 To the editor: We would like to thank the community for supporting our first "Freedom and Family Weekend" at JetBlue Park on Sept. 27 and 28 for our veterans. more »»

Fooled by Freedom, God and the Constitution

October 8, 2014 To the editor: Is being cynical reasonable or is trusting politicians to have as their primary objective the interests of the masses a palm smack to the forehead? Growing the economy is the most... more »»

Get all Americans behind the ISIS threat fight

October 8, 2014 To the editor: Yes, Mr. President, and yes, Congress, wars are expensive and they cost lives. This war against ISIS is supported by the American people and we must win. more »»

Start the transition to a sustainable world

September 30, 2014 To the editor: Last Sunday, hundreds of thousands marched throughout the world demanding action on climate change. more »»

Uncle Sam loves us

September 30, 2014 To the editor: On Sept. 16, 2014, the CDC (Center of Disease Control) released the findings of a 12-year study. From the year 2000-2012: “The average waist size in the U.S. more »»

Thank you Lee County Parks & Recreation for providing needed portable toilets

September 30, 2014 To the editor: Thank you Lee County Parks & Recreation for providing portable toilets at the Matlacha Bat Park / Snook Inn site. more »»

Your money, your community

September 30, 2014 To the editor: As a working mom who put four children through our schools and our local colleges I understand what it means to work hard, live on a budget and at the same time meet payroll for my... more »»

Reject the Party of No

September 30, 2014 To the editor: Republican efforts to suppress the votes of those likely to favor Democrats have been widely publicized and even admitted by some Republican politicians for what they are. more »»

'Matlacha’s Best Fisherwoman'

September 23, 2014 To the editor: I want to tell you the story of the best fisherwoman in Matlach. more »»

We the people …'need to do something

September 23, 2014 To the editor: I certainly agree with Mr. Messina (Eagle 9/10/14) — something needs to be done about how voters qualify their candidates. more »»

Curing symptoms instead of attacking the disease

September 23, 2014 To the editor: Every time I think I have heard it all, the good old American extremists come out of the woodwork to prove me wrong. Let me set this scene for you. more »»

Saddened by Fire Board member's actions

September 23, 2014 To the editor: I am amazed and saddened by Fire Commissioner John Cammick's reaction to the voters' overwhelming rejection of the millage rate increase referendum. In the Sep. more »»

Thanks to the Fire Department

September 23, 2014 To the editor: So many thanks to our own Fire Department for the complimentary installation and gift of smoke alarms. Just another of the many reasons we have loved living on Pine Island for 25 years. more »»

 
 

 

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