Seek out the facts on water quality
June 1, 2016 To the editor: The Captains for Clean Water (CCW) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization whose only mission is to educate the people on the crisis and solution of our water in SW Florid. more »»
Passing of a champion
May 25, 2016 To the editor: Phil Buchanan, champion of environmental and quality of life issues for Pine Island, Matlacha and our entire region, has passed away. more »»
May 18, 2016 To the editor: The Matlacha Hookers extend a sincere Thank You to all of the Blood Donors that participated in our summer drive. more »»
He(a)rd of Moose?
May 18, 2016 To the editor: Have you heard of the Moose? The Pine Island Moose was initiated in March 1984 on Pine Island in the building that became the Mulletville. more »»
Thank you, Luretta!
May 18, 2016 To the editor: I want to thank Luretta Williams from Capt'n Cons for her generous contributions and help for my granddaughter's wedding. Thank you for your kindness, it was so appreciated. more »»
What is wrong with our waters?
May 18, 2016 To the editor: I went to the opening of the WGCU documentary "Tale of Two Fish," a very non-controversial presentation about mullet, much of which was filmed in the Pine Island area. more »»
Enter at your own risk
May 11, 2016 To the editor: The real speeding trap on Pine Island is when you're entering onto Stringfellow from Phillips, Avenue D or businesses with exits in the school zone. more »»
Solution to Matlacha traffic problem
May 11, 2016 (Editor's note: The following letter was addressed to Lee County Commissioner John Manning) To the editor: As you know, there is already a problem getting through Matlacha, especially during the... more »»
U.S. Sugar facts?
May 11, 2016 To the editor: I just read Judy Sanchez's Guest Opinion in the May 4, 2016, Pine Island Eagle and I have a few comments. She says that the U.S. more »»
Food Drive Day
May 11, 2016 To the editor: Saturday, May 14, is Postal Food Drive Day. All food donated will stay on the island going to the Pine Island Food Panty. more »»
Spend less and buy made-in-America only
May 11, 2016 To the editor: Our economy grew by less than 1 percent last quarter (GDP 0.5 percent growth). Seventy percent of that was consumer spending. The jobs report will follow later. more »»
Oasis High School JROTC gets it right
May 11, 2016 To the editor: Under the capable leadership of Cape teenager, Brandon Pierson, a team of Oasis high schoolers produced their second annual International Night highlighting the cultures of many of th... more »»