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Guest Opinion: What does heat have to do with it? Just everything!

Last year tied with 2016 for the hottest year on record, even though statistically it was a little bit higher. But the fact that the last seven years are the warmest on record should wake us up. Scientists have warned us that we have to keep the overall rise under 2.5 degrees Celsius to ensure ...

From Our Hearts to cease operations

To the editor: After much contemplation, From Our Hearts has decided to cease operations. Many factors went into this very difficult decision. We found it difficult to continue as a totally volunteer-run organization, as many other volunteer organizations have found. From Our Hearts ...

Museum of the Islands appreciates donation

To the editor: The Museum of the Islands wishes to humbly thank local residents Elizabeth Felts and Mike Kuzma hailing from northeast Maryland for their very generous donation. The Museum remains able to protect and preserve local history due to the generosity of our community members. The ...

Adopt A Road clean up by the Matlacha Hookers

To the editor: Fundraising events have become quite a challenge this year, but the Matlacha Hookers are still finding ways to "make a positive difference in our community." On Saturday Feb. 20, 10 trashy Hookers met to clean up the portion of Pine Island Road between the Yucatan Grill and ...

Guest Comment: GPIWA facilities are safe and secure

As a water utility, Greater Pine Island Water Association is very aware of the various potential attacks on our infrastructure, both cyber and physical. Although the GPIWA is considered a small system that does not mean we have any less responsibility or commitment to our customers. As a ...

Fake news

To the editor: It’s so important to understand the difference between a biased partisan opinion and factual data. A recent contributor stated, and I quote, “these states have big numbers because they are very populated states” when referring to the data provided by a previous ...

Trump is responsible for attack on the Capitol Building

To the editor: On Jan. 6, our nation's Capitol Building was attacked by an armed mob for the first time in history, a mob ready to kill the vice president and the Speaker of the House. They almost succeeded. Five people did die, including a Capitol Police officer. Yesterday, NPR reported that ...

Thank you Publix

To the editor: Thank you Publix and Gov. Ron DeSantis for teaming up on COVID-19 vaccinations. I think it’s the best system so far that has come out. My wife, Marian, went online when Collier County got set up. She got on and booked her appointment. I passed on mine because the appointment ...

No to the radar tower

To the editor: Stop, stop, stop! Thank you Mr. Hislop for your expertise and insight concerning the radar tower proposal. (“Microwave…”, Eagle; 3 Feb. 21). I am not an engineer, however, I have been doing research on this topic and see that you are right on the money. The Lee County ...