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Proceed at your own peril

To the editor: Some of the local newspapers are featuring large displays on their sports sections of the boycotts by players of their games to support their personal political agendas. These features failed to recognize that the NBA has chosen to obviously become a political organization and ...

Pass the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act

To the editor: September is Suicide Prevention Month and it’s that we be there for each other and take steps to prevent suicide. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s theme for the month is to #KeepGoing, by taking simple actions to safeguard our mental health and save lives. ...

Want clean water? Follow the money

To the editor: In 2018 our water pollution was so bad in Florida, we had dead dolphins, manatees, fish, birds and even a whale wash up on the shores of local beaches. People were coughing and having trouble breathing -- and it was not pollution, it was toxic algae-caused by nutrient pollutant ...

Morality in our country

To the editor: A recent contribution to this column made a lengthy attempt to argue/prove that “morality” is a “personal choice and cannot be legislated.” Included was an attempt to use America’s principles and institutions, referencing for example, America’s Constitution and Bill ...

Guest Opinion: County committed to LeeCares aid effort

I want to thank Lee County's residents for your perseverance during these difficult times.I also want to thank our Lee County employees who have stepped up to the challenge of what all public servants are tasked to do in times of great need - serve the community.You know many of these ...

Incorporation is not a dirty word

To the editor:Every May the pied-piper of the anti-incorporation movement here in the Greater Pine Island Community retreats to an incorporated beach town in the northeast. It is an exclusive community where many wealthy east coast residents spend their summers. Modest homes are priced in the ...

Personal morality cannot be legislated

To the editor:Our nation has continued throughout its existence to achieve and strive for equality, prosperity, peace and the personal freedoms guaranteed under our Constitution and The Bill of Rights, at times imperfectly, but always with the guidance of our forefathers' wisdom.Todays ...

Supporting Dreikorn for commission

To the editor:Pine Island has not had an Islander on the Lee County Commission since Henry Stringfellow. Pine Islander Mike Dreikorn is running for that spot against Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane. The contrast between the two is just like the contrast between Pine Island and Sanibel City.Mike is an ...