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Meeting a member of the 'Greatest Generation'

September 2, 2015 To the editor: Spending some time at the local Moose Club with my friend, Dave Manion, I met Ed Snyder, a World War II Air Force veteran who served with the 466 Bomb Group. more »»

Tournament provided some perspective

September 2, 2015 To the editor: On Saturday, July 1, I had the pleasure of attending the Blind Miniature Golf Tournament, which was originally an idea put together by Mike Ulric. more »»

Darna family thanks donors

August 26, 2015 To the editor: We would like to thank all the wonderful people who gave their time and donated to the fund for Jacob Darna. We have reached our goal and greatly appreciate all that you have done. more »»

Heroes all around us

August 26, 2015 To the editor: We had a great turnout for the Matlacha Hookers summer Blood Drive with 33 donations, which means that 99 individuals will benefit from the lifesaving efforts of those donors. more »»

Comparing Hillary to Nixon

August 26, 2015 To the editor: Just this title alone will make a number of people on both sides upset and furious. more »»

Summer lunch program at Pine Island a huge success — thanks so much!

August 19, 2015 To the editor: The Free Summer Lunch Program was a big hit on Pine Island again this summer! We served 2,150 nutritious lunches for children at four locations including a new one, The  Palms Trailer... more »»

Paying tribute to a friend — Archie Whitt

August 19, 2015 To the editor: This requiem is for Mr. Archie Whitt, a long-time Pine Islander, and a good friend and neighbor to many here on our island. Archie passed away on Aug. 8, 2015, of C.O.P.. more »»

Thank you LCEC

August 12, 2015 To the editor: A special thanks from the American Legion to LCEC for a quick response to raise our flag. more »»

I didn’t know

August 12, 2015 To the editor: Hoping to ease traffic congestion, I was working on a project to arrange shuttle service, during season, from Matlacha to Pine Island Center. more »»

We should all look to the future and move on

August 12, 2015 To the editor: The recent letter entitled “Love that portrait” extolls the memory of C.S.A. Gen. Robert E. more »»

Noted conservationalist’s memory should be honored

August 12, 2015 To the editor: It’s with great sadness that Roger Clark has passed away rather prematurely. Roger was one of the great conservationists in Lee Count. more »»


August 5, 2015 To the editor:  I’ve always wondered about people’s belief in the information provided by their elected officials; before and after elections. more »»

Love that portrait

August 5, 2015 To the editor: I have been in the County Commission chambers in the old Lee County Courthouse and I’ve had the pleasure of seeing the distinguished portrait of Confederate General Robert . more »»

Sheriff Mike Scott, an extraordinary public servant!

August 5, 2015 To the editor: The citizens of Lee County are too smart to be deceived by meaningless political babblin. more »»

We can do better

August 5, 2015 To the editor: I have been following with interest the case of Mr. Allen.This case has gotten wide attention. I support him in getting the vindication for wron. more »»

Hydro-electric power for clean water

July 29, 2015 To the editor: I have a proposal. Hydro-electric power from Lake Okeechobee. Everyone wants clean water. Everyone wants clean air. more »»

Drones pose a serious danger

July 29, 2015 To the editor: Private drones should be declared federal contraband and their possession — let alone their use — should be made a serious felony. more »»

American taxpayers supporting the abhorrent

July 29, 2015 To the editor: Shame. Disgrace. Barbarism. Vulgarism. The Planned Parenthood organization has earned all of the above and is a disgusting black mark on America. more »»

Guest Opinion: Public needs to urge officials to restore health of Everglades, estuaries and water resources

July 22, 2015 Recently, residents in Lee and Collier counties were advised that the smokey smell in the air was a result of a muck fire in the Everglades, which is experiencing historically low water levels. more »»

Guest Opinion: LCEC: Service to customers the primary mission

July 22, 2015 You don’t always think about your electric company when you flip the switch and the lights come on. more »»



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