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Stop the dune/lagoon walkover

To the editor:Please join me in opposing the building of walkover in the south end of the island by the Texas Hold'Em and Squeeze me Inn LLC's. Their desire to change their properties from "water view" to "waterfront" by building a structure through a fragile wildlife habitat will do ...

Unknowing killers?

To the editor:Ordinarily, people would never think of hurting, no less potentially killing other people. Then why do they not wear masks? The COVID-19 virus - already having infected millions and killed over 100,000 in the United States alone - is an airborne infection, sometimes from up to 20 ...

Captain Dave’s Fishing Tips

Captain Dave's Fishing Tip #1: Catching crevalle jacks is always fun. Pound for pound, they are one of the toughest fighters. Their strength has earned them the title of, "bulldogs of the bay." Large schools of jacks roam the beaches, passes, rivers and creeks, and they will eat most anything. ...

PET PALS: Find A Home Give A Home Pet Rescue

Helping shelter dogs is the most rewarding! They were all puppies who for one reason or another didn't get to the right home or lost their parent. Rescuing and saving a life is fantastic for you and for the pet. I have 3 rescue dogs at home and I am amazed of the different personality they ...

PET PALS: Find A Home Give A Home Pet Rescue

Saving sweet Pixie!!Over the last few weeks you are probably wondering what happened to some of the dogs and cats we had in the paper. Our thoughts have been for the pets we rescue and if an other Rescue decide to take them we are fine with it. We are a last resort Rescue which means that we ...

PET PALS: Find A Home Give A Home Pet Rescue

"No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you feel rich." Louis SabinHelping others, Helping Oreo...In this time of need many families have a hard time with their four legged friends. We got a call for a little guy by the name of Oreo who has seizures and ...

What a Catch!: Captain Dave’s Fishing Tips

Fishing Tip #1: When circle-hook regulations first took effect, there was some resistance from anglers who were used to fishing with "J" hooks. At first, I was also skeptical. But, after using circle hooks for a long time now, I find that they are very effective with live bait, even for the ...

Guest Commentary: Safer together

As leaders of Lee and Collier County, we want to express our since thanks for all you have done to help slow the spread and flatten the curve of COVID-19. We know this has not been easy. The effort has taken a significant toll on every family and individual economically and emotionally. There ...