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MS fundraiser is just another 150-mile ride to Boots and Dick

BY JACK SHORT – Some people like adding a little challenge to their charity. Boots and Dick Tolsdorf are just such people…

The quest to help Capt. Jimmy continues …

Fundraising for Capt. Jimmy Robertson continues next weekend on Sunday, July 5 at The Sand Bar. There will be a fish fry …

Get out that camera, watch your backlighting and make your pet a star through SHS

Suncoast Humane Society’s 2016 Pet Calendar Photo Contest is in full swing. So dust off your cameras and primp your pets …

Fallout from Scott’s veto pen hits Gasparilla Island

BY JACK SHORT – Among the record setting number of items, worth a …

Volunteers needed for annual scallop search

Join Florida Sea Grant, UF/IFAS Lee County Extension and the Sanib…

Want to experience the estuaries up close?

BY JACK SHORT – Sometimes, to understand something, you have to be willing to dive right in. The Florida Department of En…

Turtles are getting busy on island beaches

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – Sea turtle season is heating up, with hatches about to begin and large numbers of nests to be found o…

Profile: Nancy Lynne Hyde

BY JACK SHORT – For Nancy Lynne Hyde, family is everything. When asked what inspires her, innervates her, she didn’t hesi…

Take the kids to see Prince Rama next Wednesday

Meet masked characters from Bali, the enchanting Indonesian island, and participate in a mask dance-drama based on the ad…

Letter to the Editor: Greater amberjack size limit change approved by FWC

To the Editor: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) today approved changing the minimum size limit …