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More indicators of booming economic recovery

Shown in the two accompanying charts, mid-year tourist tax collections for Lee County (through March) have already surpas…

Anglers and artists make for a great combination during Tarpon Festival Weekend in downtown Boca Grande

BY CARROLL SWAYZE – Excitement is brewing as anglers and artists alike prepare for the 2015 Tarpon Festival in downtown B…

Obituary: Virginia Jeane Wilber

Virginia Jeane “Shay” Wilber, born in Albany, N.Y. on October 7, 1979 to the parents of Mr. and Mrs. David F. Wilber III,…

Profile: The new minister in town, Matthew Williams

BY JACK SHORT – Sometimes it takes a few knocks at the door before…

BGIPOA and 5F sued over settlement agreement

Twenty five years of dispute seemed to have been put aside — at l…

Studying tarpon with … balloons?

BY JACK SHORT – Scientists from the Florida Institute of Technology hope everyone fishing the pass next week won’t be ala…

Observers needed for World’s Richest

BY LEW HASTINGS – In case you were wondering what those beautiful tarpon posters all around town are, they are there to l…

Agreement between BGI and TSI reached

BY JACK SHORT – A court ordered mediation has resolved 25 years of dispute between property owners on Three Sisters Islan…

A trip to Belize to study tarpon … are you in?

BY ADAM MARTON, THE FIELDWORKERS CLUB – This August a small group of anglers from all over the USA will be traveling to t…

Have some fun and help out a local captain by fishing the ‘Tito’

One of Boca Grande’s charter captains, Capt. Jimmy Robertson, is in need of some good energy and prayers from the communi…