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ECOWATCH: Is the web of life collapsing?

January 5, 2022
“We warned that one day  you would not be able to control what you have created, and that day is here.” – Chief Arvol Looking Horse, Lakota Native American spiritual leader                     …

ECOWATCH: Welcome to the New Year, but let’s remember the past

December 30, 2021
“There are winds of destiny that blow when we least expect them. Sometimes they gust with the fury of a hurricane, sometimes they barely fan one’s cheek.                         But the wi…

EcoWatch: Sharing nostalgic island memories of the past

December 24, 2021
“To bring a departed one back to life is no great magic. Few are wholly gone;  blow on a departed man’s embers, and a live flame will start .”   – Robert Gra…

Horoscopes for 12-24-21

December 24, 2021


ECOWATCH: A perfect holiday gift for our wildlife is empathy

December 18, 2021
‘’Life is precious to all creatures, as it is to us.                                                       They also seek a life full of happiness with no                                      …

ECOWATCH: It’s never too late to be charitable

November 29, 2021
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Let’s savor lasting memories of a Thanksgiving Day

November 20, 2021
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The case of an open mind …

September 17, 2021
BY THOMAS J ERVIN MD BOCA GRANDE HEALTH CLINIC A cardinal prerequisite for a successful career in science is the willingness to be willing to change one’s mind as to the answer to a hypothes…

Your water might smell a bit odd …

May 16, 2019
To the Editor: The Gasparilla Island Water Association, Inc. will be temporarily changing the disinfection process for its Placida and Boca Grande potable (drinking water) water supply. From May 20…

Columnist Dean Laux: Remembrances

October 28, 2016
        By Dean M. Laux I never wanted to be Superman when I was a kid. Okay, the plot line was catchy: A young baby from the planet Krypton, possessing superpowers that no ear…