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SWFL water quality issues are not going away

November 21, 2018 To the editor: Southwest Florida water quality issues were front and center during the midterm election campaigns and, while election day has passed, those issues are still with us. Since Nov. more »»

Fix voting processes

November 21, 2018 To the editor: The presidential election of 2016 and the midterm elections of 2018 have boldly underlined America's No. 1 issue: Voting. more »»

Guest Opinion: School sales tax vote demonstrates our community’s commitment to children, future

November 14, 2018 By CATHLEEN MORGAN, School Board Chair DR. GREG ADKINS, Superintendent On behalf of the 84,000-plus students in our public schools, we want to say THANK YOU for making children a priority. more »»

A letter of gratitude & love

November 14, 2018 To the editor: I would like to share the following letter of appreciation: Dear Operation Open Arms & Capt. GiddyUp: In my 19 years in the U.S. Army, me and my fellow U.S. more »»

‘Pride and Patriotism’ set for Nov. 11; come thank our veterans, honor our country

November 6, 2018 To the editor: The annual Pride and Patriotism program will convene on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m. at Barbara Mann Performing Arts Center. more »»

Political desensitization

November 6, 2018 To the editor: It might be time for all of us, average citizen and politician alike, to take a pause. more »»

Support free speech

November 6, 2018 To the editor: The political antagonism is growing and that can only continue to get worse. It is unfortunate especially when it comes to freedom of speech. more »»

We can make things better

November 6, 2018 To the editor: The current state of our environment should be inspiration enough to make each one of us make some changes in our lives. There are many ways you can help Mother Nature. Here are a few. more »»

Guest Opinion: Guest opinion: Protect your right to vote and say ‘yes’ to Amendment 10

October 31, 2018 By As Floridians head to the polls this general election, we’ll be faced with several amendments on our ballots. One of the most significant is Amendment 10, also known as the Protection Amendment. more »»

Guest Opinion: In rebuttal: School board answers political criticisms with facts

October 31, 2018 The Lee County School Board is committed to giving our community factually accurate information so voters and taxpayers can make informed decisions in regards to their school district, and the... more »»

Pride and Patriotism: Come celebrate our veterans

October 31, 2018 To the editor: As Veterans Day, Nov. more »»

Ax the tax

October 31, 2018 To the editor: Lee County taxpayers already pay two property taxes for schools. more »»

Guest Opinion: Time to take action: Vote ‘YES’ for schools

October 4, 2018 The upcoming Nov. 6 election ballot includes an item that will impact all of Lee County for years, maybe decades to come. more »»

Toxic Caldwell

September 26, 2018 To the editor: The statewide Republican primary for Commissioner of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) resulted in candidate Matt Caldwell flying under the radar of... more »»

Guest Opinion: Sea-level rise must be taken seriously

September 19, 2018 By CONGRESSMAN FRANCIS ROONEY and DR. more »»

Pollution must be addressed at its source

September 19, 2018 To the editor: As the scope of the problem with blue green algae has started to be defined it is now time to start honing in step by step on items that can be addressed. more »»

We all need to be part of the solution

September 19, 2018 To the editor: The water quality crisis in Florida is a wakeup call to us all. Calling the current ecological disaster a result of red or brown tide is misleadin. more »»

Rooney has walked the walk

September 12, 2018 To the editor: I have had the good fortune of knowing Francis Rooney since 2015 when I asked him a lot of tough questions on economic growth in our area and water quality including flood insurance... more »»

Who’s to blame — really?

September 12, 2018 To the editor: Some real facts: There has been a Republican federal Congress for eight years. There has been a Republican Florida Legislature for eight years and a Republican governor for eight years. more »»

American ideal still unmet

September 12, 2018 To the editor: It’s time to set aside this ridiculous foofaraw over NFL players protesting at the playing of the National Anthem. more »»



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