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Guest opinion: Sea-level rise must be taken seriously

September 13, 2018 By CONGRESSMAN FRANCIS ROONEY and DR. more »»

Oasis High School Sports Park

September 13, 2018 To the editor: Last year, this City Council voted to keep the property tax millage from being reduced, to replenish the $17 million in Emergency Fund monies, used for the clean-up of Hurricane Irm. more »»

Pollution must be addressed at its source

September 13, 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 addresse. more »»

We all need to be part of the solution

September 13, 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 misleading. more »»

Guest opinion: Building new schools or maintaining existing schools should not be an either-or proposition

September 6, 2018 In 2002, Florida voters approved what sounded like a great thing for children. more »»

Rooney has walked the walk

September 6, 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 6, 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 6, 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 »»

Nike, built by geniuses, now run by idiots!

September 6, 2018 To the editor: The Nike company, for some strange reason, has gone out of its way to set itself on a course bound for destruction. more »»

Time to fire Rooney

September 6, 2018 To the editor: The primary responsibility of our elected representatives is to ensure our well-being. more »»

Drain the Swamp, indeed

September 6, 2018 To the editor: Bill Nelson, David Holden, Andrew Gillum. Floridians have a rare opportunity to elect to national and state offices people who can and will improve our country. more »»

Many thanks

August 31, 2018 To the editor: As I begin this message, I want to offer my sincere thanks to the community, which supported my reelection to the District 1 seat on the Lee County School Board! I am honored and... more »»

The pace of progress

August 31, 2018 To the editor: I want to know why the streetscape on Southeast 47th Terrace in the Cape isn’t being worked on around the clock? If they did, this mess would have been completed months ag. more »»

No More!

August 31, 2018 No baby ducks no jumping fish It’s as if my canal has died Blue-green algae pollutes Lake Okeechobee invades the incoming tide As it dies it gladly feeds a voracious red tide just offshore... more »»

Poo -f! No, it’s not magic

August 31, 2018 To the editor: I recently heard someone say that they have never maintained their septic tank and it has been over 15 years. That person apparently thinks a septic tank is a form of magi. more »»

Tainted waters are a safety issue

August 31, 2018 To the editor: Two related articles were published on Aug. 15 regarding blue-green algae. The first question is, whether it is OK to drain Lake O. more »»

Thanks for supporting clean water efforts

August 31, 2018 To the editor: Thank you to many residents of Pine Island, Matlacha, and surrounding communities who participated in the Save Our Water protest on Matlacha Bridge on Sunday, Aug. 26. more »»

Florida needs open primaries

August 31, 2018 To the editor: Florida needs Open Primaries. An effort was made to add a referendum to the 2018 election ballot to establish “Open Primaries” in Florida. more »»

The evidence is clear

August 31, 2018 To the editor: The evidence is clear, the Republican leadership in Tallahassee for the past eight years has done everything right to bring us the worst algae blooms in history coming out of the big... more »»

Senator McCain’s legacy

August 31, 2018 To the editor: The late U.S. Senator John McCain was by no means an ordinary man. Born into a long line of U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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Letters To The Editor & Guest Opinions Poll

  1. Good ad; good for Nike.
  2. It’s an ad, so what.
  3. I’m appalled; I won’t be buying or wearing Nike products.
  4. There’s no such thing as bad publicity; Nike is just capitalizing on this issue.
  5. My concern is businesses making political statements. They should not.
  6. This is not an issue for me.
  7. Other.