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Army Corps Seek Input, Lake O Releases

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is seeking public input on a proposed change to the 2008 Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS) that...

The Water School, FGCU Home to New Program

“This is exactly the right time for Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) to debut ‘The Water School,’ but unfortunately for all the wrong reasons,”...

Spirit of ’45 Lives On

Within our midst lives a generation that took on evil in World War II, defending not just the United States, but Great Britain, France,...

Prep Your Pets for a Hurricane

Planning for a storm event, means planning for pets also. If you evacuate, so should your pet. If it’s not safe for you to...

FGCU, Lee Health Host Blue-Green Algae Programs

“Microcystins are a class of freshwater Blue-Green Algae with gas in them to float up to the surface,” said Dr. Michael Parsons at his...

Grub Club, Koreshan Park Lunch Program

“I am a volunteer now for 16 years; the first 14 at the Lovers Key State Park and now the past two at Koreshan...

New West District Lieutenant, Jeff Dektas

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is the law enforcement arm of Fort Myers Beach, with operations conducted out of the West District Office...

Lake O Watershed Report

Corps Accepting Comments The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District announced this week the opening of public comment on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed...

In Your Kit, Hurricane Prep

One of the most important steps to take for storm preparation is creating a “Go-Bag” or, more likely, a go-tote, that has everything you’ll...

Visions of Clear Water

Photography Show The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center will host a group photography show, “Visions of Clean Water” from Friday, July 5 at 6pm...
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New LCSO West District Lieutenant

Lieutenant Bryan Perera The Lee County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) provides law enforcement on Fort Myers Beach, with operations conducted out of the West District Office...

Blue-Green Algae Task Force Meeting

Fort Myers The second meeting of the State of Florida’s “Blue-Green Algae Task Force” met Monday, July 1, in Fort Myers at the Lee...


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