Word on the Island: What was your reaction to the news about Osama bin Laden?
May 5, 2011 Kathy Kessel, Madison, Wis., mortgage broker: “I guess it's great but now we have to worry about the consequences of i. more »»
Wildlife Encounters: Ladybug is cutie of the insect world
May 2, 2011 Love them or hate them, you have to admit ladybugs sure are cute. When you think of ladybugs you picture a beetle-like insect colored bright red with black spots. more »»
Word on the Island: Should Charlotte County regulate fishing off Coral Creek Bridge?
April 30, 2011 Lauren Rinaldo, Englewood, Waterside Inn: “People have been fishing there for years. No, I don't think they should. more »»
Word on the Island: Are you spending more or less on vacation this year?
April 22, 2011 Kailey Master, North Port, Red Lobster employee: “I'm spending more. Everything is more expensive. I'm older so I don't lean on my parents. I don't ask them for a dim. more »»
Wildlife Encounters: Florida fire ants bring the heat
April 14, 2011 Fire ants black and red are capable of causing serious medical, agricultural and property damage. more »»
Word on the Island: What do you do during rainy days on island?
April 7, 2011 Bobbie Pease, Port Charlotte, server: “I go to the movies. 'Due Date' is the best one I've seen recently. more »»
3 Island School students to compete at state level
March 29, 2011 Three Island School students will represent Gasparilla Island in the state “Drop Savers” Water Conservation Poster Contest. more »»
Word on the Island: How are you going “Boca Green” in honor of the Bike Path Parade theme?
March 23, 2011 Nancy Lyons, Woman's Club, Boca Grande: “From the first year I ever came to Boca Grande years ago, I wanted to be a part of the parade. more »»