Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander to the Editoren-usWed, 29 Mar 2017 18:50:19 EDTWed, 29 Mar 2017 18:50:19 EDT works for Lee County the editor: Like many resorts in Florida, we see a lot of snowbirds. The influx of northerners trying to stay warm means business is booming during the winter months, but the summer season can sometimes be a struggl.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTPanther road kill carnage the editor: I, too, am angered and upset when I see another death of a panther due to road kil.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTGuest Commentary: Listen to water experts in Lake Okeechobee debate my previous role as Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection, it wasn't often I would find consensus on issues involving local water management districts, the state, and federal government.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTAlways look twice the editor: This is a true story. A few months ago, I almost died while biking the shared use path on Sanibel. Some readers will think I am exaggerating because there was no accident. But I know that only my defensive biking saved my life.Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTMany thanks the editor: After a beautiful month on Sanibel, we decided to enjoy one last meal before leaving for the airport. On our way, our car broke down at Periwinkle and Tarpon Bay Road. My husband said he thought the alternator was out.Wed, 8 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT