Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander to the Editoren-usSun, 22 Jul 2018 06:30:54 EDTSun, 22 Jul 2018 06:30:54 EDT instant federal action the editor: Some years ago, to create more agricultural land, the U.S. Congress authorized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to divert run-off water from Lake Okeechobee - already polluted - to drain down the Caloosahatchee and St.Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDTOpen rec center on holidays the editor: President Trump cannot truly "Make America Great Again" until he gets the Sanibel Recreation Center to stay open on the holidays. Go for it, Mr. President. All of Sanibel will be rooting for you. Albert C.Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDTSupport petition to reopen Lee County Extension building the editor: I am a former (20-year) Sanibel resident and a current Master Gardener with Lee County Cooperative Extension.Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDTIt is time for new blood the editor: My wife and I have owned three different homes on Sanibel since the 1980s. We moved full-time to our current home on Sanibel in 2013.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDTHelp save the Everglades, coastal estuaries the editor: The Everglades and coastal estuaries need our help. "Send it south" has been the slogan for countless NGOs and $1,000 a plate fundraisers.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT