Wednesday Mar 12
How a 93-pound tarpon helped Fort Myers morph from cow town to modern-day city
On this day in 1885, the first tarpon ever caught with a rod and reel was boated off Punta Rassa by George Schultz guest W.H. Wood.
Million-dollar pleasure boat becomes inferno; none hurt
For Carl and Terri Natale it was a split-second decision Monday morning when he lifted a rear hatch on their million-dollar, 64-foot Neptunis boat about 5 miles off the Sanibel Island shoreline and smoke billowed out.
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Aussies stand up for LGBTI refugees after death on Manus Island
THOUSANDS of Australians took to the streets over the weekend to show compassion for asylum seekers, including LGBTI refugees, after one was killed and about 60 injured inside the Manus Island detention centre.
Another outdoor family movie night in Fort Myers
Outside family movies are a part of Fort Myers' early spring where every evening is perfumed and every sky star- covered.
Rookery Bay launches 'I Heart Estuaries' campaign to preserve NERR funding
Yesterday, Rookery Bay Reserve launched its "I Heart Estuaries" campaign, a community-based initiative designed to show Congress and the Administration that there is a lot of love among Southwest Florida residents and visitors for area estuaries.