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More signs installed at Blind Pass after drowning

Following the recent drowning of a local teen and the rescue of two others at Blind Pass, island authorities have taken additional measures to make the area safer. The body of missing swimmer Isaac Breese, 17, of Cape Coral, were recovered on July 4 by the Sanibel Police Department, two ...

New Ms. Oktoberfest crowned

Alexandra Reifschneider has volunteered at Oktoberfest for years and was asked last year by some of the members at the German-American Social Club to enter the Ms. Oktoberfest contest. “To be Ms. Oktoberfest would be amazing. I’m German-American so to represent the club would be ...

Cape woman faces DUI, crash-related charges

A Cape Coral woman is facing 19 charges involving DUI, property damage, and battery on an officer stemming from a July 12 incident. Layla Martinez, 22, was arrested Friday just after 7:30 p.m. after a traffic stop was initiated by a Charlotte County Sheriff's Office deputy in the area of 400 ...

Council to consider agreements benefiting burrowing owls.

Funds appropriated to help protect the city of Cape Coral's official bird may finally take wing Wednesday. Two resolutions are on Wednesday’s Cape Coral City Council agenda that, if approved, will further protect burrowing owl habitats. The resolutions are memorandums of agreement. The ...

Council to consider final design plans for the Cape Coral Yacht Club Wednesday

Renovation of the Cape Coral Yacht Club will move ahead if Cape Coral City Council approves the final design and construction documents at its Wednesday meeting. This resolution, 194-24, authorizes a fourth amendment between the city and Kimly Horn and Associates at a not-to-exceed amount of ...

LCSO Marine Unit works waters countywide

With Lee County being diverse geographically with islands, canals, rivers, and lakes the need for safety on the waterways is of primary importance so assistance can be provided when needed. The waterways of Lee County are unique from depth to types of water, and each has its own special ...

Lee School’s Back to School Rush set for July 20

The School District of Lee County will hold a Back to School Rush event again this year for students new to the district who have not received their physical, or completed their enrollment for the upcoming school year. “Back to School Rush is an opportunity to knock down barriers that can ...

Statewide system shutdown delaying death certificates

It’s taking longer to process and receive death certificates in Florida. The Florida Department of Health Vital Statistics system has been down since last month, leaving funeral homes and health care facilities forced to process certificates offline and by hand. Efforts are continuing to ...