×
×
homepage logo
STORE

Letters to the Editor

Guest Commentary: Strategic Plan a blueprint to academic excellence

The Strategic Plan for the School District of Lee County, Envision 2030, provides a blueprint through the next decade to ensure that every student achieves not only academic success but also social-emotional realization. A critical pillar of the plan is a pledge to Increase Kindergarten ...

Keep up the good work

To the editor: Wow! Congratulations Lee County citizens!! Good job getting your vote in. 67% vote is a great watershed of civic engagement, and we can all help those elected take this moment to make our world a better place. Please don’t disengage now. Think of what you wanted when you ...

Guest Commentary: Severe storms underscore urgency to rein in climate change

Certain messages will haunt me until my dying day. An email from a friend in Fairbanks, Alaska crossed my desk on Aug. 13, 2004. My friend, a weather satellite tracker asked, “How close are you to Cape Coral and Punta Gorda?” “10 and 40 miles, respectively,” I answered. “WHOA!” ...

Guest Commentary: Fall migrations: You can save a manatee’s life

As fall brings chilly weather and cooler water temperatures, Save the Manatee Club reminds boaters and residents in coastal areas outside of Florida to watch for migrating manatees who may not be safe in colder waters. Manatees have little body fat despite their large size, and they cannot ...

The sky is not falling

To the editor: The great experiment that is called America has been and always will be a work in progress. We have held together through worse times than now. The Civil War, the market crash of 1929 and subsequent depression are two examples. Suffice it to say, there are dozens more. The ...

Kathy Bridge Liles deserves your vote

To the editor: Kathy Bridge Liles deserves your vote for Lee Health Board of Directors, District 5. As Chief Administrative Officer of Golisano Children’s Hospital (retired) she fought to bring comprehensive quality care for our children to Lee County. As a registered nurse she ...

Call it what it is — pollution

To the editor: The Army Corp of Engineers has been sending polluted waters down the Caloosahatchee River from the polluted Lake Okeechobee. For the last month, algae blooms have begun in Cape Coral canals. Cheerful chirping from James Evans of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation that ...

Trump will keep his promises

To the editor: I am responding to a letter from C.A. Hughes published in last week’s edition of the Cape Coral Breeze stating that President Trump did not take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously and that Joe Biden would have provided a better response. There are a number of facts to consider ...

Trump shut down the one agency meant to protect the U.S.

To the editor: I am a crisis social worker. In the past few months, I have had family friends get sick from COVID, friends die of COVID, co-workers get sick and clients die of COVID. I listen to our nurses and doctors and I wear my mask and wash my hands. I maintain social distance. It is my ...

Why I would not vote for Biden

To the editor: Can Biden manage domestic affairs? Joe is most famous for chairing the judicial committee that started the brutalizing of the Supreme Court approval process with his orchestrated war against Judge Bork. Since then, all Republican nominees have been attacked with imagined ...