Monday, June 18, 2018

Sea turtle to be satellite tagged

Eliza Ann release
BRADENTON BEACH – Following in the flipper tracks of predecessors Amie and Eliza Ann, a female loggerhead sea turtle that will be named “Bortie” will be satellite tagged on Coquina Beach next Tuesday and set free to “race” in the Tour de Turtles marathon. The...

Why did the turtle cross the road?

ANNA MARIA – She was lost. She was pregnant. She just wanted to get home. The loggerhead sea turtle came ashore on Wednesday, May 13...
Whale shark

Whale sharks spotted off AMI

Five whale sharks - the largest fish on Earth - were spotted about 40 miles off Anna Maria Island this weekend, and Mote Marine Laboratory...

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Anna Maria Beach Survey

Survey stakes on Anna Maria beach explained

ANNA MARIA – The wooden survey stakes recently spotted along the beach north of the Sandbar restaurant pertain to storm erosion monitoring and not...
Randy White residency

Commissioner addresses residency issues

BRADENTON BEACH – City Commissioner Randy White’s status as a city resident was indirectly questioned during last week’s Charter Review Committee (CRC) meeting. City Attorney...


Sean Murphy

A writing respite

Cooking and writing are fun. It is time for more cooking fun. The Bistro menu is getting a facelift –  the best steak tartare anywhere with...

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Castles in the Sand

Mortgages ain’t what they used to be

The end of the super low mortgage interest rates has just about arrived. From a low of 3.31 percent for a fixed rate, conventional...
One Particular Harbour marina aerial

One Particular Harbour’s marina is on the market

PERICO ISLAND – A six-acre slice of One Particular Harbour is up for grabs if investors offer owner and developer Minto Communities the right...


The evolution of Homosassa tarpon fishing

It was in the mid to late 70s when the floodgates opened up in the area. It was a time when the world’s greatest...
Turtle rainbow

Nesting News

Turtle nests laid: 170 False crawls: 152 Nests hatched: 0 Not hatched: 2 Nests remaining: 168 Hatchlings to Gulf: 0 Nest disorientations: 0 Related coverage Parkland victims memorialized with turtle nest Saving turtle...


Center adult soccer girls

Semi-final sparks fly at The Center

After a slow start to the night on the soccer field in the first semi-final game Thursday night, June 7, the battle for the...
Center adult soccer playoffs

Legler Flynn Law continues to dominate

Week one of the adult co-ed soccer league playoffs concluded with the top-ranked teams finishing their games as the victors. In the final game of...


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