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Red tide resources

        Mote beach conditions         NOAA harmful algal bloom conditions Related coverage Hurricane Michael could make red tide better – or worse Red tide continues to lessen Red tide fishing request...

The Russians are coming

Remember that movie where the Russians overrun a little beach community? Well, it happened last week. It’s hard to believe that a weekly newspaper in paradise...

Sun site attacked by cybercriminals

If you had trouble accessing The Sun’s website last week, blame cybercriminals. Hackers using computers in Russia, Ukraine, Pakistan, Brazil, Great Britain, the U.S. and...
Red tide cells

Red tide FAQs

What is red tide? A red tide is a higher-than-normal concentration of a microscopic alga (plantlike organism). In the Gulf of Mexico, it is Karenia...

Sun Survey

Use your voice - take The Sun Survey!  

Valuing civility

Election season is upon us, and already the gloves are coming off between candidates and between some candidates and the public. The first ballot...

ManaSota-88’s 10 reasons not to drill for oil offshore of Florida

National Security Americans consume 25 percent of the world's produced oil, but our nation holds less than 3 percent of the world's proven oil...

Good times

Congratulations to The Anna Maria Island Privateers for staging another great Fourth of July parade, bringing together neighbors and visitors for a wonderful day...

Parade goes off with a bang

The Fourth of July parade went off with a bang on Anna Maria Island this morning, courtesy of the Privateers good ship, Skullywag. In the...

Follow the charter

Knowing they were potentially subjecting the city to another lawsuit, four of Bradenton Beach’s five city commission members displayed political courage last week when...
Fourth of July fireworks

Celebrate the Fourth, Island style

The Anna Maria Island Privateers will hold their Fourth of July parade with a new rule – don’t spray the observers. The parade starts from...

Anna Maria Island Wedding Guide

From "Will you?" to "I do," create the wedding of a lifetime on the beaches of Anna Maria Island, the wedding capital of Florida.

A simple gesture

It was a small reminder, really. A simple gesture, intended to make us think about something unthinkable and remember that which we might rather forget. Bradenton...

Meeting the Challenge

The kindness of strangers was on full view last week in the 2018 Giving Challenge. The philanthropic fundraiser generated a little more than $11.7 million...
Letter to the Editor

Crossing concerns

Anna Maria Commissioner Amy Tripp made a good point last week when she suggested the $150,000 it would cost to install an automated license...