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What I learned from Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma was a teachable moment for those who had never experienced a major hurricane and for those who had. My wife, Amy, and I...

Near miss

It may not have been as disastrous as feared, but Hurricane Irma's impact on Anna Maria Island is something few will soon forget. As of...
Hurricane Harvey

That could be us

The images are becoming more and more difficult to watch. As Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast over the weekend, it dumped unbelievable...
Welcome to the SUN

Welcome to The SUN!

Solar eclipse or not, go ahead - look into The Sun! The Anna Maria Island Sun is happy to announce its redesigned website with all...
Go ahead, look into The Sun

A new venue emerges

These have been exciting times for those of us here at The Sun newspaper. We had a once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse Monday afternoon - though...

All the news that’s fit to print

Not so long ago, this was considered the off season here on the Island. The pace of life was slower. The crush of tourists...
Aqua by the Bay protest

Changing the rules in mid-stream

One of the protestors at the Aqua by the Bay rally on Saturday voiced a concern that’s being discussed at bars, on beaches and...
Editorial - tropical perspective

Editorial | Tropical perspective

John Lennon and Paul McCartney once wrote a song that started with the line, “I read the news today, oh boy.” One might feel the...
Port Dolphin

Goodbye and good riddance

Call it a win for the environment. Or maybe just market forces playing out, with capitalism being the final arbiter of a deeply flawed...