Monday, January 21, 2019

Duck hunters fire back against critics

Ducks at Perico Preserve
BRADENTON - Duck hunters say they have just as much legal right to enjoy their favorite outdoor recreation as the people who use Perico Preserve and Neal Preserve. Residents of neighborhoods bordering the preserves and people who walk and bike in them are complaining to...

Weekend red tide forecast varies

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – The University of South Florida/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) predicts no red tide through Monday, Jan. 21 in...
DeSantis Mote Marine

Governor launches environmental reforms

SARASOTA – New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is wasting no time addressing water quality issues, including harmful algae blooms. On Thursday, Jan. 10, DeSantis signed...

Community News

Carlos Beruff’s FWC appointment retracted

TALLAHASSEE – It’s official: Gov. Ron DeSantis has retracted Aqua by the Bay developer Carlos Beruff’s recent appointment to the Florida Fish and Wildlife...
AM Fence Barren

Request to amend fence ordinance falls short

ANNA MARIA – Anna Maria commissioner Amy Tripp is concerned about the increasing number of solid vinyl fences and the lack of landscaping along...

Entertainment

Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour wows ‘em at Studio

ANNA MARIA - Actress Jane Seymour capped a busy day in Manatee County by hosting as many as 200 people at a party at...
Island players I Hate Hamlet cast

You’ll love ‘I hate Hamlet’

ANNA MARIA – Every once in a while an actor finds that perfect role, or is it the role that finds that perfect actor?...
BEACH NUTZ

Beach Nutz

 
Studio at Gulf and Pine

Jane Seymour artwork at The Studio

The Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive in Anna Maria, will host Up Close and Personal: The Art of Jane Seymour on...

Outdoors

Reel Time: A new direction for Florida’s marine environment

At a press conference Jan. 10 at Mote Marine Laboratory, Florida’s new Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, announced some sweeping changes to the way his...
DeSantis Mote Marine

Governor launches environmental reforms

SARASOTA – New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is wasting no time addressing water quality issues, including harmful algae blooms. On Thursday, Jan. 10, DeSantis signed...

Business

Castles in the Sand

Is a piece better than the whole pie?

A very long time ago in the history of writing this column, I discovered fractional ownership as a new and interesting real estate topic....
Castles in the Sand

2019 real estate trends

Every profession has its experts and every expert has their expert advice for the future. Sometimes they’re right, sometimes they’re wrong, and sometimes they...

Sports

Dolphin Dash

Dolphin Dash draws 200-plus runners

HOLMES BEACH - The 13th Annual Dolphin Dash today was a success, thanks in part to weather that was cool enough for the runners,...
Center sports ACE Hardware

Teens hit the gridiron: ACE Hardware takes the easy win

For more than 10 years, nearly half of the 27 boys in the 14- to 17-year-old flag football league have been friends on and...

Opinion

Political cartoons

     
Sun Person Murphy

Dan Murphy is Sun’s Person of the Year

ANNA MARIA – Anna Maria Mayor Dan Murphy is The Sun’s 2018 Person of the Year. Working with the city commission, city staff and outside...

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Photo galleries

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