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Letter to the Editor

A job well done

Bradenton Beach was minimally impacted by colossal Hurricane Irma, but our preparedness and follow-up was unmatched by any community in the state. Lt. John Cosby,...

Center offers help Friday and Saturday

The Center of Anna Maria is opening its doors to hurricane victims who may be sweating it out with no air conditioning. Everyone is welcome...
Manatee grounded by Irma

Manatee saved from Irma

Volunteers rescued this Manatee in Sarasota Bay after it was stranded by a severely receding tide that preceded Hurricane Irma.
Letter to the Editor

City should end lawsuit

I am a resident of Holmes Beach, and a city commissioner. Normally I would not comment on any actions taken by a neighboring city....
Cobb family reunion

Cobb family visits historical museum

Descendants of Samuel Claude Cobb, grandson of one of the first Island homesteaders, recently gathered at the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum to celebrate...
Letter to the Editor


Congratulations on your well-deserved, top award for your outstanding newspaper. You certainly deserve this honor. Dick and Margie Motzer Holmes Beach
Letter to the Editor

Dead zone solutions

The Washington Post reports that the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" is now larger than ever - the size of New Jersey, dwarfing the...
Letter to the Editor

Cycling stories

I read the article in The Sun about staying safe while cycling and wanted to share a personal experience that not many have thought...
Turtle under chair

Turtle trap


Controversial action puts manatees in harms’ way

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has issued its final rule to downgrade the status of the West Indian manatee from endangered to...
Truly Nolen champs

Truly Nolen closes as season champs

After delays due to weather and school performance conflicts, the championship game in the eight-to 10-year-old youth flag football league was finally played on...

Adult co-ed volleyball back in full swing

After two long seasons with a dark gym and no action on the court, adult co-ed volleyball is back in full swing at The...
Mary Fulford Green

Saying goodbye to my first best friend forever

Who is your first best friend? I just submitted the obituary for Jerry Guthrie Cross. She was my first best friend.  She is a...
Jean Peelen

Why I marched in the Women’s March

On Saturday, Jan. 21, I traveled to Washington, D.C., where I marched in the Women's March along with one of my daughters, two of...

Obituary: Judith van Beuzekom

Esther Judith van Beuzekom nee del Campo Hartman Judith van Beuzekom passed away peacefully in her apartment the morning of December 22, 2016. She was...