From Hunter to Handbag


Dynamic handbag designer Gretchen Bauer is teaming up with decorated python hunter Amy Siewe to save the Everglades—in style. See the full article here.

Civitan Baby Shower


Civitan’s gathered at Outback Restaurant to celebrate their annual Civitan Baby Shower to benefit Friends of Foster Children Forever program. See the full article here.

Hatchlings Are Emerging!

Sea Turtle Weekly Update

Sea Turtle nesting report for Marco Island and surrounding areas.

COVID-19 Testing on Marco Island


The following is an announcement from the City of Marco Island regarding upcoming public testing for COVID-19.

Memorial Bench Honors Lieutenant Clayton Smith at Beach


After the tragic death of Marco Police officer Lieutenant Clayton Smith five months ago, the community honors him as friends, family, and coworkers come together. See the full story here.

Owl Empty Nesters & Our Resident Gophers


Big changes are coming to the Owl Watch Program as they undertake a whole new task: Protecting the Gopher Tortoises of South Florida. See the full article here, along with photos.

Jesse Baughman Captain Extraordinaire

The Beach Boy Chronicles

Tom Williams shares another story from The Beach Boy Chronicles as he talks about Jesse Baughman, Captain of the Kitten. See the full story here.

A New World Order for The Few Left Behind


The Coastal Breeze News brings you the story and history of the Georgia Guidestones, the American Stonehenge. See the full story here.

Marco Fire Station Not the Only Victim of Veto Pen


As Governor Ron DeSantis makes cuts for Florida’s Future, numerous counties in both Marco, Naples, and others feel the sting of the line-item veto. Find out the full details here.

07-09-2020 E-Edition