Coastal Life

The Story of Edgar J. Watson: The Infamous Businessman & Serial Killer

Growing Up EC

Savannah Oglesby shares the story of the infamous serial killer Edgar J. Watson, in her column, Growing Up Everglades City.

Seeking Volunteers

The Marco Island City Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the following boards and  committees: Beach & Coastal Resources Advisory Committee; Beautification Advisory  Committee; Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee; Planning Board; and Waterways  Advisory Committee. Interested individuals must complete the on-line application on the City’s website under the “Boards and Committees” page at the following link: www.cityofmarcoisland.com/bc/webform/online-advisory-board-application .  Completed […]

Why is Critical Thinking a Key Component of CCPS Entrepreneurship Programs?

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

Jory Westberry writes about the Entrepreneurship Programs of North Naples Middle School and Immokalee Middle School, in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Growing Up EC

Savannah Oglesby talks about celebrating the Holidays in the Everglades, in her column, Growing Up Everglades City.

PLEASE Do Not Feed the Birds on the Beach


Maria Lamb discusses the dangers of feeding Marco’s Birds at the beaches.

Fun for All Ages with Social Distancing

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

Jory Westberry writes about attending the Riverhawk Music Festival, in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Wild Florida Ecotours Is Open for Adventure!

Stepping Stones

Bob McConville talks about Wild Florida Ecotours reopening, in his column, Stepping Stones.

Black Skimmer Nesting Season Cut Short by Deadly Illness


The Black Skimmer Colony of Marco Island have been stricken with a deadly disease, and it’s not COVID-19.

What the Heck is Sea Beaning and Why and How Do I Do it?

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

Jory Westberry writes about Sea Beaning, in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Gators Among Us

Stepping Stones

Bob McConville talks about the gators of South Florida, in his column, Stepping Stones.


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