Feature Stories

District One Commissioner Seat Up for Grabs

The District One Commissioner seat is now open for candidates, and the primary election is just around the corner. The following article presents the names, bios, and political stances of the candidates running for the position.

Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season?


With Hurricane Season now upon us, what can you do to prepare? The following article contains the necessary information all Florida Residents should know when preparing for a hurricane.

Nothing new on Marco Island

Water Quality issues

Andrew Tyler tells us about the water issues impacting Marco Island.

Chris Byrne Appointed Fire/Rescue Chief


With Fire/Rescue Chief Michael Murphy retiring, the City of Marco Island has appointed his replacement. Read the full story and learn more about the new Fire Chief here.

Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams You Imagine?


The Coastal Breeze News presents the winning essay of Marco Island Academy student, Kevin Barry.

Marco Island Honors “Voice of the Island”


Tony DeLucia, Announcer, Fundraiser, and Community Service Officer is departing Marco Island to return to his Ohio Roots.

Hiking at Different Elevations: 7,000+ Feet Different!

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

Jory Westberry writes about the National Parks of Florida in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Pest or Friend in Your Garden?

Eastern Lubber Grasshoppers

Coastal Breeze writer Maria Lamb repots on the recent influx of Eastern Lubber Grasshoppers in South Florida. Get the full story here.

Fire Chief Murphy Honored with Proclamation


The Marco City Council honored decorated Fire Chief Michael Murphy for his duty and service as he retires from his 30-year career. Get the full story here.

A Winning Wordsmith


Marco Island Academy student Kevin Barry makes waves with his empowering words in several Essay Contests. The topic: Optimism. See the full story here.


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