Feature Stories

Voting by Mail Is Safe, Secure & Is Not A New Concept to Florida Voters


Collier County Supervisor of Elections Jennifer J. Edwards talks about the various and safe ways you can vote this year. See the full details here.

A Reflection on Independence Day from A Marco Hero In the South Pacific


In honor of Independence Day, the Coastal Breeze News presents the story of WWII Veteran Ed Shanks, and his encounter with the Japanese Bombers.

Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Receives International Acclaim


Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary research has received international acclaim as their scientific paper published on Ghost Orchid pollination has become one of the most downloaded documents of 2019. See the full story here!

Board Honors Abounader at His Last Meeting


In his last month as Principle of the Marco Island Charter Middle School, George Abounader is given one last surprise before his final farewell. Find out what it is by reading the full story here!

City of Marco Island Moving Forward on Comprehensive Plan Review


After numerous issues and delays, the City of Marco Island is at long last making progress in its Comprehensive Plan Review. See the full details from the article here.

Multitasker Morgan Joseph Is A True Y Asset

YMCA Profile Series

In this issue of the YMCA Profile Series, Quentin Roux talks about the multitasker known as Morgan Joseph.

Sea Turtle Weekly Update


Sea Turtle nesting report for Marco Island and surrounding areas.

Florida’s Theme Parks Are Reopening : Here’s What You Need to Know

Theme Park Wrap Up

Brittani Tuttle returns to give us the low down over what the theme parks are doing to make everyone feel safe as they reopen, in her column, Theme Park Wrap Up.

The League Club Awards Grant to Immokalee Foundation


A $25,000 grant awarded by The League Club will be used by The Immokalee Foundation to address a recurring challenge faced by students in its groundbreaking program, Career Pathways: Empowering Students to Succeed.

Paradise Cycle Boat Cruises Offers Fun, Fitness, & Safety During Pandemic


With the shops reopening, the Paradise Cycle Boat Cruises is pleased to announce their return, as well as share what they’re offering for the public. See the full story and find out the details here!


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