Monday, May 1, 2017

Local

An aerial scene of the Jones Mining fire, courtesy of North Collier Fire.

A number of local fires continue to fuel the smell of smoke lingering across Southwest Florida. North Collier Fire & Rescue reported a Jones Mining fire off of Immokalee Road ...
a baby sea turtle

Among the oldest creatures on the planet, believed to have navigated the warmer seas for over 110 million years, sea turtles migrate enormous distances between their feeding and nesting locations. ...
golden gate estates canal via google maps

The 20-year-old male victim pulled from a canal earlier this weekend has been identified by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission as Naples resident Marc Newberry. On Friday afternoon, two boaters ...

Mothers have been celebrated since ancient times. The Greeks and Romans held festivals in honor of the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele. Goddess Rhea is the daughter of earth goddess ...
dripping faucet

A boil water notice for portions of northern Collier County, triggered when a water line break caused reduced pressure in the portable water main, has been rescinded after bacteriological testing ...
the green flash

Q. What is fire retardant made of and when sprayed or dropped from planes what does it do?  When is this brought in vs. water? And how does it affect ...

The Naples Children & Education Foundation has some powerful friends coming to the rescue. Earlier this week, representatives from Goldman Sachs devoted a day of volunteer work at the FSU ...
south fort myers signing day

Signing day ceremonies are usually the territory of student-athletes. Not so at South Fort Myers High School on Thursday, as nearly 150 seniors signed off in an academic signing day ...
SWFL Community Foundation Collaboratory

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation celebrated the beginning of construction on its new Collaboratory facility on Thursday. The Collaboratory is a public-private partnership between the foundation and the City of ...
greyhounds racing

BY | DARA KAM The Seminole Tribe would not be required to guarantee $3 billion in payments to the state in exchange for adding craps and roulette to the tribe’s ...
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