Pine Island Eagle to the Editoren-usSat, 21 Jul 2018 04:43:33 EDTSat, 21 Jul 2018 04:43:33 EDT are our fundamental values? the editor: We must stop making excuses for our government leaders twisting the fundamental values of our nation by clearly standing up and rejecting the expressions of hatred, bigotry and the voiced supremacy of any person or group which runs...Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDTMourning the passing of Karl Wickstrom the editor: We should all mourn the recent passing of marine conservationist Karl Wickstrom, founder of Florida Sportsman magazine and inspirational leader in the effort to restore our rivers, estuaries, Everglades and Florida Bay from the...Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDTWhere has common courtesy gone? the editor: On Saturday morning I went for my usual "morning walk." The neighborhood is rather isolated and usually the only vehicles one might encounter are those of the residents.Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT'The Green River' the editor: We have returned from a month sailing in the Bahamas. The waters were gorgeous there. They were so crystal clear that on a calm day the boat seemed to be suspended in space above the 15-foot bottom. The water sparkled like jewels.Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDTThe youth of today the editor: On July 3rd I was shopping at the Dollar General Store on Pine Island when two young men brought their Monster drinks to the cashier. Feeling flush, I paid for them. They thanked me.Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT