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Siesta Key Round Up

By Stan Zimmerman Snowy Plovers are back Siesta’s threatened Snowy Plovers have returned, and at least three nests have been identified and marked with buffers to keep people out. Volunteers hope people will stay out of the buffers, and keep Read More

Sheriff’s Report

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  There were a total of 36 crimes reported on the key from 4/16-5/19/14  4/16/14 Possession of Controlled Substance (Crystal Methamphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Controlled Substance (Cannabis) – 100 Block Avenida Messina A deputy responded to a Read More

Coming Home After a Storm

Could aging water treatment plant stand in the way? By Robert Frederickson The primary drivers behind Sarasota County’s efforts to decommission the aging Siesta Key water treatment plant may be financial and environmental in nature, but for Island residents the Read More

Off Key

By Bob Frederickson Local Hunter should have Passed on this Easy Buck… Property owners in the rural reaches of eastern Sarasota County have long been frustrated by unauthorized hunting on their land. Unfortunately, by the time a sheriff’s deputy would Read More

Island Chatter

SKA Meeting Notes By Diana Colson Following a brief COMMUNITY WELCOME & GUEST SIGN-IN, February MINUTES WERE APPROVED &  COMMUNITY REPORTS PRESENTED.  SHERIFF’S OFFICE, SIESTA KEY:  Lieutenant Debra Kaspar reviewed recent events on the island. A number of deputies worked Read More