Upon my arrival in Lakewood Ranch last August, one of the most frequent comments I heard was our local government is too intricate and confusing.
Read this week's Castaway Cartoon
Last week, in the wake of the murder of Riverwalk Hammock resident Ina Gross, I challenged Lakewood Ranch residents to "take back" their community.
One early morning while surveying Myakka River State Park, a fellow photographer excitedly told me that I had just missed a great image of a crested caracara.
Read this week's Castaway cartoon.
Iâ€™ll be honest: My original idea for this column was to chastise the Manatee County Sheriff's Office about the information â€” or lack thereof â€” it released in the days following the murder of Lakewood Ranch resident Ina Gross.
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