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Tourism recovery after Hurricane Ian in SWFL

At Fort Myers Beach, many people are closely watching how tourism rebounds. WINK News interviewed CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg shortly before the storm. Greenberg was at the beach to highlight some of the “non-beach” attractions in the Southwest Florida area, like Matlacha and the Six Mile Cypress Slough. Greenberg returned just a couple […]

Fort Myers Beach six months after Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian caused havoc on Fort Myers Beach, one of the hardest hit areas by the storm. The storm surge swallowed homes, businesses, families, and more. But, repeatedly, we’ve witnessed the unwavering strength and resiliency residing on Fort Myers Beach. From beautiful, white sandy beaches, a charming shoreline, and a picture-perfect pier morphing into devastation, […]

Cape Coral community grateful for each other after Ian

People and businesses continue to show resiliency, and so much of that is because of how our community has rallied together in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Cape Coral is one of the many places battling back.

Pine Island and Matlacha Hurricane Ian recovery

Heartbreak for the Pine Island and Matlacha communities as Hurricane Ian’s storm surge pummeled the area. Tuesday, not only are we looking back, but we’re also looking forward to what’s ahead for our community. Pine Island and Matlacha are filled with people who did not hesitate to help and lift their neighbors up, and the […]

Marina Village at Snug Harbor plans September reopening

The water line of Hurricane Ian’s storm surge is still visible on Marina Village at Snug Harbor, and it isn’t ready to welcome guests back yet. But the people who own timeshares in the building have helped it stay afloat ahead of its planned September reopening.

Remembering the people taken by Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian was devastating for Southwest Florida. In its wake was unimaginable destruction. Among that destruction were the stories of loved ones from across our area who didn’t survive the storm.