Anglers to protest lake spraying

CLEWISTON — Lake Okeechobee area residents who oppose the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s use of chemical herbicides to control invasive aquatic vegetation on the big lake will gather protest on Feb. 22 on the Herbert Hoover Dike, 600 Hoover Dike Road in Clewiston. The demonstration will start at 8 a.m. Guest speakers will […]

Protest planned in Pahokee

PAHOKEE — Many city residents have become agitated about a proposed ordinance purportedly intended to streamline and shorten Pahokee City Commission meetings but which they contend is meant to silence critics. They plan to demonstrate their displeasure at commissioners’ Oct. 8 meeting and have begun circulating a flier aimed at assembling a large crowd. A […]