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A tribute and taps

Tom Miller, with the American Legion Kirby Stewart Post 24, plays taps at the close of The Islander’s annual tribute to military veterans. The event took place Nov. 11 adjacent to the Anna Maria Island veterans memorial plaque outside Holmes …

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Tale of 3 fish heard by high court

At their custom furniture store in Cortez, John and Sandy Yates of Holmes Beach explain the saga that began on a commercial grouper boat in 2007 and now lies in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court. Islander Photo: Kathy …

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Yates case hearing by high court this week

John Yates of Holmes Beach refinishes furniture at his shop in Cortez. Yates ran commercial fishing boats out of Cortez until he ran afoul of agents from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration seven years ago. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell. Click …

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Structural issues bring down Moose in Bradenton Beach

The statue of the moose is removed before a crowd of onlookers prior to demolition of a portion of the Moose Lodge, 110 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach, Oct. 27. Islander Photo: Janice Dingman

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Dr. Dave Band returns

The Dr. Dave Band plays with Dave “Dr. Dave” Ferguson, who gives his fiddle a workout during the band’s comeback performance after a two-year absence from the music circuit. The group closed Bayfest 2014 to the delight of a large …

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Popcorn pops, sangria sips, straw votes

Island residents attending The Islander’s Popcorn and Politics candidate forum Oct. 10 place votes in a straw poll. Islander Photo: Laurie Hayes. Click here for more images

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Storytime becomes action time!

Beau Camup, 2, touches WMFR Firefighter John Stump’s gear. Click here for more images

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Contentious discussion continues

Bradenton Beach commissioners discuss Sept. 22 a plan from Vice Mayor Jack Clarke to have Mayor Bill Shearon forfeit his office. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin Click here for more

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BB commissioner proposes to oust mayor

Bradenton Beach Mayor Bill Shearon listens as Commissioner Jack Clarke questions his authority during a workshop Sept. 22 at city hall. Islander Photo: Laurie Hayes

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Topping off ceremony at 150 feet

The installation crew posts the American flag atop — 150 feet above the city — the new Bradenton Beach cell tower Sept. 11. Islander Photos: Jack Elka Click here for more images

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