Lake Okeechobee News

The Burning Problem of America’s Sugar Cane Growers

Driving west on Florida Route 98 from Palm Beach, the smoke is visible before the warning signs. Near the Lion Country Safari (“Florida’s only drive-through safari”), there are, far across a vividly-green expanse, dark gray clouds climbing into the sharp-blue …

Florida Governor Challenges President to See Damaged Area

Florida Gov. Rick Scott – who has spent months sniping at President Barack Obama on everything from health care to federal budget cuts – challenged President Barack Obama to tour parts of the state that are being damaged by water …