Eric Staats, Naples Daily News

Eric Staats

Naples Daily News

Naples, FL, United States

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  • The News-Press
  • USA TODAY
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Past articles by Eric:

Q&A: Naples City Council candidate Ray Christman

Christman is one of four candidates running to fill a vacant seat on the Naples City Council. → Read More

Backyard shooting ranges fall through enforcement cracks

State law prohibits local regulations and is difficult to enforce. → Read More

Naples Daily News' Maria Perez wins prestigious Polk Award for immigration reporting

Naples Daily News reporter Maria Perez uncovered mistreatment of undocumented workers hurt in high-risk jobs. → Read More

Panther killed by vehicle on outskirts of Immokalee

It was the seventh roadkill of a panther this year, all in Collier and Hendry counties, and the third in the past five days. → Read More

Florida panther mother, kitten found dead over two days on same Hendry County road

The two endangered panthers were found over two days in Hendry County. → Read More

Florida panther mother, kitten found dead over two days on same Hendry County road

The two endangered panthers were found over two days in Hendry County. → Read More

Florida panther deaths up to four for 2018, all of them killed on Southwest Florida roads

The young female panther was found on State Road 80, west of LaBelle. → Read More

Government shutdown affects Everglades National Park, Big Cypress

The shutdown has closed some services in the natural areas managed by federal officials, and rangers will not be available to help in an emergency. → Read More

Endangered Florida panther found dead at entrance to Bonita Bay Club, 3rd roadkill of 2018

The panther had been struck by a vehicle, the third panther roadkill of 2018. → Read More

New Collier County boat speed zones still months from being enforced

A judge's ruling clears the way for the new zones, but signs needed to enforce them are months away. → Read More

Serenity Walk Park reopens after wildfires, Hurricane Irma close it for repairs

Serenity Walk Park has been closed since March 2017 because of wildfires and Hurricane Irma. → Read More

Judge tosses challenge to Collier County's manatee protection boat speed zones

The decision means new slow speed zones can be enforced once signs are posted. → Read More

Florida tallies first two endangered panther deaths of 2018 on Collier, Hendry roads

A female kitten was found on Interstate 75 in Collier, and a female adult was found in Hendry County. → Read More

Cold snap prompts scramble to protect everything from people to plants in Southwest Florida

It takes more than a sweater to weather this week's cold blast in Southwest Florida. → Read More

Another cold night forecast in Southwest Florida; more preparations made

Wednesday night's temperatures were lower than expected. Naples dipped to 37, one degree higher than the 2012 record. Fort Myers fell to 38 degrees. → Read More

Southwest Florida to weather big chill this week with temperatures dipping into 30s

Temperatures are expected to dip into the 30s later this week. → Read More

Naples area to weather big chill this week; temperatures in 30s forecast

The lowest temperatures could drop to near-freezing inland by Friday morning, causing concern for homeless people and crops. → Read More

Southwest Florida to weather big chill this week with temperatures dipping into 30s

Temperatures are expected to dip into the 30s later this week. → Read More

Mass whale stranding near Everglades National Park still a mystery a year later

Almost 100 false killer whales beached themselves near Everglades National Park nearly a year ago. → Read More

Bahamas sand study goes unfunded despite year-old authorization from Congress

Congress authorized the study a year ago to look for a possible solution to Florida sand shortage. → Read More