Local News for Sarasota, Florida


Cortez stilt-house grounded in court

A stilt-house just 200-300 feet from the docks in Cortez- described as a “net camp” by its builder Raymond Guthrie Jr. – remains in Sarasota Bay. The Florida Department of Department of Environmental Protection won its suit seeking an order that Guthrie remove the unpermitted structure over state waters, but Guthrie hasn’t complied with the READ MORE.