Pill Robbery Suspect Arrested

Key West Police officers arrested a homeless man shortly after he robbed a local pharmacy of 300 pain pills. Just after 6 pm Wednesday, Daniel Ryan Springer, 22, handed a note to a pharmacist at Walgreen’s on North Roosevelt Blvd. The note said the suspect had a gun, and demanded oxycodone pills. The pharmacist handed […]

Street Closures for Poker Run

Street Closures for Poker Run

As the islands prepare for the annual Phil Peterson Harley Davidson Poker Run that brings an estimated 10,000 motorcycles to the city, the Key West Police Department is gearing up to ensure that this year’s Poker Run is a safe, fun event for the riders and the community. Officers will be out in full force […]

Bottle o’Rum and a Band o’Pirates

Bottle o’Rum and a Band o’Pirates

Toast this Adventure with a Post-Dive Glass of Cruzan, Kraaken or Kon-Tiki! Following the Florida Keys Wreck Trek with Josie Koler “It’s a wreck…of a wreck,” Dive Key West dive master Jeremy Hansberger told the group of underwater explorers as we headed towards the old shrimp boat. “She’s been torn apart over the years by […]

Stanley Switlik Elementary welcomes new principal

Dr. Lesley Salinero returns after previous post A native of Tampa, Dr. Lesley Salinero has been with the Monroe County school district for 22 years. She has 11 years of administrative experience and 11 years of classroom teaching experience to bring to the position of principal at Stanley Switlik Elementary. She’s raised two children of […]

Project Idle Hands

Project Idle Hands

Dombroski and Davis Setting the Tone for Our Teens “When I was a little boy my grandmother would say, ‘An idle mind is the devil’s workshop.’ What we try to do is provide a work setting for these kids,” Billy Davis, executive director for A Positive Step for Monroe County painted the picture as we […]

King of Middle Keys Diving

King of Middle Keys Diving

Savor the spirit of Adolphus Busch Sr. This past week, 17 Lionfish were spotted on the Adolphus Busch Sr. wreck off Big Pine. “My goal is to get as many of the Lionfish that I can,” said Adolphus Busch IV, whose support led to the sinking of the ship in 1998. “We couldn’t blow it […]

CHRISTOPHILES to Perform at Key West High

CHRISTOPHILES to Perform at Key West High

11-piece Local Group to Join On Stage Famous Gospel Singers “Alabanza D’Haiti” by Mike Mongo and Josie Koler Local Haitian Gospel Orchestra CHRISTOFILES are set to perform at 9 pm Saturday,  August 13  at Key West High School with internationally known Haitian Gospel Singing Group “Alanbanza D’Haiti”. According to band spokesman, Roosman, CHRISTOFILES will play […]

Two Missing Divers Found

The bodies of two divers who went missing Saturday offshore of Plantation Key have been located today. The two were part of a dive group on board a 25 foot Bayliner called “Bob”, captained by Dennis Leith of Tavernier. The five divers were in the Keys together celebrating a birthday. They were on their second […]

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