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Kristen Livengood

Kristen Livengood
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Kristen Livengood is a Marathon High School and University of South Florida grad, mom of two beautiful little girls, and wife to some cute guy she met in a bar. She enjoys red wine, Tito's, Jameson, running (very, very slowly), and spearfishing.

Blow, blow, blow your boat…

Social media helps boat get back In the midst of gutting houses and having more things on his to-do list than ever before, Key Colony...

It’s the little things, and the big things

Woman raises thousands for Irma supplies More than 50 bottles of bleach, gloves, masks, and cases of garbage bags, 32 garbage cans, 10 tarps, shovels,...

Marathon’s Faro Blanco houses the needy

Ninety percent of guests are displaced locals It’s a good thing 79-year-old Carl Redfern didn’t stay in his Galway Bay trailer in Marathon like he...

Three wise men answer prayers

“Life is full of storms,” said Bud Friedrich. “You either drown in them or you grow.” Friedrich and Pastor Sid Langley came from Arkansas...

A reprieve in Dry Tortugas

Also: No bullynetting after curfew Richie Stiglitz is having a sleepover on Key Colony Beach, grilling for his crew and friends six days post-Irma, telling...
Iguana hunters in action.

The Iguana Assassin goes after “Chicken of the tree”

180,000 views. That’s how many views were recorded on a recent post shared from the Facebook page “Florida Keys Iguana Killers Club.” The death...
How to measure a hogfish.

Hogfish rules change

Limit drops, fork length rises One of the Florida Keys’ most popular fish to catch and eat, the hogfish, is subject to some serious commercial...

Artist Paula Leftwich: ‘Tiny details’

Self-taught painter obsessive about art Artist Paula Leftwich doesn’t care where she paints. She’s happy outside in the open air, or at her home studio....

InFINite possibilities: Kevin Freeman

Coach Kevin Freeman ready for school, three new seasons With 18 years of experience teaching at Marathon High School, Kevin Freeman is ready to start...

Avocados galore at Little White House

Pick your own from Truman’s tree “It is harvest time now,” said Little White House’s Jeanna Garrido. “People are having a fun experience picking their...