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Sara Matthis

Sara Matthis
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Sara Matthis thinks community journalism is important, but not serious; likes weird and wonderful children (she has two); and occasionally tortures herself with sprint-distance triathlons, but only if she has a good chance of beating her sister.

9-1-1

This week, the nation is recognizing Public Safety Telecommunications Week, honoring those otherwise known as 9-1-1 operators. “Our communications officers are a crucial part in...

Hospital looks for funding

On April 11, Marathon City Council agreed to draft a resolution in support of a new taxing district to support the rebuilding of Fishermen’s...

Mr. Lindsey goes to Washington

On Thursday, April 12, City of Marathon Manager Chuck Lindsey will be addressing the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C. He will be testifying in...

DRC receives accreditation

Loving dolphins is easy. Getting a job taking care of dolphins is hard. That’s why Dolphin Research Center set out to create a program,...

AMBULANCE RUNS WAY UP

Late on Easter Sunday, a rescue ambulance from City of Marathon nudged its way through northbound traffic on the 18-Mile Stretch at about 8...

‘1500 foot rule’ resurrected in Marathon

Up until 2015 it was illegal to have liquor stores located within 1,500 feet of one another in Marathon. The law was struck down...

GOOD EGGS: Art Studio decorates the season

Set aside those little dye packets from the package of PAAS Easter-egg coloring kits and break out the paints, the beads, the wire, and...

Permit fees go down, food truck hours go up

On March 27, the Marathon City Council rolled up its sleeves and went to work. The issue of permit fees, raised last month to...
Coral Head Music Fest

Music Fest Money

Some are almost done, others are in the middle, but some haven’t begun home repairs after Hurricane Irma. Terri Metter is one of the...
Becky Herrin

MCSO’s Becky Herrin to retire

Becky Herrin said she always knew she would pursue a degree in journalism. When pressed for reasons, she stated simply “Oh, it was about...