In-sync – Synchronized swimmers headed to Junior Olympics

The duo of Riley Cooper, 12, and Alice Dangel, 11, placed third at the Florida Regional Synchronized Swimming Championship Competition. Both swimmers are now headed to Junior...

‘Take Stock’ grads capped on May 19

The Monroe County Education Foundation will recognize the accomplishments and celebrate the graduation of its 58 Take Stock in Children senior scholars on Saturday, May 19, at...

Star Spangled Snafu – Veteran business-owner fights to install flag pole

Patty Sparks’ favorite song is the national anthem. She sang it more than 1,000 times over her six years of military service. In fact, her love of...

Meteorologist-In-Charge

Congratulations to long time resident Chip Kasper newly appointed Meteorologist-In-Charge at the NOAA/Florida Keys National Weather Service in Key West, Florida. The position was previously held by...

SPEAK UP

“We are not adversaries. We want to help,” said Mandy Rodriguez of the Dolphin Research Center, flanked by three grandchildren who attend Stanley Switlik Elementary. “Please don’t...

New coral disease spreading

Reports of widespread coral disease in Lower Keys reefs, and summer heat coming, could spell trouble for remaining healthy coral systems, say local researchers tracking the event. “As...

Oh, Baby!

Pink and blue giraffes, diaper cakes, Pampers, and ribbons decorate Key West Woman’s Club for a May 19 baby shower. But this isn’t just any baby shower....

Vaping 101

E-cigarettes, vaping, the JUUL – all new terminology in our American lexicon and so very important to know. Why? The trend in inhalant products is taking teenagers...

We have a winner

Junior Sophie Williams is crowned the 65th annual Miss Coral Shores. Ten contestants vied for the crown on April 28 at the Coral Shores High School Performance...

The art of movement

In the heart of the heart of the Florida Keys is a community for movement, a studio where the art of dance and motion is practiced daily. Whatever...