Top 12 Things that are normal in October

"Can I get a Candy Bar" Face it, we don’t live here just because the sun shines all the time. Get real. And thanks to the most creative...

The Cavalry: The Navy to the rescue

“It wasn’t all that different from working combat missions,” said Captain Bobby Baker, commanding officer of Naval Air Station Key West. “It was everything from air to...

Refuge assesses bunny population after storm

Irma’s storm surge, a lack of fresh water and freshly altered habitat spell danger for the Lower Keys marsh rabbits. CHAD ANDERSON/Lower Keys Marsh Rabbit Guide The poor...

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 where they know...

No one outperformed Keys linemen

Locals rise to the occasion Every single Florida Keys Electric Cooperative lineman turned into a customer service representative this week. Locals like FKEC journeyman lineman Rob Christensen had...
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 threats are usually...
Jellyfish stings need shaving cream.

JELLYFISH: The secret is shaving cream

It is another beautiful Keys day and you’ve decided to go out on the water.  You are snorkeling, diving or just taking a dip in the ocean...

THIRD BIRD

The Trauma Star air ambulance service in the Keys has a third helicopter. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday received the third copter for the service,...

Habitat’s Builder’s Club boosting construction

Join the Club The first rule of Habitat for Humanity’s Builder’s Club is you tell everyone about the Builder’s Club. The homebuilding organization’s Upper Keys affiliate created the...

Students’ short film tackles idea of paradise

Way of life “Paradise” is a word with a big meaning and the apt title to the new short film created by a talented group of Key West...