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A Dog’s Life

I keep looking for him, it’s hard not to when for 17 years he was by my side. He was my Jack Russell, Harlan, often called the...
Erin Muir

Erin Muir: Heritage and Home

Erin Muir’s roots run deep in the coral rock of the Upper Keys. The newest addition, 10-month-old Violet, (a seventh-generation Conch on her mother’s side) is already...

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 Beach City Commissioner...
Alyson Crean City of Key West

Alyson Crean keeps the info flowing

Answers on demand Riddle: Who is always in the news but never the story? That’s Alyson Crean, the public relations officer of the City of Key West for...

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, extension cords, six...

WHAT’S NEXT? Thoughts on Irma, 10 days after

From the third floor of my ringside seat for Irma, the palm tree outside the balcony swayed like a boxer who had gone limp, its head hunched...
Column: Keys Disease

Tears for Charlottesville; zero tolerance for hate

Make America white again Pity the poor white nationalist. For years, they had to live in caves and under rocks, rightfully ashamed to show their true feelings about what...

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 the 2017-18 school...

Tennis, anyone?

Growing the sport, from a hospital bed Rural locations are a challenge for organizing league tennis, and perhaps no Florida location is more challenging than the expansive Florida...
Column: Keys Disease

Party ’til ya puke

(Not THAT kind of party…) The recent headlines in national politics have got me thinking (yet again) about political parties in general. Our first president, founding father George...