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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...
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...

Letter to the Editor:

The Key West Chamber of Commerce is requesting that the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) delay decisions regarding the Stock Island RO (Reverse Osmosis) plant expansion and/or...

Cowboys of the sea

Apple juice and the wide open ocean Underneath my mom and dad's fish tank in their living room lives a picnic basket. Not just any picnic basket filled...

First time for everything

Newbie takes on paddleboarding A quick phone call from Paddle the Florida Keys’ owner Scott Baste, and the plans for my first stand-up paddleboard trip are finally set....

Commercial fishing for beginners

SUMMER ADVENTURE SERIES [Editor’s note: This summer the Keys Weekly team is focusing on what we are loosely billing as “summer adventures.” The stories will publish every week....

Down and Dirty at the Bloody Battle

Long Live the Conch Republic I returned home wounded from the Conch Republic Bloody Battle fought on the high seas of Key West Harbor last week. “Your hair...

Leadership Monroe graduates 25th class

Strangers to Best Friends Have you ever seen the inside of the old jail (or the new one), or watched someone be extracted from a crushed car, looked...

The Weekly Goes to Washington

A visit with U.S. Congressman Carlos Curbelo Typically I catch up with our U.S. Congressman Carlos Curbelo in warmer conditions, but last Friday I had the opportunity to...

In memory: Jessica Lynn Irwin

August 11, 1984 – March 11, 2017 Yesterday I wrote the hardest 135 words of my life – my best friend’s obituary. Today isn’t any easier. It all...