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History of Diving Museum welcomes pop culture exhibit

The History of Diving Museum in Islamorada features its newest exhibit, “Diving in Pop Culture,” beginning Wednesday, April 21.  The exhibit, which runs through December, includes representations of diving in...

Box of toys delivered to first responders for autism awareness

With April being Autism Awareness Month, Autism Society of the Florida Keys (ASK) Founder Jill Campbell recently visited Fire Station 20 in Islamorada to deliver three sensory boxes. The...

KEY WEST FIREFIGHTERS AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES PITCH IN TO REBUILD FIRE-RAVAGED HOME OF SENIOR CITIZEN

It was just before 4 a.m. on a cool night in January 2019 when fire destroyed Alelia Butler’s mobile home on Galveston Lane. The senior citizen barely escaped with...

MAYOR URGES CONSERVATION IN WATER CHALLENGE

A competition is underway among U.S. cities to determine the most “water-wise.” The Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation runs during April. “My Water Pledge” is a friendly competition...

OPINION: YOUR FISHING EQUIPMENT SHOULD INCLUDE FIRST AID SUPPLIES

I’m not a dedicated fisherman. Yes, I always keep a few fishing poles onboard and I have a small collection of lures. All of it is “simple school.” I...

Opinion: affordable housing is under attack in Florida

This is your wake-up call, Florida, and we need your help to save affordable housing. Last week, Senate President Wilton Simpson and Speaker of the House Chris Sprowls unveiled...