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Gabriel Sanchez

Gabriel Sanchez
Gabriel Sanchez is a Marathon native, Navy veteran, and struggling musician. He’s living proof that great things … are short and have good hair (including facial). Sixty percent of the time, he makes 90 percent of the deadlines.
‘Let the Voters Decide’ – Council term limits on November ballot - A group of people sitting at a desk in front of a curtain - Business administration

‘Let the Voters Decide’ – Council term limits on November ballot

Islamorada’s village council voted 4-1 to add a referendum vote onto November’s ballot, allowing residents to decide if council members will serve four-year staggered...
Reigning Champ - A person posing for the camera -

Reigning Champ

Stephanie Harper started in the local brewing scene eight years ago with a small home brew system and a big dream. Eight years later...
AT RISK – Lower Matecumbe especially vulnerable this hurricane season - A sign in front of a fence - Lower Matecumbe Key

AT RISK – Lower Matecumbe especially vulnerable this hurricane season

Following Hurricane Irma, Department of Transportation workers, Monroe County Public Works and fire rescue crews scrambled to inspect and clear all the bridges and...
All quiet in Key West? Nope - A group of people standing in a yard - Majorelle Blue

The Littlest Lazcos

Miracles happen every day, but some miracles are years in the making. Key Largo’s David and Lindsey Lazcos had been trying to start a...
Local rescues 5 children from capsized boat - A group of people swimming in the water - Florida Keys

Local rescues 5 children from capsized boat

A Key Largo man responded quickly to save the lives of 5 children who capsized their vessel in the Florida Bay on June 6. At...
WHO’S THE BEST? - A person sitting at a table with a bottle of wine - Wine


Hooray, it’s a partay! On Saturday, June 9 Sea Grapes Wine Bar & Bistro is hosting its first ever rosé wine tasting party from...
Need a tribe? - A man standing in a kitchen - Florida Keys

In Case of Mini-Emergency

Upper Keys residents have a new health care option the next time they slip, fall, and bump their head. Advanced Urgent Care is opening...
CURFEW IN EFFECT – EMERGENCY PERSONEL ENTERING KEYS - A car parked on the side of a road - Luxury vehicle

5 Steps to Saving your Ride

The damage to vehicles caused by a hurricane can arrive in many forms. However, there are ways to protect and even save your vehicle...
School’s Out for Sommer - A person standing in front of a shop - Kindergarten

School’s Out for Sommer

After 34 years of teaching pre-kindergarten, Island Christian School’s longest-tenured teacher, Vonnie Sommer, has retired. Throughout her time teaching 3- and 4-year-olds at the...
EIGHT IS  ENOUGH - Graduation ceremony


On Thursday, May 24, eight Island Christian School seniors will receive their diplomas, flip their tassels, and begin the next chapter of their young...