Kellie Butler Farrell

Kellie Butler Farrell is a journalist who calls Islamorada home. Kellie spent two decades in television news and also taught journalism at Barry University in Miami and Zayed University in Abu Dhabi, UAE. She loves being outside, whether spending time on the water or zipping down the Old Highway on her electric bike, Kellie is always soaking up the island lifestyle. Kellie and her husband own an electric bike rental company, Keys Ebikes.

A NATIONWIDE RECRUITMENT SHORTAGE FOR THE COAST GUARD HITS CLOSE TO HOME

As a wicked storm carved its way through the Upper Keys last month, U.S. Coast Guard Station Islamorada received a call for help. It...

ISLAMORADA TOWBOATU.S. CAPTAIN HONORED FOR SAVING ANGLER’S LIFE

What started out as an all-too familiar day on the ocean for snowbirds Tony and Shawna Polkoski ended with a freak accident that quickly...

INAUGURAL WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S IN ISLAMORADA IS DEC. 10

Nicky Laak's mother Ann was first diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment in 2015. Soon after came the devastating news: Ann had Alzheimer's disease. Today,...

COMMODORES COME TOGETHER TO CAP OFF UPPER KEYS SAILING CLUB’S 50TH YEAR

Perhaps former Upper Keys Sailing Club Commodore Pat McLaughlin said it best: “This place is family, it’s tradition, it’s important.” On Nov. 18, the Upper...

KEY PLAYERS’ COMEDY PRODUCTION WILL LEAVE THE AUDIENCE LAUGHING

Collapsing sets, prop flops and actors forgetting their lines: it's a recipe for chaos and, of course, laughter.  "It's a play-within-a-play and everything that can...

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