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Sara Matthis

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Sara Matthis thinks community journalism is important, but not serious; likes weird and wonderful children (she has two); and occasionally tortures herself with sprint-distance triathlons, but only if she has a good chance of beating her sister.

MANATEE NUMBERS – It hasn’t been a good year

t hasn’t been a good year for the manatee in the state of Florida. Statewide, there have been 763 deaths reported in the first...

Keys’ Publix grocery stores, CVS join online ordering trend

Step one: download the Instacart app for your smart phone. Step two: order. Step three: put your sock-covered feet up on the coffee table...

Food For Thought: Tasty – Beautiful – Good Food.

From the sidewalk, it looks like a run-of-the-mill sleepy health food store. Inside, the vibrant café is winning hearts (literally) and brimming with imagination....

16 APARTMENTS – Church needs funds to finish affordable housing rehab

The miracle of the "five loaves and two fish” looks a little different in modern-day Marathon. It looks, in fact, like buying a condemned 16-unit apartment...

The Mystery of the Hammerhead

For generations, Keys watermen have been terrorizing youngsters with stories of “Big Mo.” Legend has it the 18-foot Great Hammerhead had eyeballs “as big...

American Red Cross still handing out Irma funds

It’s not too good to be true. The American Red Cross has more Hurricane Irma money for residents of the Florida Keys. There were...

‘A LEADING LADY’

The audience should arrive ready to be entertained. That’s director Dale Coburn’s advice. “It’s a farce. It’s fun. They’re going to laugh,” he said. Ken Ludwig’s...

Marathon Mayor Michelle Coldiron is New Monroe County Commissioner

Hurricane Irma changed the landscape of Monroe County’s District 2 — in physical ways and political themes. Much of the district’s residents in unincorporated...

Marathon elects Gonzalez, Senmartin – Neugent’s bid falls 44 votes short

Political newcomer Luis Gonzalez ran away with the top spot in the Marathon City Council race. “Without the support of the community and the team,...

Holly Raschein Holds Seat, Debbie Mucarsel Powell Bests Curbelo.

State Rep. Holly Raschein will return to Tallahassee as a senior legislator. First elected in 2012, the Republican sought and won her fourth and...