Sara Matthis

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.

Hotel room construction set to begin

If everything goes according to plan, Marathon hoteliers will build 220 brand new hotel rooms in 2013 — and that’s a conservative estimate. In addition to the town’s Holiday...

Co-existing with the crocodile

Just recently, officials removed an 11-foot crocodile from Key Largo. And last week, Marathon resident Jim Tashijan called The Weekly to report seeing two different crocodiles in the Sombrero...