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FWC OFFICER ​​BOBBY DUBE: 32 YEARS PROTECTING THE WATERS & WILDLIFE

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Bobby Dube’s 32 years patrolling the Florida Keys waters brought everything from large drug busts and the arrests of lobster mobsters to meeting former presidents and actors. With...

A SPECIAL PLACE ON BIG PINE HOLDS A SPECIAL EVENT

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The back of Patrick Garvey’s Grimal Grove t-shirt advocates fearlessness: “Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb; that’s where the fruit is.” Garvey, who has...

HEARTS HEAVY FOLLOWING COMMUNITY ICON’S PASSING

A community grieved on the morning of Sept. 6, as news spread of Mike Forster’s passing following a battle with COVID-19. On Facebook, a flood of posts...

MOVING MARATHON AMERICAN LEGION CEREMONY HONORS VETS AND THE RECENTLY FALLEN

n Sept. 5, Marathon’s American Legion Post 154 honored all veterans and those killed in action in a ceremony that included a rifle salute, the playing of...

HONORING THOSE WHO PUT OTHERS’ SAFETY FIRST

They’re the first ones on the scene of an accident on U.S. 1. They’re the first ones to arrive when things go wrong.  On water and land, the...

DR. KARISA FALDEN – THE NEWEST FACE AT BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL GROUP IN MARATHON

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The newest face at Baptist Health Medical Group in Marathon is Dr. Karisa Falden, a family medicine practitioner. This is her first job, post-residency.  “I love being outside,”...

COUNTY HAS COMPLETED REPAIRS TO COLLAPSED HISTORIC ARCHWAY AT WEST MARTELLO

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Monroe County completed the repairs to the partially collapsed historic archway at West Martello to match the original. The archway is within the walls of the Civil War-era...

FLAGS FLY HALF-STAFF FOLLOWING KABUL ATTACKS

U.S. flags across the country were lowered to half-staff beginning on Thursday, Aug. 26, following the attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan that left 13 U.S. service members dead,...

WE’RE THINKING OF YOU, MIKE FORSTER

“We need to take care of each other.” Those were the words echoed by Mike Forster as he sat down with Harriette’s owner Carlos Hernandez and Key...

‘THESE PEOPLE ARE GONNA GET SLAUGHTERED’ – COLONEL ABE CONN LAMENTS AFGHANS LEFT BEHIND

His son was just four days old in 2002, when then-Major Abe Conn boarded a military plane and landed half a world away in Afghanistan, his home...
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