BREAKING NEWS: STATE SENATE PASSES BILL TO VOID KEY WEST CRUISE SHIP REDUCTION

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The Florida Senate on Thursday passed the bill that voids Key West's initiative to significantly reduce the number of cruise ships that can visit the island city. Senate...

INVESTIGATORS INTERVIEW PERSONS OF INTEREST IN PELICAN STABBING

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An investigation into a deadly pelican stabbing in Islamorada is ongoing as investigators have zeroed in on two persons of interest. Leads and information have flowed into the...

Vaccine eligibility opens up to 40-plus next Monday, 18 and older April 5

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COVID-19 vaccinations will open to all adults ages 18 and older beginning April 5. That’s according to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who released a nearly 3-minute video on...

Baptist administers shots at Marathon City Hall next week, sign-up opens @ 10 a.m.

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Next week, Baptist Health will be administering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible members of the Florida Keys community on an appointment-only basis. Appointments for next week will be made...

BREAKING NEWS: KEY WEST NONPROFIT WITHDRAWS WATERFRONT HOUSING PROPOSAL

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A Key West nonprofit that had proposed a 100% affordable housing development at Truman Waterfront has withdrawn its proposal. A.H. Monroe had submitted an unsolicited proposal to build...

BREAKING NEWS: EMPLOYEE SURVEY FINDS LOW MORALE AMONG CITY STAFF

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Key West city employees recently rated their workplace morale as they do Amazon products, on a scale of 1 to 5.  Overall morale among city workers scored...

INFORMATION SOUGHT IN GRUESOME PELICAN STABBING

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Authorities and bird officials are seeking the public’s assistance in a disturbing animal cruelty case that left a pelican succumbing to its injuries from multiple stab wounds...

RESIDENTS 50 AND OLDER CAN SIGN UP FOR SHOT STARTING MONDAY

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Gov. Ron DeSantis will sign an executive order today that opens eligibility even further from 60 years of age to 50. The governor made the announcement on...

BREAKING NEWS: RESIDENCY QUESTIONS CONTINUE FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER EDDIE MARTINEZ

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This story was updated at 7:44 p.m. on Thursday, March 18. A lawsuit that claims County Commissioner Eddie Martinez did not live in the required district during his...

Patron leaves staff a $10,000 tip on $193 meal at Castaway in Marathon, Florida

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This happens sometimes, but never here, never to “us.” On March 16, a woman named Pam left a $10,000 tip on a $193 breakfast bill at Castaway Waterfront...