Global day encourages better future for oceans

On Saturday, June 8, people around the world will celebrate the blue bodies of water — our oceans. Known as World Oceans Day, the event is intended...

How students and teachers are coping with rigorous test schedules

By Erin Stover Sickmen One week remains on the Monroe County school calendar for 2018-19. Kids are dreaming of long lazy days, but there’s still a last hurdle...

DiveN2Life trains a generation of gifted, scientific divers

After school, most young adolescents may get involved in sports, dance, clubs, maybe a little theater. In the Keys, they also might become scientific divers. Wait … what? Meet...

What recent great white sightings in the Keys mean

April and May have been big months for big sharks in the Keys. In mid-April, a fisherman named Carter Bates posted a video online of a white...

Kater spring boarding into teaching

Who’s ready to jump into summer camp season? At Founders Park, new springboard dive master Kelly Kater is. With 10 years diving competitively and recreationally, Kater has spent...

Key Largo students complete junior program

First State Bank congratulates the most recent group of Key Largo School third graders on their completion of the Junior Banker program. The Junior Bankers learned the...

EMS and LEOs stage car accident before prom weekend

One arrested, one injured, one dead. That was the tally for the demonstration on April 22 held at Marathon High School five days before prom, considered by...

Martin named new MHS athletic director

Lance Martin has been named the new athletic director at Marathon High School. He is replacing Teresa Konrath who has held the position for 12 years, and...

Lecture delves into light pollution

By TIFFANY DUONG “Please follow me outside,” Charles Fulco said to his audience. Each person holds a solar eclipse viewer in front of his or her eyes to...

High school students learn financial literacy for prize money

UPPER KEYS On March 13, Coral Shores high school students competed in the Keys Federal Credit Union’s Financial Fitness Tournament. Four teams competed from late morning throughout the...