Gov. DeSantis arrives in Marathon with promises of $56 million in funds

On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis arrived in Marathon to make two important announcements: $21 million in debris removal reimbursement for Monroe County, and a new $35 million...

Commercial fishermen can apply for Irma assistance

Twenty-one months after Hurricane Irma, the funds are in place to begin restoring the losses of commercial fishermen in the Keys. The Florida Wildlife Commission has $44.6...

Familiar Faces of Fathers from Key West, Marathon, and the Upper Keys

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me.” — Jim Valvano  

Penguins, elephants and conchs … what global environmental flux means to us

By Karuna Eberl part 2 of 2 Recently an ice shelf collapsed in the Antarctic, bringing the disappearance of the second largest colony of emperor penguins, thousands of chicks...

Go ahead, throw the dice and ride for charity

By Sarah Mandile On Saturday, June 8, the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation will host its 7th annual Bicycle Ride and Roll Dice Run for Charity. The event...

A Comprehensive Guide to The Bubbas

On July 20, the Bubbas: Key West People’s Choice Awards banquet will return to the Key West Theater before an inevitable sold out crowd. The 6th annual...

There are residents who DON’T want more affordable housing

In November 2018, Cecelia Mattino of Marathon challenged the City of Marathon’s decision to accept its share of former Gov. Rick Scott’s award of 1,300 additional affordable...

Exclusive Interview with Jim Mooney, Announcing his Run for Holly Raschein’s Seat in the...

He was 99 percent sure last year about a run for state representative with current Rep. Holly Raschein terming out in 2020. Last week, Islamorada native and...

Barefoot Doctor Stan Sack Explores the Uptick in Autism

No matter where you live, you’re never far away from news and discussions on autism. Even if we just considered recent publications, there’s so much written that...