JOHN BARTUS: GIVING THANKS FOR JOBS I WOULD NEVER DO

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Watching those daredevils who stand outside hovering helicopters and work on our high-voltage lines atop those tall towers has given me serious pause for thought. First of...

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SUES MARATHON FOR CLEAN WATER & ENDANGERED SPECIES VIOLATIONS

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Alleging violations of the Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act, environmental group Friends of the Lower Keys (FOLKs) filed suit in the Southern District of the...

DR. WOLTZ: PONDERING THE NUMBERS

I am a doctor. I also have a master’s degree in public health. I am not bragging; it was a requirement for me to become board-certified, so...

KAREN NEWFIELD: BAND BOOKS

Heard it in a Love SongBy Tracey Garvis Graves Layla teaches music class at the local elementary school. Recently divorced, she is finally free from a suffocating and...

DAY OF SERVICE SET TO HONOR LOCAL BOY’S WORK IN THE KEYS COMMUNITY

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Community members who knew young Pascal Weisberger were well aware of his feverish passion for the environment, his love for animals and his respect for those who...

STARVING MANATEES BEGIN EATING AT EMERGENCY FEEDING STATION

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On Jan. 13, a media call to address an unusual mortality event (UME) affecting starving Florida manatees reported that emergency feeding stations set up near the Florida...

KEY LARGO STORE FOR SHELLS AND KEEPSAKES TURNS 50

This year marks Shell World’s 50th year in business. If you have never been to this amazing store, it’s a must-shop stop. Keys Weekly recently connected with...

JOHN BARTUS: DEALING WITH WINTER IN THE ISLANDS

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This past week brought the coldest temperatures of the winter season thus far to the Keys. Down in the Islands, we have our own unique ways of...

ENDANGERED KEY DEER SHOT ON SUGARLOAF KEY

Multiple organizations are offering rewards totaling up to $7,000 for information regarding the shooting of a federally protected and endangered Key deer. On the morning of Jan. 27,...

TAKE ME HOME: ADORABLE FURRY FACES FROM MARATHON SPCA WAIT FOR HOMES

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The Keys Weekly family loves animals as much as our friends at the Florida Keys SPCA do, and we’re thrilled to begin showcasing each week some “furever”...