Snorkeler airlifted Sunday after shark bite off Marathon

A 30-year-old Atlanta, Georgia man was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami Sunday morning after he was bitten in the shoulder by a shark at Sombrero...

Marathon council closes 2 out of 3 boat ramps for mini season

The Marathon City Council voted 3-2 to close both the Quay boat ramp and Harbor Drive boat ramp in Marathon from Tuesday to Thursday, July 28-30. Only...

120+ affordable units planned for Coco Plum

On June 16, the City of Marathon’s Planning Commission met to consider a proposal to build 66 two-bedroom rental units on Coco Plum and six single-family homes....

The phenomenal fathers raising Keys kids

Dads are more than a go-to for car troubles or opening up that pesky, tight jar top. They’re dedicated and take time to show their loved ones...

ZIEG ACCUSES SENMARTIN OF PERSONAL GAIN

Marathon City Councilman Dan Zieg has filed a second ethics complaint against Marathon City Councilman Mark Senmartin. The latest was received on April 30 by the state...

Marathon, Key West will reopen parks, beaches on Monday

Both cities are coming up with plans to slowly reopen the Keys. Keep reading ... FROM MARATHON: Governor Ron DeSantis announced last night that Florida will be moving into...

WHAT DOES GOVERNOR’S ORDER MEAN FOR THE KEYS?

CITY OF MARATHON: “Last night, the Governor released order 2020-112, lessening some restrictions in counties other than Miami, Broward and Palm Beach Counties starting Monday May 4th....

KEY WEST, ISLAMORADA AND KEY COLONY TO SHARE CITY MANAGER SERVICES

APRIL FOOLS In a confusing and inspiring move of solidarity mixed with a bit of desperation, three Florida Keys municipalities have launched a new job search for a...

Marathon, Islamorada declare state of emergency

By Jim McCarthy and Sara Matthis The city of Marathon and village of Islamorada declared a state of emergency on Monday evening, joining Monroe County and the city...

The economics of the seafood festival

If tourism and commercial seafood got married, it would be the Marathon Seafood Festival. If they had babies, it would be all the organizations that benefit from...