LONG-TERM RECOVERY – New funding sources opening up

Businesses are still facing challenges 17 months after Hurricane Irma, and governments are still waiting for FEMA funds. Unincorporated Monroe County looks to receive $70 million. Adding...

Bauer recognized for work

By John Christopher Fine Dr. Sally Bauer spent her medical career in emergency rooms treating trauma patients. She married Dr. Joe Bauer, who studied medicine overseas and brought...

EXACT REPLICA – Pigeon Key’s Wooden Bridge undergoing extensive rehabilitation.

First built in 1937, Pigeon Key’s wooden bridge has had a long life. “It’s certainly seen a lot of stuff come and go,” said Kelly McKinnon, xxx....

City Eyes Citizen Building – Special Election April 16

The City of Key West has long had its sights set on the building that currently houses the Key West Citizen newspaper, located at 3420 Northside Drive....

Baptist Health Hospital demolition completed this week

The final walls will come down on Friday, March 15 at Fishermen’s Community Hospital. The Baptist Health South Florida facility was destroyed by Hurricane Irma in 2017,...

Water Babies! Infant Swim and Survival Classes now offered in Marathon and Key West

Parents bring their very young children — six months and up — to the pool four days a week for 10 minutes, for up to six weeks....

From Hookers to High Society: David Sloan’s “Key Lime Pie Hole”

By David Sloan  Food writers love to belittle the origins of Key lime pie by repeating the outdated belief that the first published recipe for Key lime pie...

Iraq, Afghanistan War Veteran makes incredible 300 Mile Paddle Journey to Keys

Veteran Josh Collins and local paddleboard legend Scott Baste have completed the Everglades Challenge once before. Besides Baste and Collins, only two others have completed the long,...

Marathon City Council votes not to adopt formal city seal

On March 12, Marathon Councilman Dan Zieg, Steve Cook and Luis Gonzalez voted not to adopt an official City of Marathon seal. The discussion arose out of...

Council learns about ’50-50’ legislative bill

Although Monroe County Attorney Bob Shillinger was stressing partnership, Marathon City Council members were feeling the distinct lack of it during the recent discussion on a “50-50”...