Crane Point clears the creek

Crane Point Hammock Museum and Nature Center is clearing out what’s known as “Rachel Creek.” The little cut in the mangroves of the bayside property has existed...

Leslie Christensen makes dream getaways come true

A day after moving to Marathon, Leslie Christensen found her dream job. “I was roped into going to a Rotary meeting with Theo and Geanine Derleth and afterwards...

Village discusses creation of business district

With shops, galleries and businesses, activity around Morada Way is flowing. There’s a need, however, for infrastructure improvements, according to village officials. As for the Morada Way Arts...

Florida Keys react to DeSantis’ water plans

Capt. Xavier Figueredo is very pleased with Florida’s new governor, straight out of the gate. “Gov. Ron DeSantis hit the ground with both feet running,” said Figueredo, a...

You Screen, I Screen: Sunscreen “Ban” Makes Waves

On Jan. 15, demonstrators filled the sidewalks outside of Key West City Hall, brandishing signs with message like “Have Morals, Save the Corals.” Reef Relief, a nonprofit...

City addresses rash of unpermitted tiki huts

“You need a permit to build a tiki hut in Marathon,” said Doug Lewis, City of Marathon’s Growth Management Director. According to city staff, there has been...

Local Marathon Anglers Featured on Syndicated Show

Two Conchs Sport Fishing TV show is on the air, broadcast on the Sportsman Channel. “I was up this morning watching it,” said Capt. Jack Carlson of Two...

DMP in the House – Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell checks in from the Hill

On January 3, Florida’s 26th district new representative Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell was sworn into the House of Representatives and began serving her constituents immediately. At the official...

Agencies partner to get residents back in their homes

In mid-November, the American Red Cross redoubled its efforts in the Florida Keys post-Irma by sending out teams to canvass neighborhoods looking for affected residents. Seven weeks...

Prepare for Heavy Traffic! Weekend Traffic Forecast

There are multiple events taking place up and down the island chain this weekend that the Sheriff’s Office expects will impact traffic. All motorists from Key Largo...