Are you suicidal? – Simple question could save a life

A tragic wave of recent suicides in the Florida Keys have shellshocked our “one human family.” All too often families and friends are left with more questions...

Down to Two – Mayoral candidates address the issues

Around the country, women candidates are breaking records this year. From Congress to gubernatorial races, women are dominating elections and the Key West mayoral race is right...

HANDS ON DECK – Apprenticeship program aims at labor shortage

When Elly Claire returned to her Big Pine home after Hurricane Irma, there was not only structural damage, but also two feet of standing water. The project...

Dolphins to Dolphins – NFL foundation makes huge donation to MHS

It wasn’t an average Wednesday for Marathon High School footballers, who received new shoes, attire and gear from the Miami Dolphins organization. Twan Russell also gave a...

One year after Irma: Shelter better than ever

By Tara Vickrey It’s been a long and trying year since Hurricane Irma, as people affected across the Keys assessed the damage, made repairs, and – sometimes –...

Islamorada hires planning trio, including new director

“Don’t screw it up,” joked Islamorada’s interim Planning Director Joe Corradino, who was literally on his way out the door Friday and held it open for the...

Jerry’s Library

This past Monday evening, the Florida History & Discovery Center opened the Jerry Wilkinson Research Library to “celebrate his decades of historical preservation contributions, collecting and sharing...

Key by the Sea canal finished, more in the works

“The future is not bleak,” said Marathon City Manager Chuck Lindsey at Tuesday’s City Council meeting in an update about Hurricane Irma recovery and the city’s financial...

First Quarry apartments could be ready next summer

When some tenants are given their keys to The Quarry Apartments on Big Coppitt Key a year from now, their new homes will be the result of...

Rubio, Curbelo and more tour Marathon one year after Irma

On Sept. 10, the anniversary of Hurricane Irma, it was a veritable crush of dignitaries. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, state Rep. Holly Raschein,...