Marathon ladies teach girls about boating safety

“Everyone involved in the program this past weekend was a woman,” said Susan Prichard of Marathon Marina. “The Coast Guard’s engineer, the coxswain (captain) to the fuel...

Mother’s Day tournament raises $66k for Habitat in the Middle Keys

Ethan Wohlers placed first in the junior angler category during the 13th annual Mother’s Day Dolphin Tournament held in Marathon this past weekend. His fish weighed in...

Keys representatives visit D.C. for funding

Islamorada and Marathon representatives, as well as Key Largo wastewater officials, flew to the nation’s capital last week to speak to senators, representatives and the Army Corps...

Canal dredging: 2 down, 8 to go

On May 13, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) extended the deadline for a grant to remove sediment lodged in Keys Canals by...

Reef Light Foundation talks mission

Bill Rivenbark says the Florida Keys Reef Light Foundation board isn’t supposed to have favorite lighthouses. But Rivenbark told Islamorada Council members during an April 25 meeting...

Marathon Yacht Club Hosts a Statewide Convention

It’s that time of year — traffic on Overseas Highway is a little less congested and it seems the number of visitors is beginning to slow. Not so...

How local schools are facing the surge of national violence

On May 7, another surge of school violence splashed across national headlines: one dead, eight wounded in a Colorado charter school shooting. Not just any school …...

Residents give input on Snake Creek bridge

State transportation officials paid a visit to Islamorada on April 24 to showcase to the public possible options to deal with the congestion problem at Snake Creek...

Four major projects underway in Marathon

Trucks trundle past loaded to the brim with fill, and construction vehicles emit a constant “beep, beep, beep” in reverse. It seems all of Marathon is under...

Bills linger as end of session approaches

Legislative session in Tallahassee comes to a close May 3, and bills in the House and Senate are learning their fate. Here are a few notable bills...