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...

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...

Graduation Spotlight: KWHS student walks in FKCC graduation

It isn’t often that a student completes a college-level degree before receiving her high school diploma. But that’s just what Leila Nolan will be doing this Friday,...

Linda Russin made the airwaves personal

It was her voice, with the slight Midwest cadence and Oklahoma lilt, that became my daily highlight. Reading the news on radio station 106.9, Linda Russin, owner,...

Key Largo students complete junior program

First State Bank congratulates the most recent group of Key Largo School third graders on their completion of the Junior Banker program. The Junior Bankers learned the...

EMS and LEOs stage car accident before prom weekend

One arrested, one injured, one dead. That was the tally for the demonstration on April 22 held at Marathon High School five days before prom, considered by...

Kayak dock proposed for Sunset Park on Grassy Key

The City of Marathon has plans for a kayak dock on Grassy Key. Designed by K2M, the project has already garnered a variety of approvals — environmental...

Classes teach kids with autism how to dance

According to numbers from the Centers for Disease Control, 1 out of 59 children ages 8-11 place somewhere on the Autism spectrum. The data was taken from...