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....

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By David Sloan  Food writers love to belittle the origins of Key lime pie by repeating the outdated belief that the first published recipe for Key lime pie...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

Barefoot Doctor Tells Truth about Measles

Our new year has been with us now for nearly two months. For some of us in these parts, however, the “new year” begins when we climb...

In this week’s Key Lime Pie Hole… David Sloan solves 100-Year Mystery!

By David Sloan I made my first Key lime pie as a baker in Texas at 16. The experience did nothing but make my fingers taste good. No...

Coral Shores Students Take Over Broadway!

Twenty Coral Shores High School students and two teachers took advantage of the President's Day weekend to celebrate the founding fathers of our country with the Broadway...

The Little Mermaid Comes Alive at Switlik Elementary

It takes a village to put on a show. Just ask Jack Louden. “The students have worked very hard and we have been faced with some unique challenges...