Teri Johnston is Officially Key West’s Newest Mayor

It’s the end—and beginning—of an era. On Nov. 19 at noon, Key Westers gathered at Josephine Parker City Hall on White Street to see two new city...

Teri Johnston Elected First Openly Gay Female Mayor of Key West

Key West mayoral hopeful Teri Johnston overcame opponent Margaret Romero with 66.11 percent of the vote on Tuesday. 10,038 Key West citizens cast their vote in the...

Key West is Isolated, but Exemplary

On the evening of Nov. 6 in Key West, there were toasts and embraces, as well as tears shed and gnashing of teeth. Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Andrew...

Historic Namesake Visit by the USS Key West Set for Veteran’s Day Weekend

Only three U.S. Naval ships have ever carried the namesake of Key West. The third to be named, the USS Key West (SSN-722), is the only submarine...

FDOT Offers Expedited Plan for Cow Key Channel

A seven member FDOT Presentation Team presented its latest revisions for the Cow Key Channel construction to local City and County officials early Friday morning. Construction is...

Backing the Blue! Shots From the 2018 Love Fund Ball

The annual Love Fund Ball event is Key West Police Department’s largest fundraiser and was held on Sept. 22 at Margaritaville Resort in Key West. The proceeds...

Holy Cow! Local Leaders Offer Solutions to 2020 Cow Key Bridge Closure

It’s hard to muster enthusiasm for a root canal, but it’s a necessary evil. That’s what residents of Stock Island and Key West will have to accept...

Jimmy Buffett markets the Caribbean cabbage

Snoop Dogg did it, Matthew McConaughey most likely will, but Jimmy Buffett? The Keys’ Jimmy Buffett? Yes, the man who turned a cheeseburger in paradise into a...

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...

All Eyes Turn to Key West Mayoral Race

Depending on whom you ask, there were up to 19 Key West mayoral candidates in the spring of 2018. Yet after two potential frontrunners unexpectedly bowed out,...