Man Dies in the Water Offshore of Big Pine Key

A man’s body was pulled from the water just offshore of the Koehn Avenue Boat Ramp Sunday afternoon. No foul play is suspected in the death. Witnesses...

Two Charged with Child Neglect

Two Big Pine Key residents were arrested Wednesday evening, charged with child neglect. Dispatchers received a report of a reckless driver. The caller said the male driver was...

Habitat and DEP Clean-up

There is going to be some heavy equipment moving on Middle Torch Key. This coming Tuesday, Habitat for Humanity of Key West and the Lower Florida Keys will start cleaning up the old Baltuf Dump...
Prescribed Burns

Prescribed Burns planned on Big Pine Key Next Week (October 28 – November 1)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to conduct prescribed burns on one or more locations within the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key next...

County approves road abandonment for Wreckers Cay project

Only three county commissioners were present for the July 15 vote that approved the county’s abandonment of a portion of Laurel Avenue on Stock Island to enable...
Oro Gold

Oro Gold Cosmetics Re-opening Draws Protests

Members of the Key West Rip-Off Rapid Response Team on Sunday afternoon protest the reopening of Oro Gold cosmetics shop at 518 Duval St., Key West.  City officials had issued...

Deputies shoot armed robbery suspect

An armed robbery that started Saturday afternoon in Key West ended a short time later on Big Coppitt Key near MIle Marker 10, when the armed suspect...
Governor appoints Cates to County Commission — Former Key West mayor to finish Kolhage’s term - A man smiling for the camera - Key West Citizen

Governor appoints Cates to County Commission

Craig Cates no longer has to mount an election campaign for his County Commission run. Governor Ron DeSantis called Cates Tuesday morning and, after a brief conversation,  appointed...

Key West police release armed robbery report

The July 18 police shooting of a suspected armed robber who fired first at deputies following a car chase to Big Coppitt Key started in front of...
BUILDING, SUPPORTING AND EXCELING IN 2019 - A group of coral - Coral reef

CRF, Mote kick up restoration efforts in 2019

Sometimes, the news from the reef can feel heavy and hopeless. Between record coral bleaching, overuse of ocean resources, toxic runoff, and now a mystery coral disease,...