Crane Point clears the creek

Crane Point Hammock Museum and Nature Center is clearing out what’s known as “Rachel Creek.” The little cut in the mangroves of the bayside property has existed...

Leslie Christensen makes dream getaways come true

A day after moving to Marathon, Leslie Christensen found her dream job. “I was roped into going to a Rotary meeting with Theo and Geanine Derleth and afterwards...

City addresses rash of unpermitted tiki huts

“You need a permit to build a tiki hut in Marathon,” said Doug Lewis, City of Marathon’s Growth Management Director. According to city staff, there has been...

Local Marathon Anglers Featured on Syndicated Show

Two Conchs Sport Fishing TV show is on the air, broadcast on the Sportsman Channel. “I was up this morning watching it,” said Capt. Jack Carlson of Two...

Local governments eyeing more gun control

An ongoing battle between local governments and the state over gun control has brought Monroe County into the mix.  Last month, Monroe County Commission voted 4-1 in favor...

16 APARTMENTS – Church needs funds to finish affordable housing rehab

The miracle of the "five loaves and two fish” looks a little different in modern-day Marathon. It looks, in fact, like buying a condemned 16-unit apartment complex, completely rehabbing...

LITTLE GIRL HOLDING ON – Traffic accident critically injures Schofield

“This is day by day, minute by minute,” said Odalis Padron, mother of Samantha Schofield, 11. Samantha is still in critical condition at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in...

Marathon elects Gonzalez, Senmartin – Neugent’s bid falls 44 votes short

Political newcomer Luis Gonzalez ran away with the top spot in the Marathon City Council race. “Without the support of the community and the team, it definitely would...

Your Halloween Guide to Marathon Trick or Treating

You know what to do. The City of Marathon and law enforcement officials are bringing out the Halloween plan they know works: a one-way circuit around the...

Marathon Airport Celebrates 75 Years of Aviation

The community is invited for a day full of fun at Florida Keys Marathon International Airport, Oct. 20 to celebrate 75 years of its history.  T.J. Henderson, assistant...