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BMCM Timaree Sparks takes charge of Coast Guard Station Marathon - A man holding a glass of orange juice - U.S. Coast Guard Station Marathon

BMCM Timaree Sparks takes charge of Coast Guard Station Marathon

In mid-July, Coast Guard Station Marathon received a new chief. Master Chief Timaree Sparks (pronounced Tim-ah-ree), took the helm of the Middle Keys facility. She is a...
The future of health care – Baptist releases rendering of new Marathon hospital - A palm tree in front of a house - Fishermen’s Community Hospital

Taxing district approved

Public speakers came out in droves Wednesday to tell county commissioners they want a referendum in the Middle Keys’ new hospital taxing district, but they will not...
One Weekend Only

Don’t miss ‘One Weekend Only’

“One Weekend Only” takes the stage in Marathon on Friday and Saturday, March 23-24. Tap dancing in the rain? Check. Funny Easter Bunny? Check. Ladies singing about...
Multi-tasking with Rachel Bowman - A person standing next to a body of water - Red lionfish

Multi-tasking with Rachel Bowman

“Are we doing this now?” Rachel Bowman asked, while slinging sunset cocktails and conch ceviche three deep at Kracken Up, the upstairs bar at Keys Fisheries. Her...
Breaking ground: Seafood Fest musician defies boundaries - A man standing in front of a building - Vacationvideo

Breaking ground: Seafood Fest musician defies boundaries

Ricky Valido, 25, is essentially an Everglades Cowboy. His experience with the raw outdoors comes from the west of his Hialeah home. And he plays country music,...
KCB Day

Come to KCB

Key Colony Beach celebrates its 61st birthday at the annual Key Colony Beach Day set for Sunday, March 4. Hosted by the Key Colony Beach Community Association,...
KAIR cares: Race is now a celebration - A group of young people playing football in front of a crowd - Marathon

KAIR cares: Race is now a celebration

Someone asks, so what exactly does KAIR do? Well, here’s a breakdown of one Wednesday in February with 30 people sitting in the hallway in the back...
Mosquito: Oxitec is courting the Keys again - A close up of a person - Mosquito

Mosquito: Oxitec is courting the Keys again

Oxitec is back in the Keys, meeting with local officials and hosting town hall meetings, including one on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. in Marathon. The...
Coral Head Music Fest

Confederate Railroad coming to Coral Head Music Fest

Do you like your women just a little on the trashy side? Clothes too tight and hair that’s dyed? Well, you and Confederate Railroad both. The band...
Cheer on the MHS girls basketball team tonight! - A group of people posing for the camera - MARATHON MIDDLE HIGH SCHOOL

Cheer on the MHS girls basketball team tonight!

The Marathon High School girl's basketball team is competing in the regional tournament tonight at 7 p.m. at Marathon High School. Admission is $7 and they are...