Upper Keys club names Rotarian of the Year

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Upper Keys Rotarian Jill Miranda Baker was named Rotarian of the Year at the Club’s annual meeting on June 30. Outgoing president Joe Roth highlighted...

Personal trainer starts new business, goes virtual for clients

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Kara Jaeger knows what it takes for one to reach workout goals. Despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the personal trainer is finding a new way to help...

Foxes facing death at fur farm find sanctuary in the Keys

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Two foxes left to die on a Midwest fur farm have found sanctuary in the Keys.  Louie’s fur wasn’t good enough for a coat, while Libby had a...

Museum to celebrate Women PADI Dive Day

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The History of Diving Museum is inviting the public to join in on a weekend of celebrating women divers during this year’s PADI Women Dive...

Islamorada Moose awards scholarships

Windley Hagood is one of eight recipients of the Islamorada Moose Lodge 2151 Scholarship Fund. In total, the lodge’s fund gave $7,000 in scholarships. The other recipients...

Keys ‘Dickie’ Lynn released after 30-plus years in prison

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Living inside prison walls for the past 31 years, Richard “Dickie” Lynn’s chances of freedom seemed unknown. The work never stopped, however, in getting the...

NO SNAKIN’ AROUND – Bascule bridge malfunctions continue, even after repairs

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Motorists traversing through Islamorada were halted on the evening of June 10 after a malfunction at Snake Creek Bridge prevented the leaf from returning to...

Publix Key Largo employee tests positive for COVID-19

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Servicing customers throughout the coronavirus pandemic, grocery store employees’ responsibilities come with high-exposure potentials. Workers are testing positive for COVID-19, while coworkers who’ve been in...

Fourth festivities go in way of boat parade, fireworks in Key Largo

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Fourth of July festivities will proceed in Key Largo in the way of a newly-organized boat parade and the annual fireworks display on Blackwater Sound.  Last week, the...

Upper Keys Rotary, Wild Bird Center partner to protect sea life

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Monofilament fishing line recycling bins are popping up throughout the Upper Keys due to the efforts of the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center, Florida Fish and Wildlife...