OPINION: WHAT’S AT STAKE IN THE CRUISE SHIP REFERENDA

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Last May, 2,500 Key West voters petitioned the City of Key West to force a long-overdue referendum on cruise ships. Those opposed to this grassroots effort immediately sued...

KEY COLONY BEACH RESIDENT HAS ‘TOUGH LOVE’ SOLUTION FOR CITY HALL

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Since 1995, I have owned property in Key Colony Beach and have been a permanent resident since 2012. Due to Hurricane Irma...

WHY THIS LETTER WRITER DROPPED OUT OF POLITICAL CLUB: AMENDMENT 3

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Dear Editor, Today, Florida has a closed primary system where a voter must be a member of the Democratic or Republican party...

OPINION: CRUISE PASSENGERS COULD BE ‘SAFEST, CLEANEST TOURISTS’

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Dear Editor, Key Westers of all persuasions will certainly agree that the coronavirus pandemic has changed our world and how we look...

OPINION: KEY WEST SURFRIDER GROUP SUPPORTS CRUISE SHIP REFERENDUMS

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It all starts with the ocean.   Diving, fishing, sailing, snorkeling — life revolves around our crystal blue waters here in Key West. That is our draw, our lifeline,...
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LETTER WRITER SAYS OXITEC SKEETER RELEASE IS ‘PERMANENT EXPERIMENT’

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On Aug. 18 the Florida Keys Mosquito Control approved a contract with Oxitec to release a half billion mosquitoes into our environment. I attended the FKMC board meetings...

WHAT HAPPENS IN A PANDEMIC, STAYS IN VEGAS

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I’m not saying you should go to Vegas during a pandemic … but I’m not saying you shouldn’t. Across the country, people are tentatively experimenting...

PEACEFUL WATERS PAYS TRIBUTE TO KEN DAVIS

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Peaceful Waters (which aims to preserve the uniqueness of Islamorada and protect  surrounding waters) started on the advice of Islamorada Councilman Ken Davis. 

OPINION: VOTE NO ON CRUISE SHIP REFERENDUMS

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Dear Editor, Arlo Haskell, representing Safer Cleaner Ships (SCS), continues to weave his side’s narrative concerning cruise ships and their negative effects...

SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH; LOOK OUT FOR KIDS, TOO

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By Alexsa Leto As we all continue to navigate the pandemic and economic downturn together, more attention...