VESSEL SPOTTED CARRYING HAITIANS IN KEY LARGO RUNS AGROUND OFF ISLAMORADA

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An overloaded vessel initially sighted in Key Largo carrying a large number of Haitian migrants on rough waters ran aground at the sandbar south of Whale Harbor...

MONROE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MONITORS SUBTROPICAL STORM NICOLE

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Monroe County Emergency Management, in coordination with the National Weather Service in Key West and the Florida Division of Emergency Management, is closely monitoring Subtropical Storm Nicole. At this...

DECISION DAY: YOUR ONE-STOP SHOP FOR THE 2022 ELECTION

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The 2022 general election is upon us. Tuesday, Nov. 8 will decide the balance of power in national governing bodies as well as a number of crucial local...

FLORIDA KEYS POWER WORKERS DEPLOYED TO ASSIST AREAS RAVAGED BY HURRICANE IAN

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Florida Keys Electric Cooperative sent crews, equipment, and material to assist with Hurricane Ian power restoration in Florida on Friday.  Three two-person FKEC journeymen linemen teams and a...

STORM UPDATE: SCHOOLS TO REOPEN FRIDAY; SURGE FLOODING STILL IMPACTING UPPER KEYS

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The worst is over for the Florida Keys, where damage assessments and repairs are now the primary focus following flooding and tropical storm winds spawned by Hurricane...

HURRICANE IAN FLOODS KEY WEST, DOWNS TREES & CUTS POWER

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By Jim McCarthy, Alex Rickert and Mandy Miles A strengthening Hurricane Ian skirted past the Florida Keys beginning Sept. 27, delivering storm surge and tropical storm — and...

PAY RAISES FOR ISLAMORADA EMPLOYEES INCLUDED IN APPROVED BUDGET

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Islamorada Village Council unanimously voted 4-0 on a $47-million spending plan and a millage rate of 3.00 at a final budget hearing on Sept. 19 at Founders...

NEARLY 450 SWIMMERS COMPETE IN SWIM TO ICONIC ALLIGATOR LIGHTHOUSE IN ISLAMORADA, FLORIDA

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Nearly 450 participants from around the United States competed in Saturday’s Swim for Alligator Lighthouse, an 8-mile open-water challenge off the Florida Keys. Tampa resident Connor Signorin, 30,...

25 WOUNDED VETS SET TO FISH IN ISLAMORADA, FLORIDA

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Fish With A Hero is hosting its ninth annual event this year to honor veterans who have served the country. Twenty-five disabled and wounded veterans will fish some...

COMING TO AMERICA PART 2: CUBAN CHUGS BRING DANGERS & OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW BEGINNING

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Putting their lives into handmade boats, Cuban migrants set course from their depressed country through the dangerous Florida Straits en route to the U.S. A food shortage,...