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‘Success comes from hard work’

On June 29, Jill Cranney-Gage was inducted as Key West Rotary’s 103rd president. But her hats are ever-changing. As the assistant finance director at the Monroe County...

Reigning Champ

Stephanie Harper started in the local brewing scene eight years ago with a small home brew system and a big dream. Eight years later and she’s the...

Testimony of Mercy

Mercy Hiller has done what most of us dream of: she honored her mother in the most profound way and, in doing so, has changed the lives...

Sawdust is really man-glitter – Key Wester’s hobby grows locally

Doug Helliesen was born into woodworking. With a long line of shipbuilders in his history, he was drawn to pieces of wood on the side of the...

There are tons of fatherly types out there — new dads, old dads, grand-dads, dads-in-law, stepdads, etc. — but there are even more reasons than types to...

‘CAPTAIN MORGAN’ KEEPS BUSY

For someone who is semi-retired, Doug Morgan is a busy man. He usually spends his mornings at the gym, watches over a couple properties, runs boats in...

The Littlest Lazcos

Miracles happen every day, but some miracles are years in the making. Key Largo’s David and Lindsey Lazcos had been trying to start a family for three...

LEAD NEGOTIATOR

Jay Hershoff is a negotiator. As the founding partner of Hershoff, Lupino and Yagel his job is to negotiate family disputes and the culpability of those accused...

Raising the bar – Key West guide wins national award

The fact that there’s so much more to being a fishing guide than owning a boat and having a captain’s license was the driving force behind a...

New weatherman in charge

In his nearly 20 years of being a forecaster, Chip Kasper has seen more than his fair share of wild storms – 27 to be exact –...