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How to best Honor Memorial Day? Thoughts on the holiday from our Publisher, Britt Myers - A blue and yellow sunglasses taking a selfie - Independence Day

How to best Honor Memorial Day? Thoughts on the holiday from our Publisher, Britt...

Memorial Day weekend means heaps of traffic for the Florida Keys — which equates to a needed boost to the local economy. In addition, a desirable day...
15 years of community news - A close up of a man - Hospital

15 years of community news

At 11 a.m. on some random Thursday back in 2006 I realized our page designer wasn’t going to show up for work. She had an affinity for...
A commitment works both ways - A sign on the side of the water - Water

A commitment works both ways

We all know the benefits of having a hospital in our town. Our residents must have critical access to healthcare in the event of medical emergencies. A...
Print is not dead

Print is NOT dead

By Jason Koler and Britt Myers Earlier this week a report announced the demise of the Keynoter and Upper Keys Reporter as we know it, leaving a void...
WHAT’S NEXT? Thoughts on Irma, 10 days after - A sign on the side of the water with Southernmost point buoy in the background - Southernmost Point of the Continental US

WHAT’S NEXT? Thoughts on Irma, 10 days after

From the third floor of my ringside seat for Irma, the palm tree outside the balcony swayed like a boxer who had gone limp, its head hunched...
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The ‘real’ incentive: a closer look at Peary Court

and other affordable housing deals It came and went as fast as no-see-um bite on your ankle. After a year of Peary Court debates, proposed inspections and a...
Marathon’s Publix transforms into bigger, better store - A group of people standing in front of a store - Publix

Marathon’s Publix transforms into bigger, better store

I’m a stranger in my own Publix, the one in Marathon, the one I’ve been known to visit twice in one day. But I like new things...
An Easter tradition – Twenty-five years of fun disaster - A small boat in a body of water - Florida Keys

An Easter tradition – Twenty-five years of fun disaster

Most years, Easter is a chance for my parents, two brothers, three sisters, their spouses, their children’s spouses and my own family to get together. To put...
All things Cuba – The Weekly visits the Island ‘A Million Miles Away’ - A green truck parked in front of a blue car on a street - Car

All things Cuba – The Weekly visits the Island ‘A Million Miles Away’

Cuba – a million miles from Miami Impressions from a visit to the island nation By Jason Koler A note before we start: My journey to Cuba ended with more...
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How Did You Get So Involved?

The questions I field, or opt not to (since I was taught in my ripe 20s to ignore stalkers), from the messages sent via my Facebook account...