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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

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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

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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

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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...
Council to review dock permit – Nine-units approved for Vaca Cut - A close up of text on a white background - Vaca Cut Bridge

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

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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...