Home Columns The Weekly Interview

The Weekly Interview

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR TRANSFORMS HER LIFE & FINDS SUCCESS IN THE KEYS

Susi Trottnow says that she divides her life into two parts. And the dividing moment happened 10 years ago, when she and her husband, Rich Trottnow, took...

IN THEIR WORDS: MARATHON’S JOHN BARTUS USES PANDEMIC DOWNTIME TO RECORD ALBUM OF ‘PERSONAL’...

Spend any time in the Middle Keys and you’ll hear John Bartus singing and playing guitar — or piano. His “Perpetual Island Tour” has been going for...

KEY WEST BARBER & SONS DISCUSS HARD WORK & THE UNBREAKABLE BOND OF FAMILY

Eric Castellanos was raised on tough love, but it was his father’s devotion that instilled a strict work ethic without any tolerance for excuses. From his father’s...

Q&A WITH VISITING GOP WHIP STEVE SCALISE

Within the ever-shifting ranks of power that is the United States Congress, the majority and minority whips remain atop the hierarchy of influence within their respective parties.  Netflix’s...

DAVE TURNER TAKES THE HELM AS KCB CITY MANAGER

When Dave Turner took over the management of Key Colony Beach one month ago, it marked the start of his fourth career. He has been a cop,...

DEBORAH MITCHELL’S SHOW AT THE STUDIOS BLENDS ART, SCIENCE & ACTIVISM

Florida is one long, downhill slide, at least in an environmental sense. What happens in the Central Florida ranch lands affects Lake Okeechobee, which affects the sod...

PATTI McLAUCHLIN SETTLES INTO THE BIG OFFICE AT KEY WEST’S CITY HALL

“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made.” The quote by Ruth Bader Ginsburg is one of Patti McLauchlin’s favorites. It hangs above her desk in...

20 QUESTIONS WITH KATIE ATKINS, THE JOURNALIST WHO JUMPED INTO POLITICS

When a journalist makes the leap into politics, it raises eyebrows among those of us who run in these circles. Kind of like, when a Coke employee...

Rare And Endangered: The Florida Panther And Us

“How America’s most endangered cat could help save Florida.” The headline in National Geographic (NatGeo)’s latest feature on the rare and endangered Florida panther kindles an ambitious hope...

KEY WESTER SAM ‘POP’ DERITA CELEBRATES A CENTURY

Sam “Pop” Derita met the woman who would become his wife on the day that would live in infamy — Dec. 7, 1941. Though proudly and outspokenly Italian,...
18,175FansLike
12,682FollowersFollow
3,996FollowersFollow