Saturday Aug 16
The Miami Herald
The big billiion dollar stink over sewers in the Keys
From the era of Ernest Hemingway to the days of Jimmy Buffett, the island city of Key West got rid of its raw sewage the old-fashioned way, by dumping it into the sea.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Take the opportunity and vote early
Voters throughout Monroe County have been inundated with never-ending political campaigning and signs in recent months, and now it's just going to intensify.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Our choice for County Commission District 2 in the Aug. 26 primary: Neugent
With incumbent George Neugent and challenger Danny Coll, the nearly 18,600 Republican voters in Monroe County have two capable candidates from which to choose a County Commission nominee for District 2 in the Aug. 26 GOP primary.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Officials: Prescribed burn goes well
A 20-acre prescribed burn on Big Pine Key that began on Wednesday and could continue through today depending on weather, is going well, federal wildlife officials said Thursday.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
In Republican primary for County Commission, Coll and Neugent differ widely on sewers
A Lower Keys businessman tries for the second time to unseat a Monroe County Commission incumbent in the Aug. 26 District 2 primary.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Holes in fences help Key deer, turtles
The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority learned last week that good fences don't always make good neighbors, especially if your neighbor is a Key deer or a turtle.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Fences for sewer work driving Key deer into the road, will be modified
Of the National Key Deer Refuge's 84,351 acres in the Lower Keys, by far the most dangerous place for its namesake species to be is on or near U.S. 1. The docile, endangered Key deer has become almost domesticated over the years due to some residents and tourists -- against state and federal law --- hand-feeding the deer.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Lobster miniseason kicks off
Two Monroe County Sheriff's Office deputies had just shoved off the Big Pine Key docks in their patrol boat Wednesday morning when they received a call of a 70-year-old female diver who went missing off Geiger Key.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Miami Herald
It's the season to see Key Deer
Dear to the hearts of many are the miniature deer that exist only in the Florida Keys.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Air Force Times
Vets, teens transplant corals in Florida Keys
Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Billy Costello, center, who lost his right leg while stationed in Afghanistan, helps transplant coral Monday in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Big Pine Key, Fla.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Keys Turtle Cam Watchers See Hatch Live
Baby loggerhead sea turtles emerge from a nest on the Florida Keys beach and are captured by an live streaming webcam, illuminated by infrared lighting on a Florida Keys beach Friday, July 25, 2014, near Big Pine Key, Fla.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Doug Varrieur wasn't happy with the way he was portrayed in 'The Colbert Report.'
A seasonal Big Pine Key resident whose backyard gun range made national headlines in the winter says he's done all he can to point out how lax Florida gun laws are.
The gun range on Big Pine Key would be the third private range in the Keys.
Many people would think that deciding against continuing a high-paying 20-year government career in favor of ultimately opening a gun shop and range in the Florida Keys is a drastic leap.