U.S. Navy officer Bond Henry, left, and his son, Cameron, swim past the unfurled, 30-by-40-foot American flag affixed to the USNS Hoyt S. Vand…

Key deer like certain plants, but they really love others. This Key deer doe is standing on her hind legs nibbling at a royal poinciana tree’s…

Key deer like certain plants, but they really love others. This Key deer doe is standing on her hind legs nibbling at a royal poinciana tree’s…

Monroe County Fire Rescue welcomed its fourth ‘Hot Shots’ class recently to Joe London Fire Academy on Grassy Key. Class 21-01 includes 30 men…

The Audubon House and Tropical Gardens, located at 205 Whitehead St. in Key West, features original artwork of John James Audubon. Famous for …

Marathon Moose Lodge volunteers participated in the International Coastal Cleanup at Bahia Honda State Park on Saturday, Sept. 18.

More than 460 national and international participants competed in clear ocean waters off the Florida Keys Saturday during the Swim for Alligat…

On Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Marathon Community Park, city Parks and Recreation Director Paul Davis introduced all flag football coaches and teams…

The blue-gray gnatcatchers are back in town. They’ll stay here all winter (some will head further south), after spending the summer nesting se…

Volunteers load supplies for Hurricane Ida victims in Louisiana aboard the fishing vessel Poseidon last Friday afternoon in Key West. The Key …

The Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden has kicked off its third annual ‘Scarecrows in the Forest’ contest with a call to students, …

This fuzzy clapper rail hatchling was photographed in National Key Deer Refuge. Clapper rails are secretive marsh birds that are heard more fr…

Alana Corradi was chosen by Florida Keys Children’s Shelter leadership to receive the COVID Warrior Award. She was nominated because during th…

Sculptor Sandra Priest, left, and 7 Artists Gallery owner Jen Badry are seen at the Simonton Street location in Key West with 14 available pie…

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The 37th annual Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, at Looe Key Reef, approximately 6 miles sout…

The Anhinga Trail in Everglades National Park offers a 1-mile loop through Taylor Slough, a freshwater sawgrass marsh home to alligators, turt…

Wet weather associated with Hurricane Ida soaks Harry Harris Park softballers in Tavernier early Saturday afternoon.

Hardy Wood, of CDR Maguire, right, prepares to administer a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine last week at the parking lot of Wesley House Family Servic…

Stanley Switlik Elementary School has presented a Volunteer GEM certificate to Lavarski Smith and Coke Florida. Smith is a parent and involved…

A great white heron perches on a red mangrove tree at sunset in National Key Deer Refuge. Great whites are white color morphs of great blue he…

Beachgoers and boaters enjoy a sunny afternoon on Sombrero Beach in Marathon.

The southbound migration of ‘snowbirds’ has begun. This pair of short-billed dowitchers still wearing their orange-brown breeding plumage were…

Once slated to become a Mediterranean-style condominium development, Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park contains one of the …

The Marathon Moose Lodge recently presented Marathon Middle/High School with school supplies for the new school year. From left, Tina Belotti …

Marathon Community Theater will present 'Invitation to Murder,' a murder mystery dinner event, at 6 p.m. Aug. 21, 22 and 28, and 1 p.m. Aug. 2…

Divers interested in viewing the underwater phenomenon of coral spawning can join Florida Keys dive operators during select coral spawning cha…

Florida Keys Quilters members Anne O’Neal, left, and Mary Lou Wilkinson sit with a few of the charity quilts prepared for the Domestic Abuse S…