Jennifer McComb grew up in the San Francisco Bay area and has been visiting family in the Florida Keys her entire life. Her dream of living he…

A sand sculpture at the Reach Key West resort by world-renowned sculptor Marianne van den Broek makes a weather forecast for the Keys. Contrar…

A sand sculpture at the Reach Key West resort by world-renowned sculptor Marianne van den Broek makes a weather forecast for the Keys. Contrar…

Sixty-nine species of birds were counted during the 2020 National Key Deer Refuge-Lower Florida Keys Christmas Bird Count. Notable additions t…

The Blue Hole on Big Pine Key is an oasis of fresh water, which is critical to the diverse wildlife found across the island.

Islamorada Assistant Fire Chief Jason Lyman was vaccinated last Wednesday by Fire Chief Terry Abel. Fire Rescue and Emergency Medical Service …

An American flamingo was spotted last week in the Lower Keys, feeding and resting just offshore in the shallow seagrass and muddy bottoms. In …

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‘Kiko,’ a 2-year-old Chihuahua rescue that was recently adopted by Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Animal Farm director Jeanne Selander, gets a…

Rocket, a 2-year-old coatimundi, pauses ever-so-briefly Wednesday morning while tearing around his new habitat at the Monroe County Detention …

The 254-foot sloop built as the Mirabella V, now known as the M5, features a mast almost 300 feet high and has been docked at Stock Island Mar…

A great white heron was spending a recent morning spearfishing for breakfast around a tidal pool outfall pipe at the National Key Deer Refuge.…

The county has begun refurbishing the ballfields at Harry Harris Park ahead of the Little League baseball season. The plan is to complete the …

Bald eagle sightings are more common this time of year in the Florida Keys. This juvenile bald eagle was photographed in early December in the…

On Sunday Dec. 13, Suzi Youngberg, president of the Upper Keys Business and Professional Women, presented the 2020 Woman of the Year award to …

Dr. Susana May of the Keys to Wellness Medical Center in Key Largo was invited to get a coronavirus vaccine as a member of the Mariners Hospit…

The Marathon Moose Lodge held its annual ‘Shop with a Moose’ event on Sunday, Dec. 13, for 23 children from seven local families. CDC guidelin…

Marathon’s municipal parks have been busy with activities the past few weeks, including volleyball games at Sombrero Beach, children making ca…

The Big Pine Key Flea Market is back for its 39th season through Memorial Day at 30250 Overseas Highway. Hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday a…

The Key Largo Community Preservation Foundation’s 40-foot Christmas tree shines at dawn outside the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural C…

Bird watchers from all over the world have been flocking to the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden to catch a glimpse of a red-legg…

George Gundy, aka ‘Bubble George,’ practices his craft at sunset at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park in Key West. Gundy’s Facebook page speaks o…

The native plant nursery maintained by John Pennekamp Coral Reef and Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical state parks relies on volunteer…

Above, Alex Cazo and Jennifer Borr join other neighbors for the Third Annual South Creek Village Lighted Bike Ride in Key Largo to support loc…

A bundled bicyclist rolls along South Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West as two of about 10 shrimp boats anchor offshore seeking protection from …

Jennifer Leak came to the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma to help friends recover. Originally from Pensacola, Leak, a registered nurse with …

The Christmas holiday lights are glowing from 6 to 10 p.m. at San Pablo Catholic Church Gardens for all to enjoy. The public is invited. San P…

Mariners Hospital donated more than 30 bikes collected by employees for the annual Florida Keys Toys for Tots drive organized by retired U.S. …

Progress in the construction of the College of the Florida Keys’ new standalone campus in Key Largo continued last week with the pouring of th…