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April 5, 2020


Schooner America 2.0 returns to Key West

      Like a far-flung mariner returning to his hometown harbor, Schooner America 2.0 slipped gracefully back into Key West’s Historic Seaport Wednesday afternoon, seeking the sunshine and smooth water that surrounds the Southernmost City. The 105-foot sailing vessel spends the summer in New York City, but migrates south for the winter. The schooner

Upcoming Keys Fishing Tournaments

No matter what the season, there’s always something to fish for in the waters surrounding the Florida Keys and Key West. The calendar lists select tournament highlights. A comprehensive schedule of Keys angling challenges can be found at www.fla-keys. com/fishing. Through Nov. 30: Key West Fishing Tournament. More than 40 species of fish are targeted

Former mentor faces life for trafficking

A former mentor at the Florida Keys Children’s Shelter who helped two teenage girls residing there to run away and work as prostitutes was convicted Friday by a federal jury of sex trafficking. Key Largo’s Ricky Jermaine Atkins, 29, faces a maximum punishment of life in prison at sentencing on Jan. 27 in Miami before

Second Amendment

The real purpose for the Second Amendment What the Founders had in mind is quite clear and there is no doubt about what they were thinking. George Washington stated that “Firearms stand next in importance to the Constitution itself. They are the American people’s teeth and keystone under independence.” Jefferson had similar thoughts, stating: “And what

Commission vote on 20-year lease with brewery

The City Commission will decide tonight whether to strike a 20-year deal with two local restaurateurs who want to build a microbrewery and seafood restaurant that would fill the largest spot on the Key West Bight that last housed the Waterfront Market. If the Commission approves the lease, then the city will agree to front


We take money from those who work hard for it and give it to those who don’t want to work?