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Snorkeler who died off Dry Tortugas from Panama City

Monroe County Sheriff spokesman Adam Linhardt said in an email that Michael Ray Stephens of Panama City, Florida, was airlifted to the Lower Keys Medical Center on Stock Island on Wednesday.

WJHG-TV - 2018-08-16 14:24:00

Key West elementary school students look forward to new state-of-the-art building

KEY WEST, Fla.- More than 8,600 students throughout Monroe County are now back in the classroom. For some, Wednesday is the first day of school for the very first time.

CLICK10.COM - 2018-08-15 17:13:11

Key West High School seniors celebrate first day of school

KEY WEST, Fla.- A Key West Fire Department escort led the way for seniors into Key West High School Wednesday."I'm feeling ecstatic right now," student Sophia Robino said.

CLICK10.COM - 2018-08-15 15:24:42

Man pleads no contest to multiple drug charges

After pleading no contest to multiple drug offenses, a Key West man with a lengthy criminal history involving drugs is heading back to state prison, according to the Office of the State Attorney. Stephen Andrea Tolar, 41, pleaded no contest to trafficking heroin and possession of cocaine with...

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

County targets utility, rates

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FLORIDA KEYS NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Ballast Key may be named after tycoon

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FLORIDA KEYS NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

County has ‘lots’ on its plate

Monroe County Commissioner Danny Kolhage, who represents south Stock Island, performed ribbon-cutting honors for the upgrades to Bernstein Park on Stock Island on Wednesday. The park has been under repair since roughly 2016. The Monroe County Commission agreed Wednesday to move forward with...

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Coaches to get view of where they are, what needs work

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FLORIDA KEYS NEWS - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Former deputy suing Housing Authority

A former Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy is suing the Housing Authority of the City of Key West after being severely injured during a fight in 2016 at a property managed by the housing authority. Sebastian Pawlaczyk, 28, is suing for negligent security and loss of consortium,...

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Key West firefighter arrested for cocaine possession

An operation by the Key West Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations resulted in the arrest of a Key West firefighter on Friday. Arlen Danilo Fernandez, 26, was charged with one felony count of possession of cocaine. According to Alyson Crean, spokesperson for KWPD, the KWPD...

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WFFG silenced due to debt; new owners sought

MARATHON — WFFG, an AM radio station located at 1300 on the dial, went silent in May and creditors want their money.

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Drunk woman steals phone then crashes car, deputies say

STOCK ISLAND, Fla.- A 54-year-old woman is facing a number of charges after deputies in the Florida Keys said she got drunk, caused a hit-and-run crash and stole a mobile phone in the same day.

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St. Petersburg man arrested after brawl

The Key West Police Department arrested a St. Petersburg man on Sunday after he reportedly started a fight at the Conch Republic Seafood Restaurant, despite sitting right next to KWPD officers. Kevin Dewayne Kirklew, 37, was charged with battery, battery on a law enforcement officer, damaging...

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AMERICAN AIRLINES TO CONTINUE NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN DALLAS/FORT WORTH AND KEY WEST AIRPORTS

KEYWEST, FL -American Airlineswill continue nonstop service fromDallas/Fort Worth International AirporttoKey West International Airportlater this year.The seasonal service began as a weekly flight June 9, 2018 was scheduled to conclude August 18.Due to the route's strong performance,American

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A year became 21 for Elena Devers

Elena Devers came to Key West in , and is the executive director at The Studios of Key West. (ROB O'NEAL/The Citizen) Elena Devers was waiting tables in Pittsburgh 21 years ago after graduating from Chatham University, a women’s university of 600 female students on 35 scenic acres in...

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Stock Island’s Bernstein Park reopens

Bernstein Park on Stock Island will officially reopen Wednesday with a county-sponsored ribbon-cutting. (ROB O'NEAL/The Citizen) After months of delay, Bernstein Park on Stock Island has reopened. The opening of the park, which underwent a complete renovation, had been postponed in recent...

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VIDEO: Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings make way to Atlantic Ocean in Key West

KEY WEST, Fla. (WFLA/FKNB) – For the Key West Sea Turtle Club, this is a busy time of year.That’s because it’s sea turtle nesting and hatching season and they, along with other environmental organizations are patrolling beaches to help protect the turtles and their hatchlings.A member of the club ca

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Sonic Drive-In takes shape on boulevard

It may not be moving at the speed of sound, but the new Sonic Drive-In on North Roosevelt Boulevard is taking shape quickly enough to have become a conversation topic in Key West in recent weeks. While some residents have lamented last week’s lane closure that was necessary for construction,...

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FKAA work closes Old Town streets

Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority construction crews will be working on Old Town streets on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 13-14, prompting lane and road closures. According to a news release from Key West Code Compliance, Eaton Street will be closed between Simonton and Elizabeth streets from 8 a.m....

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Key West continues tradition where it all started

Back where it all began 15 years ago, the Key West Rugby Club traveled up the Gulf Coast last Saturday to participate in the highly-anticipated Fort Myers Beach Barefoot Rugby Tournament, as part of its anniversary season. Under the direction of a few veteran players, Key West introduced a new...

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