Oct 132017
Key West Artist Rallies Relief Teams for Middle Keys

“I don’t know how long it takes to build a house, but it only took us two days to remove the shattered remains of what appeared to be an entire one that landed in Doug McLean’s front yard,” said Christie Fifer, a Key West artist and former High School teacher who has been leading an assorted team of Key West volunteers in efforts to literally excavate homes and properties from beneath mountains of hurricane debris on Big Pine Key and surrounding areas, following Hurricane Irma. [continue reading…]

 October 13, 2017  Posted by at 12:44 am Issue #237, News, Special Event No Responses »
Oct 062017
Local Girl Commended for Heroic Act

Mayor Craig Cates, Commissioner Richard Payne and Police Chief Donie Lee joined in commending 18-year old Jerika Rudolph for her recent heroic efforts to help victims escape a car that had crashed into the nearshore water. On August 24th, Rudolph was driving on South Roosevelt Blvd when she saw a silver SUV veer toward her. She saw the vehicle continue past her lane, jump up on the sidewalk and fly over the seawall. The vehicle crashed upright in the middle of a channel and began [continue reading…]

 October 6, 2017  Posted by at 5:14 am Issue #237, News, Special Event 3 Responses »