Florida Keys News

Goliath grouper debate ramps up again

Key West Citizen - Monday, January 16, 2017

After a several-year hiatus, state fishery managers will again address the topic of reopening the Goliath grouper fishery.  The fishery has been closed since 1990, after it had been extremely...

City to vote on joining FKAA to fight against FPL

Key West Citizen - Monday, January 16, 2017

The Key West City Commission will vote Wednesday to join the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority in opposition of Florida Power & Light’s plans to add two new nuclear reactors to its Homestead...

Call resigns from hospital district board

Key West Citizen - Monday, January 16, 2017

The board of the Lower Florida Keys Hospital District is awaiting word from the governor’s office about a new appointment to its ranks. Neil Call, who served on the district board for the past...

Another Trauma Star ambulance helicopter up in the air

Key West Citizen - Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Monroe County Commission could decide Wednesday whether to buy a third air ambulance helicopter to service the Lower Keys. The commission will discuss ongoing issues with the private air...

Sugarloaf fire station faces more roadblocks

Key West Citizen - Sunday, January 15, 2017

A recently filed lawsuit is further complicating plans to place a new fire station on Sugarloaf Key. For the past several years, the Monroe County Fire Department and Sugarloaf Key residents have...

Group gives some bite to kids dental program

Key West Citizen - Sunday, January 15, 2017

Resistance from children is expected when it comes to visiting the dentist, but a Key West nonprofit says communication issues with parents are preventing youth from receiving much needed...

FKCC offers bachelor's degree

Key West Citizen - Sunday, January 15, 2017

Change is in the air at Florida Keys Community College, which last week announced the launch of its first bachelor’s degree program.  Twenty local college students who have already...