Opinion

Letters to the Editor

State needs to buy land for water storage

Last Stand urges state Sen. Senator Anitere Flores, who represents the Keys, to support SB 10 and Rep. Holly Raschein (R-Key Largo) to support HB 761 to accelerate planned Everglades restoration efforts that are critical to the future of Everglades National Park, Florida Bay and economies of South Florida.

Opinion Columns

State must keep Visit Florida, essential for business

Editor’s note: Wednesday, the state House Careers and Competition Subcommittee voted 10-5 in favor of bill PCB CCS-17-01, which would eliminate the public-private Visit Florida tourism partnership (along with the public-private Enterprise Florida, the state’s economic development organization). Gov. Rick Scott wants to keep both.

Letters to the Editor

The press can report falsely

The Keynoter’s Jan. 25 editorial chastised the Trump administration for reporting it would be using “alternative facts” to respond to what it perceived as fake news, stating that there are only “facts,” not “alternative” facts. By definition, a fact is something that actually happened, that is true. While the “why” might be subjective, the “who,” “what” and “where” are not. To be reported as fact, the report must be verifiable.

Letters to the Editor

With Trump, God help us all

I hope all those who voted for Trump are happy with the first dictator of the United States of America that we have ever experienced. The majority of Americans did not vote for him. Yet we are stuck with this egomaniac Trump.

Letters to the Editor

Stop protesting Trump already

America continues to convulse after President Trump’s election. Millions take to the streets to protest, sometimes violently, for a smorgasbord of perceived threats. It all reminds one of Marlon Brando’s line in “The Wild One.” When asked what he was rebelling against, he replied, “Whaddaya got?”

Letters to the Editor

Service at Marathon DMV was fine

In reference to a recent letter about the service at the Marathon driver’s license office, I had to renew my Florida driver’s license several weeks ago. My treatment at the Marathon facility could not have been more kind, respectful and efficient. I’ve lived here year round for 15 years and have never had an unpleasant experience in this office. Many thanks to the staff.

Videos

A ride in a vintage airplane in Marathon

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A ride in a vintage airplane in Marathon 2:04

A ride in a vintage airplane in Marathon

Toddler catches first fish in Florida Keys 1:14

Toddler catches first fish in Florida Keys

Key West Welcomes Tibetan Buddhist Monks 0:25

Key West Welcomes Tibetan Buddhist Monks

Watch the video that won this military couple a wedding getaway to the Keys 1:58

Watch the video that won this military couple a wedding getaway to the Keys