Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Sheriff’s Office app is too intrusive

In your Sept. 7, issue you published a letter from Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Becky Herrin that touted the app developed by the Sheriff’s Office to provide up-to-date information to residents of the Florida Keys. Deputy Herrin praised all of the functionality of the app and the things that you could access with it.

Letters to the Editor

Higgins was an inspiration

The remarkable inspiration and energy coming from the Norman Higgins memorial service was breathtaking. It was a dignified and elegant display of just how much he was loved and respected. The U.S. Marine Corps’ 21-gun salute and flag-folding details were an exceptionally beautiful and moving experience.

Letters to the Editor

Higgins’ presence could be felt

We had a big farewell for the late Norman Higgins Sunday with full military honors, a gun salute, a somber Masonic send-off and several very funny stories as told by his friends. A reverent crowd of family and friends were reminded of the impact Norm had on this community as we sat and stood in front of Norm’s favorite haunt, the Caribbean Club.

Letters to the Editor

Say good riddance to Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) was never affordable. Plans in Georgia, on average, have increased 32 percent for 2017 and in Arizona, 116 percent. North Carolina is poised for a 24 percent rate hike and right here in Florida, we are handed a devastating 19 percent premium increase on average.

Letters to the Editor

Keep on fighting for Obama’s legacy

I knew I was going to miss President Obama even when I thought that Hillary Clinton would be carrying on all the good that he achieved in the eight years of his presidency. Now, with his incredible legacy threatened, I’m determined to do whatever I can to keep that hard-earned progress from being destroyed.

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'Cold-stunned' turtles come to the Florida Keys

Fifteen 'cold-stunned' Kemp's ridley sea turtles fly from Massachusetts to the Florida Keys for rehab and eventual release.
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'Cold-stunned' turtles come to the Florida Keys 1:55

'Cold-stunned' turtles come to the Florida Keys

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Former President Jimmy Carter helps release rehabbed sea turtle while on vacation with family

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Drivers get the choice of a ticket or an onion from the Grinch

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A White Christmas in Key West