Category Archives: Media

Right Message, Wrong Messenger

The Keynoter/Reporter has an editorial up about the dangers faced by journalists these days.  Greg “the body slammer” Gianforte immediately springs to mind.  The editorial isn’t wrong, but are the folks at the Keynoter/Reporter really the right ones to deliver … Continue reading

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Animal Control: The Games Continue

Life has taken over.  I don’t have as much time to blog as I used to, but I still care about Keys issues, especially the issue of animal control.   Fortunately, Rick Boettger is all over it.  He’s done a … Continue reading

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Key Largo Construction Accident

The Free Press has another follow-up on that horrible construction accident in Key Largo.  As you might recall, contractor D.N. Higgins was working on a Monroe County drainage project when three workers succumbed to mangrove gas after entering a manhole. … Continue reading

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Keys Media Comparison – Perjury

I you want A story, read the Citizen.  If you want THE story, read the Blue Paper.  And if you want to know what’s going on in “other news”, read the Reporter/Keynoter.  Lol. The state attorney’s office recently concluded a … Continue reading

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County Games

Saw this item in the Citizen. Supposedly, the county is purchasing property to preserve working waterfront.  From the Citizen…

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Great Editorial About Key Largo Fire and Rescue

Update:  I added a graphic below. There’s no question that recent events have showcased the dedication and competence of Key Largo Fire and Rescue.  This terrific editorial in the Reporter/Keynoter really says it all. After rightfully singing the praises of the … Continue reading

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Keys Media Comparison – Lockouts

Update 2:  Here’s a press release from Ocean’s Edge about Ocean’s Edge.  The development is described as having 175 guest rooms and suites.  I’m having trouble squaring this with the affordable housing “crisis”.  Anyone else? Update:  Here’s the latest from the … Continue reading

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Fighting City Hall

There are a lot of parallels between what’s going on at the national level right now and what’s been going on in Monroe County for decades.  The Trump administration has ushered in an era of “fake news” and “alternative facts”. … Continue reading

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Your Brain On Lies

People are saying that America has entered a “post-truth” era.  Oh boy.  Well, the Keys have always been in a “post-truth” era so welcome aboard.  I guess we’re not alone any more.   Love him or hate him, very little of what Donald … Continue reading

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Monroe Park Mess

  The Free Press covered the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District’s January 17th meeting.  Sounds interesting.  Robby Majeska was chosen as the replacement for Norm Higgins, who passed away unexpectedly in late December.  Majeska gave up his seat to run for … Continue reading

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