Feeding the Key West chickens may lead to heavy fines

(Featured image provided by floridapolitics.com) Key West is famous for many things including its beaches, Duval Street, and the fact that it’s the southernmost point of the continental United States. Another thing that makes the island well-known are the hundreds of feral chickens roaming around every corner of the city.           Many people like to feed the already plump birds, even to the extent where some … Continue reading Feeding the Key West chickens may lead to heavy fines

COVID-19 Can’t Affect Conch Pride

On October 16th, the Key West Conchs had their first football home game against Dade Christian at the Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. This was considered one of the biggest high school events in South Florida during COVID-19. The Friday night was just like a regular high school football game, but incorporating the social distancing factor. Even though it was the Conch’s first home game, we … Continue reading COVID-19 Can’t Affect Conch Pride

The Hidden Risk in Feeding Key West’s Chickens

If you’ve been around Key West you probably know how the local chickens can basically be found everywhere. They’ve been here since the 1800’s when they were first brought over for food and for cock fighting. Chances are that you’ve also seen signs to not feed the chickens. Sure, giving them free food seems innocent at first with no hidden risk to it whatsoever. Well, … Continue reading The Hidden Risk in Feeding Key West’s Chickens

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Teri Johnston Wins 2020 Election

After a tough couple of months of campaigning, Teri Johnston has come out of this mayoral election with her second win, making her the first woman in Key West re-elected for a second term as mayor. Under the events of COVID-19, her campaigning was unsurprisingly different this time around, but still extremely effective.   “We successfully implemented a fully-online yard sign program that let our team … Continue reading Teri Johnston Wins 2020 Election