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  • Free entrance to Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas on Monday

    Free entrance to Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas on Monday
    Get free entrance to Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas on Monday. Entrance is free at all national parks to celebrate the 98th birthday of the U.S. Park Service. Entrance fees of $10 will be waived at the main entrance in Homestead and in...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Bass tournament: The Melissa Fellows Memorial Bass Tournament is Aug. 24 from safe light-1 p.m. out of Everglades Holiday Park. Entry fee is $75 and anglers can register that morning. Fellows, 36, of Margate, died Aug. 7 while diving for lobsters in...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Aug. 18-28: Apply for permits to hunt the early teal season at stormwater treatment areas. Morning and afternoon hunts will be available Sept. 20 or 21 at South Florida's four STAs open to duck hunting. Hunters are allowed only one early season STA...
  • Benefit bass tournament is Sunday at Everglades Holiday Park

    The Melissa Fellows Memorial Bass Tournament is Sunday, Aug. 24,  from safe light-1 p.m. out of Everglades Holiday Park. Entry fee is $75 and anglers can register that morning. Fellows, 36, of Margate, died Aug. 7 while diving for lobsters in...
  • In Audubon vs. Osceola, the county does right by Everglades

    In Audubon vs. Osceola, the county does right by Everglades
    In today's Friday Files, I have some tips to help you vote in next week's primary. But first, we have a good-news update. Last spring, Osceola County made a remarkably bad decision to open up the headwaters of the Everglades to development. It had the...
  • In Audubon vs. Osceola, a good environmental deal

    A few months ago, Osceola County made a remarkably bad decision – something with the potential to foul the Everglades ecosystem and waste gobs of taxpayer dollars. But this week, the county did something even more remarkable … it fixed...
  • Vigil held for 19-year-old killed while trying to help friend

    Vigil held for 19-year-old killed while trying to help friend
    Family and friends gathered Monday to remember a 19-year-old Coconut Creek man who was killed late Saturday when police say he tried to prevent an allegedly intoxicated friend from driving. Joseph Ianzano was remembered by dozens of people who held a...
  • Reservoir for Broward, Palm Beach water could cost less

    Reservoir for Broward, Palm Beach water could cost less
    A high-priced reservoir proposed to boost Broward and Palm Beach County drinking water supplies may cost the public less, but not be as big as once planned, according to an updated plan. Also, the water in the new reservoir could end up mingling with...
  • From segregation to Save The Music

    From segregation to Save The Music
    LAKE WORTH Willie Pyfrom has little patience for the politicians who want to rid classrooms of music. At 78, he has taught band in Palm Beach County classrooms for 54 years. And he points to what he has produced, from some of the poorest communities...
  • Courthouse parking to drop dramatically

    Courthouse parking to drop dramatically
    Finding parking around the Broward County Courthouse can be like searching for a spot in South Beach, minus the glamor. But it soon may get easier — and less expensive. Broward County commissioners are poised to slash parking rates at the publicly...
  • Kayak anglers enjoy great offshore fishing

    Kayak anglers enjoy great offshore fishing
    The kayak fishing was world-class Saturday in Summer Slam Part 2 in Pompano Beach. The 108 kayaks that took off by the Pompano Fishing Pier came back with loads of kingfish, a big wahoo and an even bigger cobia. The cobia was a first for the Extreme...