Feature Stories

For Gladesmen, life will change in River of Grass

Everglades National Park

The aging gladesmen of the River of Grass will eventually have to retire their flying jon boats under new rules for Everglades National Park that instead promise to protect the nation’s largest tropical wilderness for …

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Multilingual Society breaks down language barriers

West Palm Beach Multilingual Society

Two evenings a week, Teolis and a half-dozen other students meet at the nonprofit Multilingual Society on South Olive Avenue in West Palm Beach to spend a couple of hours learning French through lessons …

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Big Dog Ranch getting new home of its own

Big Dog Ranch Rescue

While some heroes sport capes, make speeches and collect awards, others are quietly going about their business putting one foot in front of the other – getting the job done. Such is the work of a team of heroes …

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SkyBike: Car keys not required

SkyBike West Palm Beach

For 55-year-old Steven Kennedy, giving up his car for the daily commute to work each day just made sense. Nowadays, he can be seen downtown pedaling to and from work on a bright-blue bicycle, thanks to a …

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Summertime is family time in Palm Beach County

Summertime: the living is easy and the days are longer, giving us all a little extra time. The breakneck pace that accompanies our usual mornings now slows down, the kids are out of school, there are no lunches …

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Disc golf catching on in Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County boasts three disc golf courses – and the number’s growing. Currently, there is a 9-hole course at PGA National Park in Palm Beach Gardens and 18-hole courses at both Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach and Commons Park in Royal Palm Beach. …

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