Starkey appointed to national trade advisory committee

Pasco County Commissioner Kathryn Starkey will serve on a national trade advisory committee, providing advice to the Office of the United States Trade Representative. The trade representative serves in a Cabinet level position, and is appointed as President Donald Trump’s principal trade advisor, negotiator and spokesperson on trade issues. There are eight advisory committees focusing on … [Read more...]

Wesley Chapel dojo heads to karate nationals

The 2018 AAU/USA Karate National Championships kick off this week in Fort Lauderdale — and one local dojo will be well-represented. Wesley Chapel’s Keiko Shin Karate Academy (KSKA) is sending 22 athletes, ranging in ages 6 to 18, to square up against more than 3,000 elite, top karate competitors from the United States and beyond. The event runs from June 27 to June 30 at the Broward County … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s sergeant helps send two ambulances to Guyana

Guyana Development Mission International, an international relief organization created by Pasco County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Mike Mielke, will receive two refurbished ambulances formerly owned by TransCare Medical Transportation to help provide critical emergency medical services to the people of Guyana. The ambulances have been stocked with critical medical supplies and mechanical … [Read more...]

Sea lions arrive at Lowry Park Zoo Saturday

Sea Lion Splash is making a splash at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo beginning Saturday and running through May 31. The attraction features a colony of coastal sea lions, educational shows and an outdoor activity area. It also showcases a rotating group of three to five "aquatic ambassadors" representing both California and Patagonia sea lions. While the sea lions charm the audience, guests will … [Read more...]