May is National Bike Safety Month, but it's important for both bicyclists and motorists to be cautious while sharing the road year-round, as bicycle fatalities are increasing.

Find out more about bicycle safety here.

Volunteers bag oyster shells to create a reef to help filter water and create habitat for oysters and other creatures in the Indian River Lagoon. If you think you'd like to help or find out more, you can email St. Lucie County Coastal Resources Supervisor  Jim Oppenborn at

The importance of community policing

May 11, 2015

Fort Pierce police officer, Willis Tumblin, talks about the importance of community policing in the area that he patrols.

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about our thriving manatee population.  A preliminary count in Florida earlier this year tallied more than 6,000 of the gentle creatures.  That was 1,000 more than the previous high of 5,000 in 2010.  Biologists think warm, sunny weather prompted manatees to rest near the surface where they could be easily spotted.  The record count this year was encouraging given the die-off of more than 800 manatees two years ago in the northern Indian River Lagoon.  Each spring, manatees swim into open waters from warm enclaves, such as streams, canals a

If you own a smart phone, you probably have a variety of apps for different tasks.  The American Red Cross now has a new, free emergency app.