This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about this season’s Treasure Coast Sailfish Championship recently decided. For the third year in a row, the winner of the three-tournament series was Showtime! – with an exclamation point – captained by Wink Doerzbacher. The anglers aboard Showtime! caught and released a total of 45 sailfish in the Pirates Cove Sailfish Classic, the Light Tackle Sailfish Tournament and the Pelican Yacht Club Billfish Invitational. The winner did not emerge until the final afternoon of the Pelican Yacht Club event. With their 45th catch, Showtime!
This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the top Treasure Coast news stories in 2014. Number 1 for the entire Treasure Coast was the mostly negative reaction to All Aboard Florida’s plan for a high-speed passenger train service between Miami and Orlando, The Federal Railroad Administration held three meetings on the Treasure Coast. More than 17 hundred attended. Almost all who spoke opposed the $2 billion project. In Indian River County, the sale of the Vero Beach electric utility to Florida Power & Light was jeopardized.
This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about a “hot spot,” where stockbrokers with troubled regulatory records are clustered. The Wall Street Journal identified this hot spot as the Treasure Coast. That’s not quite accurate. This hot spot – one of 16 in the U.S.