Mark Muckenfuss, Journalist
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Mark Muckenfuss


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26th annual Flowers Sea Swim attracts nearly 800 competitors

Nearly 800 swimmers churned up the water off Seven Mile Beach between The Ritz-Carlton and the Royal Palms resorts on Saturday for the 26th annual Flowers Sea Swim.

Kelsey Grammer gets serious for a cause

Kelsey Grammer is mostly known for his work as a comic actor. But Thursday night, he moved a crowd of about 300 people at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort with a tale of sadness.
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Final inspection finds good progress at Cayman Brac’s West End school

The last inspection of 10 Cayman Islands government primary schools has been completed. The Office of Education Standards published its report on Cayman Brac’s West End Primary School on Thursday.

Mystery illnesses plague UCCI

For three years, some employees at the University College of the Cayman Islands have been complaining about health problems they believe are workplace related. But the source of what may be causing such symptoms as skin and respiratory irritations remains a mystery.

Updated: Man arrested for North Side murder

Police are confirming reports of a death in the North Side area.

New study shows slower moving hurricanes more dangerous

A new scientific study shows that tropical cyclones are moving more slowly than in years past.

Two primary schools show satisfactory inspection progress

Recent inspections of Edna M. Moyle and Creek and Spot Bay primary schools found that both had made satisfactory progress in addressing recommendations they were given as part of inspections during the 2014/15 school year.

UCCI updating sexual harassment policy

In the wake of a former lecturer being convicted on sex crime charges, the University College of the Cayman Islands is revamping its policy on sexual harassment.

Cayman kicks off 60th anniversary celebration

A yearlong celebration of Cayman Islands culture kicked off Monday morning on the front lawn of the Glass House.

Emergency support ship hits Cayman beach

Skip loaders and other heavy equipment rolled off a navy ship and onto the sand of Governors Beach Friday morning as part of an annual hurricane exercise conducted by the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

UCCI hopes to avoid two nursing schools

Officials at the University College of the Cayman Islands are in the planning stages for construction of a school to house their fledgling nursing program.

Anti-drug program produces first graduates

This was not your typical graduation ceremony. Instead of a staid, formal atmosphere with speakers feeding them grandiose visions of the future, students who completed the anti-drug Behavioral Modification and Intervention Program got Donald Hooker.

Weeklong rain expected to ease

The low pressure system that has become Subtropical Storm Alberto dropped more than 8 inches of rain on Grand Cayman during the past week.

New nurses learn the ropes

Jasmine Nibali was anything but confident during her first few days as a registered nurse.

Space shortage in private schools

Jessica Reed thought she was being proactive when she registered to enroll her daughter Zara at Cayman Prep Primary School four years ago.

Inspectors: Progress at John Cumber unsatisfactory

School inspectors have found the Sir John A. Cumber Primary School has made insufficient progress since it was last evaluated during the 2014-2015 academic year. Their report was issued Wednesday, May 9.

KAABOO expected to generate nearly $14 million

What may be the largest-ever festival planned for the Cayman Islands next year is expected to attract 11,000 people for each of its two days and, with them, a lot of money.

Batabano swaggers down Seven Mile Beach

Scores of feathered and sequined women – and a few men – some wearing the barest of bikinis, strolled and danced their way from Public Beach to George Town along a route strung with enthusiastic supporters.

National Gallery photography show opens

Tracy Caudish and Sergio Coni were among the crowd at the Thursday night opening of “Coral Encounters” at the Cayman Islands National Gallery.

Cayman photographers explore the beauty of the deep

Courtney Platt’s detail photo of an orange ball anemone, part of a Cayman Islands National Gallery exhibit opening Friday, May 4, looks otherworldly.
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