About Us


Publisher: Steve Estes
Editor: Steve Estes
Business Manager: Holly Estes
Account Executive: Holly Estes
Contributing Writers: Maya Totman, Katherine Vaccaro, Scott Wade, Cathy Hoffman
Production Technician: Amy Bressem
Office Manager: Holly Estes
Cartoonist: Dan Schwab

Identification Statement

News-Barometer is published weekly 52 times per year by Steve and Holly Estes from 30346 Overseas Hwy, Unit 6, P.O. Box 431639, Big Pine Key, FL 33043. Local distribution is free. Subscriptions out of town and out of state may be obtained for $65 per year. Periodicals postage pending at Big Pine Key and additional mailing offices.

Advertising Information

All advertising in our publication is subject to the approval of the office of the publisher of News-Barometer. News-Barometer reserves the right to correctly classify, edit or delete any objectionable wording or reject the advertisement in its entirety at any time prior to scheduled publication in the event it is determined the advertisement, or any part thereof, is contrary to the newspaper’s general standard of advertising acceptance. For more information concerning an advertisement, call (305) 872-0106, or (305) 923-5370.


News-Barometer will strive for accuracy in all of its publications. If you notice an error in the editorial section of the newspaper, call the Editorial Department at (305) 872-0106 or (305) 923-5370. Errors in advertisements should be referred to the Advertising Department at (305) 872-0106 or (305) 923-5370. Corrections will be published in a timely manner.

Letter Policy

The News-Barometer will always gladly accept Letters to the Editor. You may fax letters to (305) 515-2939 or mail them to News-Barometer at P.O. Box 431639, Big Pine Key, FL 33043-1639. You may also send the letters by e-mail to: bigpinenews@aol.com.

Please use as much space as you need, but be as concise as possible. We reserve the right to edit for length and/or content we deem inappropriate. We want your voice to be heard.

The opinions expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher, or the staff. The opinions expressed, unless unidentified, are those of the individual writer so identified.