20 YEARS AGO
A treasure hunter said he was defying the 6-month-old ban on salvaging and was resuming work on a wreck in the Upper Keys.
The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation presented Key West with an award for its design guideline publication.
The Navy announced that construction of the housing project in Peary Court would begin the next week.
50 YEARS AGO
Nearly 2,000 Cuban refugees per week were coming to this country, with most of them landing in the Florida Keys.
Lisa Weymouth of Key West High School was one of the 11,000 seniors in the country to pass the National Merit Scholarship semifinalist qualifying test.
George Blaze was elected chief of the Marathon Volunteer Fire Department replacing James Turner, who resigned because of personal business