20 YEARS AGO
The Wilderness Society, The Florida Wildlife Society and the Big Pine Civic Association filed suit against Monroe County for granting a permit for a school in the Key deer habitat.
The Twilight Fantasy Parade attracted thousands of people to Key West Saturday night to see Halloween in the Devil's Triangle.
The Trust for Public Land was committed to saving Key West Bight and asked for public support for the Key West referendum to buy the land.
50 YEARS AGO
The Army rigged barbed wire around the HAWK missile site on Smathers Beach to keep curious civilians away.
Florida Governor Farris Bryant arrived to inspect the military build-up and talk to business leaders about the economic impact of the crisis on tourism.
The sun, moon and other factors were just right to cause an abnormally high tide that flooded beaches and streets.