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Al CurrierÂ’s banners decorate Anacortes

2008-0625_banners2a.jpgBold, colorful banners by Al Currier are being hung in Anacortes today. Here Mike McCurdy of Anchor Signs & Awnings hangs one of the eight-foot banners on Commercial Ave.

Adventuress now in port

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The Adventuress, the 95-year old schooner that ran aground yesterday, is safe in Friday Harbor. The sailboat was floated yesterday afternoon after a harrowing few hours on the rocks between Orcas Island and Shaw Island. 

Sailboat Adventuress freed

The crew of the 133-foot Adventuress, which ran aground near Orcas Island at mid-day freed the boat late Monday afternoon.  The Washington State Ferry Sealth diverted from a run to rescue the passengers from the Adventuress, while Vessel Assist boats secured the sailboat for low tide.

WSF Ferry Sealth rescues 27 people

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The WSF ferry Sealth diverted from an inter-island run late this morning and rescued 27 people from an historic sailboat that ran aground near Orcas Island. 

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