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


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


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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