Community News

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. 

Manager: new Guemes terminal needed

The Operations Manager for the Guemes Ferry says the new ferry terminal that the County Commissioners have authorized is badly needed. Ron Panzero writes, in an email, that a new terminal, priced at $600,000, will ‘finally’ fix an 18-year-old temporary shop.

Port Commissioners visit marina


Commissioners of the Port of Anacortes got a tour of the new facilities at Cap Sante Marina on Thursday, including the new waterfront promenade.

All-Class Reunion group seeks grassroots support

2008-0620_all_class_reunion.jpgBased on two years of experience, it seems Anacortes High School alumni are more inclined to take a “sentimental journey” later in life. In other words, gray hair is prominent among those in attendance at the AHS All-Class reunions.

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