• Coast Guard rescues group of kayakers stranded near San Juan Islands

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff

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    The Coast Guard rescued a group of kayakers from a YMCA group Tuesday night who were stranded near the San Juan Islands. 

    The Coast Guard was notified at 4:56 p.m. that a group of 11 kayakers from the YMCA Camp Orkila were stranded. The group took refuge in a cove at Little Sister Island when heavy weather set in. 

    The group was rescued by a 45-foot motor lifeboat crew from the Coast Guard Station Bellingham, who brought them back to camp. 


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