Blaine fishing community honors lives lost

The annual Blessing of the Fleet and Seafarers Memorial was held May 7 at the Blaine Boating Center. Pictured is a wreath being sent to sea by Jessica Stone in honor of the fisherman lost at sea and at home. The service drew a crowd of about 125 people. See more on page 10. Photos by Richard Sturgill.

Max Wiederspohn, 11, places a flower on a wreath to honor his great uncle Billy Bridges, who was lost at sea in Alaska.

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