(Erik Dresser, row2k.com Photo) Vashon Island Rowing Club’s Mixed 8, having way more fun than it looks, rowed through rain and wind to capture gold for the fourth consecutive year at Seattle’s Head of the Lake Regatta through the Montlake Cut, on Nov. 7. From left to right: Coxswain Lisa Huggenvik, Bruce Morser, Kit Gruver, Kim Goforth, Bob Horsley, John Jannetty, Mark Burns, Zabette Macomber and Lea Heffernan. The average age in the boat? 62.6 years. For Jeff Hoyt’s full account of the regatta, see page 10.

Vashon Masters Extend Winning Streak at Head of the Lake

The Masters Mixed 8 won its fourth consecutive gold medal on Nov. 7. (Photo by Erik Dresser, row2k.com)

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Happenings | Nov. 25 to Dec. 2

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Patti Cole-Trindall

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Mid-afternoon traffic on northbound Interstate 5 on Nov. 22 near Everett. Dan Bates/The Herald

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