The body of a 34-year-old man visiting Orcas Island was recovered from Mountain Lake in Moran State Park by Whatcom County divers at 1:12 p.m. Tuesday, August 6. The divers were assisting San Juan County Sheriff's Office.
The man fell off his paddle board Monday evening. A second man tried to rescue him and was unsuccessful.
A search was conducted by the San Juan County Sheriff's Office, along with Orcas Island Fire and Rescue and the US Coast Guard. The Coast Guard responded with a helicopter and a dive rescue team.
The Sheriff's Office is notifying the man's family.