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Tim Dustrude

Just another part-timer - Part time photographer at ThisIsOurTown.com and Dustrude.com, part time graphic artist, part time blogger at Occasionally a New Photo . And now... full time editor at The San Juan Update.

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Historical Scavenger Hunt

June 25, 2016 at 9:27 am

San Juan Island Historical Scavenger Hunt Here’s a fun way to explore San Juan Island this summer, and perhaps win a cool prize for your family at the same time! San Juan Historical Society and Museum, in partnership with Ernie’s Café, is sponsoring a Historical Scavenger Hunt, with the prize winners being drawn on October 1,  Continue Reading

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Road Construction Updates

June 25, 2016 at 9:25 am

It’s summer time and that means road construction. Here are updates from the Town of Friday Harbor on a couple of projects. First, Tucker Avenue, and then the water main replacement out on San Juan Valley and Wold Roads… Tucker Avenue Reconstruction Project – Phase 1 What to expect for the week of June 27th through July  Continue Reading

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Position Available

June 25, 2016 at 9:24 am

Executive Director, United Way of San Juan County Salaried, part-time, at–will position (a maximum of 15 hours per week with a starting salary of $1000 per month) with responsibility for building relationships with community members, business leaders and donors; fundraising; grant-writing; website and social media management; office administration and maintaining communications with board members and  Continue Reading

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Parade Seating

June 25, 2016 at 9:23 am

Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church will have seating available for folks who need it and their companions to watch the 4th of July parade. To reserve your seat please call the Church at 378-4544 or email us at fhpresbyterian [@] interisland.net. Laura Concord Office Coordinator FH Presbyterian Church

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Letters About EMS Levy

June 25, 2016 at 9:23 am

You can see a list of letters from individuals at the link below. As more letters come in, this list will be updated so be sure to check back. Click here

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Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

June 24, 2016 at 5:53 am

San Juan Island Community Foundation Awards $187,500 in College Scholarships for 2016/2017 Friday Harbor: June 22, 2016 Twelve graduating seniors from Friday Harbor High School’s Class of 2016 were awarded scholarships for the 2015/2016 academic year from three different funds held at the San Juan Island Community Foundation: Inskeep Legacy Scholarship Fund Uma Hu –  Continue Reading

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Adventures in the Origins of Biodiversity

June 24, 2016 at 5:48 am

The Paul Illg Distinguished Lectureship Public Lecture – Monday, July 11 The Paul Illg Distinguished Lectureship will present another outstanding speaker in 2016. I am pleased to announce the 18th annual Illg Distinguished Lecturer will be Dr. Todd Oakley who is an evolutionary biologist and professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology  Continue Reading

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Meet & Greet Author Event

June 24, 2016 at 5:45 am

If you have children or family members with allergies and you’re finding it hard to keep meals interesting and tasty, then stop in Griffin Bay Bookstore on Monday, June 27, 2:00—4:00 pm and talk with Seattle author, Stepanie Policar, about her new cookbook: Kids Eat Free. You’ll find out how to manage dietary restrictions, yet  Continue Reading

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PIMC Receives Nationwide Award

June 24, 2016 at 5:43 am

Here’s the latest press release from PeaceHealth… PeaceHealth Peace Island Receives Nationwide Award for High-Value Health Care FRIDAY HARBOR, WA., June 23, 2016 – PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center was recognized this week with the 2016 QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare from Premier Inc., a leading nationwide health care improvement company, for providing outstanding patient  Continue Reading

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Firewise Communities Benefit From Grant

June 23, 2016 at 5:47 am

Sheila Harley, Public Information Officer for SJI Fire/Rescue sends this notice… The Firewise Communities program sponsored by San Juan Island Fire & Rescue has been awarded a grant by the Washington Department of Natural Resources (WA DNR) to assist with fuel reduction in organized communities. The new grant from WA DNR will pay the Firewise  Continue Reading

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