About the Author
Ian Byington

I’ve been writing this & adding to it since 1997, and it has morphed into what you see now during that time – a collaborative effort between our community and me to tell the story of what makes an island tick, and to celebrate the cool things that happen.

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Are you ready?

August 20, 2012 at 7:22 am

Lis­ten to the must­n’ts, child. Lis­ten to the don’ts. Lis­ten to the should­n’ts, the impos­si­bles, the won’ts. Lis­ten to the nev­er haves, then lis­ten close to me… Any­thing can hap­pen, child. Any­thing can be. Shel Silverstein

Update Minute: The Second Day of the San Juan County Fair!

August 17, 2012 at 10:57 am

It was a hot & col­or­ful day at the Fair yes­ter­day — here’s a glimpse with Update pho­tog­ra­ph­er Rebec­ca Leff:

Around the island.…

August 17, 2012 at 9:49 am

Let’s see what’s up: • Just got a call that Sen­a­tor Maria Cantwell will be at the Fair from 3:15–4:15, start­ing at the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty booth, inside the Fair­grounds building.….drop by & wel­come her to the island! ++++++++ • Along with The Bourne Lega­cy & Total Recall, just-released Your Sis­ter’s Sis­ter (filmed in the San  Con­tin­ue Reading

Keep singin’.…

August 17, 2012 at 8:25 am

Here’s one for you this morn­ing from 2009, as Simon & Gar­funkel knock out The Boxer:

Update Minute: Sunny day at the Fair on Wednesday.…

August 16, 2012 at 12:42 pm

It sure was warm & pret­ty out, dur­ing the open­ing day of the San Juan Coun­ty Fair yes­ter­day — here’s are a nice col­lec­tion of smil­ing faces pho­tographed by Update reporter Rebec­ca Leff:

Last weekend…

August 15, 2012 at 10:06 am

A quick look back.…at last year’s San Juan County Fair!

August 15, 2012 at 5:24 am

As peo­ple gear up for today’s open­ing of the Fair (and the pos­si­bil­i­ty of warm, maybe hot weath­er through the week­end — wahoo!), here’s a chance to take a peek at the 2012 Fair. Most of the pho­tos were con­tributed for this slideshow by Aaron Shep­ard, Cere Demuth, and Ted Strutz. Check it out!

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