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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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Chocolate Shop Opens for Season

February 2, 2019 at 5:43 am

Friday Harbor Chocolates Opening Again We are bringing in many new luscious confections which we have never featured before and have a fantastic array of gorgeous Valentine gifts and champagne to show your love to others. As a reminder, we specialize in imported and domestic Ports and Spanish Sherrys and offer daily tutorial discussion and  Continue Reading

Welcome Jennifer Barcelos

February 1, 2019 at 5:55 am

Friends of the San Juans is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Barcelos as incoming staff attorney and Director of Law and Policy. Following a nationwide search for a transformative leader, Jennifer Barcelos has joined our team as Director of Law and Policy. In her new role, Jennifer will be responsible for protecting the  Continue Reading

Swan Survey Results

February 1, 2019 at 5:47 am

Here’s a note from Kathleen Foley to all the folks who participated in this year’s swan count. Just thought you might like to see it… Hello swan counters, Thank you for your participation in the 2019 wintering swan count, held last Friday. Thank you as well, to everyone for returning your count forms to me  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Boys/Girls Look to Sweep Darrington

February 1, 2019 at 5:45 am

Friday Harbor High School boys and girls basketball teams look to sweep the Darrington Loggers for the 2018-2019 season. The boys will play first on Friday, February 1st at Darrington at 3:30pm and the lady Wolverines will play at 5:00pm. Both games will be broadcast live on fhTinyRadio.com and streamed live on Facebook. Kaila Olin  Continue Reading

Artists’ Registry Show

January 30, 2019 at 5:52 am

Imagination. Talent. Insight. County Artists Exhibit at SJIMA Talent and imagination describe the art in the Sixth Annual Artists’ Registry Show at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA). The show in Friday Harbor proudly exhibits artists’ work from all our islands. More than 70 artists present their best pieces for the exhibition featuring  Continue Reading

Luz, an Evening of Flamenco

January 30, 2019 at 5:47 am

Seattle-based Flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes brings her latest show, Luz, an Evening of Flamenco, to the San Juan Islands February 27th and 28th. Savannah will be joined by two exceptional Spanish Flamenco artists; acclaimed Spanish-Romani guitarist Pedro Cortes and singer/percussionist/dancer Jose Moreno. The all-ages performances will be the second and third stops on a 27-date  Continue Reading

Port Commission Meeting

January 30, 2019 at 5:43 am

Meeting today (Wednesday, January 30th) of the Friday Harbor Port Commission. It happens at the Skagit Valley College Community Meeting Room, (by main parking area behind building) at 221 Weber Way, Friday Harbor at 4:00 PM. To see the agenda, click here.

Special Joint Meeting

January 30, 2019 at 5:35 am

Notice of San Juan County Council, Skagit County Board of Commissioners and Whatcom County Council Members Holding a Special Joint Meeting Notice is hereby given that members of the San Juan County Council, the Skagit County Board of Commissioners and the Whatcom County Council will conduct a Special Joint Meeting on Tuesday, February 5, 2019  Continue Reading

Snow Geese Sunrise

January 29, 2019 at 10:06 am

John Miller shares this photo he shot with a drone on Fir Island yesterday morning. Click to enlarge. Thanks for sharing John!

Disaster Preparedness Training

January 29, 2019 at 5:48 am

The San Juan County Department of Emergency Management and Economic Development Council are teaming up to present a training on Disaster Preparedness for Small Businesses. This concise class will provide basic information about the risks to the islands, and will offer some simple tools and approaches to help businesses prepare. Tuesday, March 26th: 8:30 am  Continue Reading

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