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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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POP UP StoryWalk™  

October 23, 2021 at 5:49 am

Zylstra Lake Trail Loop at Zylstra Lake Preserve, San Juan Island Take a reading adventure this Fall! Now through the month of November, the San Juan County Land Bank and San Juan Island Library are hosting a Pop Up StoryWalk™ at Zylstra Lake Preserve featuring Thor Hanson’s Bartholomew Quill: A Crow’s Quest to Know Who’s  Continue Reading

Wreath Sales

October 22, 2021 at 11:35 am

The Friday Harbor High School Senior Class of 2022 / PTA is now taking orders for their annual holiday wreath sale. Get your beautiful, aromatic, and long-lasting 24” Northwest Noble Fir wreath with or without a handmade bow for only $25.00! These wreaths make great gifts for friends, family, neighbors and business associates. Sales of  Continue Reading

Weekly Covid Case Update

October 22, 2021 at 11:26 am

Since the last update on Friday October 15th, there have been 12 new confirmed or probable cases in San Juan County. Current case count is now 344. Of these 12 new cases, initial investigations indicate that 5 appear to have occurred in fully vaccinated individuals. There are approximately 35 unvaccinated close contacts of positive cases  Continue Reading

Owl Talk

October 22, 2021 at 5:52 am

At 7:00 pm, Saturday, October 23, 2021, join Shona Aitken, Education Coordinator at Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, to explore the fascinating world of island owls, and learn about the many different owls that live here on the San Juan Islands. We hope you can all attend this enlightening talk. To register email: giverson@sjlib.org You will  Continue Reading

Pet of the Week: Tribble

October 22, 2021 at 5:45 am

Picture this: you’re safe at home, wearing your favorite sweater, sitting cozy on your ridiculously comfy couch, fully immersed in a really great book, with the sounds of a crackling fire in the background, and your new best friend, Tribble is sleeping soundly; her perfect black and white head head is lying on your lap  Continue Reading

Halloween Costume Sale

October 22, 2021 at 5:42 am

Looking for a last-minute Halloween costume? Or just need some fun, new pieces for your wardrobe? Or perhaps you loved a costume you saw on stage and now want it for yourself! Well, look no further! The San Juan Community Theatre costume shop is getting cleaned out and we are selling tons of costumes, vintage  Continue Reading

Letters on the Upcoming Election

October 21, 2021 at 10:15 am

Below are links to letters regarding various items on the upcoming election. Letters are shown in the order received and this page will continue to be updated as more letters come in. Letters for and against SJC Public Hospital District No. 1 Proposition No. 1 Authorizing Regular Property Tax Levy: Alison Longley Lee Sturdivant Warren  Continue Reading

Thank You Ferry Workers!

October 21, 2021 at 5:55 am

The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce and the San Juan Island’s Visitor Bureau thanked our local ferry workers with a card and Cookies from Felicitation’s Bakery on Wednesday. L to R Jeri Aiken, Deborah Hoskinson, Erin Wygant, Annesa Knowles – Photo by Becki Day

What it Means to be Alive

October 21, 2021 at 5:46 am

The Atrium of The San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA)  has come alive with the figurative wire sculptures of Bellingham artist, Francie Allen.  The exhibit, titled, On Being Alive!, invites the viewer to viscerally engage in the dynamic movement of fluid, transparent bodies, suspended in air or draped on metal armatures, enhanced by original  Continue Reading

Kitchen Sink Dinners – Feed the Island

October 21, 2021 at 5:45 am

Fourth Year – Starting AGAIN! Cynthia’s Bistro is offering free take-away meals to anyone who needs a meal or wishes to have a home cooked meal. No questions asked, just free food. Basic Home Cooking made with everything but the Kitchen Sink. You may pick up a meal for yourself or for those who need  Continue Reading

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