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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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Community Dinner

March 3, 2019 at 5:54 am

Here’s an invitation for you from Liz at the high school… We’re celebrating the onset on Spring with an awesome Community Dinner BBQ! It’s still too cold to eat outside, so join us in the FHHS Commons on March 13th from 5:30 -7:30. Meal Tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for kids under 12.  Continue Reading

25th Annual Knowledge Bowl

March 2, 2019 at 10:29 am

The 25th silver anniversary of the Knowledge Bowl will be held on March 4 at 6:30 pm at the San Juan Community Theatre.  “This is a fun event for the entire community.  We celebrate knowledge,” said Karen Meenan, a Director of the San Juan Public Schools Foundation, who is sponsoring the event.  A cross between  Continue Reading

SRKW Presentations

March 2, 2019 at 10:26 am

Protect What You Love: Southern Resident Orca Presentations and Community Discussions Friends of the San Juans will explore the plight of the Southern Resident orcas and engage the community in actions that can help their recovery. Orcas Island – Thursday, March 14, 12 – 1:30 p.m., Orcas Senior Center, 62 Henry Rd. Lopez Island – Tuesday, March 19, 12 –  Continue Reading

Chance Hayden & Andy Coe Guitar Show

March 1, 2019 at 5:48 am

Chance Hayden and Andy Coe, two front running string slingers of the Pacific Northwest, join forces with an electric guitar band showcasing the depths of their talent and mutual admiration. For over a decade both players have made vast imprints within their respective cities of Portland and Seattle as avid sidemen embracing everything from jazz,  Continue Reading

Fire District Workshop

March 1, 2019 at 5:42 am

San Juan County Fire District #3 Fire Board of Commissioners will have a Master Planning Workshop on Tuesday, March 5th from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mullis Street Fire Station, 1011 Mullis Street.

Got Jobs?

March 1, 2019 at 5:40 am

If you are fortunate enough to live in San Juan County and looking for a job, San Juan County there are employers eager to talk to you. For those of you who are looking for work, mark your calendars and dust off your resume. On Sunday, April 14 the Career Center will sponsor a JOB  Continue Reading

San Juan Island Firefighters Respond to Two Separate House Fires

February 28, 2019 at 2:04 pm

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 San Juan Island Fire and Rescue crews responded to two separate fires in residences on San Juan Island. The first fire was reported at a single-story home at 5:40 a.m. near Roche Harbor. The residents and their pets were able to quickly evacuate the home. Firefighter’s rapid response helped limit  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Bike Fest

February 28, 2019 at 5:50 am

The upcoming Friday Harbor Bike Fest is the third annual bike ride sponsored by the San Juan Lions Club. In the past this event was known as the Friday Harbor Bike-n-Brew. This year’s event is being held on June 1st to coincide with the 30th annual San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour. There will be  Continue Reading

Garry Oak Lecture Series

February 28, 2019 at 5:48 am

Garry Oak Prairie: A Unique Habitat (Lecture Series) What are Garry Oaks and how do Garry Oak habitats support the ecology of the San Juan Islands and the Pacific Northwest? Join experts from San Juan Island and beyond March 8,15, 22 and 29 at the San Juan Island Grange to learn about the history of  Continue Reading

Know Your Islanders Talk

February 28, 2019 at 5:46 am

Adam Summers – The Sea: Inspiration for Art and Science Dr. Adam Summers, who runs the Comparative Vertebrate Biomechanics Lab at the Friday Harbor Laboratories, will present a naturalist’s opinion on nature as a source of inspiration for art and science.   Monday, March 4 at 7 pm San Juan Island Library Free Refreshments will  Continue Reading

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