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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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Up Close

September 12, 2019 at 5:49 am

This weekend only, The San Juan Community Theatre will feature a unique musical and poetic experience, focused on intergenerational collaboration. Up Close opens Thursday, September 12 at 7:30 pm and continues through Sunday. Up Close features stories, poems, and songs written in collaboration with elders from San Juan Island.  Professional composers and writers collaborate with  Continue Reading

Climate Strike

September 12, 2019 at 5:47 am

This invitation was sent to you by Friday Harbor Youth… At 10:30am on Friday, September 20th, at the Friday Harbor courthouse lawn, students from San Juan Island, in conjunction with students from around the world, will be striking to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. The strike is taking place three  Continue Reading

Fish For Teeth

September 12, 2019 at 5:46 am

Fish For Teeth brings free mobile dental clinic to Friday Harbor Islanders unable to afford dental care, can receive it for free thanks to the local nonprofit Fish For Teeth on Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Mullis Community Center on San Juan Island. “Many volunteers and local businesses work as a  Continue Reading

Great Islands Clean-up

September 11, 2019 at 5:44 am

Help make San Juan Island “Plastic Free by the Sea”! This year’s Fall Great Islands Clean-up is on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Join the county-wide greening event and collect litter from public beaches and roadways. Pick-up your trash collection equipment at the central meet location next to Bonnie’s Creative Passions at 635 Spring Street in  Continue Reading

Fall Oak Team Work Party

September 11, 2019 at 5:37 am

Hello Oakies! Summer flew by and fall is on the horizon. This Sunday, Land Bank stewards, Carlton and Kayla, will join Oakie Extraordinaire, Thom Pence, in leading the Oak Team work party. When? September 15 10:00am to 2:00pm RSVP required (e-mail tanjaw@sjclandbank.org). Where? We will meet at the base of Cady Mountain Preserve . Turn  Continue Reading

Northwest Coast Art Stylin’

September 10, 2019 at 10:54 am

Local native artist, Rande Cook, has a firm grip on the wheel of the Kwakwakawak’w imagination. His new artful odyssey will come rumbling through Friday Harbor on Saturday, September 14th. His reception at Arctic Raven Gallery will be at 5pm that afternoon. Works will be on display until October 19th. Kwagūl Stylin’ began when Rande  Continue Reading

Meet Eba the Whale-poop-sniffing dog at SJIMA

September 10, 2019 at 5:46 am

Maybe out on the water you saw a dog, in sunglasses no less, on the prow of a small boat and wondered what they were doing. Well, now you can get an answer! Come meet Dr. Debora Giles and Eba at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) lobby and learn about Eba’s job  Continue Reading

Kenmore Air Offers Discounts To Fly To Friday Harbor Film Festival

September 10, 2019 at 5:45 am

  Kenmore Air, the official airline of the Friday Harbor Film Festival, is offering a 10% discount on flights between Seattle and Friday Harbor from October 24 – 28. Flights eligible for this offer include seaplane trips between Lake Union and Friday Harbor Marina, as well as land plane flights between Boeing Field and Friday  Continue Reading

County Council Hearing on Marijuana Production/Processing

September 8, 2019 at 5:29 am

Notice of a San Juan County Council Regular Meeting and Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the County Council Hearing Room, Legislative Building,  55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island Beginning at 9:15 A.M. to Obtain Testimony on a Resolution Extending the Moratorium on Siting Licensed Marijuana Production and Processing Adopted in  Continue Reading

Survey Extended

September 7, 2019 at 5:48 am

Community-Based Long-Term Care Needs Survey Extended from August 31, 2019 Until September 15, 2019. A survey of county residents over the age of 70 being conducted during the month of August by the Inter Island Healthcare Foundation is being extended to September 15th to allow more time. The organization collecting and analyzing the information by  Continue Reading

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