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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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Shel Bedsole

November 26, 2018 at 5:48 am

Shel Bedsole, 67, passed away peacefully at home on October 12, after a short illness.  He was surrounded by his loving family, Manya Pickard, his daughter Tracy Bedsole, stepson Ebony Pickard, (Kirsten) and granddaughter Manya Pickard. He is survived by his sister Dee Polley of Boise, Idaho and nephew Shawn Surber of Boise Idaho. Shel  Continue Reading

School Board Meeting

November 26, 2018 at 5:40 am

On Wednesday Nov 28, 2018, the San Juan Island School District Board of Directors will hold a Regular School Board Meeting at 5:00 pm in the high school library.  This is an open public meeting.   All public comment, with the exception of public hearings on policy, budget or other specific items, will be heard  Continue Reading

SJCPHD1 Meeting

November 25, 2018 at 9:39 pm

San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 will be meeting on Wednesday November 28, 2018, 3:00 p.m., at Frank Wilson Memorial EMS Building 1079 Spring Street. A work session that is open to the public will begin at 2:00 p.m. Also note that the December Regular Board Meeting is rescheduled from 12/26 to Wednesday  Continue Reading

Library Holiday Sale

November 24, 2018 at 5:06 pm

On December 1st from 10:00 until 4:00 the Friends of the Library is sponsoring a Holiday Sale with all proceeds going to library programming.  Included in the sale are interesting books, unusual gifts and great jewelry.  Also the annual gift basket silent auction will occur.  Baskets to bid on include: cat basket, dog basket, ‘beautiful you’  Continue Reading

Art for Fun

November 23, 2018 at 2:31 pm

Our next Art for Fun art pARTies are coming up… November 28 from 5:45 to 8:00 pm and December 2 from 1:45 – 4:00 pm at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art. To celebrate the holidays, we will be painting “Holiday Joy”. Come share this fun event with friends or family. No experience necessary!  Continue Reading

Chamber Chat

November 23, 2018 at 2:22 pm

Gail Schnee, San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Board President, and Co-Owner of Cotton Cotton Cotton, shares this month’s edition of Chamber Chat… Who can believe we are in November and Thanksgiving has come and gone? This year has flown by and Christmas will be here before we know it. Which means we should all  Continue Reading

Shahn Beats Last Year’s Record

November 22, 2018 at 9:36 am

Shopping Spree winner Shahn McGuire again ran for the 28th Annual San Juan Lions Club Shopping Spree on Tuesday. She filled shopping carts with $2007.22 worth of groceries in her 4 minute run and donated all of it to the Food Bank, (minus a couple of chocolate bars). 5 year old Lily Easley once again picked  Continue Reading

Images from Zion

November 21, 2018 at 9:03 am

San Juan Island photographer Bob Stavers shares some photos from his recent trip to Utah… I recently spent a week in Zion National Park with a wonderful photographer and teacher, Matt Suess. Here are a few images I am working on from that very productive trip. I hope you enjoy them.  Just click  here:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/44888236@N00/albums/72157697726925890

CDC issues Romaine Lettuce Alert

November 21, 2018 at 8:55 am

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), public health officials in several states, Canada and FDA are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce. CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce and they should throw it away.  For additional details and guidance, see the  Continue Reading

Museum Thanks Town and Mayor

November 20, 2018 at 5:52 am

The Board of Trustees and staff of the San Juan Historical Society and Museum would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Town of Friday Harbor Council and Mayor Farhad Ghatan for the new Historical Museum directional sign at the corner of Spring and Price Streets. Even though the museum has been located  Continue Reading

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