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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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Avant Garde Theatre

August 28, 2018 at 5:45 am

Island Stage Left shares this announcement with you… Ren was our Stage Manager for Doubt, some years ago and is now living in Australia.  This show has won awards at several fringe festivals in Australia and Canada and is coming to the Fairgrounds in Friday Harbor while we are away in England. (Please note it  Continue Reading

Chihuly Garden and Glass and the Amazon Spheres

August 28, 2018 at 5:43 am

The SJI Garden Club is offering another Hosted Excursion… Seattle now boasts two sensational glass conservatories – the Chihuly Garden and Glass museum at the foot of the Space Needle and the new Amazon Spheres. What will you see? The Chihuly Garden is the culmination of Dale Chihuly’s penchant for displaying glass in garden settings.  Continue Reading

Summer Film Series

August 27, 2018 at 5:48 am

Fellow Film Buffs, here is a description of our next movie: Agnès Varda and JR have things in common: a passion for and the exploration of images in general, and more precisely, for places and for ways of showing, sharing, and exhibiting them. Agnès chose cinema. JR chose to create open air photography galleries. When  Continue Reading

New After School Literary Program at SJI Library

August 27, 2018 at 5:47 am

On August 31 registration begins for The Story Circle, a new after school literary enrichment program for students in grades K-2nd or home school equivalent. This free program is being offered by the San Juan Island Library for the 2018-2019 school year. The Story Circle will include bi-weekly Thursday afternoon programs at the Library with  Continue Reading

Limited Licensing Services from August 26 through September 3

August 27, 2018 at 5:46 am

Online licensing services will be unavailable from Sunday, August 26, through Monday, September 3; and state licensing offices will be closed Friday, August 31, through Monday, September 3. As a result, many county licensing offices – including San Juan County’s – will also be closed Friday, August 31. Normal services will resume September 4. The  Continue Reading

Pet of the Week

August 27, 2018 at 5:45 am

Hello again. It’s just me, Vegas, reporting from the animal shelter, where I continue to wait to be discovered.   I’ve been asked to leave Kamp Kitty for certain “transgressions” against the other feline residents. Apparently not all cats enjoy my Jean-Claude Van Damme imitation. Go figure. They gave me a promotion and now I’m in  Continue Reading

Paul Kollet on Piano

August 25, 2018 at 10:22 am

Appearing at Mr. Believable’s on Sunday, August 26, 2018 AT 7:00 P.M. Come hear local musician Paul Kollet play some great songs on the piano. From Chopin to Coldplay, Adele to Elton John – From Beatles to U2 , From Pearl Jam to many more! Great Music Makes for a Great Time!

A Letter of Thanks

August 25, 2018 at 9:59 am

PADs for Parkinson’s of San Juan Island would like to acknowledge all who supported the PADs Program with your presence, your interest, and your support during the San Juan County Fair.  You are making this ground-breaking program possible.  We extend our heartfelt thanks to the San Juan County Fair Event Team; to our training session volunteers  Continue Reading

Free Shred Event

August 25, 2018 at 9:19 am

An invitation for you from Islanders Bank… Please join us for our Annual Shred Event! When: Tuesday, August 28th Where: Friday Harbor Branch Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM or until the shred truck is full Shredding services provided by Iron Mountain. Participants are asked to wait while their paper documents are shredded.

SJISD Board Meeting

August 25, 2018 at 9:05 am

Monday Aug 27, 2018, the San Juan Island School District Board of Directors will hold a Special School Board Meeting at9:45 am 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 during the  Continue Reading

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