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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.

Recent Posts by Tim

Fall Afternoon in the Park

September 27, 2019 at 9:04 am

Louise Dustrude shares this photo of a beautiful fall afternoon at John O. Linde Community Park. Thanks for sharing mom!

New Little Free Library at Roche

September 27, 2019 at 9:04 am

A new Rotary Free Library is now open at Roche Harbor, located near the post office. It was designed and built by Rotarian Paul Mayer and has books gathered by Barb Fagan, Literacy chair.

Growing Up Gorilla

September 27, 2019 at 9:04 am

Growing Up Gorilla with Acclaimed Author Clare Hodgson Meeker at San Juan Island Library On Saturday, Oct 5 at 3 PM Clare Hodgson Meeker will talk about her latest non-fiction book. Growing Up Gorilla tells the true story of a baby gorilla named Yola who lives at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo. At birth, Yola was  Continue Reading

Strengthening Families

September 27, 2019 at 9:04 am

Wendy Waxman Kern shares this notice with you… Now that it is Fall, we are getting to ready a new round of the Strengthening Families Program with the Family Resource Center and Prevention Coalition. Click on the poster at right for more information.

Town Selling Surplus Vehicles

September 27, 2019 at 9:03 am

The Town of Friday Harbor is holding a surplus sale for six vehicles. A list of surplus vehicles and bidding form can be found on the Town website at www.fridayharbor.org or by contacting Town Hall in person or by telephone at (360) 378-2810. Items may be viewed October 2nd through October 9th at the Town  Continue Reading

Beach Habitat Enhancement Project Underway on Shaw

September 26, 2019 at 10:15 am

During the recent daytime low tides, Friends of the San Juans and project contractor Zach Crosby of Shaw Island Excavation worked to remove large rock and concrete debris from a stretch of beach on Shaw Island. The project will improve spawning substrate in a year-round forage fish area and compliments similar projects completed in 2017  Continue Reading

FHFF Student Film Showcase

September 26, 2019 at 10:14 am

Student Film Showcase Added To Friday Harbor Film Festival For its seventh year the Friday Harbor Film Festival is adding an exciting new category of films — the Student Film Showcase. The films entered in the contest for The László Pal Emerging Filmmaker Award, recognizing emerging young talent in filmmaking, will be shown at the  Continue Reading

Skagit Valley College Fall Community Ed Program

September 26, 2019 at 10:14 am

A Reminder: Skagit Valley College (SVC) is offering a unique self-help program that has become an important bridge between ancient wisdom, Western medicine, and modern life science. Yi Ren Qigong Foundation 1A provides the tools to activate and keep your energetic battery charged to empower your life and allow you to make life changes. The  Continue Reading

Thank You!

September 26, 2019 at 10:14 am

Here’s a letter of thanks from the Hospital District… Dear Joyce and Staff, The San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 (SJCPHD #1) wants to formally thank all of you for putting our community’s rehabilitation needs first for the many years you have operated Islanders Physical Therapy & Rehab.   San Juan County residents could  Continue Reading

Letters

September 26, 2019 at 10:13 am

In the SJ Update mailbag this morning there is this letter to the community from Jim and Minnie Knych… Thank you to everyone who has volunteered for the Community Thanksgiving Dinner over the years.  And thank you to all you who have attended to take part in the good will and fellowship of our Community  Continue Reading

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