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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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Griffin Bay Bookstore Celebrates 40 Years

April 13, 2019 at 5:48 am

Griffin Bay Bookstore Kicks Off 40th Anniversary Activities on Independent Bookstore Day Literary Drawing Contest for Kids Book & a Cuppa for Adults Join Us on Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 am—6:00 pm 10% off on all books in the store Griffin Bay Bookstore kicks off activities for kids and adults on Saturday, April 27  Continue Reading

Teen Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

April 13, 2019 at 5:47 am

If you thought looking for Easter eggs was kid stuff, try finding one in the dark! Bring a flashlight and a basket and join us at this special egg hunt just for teens. Beach Bonfire after. Find a Golden egg and win a gift card! Friday April 19th from 8:30-9:30pm at Jackson Beach, for grades  Continue Reading

Parking Lot Repaving

April 12, 2019 at 2:40 pm

The Anacortes Terminal Parking Lot A will be closed for about one month starting Saturday, April 13. Construction crews will repave the parking lot during the closure. The work is anticipated to be completed by mid-May. Lot A is directly adjacent to the passenger terminal and vehicles will not have access to the 15 min.  Continue Reading

April is Poetry Month

April 12, 2019 at 5:48 am

In our continuing April is Poetry Month series, the San Juan Update is sharing poems from local poets every Friday this month. Today is the 2nd Friday and today we have Tara MacMahon, with her poem “With”, and Susie Hale, with “Boundaries’:

Flow Through Time

April 12, 2019 at 5:45 am

Osha Breeze invites you to this month’s exhibit at SJCT… Good morning my friends, I wanted to make sure you knew about my current art show that is hanging at the Community Theater through April. Please drop by and see my current body of paintings as well as a few pieces from earlier times. And  Continue Reading

Ocean Outbreak

April 12, 2019 at 5:44 am

Book Talk: Drew Harvell will discuss her book, Ocean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease. This presentation will include updates on Sea Star Wasting Disease and salmon health in our Puget Sound waters. Drew is a local author and resident scientist at Friday Harbor Laboratories. A book signing and reception will follow the  Continue Reading

Real Estate with Merri Ann

April 12, 2019 at 5:43 am

Merri Ann Simonson is back with another real estate article… San Juan Island Real Estate Market Summary The first quarter results for San Juan Island were very similar to the first quarter results last year. San Juan Island’s dollar volume for the quarter reflected a decrease of 12.5% as compared to the same quarter in  Continue Reading

The Most Dangerous Year

April 12, 2019 at 5:41 am

FHFF Best of the Fest Series continues… What happens when a community stands up for its civil rights? The Most Dangerous Year tells the story of a small group of Washington State families caught in the middle of the nation’s “bathroom wars.”  Director Vlada Knowlton, a Seattle area filmmaker and parent of a transgender child, takes  Continue Reading

Talking Trash! 

April 11, 2019 at 5:49 am

April 25 Workshop in Friday Harbor “Talking Trash” is an exciting workshop hosted by the Marine Resources Committee during Earth Week.  The event will be held on April 25, 2019 at Brickworks in Friday Harbor from 5 – 7 PM. The workshop is part of the Plastic Free Salish Sea campaign which aims to share  Continue Reading

Library Has WiFi Hotspots Available for Wireless Internet Access

April 11, 2019 at 5:48 am

San Juan Island Library announced today that it is making available WiFi hotspots. People over the age of 18 can check out a hotspot device for three weeks to receive internet service via a cell tower. The program is free of charge, and is partially supported by a San Juan Island Community Foundation grant. These  Continue Reading

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