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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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Soil Symphonic

March 13, 2013 at 5:09 am

The following was written by Michele Heller: Every one of us has a relationship with the magical stuff underfoot whether we know it or not—some call it dirt, some call it soil. Mostly, unless we consider ourselves farmers or gardeners, we don’t think of it much at all. And yet, the condition of soil and  Continue Reading

This is Our Town – Carol and Dilys of Serendipity Books

March 12, 2013 at 5:52 am

Today our This is Our Town series puts the spotlight on Carol Jackson and Dilys Goodman. Carol and Dilys are business partners and the co-owners of Serendipity Bookstore. The store was originally started pretty much on a whim one evening in 1995 when Carol and the late Betty Stewart said: “We’re both former teachers and  Continue Reading

Robert’s Rules of Order

March 12, 2013 at 5:45 am

San Juan Island Grange #966 is sponsoring a program on Robert’s Rules of Order, Thursday March 21, 2013 at the Grange Hall; the program begins at 7pm, preceded by a potluck at 6pm—all are welcome and encouraged to attend. Mike Vouri, Chief Interpreter and Historian at the San Juan Island National Historical Park, will present  Continue Reading

Trips and Trails!

March 12, 2013 at 1:02 am

The San Juan Island Trails Committee will be holding their Seventh Annual Potluck Evening, on Wednesday, March 20th at the Friday Harbor Grange Hall They will be featuring two adventuresome travel tales. One on hiking trails in South America, the other on bike paths in the U.S. Please join us for a fun community-wide evening. Bring your own  Continue Reading

Mark your calendar

March 11, 2013 at 10:26 pm

<Ed. Note – This has been corrected to say Friday instead of Thursday. Sorry for the confusion> It’s this Friday evening at 5:00…

Pet of the Week

March 11, 2013 at 5:47 am

Why not celebrate St. Patrick’s day by adopting this adorable leprechaun?  “Fritz” is a Chihuahua-Pug mix, approximately 18 months old, who came to the shelter as a stray from the mainland.  Everyone who meets him is impressed with his good manners and charming personality.  He gets along very well with dogs of all sizes, and  Continue Reading

School’s Out Camp for Spring Break

March 11, 2013 at 5:34 am

Spring Break School’s Out Camp – April 8th through 12th Hey kids and parents! Looking for something fun to do (and a convenient childcare option) while school is closed? Island Rec will be offering a fun-filled day-camp for K-6th graders during spring break! Our staff are designing an enriching camp experience including fun games & activities,  Continue Reading

Call for Artists and Vendors

March 11, 2013 at 5:14 am

The Summer Arts Fair will be held on July 20-21 on San Juan Island. This amazing street fair has been rocking Friday Harbor for 14 years! Arts, crafts, food, music in front of the historic San Juan County Courthouse. All northwest artists are welcome to apply. This show will fill up (only 50 vendors total), so  Continue Reading

High School Honor Roll

March 10, 2013 at 4:58 pm

Congratulations to all these fine students – Their hard work paid off. Check out this list! See how many you know… HONOR ROLL 3.30 – 4.00 GPA / 2.50 Credits Spring 2012 & Fall 2012-2013 * Current National Honor Society Members (gotta click for it – it’s a pretty long list!)  

Goings On Around Town

March 10, 2013 at 4:33 pm

St. Patrick’s Day Bake Sale To Benefit Wolf Hollow Stop by The Marketplace, Thursday, March 14 between the hours of 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm for yummy cupcakes, cookies and other delectables at Wolf Hollow’s St. Patty’s Day Bake Sale….all proceeds go towards the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned wildlife. Wolf Hollow appreciates  Continue Reading

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