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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

Planning Commission Positions

October 1, 2019 at 9:13 am

Town of Friday Harbor Planning Commission Positions Available Are you interested in becoming more involved with the community and helping guide the Town’s future development? The Town of Friday Harbor is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on the Town Planning Commission. The five-member Planning Commission meets regularly and acts as the fact finding agency of  Continue Reading

Food, Planet, Future: A Photographer’s Journey with Robert Dash

September 30, 2019 at 8:29 am

With the daily news, climate change becomes more of a climate crisis. In his talk, Robert Dash offers observations on how one part of nature–our food–is connected to climate change. The San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) program will be presented at the San Juan Island Grange #966 at 152 First Street N in  Continue Reading

Yard Sale

September 30, 2019 at 8:12 am

Most anything you could ever want at prices you won’t believe. Once again Friday Harbor Kiwanis will be hosting their annual rummage sale Saturday, October 12, from 8:30-11:00 at the Tech Center, corner of Market and Mullis. Proceeds from the sale will benefit island projects. Open your heart as you open your wallet — all  Continue Reading

WSF Schedule and Fare Changes

September 28, 2019 at 9:45 am

The Washington State Ferries Fall 2019 Sailing Schedule goes into effect on Sunday, September 29th. You can pick-up a hard copy at the ferry terminals, on the vessels, view it online or use the ferry schedule portion of the WSF app to plan your trip. On Tuesday, Oct. 1, we’ll see changes to ferry fares.  Continue Reading

Logic and Accuracy Test

September 28, 2019 at 9:45 am

Vote Counting Equipment Testing October 18 at 11:00 am A “Logic and Accuracy” test of ballot tabulating equipment used in San Juan County for the November 5, 2018 General is scheduled for October 18 at 11:00 a.m. The test works by tallying the results of a prepared set of ballots to see if the results  Continue Reading

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

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