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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

Merri Ann’s Lifestyle Video Series

March 31, 2019 at 9:58 am

Merri Ann Simonson is back with another San Juan Island Lifestyle video. This one shares winning the big pot in the St. Patrick’s Day San Juan Island Yacht Club sponsored derby…

SJCPHD Meeting Tuesday

March 31, 2019 at 9:51 am

San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 will be holding a Special Board Meeting jointly with San Juan County Fire Protection District No. 3 on April 2, 2019, 5:00 p.m., to be held at the Fire District offices located at 1011 Mullis Street. The Town of Friday Harbor is also sending a representative. The  Continue Reading

Rhiana’s Music Featured on Amazon’s “Hanna”

March 30, 2019 at 1:28 pm

Former Friday Harbor resident and 2011 FHHS graduate Rhiana Franklin is a co-writer and featured vocalist  in the song “Up all Night” which will be featured at the end of episode 2 in the New Amazon Prime original “Hanna”, which premiered on March 29th. She is a co-writer on the song with Sammy Plotkin.  You  Continue Reading

IOSA Wants You!

March 30, 2019 at 5:46 am

April Community Meetings on Oil Spill Response in San Juan County The Islands’ Oil Spill Association (IOSA) is hosting community meetings in April for those wanting to learn more about IOSA and explore opportunities for getting involved in local oil spill response efforts. Any and all are invited! Tuesday April 16th from 5:30 – 6:30pm  Continue Reading

Studded Tire Removal Deadline March 31

March 30, 2019 at 5:41 am

Here’s a reminder from the Washington State Department of Transportation… Last week’s arrival of spring means drivers in Washington have until this Sunday, March 31, to remove their studded tires, or face a $136 fine. While studded tires help keep your vehicle from slip-sliding around wintry conditions, they also damage the pavement. Removing the tires  Continue Reading

The Cordi Collection

March 29, 2019 at 5:47 am

He Left Us A Legacy of the Vietnam War In A War Never Ends opening at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) you can make a striking discovery in one of the galleries. A box containing several professional-looking photographs resting in their yellow Kodak box was found at the solid waste transfer station  Continue Reading

Ferry spring schedule starts Sunday

March 29, 2019 at 5:46 am

Don’t get caught by surprise! Peruse the new schedule online, and see these new changes to our area sailings: Anacortes/San Juan Islands will have four vessels in service, similar to the fall schedule Anacortes/Sidney, BC will have one daily roundtrip via Friday Harbor Two-boat service resumes for Port Townsend/Coupeville on Sunday, May 12

Student Presentation on Southern Resident Killer Whale Recovery

March 29, 2019 at 5:45 am

Come join the Reardan FFA Agricultural Issues team as they perform their presentation titled “Is Washington Doing Enough to Save Puget Sound’s Southern Resident Killer Whales?” The Agricultural Issues Forum is an FFA Leadership Development Event that requires students to research an agricultural or natural resources issue and equitably present both sides of the issue.  Continue Reading

Real Estate Tips from Merri Ann

March 29, 2019 at 5:44 am

Merri Ann Simonson shares some more real estate info with you… Wells on the Shoreline in San Juan County Even though I have been in this business for 24 years, on almost every transaction I learn something new. During 2018, I learned how difficult it is to develop a residential home on waterfront lot that  Continue Reading

WSF Haiku Contest Winner!

March 28, 2019 at 5:29 pm

Here’s a note from Washington State Ferries… The cover of the Washington State Ferries’ Summer 2019 Sailing Schedule will feature a haiku written by Friday Harbor’s own Siri Lindstrum. Out of nearly 200 entries in the #WSFHaiku Twitter contest, Siri’s poem received the most “likes” of the three finalists on the @wsferries page. Here’s the  Continue Reading

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