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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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SJIFR Accountability Report

July 10, 2019 at 5:43 am

Washington State Auditor Issues San Juan County Fire Protection District #3 Accountability Audit Report FRIDAY HARBOR, WA – The Washington State Auditor recently released an Accountability Audit Report for San Juan County Fire Protection District #3 for the period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2018. Bob Jarman, Chair of the Fire District Board  Continue Reading

Shakespeare Under the Stars

July 9, 2019 at 5:50 am

Island Stage Left presents Shakespeare’s searing drama, The Merchant of Venice, on San Juan Island, July 11-August 11. The show runs Thursdays-Sundays at 7:45 pm (a new time this year) on the outdoor stage at 1062 Wold Road. Merchant is the story of the Jewish moneylender Shylock, who has been spat upon, cursed, beaten and  Continue Reading

Superintendents Wanted

July 9, 2019 at 5:44 am

Do you have a passion for Fine Arts, Food Preservation or Sheep?  The San Juan County Fair is still seeking open class department superintendents for the Fine Arts, Food Preservation (Co-Superintendent) & Sheep.  Open class department superintendents oversee the organization of volunteers during fair, may assist in finding department judges, and help with department layout,  Continue Reading

Letter from Hospital District

July 9, 2019 at 5:43 am

San Juan Healthcare has for many years provided care to island residents as an independent private practice, particularly in the field of geriatrics and pediatrics. As founder Burk Gossom, M.D., approaches retirement this November we hope that a way will be found to replace him. We wish him well as he goes into the next  Continue Reading

Merri Ann’s Lifestyle Video Series

July 9, 2019 at 5:41 am

Merri Ann Simonson shares another video in her San Juan Island Lifestyle series. This one is about how to celebrate the 4th of July

Summer Film Series

July 8, 2019 at 7:12 am

John and Molly are a young married couple who want to live a meaningful life. He is a wildlife photographer (and also the director of this film) and she is a chef and food blogger. When they are evicted from their apartment (their rescue dog won’t stop barking), they decide to turn a hazy dream  Continue Reading

Thanks!

July 8, 2019 at 7:10 am

Lori Stokes writes to share this with you… The collection of food and personal care items during our July 4th parade was a huge success! As a community, we together managed to fill up the back of an entire pick-up truck in support of the Food Bank and the Family Resource Center. Many thanks to  Continue Reading

New Baby in J Pod is a Female

July 7, 2019 at 9:56 am

On the morning of July 5th 2019, J and K pods of the Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) population finally made an appearance in inland waters off San Juan Island for the first time in more than two months. A large crowd of people awaited their arrival at Lime Kiln State Park to get a  Continue Reading

Soft Opening

July 6, 2019 at 9:21 am

Cynthia invites you to her Soft Opening… This Saturday – July 6th – 4:00 to 7:00 with Daniel Day & Scott Sluis playing music from 5 – 7:00 pm.  Join us at Cynthia’s Bistro for late afternoon/early evening music and small plates & libations House Wine & Beer – $6.00 We will be offering an  Continue Reading

Fiftieth Reunion

July 6, 2019 at 9:21 am

The Friday Harbor High School class of 1969 will hold its 50th reunion on September 14, 2019. We would like to invite all of those who were in our class over the years to join us. For more information please e-mail Wendy at sjtrophy@rockisland.com or see us on Facebook at Friday Harbor High School Class  Continue Reading

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