About the Author
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

Island Rec – Intro to Sports class

February 16, 2020 at 5:49 am

Intro to Sports is designed to get your chil­dren pre­pared for orga­nized sports. With a step-by-step approach, the pro­gram builds con­fi­dence and self-esteem. Island Rec staff will work togeth­er with your child in a sup­port­ive envi­ron­ment to learn throw­ing, catch­ing, bat­ting, drib­bling and much more. Open to ages 5–7, we will pack plen­ty of action  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Public Schools Foundation Annual Knowledge Bowl is on March 2

February 16, 2020 at 5:47 am

It’s the time of year to cel­e­brate knowl­edge with our entire com­mu­ni­ty! The 2020 Knowl­edge Bowl will be held on March 2 at 6:30 pm at the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre. A cross between Jeop­ardy and the old col­lege quiz bowls, teams com­pete to answer ques­tions on geog­ra­phy, his­to­ry, pop cul­ture, local fare, and more.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s Video Series

February 16, 2020 at 5:46 am

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son is back with anoth­er San Juan Island Lifestyle Video. Here’s what she has to say about this one… This video is about local Real Estate. As Real Estate Agents, we are prob­lem solvers.

Press Release from  Bill Watson, San Juan County Councilmember District #1

February 16, 2020 at 5:43 am

As your coun­cil mem­ber and neigh­bor, I have been asked sev­er­al ques­tions about the Supreme Court case the coun­ty was involved in last Decem­ber. I decid­ed to write this to clar­i­fy the court’s deci­sion. The Supreme Court Case Decem­ber 12, 2019, the Wash­ing­ton State Supreme Court issued its deci­sion on the case of Edward Kil­duff ver­sus  Con­tin­ue Reading

Person Under Investigation Tests Negative for Coronavirus

February 16, 2020 at 5:42 am

San Juan Coun­ty Health & Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices received noti­fi­ca­tion from the State Depart­ment of Health at 3:44pm today that test results for coro­n­avirus (COVID-19) were neg­a­tive for the Per­son Under Inves­ti­ga­tion from San Juan Coun­ty. “We are relieved for this patient and their fam­i­ly, and that the risk to the gen­er­al com­mu­ni­ty remains low. Our local  Con­tin­ue Reading

Thank You!

February 15, 2020 at 5:45 am

Dear Com­mu­ni­ty, Thank you, thank you! San Juan Island School Dis­trict con­tin­ues to be hum­bled by the amaz­ing and over­whelm­ing turnout to sup­port our schools and most impor­tant­ly our stu­dents. Because of your sup­port on this week’s vote to reau­tho­rize our cap­i­tal and tech­nol­o­gy levy, we will be able to ensure safe and mod­ern­ized build­ings,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Little Shop of Horrors Production says Thank You!

February 14, 2020 at 5:49 am

Dear San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty, The Fri­day Har­bor Thes­pi­ans and the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre would like to thank all of you who have been such enthu­si­as­tic sup­port­ers of our the­atre kids. Your sup­port, both finan­cial and emo­tion­al, helped the kids make Lit­tle Shop of Hor­rors a tremen­dous suc­cess which brought joy to all involved.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Are You Considering Selling Your Property?

February 14, 2020 at 5:47 am

By Mer­ri Ann Simon­son Think­ing about sell­ing your prop­er­ty? You may want to con­sid­er research­ing, col­lect­ing and com­plet­ing the items detailed below. This is not a check list for plant­i­ng flow­ers on your porch and paint­ing your front door, you can go to the inter­net for that infor­ma­tion. This list is to pre­pare sell­ers in  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJIEMS 2019 Year-End Statistics

February 14, 2020 at 5:46 am

Fri­day Har­bor, WA – Chances are you’ve had it hap­pen to you a few times. First a siren in the dis­tance, and cars start pulling over. You copy them. Soon you see the lights and strain to see what’s hap­pen­ing. It’s an ambu­lance. You turn to the per­son next to you and say, “Some­one is  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJC Person Under Investigation for Novel Coronavirus

February 14, 2020 at 5:45 am

San Juan Coun­ty has its first per­son under inves­ti­ga­tion relat­ed to the 2019 nov­el coro­n­avirus (COVID-19) glob­al out­break. A per­son under inves­ti­ga­tion is a per­son with symp­toms con­sis­tent with coro­n­avirus infec­tion and who has either recent­ly trav­eled to an affect­ed area, or has had close con­tact with a con­firmed nov­el coro­n­avirus case. Test­ing is cur­rent­ly  Con­tin­ue Reading

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