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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

Island Sinfonia

April 19, 2018 at 5:53 am

Celebrating the 33rd season of making musical memories for all ages, Island Sinfonia will perform on San Juan Island on Sunday, April 29, at 3:00 at St. David’s Episcopal Church. The orchestra performs a wide variety of music, ranging from classical favorites to tunes from musicals and operas. Violin, viola, cello, wind, and brass instruments  Continue Reading

The SJC Fair is Booking Entertainment Now

April 19, 2018 at 5:47 am

The 2018 San Juan County Fair is sure to be “Rockin’” this year! Each year the Fair hosts various acts from local to regional (Pacific Northwest) and this year is no exception, however, performance slots are filling up fast. Have you ever wanted to perform at the Fair? Do you have a special talent? Hurry,  Continue Reading

Turn Island Paddle and Beach Clean Up

April 18, 2018 at 5:50 am

Join San Juan Kayak Expeditions and paddle out to Turn Island Wildlife Refuge to clean up the beaches and trails. SJKE will provide double fiberglass kayaks, top of the line kayak gear, transportation to and from the launch site and beach instruction. Earth Day – April 22, 2018 from 12:30 to 3:30pm The trip starts  Continue Reading

PIMC Receives Garden Donation

April 18, 2018 at 5:45 am

PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center receives donation to cancer care garden FRIDAY HARBOR, Washington, April 17, 2018 – A rare spring sunshine cast shadows in the PeaceHealth Peace Island Cancer Care Garden in late March illuminating a beautiful new addition to the space. Nestled near blossoming hellebores, the smooth granite Oki-gata lantern appeared to be  Continue Reading

Keeping Whales Safe: PWWA’s Updated Whale Watching Guidelines

April 18, 2018 at 5:44 am

The Pacific Whale Watch Association (PWWA), a group of 32 whale watch and ecotourism business operators in Washington and British Columbia, announced today an update to its vessel operation guidelines with a focus on safe operation for both commercial and private vessels around whales. These updated standards are the most comprehensive conservation framework in the  Continue Reading

Every 15 Minutes

April 17, 2018 at 5:55 pm

Today was the grim exercise of what can happen when people drink and drive (or are texting while driving or under the influence of marijuana). At the high school, a full scale mock up of a car accident with multiple critical injuries, at least one fatality and a lot of messed up lives took place  Continue Reading

Cycling’s Benefits For Parkinson’s Disease Patients

April 17, 2018 at 5:48 am

The following is a guest article written by Rebecca Evans, a Registered Nurse and Health Writer… While there is still a great deal more not known about Parkinson’s than is known, one of the areas of research in which much progress is being made is that of exercise’s effects on Parkinson’s. While this was once  Continue Reading

San Juan Island School District Community Budget Workshop

April 17, 2018 at 5:40 am

A San Juan Island School District community budget workshop was held by the Board of Directors on March 15, 2018 to review the district current budget status and to identify budget parameters for the upcoming year. Implications of the Educational Programs and Operations Levy (formerly the M&O levy) were also discussed. The goal for the workshop was a  Continue Reading

FHHH New Class: Tai Chi and Beyond!

April 17, 2018 at 5:39 am

Friday Harbor Holistic Health has a new class they’d like to share with you… We are very excited about this move, and this new beginning. It’s a wonderful location, unique in feeling, and full of creative energy. Beginners, all ages and body types are welcome. Tai Chi is not one thing, it is many things:  Continue Reading

Chamber of Commerce Featured Member

April 16, 2018 at 5:49 am

Teren Photography is the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Featured Member of the Month… Christopher Teren Photography and Computer Repair Chris made San Juan Island his home over 20 years ago, and has spent much of that time developing a deep appreciation for the wondrous beauty of the area. His passions as a pilot,  Continue Reading

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