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

Real Estate News

November 3, 2021 at 5:48 am

This is the Novem­ber 1st Real Estate Mar­ket Snap Shot for San Juan Island.  The infor­ma­tion was pro­vid­ed by the Simon­son and Zam­brovitz Team that work at Cold­well Banker San Juan Islands.

It’s Audition Time

November 3, 2021 at 5:45 am

Audi­tions for San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Theatre’s Win­ter Play The Curi­ous Sav­age on Sat­ur­day, Novem­ber 13th  San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre is ecsta­t­ic to announce our win­ter play: The Curi­ous Sav­age, which will run from Feb­ru­ary 18 — March 6, 2022. A clas­sic gem of a show, The Curi­ous Sav­age by John Patrick fits in beau­ti­ful­ly with our 2021–22 Sea­son, “A Sea­son of Kind­ness”.  The pro­tag­o­nist of the play, Mrs.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter from Victoria

November 3, 2021 at 5:44 am

In the SJ Update mail­bag this morn­ing there is this let­ter to you from Vic­to­ria Comp­ton… Dear Island Neigh­bors, Thank you infi­nite­ly for your words of encour­age­ment, your advice, and for shar­ing your thoughts about our island’s Port dur­ing my cam­paign. I was so proud and hum­bled to be able to car­ry your hopes for  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJI Fire & Rescue is Seeking Volunteers

November 3, 2021 at 5:38 am

Become a Vol­un­teer Emer­gency Respon­der with San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue  San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue (SJIF&R) is seek­ing vol­un­teers to join our com­pre­hen­sive emer­gency ser­vices agency, in a num­ber of roles to serve our islands’ com­mu­ni­ties. Become part of an emer­gency ser­vices orga­ni­za­tion with a cul­ture of team­work and cama­raderie, focused on  Con­tin­ue Reading

Unexpected Success

November 2, 2021 at 5:44 am

Wolf Hol­low shares this sto­ry of a Great Blue Heron they took care of in Sep­tem­ber… Our most notable patient in Sep­tem­ber was a Great Blue Heron. This adult heron arrived near the begin­ning of the month, thin and unable to fly. When we did an intake exam and took radi­ographs, we dis­cov­ered that the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter about Mullis Center Election

November 2, 2021 at 5:40 am

In today’s mail­bag, Bon­nie Sliger shares this with you… My name is Bon­nie Sliger and I am run­ning for a posi­tion on the Mullis Cen­ter Dis­trict Com­mit­tee.  If you are 60 and over or are dis­abled, and live in the San Juan Dis­trict, please be sure to vote Novem­ber 8th thru 11th at the Mullis Cen­ter  Con­tin­ue Reading

Scarecrow Contest Winners

November 1, 2021 at 12:04 pm

The Friends of the Library and the Cham­ber of Com­merce thank all the par­tic­i­pants and vot­ers! It was a close race among all of the cre­ative scare­crows. It was so much fun to see them all and we can’t wait to see what the com­mu­ni­ty comes up with for next year! 1st place For­rest Sprite 2nd  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fall Colors

November 1, 2021 at 5:50 am

Shan­non Dean shares this pho­to of fall col­ors on a beau­ti­ful last day of Octo­ber here in Fri­day Har­bor. Thanks for shar­ing Shannon!

SJCT Covid Policy

November 1, 2021 at 5:40 am

San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre Updat­ed Covid-19 Pol­i­cy as of 10/28/2021: Rapid Tests Now Avail­able  Main­stage per­for­mances return to San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre with the first live musi­cal pro­duc­tion in two years – Mam­ma Mia! Run­ning Novem­ber 5 thru Novem­ber 21, 2021. As we open our first major pro­duc­tion since the begin­ning of the pan­dem­ic, safe­ty is our high­est  Con­tin­ue Reading

In the Mailbag…

November 1, 2021 at 5:39 am

In the SJ Update mail­bag today we have this let­ter from Alice Deane… Please be sure to vote in the very impor­tant upcom­ing elec­tion for Dis­trict Com­mit­tee mem­bers of the Mullis Senior Cen­ter. The true and cor­rect infor­ma­tion on what has become a very con­tentious elec­tion can be found at the Mullis Cen­ter web­site www.mulliscenter.org The  Con­tin­ue Reading

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