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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

Sixth Wolverine Recognized

December 7, 2012 at 7:26 pm

Clay­ton Ban­ry to Receive “Sixth Wolver­ine Award” Between the Fri­day Har­bor High School’s girls and boys bas­ket­ball games against Bear Creek High School on Sat­ur­day, Clay­ton Ban­ry will receive the first ever “Sixth Wolver­ine Award”. 

Quiet, Loveable Camel Seeks Winter Home

December 5, 2012 at 8:28 pm

I just heard that Mona the Camel may be leav­ing our island if she can’t find a warmer place for her feet. Her own­er Steve King says her feet get cold in the Win­ter at her cur­rent loca­tion on Roche Har­bor Road (lots of wet runoff on that prop­er­ty) and it’s not good for her  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island Schools named STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Lighthouse

December 5, 2012 at 6:15 am

Sci­ence. Tech­nol­o­gy. Engi­neer­ing. Math­e­mat­ics. The school dis­tric­t’s kids just got a boost from the state in these areas — here’s more from the school dis­tric­t’s Maude Cum­ming: The San Juan Island School Dis­trict has been named one of five STEM Light­house Dis­tricts by the State of Wash­ing­ton via a state-wide com­pe­ti­tion. The Light­house des­ig­na­tion acknowl­edges  Con­tin­ue Reading

Wolverines Basketball

December 5, 2012 at 6:08 am

Mike Mar­tin checks in with some post-game wrap-ups for the Wolver­ine Boys and the Lady Wolver­ines from last Sat­ur­day’s games at South Whid­bey. First, the Ladies… 

Holiday Shopping Hours

December 5, 2012 at 6:00 am

Our good friend Gail over at Cot­ton Cot­ton Cot­ton has an announce­ment for local shop­pers: Atten­tion Hol­i­day Shop­pers! Most local shops down­town are stay­ing open late for your shop­ping plea­sure on Thurs­days in Decem­ber! Start­ing Decem­ber 6th most shops are stay­ing open until 7:00 PM or 8:00 PM. Please call your favorite store to check for  Con­tin­ue Reading

For the troops…

December 4, 2012 at 4:45 pm

This just in from Michelle Lof­tus: Join the Legion Aux­il­iary Wed Dec 5th, 5:30 PM at the San Juan Island Legion down­stairs. They will be pack­ing box­es to send to the troops. Did you know they do this month­ly? Call Min­nie Knych for details 378‑7040. Thank you, Michelle Loftus

At the Water’s Edge Lecture

December 4, 2012 at 5:34 am

Kar­rie Coop­er of the Stew­ard­ship Net­work sends this invi­ta­tion: Decem­ber 6th Thurs­day 6–7pm at the Grange 152 First St N. Fri­day Har­bor WA On Octo­ber 24, 2012, the Elwha Riv­er flowed free again for the first time in almost 100 years. On this over­cast after­noon, the base of the Glines Canyon Dam was notched low enough  Con­tin­ue Reading

Old-Fashioned Christmas Celebration

December 4, 2012 at 5:00 am

Thurs­day, Decem­ber 6, 5:00 pm ‑8:00 pm Join us for a time hon­ored tra­di­tion, where many of the things you remem­ber from long ago are brought to life once again. Vis­it with old friends and make new ones and cel­e­brate the spir­it of the sea­son. Delec­table baked good­ies, Ivar’s Clam Chow­der, hearty chili, hot apple cider  Con­tin­ue Reading

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