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

Water’s Edge Lecture Series continues…

November 25, 2012 at 5:30 am

THE NEARSHORE & JUVENILE CHINOOK SALMON Wednes­day Nov. 28th 6:00–7:00pm at the Grange Hall (152 First ST Fri­day Har­bor) What time of the year and how long are juve­nile Chi­nook present in the nearshore envi­ron­ment of the San Juan arch­i­pel­ago? Amidst which shore­line types are they most like­ly to be found? What riv­er or stock  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Lights!

November 24, 2012 at 5:30 am

Annu­al Island Lights Cel­e­bra­tion and Hol­i­day Dec­o­rat­ing Con­test Spon­sored by the San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce Cook­ies, Car­ol­ing, Crafts and LIGHTS! Once again this hol­i­day sea­son, Fri­day Har­bor will be trans­formed into a win­ter won­der­land, as huge light­ed snowflakes adorn the lamp posts and shops sparkle with hol­i­day spir­it. The annu­al Island Lights Cel­e­bra­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading

Good News for Brickworks

November 23, 2012 at 5:26 am

Brick­works Receives $100,000 Match­ing Dona­tion Pledge NOVEMBER 20, 2012 — The San Juan Islands Agri­cul­tur­al Guild is delight­ed to announced its receipt of a new major $100,000 match­ing dona­tion pledge to help pay for build­ing ren­o­va­tions at its Brick­works site in the core of Fri­day Har­bor, San Juan Island.  Under the terms of this pledge,  Con­tin­ue Reading

More Thanks

November 22, 2012 at 12:10 pm

I should have includ­ed this in my ear­li­er “thanks” post below, but I was pret­ty sleepy when I post­ed that and it just real­ly did­n’t hit me til now, but I want to shout out a huge Thank You to Ian Bying­ton. Thank you Ian for being such a great friend through the years, for  Con­tin­ue Reading


November 22, 2012 at 5:36 am

For all the things we have to be thank­ful for, great friends, good neigh­bors, a won­der­ful com­mu­ni­ty to live in with great peo­ple, we also can be thank­ful for ZZ Top. Hap­py Thanks­giv­ing everyone!

Pies! Get yer Pies!

November 20, 2012 at 2:39 pm

This was sent over from the Ele­men­tary School.…

“First Snow”

November 20, 2012 at 12:01 am

Arc­tic Raven Gallery sends along this notice: Our long sum­mer drought is over and the famil­iar rains have made their first appear­ance.  “First Snow” is just around the cor­ner. “Apiqqaa­gun” (Yup’k for first snow) has already arrived in the far north. The tran­si­tion down here will be much more fun as we present the col­or­ful  Con­tin­ue Reading

Voice of Washington Surveys

November 18, 2012 at 11:33 am

Thought you might be inter­est­ed in this… This Jan­u­ary, the State Leg­is­la­ture and Gov­er­nor will be faced with tough choic­es – should trans­porta­tion tax­es be raised or ser­vices be cut? To help deci­­sion-mak­ers, the Wash­ing­ton State Trans­porta­tion Com­mis­sion (WSTC) will soon be send­ing you an on-line sur­vey cov­er­ing trans­porta­tion fund­ing and pol­i­cy issues.  [edi­tor’s note: That would  Con­tin­ue Reading

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