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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.

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Community Thanksgiving Dinner

November 14, 2012 at 7:52 am

Help is need­ed for this big event. Min­nie Knych sends in this request: “Please help me get the word out.  We need more peo­ple to roast turkey and make pies for the Com­mu­ni­ty Thanks­giv­ing Din­ner.  There are oth­er vol­un­teer spots open too.  We pro­vide a pre-sea­­soned turkey in a foil pan — all the vol­un­teer  Con­tin­ue Reading

PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center

11:17 on 11–17 at 1117 Spring St.

November 13, 2012 at 5:00 am

Just in case you haven’t heard — the open house is this com­ing Sat­ur­day for the new med­ical cen­ter. Here’s the offi­cial word from Peace Health: Peace­Health Peace Island Med­ical Cen­ter, San Juan Island’s new crit­i­cal access hos­pi­tal which will open for busi­ness on Mon­day, Nov. 26, will be open to the com­mu­ni­ty for tours  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island Community Home Trust

What else is going on…

November 12, 2012 at 6:05 pm

Wednes­day evening the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Home Trust is hold­ing it’s 12 annu­al mem­ber­ship meet­ing and dessert night with spe­cial guest Lisa Byers. Lisa is the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of OPAL on Orcas Island and a nation­al leader in the CLT (Com­mu­ni­ty Land Trust) move­ment. She will speak about CLTs, a grow­ing nation­al and inter­na­tion­al move­ment of home & land own­er­ship. Every­one is invit­ed! Come learn,  Con­tin­ue Reading

What to do, what to do…

November 8, 2012 at 6:00 am

Got some time this week­end and nowhere to spend it? Does your Day Timer have some gaps? Won­der­ing how to fill all those emp­ty hours? Well help is on the way. Here are some of the cool things going on this week­end: On Sat­ur­day, The Toy Box will cel­e­brate the third annu­al Neigh­bor­hood Toy Store Day. Estab­lished by  Con­tin­ue Reading

That’s called progress, you see?

November 6, 2012 at 4:15 am

They’re rais­ing some dust over there by Print­onyx, have you seen it? Well, it’s not real­ly dust exact­ly, but they’re busy dig­ging in the dirt and pour­ing a cement foun­da­tion for the new build­ing. “What new build­ing?” you ask. Here’s more from Kris: “Our land­lords, Gene Gearhart and his wife Susea McGearhart, are build­ing a retail and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Speaking of Sandy…

November 4, 2012 at 3:43 pm

This just in from Rob Simp­son: Many sci­en­tists are say­ing that lethal storms such as Hur­ri­cane Sandy are going to become more com­mon in our imme­di­ate future. Most attribute this to excess car­bon in the atmos­phere heat­ing things up and desta­bi­liz­ing our weath­er sys­tems. But, there is anoth­er fac­tor at work here.  Geo­Engi­neer­ing has been  Con­tin­ue Reading

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