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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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Theater Show CANCELLED

October 5, 2013 at 8:23 am

Bad news… the performers are in Wyoming and they are snowed in. This weekend’s performance of Beleza is cancelled. Please contact SJCT for more info. www.sjctheatre.org

Putting Some Feelers Out

October 4, 2013 at 12:40 pm

This is just an idea at this point, but SJCT and Island Stage Left want to put some feelers out there and see how much interest there is. If you’re interested in this, send an email and let them know… Ed. Note: – This post is updated to include the following: This is a joint idea  Continue Reading

Stunning Sausage & Sage Pasta

October 4, 2013 at 5:55 am

Chef Hobbes is at it in the kitchen again… This pasta is the Bomb Baby! (Sorry I’ve been watching too much Breaking Bad!) Recipe for two: 2 English bangers cut into 1/2″ rounds 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 15 leaves fresh sage, finely chopped 1 sprig fresh rosemary, finely chopped 1 pinch  Continue Reading

Invitation from Suzie Thomas

October 4, 2013 at 5:40 am

Suzie Thomas sends over an invitation for you to join in her upcoming gatherings… Creating Altars: A Gathering for Spiritual Transformation When we gather together in the name of unity, and intuitively, non-logically, build a Medicine Wheel or an Altar, we conjure our way into the soul of the earth. We then can ask Her  Continue Reading

WIC services in Washington given 30-day reprieve during federal shutdown

October 4, 2013 at 5:38 am

Despite the federal government shutdown, Washington’s Women, Infants, and Children food and nutrition program has funding to continue service through October. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reallocated funding to cover the costs for the month. The reprieve comes just in time for Washington’s WIC Nutrition Program, which had only enough remaining funds to  Continue Reading

Candy Barrels!

October 4, 2013 at 5:06 am

Just got this note from Nick Power of the Kiwanis about candy collection beginning next week. Thanks Nick! Please let your readers know that this upcoming Monday, Kiwanis will place candy donation barrels at The Marketplace and Friday Harbor Drug so that people who wish to contribute candy to the heavily tricked and treated neighborhoods  Continue Reading

Fish For Teeth at Ace Hardware Friday

October 3, 2013 at 10:23 am

Fish for Teeth is funding its tooth-fixing efforts with another batch of fabulous FISH TACOS! The “Taco Team” will be at the Friday Harbor Ace Hardware this Friday from 11-2pm. These huge, tasty tacos are only $7 each, and are filled with wild Alaskan rockfish, Pablito’s salsa, and other premium ingredients. “People rave about these  Continue Reading

Reminder – Chili Cook-Off and Artstock at Brickworks!

October 3, 2013 at 8:42 am

On Saturday, October 5th, from 3:30-7:00pm, the Island Harvest Chili Cook-off and the Artstock Art Market will bring a little something for everyone to Brickworks. Competing for best chili at the event will be: Coho Restaurant Pablito’s Taqueria Cask and Schooner Ernie’s Cafe Mike’s Café Friday Harbor High School’s Food for Thought Program (2013 Chili  Continue Reading

Author Event at Griffinbay Books

October 3, 2013 at 5:50 am

It began with a frantic late-night 911 call from a woman in a remote, dusty little Arizona border town, reporting that she and her husband and their 9-year-old daughter had been shot by a camouflage-bedecked gang wielding guns, barging into their home and pretending to be Border Patrol officers. The woman survived her wounds, but  Continue Reading

American Sign Language Class for Kids

October 3, 2013 at 5:45 am

It is not too late to enroll your child in the on-island ASL class that begins this Thursday, October 3rd, 3:30pm in the Science Room of Spring Street International School. Sessions begin this Thursday for children ages 7-10. These classes are free and offer a wonderful opportunity to introduce children to language exploration and cultural awareness.  Continue Reading

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