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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

Hospital Trail Construction Begun

May 21, 2013 at 5:30 am

Volunteers are needed to help with construction of the loop trail being built at Peace Island Medical Center. The second work party will be held on Saturday, May 25th at 9:00 am. This destination trail is also a spur off the Airport Trail section of the American Camp Trail. This project is being done by volunteer  Continue Reading

Tillie Takes a Taxi

May 20, 2013 at 5:50 am

Tillie the Orca caught a ride with San Juan Taxi today. Photo by Susan Juul. Thanks Susan!

J-Pod is Back

May 20, 2013 at 5:46 am

Jim Maya of Maya’s Westside Charters was out last week and got some great shots to share with you of the triumphant return of J-Pod after more than 70 days away and travelling down to the coast of California. Click here to see photos of them home again. Thanks for sharing Jim!

SALT: The Only Rock We Eat

May 20, 2013 at 5:40 am

San Juan Island Grange #966 is sponsoring a program on Salt, Wednesday May 22, 2013 at the Grange Hall; the program begins at 7:00 pm, preceded by a potluck at 6:00 pm—all are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Brady Ryan of San Juan Island Sea Salt will discuss some of the fascinating aspects of the  Continue Reading

Conscientious Projector Series

May 20, 2013 at 5:19 am

Here’s Rob Simpson with this month’s installment of the Conscientious Projector Series: In response to many requests, I will have dvd copies of last month’s Ho’Oponopono / interview with Dr. Len for whomever wants one. Monday, I had hoped we’d be watching the Disclosure film, but it turns out the DVD’s will not be out  Continue Reading

Happy Video

May 19, 2013 at 4:02 am

Here’s a fun video for a Sunday morning. Enjoy!

Decisions, decisions…

May 18, 2013 at 11:30 am

The Tease is playing tonight at the Rumor Mill starting at 8:00. The Chameleons are at Herb’s starting around 9:00.

How the Electricity Got Here

May 18, 2013 at 5:40 am

Check out this video made in 1951 by the Bonneville Power Administration, that shows the manufacturing, delivery and laying of the first power cable from the mainland to the islands. It’s from the history section on OPALCO’s website and there are more videos on Opalco’s YouTube site. Pretty cool!

This is Our Town: Shannon Evans

May 17, 2013 at 5:55 am

Shannon Evans is a 2nd grade teacher at Friday Harbor Elementary School, where she has taught since 2006. She and her daughter Joanna, a 5th grader at FHES, moved to the island for the Mayberry-esque community and the inspiring natural beauty. Click here to read more. ThisIsOurTown.com is a glimpse of the people and businesses that  Continue Reading

Letters About Literature State Finalist Awards!

May 17, 2013 at 5:45 am

Congratulations to Ula Grace and Eden Light, two Stillpoint School students who were chosen as state semifinalists in the 2013 Letters About Literature program! Ula, a graduating 6th grader, and Eden, a 5th grade student, were chosen from approximately 3,400 students in Washington State to be selected as state semifinalists! Letters About Literature (LAL) is  Continue Reading

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