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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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San juan community theater Holiday Festival - Just Imagine

Just Imagine…

November 30, 2012 at 4:00 am

Here’s a big event we’re excited to tell you about: “Just Imagine” Tickets are now on sale for the San Juan Community Theater 2012 Holiday Festival. With a lineup that includes the Northwest’s most charismatic auctioneer, mouth-watering culinary creations, dancing to one of the island’s best, and live musical treats throughout, San Juan Community Theatre’s  Continue Reading

What’s Going On…

November 29, 2012 at 4:50 am

Here are some things happening this week you might want to be aware of. First off, the Ski Bus has been running for years, but is in danger of being cancelled this year due to lack of enrollment. If you want to do the Ski Bus, better get signed up before December 3rd. Here are  Continue Reading

Tough Loss in Season Opener

November 28, 2012 at 12:21 pm

Mike Martin, the “Voice of the Wolverines” sends this report in: The Friday Harbor Wolverines opened up their basketball season with a tough non-conference road loss to the Burlington-Edison Tigers, 60-37. Burlington’s pressure defense made it tough for Wolverine shooters all night long. Every pass was tipped, every shot was contested and every rebound was  Continue Reading

Welcome Morgan!

November 28, 2012 at 5:26 am

Island Rec Welcomes a New Team Member Island Rec is excited to welcome their new Recreation Specialist, Morgan Johnston.  Morgan’s primary responsibilities are the planning and organization of Island Rec’s sports, outdoor, adult and fitness programs. Morgan received her degree in Recreation from Western Washington University in 2010.  She has worked for Richland Parks and  Continue Reading

It’s raining cats and…. more cats!

November 28, 2012 at 5:15 am

Cat and Kitten Adoption Special Now! If you’ve stopped by the animal shelter in the last few weeks you’ve probably noticed something….lots and lots of cats.  Cats in the lobby, cats in the hallway and cats in the isolation areas…even cats in the restroom.  So, for a limited time only, the Friday Harbor Animal Shelter  Continue Reading


November 28, 2012 at 5:12 am

Cow and Pig belong to Steve and Laurie on Roche Harbor Road, they have a Facebook page for them: https://www.facebook.com/CowandPig Here’s a posting from their page:

Boys Basketball Season Preview

November 27, 2012 at 8:52 am

This story is provided by the “Voice of the Wolverines”, Mike Martin. Listen to him broadcast tonight’s game on the internet at: www.fhTinyRadio.com and in Downtown Friday Harbor at 1650 AM. Friday Harbor High School Varsity Boys Season Preview When the boys’ season tips off tonight at 5:45 at Burlington-Edison High School there will be  Continue Reading

Things Going On

November 27, 2012 at 4:31 am

Aaron Shepard got a great shot of a Trumpeter Swan on Egg Lake this past Saturday. Thanks for the photo, Aaron! ++++++++++++++ Give Blood! Wednesday, November 28 Noon until 6:00 PM Mullis Community Senior Center Walk ins welcome. Donors with appointments have priority at registration. For information or to set an appointment, contact Curt Van  Continue Reading

Pet of the Week

November 26, 2012 at 5:38 am

Hi there!  I’m Jake.  As you can see I’m a handsome boy of about seven years old.  My previous owner went away to college and I was left without a home. I have perfect manners and get along well with other dogs. Cats are a different story as I find them delightful to chase…. 

What’s Going On?

November 26, 2012 at 4:23 am

Here are some cool things coming up this week, next week and one cool event from last week that you might want to take a look at: Join San Juan Island National Historical Park staff and volunteers for the annual old-fashioned Holiday Social, tree-trimming and cookie potluck from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, December 8,  Continue Reading

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