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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

Fundraiser for Maleka Morrison

September 27, 2021 at 9:13 pm

Hello everyone… My grandson Sean recently suffered 2 gran mal seizures, urgently needs brain neurosurgery, and their insurance is not contracted with the hospital, nor the surgeon with the most experience to perform it. An account has been set up to assist with what will no doubt be a very expensive and delicate operation. Details  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Film Guide Is Ready

September 27, 2021 at 5:52 am

Dateline: Friday Harbor, WA Friday Harbor Film Festival’s online FILM GUIDE, detailing the 30+ feature films and 30+ short films to be shown at the Livestream/Online Festival on October 14-24, is now available at FHFF.org.  Students have submitted 10+ films that will also be screened. In the FILM GUIDE, click on a poster to access  Continue Reading

Rock Solid support with Suicide Prevention and Escape the Vape Resources on the back of each Student ID Card

September 27, 2021 at 5:47 am

Rock Solid is the youth prevention team with the San Juan Island Prevention Coalition, helping promote health and wellness in our community. Three years ago, Rock Solid reached out to then school principal, Fred Woods, and asked if they could get valuable free resources for Suicide Prevention and Escape the Vape printed on the back  Continue Reading

Fish for Teeth Fish Taco Fundraiser

September 27, 2021 at 5:43 am

Friday, October 1, 11-1:30 is your opportunity to enjoy a legendary Fish Taco from Fish for Teeth. They’re actually burritos, and they’re delicious—made with flakey white rockfish sustainably harvested off the Washington coast, Pablito’s salsa, Tillamook cheese, fresh greens, and a squeeze of lime, all assembled with love from a Fish for Teeth volunteer (which  Continue Reading

HOT TOPIC #55: September 25, 2021

September 25, 2021 at 8:56 pm

COVID-19 updates from San Juan County around subjects on the minds of islanders FAQ on Booster Doses  The CDC and FDA recently granted approval for the delivery of booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine to certain fully vaccinated individuals. This Hot Topic will attempt to answer some of the most common questions about this new  Continue Reading

EDC invites input from businesses, residents, on WSF service disruptions

September 25, 2021 at 7:45 am

  The EDC invites island business owners, workers and residents to participate in a survey regarding Washington State Ferries service disruptions this past summer.  Islanders are invited to participate in the survey here:  https://forms.gle/uzXU6vy3tujUyuSR9 Anecdotal information and data derived from the survey will be used to better understand economic and other impacts from ferry service  Continue Reading

CMS Will Pay for COVID-19 Booster Shots, Eligible Consumers Can Receive at No Cost

September 25, 2021 at 7:36 am

Coverage without cost-sharing available for eligible people with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, and Most Commercial Health Insurance Coverage Following the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent action that authorized a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for certain high-risk populations and a recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Centers for  Continue Reading

Weekly Covid Case Update

September 24, 2021 at 12:25 pm

Since the last update on Friday September 17th, there have been eight new confirmed or probable cases in San Juan County. Current total case count is now 300. Of these eight new cases, initial investigations indicate that three appear to have occurred in fully vaccinated individuals. There are approximately nine unvaccinated close contacts of positive  Continue Reading

A Carbon-Free Adventure!

September 24, 2021 at 5:51 am

Follow OPALCO’s EV Road Trip in October: Starting October 6th, an exclusive team from OPALCO (Communication Specialist Krista Bouchey and the “Switch it up pup” Pepper) will be driving the Co-op’s Kia Niro 100% electric vehicle (EV) to Eastern Washington and back, making stops to visit wind and hydro projects, innovative public power projects and  Continue Reading

Food For Imagination

September 24, 2021 at 5:50 am

One physician described the “beautiful formation” of the human body as inspiration for art.  Go Figure!  celebrating the human form, has just opened at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) in Friday Harbor. Visitors and residents are invited to experience art of the human body as it tells stories, expresses emotion and celebrates  Continue Reading

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