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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

Theater needs a man!

December 11, 2012 at 3:51 pm

This just in: SJCT Needs a Man! San Juan Community Theatre is seeking a man (25-60) for a major role in the play Souvenir.   The role requires expert piano skills and involves a substantial portion of the lines in this hilarious and poignant portrait of Florence Foster Jenkins.  (Jenkins was the inept coloratura heiress whose legendary  Continue Reading

Lighted Boat Parade

December 11, 2012 at 6:30 am

YOU are invited by the Friday Harbor Sailing Club to participate with your boat in the 21st Annual Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 15th in conjunction with the 52nd Annual Santa Ship. ALL sailors and power boaters in San Juan County are welcome to participate.  This wonderful tradition provides a beautiful nautical event during the  Continue Reading

Community Dinner

December 11, 2012 at 6:15 am

Here’s a note from Liz Varvaro up at the school… Greetings Community Dinner Guests! I still can’t believe this is our 5th year gathering for monthly meals. Wednesday, December 12th at 5:30 we meet again for a Southern Style dinner! Chef Andy’s crew and the Baking Class are preparing: Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Mashed Potatoes  Continue Reading

Bluebird Style at the Rumor Mill

December 10, 2012 at 6:03 am

Tom Doenges sends this invitation to everyone: I am now preparing for a songwriter show Wednesday, December 12 at the Rumor Mill. A long time buddy of mine, Bernie from Nashville is coming out to do the show with me and Kate Schuman. We are doing the show Nashville Bluebird style. For those whom have  Continue Reading

And the winners are…

December 9, 2012 at 10:41 am

I just heard from Rebecca Parks over at the Chamber that winners have been chosen for this year’s Holiday Lights decorating contest. And here they are: Best Overall: EarthBox Best Window Display: Lavendera Best Exterior: Stillpoint School Best Interior: The American Legion Best First-time Entry: Supplies Plus (formerly The Office Center) And Rebecca had this  Continue Reading

Coal Ship Crashes Through Dock

December 9, 2012 at 9:47 am

Friday Dec. 7 at 1:00 AM the ocean freighter “Cape Apricot” from Panama ran through and destroyed a coal conveyor system at Westshore Terminals in Vancouver, BC. It destroyed part of the largest of the port’s two berth and spilled an undetermined amount of coal into Georgia Strait.

Holiday Lights

December 9, 2012 at 3:00 am

Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 7, 2012 at 8:02 pm

The tree lighting ceremony drew a pretty good crowd Friday night. Got down there just in time to hear the final song sung by the Elementary School Choir and snap this photo as the ferry came in. Good times!

Letter of Thanks

December 7, 2012 at 7:48 pm

Lenore Bayuk sends along this letter: Letter to Editor December 7, 2012 As Commissioners for San Juan County Public Hospital District #1, we want to express our greatest appreciation to all the former staff of the Inter Island Medical Center.  You all have worked hard to provide healthcare to our community over many years and  Continue Reading

Sixth Wolverine Recognized

December 7, 2012 at 7:26 pm

Clayton Banry to Receive “Sixth Wolverine Award” Between the Friday Harbor High School’s girls and boys basketball games against Bear Creek High School on Saturday, Clayton Banry will receive the first ever “Sixth Wolverine Award”.

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