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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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Round the County Race

November 14, 2012 at 2:24 pm

Round the County Race 2012 By Norris Palmer 5:30 a.m. comes early and dark on the west Side of San Juan Island.  But that’s what you have to do to serve on Dennis Pratt’s Race Committee, responsible for starting over 75 sailing vessels with rip roaring, hard corps racing crews on Sunday morning’s start right  Continue Reading

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

November 14, 2012 at 7:52 am

Help is needed for this big event. Minnie Knych sends in this request: “Please help me get the word out.  We need more people to roast turkey and make pies for the Community Thanksgiving Dinner.  There are other volunteer spots open too.  We provide a pre-seasoned turkey in a foil pan — all the volunteer  Continue Reading

PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center

11:17 on 11-17 at 1117 Spring St.

November 13, 2012 at 5:00 am

Just in case you haven’t heard – the open house is this coming Saturday for the new medical center. Here’s the official word from Peace Health: PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center, San Juan Island’s new critical access hospital which will open for business on Monday, Nov. 26, will be open to the community for tours  Continue Reading

San Juan Island Community Home Trust

What else is going on…

November 12, 2012 at 6:05 pm

Wednesday evening the San Juan Community Home Trust is holding it’s 12 annual membership meeting and dessert night with special guest Lisa Byers. Lisa is the Executive Director of OPAL on Orcas Island and a national leader in the CLT (Community Land Trust) movement. She will speak about CLTs, a growing national and international movement of home & land ownership. Everyone is invited! Come learn,  Continue Reading

What to do, what to do…

November 8, 2012 at 6:00 am

Got some time this weekend and nowhere to spend it? Does your Day Timer have some gaps? Wondering how to fill all those empty hours? Well help is on the way. Here are some of the cool things going on this weekend: On Saturday, The Toy Box will celebrate the third annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day. Established by  Continue Reading

That’s called progress, you see?

November 6, 2012 at 4:15 am

They’re raising some dust over there by Printonyx, have you seen it? Well, it’s not really dust exactly, but they’re busy digging in the dirt and pouring a cement foundation for the new building. “What new building?” you ask. Here’s more from Kris: “Our landlords, Gene Gearhart and his wife Susea McGearhart, are building a  Continue Reading

Speaking of Sandy…

November 4, 2012 at 3:43 pm

This just in from Rob Simpson: Many scientists are saying that lethal storms such as Hurricane Sandy are going to become more common in our immediate future. Most attribute this to excess carbon in the atmosphere heating things up and destabilizing our weather systems. But, there is another factor at work here.  GeoEngineering has been  Continue Reading

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