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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

Ribbon Cutting

November 17, 2012 at 2:06 pm

It was a huge crowd at the grand open­ing cer­e­mo­ny of the new Peace Island Med­ical Cen­ter. Stand­ing room only. Click on the pho­to and see if you rec­og­nize any­one. You prob­a­bly will — the whole town was there. That’s Lenore Bayuk with the scis­sors get­ting ready to cut the rib­bon. We’ll have more pho­tos  Con­tin­ue Reading

Holiday Stuff

November 17, 2012 at 5:50 am

Mark your cal­en­dars before they fill up with too much hol­i­day stuff  — Ellen Roberts pass­es along this sched­ule for Islands A Capella…

Pet of the Week

November 16, 2012 at 4:28 pm

Here’s a new one from the Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor: Meet Son­ny!  This hand­some boy came to Fri­day Har­bor all the way from Texas with his sis­ter, Cher, when their own­er passed away sev­er­al months ago.   A con­cerned fam­i­ly mem­ber had vis­it­ed our shel­ter before and want­ed these beloved pets to come here,  Con­tin­ue Reading

For Immediate Release…

November 16, 2012 at 3:03 pm

Here’s a notice from the San Juan Island Library… Library to replace infor­ma­tion sys­tem Library man­age­ment, with sup­port of the Board of Trustees, met recent­ly to eval­u­ate progress with the recent Library Infor­ma­tion Sys­tem migra­tion. Major issues affect­ing patrons and staff have been addressed, but many remain, and it was judged, the ven­dor will not  Con­tin­ue Reading

From the Mailbag…

November 16, 2012 at 5:53 am

Let’s see what peo­ple are send­ing along for announce­ments.… OK, here’s a good one and wow this is cool: Our very own Dr. Michelle Reynolds of The Tooth Fer­ry den­tal office, has won a nation­al design award. Out­stand­ing Achieve­ment for a New Den­tist Prac­tice. Check this out: http://www.ada.org/news/7908.aspx +++++++++++++++++ And the Sorop­ti­mists sent this over: Sorop­ti­mist  Con­tin­ue Reading

Macbeth with Lighthearted Twists

November 15, 2012 at 6:09 am

Some­thing wicked this way comes…along with a lit­tle song and dance, when San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Theatre’s Fam­i­ly The­atre presents Shakespeare’s Mac­beth this Fri­day through Sun­day, Novem­ber 16–18. Some 60 island ele­men­tary school chil­dren as well as sev­er­al par­ents (see cast list below) are fea­tured in this sto­ry of ambi­tion, pow­er and treach­ery that main­tains its  Con­tin­ue Reading

Marine Water Rescue Technician Course

November 14, 2012 at 5:33 pm

San Juan Island EMS would like to inform the pub­lic that they will be host­ing a Marine Water Res­cue Train­ing in the Gar­ri­son Bay and Yacht Haven Road area. This train­ing will be con­duct­ed on Novem­ber 17th & 18th from 8am till 7pm. This train­ing will involve sev­er­al agen­cies, among them are San Juan Island EMS,  Con­tin­ue Reading

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 out­side  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

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