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Hayley Day

Hayley Day has been a community journalist for over a decade. She has written for Pacific Northwest publications such as The Journal of the San Juan Islands, Salish Current and Haida Gwaii Observer. Before moving to San Juan Island, she wrote about culture and entertainment in her hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. View her work at www.HayleyDay.com.

Recent Posts by Hayley

Bird Watch At The San Juan Island Sculpture Park

June 16, 2021 at 4:30 am

From the San Juan Island Sculp­ture Park Join us from 8–10 a.m. every third Wednes­day of the month through Sep­tem­ber to watch for our fine feath­ered friends at the San Juan Island Sculp­ture Park locat­ed next to Roche Har­bor Resort. The next event is Wednes­day, June 16. Phil Green, a local bird enthu­si­ast and mem­ber of the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Online San Juan County Land Bank Meeting Friday

June 16, 2021 at 4:00 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Land Bank The San Juan Coun­ty Land Bank Com­mis­sion will hold its month­ly meet­ing 8:30–11:15 a.m. June 18 via Zoom. The pub­lic is invit­ed to attend. Click here to down­load the agen­da, includ­ing the Zoom link, and meet­ing mate­ri­als. To learn more about your Con­ser­va­tion Land Bank, vis­it sjclandbank.org. If you’re inter­est­ed  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Stage Left presents ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ set after 1918 Pandemic

June 15, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Island Stage Left Island Stage Left presents “Much Ado About Noth­ing” on San Juan Island 8 p.m. Thurs­­days-Sun­­days, July 8‑Aug. 8. This is the biggest gam­ble Island Stage Left has ever tak­en. The cast and crew are about to be paid, cos­tumes are being sewn, oth­ers have been bought, the set is near­ly fin­ished and now  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Library Summer Reading Program Kicks off June 18

June 15, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Island Library San Juan Island Library’s Tails and Tales Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram kicks off June 18 with in-per­­son and online pro­grams for chil­dren, tweens and teens. Start­ing June 18,  free Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram Starter Kits will be ready for pick up dur­ing the library’s open ser­vice hours from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues­days, Thurs­days,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Adopt Orcas Island Stray Indoor Cat at Friday Harbor Animal Shelter

June 15, 2021 at 4:30 am

From the Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor Age: Approx­i­mate­ly 4 years old Sex: Female Breed: Domes­tic Short­hair, Gray Appli­ca­tion: www.apsfh.com/adoption-program/feline-application Mon­i­ca is a delight­ful, beau­ti­ful gray kit­ty look­ing for a hap­py new home. Mon­i­ca was orig­i­nal­ly brought in as a stray on Orcas Island, how­ev­er, she was sad­ly nev­er reclaimed. She is a peace­ful, tran­quil kit­ty and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Learn Woodworking from San Juan Island Cabinetmakers

June 14, 2021 at 5:00 am

Class Intend­ed to Cre­ate Jobs   From the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil Islanders seek­ing new careers are invit­ed to learn wood­work­ing basics in a free class offered by the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil. This course is intend­ed to help peo­ple gain job skills and obtain eco­nom­ic sta­bil­i­ty. Jean Shear­er and Nicholas  Con­tin­ue Reading

Help San Juan County Land Bank Clear Noxious Weeds

June 14, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Land Bank We cel­e­brat­ed Nation­al Trails Day by clear­ing inva­sive Himalayan black­ber­ry along the trails at West­side Pre­serve. Thank you to every­one that vol­un­teered and helped cel­e­brate with us! We’re going to keep the par­ty going and have sched­uled more oppor­tu­ni­ties to remove nox­ious weeds before they get estab­lished on the pre­serves. Please  Con­tin­ue Reading

State Utility Disconnect Moratorium to end July 31, Set Up OPALCO Payment Plan Today

June 13, 2021 at 5:30 am

From OPALCO Wash­ing­ton State Gov. Jay Inslee is expect­ed to lift the mora­to­ri­um on all util­i­ty dis­con­nects July 31. Since the begin­ning of the pan­dem­ic, OPALCO has worked with its mem­bers to offer bill-pay assis­tance and long-term pay­ment options for those who have fall­en behind on their bills. Mem­bers who have pay­ment plans in place will not  Con­tin­ue Reading

Learn How to be a Construction Trainer In Free, Online Class

June 13, 2021 at 5:00 am

From the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil Trades­peo­ple seek­ing a sec­ond career are invit­ed to an online sem­i­nar called Work as a Con­struc­tion Train­er offered by the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil. Rich Jones, co-own­er and train­ing direc­tor of South Sound Res­i­den­tial LLC, and Al Audette, edu­ca­tion and work­force devel­op­ment direc­tor at the BIAW, will speak  Con­tin­ue Reading

Enroll in Skagit Valley College Summer and Fall Classes

June 13, 2021 at 4:30 am

Unem­ploy­ment Could Cov­er Work­er Retrain­ing   From Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Did you know you can reg­is­ter now for sum­mer and fall quar­ters at Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege? Sum­mer class­es begin July 6 and fall class­es begin Sept. 21, offer­ing online, hybrid and in-per­­son options. Applied Bach­e­lors Earn a bach­e­lor of applied sci­ence in envi­ron­men­tal con­ser­va­tion, and  Con­tin­ue Reading

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