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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

Exhibit To Fill Art Museum Atrium With Fog

November 15, 2020 at 5:30 am

By SJIMA Remem­ber a time on a sum­mer night when you laid on your back and stared at the night sky and felt insignif­i­cant in that vast­ness of space?  In “SPACE, MUSES, ETC.” at the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art, Sam Stub­ble­field intends to deep­en that same sense of awe in us. The fog descends just  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter: Island Leaders Say Stay Home For Holidays

November 15, 2020 at 5:00 am

As cas­es spike dra­mat­i­cal­ly in San Juan Coun­ty, Wash­ing­ton, and the Unit­ed States, we would like to urge islanders to scale back their hol­i­day plans. Over recent months, we’ve been able to enjoy a slow reopen­ing of our islands. Restau­rants, gath­er­ings, shops, gyms, and most recent­ly schools have all made slow progress towards return­ing to a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Stark-Wickman Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

November 15, 2020 at 4:30 am

By San Juan Island Pre­ven­tion Coali­tion The 2020 Wash­ing­ton State Pre­ven­tion Summit’s Award of Excel­lence for Life­time Achieve­ment goes to San Juan Island Pre­ven­tion Coali­tion’s own ded­i­cat­ed and car­ing Exec­u­tive Coor­di­na­tor Cyn­thia Stark-Wick­man. Cyn­thia has cul­ti­vat­ed an uplift­ing and inclu­sive envi­ron­ment so our com­mu­ni­ty can grow in hope, sci­ence, and pos­i­tive outcomes.

Donate To Expand Island Head Start

November 14, 2020 at 5:30 am

By Car­rie Unping­co, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor, San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion As many fam­i­lies in our com­mu­ni­ty have been adverse­ly impact­ed by COVID-19, these impacts are mag­ni­fied when chil­dren don’t have a safe and sup­port­ive place to go to while their par­ents are at work. Please con­sid­er a gift to the Head Start build­ing expan­sion project, right  Con­tin­ue Reading

At-Home COVID Tests: Options, Costs and Process

November 14, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan Coun­ty As we head into what may be the most chal­leng­ing time yet in the COVID cri­sis, we want to share infor­ma­tion about at-home test­ing options. To begin, a few key points: 1. If you are symp­to­matic, con­tact a local health care provider and talk about get­ting test­ed. Stay home until you  Con­tin­ue Reading

Film Fest Screens Jimmy Carter Movie

November 14, 2020 at 4:30 am

Film Fea­tures Carter’s Bond with Musi­cians Dylan, Nel­son, Simon By SJIFF “Jim­my Carter: Rock & Roll Pres­i­dent” will screen on-demand from Sun­day, Nov. 15 through Mon­day, Nov. 30. It opens the “Best of the Fest” series, offer­ing films dur­ing each of the com­ing months.  Read full details and pur­chase tick­ets ($8.50) at www.fhff.org. This remark­able  Con­tin­ue Reading

Two more COVID Cases on Orcas, San Juan

November 13, 2020 at 8:09 pm

By San Juan Coun­ty Two new pos­i­tive COVID-19 test results have been report­ed for San Juan Coun­ty. One each was found on Orcas and San Juan. The total case count for the islands is now 49. Both cas­es are close con­tacts of pre­vi­ous cas­es. If we change our behav­ior, we can stop this recent surge of island  Con­tin­ue Reading

Alisha Merrick of FERN Celebrates Storefront

November 13, 2020 at 5:30 am

By SJI Cham­ber of Com­merce On Nov. 12, the San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce and Fri­day Har­bor May­or Farhad Ghatan host­ed a social­ly dis­tanced rib­bon cut­ting for local artist Alisha Mer­rick. Mer­rick, an active cham­ber mem­ber for many years, opened her shop, FERN, in June. The shop fea­tures local art, jew­el­ry, pot­tery, toys, stick­ers, greet­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

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