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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

Vote For Your Favorite San Juan Scarecrow

October 21, 2020 at 5:30 am

The San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce and the Friends of the Library are host­ing a San Juan Island Scare­crow Con­test. Below are the loca­tions of the entered scare­crows and their cre­ators.  Enter your top three favorites on a bal­lot at the San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce, 165 1st St. South, or email becki@sanjuanisland.org.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Purple Lights Honor Domestic Violence Victims

October 21, 2020 at 5:00 am

By SAFE San Juans For the month of Octo­ber, SAFE San Juans hopes to make the islands glow pur­ple in hon­or of the vic­tims of domes­tic vio­lence. The tra­di­tion of using Pur­ple Night Lights to hon­or those who have (or are) suf­fer­ing from domes­tic vio­lence began in Cov­ing­ton, Wash­ing­ton in 2006. Since pur­ple is the cause col­or  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letters: Vote Hughes and Minney

October 21, 2020 at 4:30 am

By Susan Kol­let, San Juan Island A vote for Rick Hugh­es for Coun­cil Dist. 2 and Chris­tine Min­ney for Dist. 1 will pro­vide a won­der­ful bal­ance to the three-mem­ber coun­cil. At such a crit­i­cal junc­ture, the con­ti­nu­ity and exper­tise Rick brings to the office will ben­e­fit our com­mu­ni­ty and put the coun­ty in a bet­ter  Con­tin­ue Reading

In-Person Classes for San Juan Island Grades K‑2

October 20, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan Island School Dis­trict At a spe­cial school board meet­ing on Mon­day, Oct. 19, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors approved a hybrid return to in-per­­son learn­ing for kinder­garten through 2nd grade. At the begin­ning of the school year, the dis­trict stat­ed that after the first nine weeks of teleschool the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letters: Why I’m Voting Wolf

October 20, 2020 at 4:30 am

By Michael Dur­land, Orcas Island A cou­ple of weeks ago I list­ed a num­ber of actions by this cur­rent San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil that I said were in vio­la­tion of their oath of office and the San Juan Coun­ty Char­ter. My main con­cern is why this coun­cil instruct­ed or allowed their attor­ney to argue in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec Offers Youth Afternoon Recess, Skate Night

October 19, 2020 at 8:50 pm

By Island Rec Island Rec has great new in-per­­son offer­ings for youth this fall! Join us, start­ing Oct. 20 for, after­noon recess, for K‑5th grade. Get your wig­gles out at Linde Park after a full day of vir­tu­al learning.

Artist Combines Technology and Tides at San Juans Art Museum

October 19, 2020 at 5:30 am

By SJIMA Cre­ative peo­ple “look at the world dif­fer­ent­ly; it’s part of the job,” observed artist-archi­­tect Sam Stub­ble­field. The glow­ing lights in the glass win­dows of the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art hint at the mys­tery of his instal­la­tion “SPACE, MUSES, ETC.” He aims to blur the bound­aries between art, engi­neer­ing and design. SJIMA  Con­tin­ue Reading

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Film Q&A at Film Fest

October 19, 2020 at 5:00 am

By Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val “Love is the Way” brings togeth­er voic­es speak­ing in defense of the Arc­tic Nation­al Wildlife Refuge, high­light­ing the gen­er­a­tions of stew­ard­ship by Gwich’in and Iñu­pi­aq peo­ple. Inspired in part by footage of the late pho­tog­ra­ph­er Michio Hoshi­no, this film explores the friend­ships, val­ues, and sto­ries shaped by the place and  Con­tin­ue Reading

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