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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

San Juan Fire And Rescue Stops Apartment Kitchen Fire

March 22, 2021 at 7:42 am

From San Juan Fire and Rescue On Saturday, March 20, quick action by children, neighbors and San Juan Island Fire and Rescue prevented a small kitchen appliance fire from spreading or causing any injuries. While children were playing outside of a multi-family residence, they were interrupted by a loud fire alarm from one of the  Continue Reading

Alchemy Art Center Spearheads Community Mural At San Juan Islands Sculpture Park

March 22, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Alchemy Art Center Many may remember Alchemy Art Center’s community Salmon Mural Project, which first started in the beginning phases of the pandemic early last year. Now, we are partnering with the San Juan Islands Sculpture Park to create another salmon, on-site, for permanent installation. Every Sunday from June 20 to Sept. 19, visitors  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Soroptimists Donate $5K So Locals Can Buy Fresh Produce

March 22, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Friday Harbor Soroptimists Friday Harbor Soroptimists have donated $5,000 to the Fresh Bucks Program managed on behalf of Nourish to Flourish by the Joyce Sobel Family Resource Center. The program provides matches for family spending on fruits and vegetables to increase the amount of fresh produce in their diets. The Farmers Market and San  Continue Reading

Ferry Workers Eligible For Vaccine, WSF Reminds Travelers To Limit Trips

March 22, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Washington State Ferries Please continue to limit ferry travel to essential trips. Despite increasing COVID-19 vaccinations and lower case numbers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends we delay travel if possible. That’s why we continue to ask the public to limit rides on our ferries to essential purposes only. If you  Continue Reading

Celebrate Earth Day Throughout April In San Juans

March 21, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the Stewardship Network of the San Juans “Here we all are, with nothing but our wit and our will to save the world.” – Samuel L. Jackson. We might not have a vibranium shield, a fancy metal suit designed by Tony Stark, or a hammer only we can lift, but we can still be  Continue Reading

San Juan County Jury Selections, Trials Resume

March 21, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan County The San Juan County Superior Court and District Court are once again resuming jury trials, after postponing trials in November of 2020 due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. Thanks to transmission rates falling regionally and statewide, and technological and physical updates to the courtrooms to improve safety measures, both courts  Continue Reading

Letter: High School Booster Club Says Vote Yes For Island Rec Levy

March 21, 2021 at 4:30 am

From the Purple and Gold Booster Club The Purple and Gold Booster Club fully endorses the Island Rec levy renewal. We support Friday Harbor High School by running concessions at the games and collecting tickets for events. We fill in some of the gaps that are not covered by the Island Rec levy such as  Continue Reading

Join Island Rec’s Kids Hiking Club, Teen Open Gym

March 20, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Island Rec Hiking Club Third-fifth graders can join this club and explore some trails from 1-3 p.m., Wednesdays. Parents must drop-off and pick up at each trailhead. Sign up for one or all. Dates and Locations: March 24: Mount Finlayson March 31: Lime Kiln State Park April 7: English Camp and Young Hill April  Continue Reading

PeaceHealth To Receive 50 First-Dose COVID Vaccines This Week

March 20, 2021 at 5:00 am

From PeaceHealth On March 17, the Washington State Department of Health expanded vaccination to people in the Phase 1B Tier 2 eligibility category. This category includes high-risk critical workers who work in certain congregate settings: agriculture; fishing vessel crews; food processing; grocery stores; corrections; prisons, jails or detention centers; public transit; remaining first responders, and  Continue Reading

Letter: Island Rec’s Value Exceeds Tax Contribution

March 20, 2021 at 4:30 am

By Gib and Jen Black, San Juan Island Please join us in supporting Island Rec by voting in favor of renewing its levy. Our family, like many here on San Juan Island, receive a value from Island Rec that far exceeds what we contribute in taxes. We benefit from daily walks at the Gravel Pit  Continue Reading

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