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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

Local Bike Shop Offers Photography Tour

December 12, 2020 at 5:30 am

By Meat Machine Cycles Meat Machine Cycles — Friday Harbor’s only full-service bike repair and rental shop — is offering a new bicycle tour for photography enthusiasts. Meat Machine’s professional photographer will guide guests on a mild bike ride to the most scenic and also lesser-known San Juan Island locations to learn the basic tenets  Continue Reading

Hospital Volunteers Make Thousands of Masks

December 12, 2020 at 5:00 am

By Peace Island Volunteers In March, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peace Island Volunteers organized a mask-making project that would eventually include over 50 individuals making more than 4,400 masks.  The sewers were dubbed the Masketeers. Like the Musketeers, their efforts were helping to protect their community from the COVID saboteur. For the  Continue Reading

Don’t Fear Calling 911 During Pandemic

December 12, 2020 at 4:30 am

By San Juan Island EMS This has been a challenging year. COVID-19 has made many people reluctant to ask for help or see a health care provider, or even worse, caused some to think that they are an added burden if they ask for assistance. We want to reassure the public that you can continue  Continue Reading

APS Pet Of The Week: Rowdy

December 11, 2020 at 5:30 am

By Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Age: Approx 12 years Sex: Male Breed: Cattle Dog mix Application: https://www.apsfh.com/adoption-program/canine-application Rowdy is a staff favorite and with good reason…he is as sweet as they come!  He was recently brought to APS-FH from a rescue group in Texas after his owner passed away.  Rowdy loves going for  Continue Reading

Learn Medicare Basics In Zoom Meeting

December 11, 2020 at 5:00 am

By Island Hospital Do you find Medicare a mystery? Are you unsure which Medicare plan is best for you? Join SHIBA online for a virtual Medicare 101 class where we will cover the “A, B, C, Ds” of Medicare. Our certified SHIBA volunteers will be available to answer all of your questions. The event will  Continue Reading

EDC Hosts Web Professionals Meet Up

December 11, 2020 at 4:30 am

By EDC San Juan County software and web professionals, including retired or aspiring, are invited to a virtual meetup hosted by the Economic Development Council on Thursday, Dec. 17. Our archipelago is home to many people in information-focused professions who work remotely or in local businesses. The goal of this event is to help people  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Directors Series

December 10, 2020 at 7:14 am

By Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival Director Series presents Benjamin Ree’s “The Painter and the Thief,” now playing on-demand at fhff.org through Sunday, Dec. 13.  A scheduled livestream filmmaker Q&A session will follow. Audience members are welcome to participate. The cost to view this film is $5.95. The Director Series provides  Continue Reading

Rookscroft and Company To Reopen This Spring

December 10, 2020 at 5:30 am

Jayne Siroshton, Owner, Rookscroft and Company I am happy to announce that I will be reopening my little shop Rookscroft and Company in town next spring. I know this has been a hard year for many of us and the opportunity to be back in the community and offer a little extra magic and whimsy  Continue Reading

Library Hosts Virtual Writers’ Group

December 10, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan Island Library The next Open Mic Night will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 12, on Zoom. Held on the second Saturday of the month, Open Mic Night is for anyone interested in writing. Don’t be shy, come read your work or just listen. You will be inspired to write more!  Continue Reading

Orcas Recount Starts December 10

December 10, 2020 at 4:30 am

By San Juan County San Juan County Elections will be conducting a recount of the votes cast in Precinct 25, Orcas East, for the Office of Governor. The recount was requested by a representative of a political party.   The San Juan County Canvassing Board has scheduled the recount to begin at 9 a.m., Thursday,  Continue Reading

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