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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

Join San Juan County Boards For Fair, San Juan Island Library, More

April 7, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan County The San Juan County Council is searching for San Juan County citizens to fill current and upcoming vacancies on various boards and commissions. Additional information about each committee is available on the county’s website at http://sanjuanco.com/641/Board-Committee-Vacancies. Those interested in serving on a board or advisory committee should fill out an advisory  Continue Reading

County, Nonprofits Host Mobile Dental Visits On San Juan, Orcas, Lopez

April 6, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan County Residents of San Juan County who don’t have dental insurance or who are covered by Medicaid, which is called Apple Health in Washington, can get free or reduced-cost dental care at upcoming mobile clinics on each of the islands. This is a public-private partnership making dental care available. Data from 2019  Continue Reading

American Legion Offers Scholarships, Encourages All To Apply

April 6, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Minnie Knych, American Legion Post 163 Auxiliary  The American Legion offers scholarships, and students should apply even if they think they aren’t eligible.  American Legion Scholarships Over $203,500 in scholarships is awarded each year to the top winners in the American Legion National Oratorical Contest. The state winners of the contest receive $5,000 for  Continue Reading

Apply For Washington State COVID Relief Grants For Agriculture

April 6, 2021 at 4:30 am

From the Washington State Department of Agriculture The Washington State Department of Agriculture’s COVID-19 Sector Recovery grants are available thanks to a partnership with the Washington State Department of Commerce, and will provide grant funds to small businesses in four sectors: Small-scale shellfish growers Farmers market organizations Agritourism farms Small breweries, cideries, wineries, and distilleries  Continue Reading

Island Rec Hosts Beginners’ Dungeons and Dragons Class

April 5, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Island Rec Island Rec is offering a Dungeons and Dragons beginner Zoom class. Join Joshua Mellinger and Luke Otis for their junior project program. Dungeons and Dragons builds teamwork, problem-solving skills and creative thinking. And most of all it is fun! This class will be held over Zoom. Joshua and Luke will provide all  Continue Reading

Join Spring Street International School Lecture On Herbalism

April 5, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Spring Street International School   Don’t miss out on Spring Street International School’s final event in our 2021 virtual nature speaker series, featuring herbalist Callie North at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 14.   Register for the event here.   North co-owns and runs two businesses on Lopez Island: a brick-and-mortar shop Northsea Apothecary and  Continue Reading

San Juan Island Sculpture Park Hiring Summer Position

April 5, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Island Sculpture Park San Juan Island Sculpture Park is looking for an activity coordinator from June through September. Duties include helping to select and facilitate two artist positions for our community art events scheduled every Saturday from June 19 through Sept. 4. Advance work would include event promotion and coordinating with artists.  Continue Reading

Section of Southbound Mullis Street In Friday Harbor Closes For Two Weeks

April 4, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor is continuing construction on a Mullis Street roundabout, and the existing pavement will be demolished this week to prepare a subbase for the roadway. Mullis Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic for vehicles traveling northbound from Monday, April 5 to about  Continue Reading

Should You Travel During Spring Break? San Juan County Provides Advice

April 4, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan County Cases are rising across the United States, Washington and here in San Juan County. No one knows for sure how steep this next wave of cases will be or how long it will last. The expectation is that it could be severe (variants + very relaxed precautions = more COVID), but  Continue Reading

Letter: Consider An Off-Island Vaccination

April 4, 2021 at 4:30 am

By Susan West, San Juan Island Island Drug, in Oak Harbor, has hundreds of vaccine appointments available each day online for eligible recipients. Signing up is easy, and receiving the vaccine is free.   Island Drug has all three brands of vaccine — the one-and-done Johnson & Johnson, the Pfizer which is approved for anyone  Continue Reading

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