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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 Community Theater Presents Play with Actors age 7–18

July 30, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre Ear­li­er in San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Theatre’s Sum­mer Sea­son, young thes­pi­ans per­formed the musi­cal “Could You Hug A Cac­tus?”  Now it’s the old­er kids’ turn to show off their hard work.  Kids ages 7–18 have been rehears­ing dai­ly to bring canine mag­ic to the stage. With a high-spir­it­ed score, lov­able char­ac­ters and an  Con­tin­ue Reading

Artists to Paint Friday Harbor Mural of Local Flora and Fauna in August

July 29, 2021 at 5:30 am

From town of Fri­day Har­bor The Town of Fri­day Har­bor invites the pub­lic to view the instal­la­tion of a mur­al along Blair Avenue the first week of August. The mur­al will be cre­at­ed on the long wall behind Earth­box Inn and Spa. The pro­posed con­cept by Pouls­bo artists Josh Ben­nett and Cory Ander­son is a trib­ute  Con­tin­ue Reading

Receive Free Training and Testing to be a Home Care Aide

July 29, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil Those seek­ing to enter health care careers, obtain side income while help­ing their neigh­bors or boost per­son­al care busi­ness are invit­ed to get free Home Care Aide train­ing through a pro­gram offered by the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil in part­ner­ship with Cor­ner­stone Health­care Train­ing. Stu­dents will receive free train­ing,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor RV Dump Station Re-opens with Limited Access

July 28, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the town of Fri­day Har­bor The RV dump sta­tion locat­ed in Fri­day Har­bor on Har­bor Street (across from the waste­water treat­ment plant) has been reopened with lim­it­ed, secured access.  The sta­tion has been closed due to a deposit of unknown chem­i­cals in the sewage that proved harm­ful to treat­ment process­es at the waste­water treat­ment plant.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Last Chance to See Alchemy Art’s July Artist in Residence Thursday

July 28, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Alche­my Art Cen­ter July Artist in Res­i­dence Amy Simons has been hard at work cre­at­ing an incred­i­bly beau­ti­ful series of mono­type prints dur­ing her time at Alche­my. Come see what she’s cre­at­ed 6–9 p.m. Thurs­day at a pop-up art show in the dome at 1255 Wold Rd. on San Juan Island. Lim­it­ed park­ing is avail­able  Con­tin­ue Reading

Weigh in on Friday Harbor’s Guest House Plans

July 27, 2021 at 10:13 pm

From the town of Fri­day Har­bor The Town of Fri­day Har­bor Plan­ning Com­mis­sion is seek­ing pub­lic com­ment through Aug. 12 regard­ing pro­posed reg­u­la­tions for attached acces­so­ry dwelling units. Vis­it www.fridayharbor.org or town hall for agen­das, meet­ing infor­ma­tion and con­tact infor­ma­tion to for­ward com­ments. On June 3, the town coun­cil adopt­ed inter­im reg­u­la­tions allow­ing attached acces­so­ry  Con­tin­ue Reading

Learn Medicare Basics in Free Virtual Presentation Thursday

July 27, 2021 at 5:30 am

By Pegi Ground­wa­ter, San Juan Coun­ty SHIBA Vol­un­teer Coor­di­na­tor Are you join­ing Medicare this year? If so, there’s a lot to learn.  Medicare has its own vocab­u­lary and rules. There are dead­lines to meet and penal­ties (some last­ing a life­time) for not doing things at the right time.  SHIBA vol­un­teers are here to make the tran­si­tion eas­i­er.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Three Live Music Shows to hit the Fairgrounds Stage in August

July 27, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds is host­ing a vari­ety of in-per­­son activ­i­ties this August lead­ing up to and dur­ing the coun­ty’s vir­tu­al fair. Sat­ur­day, Aug. 14: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fair mar­ket and plant sale. 6–9 p.m., the Fair Sum­mer Music Series in part­ner­ship with Going Left Music presents The Black Tones and Tres Lech­es,  Con­tin­ue Reading

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