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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

Islanders Conserve Land to Save Salmon

October 18, 2020 at 5:00 am

Conservation Organizations, Private Landowners Help Salmon and Orcas By Friends of the San Juans and San Juan Preservation Trust An innovative partnership between Friends of the San Juans and the San Juan Preservation Trust has been quietly gaining momentum over the past few years. Working with interested private waterfront landowners, the collaborative project brings much-needed  Continue Reading

Living Medical Arts Is Hiring

October 18, 2020 at 4:30 am

Living Medical Arts PLLC in Friday Harbor is growing. We are expanding our staff and currently looking for an office assistant. The position is year-round, approximately 30 day-time hours per week, with some benefits and in-house training. The right “can-do” person who thrives in a fast-paced office environment will have ample opportunity for growth. Those  Continue Reading

Town Continues Business Rent Relief Grants

October 17, 2020 at 5:30 am

By Town of Friday Harbor Friday Harbor business owners are once again encouraged to apply to the Town of Friday Harbor for assistance with business rent and mortgage payments to be awarded through the Friday Harbor Business Rent Relief Grant II Program. Grant awards of $500 to $2,000 per business will be funded with monies  Continue Reading

San Juan School Board Zoom Meeting Oct. 19

October 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

The San Juan Island School District Board of Directors will hold a special school board meeting at 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, as a Zoom meeting. This meeting is open to the public. To access the Zoom meeting, click on “Video” within the electronic board agenda, or call the number listed on the agenda for  Continue Reading

Community Foundation Raises Funds Amid Pandemic

October 17, 2020 at 4:30 am

San Juan Island Community Foundation continues to commit our time, resources and open “virtual” doors to meeting the needs of islanders during the COVID-19 crisis. Even as we continue day-to-day work from remote spaces, we’ve been delighted to find that physical distance does not hinder our ability to unite to help the community. Here are  Continue Reading

Academy Award Nominee Q&A at Friday Harbor Film Festival

October 16, 2020 at 5:45 am

James Longley, recipient of the 2020 Friday Harbor Film Festival Local Hero Award, will participate in a special livestream Q&A at 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, giving viewers the opportunity to learn about his work and ask questions. His most recent film about Afghanistan, “Angels Are Made of Light,” is showing on demand during the  Continue Reading

Letters: Vote Palmateer

October 16, 2020 at 5:30 am

By Christopher Minney, San Juan Island We’ve seen what inexperience and ineptitude looks like at the highest levels of our federal government over the past four years. The last thing our islands need is to bring that type of leadership home to San Juan County in the midst of a 100-year pandemic and severe economic  Continue Reading

Dr. Gulla Shares Findings on COVID-19 Testing

October 16, 2020 at 5:00 am

Dr. Mandy Gulla, Medical Director at Living Medical Arts PLLC in Friday Harbor, recently participated in an expert panel discussion at the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians’ annual conference. The panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Teresa Richter, was dedicated to updates on Covid-19 testing options, status of vaccine development, and impacts on health of patients  Continue Reading

Letters: Minney is Committed to All Islanders

October 16, 2020 at 4:30 am

By Chuck Dalldorf, Friday Harbor I am a full-time resident in Friday Harbor and I strongly support Christine Minney for San Juan County Council in the upcoming November election. Council is a nonpartisan position (there’s no political party potholes or sewers). Christine is an independent, long-time resident of our islands, who is fully committed to  Continue Reading

Listen To A Podcast Featuring San Juan History

October 15, 2020 at 5:00 am

Andrew Veith of Seattle has created a podcast called “Rebel History,” which features the San Juan Islands. Listen to episodes at www.rebelhistory.com. By Andrew Veith, Rebel History Podcast This podcast will forever change your view of Seattle, the San Juan Islands and their history. International criminal empires, gun battles, double agents, sex, treachery, and so much  Continue Reading

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