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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

The Whale Museum Hosts Online Lecture on Governor’s Orca Task Force Updates

April 21, 2021 at 5:30 am

What Hap­pened with the Group’s Rec­om­men­da­tions?   From The Whale Muse­um The Whale Muse­um will host a lec­ture on orca pol­i­cy updates and the new com­mer­cial whale-watch­ing licens­ing pro­gram at 6 p.m., April 28 online.  Julie Wat­son from the Wash­ing­ton Depart­ment of Fish & Wildlife will dis­cuss progress since the governor’s Orca Task Force deliv­ered  Con­tin­ue Reading

Watch Mini-documentary on San Juan Islands Photographer Danielle Dean

April 21, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre   San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre and San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art col­lab­o­rat­ed dur­ing the lull in nor­mal oper­a­tions to pro­duce a series of mini-doc­u­­men­­taries high­light­ing local artists. April 16, a video on Danielle Dean pre­miered. Dean is an artist and edu­ca­tor whose “pho­tog­ra­phy is born out of a series  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Hosts Auditions May 15 for Musical Held Outside

April 20, 2021 at 5:30 am

  From San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre   This sum­mer, San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre is host­ing out­door per­for­mances at the San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds in accor­dance with all state and local COVID-19 safe­ty guide­lines.   Start tun­ing up your voice because the the­ater will host a Broad­way Revue Con­cert show­cas­ing the musi­cals “Guys and Dolls,” “Les  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fish For Teeth Brings Mobile Dental Clinic to Friday Harbor May 5–8

April 20, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Fish For Teeth Islanders can receive afford­able den­tal care, thanks to the local non­prof­it Fish for Teeth. The mobile den­tal van will be at the Mil­lis Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­ter on San Juan Island in Fri­day Har­bor from Wednes­day, May 5 through Sat­ur­day, May 8. “Many vol­un­teers and local busi­ness­es work as a team to bring this ser­vice to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter: Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Thanks Community Foundation

April 20, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor would like to acknowl­edge the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion for the many oppor­tu­ni­ties it pro­vides for San Juan Island non­prof­its to receive sup­port from the foun­da­tion and its donors. On March 9, the ani­mal shel­ter received two grants from the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Take Child Care Survey For Parents, Businesses to Close Service Gaps on San Juan Island

April 19, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the Joyce L. Sobel Fam­i­ly Resource Cen­ter In Novem­ber 2020, the Joyce L. Sobel Fam­i­ly Resource Cen­ter received a Child­care Part­ner­ship Grant from the Wash­ing­ton Depart­ment of Com­merce to con­duct a com­­mu­ni­­ty-wide assess­ment of child care needs and cre­ate an action plan to improve capac­i­ty. Options include infant and tod­dler care, longer child care  Con­tin­ue Reading

Adopt 2‑year-old Cattle Dog Mix Morgana at Friday Harbor Animal Shelter

April 19, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor Age: Approx­i­mate­ly 2 years Sex: Female Breed: Cat­tle Dog mix Appli­ca­tion: www.apsfh.com/adoption-program/canine-application/ Mor­gana is the sweet­est, good girl look­ing for her for­ev­er home! She arrived from Mex­i­co with sev­er­al oth­er dogs about one month ago, but we don’t under­stand why she hasn’t been cho­sen yet! Mor­gana can be a lit­tle ten­ta­tive and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Construction of New Interpretive Center on Orcas’ Mount Constitution Continues

April 19, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Wash­ing­ton State Parks Mount Constitution’s tow­er­ing height and unique geog­ra­phy have made it a gath­er­ing place for diverse human and nat­ur­al com­mu­ni­ties, for thou­sands of years. Wash­ing­ton State Parks and Recre­ation Com­mis­sion has sit­ed this new inter­pre­tive cen­ter con­tain­ing sig­nif­i­cant inter­pre­tive exhibits below the tow­er near the sum­mit of Mount Con­sti­tu­tion in Moran State Park. Zer­vas Group  Con­tin­ue Reading

Adults Can Finish High School Through Skagit Valley College

April 18, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege invites all adult learn­ers to attend Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Achieve Week April 19–23. Achieve Week is designed for indi­vid­u­als who may be con­sid­er­ing start­ing at Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege for sum­mer or fall quar­ters, and who are inter­est­ed in high school com­ple­tion or cer­tifi­cate or degree com­ple­tion. Whether you  Con­tin­ue Reading

Washington State Ferries Ridership Above 2019 Levels in San Juans

April 18, 2021 at 4:30 am

Port Townsend, Coupeville Route won’t Receive Sec­ond Boat Until June 6   By Pat­ty Rub­stel­lo, Assis­tant Sec­re­tary, Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion Fer­ries Divi­sion Because of crew­ing chal­lenges, we made the dif­fi­cult deci­sion to delay the addi­tion of a sec­ond boat on our Port Townsend and Coupeville route until no soon­er than Sun­day, June 6. We’re still  Con­tin­ue Reading

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