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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.

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Watch County Test Voting Equipment March 23

March 16, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan County A “logic and accuracy” test of ballot tabulating equipment used in San Juan County for the April 27, Special election is scheduled for 11 a.m., March 23 at the elections office located at 55 Second Street, Suite A, in Friday Harbor. The test works by tallying the results of a prepared  Continue Reading

You’ve Been Vaccinated – Now What?

March 15, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan County The recent CDC guidance for fully vaccinated individuals provides clear and concise information for those lucky enough to be vaccinated. This information is only for fully vaccinated individuals, which is two weeks after your final dose. If you are fully vaccinated, you may: Visit indoors and unmasked with other vaccinated individuals.  Continue Reading

Letter: Island Rec Levy Renewal Maintains Rate

March 15, 2021 at 5:00 am

By Missy Martin, Friday Harbor Dear Editor: I encourage Islanders to vote YES for the upcoming Island Rec levy! They are requesting funding at the same rate, without an increase from the previous six years. The fact that Island Rec funds high school sports is reason alone to voice my support and vote. But the  Continue Reading

New Chief Administrative Officer At Peace Island Medical Center

March 15, 2021 at 4:30 am

From PeaceHealth Charles Prosper, chief executive for PeaceHealth in the Northwest, announced the appointment of Jack Estrada as the chief administrative officer for PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center. Estrada had been acting as interim CAO since Mary Anne Keane departed PeaceHealth last summer. Estrada has been in leadership positions at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center  Continue Reading

Zylstra Lank Preserve Offers 70-acre Agricultural Hay Lease

March 14, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan County Land Bank The San Juan County Land Bank is requesting proposals from anyone interested in a short-term agricultural hay rental agreement of the Zylstra Lake Preserve Property on San Juan Island. The property has approximately 70 acres of hay pasture. Individuals or organizations interested in this lease should go to the  Continue Reading

Letter: San Juan Public Schools Foundation Supports Island Rec Levy Renewal

March 14, 2021 at 5:00 am

By Martha Alvarado, Floyd Bourne, Stephanie Buffum, Katie Fleming, Darla Jungmeyer, Kari McVeigh, Brian Moore, Katy Taylor-Jacobson Through this levy, Island Rec funds our high school sports program which allows our school district to focus on academia. Places to play and sports are important for child development.  Athletic participation improves self-esteem, teaches time management, builds  Continue Reading

Stream Film Festival Environmental Documentaries March 16-31

March 14, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Director Series presents four online films: “The Return of the River”and “The Memory of Fish” from March 16 to 31, and “Dolores,” in collaborations with the WSU San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit, from March 20 to 27 at fhff.org. Screen each film for only $2.95.  A  Continue Reading

Town To Construct Roundabout On Mullis Street

March 13, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor will add a roundabout to part of Mullis Street from March 22 through May 28. “Local access on Mullis Street from 818 Mullis Street to the Spring Street Intersection will be impacted while contractors reconstruct the road and install a roundabout,” said Town of Friday  Continue Reading

St. Patrick’s Day Online Auction To Support Animals

March 13, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Kanaka Bay Trading Company This online auction will be highlighting one-of-a-kind items that will be offered by artists, collectors, artisans and individuals who support animal welfare organizations on San Juan Island and other communities. The auction is open through St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. View the auction here. The entire proceeds from these items  Continue Reading

San Juan County Opens COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Monday

March 12, 2021 at 7:45 pm

From San Juan County San Juan County Health and Community Services will be opening registration for first dose vaccine appointments at 9 a.m., Monday, March 15. Those who are eligible and wish to register for an appointment should go to this website at 9 a.m., Monday, March 15. There will be links clearly marked for  Continue Reading

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