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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

Theater Presents Virtual Salish Sea Ballet Performance Today

January 22, 2021 at 10:23 am

By San Juan Community Theatre Join us at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22 for the premiere of Salish Sea Ballet, as part of our 2020-21 Snapshot Season. Look for the link to be activated on the theater’s website to view the premiere. Don’t miss this wonderful performance!

Eventide Orders COVID-19 Vaccine

January 22, 2021 at 5:00 am

By William F. House, MD, Eventide We have approval for the COVID-19 vaccination. We will be placing our order this week and will notify on eventidehealth.com and via local news both online and in print once we are ready to begin scheduling. Like all clinics, hospitals and health departments we’re being inundated with calls with  Continue Reading

County Updates Shoreline Master Program

January 22, 2021 at 4:00 am

From San Juan County The San Juan County Council adopted the Shoreline Master Program periodic review with Ordinance 08-2020 on Oct. 27, 2020. Ordinance 08-2020 is effective 14 days after the Washington State Department of Ecology approves the proposed amendments. They approved the proposed amendments on Jan. 19, 2021, so the ordinance will be effective  Continue Reading

Animal Protection Society Presents Pet Of The Week

January 21, 2021 at 5:00 am

Age: Approx 5-6 years Sex: Female Breed: Chihuahua mix Application: www.apsfh.com/adoption-program/canine-application Ginny has traveled a long way to find her forever home, and she is now ready for her special family. Ginny is initially very reserved and will need a patient person willing to work with her to gain confidence. But don’t let that deter  Continue Reading

Join Online Basic Reiki Class With Skagit Valley College

January 21, 2021 at 4:00 am

From Skagit Valley College Skagit Valley College’s South Asian Student Club will sponsor an online basic level Reiki session on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon via Zoom.  Reiki is a Japanese healing technique. Leading the session will be Delhi’s well known and highly respected Reiki Grand Master, R.K. Sharma. The cost is  Continue Reading

WaterWorks Gallery Presents Art, ‘With Love’

January 20, 2021 at 5:30 am

From WaterWorks Gallery WaterWorks Gallery presents “WITH LOVE: A Valentine’s Show,” from Feb. 5-March 15. The show will feature new work by Georgia Gerber, Dominik Modlinski, Cathy Schoenberg, Elizabeth Bruno, and Nichole DeMint This inspirational show brings together specially selected pieces to warm your heart during these cold winter months. With all that is happening  Continue Reading

Take Continuing Education Classes Online

January 20, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Skagit Valley College College Skagit Valley College’s Continuing and Community Education program allows you to engage, connect, learn and grow from the comfort of your home by offering short-term, noncredit courses. A variety of Personal Enrichment courses are still available during the month of January: • Castles and Ancient Stones, Jan. 31-Feb. 28, Sundays,  Continue Reading

OPALCO Board Zoom Meetings Open To Members

January 20, 2021 at 4:30 am

From OPALCO Beginning with the Jan. 21 regular meeting of the OPALCO Board of Directors, co-op members will be able to sit in on virtual board meetings using a Zoom connection. A link for members to access the meetings will be published with board materials each Monday before a board meeting online at www.opalco.com. Go  Continue Reading

Nonprofit Looks To Buy Shaw General Store

January 19, 2021 at 5:30 am

Store Could Be Opened Year-Round From the Save the Shaw Store Board of Directors Imagine the Shaw General Store open seven days a week, year-round, managed by the Orcas Food Co-op. Imagine the store property owned by a community nonprofit organization, self-supporting through the store, the marina and other revenue sources on the property. This  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Labs Tide Bites

January 19, 2021 at 5:00 am

Sea Otter Disturbance By Dr. Tiff Stephens In the summer of 2017, I traveled to Friday Harbor Labs for one of my usual short visits of reconnecting with resident scientists and diving into the waters to see how the seaweed communities have changed at favored sites (Reuben Tarte, Cattle Point, Deadman Bay). I also traveled  Continue Reading

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