About the Author
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

Animal Protection Society Presents Pet Of The Week

March 16, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Fri­day Har­bor Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety Age: Approx­i­mate­ly 1‑year-old Sex: Male Breed: Chi­huahua Mix Appli­ca­tion: www.apsfh.com/adoption-program/canine-application Ozzy is a fun-lov­ing, play­ful Chi­huahua mix look­ing to find his equal­ly fun, for­ev­er fam­i­ly. His favorite game is tug-of-war, but he doesn’t stop there, he also enjoys a good game of fetch, zoomie chal­lenge, squeak offs, the toy  Con­tin­ue Reading

Visit Washington State Parks For Free March 19

March 16, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Wash­ing­ton State Parks Wash­ing­ton State Parks invites vis­i­tors to help cel­e­brate the agency’s 108th birth­day on Fri­day, March 19, by enjoy­ing a state park for free that day. The state parks in the San Juans include Lime Kiln Point on San Juan Island, Moran on Orcas Island and Spencer Spit on Lopez Island. March 19 is  Con­tin­ue Reading

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. Vis­it  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 actu­al­i­ty that  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 Land  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 Har­bor  Con­tin­ue Reading

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