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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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San Juan Hospital District Updates

October 30, 2020 at 4:30 am

New Grant, Response Committee, COVID-19 Restrictions, Volunteer Resignations By San Juan County Public Hospital District 1 The San Juan Community Based Long Term Care Network was recently awarded a one-year $100,000 grant from the Federal Health Resources and Services Rural Network Planning Grant Program in October of 2020. The district was passed over for this  Continue Reading

Letter: 12 EMS Volunteers Resign

October 29, 2020 at 5:00 am

We believe it is important to set the record straight on recent exchanges between some of the San Juan EMS volunteers and the Board of Public Hospital District No. 1. Following the PHD board’s restructuring of the administration of both the PHD and EMS, a number of volunteers from San Juan EMS met to share  Continue Reading

Letter: Protect Hospice Care in San Juans

October 29, 2020 at 4:30 am

By Marie-Luz Villa MD AGSF, Main Operations Manager, Hospice of San Juan San Juan County, being relatively tiny in the eyes of Medicare, receives insurance-funded hospice care under the umbrella of Hospice of the Northwest (HNW), which is based in Skagit County. Although both San Juan Island and Lopez Island have all-volunteer hospice organizations to  Continue Reading

Contact Of Orcas COVID-19 Case Tests Positive

October 28, 2020 at 7:41 pm

By San Juan County One new positive COVID-19 test result has been reported in San Juan County, for an Orcas Island resident who is a close household contact of the Orcas resident reported as positive on Oct. 26. This is the 36th case reported in San Juan County. Given the close household proximity of the  Continue Reading

And The Film Fest Winners Are …

October 28, 2020 at 5:30 am

By FHFF As in each of the last seven years, the Friday Harbor Film Festival is delighted to honor filmmakers who have done outstanding work on projects screened during the festival. We are very pleased to present the following awards this year: Local Hero Award, two Laszlo Pal Emerging Filmmaker Awards, and Audience Choice Awards  Continue Reading

Online Port of Friday Harbor Meeting At Noon

October 28, 2020 at 5:00 am

The Port of Friday Harbor will host an online meeting at noon, today, Wednesday, Oct. 28 on Zoom. View the agenda and how to log into the meeting here. Commissioners will discuss possibly raising fees at Shipyard Cove over time. They will also discuss lease agreements with Saltwater Farm and Island Air, and possibly approve  Continue Reading

Today’s Online Hospital District Meeting

October 28, 2020 at 4:00 am

The next San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 regular board meeting is at 5:30 p.m., today, Wednesday, Oct. 28. This meeting is fully online due to COVID-19, and members of the public may join by dialing 509-473-0276 and entering 279 885 068#. Note that the phone number has changed from previous board meetings.  Continue Reading

Drive-Thru Trick-or-Treating on San Juan

October 27, 2020 at 5:30 am

By Chuck Dalldorf, Public Information Officer, San Juan Island Fire and Rescue  San Juan Island Fire and Rescue along with the San Juan Island Firefighter Association will host a special, safe, social distanced family Halloween event from 2-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at John O. Linde Community Park, 565 Carter Ave. in Friday Harbor.  Continue Reading

Stream Gypsy Jazz Concert On San Juan Theater’s Website

October 27, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan Community Theatre For two weeks only, at sjctheatre.org, you can see a special concert by Pearl Django. Regulars on the San Juan Community Theatre stage, Pearl Django filmed a concert for SJCT that will be streamed on our website from Nov. 12- 29. With a performance history spanning more than 26 years,  Continue Reading

San Juan School District Holds Online Meeting

October 27, 2020 at 4:30 am

By San Juan Island School District On Wednesday, Oct. 28, the San Juan Island School District Board of Directors will hold a regular school board meeting at 5 p.m. as a Zoom meeting. Click here to join the webinar.

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