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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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State Announces Tier 2 Eligible for COVID Vaccine, Spectator Sports Returning

March 11, 2021 at 7:47 pm

From Wash­ing­ton Gov­er­nor Jay Inslee’s Office Gov. Jay Inslee announced March 11 that Healthy Wash­ing­ton: Roadmap to Recov­ery will be tran­si­tion­ing from a region­al approach to a coun­­ty-by-coun­­ty eval­u­a­tion process. The gov­er­nor also announced a new third phase of the Roadmap, a return for in-per­­son spec­ta­tors for pro­fes­sion­al and high school sports. Effec­tive March 22,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Join San Juan County Charter Review Town Halls Friday, Saturday

March 11, 2021 at 7:29 pm

From San Juan Coun­ty Are there changes to San Juan Coun­ty’s Char­ter that you would like to have con­sid­ered dur­ing the Novem­ber elec­tion? The San Juan Coun­ty Char­ter Review Com­mis­sion will be con­duct­ing two town hall meet­ings on Fri­day, March 12 and Sat­ur­day, March 13. Click here to learn how to join. Come one, come all,  Con­tin­ue Reading

West Street Sidewalk Repairs Start March 11

March 11, 2021 at 7:50 am

From The Town of Fri­day Har­bor The Town of Fri­day Har­bor has con­tract­ed for the replace­ment of dam­aged side­walk pan­els on West Street, near the Kings Mar­ket park­ing lot, where tree roots and weath­er­ing have caused crack­ing and buck­ling of the con­crete. Con­struc­tion begins Thurs­day, March 11, and is esti­mat­ed to last approx­i­mate­ly two weeks. Vehic­u­lar  Con­tin­ue Reading

OPALCO Candidate Forum March 17, Election March 22

March 11, 2021 at 5:30 am

From OPALCO OPALCO mem­bers are own­ers of the coop­er­a­tive and each year elect com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers to the board. Board mem­bers set rates, make poli­cies and plan for our com­mu­ni­ty’s ener­gy future. Mem­bers will be receiv­ing their voter’s guide and bal­lot either by email or via mail. All OPALCO mem­bers vote in every elec­tion regard­less of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Donate To Local Theaters While Watching Online Play About D&D

March 11, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre Five the­ater artists, one idea: a char­i­ty live stream­ing event set in a world of swords and sor­cery in Dun­geons & Drag­ons & Dra­ma. Five actors are rolling the dice to raise funds in a two-night, live-streamed event to raise mon­ey for five the­aters in the Pacif­ic North­west that have been  Con­tin­ue Reading

Submit Blair Avenue Mural Proposals By March 22

March 11, 2021 at 4:30 am

From the Town of Fri­day Har­bor Artists are remind­ed that the dead­line for sub­mit­ting pro­pos­als for the Blair Avenue mur­al project is 4:30 p.m. Mon­day, March 22. The Town of Fri­day Har­bor is accept­ing pro­pos­als for art­work to be dis­played on or against a 235-foot wall along Blair Avenue. All pro­pos­als will be con­sid­ered with pref­er­ence  Con­tin­ue Reading

County Prepares COVID Vaccinations For Teachers, Child Care Providers

March 10, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty The Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Health will be send­ing San Juan Coun­ty Health & Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices a ship­ment of vac­cine that is specif­i­cal­ly allo­cat­ed for K‑12 edu­ca­tors and pre-school and child­care providers in the islands. The ship­ment will con­tain dos­es suf­fi­cient to vac­ci­nate all eli­gi­ble edu­ca­tors in San Juan Coun­ty. “This  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Holds Auditions For Taped Play

March 10, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre What? Audi­tions? Real­ly? Yes, it’s real­ly true! In comb­ing through mono­logues from pri­or Play­wrights Fes­ti­vals, San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre has select­ed a small num­ber to be filmed and edit­ed as part of the 2020–21 Snap­shot Sea­son. A wide range of parts is avail­able! The audi­tions are open to every­one and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Center for Whale Research Confirms Female Calf

March 10, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Cen­ter for Whale Research J58 is a girl! The Cen­ter for Whale Research is pleased to con­firm that J41’s calf, J58, is female. This approx­i­mate­ly 6‑month-old calf was born in Sep­tem­ber 2020. Jeanne Hyde pho­tographed J58 from shore on March 6. The calf was rolling, show­ing her under­side, which revealed her gen­der. New females in the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Peak Season Ferries Reservations For San Juans Available March 9

March 9, 2021 at 8:44 am

From Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries As Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries con­tin­ues to oper­ate under the con­straints of the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic, it will extend its cur­rent sched­ule through May 8. Reser­va­tions for the May 9‑Sept. 25 mod­i­fied “peak sea­son” are avail­able March 9. Reser­va­tions can be booked online or by call­ing 206–464‑6400. Cus­tomers can also call that num­ber should  Con­tin­ue Reading

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