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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

Orcas Island Teams Up to Create New Playground

July 27, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Parks and Fair A new play­ground will be ded­i­cat­ed to res­i­dents and vis­it­ing chil­dren noon Sat­ur­day, Aug. 14 at the Vil­lage Green on Orcas Island. The Play­­ground-on-the-Green is a prod­uct of Orcas Island’s imag­i­na­tion, ener­gy and fund­ing, and was con­struct­ed by Orcas artists Chuck Green­ing and Zackarya Leck. The play­ground design, by  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan is One of Eight Washington Counties to Re-start Mask Recommendations

July 26, 2021 at 6:25 pm

Busi­ness­es Encour­aged, not Man­dat­ed to ask Cus­tomers to Mask Up From San Juan Coun­ty As a part of a region­al effort to curb the ris­ing infec­tion rates in Wash­ing­ton, San Juan Coun­ty Health Offi­cer Dr. Frank James rec­om­mends that islanders mask up when enter­ing an indoor pub­lic space, includ­ing busi­ness­es, whether vac­ci­nat­ed or not. Local health offi­cers  Con­tin­ue Reading

Larsen Secures nearly $700K to Fix Eroding Agate Beach Lane on Lopez Island

July 26, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Rep. Rick Larsen’s Office July 21, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) announced he has secured $10,662,665 for ten Sec­ond Dis­trict projects in the Fis­cal Year 2022 House appro­pri­a­tions bills, includ­ing near­ly $700,000 to repair an erod­ing Lopez Island road.  “My pri­or­i­ty in shap­ing spend­ing bills is to invest in local com­mu­ni­ties to cre­ate well-pay­ing jobs  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Stage Left Cancels July 31 Performance due to Nearby Concert

July 26, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Island Stage Left Island Stage Left­’s July 31 per­for­mance of “Much Ado About Noth­ing” has been can­celed. A neigh­bor has a rock con­cert that evening and you would­n’t be able to hear us! Sun­shine, humor and love reign eter­nal in Shakespeare’s roman­tic com­e­dy “Much Ado About Noth­ing.” We are set­ting the sto­ry in the Eng­lish coun­try­side  Con­tin­ue Reading

Browne’s Offers DIY Classes through August

July 26, 2021 at 4:30 am

  From Browne’s Home Cen­ter   We’re excit­ed to be host­ing DIY class­es again!   Browne’s Home Cen­ter’s first kids DIY class of the year will be a chalk­board tool­box. Kids will be able to build and paint their own tool­box so they can help fix things around the house, or at least keep all of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Canada to Open Border to Fully Vaccinated Americans August 9

July 25, 2021 at 5:30 am

Trav­el­ers Must Reg­is­ter Online and May be Ran­dom­ly Test­ed for COVID-19 From the Pub­lic Health Agency of Cana­da The Gov­ern­ment of Cana­da is pri­or­i­tiz­ing the health and safe­ty of every­one in Cana­da by tak­ing a risk-based and mea­sured approach to re-open­ing our bor­ders. Thanks to the hard work of Cana­di­ans, ris­ing vac­ci­na­tion rates and declin­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friends of the Library Hosts Book Sale at Library’s New Location in Old Life Care Center

July 25, 2021 at 5:00 am

From the San Juan Island Friends of the Library The San Juan Island Friends of the Library will host its annu­al in-per­­son book sale Sat­ur­day, Aug. 14 at the library’s new loca­tion, the for­mer Life Care Cen­ter at 660 Spring St. in Fri­day Har­bor.  Friends of the Library mem­bers can shop from 9–10 a.m. and  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island Museum of Art Extends Summer Hours

July 25, 2021 at 4:30 am

From the San Juan Island Muse­um of Art Don’t miss this gem! The San Juan Island Muse­um of Art has extend­ed its hours from 7–9 p.m., Thurs­­day-Sun­­day through Sept. 11. This is in addi­tion to the reg­u­lar hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs­day-Mon­day. The muse­um is locat­ed at 540 Spring St. in Fri­day Har­bor. Vis­it the daz­zling Beck­with  Con­tin­ue Reading

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