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

One New COVID Case on San Juan Island

May 16, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, May, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have increased from 179 to 180. There are four close con­tacts of pos­i­tive cas­es cur­rent­ly in active quar­an­tine. There is one new case on San Juan Island since the last update. This new case is a close con­tact a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Landlord Charged after Hidden Camera Found in Rental

May 15, 2021 at 9:02 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Sher­if­f’s Office   On April 28, the San Juan Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office inves­ti­gat­ed a report of a hid­den cam­era locat­ed in the bed­room of a Fri­day Har­bor res­i­dence.   The land­lord Ryan H. Ben­nett was charged with res­i­den­tial bur­glary with sex­u­al moti­va­tion and voyeurism.   Future court dates were set and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Spring Street Students Create Food Donation Boxes for People to Take, Give

May 15, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School Island res­i­dents may be notic­ing dec­o­rat­ed file cab­i­nets scat­tered around the town and islands. These cab­i­nets were designed by Eng­lish com­po­si­tion stu­dents at Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School to help relieve food inse­cu­ri­ty for islanders. The cab­i­nets were repur­posed to become food dona­tion cab­i­nets, where peo­ple can freely take or give  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre, Art Museum Mini-documentary Features Sculpturer Tom Small

May 15, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre and San Juan Island Muse­um of Art have col­lab­o­rat­ed to pro­duce a series of mini-doc­u­­men­­taries high­light­ing local artists. The newest edi­tion fea­tures Tom Small. Take a look at Tom in action at his home work­shop as he cre­ates gor­geous stone sculp­tures here. As a kid, Tom  Con­tin­ue Reading

Adopt Independent Cat Sissy at the Friday Harbor Animal Shelter

May 15, 2021 at 4:30 am

Age: Approx­i­mate­ly 1.5 years Sex: Female Breed: Domes­tic Short­hair, Dilute Cal­i­co Appli­ca­tion: www.apsfh.com/adoption-program/feline-application/ Meet Sis­sy! A gor­geous feline look­ing for a for­ev­er home. Sis­sy has a few guide­lines she would like her adopters to fol­low: Must have a vari­ety of toys, com­fy bed, plen­ty of food, a nice win­dow seat, room to strut around, and final­ly, adher­ence  Con­tin­ue Reading

Ages 12 and Up can Register for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez

May 14, 2021 at 6:59 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Ages 12 and old­er can now reg­is­ter for COVID-19 vac­cine clin­ics on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands. Find full details and links to reg­is­ter at www.sanjuanco.com/1737/COVID-Vaccine-Info. This is the Pfiz­er vac­cine. It was approved for use with those 12 years and old­er May 12. The sec­ond shots will be three weeks  Con­tin­ue Reading

Learn to ‘Process the Pandemic’ with Holistic Life Coach Online

May 14, 2021 at 5:30 am

By Deb Lang­hans, holis­tic life coach, Jour­neys to Heal­ing Jour­neys to Heal­ings presents “Pro­cess­ing the Pan­dem­ic” Inner Jour­ney Col­lage© Work­shop from 10 a.m.-noon and 3–5 p.m. Sun­day, June 27 online for $50.  The scourge of COVID-19 has upend­ed our lives as the most hor­rif­ic pan­dem­ic since 1918. While vac­cines pro­vide hope for even­tu­al­ly defeat­ing the virus,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Applications for Building, Maintaining Affordable Local Housing Open June 1

May 14, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Coun­ty The draft 2021 notice of funds for the San Juan Coun­ty Home Fund is avail­able to review. The draft plan states the final ver­sion will be released June 1 and appli­ca­tions are due July 16. Appli­ca­tions will estab­lish a list of projects for fund­ing in 2021. The Home Fund is used for  Con­tin­ue Reading

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