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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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WaterWorks Gallery Features Teresa Smith

November 2, 2020 at 5:00 am

By WaterWorks Gallery WaterWorks Gallery presents Art Aisle with Teresa Smith from Nov. 5-28. Join us wearing your mask for a socially distanced Prosecco Night, from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5. Our featured artist for November is Teresa Smith. Teresa captures the pacific northwest landscape, allowing the oil painting to unfold in a contemplative or  Continue Reading

Compass Health Raises $165K on World Mental Health Day

November 2, 2020 at 4:30 am

By Compass Health Compass Health’s Building Communities of Hope Gala raised more than $165,000 in support of the organization’s child, youth and family behavioral health services during a virtual event held on World Mental Health Day, Saturday, Oct. 10.  Funds exceeded Compass Health’s goals by $15,000, as more than 250 community members gathered virtually to  Continue Reading

Seasonal Closure of 4th of July Beach Parking

November 1, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan Island National Historical Park San Juan Island National Historical Park announces its seasonal closure of the 4th of July Beach parking area effective, Sunday, Nov. 1. The closing of the parking area is an annual event to prevent damage to the area due to high rainfall, poor drainage, and heavy vehicle use.  Continue Reading

25 Years With Serendipity Used Books

November 1, 2020 at 4:00 am

  By David Bentley   Oct. 31, 2020, was Halloween, but it was also the 25th anniversary of Serendipity Used Books.   Be sure to wish Carole Jackson and Dilys Goodman a happy anniversary. The store opened on Halloween 1995 with about 3,000 titles. You can read more about the history of the store in  Continue Reading

‘Happy Halloween’ From Islanders Bank

October 31, 2020 at 10:39 am

The staff at Islanders Bank celebrated Halloween a day early, on Friday, Oct. 30, at the Friday Harbor branch.

6 Reasons Why Art Museums Create Good Health

October 31, 2020 at 5:30 am

By San Juan Islands Museum of Art Being cooped up in our homes for many weeks, being on alert to maintain social distancing and not being able to travel or see relatives is stressful. We could all need some time to decompress and reduce anxiety. Visiting an art museum is a relaxing and serene way  Continue Reading

Community Fund COVID Donations In Action

October 31, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan Island Community Fund As we enter the eighth month of helping to measure and offset the impact of COVID-19 in our community, the San Juan Island Community Foundation remains focused on bringing ideas and funding together to meet the needs of San Juan islanders. Looking ahead to the fall, SJICF is anticipating  Continue Reading

Providers Enroll To Dispense COVID Vaccine

October 31, 2020 at 4:00 am

By Washington State Department of Health The Washington State Department of Health continues to make progress with our COVID-19 vaccine distribution planning efforts. This week, DOH is encouraging healthcare providers to prepare to enroll as approved COVID-19 vaccine providers, and we sent an official letter to them with information on how to enroll. Provider enrollment is  Continue Reading

Pick Up Kits For At-Home Art Projects

October 30, 2020 at 5:30 am

By San Juan Islands Museum of Art You are invited to have some fun at home with your whole family! The San Juan Islands Museum of Art offers take-home Family Art Packs designed by art instructor, Lana Hickman. During November and December, families can pre-register to pick up packs and instructions for each week’s at-home  Continue Reading

How Sick Is Too Sick To Leave Home?

October 30, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan County As we head into winter, sore throats, stuffy noses and fevers become far more common. This year, the risk of COVID heightens our awareness and concern. We’ve always been asked to stay home when sick, but what does that mean?

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