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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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Friday Harbor to Replace Three Downtown Trees to Prevent Tripping Over Roots

July 10, 2021 at 5:00 am

From the town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor will replace three sidewalk trees on Spring Street at First and Second Streets due to significant sidewalk upheaval caused by overgrown root systems. Installation of new shade trees appropriate for downtown sidewalk areas will eliminate the potential for root intrusion and the resulting trip  Continue Reading

‘Watercolors of Paris’ on Display at WaterWorks Gallery through July

July 10, 2021 at 4:31 am

From WaterWorks Gallery For the 2021 show season, the gallery continues the concept of the “art aisle.” The gallery dedicates a specific area on a monthly basis to host a new body of work that highlights artists from the Pacific Northwest. The gallery is pleased to present the second Art Aisle for Toni Santos and  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Lifts Water Restrictions

July 9, 2021 at 8:02 am

From the town of Friday Harbor The town of Friday Harbor has withdrawn its request that residents and businesses curtail water usage during a recent streak of extreme temperatures. The town anticipated excessive water demand during the recent heat wave that temporarily affected water tank reserves critical for firefighting. At no time was there a  Continue Reading

Stuart Burgess | 1940-2020

July 9, 2021 at 7:57 am

This tribute to Stuart is presented with love on the sixth-month anniversary of his passing by the Burgess family. You never quite knew what to expect from Stuart. In a world that often tries to mold us into conformity, Stuart was as unique as the stars in the sky. Stuart Phillip Jacobson was born Nov.  Continue Reading

Acrobats, Plant Sale, Live Music and More this Weekend at the Fairgrounds

July 9, 2021 at 7:48 am

From the San Juan County Fairgrounds  Join the fun this weekend, as the San Juan County Fairgrounds hosts a variety of activities. Saturday, July 10: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fair Market and Plant Sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Entry intake for the Fine Arts Department at the Marie Boe Building 6-9 p.m., Fair Summer Music Series in  Continue Reading

Island Stage Left’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Premiers Tonight

July 8, 2021 at 7:48 am

From Island Stage Left “Much Ado About Nothing,” Shakespeare’s wittiest comedy, is Island Stage Left theater company’s celebratory re-opening production, premiering 8 p.m., Thursday, July 8 on the outdoor stage, 1062 Wold Road. “I love it after COVID because it’s got a happy ending,” said stage director Helen Machin-Smith. “It feels like a joyous play,  Continue Reading

Theater hosts Round Two of ‘Mamma Mia!’ Auditions July 11

July 8, 2021 at 7:31 am

From the San Juan Community Theatre Director Margaret Hall will hold auditions for ‘Mamma Mia!’ 2 p.m. Sunday, July 11. They will be at the Whittier auditorium at San Juan Community Theatre. All necessary health precautions will be observed. Due to the postponement of the production in 2020, some cast members are unable to participate.  Continue Reading

Cindy Hansen is the Friday Harbor Animal Shelter’s Volunteer of the Month

July 8, 2021 at 7:25 am

From the Animal Protection Society – Friday Harbor The Animal Protection Society – Friday Harbor is happy to announce Cindy Hansen as the volunteer of the month for July 2021. Cindy is an island legend, known far and wide for her nurturing abilities of infant kittens of all ages until they are ready for adoption.  Continue Reading

Fire Danger is High in San Juan County

July 7, 2021 at 7:19 am

From the San Juan County Fire Marshal’s Office Fire danger is high in San Juan County. Refrain from burning campfires. If you must have a fire, have water on site, do not leave the fire unattended,and put it. Soak the fire with water, stir, soak again. Commercial burn permits All commercial burn permits require online  Continue Reading

Meet the Artists at Friday Harbor Atelier’s Open House Thursday

July 7, 2021 at 7:08 am

From Friday Harbor Atelier Meet the artists and view new work at the Friday Harbor Atelier’s Summer Open House from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, July 8 at 331 Spring St. in Friday Harbor. The Friday Harbor Atelier now has 11 member artists. Look for their work at our open houses this spring and summer, and learn  Continue Reading

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