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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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Library Hosts Online Lichen Lecture

November 12, 2020 at 5:30 am

By SJIL Join Dr. Fred Rhoades at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov.18 for an online discussion about lichens. San Juan Island Library will host this meeting. The San Juan Islands are home to a great many cryptogams, spore-producing plants and plant-like organisms.  Rhoades will introduce you to some of the lichens and bryophytes, mosses & liverworts,  Continue Reading

How To Play Youth Sports During COVID

November 12, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan County As anyone who has interacted with island kids of late can tell you, COVID-19 is taking a toll on the mental and physical health of our children. While that’s true for all of us, many younger islanders are really struggling. Opportunities for our youth to engage in physical activities can be  Continue Reading

Shop For Medical, Dental Insurance On WA Exchange

November 12, 2020 at 4:30 am

By Washington HealthPlanFinder Washingtonians seeking health coverage can shop for more options this year along with financial assistance by visiting Washington Healthplanfinder to sign up for health and dental coverage. New for 2021 will be Cascade Care offerings that enable consumers to shop, choose and save from more options in all counties. “As more Washingtonians  Continue Reading

Islanders Look to Map Resources for ‘Makers’

November 11, 2020 at 5:30 am

By EDC Islanders interested in makerspaces, fablabs and community labs are invited to join the Economic Development Council of San Juan County to hear more about the San Juan Makers Guild’s asset mapping initiative from noon-1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13 on Zoom. Presenters are Marcy Montgomery and Stephen Shrader, co-founders of the San Juan Makers  Continue Reading

Virtual Open Mic For Writers

November 11, 2020 at 4:30 am

By SJIL Join a virtual Open Mic for Writers at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14. The event is hosted by the San Juan Island Library. Held on the second Saturday of the month, Open Mic Night is for anyone interested in writing. Don’t be shy, come read your work or just listen. You’ll be inspired  Continue Reading

Help Your Neighbor Pay Their Power Bill

November 11, 2020 at 4:00 am

By OPALCO As the days get shorter and the temperature drops, power bills go up and many islanders struggle to make ends meet. This year, more than ever, islanders will have to dig deep to stay current on their bills. Orcas Power & Light Cooperative created Project PAL to help co-op members look out for  Continue Reading

Research Your Family’s Military History on Veterans Day

November 10, 2020 at 6:44 pm

By SJIL Join the San Juan Island Library at 7 p.m., Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11 as we honor veterans and explore their local and familial history and legacy. The event will be online. Learn how to research your relatives’ military records with Boyd Pratt, followed by a discussion of the history of the Women’s  Continue Reading

San Juan Islands Gift Card Options

November 10, 2020 at 5:30 am

Need a gift card for the holidays? Check out Islands Strong for gift cards from San Juan Islands’ businesses, as well as Orcas Strong for businesses on Orcas Island. The Washington Tourism Alliance also has a website called ShowWAlove.com, where people can support their favorite local businesses by purchasing gift cards for future use. If  Continue Reading

Letter: Minney Is Honored To Be Elected

November 10, 2020 at 5:15 am

By Christine Minney, San Jan County Council Member-elect  Position 1 I am joyous and honored to have been elected to serve on the SJ County Council, District 1. I am grateful for the community’s support and trust that I am a good fit to represent all islanders. I look forward to working with my fellow  Continue Reading

Letter: Wolf Thanks Voters

November 10, 2020 at 5:00 am

By Cindy Wolf, San Juan County Council Member District 2 Elect I want to extend my sincere thanks to all of my campaign supporters, volunteers and staff, and especially to the voters, for electing me as San Juan County Council Member from District 2. I am honored that you put your trust in me to  Continue Reading

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