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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

Town of Friday Harbor Presents Online Lecture on Park Street Architecture Today

May 20, 2021 at 3:11 am

From the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor presents the online discussion “Architecture of the Recent Past: What Park Street is Telling Us” at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 20. Recent Past architecture (1940-80) is ubiquitous, typically under-appreciated, and typically not considered historic by most observers. From modest FHA cottages and iconic Ranch  Continue Reading

Alchemy Art Center Starts Artists in Residence, Workshops, Artist Talk Series

May 19, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Alchemy Art Center After suspending much of its programming for more than a year, Alchemy Art Center is resurrecting its summer artist in residence, internship programs and workshops, and starting a new artist talk series and community outreach opportunities with Island Rec, the Family Resource Center and San Juan Island Sculpture Park. Alchemy Art  Continue Reading

San Juan’s John Geyman Releases New Book on Access to Affordable Health Care

May 19, 2021 at 5:00 am

By John Geyman, M.D. “America’s Mighty Medical-Industrial Complex: Negative Impacts and Positive Solutions” by John Geyman, M.D., gives background on the rise of an enormous medical-industrial complex over the last 60 years. It has brought wealth to corporations and stockholders at the expense of most Americans who struggle to gain access to affordable health care.  Continue Reading

WaterWorks Presents ‘The Nature of Healing’

May 19, 2021 at 4:30 am

From WaterWorks WaterWorks Gallery in Friday Harbor presents “The Nature of Healing” May 28-June 26. Jennifer Williams and Chris Moench invite us to step into their world, as they present their interpretation of hope and healing. Jennifer’s richly textured surfaces and atmospheric layers capture nature in a state of change and reference the Pacific Northwest,  Continue Reading

Lummi Nation Totem Pole Stops in San Juans, Heads East

May 18, 2021 at 5:30 am

By Stephanie Buffum, coordinator, San Juan Islands Stop-over Many thanks to over 300 islanders, students, and community leaders who attended May 10-11 House of Tears Carvers’ totem pole blessings on San Juan Island/Whelalq, Shaw Island/Sqemenen, Orcas Island/Swalex and Lopez Island/Swaletch. Lummi Nation members from the House of Tears Carvers Se Sealth (Jewell Praying Wolf James),  Continue Reading

Join San Juan Preservation Trust Annual Meeting Online Thursday

May 18, 2021 at 5:00 am

By Angela Anderson, executive director, and Keith Wentworth, board president, San Juan Preservation Trust San Juan Preservation Trust’s 42nd annual meeting will be held 5-6:15 p.m., Thursday, May 20. We are excited to share our past year’s accomplishments in pursuit of our mission to conserve island land, care for the land under our protection, and  Continue Reading

New Washington State Orca Recovery Coordinator Named

May 18, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office The Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office has named Olympia resident and long-time environmental advocate Tara Galuska to coordinate the state’s orca recovery efforts. As orca recovery coordinator, Galuska will be working with partners to help implement recommendations of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Southern Resident Killer Whale Task Force and tracking  Continue Reading

New Members Welcomed at Island Oil Spill Training Saturday

May 17, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the Islands’ Oil Spill Association The Islands’ Oil Spill Association is hosting a free training for local oil spill response volunteers. Anyone interested in becoming an IOSA volunteer is welcome to attend, in addition to existing members of the team. The training will be 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Saturday, May 22 in Friday Harbor. Space  Continue Reading

Bird Watch at San Juan Island Sculpture Park Wednesday

May 17, 2021 at 5:00 am

From the San Juan Island Sculpture Park Join us from 8-10 a.m. Wednesday, May 19 to watch for our fine feathered friends at the San Juan Island Sculpture Park located next to Roche Harbor Resort. The event occurs every third Wednesday of the month through September. Last month, attendees spotted more than 28 bird species.  Phil  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Lab Tide Bites

May 17, 2021 at 4:30 am

A Sunflower Star is Born By Jason Hodin, senior research scientist, Friday Harbor Labs.  Among the world’s hundreds of types of known starfish (or seastars as I’ll call them), our Pacific coast sunflower stars are true record breakers. They are the largest seastar in the world, with an arm-tip-to-arm-tip “wingspan” of more than two feet  Continue Reading

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