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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

View San Juan Museum Artist Registry Show Online

January 12, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art If you can’t come to the muse­um to see the art, the art will come to you. Our team has been hard at work inter­view­ing and pho­tograph­ing the artists and their cre­ations so you can vis­it them online. As of Jan. 12, go to sjima-online.org to tour the annu­al Artists’  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC Hosts Paycheck Protection Program Webinar

January 12, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil On Thurs­day, Jan. 14, the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil will host a Zoom webi­nar on the upcom­ing Pay­check Pro­tec­tion Pro­gram, or PPP, loan appli­ca­tion process. The event will be pre­sent­ed by Janie Sac­co and Steve Burke from the Wash­ing­ton Small Busi­ness Devel­op­ment Cen­ter from 2–3:30 p.m.  Con­tin­ue Reading

FANS Donates $4K To Island Rec

January 12, 2021 at 4:30 am

From FANS Fam­i­lies And Neigh­bors Sup­port (FANS) Island Rec donat­ed $4,000 to Island Rec this Decem­ber, thanks to the very gen­er­ous and ded­i­cat­ed indi­vid­u­als and busi­ness­es that donat­ed to FANS this past year. Thank you to all who have donat­ed, and we wish you a won­der­ful 2021.

County Council To Review Vacation Rental Moratorium on January 12

January 11, 2021 at 8:44 pm

By Hay­ley Day, San Juan Update At the Tues­day, Jan. 12 San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil meet­ing, coun­cilmem­bers will dis­cuss a mora­to­ri­um on vaca­tion rental per­mit appli­ca­tions. The agen­da for the meet­ing also states that the coun­cil may take action. Coun­cilmem­bers will also review the roll­out of the COVID-19 vac­cine; approve a res­o­lu­tion for their state  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Artist Chosen For State-wide Competition

January 11, 2021 at 5:30 am

By Yvonne Bui­js-Man­cu­so Pacif­ic North­west artist, Yvonne Bui­js-Man­cu­­so, Fri­day Har­bor, Wash­ing­ton, has been cho­sen for inclu­sion in the 2021 CVG Show in Bremerton’s Col­lec­tive Visions Gallery. The annu­al CVG show is one of the largest and most pres­ti­gious art com­pe­ti­tions in the North­west. Two hun­dred and nine­­ty-five artists from cities and towns through­out Wash­ing­ton State  Con­tin­ue Reading

Register For Marine Naturalist Program

January 11, 2021 at 5:00 am

From The Whale Muse­um Back by pop­u­lar demand, reg­is­tra­tion is now open for a spring vir­tu­al ses­sion of The Whale Museum’s Marine Nat­u­ral­ist Pro­gram. This dynam­ic and high-qual­i­­ty pro­gram will still be sev­en-ses­­sions and run April 11–17. The objec­tive of this pro­gram is to pro­vide a learn­ing expe­ri­ence that assists adult grad­u­ates in becom­ing qual­i­fied  Con­tin­ue Reading

Run For OPALCO Board

January 11, 2021 at 4:30 am

Dead­line for Nom­i­na­tions is Jan­u­ary 27 From OPALCO Now is your chance for a seat at the table as the OPALCO Board plans the future pow­er sup­ply for San Juan Coun­ty. OPALCO is seek­ing nom­i­na­tions for board can­di­dates for two open posi­tions in Dis­trict 2 (Orcas, Armitage, Big Dou­ble, Blake­ly, Fawn, Lit­tle Dou­ble and Obstruc­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading

Six Steps To Purchasing A San Juans Home

January 10, 2021 at 5:30 am

By Mer­ri Ann Simon­son, Man­ag­ing Bro­ker, Cold­well Banker San Juan Islands Inc 1. Select an Agent to Rep­re­sent You As you may be aware, all of the bro­ker­age firms on San Juan Island are mem­bers of the North­west Mul­ti­ple List­ing Ser­vice; there­fore, any of the agents can assist you with any of the prop­er­ties list­ed with  Con­tin­ue Reading

Grant Helps Fish For Teeth Maintain Services

January 10, 2021 at 5:00 am

Den­tal Appoint­ments Avail­able, Fish Tacos On Fri­day From Fish For Teeth Fish for Teeth is con­tin­u­ing its tooth-fix­ing mis­sion by bring­ing the Med­ical Teams Inter­na­tion­al Mobile Den­tal Van to Fri­day Har­bor from Wednes­day, Jan. 13-Sat­ur­­day, Jan. 16. There are still a few appoint­ments avail­able on Fri­day, Jan. 15 and Sat­ur­day, Jan. 16. Apply at fishforteeth.com or at  Con­tin­ue Reading

Learn To Grow Veggies With Master Gardeners

January 10, 2021 at 4:30 am

By Caitlin Blethen, WSU Mas­ter Gar­den­er Pro­gram Coor­di­na­tor  Join the San Juan Coun­ty Wash­ing­ton State Uni­ver­si­ty Mas­ter Gar­den­ers for two free com­mu­ni­ty webi­na­rs explor­ing how to suc­cess­ful­ly grow your own food. Dr. Car­ol Miles and Dr. Lin­da Gilke­son will spend two hours each on two sep­a­rate Tues­days, review­ing the basics of food gar­den­ing. These events have  Con­tin­ue Reading

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