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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

Adults Can Finish High School Through Skagit Valley College

April 18, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege invites all adult learn­ers to attend Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Achieve Week April 19–23. Achieve Week is designed for indi­vid­u­als who may be con­sid­er­ing start­ing at Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege for sum­mer or fall quar­ters, and who are inter­est­ed in high school com­ple­tion or cer­tifi­cate or degree com­ple­tion. Whether you  Con­tin­ue Reading

Washington State Ferries Ridership Above 2019 Levels in San Juans

April 18, 2021 at 4:30 am

Port Townsend, Coupeville Route won’t Receive Sec­ond Boat Until June 6   By Pat­ty Rub­stel­lo, Assis­tant Sec­re­tary, Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion Fer­ries Divi­sion Because of crew­ing chal­lenges, we made the dif­fi­cult deci­sion to delay the addi­tion of a sec­ond boat on our Port Townsend and Coupeville route until no soon­er than Sun­day, June 6. We’re still  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island has Eight New COVID Cases, Mostly from High School Sports Breakout

April 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, April 9, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have increased from 154 to 166. There are 40 close con­tacts of pos­i­tive cas­es cur­rent­ly in active quar­an­tine. San Juan Island There are eight new cas­es since the last report on San Juan Island. One of these pos­i­tive  Con­tin­ue Reading

COVID Vaccine Registration Opens Tuesday for Islanders 18 and Over

April 17, 2021 at 9:51 am

Nation­al Guard to Vac­ci­nate 3K Islanders From San Juan Coun­ty The same U.S. Nation­al Guard team that vac­ci­nat­ed 2,000 islanders in Feb­ru­ary and March will return to the islands at the end of April to help vac­ci­nate an addi­tion­al 3,100 indi­vid­u­als.  Reg­is­tra­tion for these clin­ics opens 9 a.m. Tues­day, April 20. Vis­it www.sanjuanco.com/1737/COVID-Vaccine-Info at 9  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter: Washington State Ferries Breakdowns the Worst in 40 Years

April 17, 2021 at 9:16 am

 By Janet Wright, San Juan Island I wrote an e‑mail to our state leg­is­la­tors April 14 about the fer­ry sit­u­a­tion. Anoth­er bro­ken-down fer­ry.  Hmmm, I have lived here over 40 years and it has nev­er been this bad. I have two friends who were try­ing to get to the main­land for surg­eries and they were stuck.   Con­tin­ue Reading

American Camp Visitor Center Portable Restrooms, Bottle Filling Station Open April 16

April 16, 2021 at 5:30 am

The Build­ing is Expect­ed Open Around Memo­r­i­al Day   From San Juan Island Nation­al His­toric Park The Amer­i­can Camp Vis­i­tor Cen­ter site opens 9 a.m., Fri­day, April 16. The park­ing lot will remain open and a new bot­tle fill­ing sta­tion will be avail­able. Restrooms are cur­rent­ly avail­able as port-a-pots as per­ma­nent facil­i­ties are being fin­ished and will  Con­tin­ue Reading

WaterWorks Hosts Exhibit on Jewelry Made of Recycled Tires, Broken Glass

April 16, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Water­Works Gallery Water­Works Gallery and the Seat­tle Met­als Guild will host an exhi­bi­tion titled “Mag­pie” to cel­e­brate Earth Day 2021.  Join for a social­ly dis­tant open­ing from 4–7 p.m., Thurs­day, April 22, which is Earth Day. The exhib­it runs through June 5. Mic­ki Lippe, also known as Mag­pie, opened her stu­dio to 12 Pacif­ic North­west jew­el­ers  Con­tin­ue Reading

SAFE San Juans and San Juan County Land Bank ‘Sow Seeds of Hope’ During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 16, 2021 at 4:30 am

From SAFE San Juans SAFE San Juans is work­ing with the San Juan Coun­ty Land Bank’s Sal­ish Seeds Project to sow seeds of hope dur­ing Sex­u­al Assault Aware­ness Month in April. Through­out April, staff from SAFE San Juans will be hand­ing out Sal­ish seeds through­out the coun­ty in spe­cial­ly designed pack­ets with art and mes­sages of hope  Con­tin­ue Reading

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