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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

Peace Island Easter Basket Sale Canceled

April 1, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Peace Island Med­ical Cen­ter Vol­un­teers Upon the rec­om­men­da­tion of the health depart­ment and the state guide­lines, we have been advised to can­cel our East­er bas­ket sale this year. We thank the com­mu­ni­ty for their con­tin­ued inter­est and sup­port of this fundrais­er for our can­cer care cen­ter. We look for­ward and plan to con­tin­ue this tra­di­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading

All Adults Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine In Washington April 15

March 31, 2021 at 9:53 pm

Ages 16 and Up Can Get Vac­ci­nat­ed    From Gov. Jay Inslee’s Office Wash­ing­ton State Gov. Jay Inslee announced March 31 that effec­tive April 15, all Wash­ing­to­ni­ans over the age of 16 will be eli­gi­ble to receive a COVID-19 vac­ci­na­tion.  Over the past four months, since Wash­ing­ton began admin­is­ter­ing dos­es of the vac­ci­na­tion, the state  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fish For Teeth Fish Tacos Available Friday

March 31, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Fish for Teeth From 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Fri­day, April 2, enjoy a leg­endary fish taco from Fish for Teeth. They’re actu­al­ly bur­ri­tos. They’re deli­cious and made with flakey white rock­fish sus­tain­ably har­vest­ed off the Wash­ing­ton coast, Pablito’s sal­sa, Tillam­ook cheese, fresh greens, and a squeeze of lime, all assem­bled with love from a Fish for Teeth  Con­tin­ue Reading

Celebrate Poetry Month This April In Friday Harbor Poetry Gardens

March 31, 2021 at 5:00 am

From the Town of Fri­day Har­bor The Town of Fri­day Har­bor and its Arts Com­mis­sion invite the com­mu­ni­ty to cel­e­brate Nation­al Poet­ry Month with a tour of the town’s four poet­ry gar­dens. The win­ning poems from the town’s 2019 poet­ry con­test are on dis­play in the water­front view­ing area below Down­rig­gers and next to the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter: Tony Fyrqvist Supports Island Rec Levy, Recounts Program Memories

March 31, 2021 at 4:30 am

By Tony Fyrqvist, San Juan Island I strong­ly sup­port the Island Rec Levy. We have lived on the island for 30 years and I have seen the improve­ment has made in the com­mu­ni­ty. The levy is a small price divid­ed among many to pro­vide a great return for all. In the ear­ly ’90s, Cindy Bak­er was  Con­tin­ue Reading

Meet Easter Bunny On San Juan Walking Tour Hosted By Firefighters Association

March 30, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan Islands’ Fire­fight­er Asso­ci­a­tion The San Juan Islands’ Fire­fight­er Asso­ci­a­tion will host a walk­ing tour instead of the annu­al East­er egg hunt due to the ongo­ing pan­dem­ic, from noon‑2 p.m., Sun­day, April 4. We hope you will join us for a fun walk around town, vis­it with some of our fire­fight­ers and keep an  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Earth Day Documentaries

March 30, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val Direc­tor Series presents a var­ied selec­tion of not-to-be-missed doc­u­men­taries to bright­en your life each month. Begin­ning April 1, in hon­or of Earth Day, four fea­ture films will be avail­able 24/7 at fhff.org. The films include “Awake, A Dream from Stand­ing Rock,” “My Coun­try No More,”  Con­tin­ue Reading

OPALCO Clears Trees Under Power Lines To Improve Safety, Forest Health

March 30, 2021 at 4:30 am

From OPALCO Orcas Pow­er & Light Coop­er­a­tive is clear­ing the right-of-way areas under pow­er lines to pro­tect the elec­tri­cal sys­tem from out­ages, remove for­est fuels that could feed a wild­fire and improve for­est health through biochar amend­ments to the soil. OPALCO is our mem­ber-owned coop­er­a­tive elec­tric util­i­ty, serv­ing San Juan Coun­ty.  The Civil­ian Con­ser­va­tion Corp will  Con­tin­ue Reading

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