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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 Hiring Lead Finance Clerk

March 27, 2021 at 4:30 am

From The Town of Fri­day Har­bor The Town of Fri­day Har­bor is seek­ing a qual­i­fied can­di­date to fill the posi­tion of lead finance clerk. The lead finance clerk is respon­si­ble for var­ied and com­plex finan­cial duties, includ­ing some of the duties of the finance direc­tor in their absence. The lead finance clerk per­forms a vari­ety  Con­tin­ue Reading

Mullis Street Construction Targets Sidewalk, Curb Through April 1

March 26, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the Town of Fri­day Har­bor The Town of Fri­day Har­bor will add a round­about to part of Mullis Street from March 22 through May 28. The project will recon­struct approx­i­mate­ly 1,300 feet of Mullis Street from 818 Mullis Street, the Guard Elec­tric and Air­port prop­er­ty, to Spring Street. The con­trac­tor is installing curb, gut­ter  Con­tin­ue Reading

PeaceHealth To Distribute 80 First-Dose COVID Vaccines This Week

March 26, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Peace­Health Peace­Health Peace Island Med­ical Cen­ter in Fri­day Har­bor will have 80 pri­ma­ry dos­es of the Mod­er­na vac­cine to dis­trib­ute this week. Peace­Health is now vac­ci­nat­ing indi­vid­u­als in the 1B1 and 1B2 cat­e­gories per state eli­gi­bil­i­ty guide­lines at its clin­ic sched­uled for Thurs­day, March 25. No affil­i­a­tion with Peace­Health is required. Peo­ple in these cat­e­gories  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Updates Website

March 26, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty San Juan Coun­ty is excit­ed to announce the coun­ty launched its new and improved web­site March 25. With the new changes and updat­ed look, cit­i­zens and vis­i­tors will be able to find what they need in a faster and more intu­itive man­ner, as well as keep­ing up with new and impor­tant projects,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Town of Friday Harbor Seeks Historical Board Member, Stories

March 25, 2021 at 5:30 am

Con­tributed Photo/San Juan His­tor­i­cal Muse­um. Fish­ing boats in Fri­day Har­bor. From the Town of Fri­day Har­bor The Town of Fri­day Har­bor is look­ing for a new board mem­ber to pre­serve his­to­ry, as well as orga­ni­za­tions to share local his­tor­i­cal sto­ries. Board The Town of Fri­day Har­bor His­toric Preser­va­tion Review Board is look­ing for a new  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann Simonson Gives The 411 on Septic Systems

March 25, 2021 at 5:00 am

By Mer­ri Ann Simon­son, Man­ag­ing Bro­ker, Cold­well Banker San Juan Islands Inc As real estate agents, we are con­stant­ly learn­ing and then shar­ing our knowl­edge with our clients. We must even expand our knowl­edge into some relat­ed indus­tries that are not com­fort­able dis­cussing with a client, such as sep­tic sys­tems and their func­tions. The real  Con­tin­ue Reading

SeaDoc Society Releases Podcast On Orcas

March 25, 2021 at 4:30 am

From SeaD­oc Soci­ety South­ern res­i­dent killer whales are look­ing direct­ly at extinc­tion if things don’t change. They are emo­tion­al­ly intel­li­gent ani­mals with com­plex fam­i­ly dynam­ics and a deep spir­i­tu­al con­nec­tion to the tribes and first nations who’ve been in the Sal­ish Sea since time immemo­r­i­al. In this lim­it­ed pod­cast series called Pod of Orcas: A  Con­tin­ue Reading

Demand Lowers For COVID Vaccines In San Juans As State Increases Eligibility

March 24, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty In a wel­come sign of progress, the vac­cine reg­is­tra­tion win­dow on Mon­day, March 22, had slots avail­able for almost five hours after open­ing. While the out­reach to those who are eli­gi­ble but not yet vac­ci­nat­ed con­tin­ues, this decreased demand indi­cates the appro­pri­ate­ness of expand­ing eli­gi­bil­i­ty fur­ther. As per a recent deci­sion  Con­tin­ue Reading

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