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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

San Juan Island Library Presents Kids Virtual Magic Show

February 9, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Island Library The San Juan Island Library will bring Magician Jeff Evans to host “The Amazing Magic Show” by Zoom at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18. The show is a just-for-fun virtual magic show with family-friendly comedy and audience participation.   Jeff Evans is one of the Pacific Northwest’s most talented and  Continue Reading

Online San Juan School Board Meeting Wednesday

February 9, 2021 at 4:30 am

By Hayley Day, Suan Juan Update At 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, the San Juan Island School District Board of Directors will hold a meeting on Zoom. The board will review a presentation on the draft plan for “secondary in-person instructions.” View the entire agenda here. The board will also hold a closed meeting in  Continue Reading

San Juans Has 12 New COVID Cases

February 8, 2021 at 6:51 pm

From San Juan County Given the recent spike in cases, this update is being provided ahead of the standard reporting schedule. The regular report will be released on Friday, Feb. 12 as usual. Since the last update on Friday, Feb. 5, total cases in San Juan County have increased from 111 to 123. Four new  Continue Reading

Update: COVID Vaccine Appointments Not Available This Week

February 8, 2021 at 8:16 am

From San Juan County San Juan County Health and Community Services has received confirmation that San Juan County will not receive the first doses for the COVID-19 vaccine this week. This is due to a state-wide disruption to the supply chain. Reservations will NOT be available at 9 a.m., today, Feb. 8.  Read the first  Continue Reading

San Juan Kayak Expeditions ‘Passes The Paddle’ To Bicycle Adventures

February 8, 2021 at 5:30 am

By Louis Dustrude, San Juan Update After 40 years of operating San Juan Kayak Expeditions and 33 years of guiding multi-day trips, Tim Thomsen has sold the business to Todd Starnes, owner of Washington-based adventure companies Bicycle Adventures, Evergreen Escapes and Sacred Rides.  Cole Wilson, a long-time guide with the company, has been hired as  Continue Reading

Animal Protection Society Pets Of The Week

February 8, 2021 at 5:00 am

  From Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Bandit and Sassy are a powerful little feline duo! These two love to be affectionate and are extremely outgoing. Bandit and Sassy took a long journey to come all the way out to beautiful San Juan Island, and are looking for their forever home. If you’re looking  Continue Reading

Join Western Bluebird Training With Preservation Trust

February 8, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Preservation Trust Thank you for helping us carry the San Juan Island Western Bluebird Project into the future with an online Western Bluebird training refresher on Thursday, Feb. 25. As this project evolves from a Preservation Trust-led to a volunteer-run program, it’s critical that we have a number of solidly committed community  Continue Reading

Town Adds Fire Annexation To April Ballot

February 7, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the Town of Friday Harbor On Feb. 4, the Friday Harbor Town Council adopted an ordinance sending the proposition of town annexation into San Juan Island Fire District 3 to its voters on April 27. Currently, all properties on San Juan Island are part of District 3 with the exception of those in town.  Continue Reading

Fire Chief Declines COLA Increase During COVID

February 7, 2021 at 5:00 am

By Bob Jarman, Chair of the Board of Commissioners, San Juan County Fire District 3 At our last San Juan County Fire District 3 meeting, San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Chief Norvin Collins told the board he was not going to take his contracted cost of living increase. In the course of his report  Continue Reading

Animal Protection Society Volunteer Of The Month

February 7, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor’s volunteer for the month of February is Pam Monin. Pam has been volunteering at the APS-FH Treasure Hounds store since July 2017. She has worked as a retail sales clerk for the store as well as being our visual merchandising and display  Continue Reading

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