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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

League of Women Voters Hosts Online Forum for Friday Harbor Mayoral Race

July 3, 2021 at 9:41 am

Three-person Race will go to the Primary From the League of Women Voters of the San Juans The League of Women Voters of the San Juan Islands will host a Zoom forum for the candidates for Mayor of the Town of Friday Harbor. Three candidates have registered to run for this position which requires we  Continue Reading

Spring Street Junior Helps San Juan County Land Bank Create Digital Survey

July 3, 2021 at 9:36 am

Take the Survey Today From San Juan County Lank Bank Kaj Litch, a Spring Street International School junior, recently approached the Land Bank to collaborate with him on an internship project — a new and innovative way to gauge public opinion by using the digital tool Pol.is. The San Juan County Land Bank is a  Continue Reading

San Juan Islands Home Prices, Closing Costs Rise

July 2, 2021 at 5:30 am

The Median Islands Income Can’t Cover Costs of Median Home Price By Merri Ann Simonson, Managing Broker, Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands Inc The cost of construction, selling and buying real estate in the islands has continued to increase based on the requirements to meet the current regulations, overall material and service cost increases. One  Continue Reading

San Juan County approves Proclamation for ‘Plastic Free July’

July 2, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan County The San Juan County Council approved a proclamation June 29 designating “Plastic Free July” in San Juan County. The proclamation recognizes the pressing issues around plastic waste, including the fact that plastics are the most prevalent type of marine debris found in our oceans, as well as being found daily on  Continue Reading

Washington State Ferries Warns of Longer Waits this Fourth of July

July 2, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Washington State Ferries Customers should be prepared if their travels this holiday weekend include riding aboard a ferry. Some routes will be sailing on their holiday sailing schedules. Customers can note specific holiday sailings as they are marked on the timetables for each route. However, all customers should be prepared for longer waits at the  Continue Reading

Join Outdoor Broadway Revue Concert Thursday through Saturday

July 1, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Community Theatre A Broadway Revue Concert runs July 1-3 as part of the San Juan Community Theatre’s live, in-person season at the San Juan County Fairgrounds featuring music and theater performances through Aug. 28. Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs and pay what you can. The Broadway Revue Concert features choreographed  Continue Reading

Town of Friday Harbor’s July Public Meetings

July 1, 2021 at 4:30 am

From the town of Friday Harbor Agendas for the following town meetings will be posted at town hall and on www.fridayharbor.org. Meeting times may be amended or canceled. All meetings are currently held via Go-To-Meeting web application. Visit www.fridayharbor.org/2202/Council-Meeting-Video for a video link. Town council, noon, Thursday, July 1 Historic preservation review board, 5 p.m.,  Continue Reading

Rental Assistance Available for San Juan County Tenants and Landlords

June 30, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan County Are you a San Juan County tenant who has fallen behind on rent as of March 2020? You may be eligible for assistance. Who can apply? Applications can be completed online for either the tenant or landlord: Tenant application: www.oppco.org/sanjuanrentalassistancetenant Landlord application: www.oppco.org/sanjuanrentalassistancelandlord Landlords should first encourage the tenant to apply.  Continue Reading

Donate to Food Bank, Family Resource Center During Fourth of July Parade

June 30, 2021 at 5:00 am

By Gay Graham, Spontaneous Disorganization of Yankee Doodlers Our island’s Fourth of July parade may be small, but it will be mighty — especially if you all can lend a helping hand! A few of us crazy islanders will be pushing shopping carts — lent by Browne’s Home Center — to collect food for the  Continue Reading

Island Rec Presents Free Outdoor Concerts in July

June 30, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Island Rec Island Rec is excited to announce we’re able to have Music on the Lawn this summer. Save the date for these free outdoor summer concerts on the lawn at the San Juan Historical Society and Museum. Thank you to Islanders Insurance, IPS and Families and Neighbors Support Island Rec for helping to  Continue Reading

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