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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

Locals’ Exhibit Runs Through May 31 At San Juan Islands Museum Of Art

March 24, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art Put a spring in your step by vis­it­ing the expan­sive exhib­it of artists in Fri­day Har­bor. This all-island Artists’ Reg­istry Show gets bet­ter and bet­ter each year. At the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art, you can stroll the spa­cious gal­leries and vis­it your favorite art forms in the 60-plus  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer-Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

March 24, 2021 at 4:30 am

“Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. Mail Will Be Deliv­ered, Part II   On a Sep­tem­ber day in the 1930s, mail car­ri­er Eddie Hin­der­mann steered his long­boat away from Chris “Phono­graph” Nel­son, who was talk­ing to him­self onshore start­ing into the tall spruce fring­ing the  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Land Bank Holds Community Conversations

March 23, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Land Bank Got ques­tions for your con­ser­va­tion land bank? We want to hear from you! Join us on Zoom for San Juan Coun­ty Land Bank’s Com­mu­ni­ty Con­ver­sa­tion series. We will host pub­lic meet­ings from 5:30–7 p.m., Wednes­day, March 31, April 7 and April 14. Reg­is­ter at https://bit.ly/3vGDWys. Each meet­ing date will focus on one  Con­tin­ue Reading

Animal Protection Society Presents Pet Of The Week

March 23, 2021 at 4:30 am

From the Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor Age: 7 months Sex: Female Breed: Lab mix Appli­ca­tion: www.apsfh.com/adoption-program/canine-application Sweet salu­ta­tions, Beren­jen­na! Jen­na made the big jour­ney all the way from Mex­i­co to us, to find her for­ev­er home here in the Pacif­ic North­west. This lit­tle lover has already been through a lot in life, but with  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Fire And Rescue Stops Apartment Kitchen Fire

March 22, 2021 at 7:42 am

From San Juan Fire and Res­cue On Sat­ur­day, March 20, quick action by chil­dren, neigh­bors and San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue pre­vent­ed a small kitchen appli­ance fire from spread­ing or caus­ing any injuries. While chil­dren were play­ing out­side of a mul­ti-fam­i­­ly res­i­dence, they were inter­rupt­ed by a loud fire alarm from one of the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Alchemy Art Center Spearheads Community Mural At San Juan Islands Sculpture Park

March 22, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Alche­my Art Cen­ter Many may remem­ber Alche­my Art Cen­ter’s com­mu­ni­ty Salmon Mur­al Project, which first start­ed in the begin­ning phas­es of the pan­dem­ic ear­ly last year. Now, we are part­ner­ing with the San Juan Islands Sculp­ture Park to cre­ate anoth­er salmon, on-site, for per­ma­nent instal­la­tion. Every Sun­day from June 20 to Sept. 19, vis­i­tors to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Soroptimists Donate $5K So Locals Can Buy Fresh Produce

March 22, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Fri­day Har­bor Sorop­ti­mists Fri­day Har­bor Sorop­ti­mists have donat­ed $5,000 to the Fresh Bucks Pro­gram man­aged on behalf of Nour­ish to Flour­ish by the Joyce Sobel Fam­i­ly Resource Cen­ter. The pro­gram pro­vides match­es for fam­i­ly spend­ing on fruits and veg­eta­bles to increase the amount of fresh pro­duce in their diets. The Farm­ers Mar­ket and San  Con­tin­ue Reading

Ferry Workers Eligible For Vaccine, WSF Reminds Travelers To Limit Trips

March 22, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries Please con­tin­ue to lim­it fer­ry trav­el to essen­tial trips. Despite increas­ing COVID-19 vac­ci­na­tions and low­er case num­bers, the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion still rec­om­mends we delay trav­el if pos­si­ble. That’s why we con­tin­ue to ask the pub­lic to lim­it rides on our fer­ries to essen­tial pur­pos­es only. If you must  Con­tin­ue Reading

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