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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

Pre-order Cask & Schooner Takeout This Thanksgiving

November 19, 2020 at 4:30 am

Cask & Schooner staff sent the Update a taste of their Thanks­giv­ing options. The staff is offer­ing take out Thanks­giv­ing din­ner this year, and pre-order­ing is required. Check out the menu below. 

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park Makeover

November 18, 2020 at 5:30 am

By Fran­cie Hansen, San Juan Island Have you been to the San Juan Islands Sculp­ture Park late­ly? It’s had a make-over, thanks to the park’s pres­i­dent David Jenk­ins and a small group of com­mit­ted islanders. It’s the per­fect place — win­ter, spring, sum­mer, or fall — to walk (the park is both dog-friend­­ly and child-friend­­ly),  Con­tin­ue Reading

Free Virtual Pilates Class on Thanksgiving

November 18, 2020 at 5:00 am

By Island Rec Cel­e­brate com­mu­ni­ty and the spir­it of giv­ing with a free pilates mat class via Zoom on Thanks­giv­ing morn­ing. The class is for begin­ner to advanced stu­dents and will run from 9–10 a.m., Thurs­day, Nov. 26. Reg­is­ter in advance by email­ing Mor­gan John­ston at morgan@islandrec.org. The link will be sent out 30 min­utes pri­or  Con­tin­ue Reading

Larsen Leads Resolution On Drone Safety

November 18, 2020 at 4:00 am

By Rep. Rick Larsen’s Office Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Chair of the House Avi­a­tion Sub­com­mit­tee, Gar­ret Graves (LA-06), the Subcommittee’s Rank­ing Mem­ber, and Sharice Davids (KS-03), the Subcommittee’s Vice Chair, intro­duced a bipar­ti­san res­o­lu­tion des­ig­nat­ing the week of Nov. 16 – 22, 2020, as Nation­al Drone Safe­ty Aware­ness Week. Found­ed by the Fed­er­al Avi­a­tion Admin­is­tra­tion in  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juans COVID-19 Case Updates

November 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

Sev­en New Cas­es On Orcas, No New Hos­pi­tal­iza­tion in Coun­ty By San Juan Coun­ty Orcas Island Since the last update, sev­en new cas­es have been iden­ti­fied on Orcas Island. This brings the total num­ber of cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty to 56. All of these new cas­es are tied to a nine-case clus­ter on Orcas  Con­tin­ue Reading

Holiday Craft Market at Brickworks

November 16, 2020 at 5:00 am

By SJI Farm­ers Mar­ket The San Juan Island Farm­ers Mar­ket is host­ing three hol­i­day craft mar­kets this year. Sup­port local ven­dors and stock up for the hol­i­days. The mar­kets will take place from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sat­ur­days, Nov. 21, Dec. 5 and Dec. 19.  Join farm­ers, crafters, mak­ers and arti­sans for a safe and social­ly dis­tanced  Con­tin­ue Reading

Pick Up Free Meal At Cynthia’s Bistro

November 16, 2020 at 4:30 am

By Cyn­thia Burke, Own­er, Cyn­thi­a’s Bistro Cynthia’s Bistro is offer­ing free take­away meals to any­one who needs a meal or wish­es to have a home-cooked meal. No ques­tions asked, just free food. Stop by Cynthia’s this Thurs­day, Nov. 19, from 4:30–6 p.m. to pick up your meal. When we run out of food, we will close  Con­tin­ue Reading

Statewide COVID-19 Restrictions Last Four Weeks

November 15, 2020 at 3:53 pm

Most Restric­tions Start Nov. 16; For Restau­rants, Nov. 18 By Wash­ing­ton’s Governor’s Office On Sun­day, Nov. 15, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a four-week statewide set of restric­tions in response to the recent rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus in Wash­ing­ton and across the coun­try. The new restric­tions come as Wash­ing­ton sees con­sis­tent increas­ing dai­ly case counts,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Exhibit To Fill Art Museum Atrium With Fog

November 15, 2020 at 5:30 am

By SJIMA Remem­ber a time on a sum­mer night when you laid on your back and stared at the night sky and felt insignif­i­cant in that vast­ness of space?  In “SPACE, MUSES, ETC.” at the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art, Sam Stub­ble­field intends to deep­en that same sense of awe in us. The fog descends just  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter: Island Leaders Say Stay Home For Holidays

November 15, 2020 at 5:00 am

As cas­es spike dra­mat­i­cal­ly in San Juan Coun­ty, Wash­ing­ton, and the Unit­ed States, we would like to urge islanders to scale back their hol­i­day plans. Over recent months, we’ve been able to enjoy a slow reopen­ing of our islands. Restau­rants, gath­er­ings, shops, gyms, and most recent­ly schools have all made slow progress towards return­ing to a  Con­tin­ue Reading

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