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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

Celebrate Earth Day Throughout April In San Juans

March 21, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the Stew­ard­ship Net­work of the San Juans “Here we all are, with noth­ing but our wit and our will to save the world.” – Samuel L. Jack­son. We might not have a vibra­ni­um shield, a fan­cy met­al suit designed by Tony Stark, or a ham­mer only we can lift, but we can still be the  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Jury Selections, Trials Resume

March 21, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Coun­ty The San Juan Coun­ty Supe­ri­or Court and Dis­trict Court are once again resum­ing jury tri­als, after post­pon­ing tri­als in Novem­ber of 2020 due to a surge in COVID-19 cas­es. Thanks to trans­mis­sion rates falling region­al­ly and statewide, and tech­no­log­i­cal and phys­i­cal updates to the court­rooms to improve safe­ty mea­sures, both courts  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter: High School Booster Club Says Vote Yes For Island Rec Levy

March 21, 2021 at 4:30 am

From the Pur­ple and Gold Boost­er Club The Pur­ple and Gold Boost­er Club ful­ly endors­es the Island Rec levy renew­al. We sup­port Fri­day Har­bor High School by run­ning con­ces­sions at the games and col­lect­ing tick­ets for events. We fill in some of the gaps that are not cov­ered by the Island Rec levy such as pro­vid­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Join Island Rec’s Kids Hiking Club, Teen Open Gym

March 20, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Island Rec Hik­ing Club Third-fifth graders can join this club and explore some trails from 1–3 p.m., Wednes­days. Par­ents must drop-off and pick up at each trail­head. Sign up for one or all. Dates and Loca­tions: March 24: Mount Fin­layson March 31: Lime Kiln State Park April 7: Eng­lish Camp and Young Hill April 14: Mount Grant April  Con­tin­ue Reading

PeaceHealth To Receive 50 First-Dose COVID Vaccines This Week

March 20, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Peace­Health On March 17, the Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Health expand­ed vac­ci­na­tion to peo­ple in the Phase 1B Tier 2 eli­gi­bil­i­ty cat­e­go­ry. This cat­e­go­ry includes high-risk crit­i­cal work­ers who work in cer­tain con­gre­gate set­tings: agri­cul­ture; fish­ing ves­sel crews; food pro­cess­ing; gro­cery stores; cor­rec­tions; pris­ons, jails or deten­tion cen­ters; pub­lic tran­sit; remain­ing first respon­ders, and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter: Island Rec’s Value Exceeds Tax Contribution

March 20, 2021 at 4:30 am

By Gib and Jen Black, San Juan Island Please join us in sup­port­ing Island Rec by vot­ing in favor of renew­ing its levy. Our fam­i­ly, like many here on San Juan Island, receive a val­ue from Island Rec that far exceeds what we con­tribute in tax­es. We ben­e­fit from dai­ly walks at the Grav­el Pit with  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Opens Monday

March 19, 2021 at 9:54 pm

From San Juan Coun­ty San Juan Coun­ty Health and Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices will be open­ing reg­is­tra­tion for first dose vac­cine appoint­ments on at 9 a.m., Mon­day, March 22. These clin­ics will be on Orcas and San Juan Island. Those who are eli­gi­ble and wish to reg­is­ter for an appoint­ment should go to www.sanjuanco.com/1737/COVID-Vaccine-Info at 9 a.m., Mon­day,  Con­tin­ue Reading

No New COVID-19 Cases In San Juan Islands For Fourth Consecutive Week

March 19, 2021 at 9:45 pm

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, March 12, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have remained steady at 129. There are zero close con­tacts of a pos­i­tive case cur­rent­ly in active quar­an­tine. Orcas Island There are no new cas­es on Orcas Island since the last update and no con­firmed pos­i­tive cas­es under active  Con­tin­ue Reading

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