About the Author
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 County Council Preliminary Election Results

November 3, 2020 at 8:16 pm

By Hay­ley Day Pre­lim­i­nary results for the local 2020 Gen­er­al Elec­tion are in as of 8 p.m., Tues­day, Nov. 3. Chris­tine Min­ney is in the lead for San Juan Coun­cil Res­i­den­cy Dis­trict 1 with 51.34 per­cent of the vote. Cindy Wolf is in the lead for San Juan Coun­cil Res­i­den­cy Dis­trict 2 with 53.09 per­cent of the vote. As  Con­tin­ue Reading

Scarecrow Contest Winners Announced

November 3, 2020 at 5:30 am

By San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce Here are the win­ners of the first-ever Scare­crow Con­test, spon­sored by the Friends of the Library and the San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce. We had over 200 hun­dred vot­ers and all of the con­tes­tants received votes. The fol­low­ing three entries received the most votes.

Forum to Cover County COVID-19 School Responses

November 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan Islands Com­mu­ni­ty Net­work Join San Juan Coun­ty school lead­ers to dis­cuss respons­es to the COVID-19 cri­sis and address ques­tions about stu­dents, staff and com­mu­ni­ty safe­ty at 1 p.m., Sun­day, Nov. 8, online via Zoom and YouTube. Reg­is­ter at www.SJICN.org. Sub­mit your ques­tions via email to info@sjicn.org. The forum is capped at 100  Con­tin­ue Reading

Contact Tracing Finds Another COVID-19 Case On Orcas

November 2, 2020 at 7:30 pm

By San Juan Coun­ty One new pos­i­tive COVID-19 test result has been report­ed in San Juan Coun­ty, for an Orcas Island res­i­dent. This is the 37th case report­ed in San Juan Coun­ty. Based on com­pre­hen­sive inter­views, it appears there is a con­nec­tion between this test result and a pre­vi­ous­ly con­firmed case. Test­ing and mon­i­tor­ing are  Con­tin­ue Reading

WaterWorks Gallery Features Teresa Smith

November 2, 2020 at 5:00 am

By Water­Works Gallery Water­Works Gallery presents Art Aisle with Tere­sa Smith from Nov. 5–28. Join us wear­ing your mask for a social­ly dis­tanced Pros­ec­co Night, from 4–7 p.m., Thurs­day, Nov. 5. Our fea­tured artist for Novem­ber is Tere­sa Smith. Tere­sa cap­tures the pacif­ic north­west land­scape, allow­ing the oil paint­ing to unfold in a con­tem­pla­tive or med­i­ta­tive  Con­tin­ue Reading

Compass Health Raises $165K on World Mental Health Day

November 2, 2020 at 4:30 am

By Com­pass Health Com­pass Health’s Build­ing Com­mu­ni­ties of Hope Gala raised more than $165,000 in sup­port of the organization’s child, youth and fam­i­ly behav­ioral health ser­vices dur­ing a vir­tu­al event held on World Men­tal Health Day, Sat­ur­day, Oct. 10.  Funds exceed­ed Com­pass Health’s goals by $15,000, as more than 250 com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers gath­ered vir­tu­al­ly to cel­e­brate  Con­tin­ue Reading

Seasonal Closure of 4th of July Beach Parking

November 1, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan Island Nation­al His­tor­i­cal Park San Juan Island Nation­al His­tor­i­cal Park announces its sea­son­al clo­sure of the 4th of July Beach park­ing area effec­tive, Sun­day, Nov. 1. The clos­ing of the park­ing area is an annu­al event to pre­vent dam­age to the area due to high rain­fall, poor drainage, and heavy vehi­cle use. Access out­side of  Con­tin­ue Reading

25 Years With Serendipity Used Books

November 1, 2020 at 4:00 am

  By David Bent­ley   Oct. 31, 2020, was Hal­loween, but it was also the 25th anniver­sary of Serendip­i­ty Used Books.   Be sure to wish Car­ole Jack­son and Dilys Good­man a hap­py anniver­sary. The store opened on Hal­loween 1995 with about 3,000 titles. You can read more about the his­to­ry of the store in this  Con­tin­ue Reading

‘Happy Halloween’ From Islanders Bank

October 31, 2020 at 10:39 am

The staff at Islanders Bank cel­e­brat­ed Hal­loween a day ear­ly, on Fri­day, Oct. 30, at the Fri­day Har­bor branch.

6 Reasons Why Art Museums Create Good Health

October 31, 2020 at 5:30 am

By San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art Being cooped up in our homes for many weeks, being on alert to main­tain social dis­tanc­ing and not being able to trav­el or see rel­a­tives is stress­ful. We could all need some time to decom­press and reduce anx­i­ety. Vis­it­ing an art muse­um is a relax­ing and serene way to  Con­tin­ue Reading

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