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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

Letter: Protect Hospice Care in San Juans

October 29, 2020 at 4:30 am

By Marie-Luz Vil­la MD AGSF, Main Oper­a­tions Man­ag­er, Hos­pice of San Juan San Juan Coun­ty, being rel­a­tive­ly tiny in the eyes of Medicare, receives insur­ance-fund­ed hos­pice care under the umbrel­la of Hos­pice of the North­west (HNW), which is based in Skag­it Coun­ty. Although both San Juan Island and Lopez Island have all-vol­un­­teer hos­pice orga­ni­za­tions to com­ple­ment  Con­tin­ue Reading

Contact Of Orcas COVID-19 Case Tests Positive

October 28, 2020 at 7:41 pm

By San Juan Coun­ty One new pos­i­tive COVID-19 test result has been report­ed in San Juan Coun­ty, for an Orcas Island res­i­dent who is a close house­hold con­tact of the Orcas res­i­dent report­ed as pos­i­tive on Oct. 26. This is the 36th case report­ed in San Juan Coun­ty. Giv­en the close house­hold prox­im­i­ty of the indi­vid­ual  Con­tin­ue Reading

And The Film Fest Winners Are …

October 28, 2020 at 5:30 am

By FHFF As in each of the last sev­en years, the Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val is delight­ed to hon­or film­mak­ers who have done out­stand­ing work on projects screened dur­ing the fes­ti­val. We are very pleased to present the fol­low­ing awards this year: Local Hero Award, two Las­z­lo Pal Emerg­ing Film­mak­er Awards, and Audi­ence Choice Awards  Con­tin­ue Reading

Online Port of Friday Harbor Meeting At Noon

October 28, 2020 at 5:00 am

The Port of Fri­day Har­bor will host an online meet­ing at noon, today, Wednes­day, Oct. 28 on Zoom. View the agen­da and how to log into the meet­ing here. Com­mis­sion­ers will dis­cuss pos­si­bly rais­ing fees at Ship­yard Cove over time. They will also dis­cuss lease agree­ments with Salt­wa­ter Farm and Island Air, and pos­si­bly approve a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Today’s Online Hospital District Meeting

October 28, 2020 at 4:00 am

The next San Juan Coun­ty Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict No. 1 reg­u­lar board meet­ing is at 5:30 p.m., today, Wednes­day, Oct. 28. This meet­ing is ful­ly online due to COVID-19, and mem­bers of the pub­lic may join by dial­ing 509–473‑0276 and enter­ing 279 885 068#. Note that the phone num­ber has changed from pre­vi­ous board meet­ings. Doc­u­ments  Con­tin­ue Reading

Drive-Thru Trick-or-Treating on San Juan

October 27, 2020 at 5:30 am

By Chuck Dall­dorf, Pub­lic Infor­ma­tion Offi­cer, San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue  San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue along with the San Juan Island Fire­fight­er Asso­ci­a­tion will host a spe­cial, safe, social dis­tanced fam­i­ly Hal­loween event from 2–6 p.m., Sat­ur­day, Oct. 31, 2020, at John O. Linde Com­mu­ni­ty Park, 565 Carter Ave. in Fri­day Har­bor.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Stream Gypsy Jazz Concert On San Juan Theater’s Website

October 27, 2020 at 5:00 am

By San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre For two weeks only, at sjctheatre.org, you can see a spe­cial con­cert by Pearl Djan­go. Reg­u­lars on the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre stage, Pearl Djan­go filmed a con­cert for SJCT that will be streamed on our web­site from Nov. 12– 29. With a per­for­mance his­to­ry span­ning more than 26 years, Pearl  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan School District Holds Online Meeting

October 27, 2020 at 4:30 am

By San Juan Island School Dis­trict On Wednes­day, Oct. 28, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors will hold a reg­u­lar school board meet­ing at 5 p.m. as a Zoom meet­ing. Click here to join the webinar.

Two New COVID-19 Cases in San Juans

October 26, 2020 at 6:13 am

By San Juan Coun­ty Two new pos­i­tive COVID-19 test results have been report­ed in San Juan Coun­ty; one for an Orcas Island res­i­dent, and one for a res­i­dent of San Juan Island. Both cas­es appear to have come from off-island con­tact with infect­ed indi­vid­u­als. These are the 34th and 35th cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Theater Presents Online ‘Melodious Notes Over the Harbor’ Concert

October 26, 2020 at 5:30 am

By San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre Melo­di­ous Notes Over the Har­bor is ecsta­t­ic to be able to present a vir­tu­al con­cert for San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre’s 2020–21 Snap­shot Sea­son. Watch the con­cert here. This con­cert will fea­ture musi­cians who live in Fri­day Har­bor: Eliz­a­beth Schal­ten­brand-piano, Han­neke Klein-Robben­haar-vio­lin, Sasha von Das­­sow-cel­­lo and Sue Col­la­do-clar­inet. Each musi­cian is  Con­tin­ue Reading

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