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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

Stream Film Festival Environmental Documentaries March 16–31

March 14, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val Fri­day Har­bor Film Festival’s Direc­tor Series presents four online films: “The Return of the River“and “The Mem­o­ry of Fish” from March 16 to 31, and “Dolores,” in col­lab­o­ra­tions with the WSU San Juan Islands Agri­cul­tur­al Sum­mit, from March 20 to 27 at fhff.org. Screen each film for only $2.95.  A  Con­tin­ue Reading

Town To Construct Roundabout On Mullis Street

March 13, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Town of Fri­day Har­bor The Town of Fri­day Har­bor will add a round­about to part of Mullis Street from March 22 through May 28. “Local access on Mullis Street from 818 Mullis Street to the Spring Street Inter­sec­tion will be impact­ed while con­trac­tors recon­struct the road and install a round­about,” said Town of Fri­day Har­bor  Con­tin­ue Reading

St. Patrick’s Day Online Auction To Support Animals

March 13, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Kana­ka Bay Trad­ing Com­pa­ny This online auc­tion will be high­light­ing one-of-a-kind items that will be offered by artists, col­lec­tors, arti­sans and indi­vid­u­als who sup­port ani­mal wel­fare orga­ni­za­tions on San Juan Island and oth­er com­mu­ni­ties. The auc­tion is open through St. Patrick­’s Day, March 17. View the auc­tion here. The entire pro­ceeds from these items  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Opens COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Monday

March 12, 2021 at 7:45 pm

From San Juan Coun­ty San Juan Coun­ty Health and Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices will be open­ing reg­is­tra­tion for first dose vac­cine appoint­ments at 9 a.m., Mon­day, March 15. Those who are eli­gi­ble and wish to reg­is­ter for an appoint­ment should go to this web­site at 9 a.m., Mon­day, March 15. There will be links clear­ly marked for each clin­ic.  Con­tin­ue Reading

No New COVID Cases In San Juans For Third Week

March 12, 2021 at 7:33 pm

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, March 5, 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. There are no pos­i­tive cas­es  Con­tin­ue Reading

County Survey Assesses Unvaccinated Islanders 65 and Older

March 12, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty To bet­ter under­stand the cur­rent need for vac­ci­na­tions for San Juan Coun­ty res­i­dents 65 and old­er, San Juan Coun­ty Health and Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices asks that those who meet all of the four mea­sures below fill out a sim­ple form: A San Juan Coun­ty res­i­dent (short term or long term), and Age 65  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec Breaks Down Levy Renewal

March 12, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Island Rec Island Rec’s levy fund­ing request will be on the April 27 bal­lot for San Juan Island vot­ers. The request is for a renew­al of the exist­ing prop­er­ty tax levy rate of 38.5 cents per $1,000 of assessed prop­er­ty val­ue. To val­i­date the elec­tion Island Rec needs 2,550 peo­ple to vote and then  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC Holds Local Virtual Job Fair March 31

March 12, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil urges busi­ness­es and res­i­dents to hire local work­ers and con­trac­tors as the econ­o­my starts to reopen. In an effort to con­nect island work­ers with local busi­ness­es, the EDC will host a vir­tu­al job fair from 10–11:30 a.m., Wednes­day, March 31, via Zoom.  Con­tin­ue Reading

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