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

Salmon Habitat Restored on Sucia Island

October 2, 2020 at 5:50 am

Almost sev­en years ago, Friends of the San Juans began work­ing with Wash­ing­ton State Parks on a salmon recov­ery project on Sucia Island. After a lot of research, sur­veys, designs, engi­neer­ing, and per­mit­ting, the on-the-ground work to restore habi­tat has come to fruition. Locat­ed along a major migra­to­ry path­way for juve­nile Chi­nook salmon, Sucia’s marine  Con­tin­ue Reading

Soroptimists Online Auction Success

October 2, 2020 at 5:46 am

When life gives you lemons, of course, you are sup­posed to make lemon­ade! But that’s hard to do if you don’t have any sug­ar to sweet­en it. Sorop­ti­mist Inter­na­tion­al of Fri­day Har­bor was very fortunate—we had the sweet­en­er! Covid-19 restric­tions kept us from being able to hold our annu­al fundrais­er: our St. Patrick’s Day Extrav­a­gan­za.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Burn Permits on Sale October 5

October 2, 2020 at 5:40 am

Res­i­den­tial and Com­mer­cial burn per­mits go on sale Octo­ber 5. Fall is here and the time has come for burn per­mits to go on sale. Please fol­low this link to pur­chase a burn per­mit through our online por­tal. Burn per­mits issued at this time will be valid until the end of May 2021. A reminder that burn  Con­tin­ue Reading

Today’s Online Public Hospital District Meeting

October 2, 2020 at 5:15 am

The next San Juan Coun­ty Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict No. 1 reg­u­lar board meet­ing will be 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.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Know Your Islanders Talks on ZOOM

October 1, 2020 at 7:22 pm

Know Your Islanders Talks on ZOOM San Juan Island Library is invit­ing you to a sched­uled Zoom meet­ing. Octo­ber 5, 2020 07:00 PM Pacif­ic Time (US and Cana­da) Know Your Islanders Talk: Lar­ry Wight, Four Months on the South­ern Bor­der — Sto­ries of Open Hearts and Bro­ken Hopes Join Lar­ry Wight for an eye­wit­ness look at con­di­tions  Con­tin­ue Reading

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