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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

San Juan Island Library Presents Kids Virtual Magic Show

February 9, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Island Library The San Juan Island Library will bring Magi­cian Jeff Evans to host “The Amaz­ing Mag­ic Show” by Zoom at 2 p.m., Thurs­day, Feb. 18. The show is a just-for-fun vir­tu­al mag­ic show with fam­i­­ly-friend­­ly com­e­dy and audi­ence par­tic­i­pa­tion.  Jeff Evans is one of the Pacif­ic Northwest’s most tal­ent­ed and cel­e­brat­ed  Con­tin­ue Reading

Online San Juan School Board Meeting Wednesday

February 9, 2021 at 4:30 am

By Hay­ley Day, Suan Juan Update At 5 p.m., Wednes­day, Feb. 10, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors will hold a meet­ing on Zoom. The board will review a pre­sen­ta­tion on the draft plan for “sec­ondary in-per­­son instruc­tions.” View the entire agen­da here. The board will also hold a closed meet­ing in exec­u­tive  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juans Has 12 New COVID Cases

February 8, 2021 at 6:51 pm

From San Juan Coun­ty Giv­en the recent spike in cas­es, this update is being pro­vid­ed ahead of the stan­dard report­ing sched­ule. The reg­u­lar report will be released on Fri­day, Feb. 12 as usu­al. Since the last update on Fri­day, Feb. 5, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have increased from 111 to 123. Four new cas­es  Con­tin­ue Reading

Update: COVID Vaccine Appointments Not Available This Week

February 8, 2021 at 8:16 am

From San Juan Coun­ty San Juan Coun­ty Health and Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices has received con­fir­ma­tion that San Juan Coun­ty will not receive the first dos­es for the COVID-19 vac­cine this week. This is due to a state-wide dis­rup­tion to the sup­ply chain. Reser­va­tions will NOT be avail­able at 9 a.m., today, Feb. 8.  Read the first notice from  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Kayak Expeditions ‘Passes The Paddle’ To Bicycle Adventures

February 8, 2021 at 5:30 am

By Louis Dus­trude, San Juan Update After 40 years of oper­at­ing San Juan Kayak Expe­di­tions and 33 years of guid­ing mul­ti-day trips, Tim Thom­sen has sold the busi­ness to Todd Starnes, own­er of Wash­ing­­ton-based adven­ture com­pa­nies Bicy­cle Adven­tures, Ever­green Escapes and Sacred Rides.  Cole Wil­son, a long-time guide with the com­pa­ny, has been hired as  Con­tin­ue Reading

Animal Protection Society Pets Of The Week

February 8, 2021 at 5:00 am

  From Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor Ban­dit and Sassy are a pow­er­ful lit­tle feline duo! These two love to be affec­tion­ate and are extreme­ly out­go­ing. Ban­dit and Sassy took a long jour­ney to come all the way out to beau­ti­ful San Juan Island, and are look­ing for their for­ev­er home. If you’re look­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Join Western Bluebird Training With Preservation Trust

February 8, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust Thank you for help­ing us car­ry the San Juan Island West­ern Blue­bird Project into the future with an online West­ern Blue­bird train­ing refresh­er on Thurs­day, Feb. 25. As this project evolves from a Preser­va­tion Trust-led to a vol­un­­teer-run pro­gram, it’s crit­i­cal that we have a num­ber of solid­ly com­mit­ted com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers who  Con­tin­ue Reading

Town Adds Fire Annexation To April Ballot

February 7, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the Town of Fri­day Har­bor On Feb. 4, the Fri­day Har­bor Town Coun­cil adopt­ed an ordi­nance send­ing the propo­si­tion of town annex­a­tion into San Juan Island Fire Dis­trict 3 to its vot­ers on April 27. Cur­rent­ly, all prop­er­ties on San Juan Island are part of Dis­trict 3 with the excep­tion of those in town. The effect  Con­tin­ue Reading

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