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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

Library Presents ‘Know Your Islanders Talk: San Juan Island Distillery’

January 31, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Island Library Join the San Juan Island Library at 7 p.m., Wednes­day, Feb. 3 for a Know Your Islanders Talk on the San Juan Island Dis­tillery. Join own­ers Suzy and Hawk as they give us a vir­tu­al tour, explain­ing how they dis­till small-batch ciders and spir­its with local island pro­duce and demon­strat­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Simeon Lariviere | 1944–2021

January 30, 2021 at 5:30 am

Sime­on Lar­iv­iere passed away peace­ful­ly in his sleep in the ear­ly morn­ing hours on Sat­ur­day, Jan. 16, 2021. Sim, as he was more com­mon­ly known, was born in Yaki­ma on June 4, 1944. He orig­i­nal­ly moved to San Juan Island in the late 1970s to be a care­tak­er for the San Juan Coun­ty Park. Lat­er, he  Con­tin­ue Reading

Washington Health Benefit Exchange Opens Special Enrollment Period

January 30, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Wash­ing­ton Health Ben­e­fit Exchange On Jan. 28, Wash­ing­ton Health Ben­e­fit Exchange announced it will open a spe­cial enroll­ment peri­od that par­al­lels the new fed­er­al enroll­ment peri­od which runs from Feb. 15 through May 15, 2021. “Hav­ing health insur­ance is crit­i­cal­ly impor­tant in these chal­leng­ing times of COVID,” said Chief Exec­u­tive Offi­cer Pam MacE­wan. “Open­ing a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Watch San Juan Community Theatre Bloopers

January 30, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre Now you can watch the “Fri­day Har­bor Hap­pen­ings” bloop­er reel. Thanks to all of you who sub­scribed to our YouTube chan­nel, we met our goal of 200 sub­scribers! So, we are now releas­ing the bloop­er reel. Enjoy! Watch the video below and watch the entire series here. 

Island Stage Left’s Daniel Mayes Performs For San Juan Community Theatre Today

January 29, 2021 at 5:58 am

From San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre Daniel Mayes of Island Stage Left per­forms a series of mono­logues, titled “Inter­pre­ta­tions,” that will leave you breath­less. Intro­duced by Helen Machin-Smith, Daniel fills the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre stage with life through a vari­ety of tales. The evening begins with a mono­logue from Shake­speare’s “Oth­el­lo,” and then tran­si­tions to a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Spring Street Presents Online Climate Change Lecture With Thor Hanson

January 29, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School At 6 p.m., Tues­day, Feb. 9, join Thor Han­son for Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School’s sec­ond vir­tu­al speak­er series in 2021. This event will inves­ti­gate how plants and ani­mals are respond­ing to cli­mate change by mov­ing, adapt­ing and evolv­ing in real-time, all around us. From lizards in hur­ri­canes to wan­der­ing trees to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Attend Washington State Ferries Virtual Meetings

January 29, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries will host a series of upcom­ing vir­tu­al pub­lic meet­ings. On Feb. 9 and 10, staff will be avail­able to answer ques­tions and give an update on Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries. For more infor­ma­tion about how to par­tic­i­pate, go to http://bit.ly/WSFCommunityParticipation. The safe­ty of our cus­tomers and crew is WSF’s  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Music Documentaries

January 28, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val presents “In Search of the Great Song,” an extra­or­di­nary musi­cal doc­u­men­tary series direct­ed by Michael and Doris Laess­er Still­wa­ter who were inspired by their “ded­i­ca­tion to the under­ly­ing source of music and song.” Watch online Feb. 1–17 at fhff.org. Screen Indi­vid­ual movies for $3.95 or pur­chase  Con­tin­ue Reading

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