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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

Grant Helps Fish For Teeth Maintain Services

January 10, 2021 at 5:00 am

Den­tal Appoint­ments Avail­able, Fish Tacos On Fri­day From Fish For Teeth Fish for Teeth is con­tin­u­ing its tooth-fix­ing mis­sion by bring­ing the Med­ical Teams Inter­na­tion­al Mobile Den­tal Van to Fri­day Har­bor from Wednes­day, Jan. 13-Sat­ur­­day, Jan. 16. There are still a few appoint­ments avail­able on Fri­day, Jan. 15 and Sat­ur­day, Jan. 16. Apply at fishforteeth.com or at  Con­tin­ue Reading

Learn To Grow Veggies With Master Gardeners

January 10, 2021 at 4:30 am

By Caitlin Blethen, WSU Mas­ter Gar­den­er Pro­gram Coor­di­na­tor  Join the San Juan Coun­ty Wash­ing­ton State Uni­ver­si­ty Mas­ter Gar­den­ers for two free com­mu­ni­ty webi­na­rs explor­ing how to suc­cess­ful­ly grow your own food. Dr. Car­ol Miles and Dr. Lin­da Gilke­son will spend two hours each on two sep­a­rate Tues­days, review­ing the basics of food gar­den­ing. These events have  Con­tin­ue Reading

Know Your Islanders Presents Whale-Poop Sniffing Dog 

January 9, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan Island Library At 7 p.m., Wednes­day, Jan. 13, meet a con­ser­va­tion canine dur­ing the San Juan Island Library’s vir­tu­al Know Your Islanders event. Eba, the whale dog, is a poop-snif­f­ing res­cue dog in the Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton’s Cen­ter for Con­ser­va­tion Biol­o­gy Whale Scat pro­gram. Eba is help­ing Dr. Sam Wass­er and Dr.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Holiday Ferries Ridership 43% Lower Than In 2019

January 9, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries had rough­ly 267,000 rid­ers from Tues­day, Dec. 22, through Mon­day, Dec. 28. That’s 43% low­er than the num­ber of peo­ple we car­ried dur­ing the same time frame last year, though vehi­cle rid­er­ship was down only 9%. Thank you for fol­low­ing statewide restric­tions to lim­it trav­el over the hol­i­day sea­son. Wednes­day, Dec. 23,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Makerspace Event Looks At How To Create Sustainable Products

January 9, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil Islanders inter­est­ed in mak­er­spaces and sus­tain­abil­i­ty are invit­ed to join the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil of San Juan Coun­ty to hear about “clos­ing the loop” on Thurs­day, Jan. 14 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Zoom.  Niky­ta Palmisani, the train­ing, edu­ca­tion and out­reach coor­di­na­tor for Lopez Sol­id Waste, will dis­cuss  Con­tin­ue Reading

Nine New COVID Cases In San Juans

January 8, 2021 at 7:49 pm

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Thurs­day, Dec. 31, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have increased from 79 to 88. Eight of the new cas­es are on San Juan Island, and one is on Orcas Island. Approx­i­mate­ly 28 indi­vid­u­als who are close con­tacts of pos­i­tive cas­es are cur­rent­ly in active quar­an­tine. Orcas  Con­tin­ue Reading

State Says All Regions To Remain In Phase 1

January 8, 2021 at 7:12 pm

From the Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Health On Jan. 8, the Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Health announced that based on Gov­er­nor Jay Inslee’s Healthy Wash­ing­ton Roadmap to Recov­ery plan released ear­li­er this week, that all eight regions in Wash­ing­ton will remain in Phase 1 until at least Mon­day, Jan. 18. As out­lined in the Governor’s COVID-19  Con­tin­ue Reading

Pick Up Free Meals For Every Island Child

January 8, 2021 at 5:30 am

By José Domenech, San Juan Island School Dis­trict Finance Direc­tor, and Liz Var­varo, San Juan Island School Dis­trict Food Ser­vice Direc­tor San Juan Island School Dis­trict is able to pro­vide a dai­ly meal pack with break­fast and lunch to any child in our com­mu­ni­ty between the ages of 1 and 18 years of age for  Con­tin­ue Reading

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