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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

APS Mobilizes To Find Frightened Rescue Dog

January 8, 2021 at 5:00 am

Quee­nie Has Been Loose On San Juan Since Dec. 20. From Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor is cur­rent­ly head­ing a res­cue mis­sion to cap­ture a dog that has been run­ning loose on San Juan Island for the last three weeks. Quee­nie is a res­cue dog that was trans­ferred to  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Vaccine Q&A

January 8, 2021 at 4:30 am

Who Is Eli­gi­ble Now, Who Is Next In Line and Where Can You Get Vac­ci­nat­ed? From San Juan Coun­ty This week, Wash­ing­ton State Gov­er­nor Jay Inslee released details on a new two-phase plan for the lim­it­ed reopen­ing of some busi­ness­es and a return of some activ­i­ties. The details are found here.  All coun­ties begin in  Con­tin­ue Reading

BooBoo Hosts Island Rec Online Fitness Class

January 7, 2021 at 5:30 am

From Island Rec Here is a new Zoom fit­ness class to kick off the New Year! Join Boo­Boo James for the class “Fan­tas­tic Full Body Fusion” from 5:30–6:15 p.m., Tues­days and Thurs­days, from Jan. 12-Feb. 11.  This is a total body work­out, no equip­ment nec­es­sary, except for some­times a broom. This class is for ages 14 and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Join Mullis Center Book Club Online

January 7, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Island Library Join the Mullis Cen­ter Book Club at 1:15 p.m., Mon­day, Jan. 11, online. This month, the club is read­ing “Haunt­ing Paris” by Mam­ta Chaudhry. Print, large print, audio CD, and down­load­able ebook and e‑audiobook copies are avail­able through the San Juan Island Library. Email bhelstien@sjlib.org, for the Zoom meet­ing invi­ta­tion at least  Con­tin­ue Reading

Apply For Lottery To Build Detached Guest Houses

January 7, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment is now accept­ing Acces­so­ry Dwelling Unit eli­gi­bil­i­ty appli­ca­tions. Appli­ca­tions are due Feb. 8. The draw­ing will be held on March 1. ADUs, com­mon­ly called guest hous­es, are defined in the San Juan Coun­ty Code as:  “Acces­so­ry dwelling unit (ADU) means a liv­ing area that is acces­so­ry to the prin­ci­pal res­i­dence, locat­ed  Con­tin­ue Reading

History Column: ‘We Can’t Build Up Our Beautiful City By Scrapping All The Time.’

January 6, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the San Juan His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety and Muse­um “We can’t build up our beau­ti­ful city by scrap­ping all the time.” These words were writ­ten by Launor Ben­jamin Carter in 1909, as seen in the ad above and pub­lished in the Fri­day Har­bor Jour­nal the last week in Decem­ber that year. The entire ad is worth read­ing. It reminds us that 2020 was  Con­tin­ue Reading

Center For Whale Research’s First Orca Sighting Of 2021

January 6, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Cen­ter for Whale Research On Jan. 3, Dave got a good enough shot of the mom to con­vince him that he had the T167s. T167A had sprout­ed since the last pic­tures Dave had looked at of him. The T167s have shown up a few times in the last sev­er­al years (Mark just saw them on  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Director Series

January 6, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val Direc­tor Series will present a var­ied selec­tion of not-to-be-missed doc­u­men­taries to bright­en your life dur­ing the win­ter of 2021. All can be accessed online at fhff.org at extreme­ly low prices.  Here is the line­up for Jan­u­ary and Feb­ru­ary: Jan. 7–17: The impor­tance of pub­lic lands “A  Con­tin­ue Reading

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