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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

EDC Breaks Down Governor’s Press Conference

December 13, 2020 at 4:30 am

By San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil The fol­low­ing was announced at Wash­ing­ton State Gov­er­nor Jay Inslee’s Dec. 8 press con­fer­ence: The COVID-19 restric­tions announced on Nov. 15 will remain in effect for three more weeks, until Jan. 7, 2021. An addi­tion­al $50 mil­lion has been allo­cat­ed to Work­ing Wash­ing­ton round 3 grants, bring­ing the total  Con­tin­ue Reading

Local Bike Shop Offers Photography Tour

December 12, 2020 at 5:30 am

By Meat Machine Cycles Meat Machine Cycles — Fri­day Harbor’s only full-ser­vice bike repair and rental shop — is offer­ing a new bicy­cle tour for pho­tog­ra­phy enthu­si­asts. Meat Machine’s pro­fes­sion­al pho­tog­ra­ph­er will guide guests on a mild bike ride to the most scenic and also less­er-known San Juan Island loca­tions to learn the basic tenets  Con­tin­ue Reading

Hospital Volunteers Make Thousands of Masks

December 12, 2020 at 5:00 am

By Peace Island Vol­un­teers In March, at the begin­ning of the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic, Peace Island Vol­un­teers orga­nized a mask-mak­ing project that would even­tu­al­ly include over 50 indi­vid­u­als mak­ing more than 4,400 masks.  The sew­ers were dubbed the Mas­ke­teers. Like the Mus­ke­teers, their efforts were help­ing to pro­tect their com­mu­ni­ty from the COVID sabo­teur. For the past  Con­tin­ue Reading

Don’t Fear Calling 911 During Pandemic

December 12, 2020 at 4:30 am

By San Juan Island EMS This has been a chal­leng­ing year. COVID-19 has made many peo­ple reluc­tant to ask for help or see a health care provider, or even worse, caused some to think that they are an added bur­den if they ask for assis­tance. We want to reas­sure the pub­lic that you can con­tin­ue to  Con­tin­ue Reading

APS Pet Of The Week: Rowdy

December 11, 2020 at 5:30 am

By Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor Age: Approx 12 years Sex: Male Breed: Cat­tle Dog mix Appli­ca­tion: https://www.apsfh.com/adoption-program/canine-application Row­dy is a staff favorite and with good reason…he is as sweet as they come!  He was recent­ly brought to APS-FH from a res­cue group in Texas after his own­er passed away.  Row­dy loves going for short walks and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Learn Medicare Basics In Zoom Meeting

December 11, 2020 at 5:00 am

By Island Hos­pi­tal Do you find Medicare a mys­tery? Are you unsure which Medicare plan is best for you? Join SHIBA online for a vir­tu­al Medicare 101 class where we will cov­er the “A, B, C, Ds” of Medicare. Our cer­ti­fied SHIBA vol­un­teers will be avail­able to answer all of your ques­tions. The event will be  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC Hosts Web Professionals Meet Up

December 11, 2020 at 4:30 am

By EDC San Juan Coun­ty soft­ware and web pro­fes­sion­als, includ­ing retired or aspir­ing, are invit­ed to a vir­tu­al meet­up host­ed by the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil on Thurs­day, Dec. 17. Our arch­i­pel­ago is home to many peo­ple in infor­­ma­­tion-focused pro­fes­sions who work remote­ly or in local busi­ness­es. The goal of this event is to help peo­ple make  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Directors Series

December 10, 2020 at 7:14 am

By Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val Direc­tor Series presents Ben­jamin Ree’s “The Painter and the Thief,” now play­ing on-demand at fhff.org through Sun­day, Dec. 13.  A sched­uled livestream film­mak­er Q&A ses­sion will fol­low. Audi­ence mem­bers are wel­come to par­tic­i­pate. The cost to view this film is $5.95. The Direc­tor Series pro­vides movie  Con­tin­ue Reading

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