Hayley Day

Hayley posted 251 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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San Juan Islanders support bills in state Legislature

Washington state lawmakers are meeting for a short, two-month regular session, ending…

  • Feb 17th, 2018 7:00am
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                                Superintendent Danna Diaz.

San Juan Island School District postpones action to renew superintendent’s contract

The decision to renew San Juan Island School District’s superintendent was postponed…

  • Feb 16th, 2018 2:54pm
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                                Superintendent Danna Diaz.

Spring Street students clean San Juan Island beaches

Sharon Massey’s fifth- and sixth-grade Spring Street International School students have news:…

  • Feb 16th, 2018 7:00am

Anacortes construction expected to cause delays to ferry terminal

Construction in and around Anacortes this spring is expected to cause delays…

  • Feb 15th, 2018 1:18pm

Vonnegut play questions masculinity, heroism at San Juan Community Theatre

The San Juan Community Theatre is showing “a simple-minded play.” Don’t worry,…

  • Feb 15th, 2018 7:00am

A look at the San Juan Island EMS budget

San Juan Island Emergency Medical Services staff say finances will break even…

  • Feb 12th, 2018 4:02pm

San Juan County proposes to increase stormwater fee

Cleaning the precipitation, which drains into water sources that are accessible to…

  • Feb 8th, 2018 9:36am

Two commissioners appointed to San Juan County Public Hospital District 1 | Update

Replacements for two recently resigned commissioners have been appointed to the San…

  • Feb 16th, 2018 4:55pm
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Friday Harbor boys and girls basketball head to playoffs

This season, the Friday Harbor varsity basketball teams taught others to “beware…

  • Feb 7th, 2018 12:15pm
Staff photo/Tate Thomson

3.1-magnitude earthquake hits San Juan Islands

The United States Geological Survey website reports that a 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck…

  • Feb 5th, 2018 2:18pm

Potential buyers look at two, empty Spring Street buildings

Two well-known properties, which are for sale on Spring Street in Friday…

  • Feb 5th, 2018 12:23pm

Kelsey O’Day trial rescheduled

The trial for Kelsey Lee O’Day, 27, of Friday Harbor, has been…

  • Feb 2nd, 2018 5:12pm

Lincoln commercial features Matthew McConaughey on San Juan Islands barge

The commercial that locals have been waiting for is finally on the…

  • Feb 13th, 2018 10:17am

San Juan County addiction recovery house may be funded

The struggles to stop addiction can be heightened on the rural islands…

  • Jan 31st, 2018 7:00am

A ferry tale ending | The Hyak may be decommissioned in 2018

After roughly half a century of service, one of Washington State Ferries’…

  • Jan 28th, 2018 7:00am

Study explains what draws visitors to San Juan Islands

The results of one San Juan County visitor survey are in and…

  • Jan 29th, 2018 9:40am

OPALCO celebrates power cable replacement

Correction: Previously, this article incorrectly stated that the Japanese company that manufactured…

  • Jan 29th, 2018 5:31pm

More changes for San Juan Island Public Hospital District 1 | Update

Two commissioners resign and the outgoing EMS chief rescinds his resignation

  • Jan 29th, 2018 5:34pm

Attempted piggy bank break-in at Brickworks

Brickworks pig statue, too strong for alleged thief

  • Jan 28th, 2018 5:46pm

Tree damages car after windstorm

Josh Boland, of Friday Harbor, woke on Sunday, Jan. 21, to a…

  • Jan 22nd, 2018 12:30pm

Elusive state capital budget passes, county funds secured

The state legislature approved the allocation of nearly $4 billion for construction…

  • Jan 22nd, 2018 12:05pm

San Juan employers learn how to apply new paid sick leave law

Correction: Originally, this story said that full-time employees can accrue a maximum…

  • Jan 29th, 2018 11:18am

County road may be relocated due to climate change predictions

This is the second article in a two-part series about the effects…

  • Jan 10th, 2018 7:00am

Public hospital district appoints interim chief, against EMS staff recommendations

The new year has brought changes to San Juan Island Public Hospital…

  • Jan 15th, 2018 10:07am

Six alleged theft reports at San Juan Island businesses

During the last two months of 2017, six thefts were reported from…

  • Jan 9th, 2018 11:44am

San Juan Islander receives bionic hand after accident

If you ever need help, Lyle Mann can lend you a hand.…

  • Jan 10th, 2018 10:46am
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                                The Lime Kiln Lighthouse in 1929, with keepers’ dwellings to the right.

Lime Kiln Lighthouse turns 100

Celebration plans are underway for 2019

  • Jan 5th, 2018 9:59am
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                                The Lime Kiln Lighthouse in 1929, with keepers’ dwellings to the right.

NOAA says vessel rules are a win for orcas and whale watch boaters

Correction: In a previous version of this article, it stated that in…

  • Jan 14th, 2018 11:58am

Sea-level rise estimates could affect local real estate

If scientists’ predictions are correct, hundreds of San Juan County’s most coveted…

  • Dec 29th, 2017 5:17pm

San Juan County companies, state officials look to protect net neutrality after repeal

San Juan County, as well as Washington state, may be immune to…

  • Dec 23rd, 2017 7:00am

Incumbent may remain on hospital district board

If an elected official doesn’t take her oath by Jan. 1, the…

  • Dec 21st, 2017 4:07pm

Judge Eaton retires from San Juan County Superior Court

When Judge Donald Eaton moved to San Juan Island, almost 40 years…

  • Dec 19th, 2017 5:13pm

Turnbull named state district’s athletic director of the year

After Rod Turnbull’s father passed away, the high school freshman turned to…

  • Dec 18th, 2017 7:00am

Friday Harbor woman pleads not guilty to child rape in the third degree

A San Juan Island woman pleaded not guilty to child rape with…

  • Dec 16th, 2017 11:20am

Equitable internet access for all Americans | Reporter’s Notebook

Like telephone and power, Americans should have access to the internet without…

  • Dec 13th, 2017 7:33pm

San Juan County’s broadband option sets state example

San Juan County has become a leading example of how to provide…

  • Dec 14th, 2017 1:20pm
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Fog at the Port of Friday Harbor | Photos

Fog laid over San Juan Island on the morning of Monday, Dec.…

  • Dec 11th, 2017 6:23pm
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Port of Friday Harbor staff honor retiring Commissioner Mike Ahrenius

Retiring Commissioner Mike Ahrenius doesn’t measure his service at the Port of…

  • Dec 7th, 2017 8:11am

Wolverines boys’ basketball earns second season win

Friday Harbor High School boys’ basketball team beat the Sultan High School…

  • Dec 7th, 2017 12:13pm

San Juan Island woman is charged with child rape

Editor’s note: The accused is not named in this article to protect…

  • Dec 5th, 2017 4:04pm