Hayley Day

Hayley posted 122 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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Population projections propel problems?

There’s something missing in the county’s recommended population projection to plan growth…

  • Jun 22nd, 2017 9:36am

Islanders request easier path to tiny home living

Issa Wild has only built five tiny homes for islanders since he…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 7:00am

County officials discuss how to protect orcas

San Juan County officials are brainstorming local ways to protect Southern resident…

  • Jun 15th, 2017 7:50am

County Council OKs Clure property purchase by San Juan County Land Bank

A once-private beach on Lopez will soon be public, thanks to the…

  • Jun 16th, 2017 11:04am

Some county education and health services may move off island

Combining government services across municipalities may cut costs on the mainland, but…

  • Jun 11th, 2017 7:00am

Iceberg Point dig could locate artifacts, but harm native wildflowers

To dig or not to dig. That’s the question plaguing Lopezians at…

  • Jun 8th, 2017 7:00am

Friday Harbor Elementary School employee allegedly discovered drinking at work

At around 11:30 a.m. on May 15, a deputy was dispatched to…

  • Jun 7th, 2017 7:00am

Planning commission suggests annual fee for all vacation rentals

Vacation rental owners in the county may need to pay an annual…

  • Jun 2nd, 2017 2:32pm

Scheduled flights between Friday Harbor and Canada are about to take off

Regular travel to Canada will soon be easier for islanders. A roughly…

  • Jun 1st, 2017 2:53pm

Friday Harbor Memorial Day parade and ceremony| Photos

By Hayley Day

  • May 31st, 2017 8:18am

Extra veterans assistance money means more help for local soldiers

In the aftermath of war, veterans can be left without support, but…

  • May 29th, 2017 4:38pm

Friday Harbor American Legion to honor veterans on Memorial Day

Retired Army Staff Sargent Shannon Plummer will never say “Happy Memorial Day.”…

  • May 31st, 2017 8:13am

Vacation rental owners weigh in on proposed code changes

When Barbara Defalco’s 100-year-old farmhouse needed repairs three years ago, she rented…

  • May 26th, 2017 7:00am

Unusual spring winds cause power outages on San Juan Island

Tuesday, May 23 was a sunny, spring day, but everyone on San…

  • May 27th, 2017 3:02pm

Public Hospital District votes to contract with Planned Parenthood | Update

Commissioners on the San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 voted…

  • May 31st, 2017 8:34am

University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories open house | Photos

Staff at the University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories opened their doors…

  • May 22nd, 2017 8:04am

Assistance to keep islanders in their homes lowers, but state bill could help

Islanders, who need help staying in their homes this year, may not…

  • May 19th, 2017 7:12am

Lower population predicted than the last comprehensive plan update

San Juan County’s population is rising, but not as fast as the…

  • May 17th, 2017 7:00am

Southern resident killer whale fins displayed for Endangered Species Day

On Friday, May 19, 86 Southern resident killer whales were spotted in…

  • May 22nd, 2017 9:28pm

Q & A: Comprehensive Plan

What is a comprehensive plan? Some Washington counties opt in or are…

  • May 15th, 2017 10:40am

Mother deer — baby season in the San Juans welcomes fawns, fledglings and fox kits

As spring in the San Juans breaths new life into its prairies…

  • May 13th, 2017 12:45pm

Comprehensive plan confronts climate change

The San Juan County Comprehensive Plan is slated to be updated by…

  • May 14th, 2017 9:56pm

Public Hospital District to collaborate on Planned Parenthood draft contract, district bylaws

Public hospital district Commissioners on San Juan County Public Hospital District No.…

  • May 9th, 2017 2:26pm

Introducing the class of 2034

The class of 2034 are just learning to walk, but that didn’t…

  • May 8th, 2017 7:17am

Friday Harbor teen inspires Stanford class on design for the disabled

Imagine what life would be like if you couldn’t express your thoughts.…

  • May 9th, 2017 11:55am

Vacation rentals effects on affordable housing

Anne Marie Shanks of Orcas can see the effect vacation rentals have…

  • May 4th, 2017 7:00am

Vacation rental permit changes up for debate

New regulations to San Juan County vacation rental permits may be added…

  • May 4th, 2017 5:06pm

Spring Street’s pocket park is complete | Update

After about a month of construction, the pocket park on Spring Street…

  • May 11th, 2017 3:08pm

Barn deconstruction restarts

It’s back in the saddle again for the San Juan County Fairgrounds…

  • May 6th, 2017 11:33am

San Juan Island Hostel opens for seasonal workers and daily guests

Friday Harbor’s migration of seasonal workers is about to strike, and this…

  • Apr 29th, 2017 3:53pm

Recycled paper bags required in plastic bag ordinance

On April 18, in a 2-1 vote, San Juan County passed changes…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 7:48am

Elusive connector road construction to begin | Update

After nearly 20 years, plans to build the elusive connector road are…

  • Apr 24th, 2017 12:47pm

Around Town | Granny’s Way, April election

Want to know what is going on in town? Check out these…

  • Apr 20th, 2017 7:08am

How would San Juan County look if Trump’s budget proposal was passed?

President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal suggests cutting funds to most major…

  • Apr 20th, 2017 6:44am

Community Treasures cancels state e-recycling contract | Update

Community Treasures is one step closer to closing its doors. On April…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 7:59am

Everett music festival acts to play Friday Harbor

Locals don’t have to go off island for touring acts, thanks to…

  • Apr 16th, 2017 10:16pm

Public hospital district answers

The county’s only hospital district has constituents asking questions about how a…

  • Apr 19th, 2017 7:03am

Possible plans for Friday Harbor’s painted roundabout pushed to fall

A small, painted roundabout could potentially be installed this September at the…

  • Apr 12th, 2017 12:14pm

Easter events

Celebrate Easter on San Juan Island at the following events. Easter Egg…

  • Apr 14th, 2017 11:50am

Final call for county 911 dispatcher

Behind the screened counter at San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, in a…

  • Apr 12th, 2017 10:12am