Hayley Day

Hayley posted 214 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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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

Friday Harbor severe weather shelter secures locations

Correction: At press time, the Islands Community Church — at 127 Gilbert…

  • Dec 7th, 2017 9:43am
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Local girls may be allowed to join Cub Scouts

Lifting a century-old tradition could breathe new life into San Juan County’s…

  • Dec 1st, 2017 2:19pm
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Locals take U.S. citizenship class at San Juan Island Library

Quenia attends the library’s bi-weekly U.S. citizenship class to someday have the…

  • Nov 29th, 2017 9:53am

Strong winds lead to island power outages

After nearly 20 hours without power on Sunday, Nov. 26, it was…

  • Dec 1st, 2017 8:42am
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                                A ‘small’ shopper peruses the Holiday Market at the Friday Harbor Elementary School on Nov. 25.

San Juan Islanders shop small at artisans’ Holiday Market | Video

It’s easy to shop small on San Juan Island thanks to the…

  • Nov 29th, 2017 4:33pm
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                                A ‘small’ shopper peruses the Holiday Market at the Friday Harbor Elementary School on Nov. 25.
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                                Anna Maria de Freitas and David Pass stand on the covered deck of a tiny house they will rent out in Friday Harbor. Each house comes with a 90-square-foot covered deck in the front.

Tiny houses add to low housing stock in Friday Harbor

As the owner of local businesses, it’s easy for Anna Maria de…

  • Nov 27th, 2017 9:22am
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                                Anna Maria de Freitas and David Pass stand on the covered deck of a tiny house they will rent out in Friday Harbor. Each house comes with a 90-square-foot covered deck in the front.

San Juan County residents lean towards maintaining state tax hikes

Unlike the rest of the state, San Juan County residents voted to…

  • Nov 26th, 2017 11:20am

San Juan County residents face property tax increase, mostly from state

San Juan County property owners will see significantly higher property tax bills…

  • Nov 22nd, 2017 1:56pm
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                                Shahn McGuire and San Juan Lions Club members gather in front of the collected items after the spree.

San Juan Lions Club shopping spree winner hits record

On the mainland, shoppers snag deals after Thanksgiving, but on San Juan…

  • Nov 22nd, 2017 9:13am
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                                Shahn McGuire and San Juan Lions Club members gather in front of the collected items after the spree.

Debates on lodging tax distributions at San Juan County Council

San Juan County Councilmen are questioning the purpose of a longtime local…

  • Nov 20th, 2017 8:10am

County topics addressed at San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau membership meeting

Local business and government representatives heard updates on issues affecting their livelihoods…

  • Nov 12th, 2017 6:54pm
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                                About 92 workshop attendees discussed county solutions to orca protection on Oct. 27.

New study shows looming orca extinction without big local changes

San Juan County staff and residents are brainstorming local ways to protect…

  • Nov 13th, 2017 6:22pm
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                                About 92 workshop attendees discussed county solutions to orca protection on Oct. 27.

Life Care Center employees search for jobs after branch closure

After about eight years with the Life Care Center of the San…

  • Nov 3rd, 2017 7:00am

San Juan Island teen airlifted after car accident

A San Juan Island teen was airlifted to receive medical care after…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017 5:23pm

Almost half of the population cannot afford to live in most island homes | Comprehensive Plan

There’s a housing crisis in San Juan County and county staff has…

  • Nov 1st, 2017 8:27am

Sale pending for commercial, water-view property in Friday Harbor

Possibly the last commercial, water-view property in Friday Harbor may soon be…

  • Oct 28th, 2017 1:16pm

San Juan Island EMS faces budget concerns as chief resigns

Even after an increased tax levy in 2016, San Juan Island Emergency…

  • Oct 30th, 2017 11:48am

San Juan County staff to assess how much land is undeveloped | Comprehensive Plan

On islands with limited space, locals have questioned the possibility of overcrowding.…

  • Oct 30th, 2017 11:35am

Halloween happenings on San Juan Island

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, trick-or-treaters will fill Friday Harbor streets, or mainly…

  • Oct 24th, 2017 7:26am

Children’s health insurance funding issues could affect San Juan County

If a federal health insurance program for low-income children isn’t funded by…

  • Oct 23rd, 2017 11:13am

Friday Harbor High School Homecoming Parade | Photos

A parade of hula dancers and “Grease” characters made its way down…

  • Oct 20th, 2017 4:52pm

Local veterans discuss long health care waits with Larsen

A federal program to prevent veterans from long wait times at health…

  • Oct 24th, 2017 10:45am

One health insurer remains for San Juan County individual plans

The uncertainty of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, at the federal…

  • Oct 18th, 2017 7:00am

One arrested after drug activity complaint in Friday Harbor

A man with an alias was arrested on a felony warrant after…

  • Oct 17th, 2017 7:00am

Sea-Cure Extinguisher Services | Women in Business

This article is part of the Journal’s special section “Women in Business,”…

  • Oct 21st, 2017 2:10pm

Outside gallery tells islands’ World War I experience

It’s 1917 and suit-clad, wide-eyed boys, sit on the steps of the…

  • Oct 18th, 2017 2:47pm

Car crash causes power outage on San Juan Island

A single-car accident on Saturday, Oct. 7 cut power to San Juan…

  • Oct 16th, 2017 1:39pm

San Juan County to update public records requests to match state law

Changes to requesting public records at the state level are impacting the…

  • Oct 13th, 2017 7:58am

No decision made on Argyle lots; public hearing extended

A brief public discussion on the sale of four undeveloped town lots…

  • Oct 11th, 2017 7:00am

School board candidates, in Nov. 7 election, face off

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, islanders probed local candidates at a forum on…

  • Oct 15th, 2017 8:43am

Port of Friday Harbor candidates, in Nov. 7 election, face off

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, islanders probed local candidates at a forum on…

  • Oct 9th, 2017 5:03pm

Hospital district candidates, in Nov. 7 election, face off

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, islanders probed local candidates at a forum on…

  • Oct 9th, 2017 9:23am

Community organizes to try to save Life Care Center

State officials also explain a facility citation, which eliminated some staff training.

  • Oct 4th, 2017 8:13am

Island EMS may add paid EMTs to volunteers

An extended EMS response time forces staff to consider moving from mostly volunteers to paid EMTs.

  • Oct 3rd, 2017 8:53am

Interviews for San Juan County Superior Court judge replacement underway

San Juan County will have a new Superior Court Judge next year,…

  • Oct 4th, 2017 8:17am

Affordable apartment may be offered to market-rate buyers

A Friday Harbor apartment complex may lose its income-based rentals during its…

  • Oct 2nd, 2017 12:41pm

Join a global “Thriller” dance this Halloween

The “evil of the thriller” returns to Friday Harbor this October for…

  • Sep 29th, 2017 7:00am