Hayley Day

Hayley posted 301 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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Plans to turn San Juan County Visitor’s Study into action

Before San Juan County Councilman Rick Hughes moved to the San Juans…

  • May 17th, 2018 7:00am
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                                Kids enjoy Island Rec’s Children’s Festival on May 5 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds.

San Juan Island kids disconnect for a week of screen-free fun

Listen to this article in the audio player below: On Wednesday, May…

  • May 15th, 2018 7:34pm
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                                Kids enjoy Island Rec’s Children’s Festival on May 5 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds.

Eastsound woman is charged with stealing almost $9K from former boss

Editor’s note: Originally this story stated that Jami Ann Plummer is 38,…

  • May 16th, 2018 8:04am

Washington State Ferries summer reservations increase

Three years after the introduction of the Washington State Ferries reservation system,…

  • May 10th, 2018 11:17am

Drivers learn to use new Friday Harbor roundabout | Update

As of May 9, local drivers have been going around in circles…

  • May 14th, 2018 3:29pm

Locals advise Washington State Ferries on long-term plan

Washington State Ferries staff are moving full steam into the next 20…

  • May 9th, 2018 8:16am

San Juan Island mother overcomes addiction for her kids

Island mom shares her story for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13

  • May 5th, 2018 7:00am

Celebrate San Juan County history throughout May

History is alive in the San Juan Islands throughout the month of…

  • May 3rd, 2018 5:21pm

Local aims to rebuild San Juan Island canoe culture

To Matt Wickey, a crucial element was missing from the San Juans…

  • May 3rd, 2018 7:00am
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                                Items seized from the alleged Canadian smuggler.

Alleged cross-border drug trafficking off San Juan Island | Update

Two men involved in an alleged rash of drug trafficking, over a…

  • May 7th, 2018 4:11pm
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                                Items seized from the alleged Canadian smuggler.

Wordy Weekend | Washington state poet laureate visits San Juan Island

April wasn’t the cruelest month, thanks to an island visit by Washington…

  • May 1st, 2018 7:45am

Grand Canyon spring break maintains two decades of popularity at Friday Harbor High School

Move over, Cabo. So long, Fort Lauderdale. Friday Harbor students have historically…

  • Apr 29th, 2018 10:50am

Surprise! Friday Harbor teacher awarded $5,000 CenturyLink grant | Update

CenturyLink staff had a surprise for Friday Harbor Elementary School teacher Susan…

  • Apr 30th, 2018 6:40pm

San Juan Island School District implements hiring freeze after large support for levy renewal | Update

Despite support for the new school levy, the San Juan Island School…

  • Apr 28th, 2018 5:39pm

Early election results show voters approve San Juan Island School District levy | Update

It looks like San Juan County voters will overwhelmingly renew the property…

  • Apr 25th, 2018 1:53pm

San Juan Island teens take ‘crash’ course on reckless driving

Friday Harbor high school students watch mock car crash demonstration

  • Apr 24th, 2018 7:32pm

Century celebration | San Juan Islander turns 100

On April 16, Doris Gilbreath partied like it was 1918. The celebration…

  • Apr 23rd, 2018 9:39am

San Juan Island farm offers produce, meat and eggs, year-round

Drive eight minutes out of Friday Harbor, and food purveyors will find…

  • Apr 21st, 2018 12:30pm

Report states San Juan Islanders healthiest among state

If Washingtonians want to be healthier, they’ll move to the San Juan…

  • Apr 21st, 2018 8:00am
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                                Students hold signs during the April 20 walkout.

Friday Harbor students honor Columbine victims in school walkout

Before Abby Margolis was even born, 13 victims were killed in a…

  • Apr 21st, 2018 11:02am
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                                Students hold signs during the April 20 walkout.

Friday Harbor drivers ignore detour signs, head into one-way traffic

Every day, Brenna Woods witnesses the same traffic violation, over and over…

  • Apr 19th, 2018 7:00am

Around Town | Updates on Friday Harbor roundabout, land bank purchases, San Juan Island’s sixth-grade move, and more

The following are updates on news around San Juan Island. Roundabout The…

  • Apr 18th, 2018 5:48pm

San Juan Islanders look to end cycle of waste with annual cleanup event, waste prevention

Editor’s note: The event’s after-party at San Juan Island Brewery was originally…

  • Apr 19th, 2018 1:03pm

‘Good Kids’ explores rape culture in social media age

Ula Grace was 11 years old when a 16-year-old girl was raped…

  • Apr 18th, 2018 10:46am

Port of Friday Harbor commissioners approve Jensen shipyard purchase

A nearly century-old island business will be turned over to the Port…

  • Apr 12th, 2018 12:10pm

San Juan Island fire, hospital districts talk EMS merger in first public meeting

The debate on whether to combine emergency medical services with the fire…

  • Apr 10th, 2018 7:00am

Port of Friday Harbor picks Anacortes company to possibly run Jensen’s shipyard | Update

Editor’s note: Read a recap of the port’s April 11 meeting in…

  • Apr 11th, 2018 7:18pm

Seventeen-syllable Sailing | San Juan Islander wins Washington State Ferries haiku contest

If you think that sailing to the San Juan Islands is as…

  • Apr 5th, 2018 10:03am

New Washington state laws to impact San Juan County

A quick state Legislative session brought fast results that will impact local…

  • Apr 3rd, 2018 7:52am

How fake news led San Juan County Park to be called Butthead Park | The Gerbil

Editor’s note: This article is for the April Fools edition of the…

  • Apr 2nd, 2018 3:31pm

An islander’s guide to locally proposed taxes and fees

New proposals are popping up around San Juan County, prompting several islanders…

  • Apr 6th, 2018 8:10am

San Juan County staff look to plan new building to centralize departments

Editor’s note: Updates to this article were made to clearly show that…

  • Apr 3rd, 2018 12:25pm

San Juan Island School District looks to renew levy, in wake of state education tax hike

San Juan County homeowners are already feeling the squeeze of higher property…

  • Mar 30th, 2018 10:27am

Anacortes man charged with domestic violence assault of Lopez woman

A 42-year-old man from Anacortes was charged with allegedly breaking into his…

  • Mar 29th, 2018 1:30am

Friday Harbor man charged with harassment, assault of San Juan County deputies

A 30-year-old Friday Harbor man was charged with allegedly threatening to kill…

  • Mar 28th, 2018 11:09am

San Juan County’s best prepare for the worst in emergency training

An explosion has just destroyed the courthouse in Friday Harbor and it’s…

  • Apr 4th, 2018 2:02pm

Development restrictions discussed at town hall on San Juan County affordable housing

Three isn’t a crowd for Friday Harbor High School graduate Libby Concord…

  • Mar 21st, 2018 10:42am

Process delays after the loss of San Juan County Clerk Joan White | Update

Update: Read about the newly appointed county clerk in this article. San…

  • Mar 21st, 2018 9:37am

San Juan County Council approves code changes that affect new, current vacation rental permits | Update

Oversight on lodging for travelers in residential San Juan County has just…

  • Mar 20th, 2018 1:10pm

San Juan County Council changes speed limits on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez

Island drivers will either be hitting the brakes or revving up, thanks…

  • Mar 19th, 2018 2:24pm