Hayley Day

Hayley posted 415 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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San Juan School board starts new superintendent search

San Juan School board starts new superintendent search

Approachable, collaborative, knowledgable in finances and familiar with the island. These are…

  • Jan 16th, 2019 12:30pm
San Juan School board starts new superintendent search
Reporter praises San Juans safety as she steps down | Reporter’s notebook

Reporter praises San Juans safety as she steps down | Reporter’s notebook

When I was 21 years old, I walked from my downtown Cincinnati,…

  • Jan 16th, 2019 9:45am
Reporter praises San Juans safety as she steps down | Reporter’s notebook
Contributed photo/ Kelley Balcomb-Bartok                                The Friday Harbor High School Drama Group in a “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Friday Harbor High School students modernize Shakespeare

High school, Britney Spears and ukuleles. That might not sound like Shakespeare,…

  • Jan 16th, 2019 9:34am
Contributed photo/ Kelley Balcomb-Bartok                                The Friday Harbor High School Drama Group in a “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
San Juan County District Court judge retires, replacement sworn in

San Juan County District Court judge retires, replacement sworn in

A U.S. Founding Father’s quote hangs above the door of the San…

  • Jan 16th, 2019 9:06am
San Juan County District Court judge retires, replacement sworn in
Friday Harbor kids hatch a plan to save the seas

Friday Harbor kids hatch a plan to save the seas

A story of students, innovation and robots finding lost crab pots

  • Jan 15th, 2019 12:28pm
Friday Harbor kids hatch a plan to save the seas
San Juan islanders look to REET funds as affordable housing savior

San Juan islanders look to REET funds as affordable housing savior

Before Bridget Nyberg moved to a San Juan Community Home Trust neighborhood,…

  • Jan 15th, 2019 9:34am
San Juan islanders look to REET funds as affordable housing savior
State installs temporary air quality monitor in Friday Harbor

State installs temporary air quality monitor in Friday Harbor

San Juan islanders can breathe easier knowing the state is investigating local…

  • Jan 13th, 2019 1:30am
State installs temporary air quality monitor in Friday Harbor
San Juan Island Rotarians help to end polio worldwide

San Juan Island Rotarians help to end polio worldwide

For Mike Griffin, his cousin’s polio has always been a part of…

  • Jan 11th, 2019 10:01am
San Juan Island Rotarians help to end polio worldwide
The case for required volunteering at Friday Harbor High School

The case for required volunteering at Friday Harbor High School

Instead of watching movies or playing videos games, 16-year-olds Emmett Carrier and…

  • Jan 10th, 2019 3:20pm
The case for required volunteering at Friday Harbor High School
Art in motion | Friday Harbor statue is sculpted in front of museum onlookers

Art in motion | Friday Harbor statue is sculpted in front of museum onlookers

On day one, a dull, shapeless head stared blankly at onlookers. By…

  • Jan 6th, 2019 3:09pm
Art in motion | Friday Harbor statue is sculpted in front of museum onlookers
Christmas day accident leaves Jeep upside down on San Juan

Christmas day accident leaves Jeep upside down on San Juan

Kind gesture leaves AJ Kind without a vehicle

  • Jan 6th, 2019 3:05pm
Christmas day accident leaves Jeep upside down on San Juan
New state representative meets with San Juan officials

New state representative meets with San Juan officials

Voices almost 170 miles from the state capital can still be heard.…

  • Jan 4th, 2019 11:41am
New state representative meets with San Juan officials
National funding source for public lands in question

National funding source for public lands in question

The funding source that secured Mitchell Hill as part of San Juan…

  • Jan 1st, 2019 1:13pm
National funding source for public lands in question
Students design mock city on the moon at NASA

Students design mock city on the moon at NASA

It’s almost 7:30 a.m. on July 30, and six Friday Harbor High…

  • Dec 27th, 2018 9:32am
Students design mock city on the moon at NASA
Updated flood maps alter insurance requirements for San Juan islanders

Updated flood maps alter insurance requirements for San Juan islanders

When David Sutherlin checked his mortgage statement last summer, he noticed that…

  • Dec 23rd, 2018 10:57am
Updated flood maps alter insurance requirements for San Juan islanders
Island Carolers spread Christmas cheer for all of San Juan to hear

Island Carolers spread Christmas cheer for all of San Juan to hear

The holidays can pass in a blink of an eye — and…

  • Dec 17th, 2018 12:00pm
Island Carolers spread Christmas cheer for all of San Juan to hear
In Memoriam | 2018 Orcas

In Memoriam | 2018 Orcas

Each summer, visitors and locals, alike, anticipate viewing Southern resident killer whales.…

  • Dec 16th, 2018 2:46pm
In Memoriam | 2018 Orcas
Washington state has higher fentanyl overdoses, ACA registrations; lower workers’ compensation

Washington state has higher fentanyl overdoses, ACA registrations; lower workers’ compensation

In Washington, there has been an increase in fentanyl deaths and health…

  • Dec 14th, 2018 9:03am
Washington state has higher fentanyl overdoses, ACA registrations; lower workers’ compensation
San Juan County approves capital projects through 2024

San Juan County approves capital projects through 2024

San Juan County Council has approved projects through 2024, including planning for…

  • Dec 13th, 2018 6:12pm
San Juan County approves capital projects through 2024
Friday Harbor boys basketball shoots for gold | Sports preview

Friday Harbor boys basketball shoots for gold | Sports preview

High off a chance at last year’s state tournament, the Friday Harbor…

  • Dec 7th, 2018 10:53am
Friday Harbor boys basketball shoots for gold | Sports preview
Friday Harbor Elementary School fundraises for new playground equipment | Update

Friday Harbor Elementary School fundraises for new playground equipment | Update

Friday Harbor Elementary School students, parents and staff are putting in hard…

  • Dec 6th, 2018 10:24am
Friday Harbor Elementary School fundraises for new playground equipment | Update
Mixed-gender Wolverines cheer squad brings the spirit | Sports preview

Mixed-gender Wolverines cheer squad brings the spirit | Sports preview

With 13 cheerleaders, including two boys, the Friday Harbor High School fall…

  • Dec 6th, 2018 9:56am
Mixed-gender Wolverines cheer squad brings the spirit | Sports preview
San Juan County generates more state tax revenue than receives in state funds

San Juan County generates more state tax revenue than receives in state funds

County citizens and visitors are financing more services across Washington than the…

  • Nov 29th, 2018 1:30am
San Juan County generates more state tax revenue than receives in state funds
San Juan County certifies election results

San Juan County certifies election results

In the Nov. 6 general election, the county prosecuting attorney and sheriff…

  • Nov 28th, 2018 1:55pm
San Juan County certifies election results
Fill green bags, feed San Juan islanders, pets, wildlife

Fill green bags, feed San Juan islanders, pets, wildlife

What started as preparation for the 2018 Friday Harbor Film Festival has…

  • Nov 28th, 2018 9:09am
Fill green bags, feed San Juan islanders, pets, wildlife
San Juan islanders conserve public land through private donations

San Juan islanders conserve public land through private donations

When Rosa Blair noticed that 33 acres near her San Juan Island…

  • Nov 26th, 2018 10:55am
San Juan islanders conserve public land through private donations
Old island medical center cleared out, sold on San Juan

Old island medical center cleared out, sold on San Juan

Nearly 45 years after it first opened, the Inter Island Medical Center…

  • Nov 21st, 2018 7:56am
Old island medical center cleared out, sold on San Juan
San Juan County Council allocates more connector road funds through 2024

San Juan County Council allocates more connector road funds through 2024

After about a decade in the making, San Juan residents are one…

  • Nov 18th, 2018 1:30am
San Juan County Council allocates more connector road funds through 2024
Governor’s task force suggests temporary suspension to view Southern residents by boat

Governor’s task force suggests temporary suspension to view Southern residents by boat

The local orca population is at a 30-year low, so a state…

  • Nov 17th, 2018 7:37am
Governor’s task force suggests temporary suspension to view Southern residents by boat
Locals tackle poverty on San Juan Island

Locals tackle poverty on San Juan Island

Behind the million-dollar homes and celebrity residents of the San Juan Islands,…

  • Nov 17th, 2018 1:30am
Locals tackle poverty on San Juan Island
Shop for local crafts on San Juan for the holidays

Shop for local crafts on San Juan for the holidays

On an island known for its residents’ self-resilience and unique charm, shopping…

  • Nov 15th, 2018 7:55am
Shop for local crafts on San Juan for the holidays
San Juans residents look to connect existing trails | Update

San Juans residents look to connect existing trails | Update

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article stated that adding Deer…

  • Nov 14th, 2018 10:01am
San Juans residents look to connect existing trails | Update
Youth bring ‘The Wind in the Willows’ to the San Juan Community Theatre

Youth bring ‘The Wind in the Willows’ to the San Juan Community Theatre

San Juan children are swapping the island’s foxes and black-tailed deer for…

  • Nov 12th, 2018 8:09am
Youth bring ‘The Wind in the Willows’ to the San Juan Community Theatre
Friday Harbor girls soccer heads to state tournament | Update

Friday Harbor girls soccer heads to state tournament | Update

After an undefeated season, the Friday Harbor girls soccer team is headed…

  • Nov 5th, 2018 1:14pm
Friday Harbor girls soccer heads to state tournament | Update
San Juan County outnumbers King County in public records requests

San Juan County outnumbers King County in public records requests

The rural San Juan Islands are leading the pack when it comes…

  • Nov 5th, 2018 8:54am
San Juan County outnumbers King County in public records requests
Islanders fund new mobility scooter for local

Islanders fund new mobility scooter for local

Aaron D’Errico was almost home last summer when his mobility scooter gave…

  • Nov 4th, 2018 7:01am
Islanders fund new mobility scooter for local
Women at Browne’s form bonds, expertise | Women in Business

Women at Browne’s form bonds, expertise | Women in Business

The women at Browne’s Home Center have turned gender norms on their…

  • Oct 20th, 2018 1:30am
Women at Browne’s form bonds, expertise | Women in Business
Contributed photo/www.facebook.com/kesha                                Kesha spots southern residents in the San Juans.

Kesha’s orca video raises funds for San Juan nonprofit | Update

Kesha has been praying for the recovery of Southern resident orcas. Earlier…

  • Oct 18th, 2018 9:01pm
Contributed photo/www.facebook.com/kesha                                Kesha spots southern residents in the San Juans.
Smooth Sailings | How to ride the Washington State Ferries

Smooth Sailings | How to ride the Washington State Ferries

Editor’s note: This is an updated article that was originally printed in…

  • Oct 18th, 2018 2:13pm
Smooth Sailings | How to ride the Washington State Ferries
Friday Harbor Council approves amplified sound at Linde Park through June

Friday Harbor Council approves amplified sound at Linde Park through June

When Jessica Briggs heard amplified sound would be allowed at John O.…

  • Oct 18th, 2018 8:10am
Friday Harbor Council approves amplified sound at Linde Park through June