Hayley Day

Hayley posted 389 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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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

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

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

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

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

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

San Juan County preliminary election results

Results for the Nov. 6 general election show the county prosecuting attorney…

  • Nov 8th, 2018 4:44pm

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

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

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

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
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                                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
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                                Kesha spots southern residents in the San Juans.

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

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

Town of Friday Harbor Council recommends lodging tax grants | Update

If you spend it, they will come. That’s the idea behind the…

  • Oct 18th, 2018 8:01am

San Juan County candidates discuss drugs and transparency

The contested local and state races in the upcoming election came alive…

  • Oct 17th, 2018 1:29pm

Alleged rapist pleads not guilty in San Juan County court | Update

A man facing felonies in three rape cases pleaded not guilty to…

  • Oct 15th, 2018 5:11pm

Tigers youth football teams roar through season

Tigers football has pounced into the season. The juniors, ages 11-12, are…

  • Oct 15th, 2018 10:01am

New animal shelter opens in Friday Harbor

A section of Cattle Point Road has gone to the dogs. In…

  • Oct 10th, 2018 5:16pm

Town of Friday Harbor wraps up Nichols, Web Street Construction

There was once a place on Nichols Street where the sidewalk ends.…

  • Oct 7th, 2018 1:30am

Be an informed voter | Reporter’s notebook

When I was a young voter, picking my choices wasn’t clear or…

  • Oct 4th, 2018 9:39am

Landowners sue San Juan County over access to Mount Grant

When public land is in your own backyard, private property can take…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018 1:30am

Governor’s task force releases draft plan to save local orcas

A state organization dedicated to protecting the area’s endangered orcas is one…

  • Sep 25th, 2018 12:21pm

Eric Kulp to serve just under 16 years for murder of wife on Shaw Island | Update

A Shaw Island man, who pleaded guilty to the murder of his…

  • Sep 24th, 2018 12:17pm

San Juan Island EMS gives car seat safety tips as new national recommendations change

When car seat safety recommendations change, islanders can turn to San Juan…

  • Sep 23rd, 2018 1:30am

San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Board approves Norvin Collins as new chief | Update

The island’s new fire chief is swapping an Oregon island for San…

  • Sep 20th, 2018 11:29am

Friday Harbor Elementary School students to receive free weekend meals | Update

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Michel Vekved’s…

  • Sep 18th, 2018 2:11pm

Island Rec calls for noise lift at Linde Fields for cheerleading routines, senior ceremonies

The days of cheerleading without music at John O. Linde Park may…

  • Sep 18th, 2018 1:30am

Sick, young orca, J50, is presumed dead; NOAA stops ‘active’ search | Update

A missing adolescent orca has likely lost her fight against illness and…

  • Sep 17th, 2018 11:00am

Friday Harbor High School cheerleaders build up players, and themselves | Sports preview

For the Friday Harbor High School football cheerleaders, C-H-E-E-R spells strength. “My…

  • Sep 14th, 2018 1:30am
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                                The club practices at the pool at San Juan Island Fitness.

San Juan swim club ready to dive into season

The local swim club is ready to make a splash. No high…

  • Sep 12th, 2018 7:46am
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                                The club practices at the pool at San Juan Island Fitness.

Wildfire contained off Beaverton Valley Road on San Juan | Update

A wildfire swept through about an acre of Dancing Seeds Farm near…

  • Sep 7th, 2018 1:19pm

Inter Island Medical Center property remains on the market

For the second time in about three months, an offer to purchase…

  • Sep 5th, 2018 11:34am

Friday Harbor smoke test causes false-alarm fire call

They say where there’s smoke, there’s fire, but not when town officials…

  • Sep 4th, 2018 4:03pm

Five facts about OPALCO’s solar power project

The sun shines brighter in the San Juans than most of Washington…

  • Sep 4th, 2018 11:02am

Friday Harbor Elementary School to collectively buy school supplies

Showing off new gear on the first day of school can be…

  • Aug 28th, 2018 9:21am

Contemporary art exhibition at San Juan Island National Historical Park examines Americanism

Hushed breezes may roll through the pastures surrounding the park’s 19th century,…

  • Aug 27th, 2018 7:00am

Q&A with San Juan Island School District interim superintendent

With the new school year comes a new interim superintendent for the…

  • Aug 26th, 2018 1:30am

First day of school for San Juan, Orcas, Lopez and Shaw

On the heels of the San Juan County Fair comes the onset…

  • Aug 25th, 2018 5:00pm

San Juan County to receive temporary air quality monitor | Update

The San Juan Islands’ blue cloudless skies and unfiltered rays have been…

  • Aug 25th, 2018 11:14am