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

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

  • Jan 16th, 2019 12:30pm

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
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

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

  • Jan 16th, 2019 9:06am

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

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

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

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

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

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

Christmas day accident leaves Jeep upside down on San Juan

Kind gesture leaves AJ Kind without a vehicle

  • Jan 6th, 2019 3:05pm

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

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

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

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

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

In Memoriam | 2018 Orcas

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

  • Dec 16th, 2018 2:46pm

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

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

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 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

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

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 certifies election results

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

  • Nov 28th, 2018 1:55pm

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

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

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

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

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
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

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