Hayley Day

Hayley posted 415 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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San Juan County Hospital District 1 finalizes appointee, talks fire merger

San Juan County Hospital District 1 finalizes appointee, talks fire merger

Correction: This article previously stated that the fire district serves all of…

  • Mar 9th, 2018 1:26pm
San Juan County Hospital District 1 finalizes appointee, talks fire merger
SeaDoc helps state save local endangered species in unique partnership

SeaDoc helps state save local endangered species in unique partnership

Too many endangered species candidates, too little time. That’s the reality at…

  • Mar 8th, 2018 10:06am
SeaDoc helps state save local endangered species in unique partnership
Local help for budding San Juan County farmers

Local help for budding San Juan County farmers

As farmers on the islands near retirement, a United States Department of…

  • Mar 4th, 2018 7:00am
Local help for budding San Juan County farmers
Shaw Island nun writes about transformation from Marxist to Christian

Shaw Island nun writes about transformation from Marxist to Christian

Mother Felicitas Curti lives in a quiet monastery, amongst the pastoral backdrop…

  • Mar 2nd, 2018 3:11pm
Shaw Island nun writes about transformation from Marxist to Christian
Mainland Girl Scout makes ‘cookie dough’ on San Juan Island

Mainland Girl Scout makes ‘cookie dough’ on San Juan Island

On San Juan Island, locals don’t go to the Girl Scout cookies,…

  • Mar 1st, 2018 7:00am
Mainland Girl Scout makes ‘cookie dough’ on San Juan Island
Friday Harbor business staff reports possible theft

Friday Harbor business staff reports possible theft

On Jan. 29, the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office received a report…

  • Feb 27th, 2018 7:00am
Friday Harbor business staff reports possible theft
A look at the San Juan Island EMS budget | Update

A look at the San Juan Island EMS budget | Update

San Juan Island Emergency Medical Services staff say finances will break even…

  • Feb 22nd, 2018 5:00pm
A look at the San Juan Island EMS budget | Update
San Juan Historical Museum relies on locals to preserve island memories

San Juan Historical Museum relies on locals to preserve island memories

Kevin Loftus helps to preserve San Juan Island history, and he needs…

  • Feb 22nd, 2018 7:00am
San Juan Historical Museum relies on locals to preserve island memories
Anacortes construction expected to cause delays to ferry terminal

Anacortes construction expected to cause delays to ferry terminal

Construction in and around Anacortes this spring is expected to cause delays…

  • Feb 20th, 2018 11:46am
Anacortes construction expected to cause delays to ferry terminal
Vonnegut play questions masculinity, heroism at San Juan Community Theatre

Vonnegut play questions masculinity, heroism at San Juan Community Theatre

The San Juan Community Theatre is showing “a simple-minded play.” Don’t worry,…

  • Feb 19th, 2018 9:25am
Vonnegut play questions masculinity, heroism at San Juan Community Theatre
San Juan Islanders support bills in state Legislature

San Juan Islanders support bills in state Legislature

Washington state lawmakers are meeting for a short, two-month regular session, ending…

  • Feb 17th, 2018 7:00am
San Juan Islanders support bills in state Legislature
Two commissioners appointed to San Juan County Public Hospital District 1 | Update

Two commissioners appointed to San Juan County Public Hospital District 1 | Update

Replacements for two recently resigned commissioners have been appointed to the San…

  • Feb 16th, 2018 4:55pm
Two commissioners appointed to San Juan County Public Hospital District 1 | Update
San Juan Island EMS faces budget concerns as chief resigns

San Juan Island EMS faces budget concerns as chief resigns

Correction: Originally this article stated that there would be a projected $6,000…

  • Feb 16th, 2018 4:51pm
San Juan Island EMS faces budget concerns as chief resigns
Contributed photo                                Superintendent Danna Diaz.

San Juan Island School District postpones action to renew superintendent’s contract

The decision to renew San Juan Island School District’s superintendent was postponed…

  • Feb 16th, 2018 2:54pm
Contributed photo                                Superintendent Danna Diaz.
Spring Street students clean San Juan Island beaches

Spring Street students clean San Juan Island beaches

Sharon Massey’s fifth- and sixth-grade Spring Street International School students have news:…

  • Feb 16th, 2018 7:00am
Spring Street students clean San Juan Island beaches
Lincoln commercial features Matthew McConaughey on San Juan Islands barge

Lincoln commercial features Matthew McConaughey on San Juan Islands barge

The commercial that locals have been waiting for is finally on the…

  • Feb 13th, 2018 10:17am
Lincoln commercial features Matthew McConaughey on San Juan Islands barge
San Juan County proposes to increase stormwater fee

San Juan County proposes to increase stormwater fee

Cleaning the precipitation, which drains into water sources that are accessible to…

  • Feb 8th, 2018 9:36am
San Juan County proposes to increase stormwater fee
Staff photo/Tate Thomson

Friday Harbor boys and girls basketball head to playoffs

This season, the Friday Harbor varsity basketball teams taught others to “beware…

  • Feb 7th, 2018 12:15pm
Staff photo/Tate Thomson
3.1-magnitude earthquake hits San Juan Islands

3.1-magnitude earthquake hits San Juan Islands

The United States Geological Survey website reports that a 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck…

  • Feb 5th, 2018 2:18pm
3.1-magnitude earthquake hits San Juan Islands
Potential buyers look at two, empty Spring Street buildings

Potential buyers look at two, empty Spring Street buildings

Two well-known properties, which are for sale on Spring Street in Friday…

  • Feb 5th, 2018 12:23pm
Potential buyers look at two, empty Spring Street buildings
San Juan County addiction recovery house may be funded

San Juan County addiction recovery house may be funded

The struggles to stop addiction can be heightened on the rural islands…

  • Jan 31st, 2018 7:00am
San Juan County addiction recovery house may be funded
More changes for San Juan Island Public Hospital District 1 | Update

More changes for San Juan Island Public Hospital District 1 | Update

Two commissioners resign and the outgoing EMS chief rescinds his resignation

  • Jan 29th, 2018 5:34pm
More changes for San Juan Island Public Hospital District 1 | Update
OPALCO celebrates power cable replacement

OPALCO celebrates power cable replacement

Correction: Previously, this article incorrectly stated that the Japanese company that manufactured…

  • Jan 29th, 2018 5:31pm
OPALCO celebrates power cable replacement
San Juan employers learn how to apply new paid sick leave law

San Juan employers learn how to apply new paid sick leave law

Correction: Originally, this story said that full-time employees can accrue a maximum…

  • Jan 29th, 2018 11:18am
San Juan employers learn how to apply new paid sick leave law
Study explains what draws visitors to San Juan Islands

Study explains what draws visitors to San Juan Islands

The results of one San Juan County visitor survey are in and…

  • Jan 29th, 2018 9:40am
Study explains what draws visitors to San Juan Islands
Attempted piggy bank break-in at Brickworks

Attempted piggy bank break-in at Brickworks

Brickworks pig statue, too strong for alleged thief

  • Jan 28th, 2018 5:46pm
Attempted piggy bank break-in at Brickworks
A ferry tale ending | The Hyak may be decommissioned in 2018

A ferry tale ending | The Hyak may be decommissioned in 2018

After roughly half a century of service, one of Washington State Ferries’…

  • Jan 28th, 2018 7:00am
A ferry tale ending | The Hyak may be decommissioned in 2018
Tree damages car after windstorm

Tree damages car after windstorm

Josh Boland, of Friday Harbor, woke on Sunday, Jan. 21, to a…

  • Jan 22nd, 2018 12:30pm
Tree damages car after windstorm
Elusive state capital budget passes, county funds secured

Elusive state capital budget passes, county funds secured

The state legislature approved the allocation of nearly $4 billion for construction…

  • Jan 22nd, 2018 12:05pm
Elusive state capital budget passes, county funds secured
Public hospital district appoints interim chief, against EMS staff recommendations

Public hospital district appoints interim chief, against EMS staff recommendations

The new year has brought changes to San Juan Island Public Hospital…

  • Jan 15th, 2018 10:07am
Public hospital district appoints interim chief, against EMS staff recommendations
NOAA says vessel rules are a win for orcas and whale watch boaters

NOAA says vessel rules are a win for orcas and whale watch boaters

Correction: In a previous version of this article, it stated that in…

  • Jan 14th, 2018 11:58am
NOAA says vessel rules are a win for orcas and whale watch boaters
San Juan Islander receives bionic hand after accident

San Juan Islander receives bionic hand after accident

If you ever need help, Lyle Mann can lend you a hand.…

  • Jan 10th, 2018 10:46am
San Juan Islander receives bionic hand after accident
County road may be relocated due to climate change predictions

County road may be relocated due to climate change predictions

This is the second article in a two-part series about the effects…

  • Jan 10th, 2018 7:00am
County road may be relocated due to climate change predictions
Six alleged theft reports at San Juan Island businesses

Six alleged theft reports at San Juan Island businesses

During the last two months of 2017, six thefts were reported from…

  • Jan 9th, 2018 11:44am
Six alleged theft reports at San Juan Island businesses
Contributed images/lighthousefriends.com                                The Lime Kiln Lighthouse in 1929, with keepers’ dwellings to the right.

Lime Kiln Lighthouse turns 100

Celebration plans are underway for 2019

  • Jan 5th, 2018 9:59am
Contributed images/lighthousefriends.com                                The Lime Kiln Lighthouse in 1929, with keepers’ dwellings to the right.
Sea-level rise estimates could affect local real estate

Sea-level rise estimates could affect local real estate

If scientists’ predictions are correct, hundreds of San Juan County’s most coveted…

  • Dec 29th, 2017 5:17pm
Sea-level rise estimates could affect local real estate
San Juan County companies, state officials look to protect net neutrality after repeal

San Juan County companies, state officials look to protect net neutrality after repeal

San Juan County, as well as Washington state, may be immune to…

  • Dec 23rd, 2017 7:00am
San Juan County companies, state officials look to protect net neutrality after repeal
Incumbent may remain on hospital district board

Incumbent may remain on hospital district board

If an elected official doesn’t take her oath by Jan. 1, the…

  • Dec 21st, 2017 4:07pm
Incumbent may remain on hospital district board
Judge Eaton retires from San Juan County Superior Court

Judge Eaton retires from San Juan County Superior Court

When Judge Donald Eaton moved to San Juan Island, almost 40 years…

  • Dec 19th, 2017 5:13pm
Judge Eaton retires from San Juan County Superior Court
Turnbull named state district’s athletic director of the year

Turnbull named state district’s athletic director of the year

After Rod Turnbull’s father passed away, the high school freshman turned to…

  • Dec 18th, 2017 7:00am
Turnbull named state district’s athletic director of the year