Hayley Day

Hayley posted 398 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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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
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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

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

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

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

OPALCO celebrates power cable replacement

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

  • Jan 29th, 2018 5:31pm

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

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

Attempted piggy bank break-in at Brickworks

Brickworks pig statue, too strong for alleged thief

  • Jan 28th, 2018 5:46pm

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

Tree damages car after windstorm

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

  • Jan 22nd, 2018 12:30pm

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

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

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

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

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

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
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                                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
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                                The Lime Kiln Lighthouse in 1929, with keepers’ dwellings to the right.

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

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

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

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

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

Friday Harbor woman pleads not guilty to child rape in the third degree

A San Juan Island woman pleaded not guilty to child rape with…

  • Dec 16th, 2017 11:20am

San Juan County’s broadband option sets state example

San Juan County has become a leading example of how to provide…

  • Dec 14th, 2017 1:20pm

Equitable internet access for all Americans | Reporter’s Notebook

Like telephone and power, Americans should have access to the internet without…

  • Dec 13th, 2017 7:33pm
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Fog at the Port of Friday Harbor | Photos

Fog laid over San Juan Island on the morning of Monday, Dec.…

  • Dec 11th, 2017 6:23pm
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Wolverines boys’ basketball earns second season win

Friday Harbor High School boys’ basketball team beat the Sultan High School…

  • Dec 7th, 2017 12:13pm

Friday Harbor severe weather shelter secures locations

Correction: At press time, the Islands Community Church — at 127 Gilbert…

  • Dec 7th, 2017 9:43am

Port of Friday Harbor staff honor retiring Commissioner Mike Ahrenius

Retiring Commissioner Mike Ahrenius doesn’t measure his service at the Port of…

  • Dec 7th, 2017 8:11am

San Juan Island woman is charged with child rape

Editor’s note: The accused is not named in this article to protect…

  • Dec 5th, 2017 4:04pm
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Local girls may be allowed to join Cub Scouts

Lifting a century-old tradition could breathe new life into San Juan County’s…

  • Dec 1st, 2017 2:19pm
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Strong winds lead to island power outages

After nearly 20 hours without power on Sunday, Nov. 26, it was…

  • Dec 1st, 2017 8:42am
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                                A ‘small’ shopper peruses the Holiday Market at the Friday Harbor Elementary School on Nov. 25.

San Juan Islanders shop small at artisans’ Holiday Market | Video

It’s easy to shop small on San Juan Island thanks to the…

  • Nov 29th, 2017 4:33pm
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                                A ‘small’ shopper peruses the Holiday Market at the Friday Harbor Elementary School on Nov. 25.

Locals take U.S. citizenship class at San Juan Island Library

Quenia attends the library’s bi-weekly U.S. citizenship class to someday have the…

  • Nov 29th, 2017 9:53am
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                                Anna Maria de Freitas and David Pass stand on the covered deck of a tiny house they will rent out in Friday Harbor. Each house comes with a 90-square-foot covered deck in the front.

Tiny houses add to low housing stock in Friday Harbor

As the owner of local businesses, it’s easy for Anna Maria de…

  • Nov 27th, 2017 9:22am
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                                Anna Maria de Freitas and David Pass stand on the covered deck of a tiny house they will rent out in Friday Harbor. Each house comes with a 90-square-foot covered deck in the front.

San Juan County residents lean towards maintaining state tax hikes

Unlike the rest of the state, San Juan County residents voted to…

  • Nov 26th, 2017 11:20am

San Juan County residents face property tax increase, mostly from state

San Juan County property owners will see significantly higher property tax bills…

  • Nov 22nd, 2017 1:56pm
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                                Shahn McGuire and San Juan Lions Club members gather in front of the collected items after the spree.

San Juan Lions Club shopping spree winner hits record

On the mainland, shoppers snag deals after Thanksgiving, but on San Juan…

  • Nov 22nd, 2017 9:13am
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                                Shahn McGuire and San Juan Lions Club members gather in front of the collected items after the spree.

Debates on lodging tax distributions at San Juan County Council

San Juan County Councilmen are questioning the purpose of a longtime local…

  • Nov 20th, 2017 8:10am