Hayley Day

Hayley posted 28 stories to Islands' Weekly.
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Vacation rental permit owners question proposed changes

When Barbara Defalco’s 100-year-old farmhouse needed repairs three years ago, she rented…

  • May 22nd, 2017 9:44am

Mother deer — baby season in the San Juans welcomes fawns, fledglings and fox kits

As spring in the San Juans breaths new life into its prairies…

  • May 17th, 2017 1:30am

Lower population prediction than the last comprehensive plan update

San Juan County’s population is rising, but not as fast as the…

  • May 16th, 2017 9:40am

San Juan Island Hostel opens for seasonal workers and daily guests

Friday Harbor’s migration of seasonal workers is about to strike, and this…

  • May 7th, 2017 3:53pm

Lopez Island hospital district on April 25 ballot

By Hayley Day Journal reporter The county will hold a special election…

  • Apr 17th, 2017 1:30pm

County ‘sanctuary’ status could affect federal funding

Areas that don’t follow Homeland Security’s increasingly more strict immigration orders, could…

  • Apr 13th, 2017 7:54am

Final call for county 911 dispatcher

Behind the screened counter at San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, in a…

  • Apr 12th, 2017 6:12am

Fairgrounds horse barn put out to pasture?

By Hayley Day Journal reporter Hold your horses — the San Juan…

  • Apr 4th, 2017 1:30am

What’s your vision for the county?

Islanders with a vision for the county can express those soon. “That’s…

  • Mar 14th, 2017 1:30am

Amendments to vacation rental permit ordinance proposed

County officials have questioned the correlation between vacation rentals and affordable housing…

  • Mar 14th, 2017 1:30am

The blue collar’s last stand

Free trades training available for islanders

  • Mar 11th, 2017 1:30am

Study says seals eat more Chinook than Southern residents

By Hayley Day Journal Reporter Seals are eating more Chinook than Southern…

  • Feb 27th, 2017 8:39am

County comprehensive plan back under review

Some things in the San Juans always seem to remain the same…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 1:48pm

San Juans snowpocalypse

They say the impossible has happened when hell — or the San…

  • Feb 16th, 2017 12:08pm

Killer whales are more loving than deadly

By Hayley Day Reporter They’re not killer whales, they’re lovers. “Orcas have…

  • Feb 16th, 2017 12:07pm

IRS scammers call islanders

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, an Internal Revenue Service agent called Leah McConnell,…

  • Feb 8th, 2017 1:30am

Rock Island representatives want proof of CenturyLink’s 911 backup

If a CenturyLink cable breaks and causes a long-term outage, Rock Island…

  • Feb 6th, 2017 9:46am

County council discusses affordable housing, Lopez hospital district, public records requests

By Hayley Day Journal reporter On Jan. 24, San Juan County council…

  • Jan 31st, 2017 1:30am

OPALCO raises concerns over CenturyLink cable break

A CenturyLink underwater fiber cable could break, anytime, because the cable is…

  • Jan 25th, 2017 2:30pm

Drones are added to orca protection zone

By Hayley Day Journal reporter Most San Juan Islanders know vessels and…

  • Jan 20th, 2017 1:30am

Councilmen sworn in, CT, submarine cables and orcas discussed at SJC Council

The first San Juan County Council meeting of the year, on Jan.…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017 9:52am

Clash about tides and land use

By Hayley Day Journal reporter Living on an island doesn’t always mean…

  • Jan 18th, 2017 1:30am

Lopez public hospital district could be on April ballot

By Hayley Day Journal reporter The creation of a Lopez Island public…

  • Jan 17th, 2017 1:30am

The San Juans loses its Granny

By Hayley Day Journal reporter Most people anticipate the death of grandparents,…

  • Jan 11th, 2017 7:30am

San Juan Island honors orcas passed in 2016

As the sun set on Dec. 27, around 40 people gathered at…

  • Jan 4th, 2017 1:30am

Orca from Salish Sea found dead in Canada

On Wednesday, Dec. 21, an orca, who partially lived in the Salish…

  • Dec 28th, 2016 1:48pm

Detective resigns after accusations of misconduct

By Hayley Day A San Juan County Sheriff’s detective has resigned the…

  • Dec 28th, 2016 1:50pm

Small OPALCO meeting turnout, big concerns discussed

By Hayley Day Journal reporter At an informal public meeting with OPALCO…

  • Dec 28th, 2016 1:49pm