Hayley Day

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Domestic violence charges filed in San Juan County

A man was charged in San Juan County with assault and the…

  • May 21st, 2018 1:30am

Eastsound woman is charged with stealing almost $9K from former boss

An Eastsound woman is charged with stealing almost $9,000 from a former…

  • May 14th, 2018 3:14pm

Locals advise Washington State Ferries on long-term plan

Washington State Ferries staff are moving full steam into the next 20…

  • May 11th, 2018 1:30am

San Juan Island mother overcomes addiction for her kids

Island mom shares her story for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13

  • May 9th, 2018 11:26am
Contributed photo/Royal Canadian Mounted Police
                                Items seized from the alleged Canadian smuggler.

Alleged cross-border drug trafficking off San Juan Island | Update

Two men allegedly involved in a rash of drug trafficking over a…

  • May 7th, 2018 12:35pm
Contributed photo/Royal Canadian Mounted Police
                                Items seized from the alleged Canadian smuggler.

Report ranks San Juan Islanders healthiest among state

If Washingtonians want to be healthier, they’ll move to the San Juan…

  • Apr 27th, 2018 1:10pm

Teens take ‘crash’ course on reckless driving

Local firefighters, EMTs and deputies stormed the Friday Harbor High School on…

  • Apr 25th, 2018 1:30am

New Washington state laws to impact San Juan County

A quick state Legislative session brought fast results that will impact local…

  • Apr 5th, 2018 7:52am

Anacortes man charged with domestic violence assault of Lopez woman

A 42-year-old man from Anacortes was charged with allegedly breaking into his…

  • Mar 28th, 2018 1:30am

Friday Harbor man charged with harassment, assault of San Juan County deputies

A 30-year-old Friday Harbor man was charged with allegedly threatening to kill…

  • Mar 27th, 2018 1:30am

Process delays after the loss of San Juan County Clerk Joan White

San Juan County can’t get along without its longtime County Clerk Joan…

  • Mar 16th, 2018 10:06am
Contributed photo/SeaDoc Society
                                Tufted Puffins are known for their bright orange bill.

Wait is over for tufted puffin

SeaDoc helps state save local endangered species

  • Mar 8th, 2018 1:30am
Contributed photo/SeaDoc Society
                                Tufted Puffins are known for their bright orange bill.

San Juan Islanders support bills in state Legislature

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

  • Feb 19th, 2018 1:30am

Anacortes construction expected to cause delays to ferry terminal

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

  • Feb 17th, 2018 1:30am

Matthew McConaughey and San Juan Islands barge star in commercial

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

  • Feb 6th, 2018 2:43pm

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

San Juan County addiction recovery house may be funded

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

  • Jan 31st, 2018 1:30am
Contributed photo/Washington State Department of Transportation
                                The interior of the Hyak is virtually unchanged since it was first built, 51 years ago.

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

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

  • Jan 27th, 2018 9:37am
Contributed photo/Washington State Department of Transportation
                                The interior of the Hyak is virtually unchanged since it was first built, 51 years ago.
Contributed image/San Juan County
                                This chart shows the various outdoor recreation activities visitors said they participated in on the island.

Study explains what draws visitors to San Juan Islands

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

  • Jan 26th, 2018 9:43am
Contributed image/San Juan County
                                This chart shows the various outdoor recreation activities visitors said they participated in on the island.

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

San Juan County employees are guaranteed sick leave, starting this year, thanks…

  • Jan 29th, 2018 11:19pm

Elusive state capital budget passes, county funds secured

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

  • Jan 22nd, 2018 1:14pm
Contributed image/San Juan County
                                This map shows the part of the MacKaye Harbor Road that a county feasibility study suggests moving to protect it from rising sea level projections. The section runs along the southern tip of the road, starting near Aleck BayRoad, past Barlow and Outer Bays and the Agate Beach County Park, to Seth Road.

County road to be relocated due to climate change predictions

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

  • Jan 11th, 2018 1:30am
Contributed image/San Juan County
                                This map shows the part of the MacKaye Harbor Road that a county feasibility study suggests moving to protect it from rising sea level projections. The section runs along the southern tip of the road, starting near Aleck BayRoad, past Barlow and Outer Bays and the Agate Beach County Park, to Seth Road.
Contributed photo/The Whale Museum’s Soundwatch
                                Staff from the Soundwatch Boater Education Program are on the water every day during the summer, educating recreational boaters on the least intrusive ways to watch whales in the wild and monitoring all vessel activity near the whales.

Federal vessel rules are a win for orcas and whale watch boaters

NOAA reports on the outcomes of the first five years of their federal vessel regulations.

  • Jan 11th, 2018 1:30am
Contributed photo/The Whale Museum’s Soundwatch
                                Staff from the Soundwatch Boater Education Program are on the water every day during the summer, educating recreational boaters on the least intrusive ways to watch whales in the wild and monitoring all vessel activity near the whales.

Sea-level rise estimates could affect local real estate

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

  • Jan 10th, 2018 7:00am

San Juan Islander receives bionic hand after accident

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

  • Jan 9th, 2018 5:01pm

Judge Eaton retires from San Juan County Superior Court

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

  • Dec 19th, 2017 5:12pm

State looking to protect net neutrality after repeal

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

  • Dec 19th, 2017 1:30am

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 14th, 2017 1:35pm
Staff photo/Hayley Day
                                Kelsey Lee O’Day, 27, of Friday Harbor pleads not-guilty to three counts of child rape in the third degree on Dec. 14.

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 14th, 2017 1:45pm
Staff photo/Hayley Day
                                Kelsey Lee O’Day, 27, of Friday Harbor pleads not-guilty to three counts of child rape in the third degree on Dec. 14.

San Juan County’s unique broadband option to maintain net neutrality

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

  • Dec 13th, 2017 1:30am

Equitable internet access for all Americans | Reporter’s Notebook

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

  • Dec 12th, 2017 11:13am

San Juan Island woman charged with rape of a child

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

  • Dec 5th, 2017 4:07pm

Local girls may be allowed to join Cub Scouts

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

  • Dec 4th, 2017 5:26pm

Strong winds lead to island power outages

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

  • Nov 28th, 2017 2:08pm

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

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

  • Nov 18th, 2017 1:30am

One county health insurer remains for individual plans

The uncertainty of the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) at the federal level…

  • Oct 17th, 2017 11:04am

Interviews for San Juan County Superior Court judge replacement underway

San Juan County will have a new Superior Court Judge next year,…

  • Oct 2nd, 2017 7:00am

Community tries to save Life Care Center

The islands’ only live-in facility, with 24-hour nursing, is set to close…

  • Sep 29th, 2017 4:43pm

Washington State Ferries grapple with funding issues

At the Washington State Transportation Commission meeting on Sept. 19, most speakers…

  • Sep 25th, 2017 3:09pm

Comprehensive plan education sweeps county

San Juan County Community Development staff is on a county-wide tour to…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 11:55am