Hayley Day

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Vacation rental permit changes up for debate

Vacation rentals are almost as old as San Juan County, but new…

  • May 3rd, 2017 10:07am

Final call for 911 dispatcher

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

  • Apr 12th, 2017 6:10am

Trumpcare didn’t pass, but Rep. Larsen lists Obamacare fixes

Three days after Republicans pulled their Affordable Care Act repeal from a…

  • Apr 5th, 2017 1:30am

Fairgrounds horse barn put out to pasture

Hold your horses — the San Juan County Fairgrounds horse barn isn’t…

  • Mar 28th, 2017 1:30am

What’s your vision for the county?

Islanders with a vision for the county can express their ideas soon.…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 10:17am

Innovated solutions needed for county’s longtime affordable housing crisis

Some say vacation rentals are responsible for the county’s lack of affordable…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 1:30am

Amendments to vacation rental permit ordinance proposed

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

  • Mar 15th, 2017 9:21am

Free trades training available for islanders

There was a time when potential employees would line up outside an…

  • Mar 6th, 2017 10:04am

Study says seals eat more Chinook than Southern residents

Seals are eating more Chinook than Southern resident killer whales. That’s bad…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 7:00am

State and local governments address public record requests

Electronic public records requests are free, so the public has been requesting…

  • Feb 14th, 2017 1:30am

Killer whales are more loving, than deadly

They’re not killer whales; they’re lovers. “Orcas have very intense social bonds,…

  • Feb 10th, 2017 1:30am

IRS scammers call islanders

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

  • Feb 9th, 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 1st, 2017 2:42pm

Clash about tides and land use

Living on an island doesn’t always mean you have access to a…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017 10:54am

Lopez public hospital district could be on April ballot

By Hayley Day The creation of a Lopez Island public hospital district…

  • Jan 18th, 2017 1:30am

Drones are added to orca protection zone

Most San Juan Islanders know vessels and aircraft can’t be within 200…

  • Jan 18th, 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 17th, 2017 9:52am

San Juan Island honors orcas passed in 2016

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

  • Dec 30th, 2016 1:30am

Orca from Salish Sea found dead in Canada

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

  • Dec 23rd, 2016 5:00pm

Long legal battle over pot farm settled

Four years after the first filing of a lawsuit over a private…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016 7:30am

Detective resigns after accusations of misconduct

A San Juan County Sheriff’s detective has resigned the week before a…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016 1:30am

Island cell phones are misrouting 911 calls

When Helen Clover saw a fire at South Beach two years ago,…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017 3:11pm

OPALCO rates increased, but rate review set to start early

The OPALCO board approved a 5 percent rate increase in 2017 in…

  • Dec 16th, 2016 5:09pm

Small OPALCO meeting turnout, big concerns discussed

At an informal public meeting with OPALCO members and the board, one…

  • Dec 15th, 2016 1:30am

County well policy moving towards ‘cautionary approach’

When you live on an island, water has the potential to be…

  • Nov 21st, 2016 10:34am