Jeannie McMacken

Port Townsend display illustrates battle some veterans face at home

On a small grass strip adjacent to the American Legion Post on Water Street is a display that reminds passersby of a… Continue reading

Boat builders take challenge at Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend

The smell of freshly cut wood and epoxy hung in the air at Point Hudson as boat builders began crafting their best… Continue reading

Port Townsend police continue investigation into stabbing

A man remained in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Saturday after a knife attack late Wednesday evening, and… Continue reading

More seniors using summer shelter in Port Townsend

The Summer Shelter at the American Legion Hall has been at capacity since opening in May and has seen a change in… Continue reading

UPDATE: Port Townsend police investigate stabbing as attempted murder

An unidentified 28-year old Port Townsend man was in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center on Thursday afternoon after he was stabbed… Continue reading

Founding member of Wooden Boat Foundation tells about her work

After 40 years of making sails in her loft in Point Hudson, Carol Hasse sits on her 1959 25-foot Nordic folk boat… Continue reading

Variety of ship-shape events offered at Wooden Boat Festival

The Wooden Boat Festival, billed as North America’s largest wooden boat gathering, will offer presentations, entertainment and, of course, wooden boats, through… Continue reading

Housing topic of joint meet in Port Townsend

Members of the community made their feelings known during a joint meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners and the Ad… Continue reading

PHOTO: Preparations underway for Wooden Boat Festival

Steve Shillington, right, from Loveland, Colo., just happened to visit Port Townsend on Wednesday to find the Point Hudson campus being transformed… Continue reading

PHOTO: Port Townsend rain garden thrives

Laura Parsons, city of Port Townsend civil engineer and manager of the Water Street Enhancement Project, checks out one of the 16 recently installed rain… Continue reading

Port Townsend’s Boiler Room seeks ideas, funding

Refuge for teens on hiatus at present

Port Townsend artist creates 2018 Wooden Boat Festival poster

Port Townsend artist Jesse Joshua Watson has created the 2018 Wooden Boat Festival poster using colors and imagery that celebrate the city’s… Continue reading

Kevin Mason and PT All Stars perform season’s last outdoor concert

The last breeze of summer mingled with the sounds of rock, soul, Motown and the blues last week as the Concerts on… Continue reading

Port Townsend school officials discuss late opening of elementary school

School officials aimed to calm parents’s concerns over the delayed opening of Salish Coast Elementary School during a community meeting that was… Continue reading

Irondale veteran creates memorial of John McCain in Port Townsend

An Irondale veteran paid tribute to Senator John McCain with a sign that proclaimed him a hero and patriot. Timothy L. Morgan,… Continue reading

Jefferson museum leaders seek ways to bring history to people

Jefferson County Historical Society’s new executive director and its new manager of the Research Center and Oral History Program have plans to… Continue reading

Jefferson County schools preparing for first day of classes

Most of Jefferson County’s students will bid farewell to summer next week as the 2018-19 school year gets underway. Teachers and administrators… Continue reading

Acoustic performer to play fingerpicking blues in free concert

The sounds of fingerpicking blues will be presented in a free concert at the Cellar Door on Sunday evening. Guitarist and songwriter… Continue reading

Strike creates one-week delay for new elementary school in Port Townsend

The 480 students anticipating the first day of classes at the new Salish Coast Elementary School will have to wait until Sept.… Continue reading

Young filmmaker shooting movie in Port Townsend based on possible future self

When considering a location for his latest project, filmmaker Robert Harold knew that Port Townsend’s aesthetic was just right. His drama, “Over… Continue reading