Jennifer Jackson

Ludlow golf pro to shoot for 100 holes in one day

VITO DESANTIS WAS 14 years old when some friends invited him along to play golf. When he got home, his father said that if Vito… Continue reading

 

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: Juggling barista opens coffeehouse

JOE RUTH, AKA Joe the Barista, has created a following since moving to Port Townsend eight years ago. He has brewed espresso at Bread and… Continue reading

 

Teens hunt for heritage in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — They hiked through potato fields, combed beaches, followed trails through woods and along cliff tops. They talked with a pioneer family descendant… Continue reading

 

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: Author to guide arts camp

AUTHOR BRAD MATSEN has gone to great lengths to find stories. He trekked through France to discover Jacques Cousteau's Calypso rotting at a dock while… Continue reading

Aboard the Suva: Schooner offers sail into local history

PORT TOWNSEND — When Lloyd Baldwin was growing up in the 1950s, his parents owned the Tides Inn on the waterfront on Sims Way. The… Continue reading

Linger Longer Outoor Theater dedicated in Quilcene

QUILCENE — There is a defining moment in the course of any project. For Bob Rosen, a former Hollywood producer, it was when he was… Continue reading

On a different tack: Wooden boat sailors take sport to new scale [**Photo Gallery**]

PORT TOWNSEND — When he was 4 years old, Dan Newland started building model airplanes, the kind with plastic parts you punch out and snap… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: Cache of jewelry fills theater coffers [ *** GALLERY *** ]

TROPICAL RED CORAL. Ocean-blue lapis lazuli. Purple amethyst, orange carnelian, turquoise, jasper and onyx. Sarah DuBose has a sultan's ransom of glowing semiprecious gemstones, a… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR: Quilcene’s ‘quilbillies’ stand their grounds on coffee roasts

IT SHOULD CAPTURE the flavor of Mount Townsend climb with an edge of salt water, Mary Kollar said. It should have an undertone of chicory,… Continue reading

Mr. Gaede’s Opus: Band founder returns to podium

PORT TOWNSEND — In 1990, Edwin J. Gaede — known as E.J. — was riding home from a rehearsal of the Port Townsend Community Orchestra… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: Group seeks Senior Suppers participants

A FEW MONTHS ago, Laurie Medlicott and Paula McNees looked around the community center and realized they had a problem. Twelve people had made reservations… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: Renowned violinist displays pomp for grads

LAST WEEK, STRAINS of “Pomp and Circumstance” wafted through the air as high school seniors marched down aisles to receive their diplomas. Only three, however,… Continue reading

Ashes to artwork: Port Townsend potter turns hand to funerary urns [**Gallery**]

PORT TOWNSEND — Where will you spend eternity? Megan Smith has an option that might shake family skeletons — or what remains of them— out… Continue reading

PENINSULA PROFILE: Pastor to retire after reviving congregation, building

PORT TOWNSEND — Wendell Ankeny remembers the phone call he received on a spring day 12 years ago. An ordained minister, he was retiring as… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: Port Townsend student gets to the bottom of Froggy Forest

THERE'S A FROGGY Bottoms pub near St. Olaf's University in Northfield, Minn., and a bar by that name in North Carolina. On New York's Long… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: BRIDGE spans generations, traditions

IN MARCH 2010, Jared Fennell's high school senior project was launched at Point Hudson: a cedar-frame angyak (Inuit-style canoe) like his great-great-grandfather used to build.… Continue reading

Veteran laid to rest at Fort Worden with honors

PORT TOWNSEND — His parents met at the USO club — now the American Legion hall — in Port Townsend after World War II. He… Continue reading

Quilcene stage nearly ready for outdoor events

QUILCENE — Bob Canterbury remembers the night the Linger Longer Lodge, a historic resort on Quilcene Bay, burned down. He was 10 years old and… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: Wait for ferry helps form lines of poem

TWO SUMMERS AGO, Diane Belmont was returning home to Everett after visiting her mother, Alice Albert, in Port Townsend. Belmont had taken the ferry across… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: Boaters pick pocket yachts for kicks

TWO YEARS AGO, Laingdon Schmitt and Kirk Gresham came to Joshua Colvin, publisher of Small Craft Advisor magazine, and asked if he wanted to help… Continue reading