Jennifer Jackson

Stepping up for fun: Group’s centipede in run for the Rhodies

PORT TOWNSEND - What is red and green, has 26 legs and flies along the Rhody Run course? One answer: "I don't know, but I… Continue reading

These little piggies going to market: PT sculptor helps Seattle benefit

PORT TOWNSEND - An artist known for his giant articulated puppets and bright-colored paper lanterns is branching out into a new field - pigs. This… Continue reading

Daughters of Norway maintain folk tradition across Peninsula

PORT TOWNSEND - On Sunday night, the action is in Port Angeles. On Monday night, it moves to Poulsbo. On Friday, the Daughters of Norway's… Continue reading

Historical society volunteers take over key Peninsula visitors center

PORT LUDLOW - In the late 1800s, Port Townsend's dream of becoming the New York of the West collapsed, leaving the city caught in a… Continue reading

Artist’s vision shapes church landscape

PORT TOWNSEND - Knowing he was dying of ALS, metal artist Russell Jaqua spent the final months of his life preparing a gift for his… Continue reading

Childhood friends reunite for hometown concert this week

PORT TOWNSEND - When he was 4 years old, Mateo Denali was at Learning Playcare preschool in Port Townsend when the teacher brought in a… Continue reading

Bank staff, shopkeepers feel that Victorian magic

PORT TOWNSEND - On March 16, cashing a check will be a colorful experience at First Federal Savings & Loan. And staff at The Green… Continue reading

Port Townsend history re-emerges as Victorian cab, fire equipment — even a hearse — return to museum

PORT TOWNSEND - Nobody rode inside - although there were a few offers - as a the glass-sided Victorian hearse glided through the streets of… Continue reading

Outdoor amphitheater, community theater among ideas to boost Quilcene community center

QUILCENE - Every morning, Bob Rosen goes for a jog, making a loop that takes him from his home on Lake Leland out to the… Continue reading

Trans-Atlantic rowers return to place where they trained

PORT TOWNSEND - They left New York harbor on June 10 with high hopes and a determination to finish the race, no matter what the… Continue reading

Granddaughter restores, then revisits pioneer photographs

PORT TOWNSEND - When Ann Welch was growing up, she always intrigued with the little room off the bathroom of her grandfather's house on Lawrence… Continue reading

Fashion show of trash opens recycled art exhibit

PORT TOWNSEND - They paraded in popcorn bags, wore hubcaps as hats, strutted in cigar bands and looked smashing in trash bags. And they all… Continue reading

Civil rights leader’s legacy lives on among elementary students

PORT TOWNSEND - She was born more than three decades after the death of Martin Luther King Jr., but 6-year-old Darci Davis knows why a… Continue reading

Community alliance raises cash off its backs

PORT LUDLOW - When Dee McConnell came up with the idea of holding a high-end used clothing sale as a fundraiser, neither she nor Eline… Continue reading

Flooding causes rude awakening in new Port Townsend homeless shelter

PORT TOWNSEND - Guests spending the night at the new emergency shelter for the homeless got a rude awakening Sunday morning. "When the doors were… Continue reading

Waters of Strait receive blessing at beach closed to shellfishing

PORT TOWNSEND - North Beach is closed to shellfish harvesting because of possible pollution. But on Saturday, the waters that roll ashore on its sands… Continue reading

PT shop opens Victorian tea room

PORT TOWNSEND - Ever since Marilyn Niebauer bought Twigs, a British import shop, she has been asked the same question. "People were constantly asking if… Continue reading

Latinos to hold procession in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- A procession with a mariachi band will liven up the streets tonight as the Spanish-speaking community holds a celebration in honor of… Continue reading

Pet lover’s memorial shines light on loss

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Ainslie Pryor heard that her artists' group was going to create shrines, she thought, "This is really serious." Then she thought,… Continue reading

Loom-makers seek new hands for cottage industry

PORT LUDLOW -- In 1971, Gary and Rachel Swett turned their backs on a steady paycheck and set out on an quest -- to find… Continue reading