Jennifer Jackson

Gardener in Gardiner has “fair” amount of awards for his prize-winning produce

GARDINER -- Ramon Broders has advice for people who want to grow prize-winning vegetables for the county fair -- go easy on the fertilizer, heavy… Continue reading

Jefferson: Still time to enter county fair

The Jefferson County Fair doesn't officially open until Friday, but building superintendents will be busy accepting entries for open classes starting today. And while it… Continue reading

Jefferson County Relay for Life benefit exceeds goal

PORT TOWNSEND -- For the third year in a row, the Jefferson County Relay for Life has exceeded its fund-raising goal for the American Cancer… Continue reading

Jefferson: Soroptimist Park dedicated in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Thanking the community, local government and her sister Soroptimists, Nancy Stelow formally dedicated the newly landscaped Soroptimist Park on Thursday. "We really… Continue reading

Port Townsend: – Young cancer survivor to lead Relay for Life kickoff

PORT TOWNSEND -- On the morning of Aug. 20, 2004, Paul and Christie Hensley took their 10-year old son, Gabe, who was complaining of pain… Continue reading

Donations, energy flowing into new Boiler Room venture

PORT TOWNSEND -- With donations of more than $25,000 in the pot, the Boiler Room is looking forward to taking ownership of its new home… Continue reading

Rotary Pavilion opens at H.J. Carroll Park

CHIMACUM -- The East Jefferson Rotary Club christened the new pavilion at H.J. Carroll Park on the Fourth of July with grilled hot dogs, potato… Continue reading

Jefferson: Friends, family in Port Ludlow dedicate flagpole to patriot

PORT LUDLOW -- With the blue sky as a backdrop, friends and family gathered at Port Ludlow Community Church on Sunday to dedicate a flagpole… Continue reading

Church to dedicate flagpole to patriot’s memory

PORT LUDLOW -- Eagles were important to Gary Hagen. As a boy, he dreamed of soaring among the clouds as an airplane pilot. Earning the… Continue reading

Port Townsend Elks celebrate second century with mortgage burning

PORT TOWNSEND -- In 1967, a member of the local Elks lodge convinced the old guard to take a bold step -- start a fund… Continue reading

Jefferson: Model club’s kits arrive in Iraq

PORT HADLOCK -- In May, members of the North Olympic Peninsula Modelers Society sent several large boxes of model kits, paints, books and magazines to… Continue reading

Port Townsend: PT High School alumni celebrate 108 years, award scholarships

PORT TOWNSEND -- Generations of former classmates gathered Saturday night to renew acquaintances, talk over old times and recognize the newest members -- the Class… Continue reading

Design detectives uncover layers of colorful history — “it’s interior archaeology”

PORT TOWNSEND -- Walk down Water Street, and you'll see the town's Victorian heritage manifested in muscular gray stone and brick. But a softer side… Continue reading

Community raises awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder

PORT TOWNSEND -- On Memorial Day, people across the United States pause to remember the sacrifices that veterans made. But for the thousands of soldiers,… Continue reading

In the name of Chetzemoka: Jamestown S”Klallam descendants receive traditional names in historic ceremony

SEQUIM -- Chief Chetzemoka. His son, Lahkanim. His grandson, Steteethlum. These names evoke faded images from the pages of the history of the North Olympic… Continue reading

Port Ludlow residents hear options for acute care

PORT LUDLOW -- Frank Mitchell was getting ready to go out on his 22-foot sailboat March 31 when he felt a pain his chest. Luckily… Continue reading

Friends of Brinnon build a bigger, better ShrimpFest

BRINNON -- For eight years, a small group of volunteers has thrown a festival on Memorial Day weekend that attracts thousands of seafood lovers to… Continue reading

Waterfront tour sails back to the past

PORT TOWNSEND -- With a brisk breeze blowing down the bay, the RV Mary Beth set sail Sunday on a voyage of discovery -- into… Continue reading

Dosewallips River valley returned to salmon

BRINNON -- Before the summer visitors came the loggers. Before the loggers came the homesteaders. Before the homesteaders were the Native Americans, and before them… Continue reading

Thai cooking classes to benefit village school

LAKE LELAND -- When she was growing up, Pen Wongchana would stand behind her father as he was cooking and say, "Fast, fast, fast, Daddy,… Continue reading