Jennifer Jackson

Music man going for world record

QUILCENE -- Five years ago, Andy Mackie made a vow -- to pass along the music of his native Scotland to the children of his… Continue reading

EarthDay EveryDay! overflows with Earth-friendly ideas

PORT TOWNSEND -- Chris Holloway of Sequim had a message for people stopping by his booth to see what he was mixing up in a… Continue reading

Do Your Dream Day gives women advice on how to achieve it

PORT TOWNSEND -- An amusement park, a tea room, a gift shop, a farm. The dreams are as varied as the women who dream them,… Continue reading

Lots of E-rated entertainment on tap for Earth Day

PORT TOWNSEND -- More booths, more banners, more music, more dancing. This year's EarthDay EveryDay! celebration promises to be a free-wheeling community party for the… Continue reading

Hot time in the kitchens: Tour home is treat for the senses

PORT LUDLOW -- From the giant metal ants creeping up the front steps to the amphibious butler bowing you through the front door, you realize… Continue reading

Home on the Grange: Farm fraternity looking farther afield for members

You see them in every small community -- weathered, wood-frame buildings standing at a crossroads. Many show signs of age: peeling paint, cracked windows, weeds… Continue reading

New school finds home in heart of historic Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- A new private school that plans to be an integral part of the community has found a home exactly where its founders… Continue reading

Model makers cut military history down to size

PORT TOWNSEND -- Echoes of the past resound at Fort Worden State Park. The mammoth gun emplacements overlooking Admiralty Inlet and the Strait of Juan… Continue reading

Dogs, cats rule at Jefferson County Animal Shelter, under new management

PORT TOWNSEND -- On her doctor's orders, Tess has a blanket in her private room. Nearby, Buddy, the cuts on his neck healing, is testing… Continue reading

On the fast track toward fixing reading disabilities in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Anthony Short has been on the fast track all his life. He races hydroplanes as a hobby. He goes "4 bying" --… Continue reading

Port Townsend kinetic racers set sights on world championship in California

PORT TOWNSEND -- Dead Man's Drop. The Muddy Slough. Loleta Hill. The Slippery Slope. Not to mention wind, tides and mosquitoes. These are just some… Continue reading

Cloudy weather doesn’t dim Easter in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Despite a lack of sunshine, Port Townsend celebrated Easter Sunday with sunrise services, egg hunts, brunches and bunny hugs. "She loves the… Continue reading

Cops and kids set sail on – Adventuress – for poetry workshop

PORT TOWNSEND -- On the sailing ship, there are lines that secure the vessel to the dock. Other lines are used to raise the sails… Continue reading

Port Townsend pioneers to be re-enacted at their grave sites

PORT TOWNSEND -- Organizers of this weekend's Victorian Festival hope people will come to town to visit the many historic homes open for the Parlor… Continue reading

Soroptimists break ground Saturday for Port Townsend park makeover.

PORT TOWNSEND -- For the past two years, local Soroptimists have offered women the chance to make a fresh start in life through the "Do… Continue reading

Chloe the mastiff, a Water Street landmark, dies

PORT TOWNSEND -- Chloe, an old soul whose large gray shape and drooling smile were a fixture in Water Street's business district, has passed to… Continue reading

Beethoven rolls over: Centrum cutting loose from acoustic with School of Rock

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jimi Hendrix. The Rolling Stones. Spinal Tap? This ain't your father's Centrum workshop. While Centrum is usually associated with fiddle tunes, jazz,… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground for two more houses in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Habitat for Humanity broke ground for two homes Saturday, a landmark event for two prospective homeowners whose prayers were answered. "We've been… Continue reading

Sandoval named Woman of the Year

PORT TOWNSEND -- Called an outstanding role model, City Councilwoman Michelle Sandoval was named the Public Official Woman of the Year on Thursday by the… Continue reading

Port Townsend-area sanitation company owner raises awareness to bring the troops home

CAPE GEORGE --- With its red and white stripes and white stars, the newest incarnation of the Good Man Sanitation sign -- an outhouse mounted… Continue reading