Jennifer Jackson

“Read to Rover” takes over library on Saturdays

PORT TOWNSEND --Serafina likes stories with a snappy ending. Cindy prefers the rhythmic pace of poetry. Chanate likes cat and bird stories, while Bisee is… Continue reading

Lantern festival lights up night in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- The moon, the stars and the sun came out Saturday night as more than 200 people gathered at Memorial Field to welcome… Continue reading

Jefferson County’s cramped food banks seek new home

PORT TOWNSEND -- Every Wednesday morning, Port Townsend Food Bank manager Helen Kullmann arrives at the community center basement before 7 a.m. Although a volunteer,… Continue reading

Author hits stride with wellness exercise guide

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Carole Marshall was growing up, she wanted to write a novel that would touch readers' hearts. Now, she has written a… Continue reading

Knitters get hands-on experience in wool gathering

BEAVER VALLEY -- It is a crisp February morning and Jennie Watkins is standing in the old barn on her 10-acre farm off Beaver Valley… Continue reading

Student actors from Port Townsend and Edinburgh take on mission impossible: Write, produce theatrical piece in nine days

PORT TOWNSEND -- The assignment, should you decide to accept it: Create a theatrical production from scratch in collaboration with a group of people you… Continue reading

Still sweethearts: Brinnon couple celebrate 70th anniversary of Valentine wedding today

BRINNON -- She wore a blue dress. He wore a blue suit. The ceremony took place in the Lutheran minister's house. The wedding supper was… Continue reading

Port Townsend city councilwoman among new owners of Windermere agency

PORT TOWNSEND -- Michelle Sandoval, a local real estate agent and Port Townsend City Council member, has purchased the Windermere Real Estate agency in Port… Continue reading

Cheap dates, dance raise money for charity in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- It was a buyers' market at the Pre-Valentine Charity Ball on Saturday at the American Legion Hall. Dates for the big day… Continue reading

Director expands scope of Centrum’s writers conference

PORT TOWNSEND -- For 30 years, people have come to Fort Worden State Park to disengage from the world and refine their creative spirit at… Continue reading

Burns Supper staged to benefit Port Townsend Scottish exchange program for theater students

PORT TOWNSEND -- In mid-January, Tracy Rennie approached the organizers of the Port Townsend Robert Burns Supper and asked if students at the high school,… Continue reading

‘Do Your Dream’ seminar launches women into new lives

PORT TOWNSEND -- Dreams, like life, have a way of not turning out the way you planned. But for Oriana Green, learning how to pull… Continue reading

Back to the future: Artist’s fantastic career spans space age

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Robert Fetterly was in high school, he would sit in class and draw, covering every inch of his notebooks, front and… Continue reading

Former ACLU lawyer fights for freedoms from Port Townsend home front

PORT TOWNSEND -- An American Olympic athlete was placed on the no-fly list. A Chinese national from Indonesia was brought in for FBI questioning. A… Continue reading

Church, state come together for housing project in Port Hadlock

PORT HADLOCK -- Church members, county officials, pastors and social service workers gathered Friday on the grounds of Community United Methodist Church to celebrate the… Continue reading

Art studios? Residential college? Crowd floats ideas for Fort Worden’s future

PORT TOWNSEND -- Community leaders, park partners, arts advocates and local residents filled two rooms of the Commons Thursday night, generating enthusiasm and ideas that… Continue reading

Community gets chance Thursday to help Fort Worden State Park envision its future

PORT TOWNSEND -- Sitting at her desk in her office at park headquarters, Kate Burke faces a wall filled with historic photographs and maps showing… Continue reading

Snohomish tribal leader builds on interest in Chimacum/Peninsula heritage

CHIMACUM -- Standing on the banks of Chimacum Creek, Nancy McDaniel looks into the swirling waters and sees reflections of the past. They show her… Continue reading

Port Townsend artist chosen for Sequim Lavender Festival poster

PORT TOWNSEND -- An artist whose primitive-style paintings celebrate rural and small-town life has been chosen to produce the 2005 Sequim Lavender Festival poster "I'm… Continue reading

Pets bring holiday cheer to Port Townsend care homes

PORT TOWNSEND -- Ruby, Amadeus, Murphy and McCully paid a holiday visit to Kah Tai Care Center Saturday, but it was Kitty who brought a… Continue reading