Jennifer Jackson

Port Townsend: Board hands-off decision on sports cuts

PORT TOWNSEND -- After viewing a presentation on options and listening to pleas from soccer parents, coaches and players, the Port Townsend School Board on… Continue reading

Actor Considine has cult following in Port Townsend; ‘Baru Film Festival’ grew out of tai chi group

PORT TOWNSEND -- Twenty years ago, Rex Long of Port Hadlock went to see a quirky little film called "Trouble in Mind." It was filmed… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Young sailors brave elements to complete Pacific Challenge

PORT TOWNSEND -- Persevering in face of adversity -- and even being cheerful about it -- brought rewards for the nine longboat crews who braved… Continue reading

Maritime Center dock opens; Dicks announces request for federal grant

PORT TOWNSEND -- It may have been rainy and cold, but foul weather did not dampen the spirits of residents, guests and guest speakers Satirdau… Continue reading

Jefferson Land Trust director steps into custom-made leadership position

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Jefferson Land Trust decided to hire its first paid director, leaders of the charitable trust knew what they were looking for.… Continue reading

Classic boats get shipshape for nautical open house

PORT TOWNSEND -- With the summer sailing season just around the bend, three classic wooden boats are clearing their decks for visitors to raise interest… Continue reading

Tale of two Lamas brothers leads to Fernando meeting Lorenzo in Port Townsend

It is the classic American story, a tale of three brothers that begins more than a century ago in the Old Country. When the oldest… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Neighbor offers to buy Scout House property from new buyer, giving Scouts chance to acquire it

PORT TOWNSEND -- A Fall City attorney and his wife who own a house on Morgan Hill have offered $700,000 for the Boy Scout House… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Historical society honors volunteers, stewardship

PORT TOWNSEND -- The man who kept on top of three major building projects and the woman who took on the top job of the… Continue reading

Port Townsend’s first Earth Day festival a big hit

PORT TOWNSEND -- Sunny skies and bright ideas brought crowds of people to Memorial Field on Sunday for Port Townsend's first EarthDay EveryDay celebration of… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Landmark Scout House sold

PORT TOWNSEND -- In a move that took the community by surprise, the landmark Boy Scout House and the eight city lots it sits on… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Kinetic racers gear up for season

PORT TOWNSEND -- Colorful costumes and funky vehicles highlighted the April Fool's Regatta as kinetic skulpture fans kicked off the racing season at Fort Worden… Continue reading

Port Townsend thanked for answering call to help Iraqi children

PORT TOWNSEND -- Children in Iraq are sleeping warmer now that much-needed blankets and clothing collected in a community drive have arrived in the war-racked… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Scouts build playground at Little League field

PORT HADLOCK -- They built it -- and they came. On Saturday, a playground built by six local Girl Scouts was swarming with children as… Continue reading

Port Townsend: History’s Mystery resolution reveals tangled plot

PORT TOWNSEND -- It wasn't so much a case of whodunit as who didn't. "Are there any scalawags in this courtroom who aren't mixed up… Continue reading

Resurrecting Hood Canal serpent is rite of spring for islanders

HOOD HEAD ISLAND -- Every year on the vernal equinox, they come by boat to the island to celebrate an annual rite of spring --… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Churches, businesses partner to build new homes for Habitat for Humanity

PORT TOWNSEND -- Two families broke ground for new homes Saturday, and two more will follow suit as Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County… Continue reading

Chimacum: They come from all over to eat in their pajamas

CHIMACUM -- Plaid flannel pajamas were the order of the day Tuesday at the Chimacum Cafe as staff and customers celebrated Pajama Day. "This is… Continue reading

Jefferson: Port Townsend Kiwanis honors teens for community service

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port Townsend Kiwanis Club presented the first Thomas J. Majhan Teen Leader awards to eight Jefferson County teenagers on Sunday. "Since… Continue reading

Jefferson: PT “Dream” Day matches mentors, women entrepreneurs

PORT TOWNSEND -- It takes a community to give birth to a dream. And a little cash doesn't hurt. That was the message heard by… Continue reading