Jennifer Jackson

Remembering Pearl Harbor: Port Townsend man recalls how he missed attack on USS Arizona

PORT TOWNSEND -- On the morning of Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, Harry Fitch was standing at a bus stop in Waikiki, returning from shore leave… Continue reading

Passion for Precision: Instrument maker helps cell researchers see the “little picture”

When Dr. Shinya Inoué stands up in front of the emperor of Japan and accepts the International Prize for Biology in Tokyo today, Bob Knudson… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Students compete, collect ton of food for food bank

PORT TOWNSEND -- If 610 high school students collect 2,000 pounds of food plus cash donations of $1,500, and every $1 donated equals six pounds… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Chance encounter leads to Japanese-American exchange –

PORT TOWNSEND -- In October of last year, Sue Gillard, Shary Irwin and Norma Wieman traveled to Japan as part of a local delegation to… Continue reading

Port Townsend: War protester heading back to Iraq

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Anna Bachmann decided to go to Iraq last winter, she worried that she was putting herself in danger. Now, she is… Continue reading

Realizing the dream: Port Townsend entrepreneur thrives on challenge

PORT TOWNSEND -- Some came to seek their fortune. Others wanted to make a name for themselves, to carve an empire out of remote corner… Continue reading

Port Townsend: “A great day” for Fort Worden State Park

PORT TOWNSEND -- With speeches, congratulations, chocolate cake and a few tears, the $6 million dining and conference hall at Fort Worden State Park was… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Dedication Saturday for Fort Worden Commons

PORT TOWNSEND -- In 2002, Fort Worden celebrated its centennial with fireworks, concerts and reunions of those who worked and served on the former army… Continue reading

Jefferson: Volunteer teens who garden for food bank to throw in the trowel

PORT HADLOCK -- For the last year and a half, Sheffield and Sebastian Edgerton have spent hundreds of hours digging, planting, weeding and watering in… Continue reading

Halloween special: Wands can be used as a tool — but the broom in the corner is used to sweep the floor

PORT TOWNSEND -- It is All Hallows Eve, and the students of Mystic Moon School will travel up a winding dirt road to a small… Continue reading

Backers of Port Townsend Scout House meet with Elks tonight

PORT TOWNSEND -- A group of neighbors and Scout parents will join forces tonight to save the Scout House -- used by Jefferson County boys… Continue reading

Port Townsend: New Goodwill store a hit at grand opening

PORT TOWNSEND --Like the start of the Oklahoma Land Rush, hundreds of bargain hunters surged through the doors of the new Goodwill Store when it… Continue reading

Gardiner: U.S. landmark back in business — for the birds

GARDINER -- Each time Marc Lassen drove past the fire-ravaged building that used to house Wild Birds Unlimited, he didn't see a burned out shell.… Continue reading

Jefferson: Coalition seeks matching funds for Larry Scott Trail

PORT TOWNSEND -- Another mile of the Larry Scott Memorial Trail, the east section of a proposed non-motorized route linking Puget Sound with the Pacific… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Scout House on the block?

PORT TOWNSEND -- Residents are worried they may lose another landmark in the historical uptown neighborhood and they're not happy about it. In fact, they're… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Local version of Antique Road Show brings out treasures

PORT LUDLOW -- The finds -- a teddy bear worth $2,000, a Navajo rug in the $2,000 to $3,000 range, and Irish silver candelabra valued… Continue reading

Jefferson: Farm tour a quick sellout

Lots of sunshine -- and a sprinkling of rain-- produced a bountiful inaugural Jefferson County Farm Tour on Sunday for growers and visitors alike. "We… Continue reading

Peninsula weekend: Take a tour of Jefferson County’s wonderful farms

The Jefferson County Farm Tour is the perfect opportunity for a Sunday drive to enjoy the colors of the changing season, with handy stops for… Continue reading

Kinetic kraziness in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- It could have rowed better, but then the crew of Iota Rho Beta wouldn't have won the coveted Mediocrity Award for coming… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Kinetic couples find love among the races

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Denise Kenney first saw her future spouse, he had a giant meatball on his head. "I'm half Italian, so the meatball… Continue reading