Jennifer Jackson

Port Hadlock: What’s in a name? The Hadlocks of Texas find connection to Jefferson County town

PORT HADLOCK -- Where do people named Hadlock go on vacation? They go to the town that bears their name, where they end up as… Continue reading

Church revival: Methodists celebrate 150 years in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Members of Trinity United Methodist Church will put down their paintbrushes, shovels and hammers to celebrate the congregation's 150th birthday Sunday in… Continue reading

Gardiner: 1927 fire truck made possible by the man with the trolls

GARDINER -- No trolls guard the Gardiner fire station. But the mark of the troll king, who lives down the road, is upon it. "He's… Continue reading

Peninsula youth seeks knowledge in Paddle Journey 2003

PORT TOWNSEND -- For James Hendricks, Paddle Journey 2003 is a glimpse into the living traditions of his ancestors, life lessons that will guide him… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Locke attends Democratic Party party at Palindrome

PORT TOWNSEND -- Touting family-wage jobs, education reform and expanded health care for seniors, Gov. Gary Locke brought the party line to the Jefferson County… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase: Port Townsend poet Hamill home after writing for peace in national spotlight

Sitting at a desk in his office in the old cannon foundry on the grounds of an abandoned military fort, Sam Hamill can view his… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Kah Tai question draws crowd as Port presents options for lagoon area´s future

PORT TOWNSEND -- Environmental concerns collided with economic reality as the Port of Port Townsend presented the first in a series of four public open… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Family given a lift from shadow of cancer

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jim Argites and his family know what it's like to live in the shadow of cancer. They also know what it's like… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Historical Fort Worden searchlight tower comes down

PORT TOWNSEND -- A landmark that has overlooked Fort Worden beaches for more than a century came down to Earth on Wednesday. "It's part of… Continue reading

Jefferson: Potter fans jam library for reading of latest Potter book

PORT TOWNSEND -- "The hottest day of summer was drawing to a close." One hundred Harry Potter fans packed the Port Townsend Public Library at… Continue reading

Jefferson: Cable TV subscribers irked over cancellation of TCM channel, featuring PT Film Festival backer

PORT TOWNSEND -- Like the character in the movie "Network," they're mad as hell and they can't take it anymore. That's the response Millennium Digital… Continue reading

Catch a rising star: Young actress makes quantum leap from small town to Broadway

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Renata Friedman was in a fifth-grade play, she told her drama teacher: "Some day, I'm going to be on Broadway." The… Continue reading

Port Townsend: $6 million dining hall at Fort Worden nearing completion

PORT TOWNSEND -- It's BIG. That's the first impression you get when you enter the new dining hall at Fort Worden State Park. "When you… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Big-screen reprise of film brings memories to crew member from Lake Sutherland

PORT TOWNSEND -- One hundred sixty movie fans packed the Rose Theatre Sunday to see the 1963 film, "The Ugly American." In addition to a… Continue reading

Port Townsend: “Ugly American” reprised for film festival — complete with filmmakers

PORT TOWNSEND -- Fifty years ago, novice film director George Englund and young screenwriter Stewart Stern decided to make a movie that exposed the shortsightedness… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Film Festival to have celebrity guest

PORT TOWNSEND -- The fourth annual Port Townsend Film Festival will have a guest star and a "Guess the Guest" contest again this year. Festival… Continue reading

Jefferson: Explorers sweep Pacific Challenge awards

PORT TOWNSEND -- A group of local alternative education students sailing as Puget Sound Explorers have swept the awards in this year's Pacific Challenge, an… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Rhody parade cool but comfortable

PORT TOWNSEND -- Marching bands, drill teams, royalty and flower-decked floats heated up the streets of Port Townsend on Saturday as the annual Rhododendron Grand… Continue reading

Hollywood comes to Jefferson General Hospital

PORT TOWNSEND -- Indiana Jones, Marilyn Monroe, Pee Wee Herman and the three Amigos roamed the halls of Jefferson General Hospital on Thursday as employees… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Dummy cop now has a dummy companion

PORT TOWNSEND -- Smoky? Sparky? Torch? These are just a few of the entries in a contest to find a name for Officer Bob Wire's… Continue reading