Jennifer Jackson

Irondale couple sets Christmas tradition on its head

IRONDALE -- Like characters out of a Dr. Seuss book, Ernie and Lerose Coulter like things a little topsy-turvy. But instead of eating their bread… Continue reading

Jefferson: Fort Worden History Project captures fort’s past

PORT TOWNSEND -- What started out as a dream came to fruition over the weekend at Fort Worden State Park. "I wish everyone who worked… Continue reading

Peninsula: PT research boat helps track humpback whales

PORT TOWNSEND -- Every spring, Fred Sharpe heads north from Port Townsend Bay, where he rendevous with Slinky, Rubber Lips and other old friends in… Continue reading

Jefferson: Hospice service offers chance to share grief

PORT TOWNSEND -- The empty chair at the table. The phone call that doesn't come. The gift that is wrapped but never opened. The holidays… Continue reading

Quilcene: High school chosen for $75,000 Gates grant

QUILCENE -- Quilcene High School has been chosen to receive a "high-tech high" grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The $75,000 grant will allow… Continue reading


PORT TOWNSEND -- With the help of the Port Townsend Foundry, a North Olympic Peninsula artist has created a work that will be part at… Continue reading

Port Townsend: An account of PT family’s 2 years at sea

PORT TOWNSEND -- Like characters out of a Robert Louis Stevenson novel, Alyce and Darby Flanagan went to sea at an early age, and lived… Continue reading

Jefferson: Keystone ferry dock move topic of discussion

PORT TOWNSEND -- Building a new ferry dock outside Keystone harbor would provide for more consistent service on the Port Townsend-Keystone run, a feasibility study… Continue reading

Jefferson: Marrowstone water survey gets positive response

NORDLAND --Marrowstone Island property owners favor installation of a public water system. A survey of property owners shows them backing such a project by a… Continue reading

Jefferson: Wrinkle beats Rodgers in county commissioner race

Wendi Wrinkle won the Jefferson County commissioner District 3 seat after holding her 3 percent lead over Pat Rodgers. In near-final ballot counting Friday of… Continue reading

Jefferson: PUD challengers see mandate

PORT TOWNSEND -- If campaign promises mean anything, the new Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 board of commissioners will focus on serving existing… Continue reading

Port Townsend: “Do Your Dream” Day gives thoughts of optimism, achievement

PORT TOWNSEND -- If you're going to dream big, dream big. That was the message Barbara Stanny told a sold-out crowd of women at the… Continue reading

Halloween activities in Jefferson County

PORT TOWNSEND -- Costumed children of all ages will take to the streets today -- and the halls of the courthouse, schools and stores to… Continue reading

PA couple hunts ghosts in haunted hotels – Manresa Castle a favorite stay for unearthly experience

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS When guests check into a hotel, the last thing they want to see evidence of people who have stayed in the room… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Classic boats given to rowing club

PORT TOWNSEND -- Which came first, the rowers or the boats? In the case of the Rat Island Rowing Club, it was a wooden racing… Continue reading

Quilcene: Man killed in car-bicycle crash

QUILCENE -- A local man who rode his bicycle to town every day was killed Friday morning in an collision with an automobile on a… Continue reading

Changing of the guard at Fort Worden

PORT TOWNSEND -- Fort Worden, nearing the end of its centennial year, is entering a new era. Kate Burke starts work today as the first… Continue reading

Chimacum: Teen killed in head-on crash

CHIMACUM -- A former Chimacum High School student was killed and four out-of-area men injured in a head-on collision Saturday morning on state Highway 19… Continue reading

Nordland: Red tide warning issued for Kilisut Harbor

NORDLAND -- A red tide warning has been issued for Kilisut Harbor, including Scow Harbor, Mystery Bay and Fort Flagler. Barb Bowen, of Jefferson County's… Continue reading

Jefferson: Parking fees likely coming to Fort Worden

PORT TOWNSEND -- Even though Fort Worden State Park is nearly self-supporting, it will not be exempt from planned new parking fees for state parks.… Continue reading