Jennifer Jackson


PORT TOWNSEND -- It is 5 a.m. and still dark when Carla Meyer arrives for work at Jefferson Transit. After checking the schedule, she heads… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Residents call for public plaza

PORT TOWNSEND -- Residents attending a town meeting Sunday agreed the city needs a public plaza where people could sit, drink coffee and meet friends.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: “Enhancement Days” begin at Fort Worden

PORT TOWNSEND -- Fort Worden State Park kicked off a 10-day celebration of its transition from a military defense post to a center for arts… Continue reading

Port Townsend: New Historical Society director settles in

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Bill Tennent drove out of Savannah, Ga., in July, he knew he was leaving his old life behind. But he didn't… Continue reading

Port Townsend: 24 qualify for today’s Kinetic Skulpture Race

PORT TOWNSEND -- Twenty-four teams qualified for Sunday's Kinetic Skulpture Race by completing the brake and float test Saturday, although one sank on the first… Continue reading

Port Townsend: They come, they see, they hope to konquer Kinetic Skulpture Race

PORT TOWNSEND -- A giant toilet, a big chili pepper, a smoking dragon and butterfly will go for the glory -- and trophies made of… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Jefferson General commissioners want more ambulance service

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson General Hospital commissioners want the Fire Department to provide ambulance service between the medical facility and others. Hospital commissioners voted Monday… Continue reading

Jefferson: Marine law conference under way

PORT LUDLOW -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office's marine division and the deputy who oversees it have been nominated for honors at the annual Marine… Continue reading

Patricia Neal draws a crowd of young, old fans

PORT TOWNSEND -- Aspiring actresses, autograph seekers and stroke sufferers got an upclose look at a woman who overcame tremendous odds to succeed in her… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Missing woman found 100 feet from home

PORT TOWNSEND -- A local woman missing from her home for more than 14 hours Wednesday is safe at home thanks to two tracking dogs.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Police chief takes leave of absence to campaign for sheriff

PORT TOWNSEND -- Police Chief Kristen Anderson-Post is taking a month's leave of absence from her job while campaigning for Jefferson County sheriff. "It was… Continue reading

Marrowstone: Residents to get PUD water letter

PORT HADLOCK -- Marrowstone Island property owners should receive a letter from Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 in the next few weeks outlining… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Sea Kayak Symposium begins today at Fort Worden

PORT TOWNSEND -- Hundreds of kayakers will converge on the city today for the 19th annual West Coast Sea Kayak Symposium at Fort Worden State… Continue reading

Those fun-tastic flying machines

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Jerry Thuotte retired to Port Ludlow five years ago, he and his wife Peggy resolved to leave their old life --… Continue reading

Jefferson: Reserve deputy named county’s “Everyday Hero”

PORT LUDLOW -- A local reserve deputy sheriff who donated thousands of hours of service is Jefferson County's "Everyday Hero." Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday… Continue reading

Chimacum: Salmon coalition restoring creek habitat

CHIMACUM -- For 83 years, coho salmon entering Chimacum Creek have passed through miles of muddy drainage ditch to get to spawning areas. But this… Continue reading

Jefferson: County Historical Society hires new director

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Jefferson County Historical Society has hired William Tennent as its new director. Tennent succeeds Niki Clark, who resigned in May to… Continue reading

Peninsula: Remains may be of a missing Kitsap woman

QUILCENE -- A human skull found near Quilcene last Saturday may be that of a woman missing from Kitsap County. According to Sgt. Ben Stamper… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Uptown fair features fun, food

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Uptown Fair carried out its theme, "Viva La Uptown," with colorful costumes, spicy food and a parade that featured senoritas and… Continue reading

Jefferson: County parks officials want to raise fees

PORT TOWNSEND -- Camping and youth sports fees could increase 25 percent next year under a preliminary budget proposal from the Jefferson County Parks and… Continue reading