Jennifer Jackson

Hadlock Days to provide fun family outing

PORT HADLOCK -- Residents and visitors will take to the streets Saturday for the annual Hadlock Days celebration featuring a parade, dance, games and rides.… Continue reading

Jefferson: Former Leland denizens recall growing up in long-gone community

LELAND -- To most North Olympic Peninsula residents, Lake Leland is a place to go fishing, have a picnic or go camping. But to the… Continue reading

Brinnon: Longtime fire chief remembered

BRINNON -- More than 100 family members, firefighters, friends and community leaders gathered Saturday at the Brinnon Community Church to say good-bye to a man… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Coalition looking for evidence of salmon above falls

PORT LUDLOW -- It was a long time ago, before houses lined the shore, before the marina was built, before the lumber mill closed. The… Continue reading

Coyle: Residents host community fair, hope to blunt isolation

COYLE -- Located at the end of the narrow Toandos Peninsula 18 miles off a main road, Coyle is an isolated community. Residents' isolation is… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Portions of Fort Worden’s concert included on national TV

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County shared its Independence Day festivities at Fort Worden State Park with visitors from throughout the nation. ABC television crews filmed… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Fiddle Tunes Festival features national treasure of Mexico

PORT TOWNSEND -- Each year, Juan Reynoso travels thousands of miles from his home in Mexico to Port Townsend for one reason: to keep his… Continue reading

Brinnon/Quilcene: School Boards pass budgets

Brinnon and Quilcene school boards have approved their budgets for the 2002-2003 school year as presented at meetings last week. The Quilcene School District approved… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Patricia Neal will start at September film festival

PORT TOWNSEND -- Patricia Neal, who won an Oscar for her 1963 role opposite Paul Newman in "Hud," will be the celebrity guest at the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Centennial events kick off holiday at Fort Worden celebration

PORT TOWNSEND -- An old-fashioned picnic with games and music, a community parade and fireworks highlight the Independence Day celebration Thursday at Fort Worden State… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Schools to dip into reserves to cover budget shortfall

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port Townsend School District plans to use $319,000 in reserve funds to cover an expected budget shortfall during the 2002-03 fiscal… Continue reading

Quilcene: Class of 2002 to graduate Saturday

QUILCENE -- Angy, Ashley, Becky, Bre. Joe, Josh, Julia, Kelly. In a senior class of 26, everybody knows your name. And in case they don't,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Cars begin arriving for rally today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Classic cars will start arriving at Manresa Castle this afternoon for the 10th annual Classic Motorcar Rally. Eleven teams have signed up… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Chili cookoff today at Jefferson County fairgrounds

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Great Port Townsend Texas-Oklahoma Chili Cookoff takes place today at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds starting at 1 p.m. There are no… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Everett company low bidder on ex-fuel depot cleanup project

PORT TOWNSEND -- The long-awaited cleanup of a former oil company depot near Point Hudson has taken a big leap forward. Wyser Construction of Everett… Continue reading

Chimacum: Community rallies to help family of crash victim

CHIMACUM -- Friends of the family of a Chimacum High School junior killed in a crash April 30 are planning an auction to help the… Continue reading

Jefferson: PT students dedicate flagpole

PORT TOWNSEND -- The last time all the students and staff at Port Townsend High School gathered around the flag pole was Sept. 14, 2001.… Continue reading

Brinnon: Shrimp harvest celebrated in style

BRINNON -- The early bird gets the shrimp. Seafood lovers flocked to the annual ShrimpFest on Saturday causing a run on cooked crustaceans that left… Continue reading

Brinnon: ShrimpFest mixes bluegrass, shrimp during holiday weekend

BRINNON -- It'll look a little bit like Louisiana down on the Brinnon bayou today as the ninth annual ShrimpFest gets under way. ShrimpFest, which… Continue reading

Irondale: Road construction to begin

IRONDALE -- Irondale Road reconstruction is scheduled to begin Tuesday, bringing delays and one-way traffic between state Route 19 and Port Hadlock. A complete closure… Continue reading