Jennifer Jackson

Port Townsend: Levity over the levy — When’s my computer coming?

PORT TOWNSEND -- When's my computer coming? Relief, mixed with humor, was the emotion expressed by teachers the day after voters passed the Port Townsend… Continue reading


PORT TOWNSEND -- Voters overwhelmingly approved the Port Townsend School District's three-year, $945,600 technology levy during Tuesday's election. But the spirit among levy supporters at… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Red, white and Rhody

Flags and flowers were the hallmark of Port Townsend's 67th Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade on sunbathed streets Saturday. The clouds parted five minutes before police… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Grand Parade climaxes Rhododendron Festival

PORT TOWNSEND -- Something old, something new, something borrowed, something pink. From veterans to newlyweds, the 67th annual Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade on Saturday will… Continue reading

Jefferson: Port Townsend police chief to seek sheriff’s post

PORT TOWNSEND --Police Chief Kristen Anderson announced her candidacy for Jefferson County sheriff Tuesday. Anderson is the fourth candidate in the race to succeed Sheriff… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Pier fire extinguished

PORT TOWNSEND -- A fire on the downtown Thomas Oil pier Tuesday is being blamed on an alleged illegal salvaging operation. According to Fire Department… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Veterans, others “come home to Fort Worden”

PORT TOWNSEND -- Hundreds of former veterans and employees are returning to Fort Worden for the opening of the Reunion Center this weekend to share… Continue reading

Quilcene shooting suspect pleads innocent

QUILCENE -- Gary L. Middleton Sr. of Quilcene has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in Jefferson County Superior Court. Middleton, 61, is accused of… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Boat school unveils plans for public access trail, new dock

PORT HADLOCK -- A public hearing on the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding's plans for a public trail and new dock as part of its… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Fort Worden spruced and ready for guests

PORT TOWNSEND -- The buildings are draped with red, white and blue bunting, the flagpole is getting a fresh coat of paint, the parade ground… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Improvements, repairs at resort

PORT LUDLOW -- Improvements and repairs at the Resort at Ludlow Bay are under way and business is booming. That's what Michael Padden and Greg… Continue reading

Chimacum students, teachers recall Quilcene teen killed in crash

CHIMACUM -- Gentle, caring, compassionate, intelligent, athletic, involved. Those are the words teachers and students at Chimacum High School used Wednesday to describe Scott Kench,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Officials say meth addiction is treatable

PORT HADLOCK -- The use of methamphetamine has increased dramatically in the state, but a forum on treating related addiction sponsored by state and local… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Jefferson County Historical Society honors its volunteers

PORT TOWNSEND -- Author Pam Clise was honored as the Jefferson County Historical Society's 2002 Volunteer of the Year on Sunday. Her naming highlighted the… Continue reading

Expanded Quilcene Heritage Days lives up to its billing

QUILCENE -- The third annual Heritage Days, advertised as "lots of free fun for the whole family," delivered on its promise Saturday. "We attracted more… Continue reading

Port Townsend: 4-by-4, autocross racing coming to fairgrounds

PORT TOWNSEND -- Old cars, new cars, fast cars, slow cars. If it has wheels and a chassis, expect to find it at the Jefferson… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Port to invest in Point Hudson repairs

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port of Port Townsend will spend nearly $200,000 on building repairs at Point Hudson during the next two years. Port officials… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Economy dominates town hall meeting

PORT TOWNSEND -- "It's the economy, stupid." That remark from the Rev. William Maxwell drew laughs, but it stated the concern of many who attended… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Public hearing set for proposed 41-home development

PORT LUDLOW -- Area residents will have their say next week on a proposal to develop 41 single-family homes on 38.5 acres along Teal Lake… Continue reading

Nordland: Restored Fort Flagler flagpole dedicated

NORDLAND -- A new flag is flying over Fort Flagler State Park today, following Saturday's dedication of a historic flagpole. The flagpole was restored by… Continue reading