Jennifer Jackson

Port Townsend: “New” building rises from the past

PORT TOWNSEND -- It was originally the YMCA building. Then it was a hotel, an auto parts store and twice an antiques store. But Heron's… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Sen. Murray visits Jefferson County Democrats at Fort Worden

PORT TOWNSEND -- U.S. Sen. Patty Murray visited Port Townsend afternoon to speak at a fund-raiser for the Jefferson County Democratic Party at Fort Worden… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Fourth person jailed in Idaho attack on local woman

A woman is being held in Canyon County, Idaho, on $1 million bail in the brutal June 2000 stabbing and robbery of Linda LeBrane of… Continue reading

Jefferson: Water tank work continues on Marrowstone Island

NORDLAND -- Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 and Fort Flagler State Park officials are proceeding with plans to build a water storage tank… Continue reading

Jefferson: Home-schooled students face fewer options in classes

PORT TOWNSEND -- Ninth-grader David Kunz already knows what classes he wants take at Port Townsend High School next year -- computer applications and industrial… Continue reading

Gnome nappers strike peaceful Port Townsend neighborhood

PORT TOWNSEND -- April Fool's Day ended last week, but for Robert and Janette Force, the mystery surrounding a purported practical joke lingers on. Whitey,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: British community mourns death of Queen Mum

PORT TOWNSEND -- The British community here is mourning the death of Her Majesty Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, who died March 30 at the age… Continue reading

Jefferson: Program could keep hospital afloat as revenues ebb

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson General Hospital officials met Wednesday to hear about a program that could serve as a life raft for rural hospitals sinking… Continue reading

Jefferson: Trustees hire new library director

PORT HADLOCK -- Jefferson County Rural Library District trustees hired Raymond Serebin as library director on Wednesday. Serebin signed the contract, effective June 3, at… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Mill workers face retirement decision today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Sixty workers at the Port Townsend Paper Corp. mill must decide by today if they will accept early retirement offered by management.… Continue reading

Kinetic energy moves Blue Heron students

PORT TOWNSEND -- Imagination is the only limit. Charlie Bodony and John Montgomery brought that message and two kinetic sculptures to Blue Heron Middle School… Continue reading

Orcas visit Port Townsend Bay

PORT TOWNSEND -- A pod of orcas that visited last December returned for a 40-minute spring visit Thursday. "Our office drained out to watch them,"… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Facade restored to original design

PORT TOWNSEND -- PT Bunny & Co. is scheduled to open this week in the Mount Baker block of Water Street, following extensive remodeling which… Continue reading

Jefferson: Port Hadlock teen-ager crowned Rhododendron queen

PORT TOWNSEND -- Chimacum High School senior Lorrina Quackenbush of Port Hadlock was crowned 2002 Rhododendron Festival queen Saturday night at Port Townsend High School.… Continue reading

Forum focuses on meth use in south Jefferson County

BRINNON -- Bill Marlow knows that the destructive effects of methamphetamine addiction can touch the most stable of families. "My 16-year-old daughter was a straight-A… Continue reading

Jefferson: NAFTA funds light up future for former millworkers

Ty Taylor is studying business administration. Shyla Fristoe and Dawn Baril are in pre-nursing. A Port Hadlock woman is commuting to Bremerton to take a… Continue reading

A passion for lighthouses

PORT TOWNSEND -- "How far can the light be seen?" That's one of the hundreds of questions Les Stevenson fielded every summer as volunteer keeper… Continue reading

Chimacum: Sacred Indian rock for sale

The bright orange letters on the For Sale signs stand out like primitive pictographs against the evergreen trees lining the road. "60 acres in the… Continue reading