Jennifer Jackson


SERVICE AND SERVICE stations have been recurring themes in Dave Sather's life. When he was in high school, Dave worked weekends and evenings at Harper… Continue reading

Port Townsend gardener’s Ozette potatoes among club’s offerings this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Pat McMinds can hardly wait for the Port Townsend Garden Club's annual sale on Saturday. But it's not because she wants to… Continue reading

Getting the dope on dementia: Geriatric pharmacist in Port Ludlow outlines dos and don’ts

PORT LUDLOW -- Karen McCullough was on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Washington, D.C., when the woman seated next to her suddenly stood… Continue reading

Dementia program on Saturday latest health care project of Port Ludlow resident

PORT LUDLOW -- After her husband died five years ago, Peggy Schafran set out on a crusade. Her opening salvo: a forum on health care… Continue reading

Borneo artist paints mural for Quilcene shelter (SEE GALLERY)

QUILCENE -- He is a nationally known mural artist in Indonesia, doing commissioned work for the World Wildlife Federation, The Nature Conservancy and Save the… Continue reading

Marrowstone Island dream house with New England flavor in AAUW event — SEE THE GALLERY

MARROWSTONE ISLAND -- In March of 1986, Susie Baldwin was leafing through a copy of Country Living magazine when she came across an article that… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: Brinnon lunch lady whips up healthy meals

WHEN NICOLE NORRIS was hired to be the cook at the Brinnon School five years ago, she had a dream SEmD to become the cool… Continue reading

Big wheels keep on rolling: Port Townsend kinetic mechanics put craft back on road

PORT TOWNSEND -- Is it safe? That was just one of the questions I had after climbing aboard the "HPS Glory" and taking the seat… Continue reading

Community Read author gives no quarter

PORT TOWNSEND -- She's wrestled 650 pounds of thrashing swordfish intent on cutting its way through the deck. She's stood her (fishing) ground when challenged… Continue reading

East Jefferson County Habitat dedicates house; breaks ground for three more

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Rey Nila was 18 years old, he left his home in southern Mexico to come to the United States. He knew… Continue reading

Author Greenlaw meets local women in marine trades as part of Port Townsend Community Read

PORT TOWNSEND -- If you go tonight to hear author Linda Greenlaw talk about her life as a sword-boat captain, don't ask her this question:… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR COLUMN: The Victorian or the rental? Christian youth program had a choice

ONE IS A large Victorian cottage with scrollwork trim, stained glass windows and fish-scale shingles above the front porch. Inside are a high-ceilinged front parlor,… Continue reading

Ex-performer draws on luck o’ the Irish for musical, life rebound

11He grew up in Cleveland, but "got over it," as he puts it, living in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the… Continue reading

Port Townsend’s rich shipyard past retold at library

PORT TOWNSEND -- Leif Knutsen was a farmer. Michael Aubin had a master's degree in fine arts. Dave Thompson grew up in the yachting set.… Continue reading


IN 1968, LARRY LOUCK was a student at Port Angeles High School when he heard that the Crown Zellerbach mill in Port Townsend was hiring.… Continue reading

A community’s blessing: Canoe sanctified by tribe, priest

PORT TOWNSEND-- Cedar bough and sage, eagle feather and drum, salt water and fresh. Six elements from nature came together Sunday to purify and bless… Continue reading

Quilcene rallies for injured innkeeper

QUILCENE -- Two dates stand out in Cathy Barsukoff's mind. One is Aug. 23, 2002, the day she bought a rustic, 11-unit motel on 17… Continue reading

Couple gives gift of history to museum, Brinnon

BRINNON -- Born on the banks of Puget Sound and weaned in a logging camp on the Dosewallips River, she was the designated boy of… Continue reading

JENNIFER JACKSON’S PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR: Paths of inspiration lead to donation for refugees in Dominican Republic

LAST SPRING, JESSICA Foster, then a senior at Port Townsend High School, was sitting in a pew at First Baptist Church listening to the speaker,… Continue reading

Scout cabin ready for logs, thanks to volunteers

PORT TOWNSEND -- The logs have been peeled, the foundation poured, the basement walls raised and the floor joists laid. Now, volunteer workers who are… Continue reading