Charlee Glock-Jackson

Freelance writer Charlee Glock-Jackson was the primary reporter for the weekly Gig Harbor Life until it folded in 2018. She is the founder of the Olalla Bluegrass & Beyond Festival and the caretaker of an enchanted Olalla forest that's been in her family nearly 70 years.

Council approves repayment plan for delinquent water and sewer customers

Jan 25, 2023

Gig Harbor residents who are behind on their water or sewer bills now have options for paying the overdue bills and interest penalties. The Gig Harbor City Council approved a

Harbor Happenings: Youth invited to show their talents

Jan 25, 2023

Entry deadlines are near for two chances for local young people to display their talents. The entry deadline for the Gig Harbor Has Talent showcase is Feb. 3. The event,

Former mayor Chuck Hunter left highly visible legacy on city

Jan 23, 2023

Chuck Hunter’s legacy from his tenure as mayor of Gig Harbor is visible just about everywhere one looks in the city. His term in office, from 2006 to 2014, saw

Julie Martin settles in to her post on city council

Jan 19, 2023

Julie Martin, newly appointed to the Gig Harbor City Council, isn’t fazed by having to dive into big issues her first day on the job. She has an extensive background

Harbor Happenings: Final weekend for ‘Puffs’ at PHS

Jan 17, 2023

There are plenty of opportunities to have some fun this week as we ring in the Year of the Rabbit on the Lunar New Year, Sunday, Jan. 22. Peninsula High

Council appoints Julie Martin to vacant position

Jan 12, 2023

The Gig Harbor City Council on Monday appointed Julie Martin to a vacant council position. Martin retired late last year from the Washington state Department of Corrections, where her recent

Harbor Happenings: City celebrates North Creek property purchase

Jan 11, 2023

This week’s calendar has plenty of opportunities to enjoy music, movies and even a dedication ceremony at Gig Harbor’s newest “park.” The city of Gig Harbor will host an “un-groundbreaking”

Harbor Happenings: Live music returns to BoatShop

Jan 03, 2023

Good news, music lovers. Live music returns to the BoatShop this Saturday, Jan. 7, with a performance by multi-talented John Nilsen in an all-ages-welcome show. Nilsen is a piano- and

Harbor Happenings: Olalla’s Polar Bear jump

Dec 28, 2022

While some folks will start the New Year with a cup of strong coffee and a football game, dozens of intrepid souls will gather to jump from the Olalla Creek

Movie scene displays frame a festive downtown holiday season

Dec 23, 2022

Those little movie scenes that popped up along the waterfront earlier this month? They began back in October as an idea to bring some joy to downtown businesses still reeling