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.

City Council hears update on BoatShop marine railways project

Oct 26, 2021

The city intends to contribute from next year’s budget to help wrap up loose ends on the nearly completed railways project.

Gig Harbor’s Stockdale earns top honors at art show

Oct 25, 2021

Works in the open juried art show can continue to be viewed at Harbor History Museum through Nov. 27.

Battson taking care of business as new chamber leader

Oct 24, 2021

New Chamber of Commerce Director Miriam Battson says that despite the pandemic, businesses continue to open and do well, though others are struggling.

Former longtime councilman Malich running as write-in candidate for mayor

Oct 21, 2021

City Council member Tracie Markley had been unopposed after John Skansi pulled out of the mayor’s race to run for City Council.

Gig Harbor Council 7: Storset vying for Abersold’s seat

Oct 17, 2021

Abersold wants to help the community get past the pandemic; Storset looks to help families, family-owned businesses.

Gig Harbor Council 3: Lykins challenging incumbent Franich

Oct 16, 2021

Longtime resident and Councilman Jim Franich is attempting to hold on to his seat against relative newcomer and nurse practitioner Brenda Lykins.

Gig Harbor Council 2: Henderson, Skansi seek open seat

Oct 15, 2021

Roger Henderson held a 54% to 31% edge over John Skansi in the August primary in their pursuit of a seat being left vacant by Bob Himes.

Gig Harbor Council 1: Woock held large margin over Wiles in primary

Oct 14, 2021

Incumbent Jeni Woock captured 71% of the votes in the three-person August primary election. Robert Wiles followed with 17%.

City, Puyallup Tribe acknowledge stronger relationship

Oct 12, 2021

Several actions have been taken the past few years to recognize the historical importance of the area where Gig Harbor now sits to its original inhabitants.

Make-a-Wish delivers on Oliver’s golf cart dream

Oct 12, 2021

Though Oliver Colglazier’s disorder prevents him from getting a driver’s license, Make-a-Wish presented him with the next best thing.