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 plans to buy 24 acres adjacent to Cushman Trail

Oct 27, 2022

The city of Gig Harbor hopes to close next week on the purchase of 24 acres of land off Burnham Drive, adjacent to the Cushman Trail. The city plans to

Harbor Happenings: Halloween edition

Oct 25, 2022

Trick-or-treaters have a couple of options, including downtown and Uptown, this Halloween.

Harbor Happenings: Make Waves for Harbor WildWatch

Oct 18, 2022

This is a bit of a quiet week, as local groups gear up for Halloween happenings. But several events are taking place that are worth noting: Harbor WildWatch happenings Harbor

Quilt Show says ahoy to the Harbor

Oct 14, 2022

More than 180 handmade quilts are on display this weekend as the Gig Harbor Quilters Guild brings back Quilts Ahoy, its (usually) annual quilt show. The Quilts Ahoy show takes

City council approves purchase of new police cars

Oct 12, 2022

The Gig Harbor City Council on Monday authorized the purchase of two new Ford hybrid SUV police cars from an out-of-state dealer. City Administrator Katrina Knutson noted that purchasing police

Harbor Happenings: Orca Recovery Day, Quilt Show and more

Oct 11, 2022

Events this week include Orca Recovery Day and the return of the Quilt Show, plus ongoing events that continue through the end of the month. Orca Recovery Day Orca Recovery

Artists take honors at Open Juried Art Show

Oct 10, 2022

Peninsula Art League’s 20th annual Open Juried Art Show is on display at the history museum through Oct. 28. The show features 100 artworks from artists throughout the U.S. Well-known

Community rallies to save Olalla Bay Market

Oct 06, 2022

The Olalla Bay Market was just weeks away from celebrating its grand opening when disaster struck. Early on the morning of Aug. 16, a fire broke out in the almost

Poetry Festival draws leading regional voices

Oct 06, 2022

Poets and poetry lovers, rejoice. The Greater Gig Harbor Poetry Festival returns Sunday, Oct. 9, at Ocean5. This year’s gathering features workshops led by leading regional poets, small group poetry-writing

Harbor Happenings: Eddon Brick House re-opens Thursday

Oct 04, 2022

As we get deeper into October, more and more in-person events are emerging from their Covid-19 hibernation. The city of Gig Harbor will celebrate the grand opening of the Eddon