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.

Kids reconnect safely through outdoor library programs

Sep 21, 2021

Story time for the youngest and a STEAM program for grade-schoolers are both held in a big field next to the library’s parking lot.

Meet the artists, view their works during studio tour

Sep 17, 2021

Eighteen artists will display a wide variety of wares in and around Gig Harbor. They’ll show how it’s done and hope to inspire others to join them.

Metropolitan Market manager leads verbal tour of store

Sep 16, 2021

The new Metropolitan Market, which opens Oct. 7, will feature three sitting areas and be like a restaurant in a grocery store, says manager Ginger Henderson.

Firefighters honor lives lost 20 years ago in 9/11 attacks

Sep 12, 2021

Three hundred forty-three firefighters and 16 police officers were among the 2,977 people who perished when airliners crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania Field.

City restores Native name to Austin Park area

Sep 06, 2021

The history of the original Native inhabitants will be told using signs and a voice box, and a carved cedar sculpture will be erected.

Poetry walk celebrates Donkey Creek salmon run

Sep 03, 2021

Poets put into verse the November return of chum salmon to Donkey Creek Park for walkers along the stream bank.

Harborview roundabout work snarling traffic

Sep 03, 2021

Work has begun on construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Harborview Drive and Stinson Avenue in downtown Gig Harbor. Drivers and pedestrians alike will be affected by the project, which will be done in three phases. The first phase, which involves relocating underground utilities, is expected to last through October, according to Public

Persistence pays in launch of new Gig Harbor news organization

Sep 03, 2021

The roots of the new Gig Harbor news site go all the way back to 2018 and the demise of the weekly newspaper Gig Harbor Life. It finally launched on Sept. 3.