Michael Carman

Outdoors enthusiasts rallied in Forks last week to protest steelhead fishing restrictions.

OUTDOORS; Anglers in Forks protest over steelhead regs

A group of steelhead anglers estimated at around 50 protested recent regulation changes that impact steelhead fishing on coastal rivers, including a controversial… Continue reading

 

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Port Angeles, Sequim and North Kitsap boys runners are packed together at the start of Wednesday's cross country meet at Robin Hill County Park.

PREP SPORTS: Path to participation exists for preps

A pathway to participation exists for prep athletes this school year after recent changes to the… Continue reading

 

Students to get more in-person learning

Schedules vary among districts

 

OUTDOORS: Three-day brant hunting season starts Saturday in Clallam County

Apply for Puget Sound Recreational Crab and Shrimp Advisory Council

Amalia Bell, winner of the 2020 North Olympic Discovery Kids Marathon's medal design contest. Elementary school students have until Feb. 5 to submit designs for the 2021 Kids Marathon. (Photo courtesy of North Olympic Discovery Marathon)

SPORTS: Elementary school-age designers sought for North Olympic Discovery Marathon Kids Medal contest

Students in grade six and under are invited to submit designs and artwork for the medal awarded to an expected 500 participants… Continue reading

Amalia Bell, winner of the 2020 North Olympic Discovery Kids Marathon's medal design contest. Elementary school students have until Feb. 5 to submit designs for the 2021 Kids Marathon. (Photo courtesy of North Olympic Discovery Marathon)

OUTDOORS: Steelheaders plan boat rally against new rules in Forks

TRAILERED DRIFT BOATS are a common sight in Forks during the winter time as anglers visit the West End for the chance to land and… Continue reading

In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer watches the team's NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. The Seahawks fired Schottenheimer on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, following a season in which the team set several offensive records but coach Pete Carroll had clear issues with how the offense operated. (Paul Sancya/The Associated Press)

SEAHAWKS: Seattle fires offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer

The Seattle Seahawks fired offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer following a season in which the team set several offensive records but coach Pete Carroll… Continue reading

In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer watches the team's NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. The Seahawks fired Schottenheimer on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, following a season in which the team set several offensive records but coach Pete Carroll had clear issues with how the offense operated. (Paul Sancya/The Associated Press)
Washington State center Efe Abogidi (0) blocks a shot by Arizona guard Jemarl Baker Jr. (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday in Pullman. (Dean Hare/The Associated Press)

CARMAN COLUMN: Cougs’ hoops teams on the ascent

A TEAM’S RISE can be just as satisfying as the ultimate destination. This is a lesson that can be learned early in your tenure as… Continue reading

Washington State center Efe Abogidi (0) blocks a shot by Arizona guard Jemarl Baker Jr. (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday in Pullman. (Dean Hare/The Associated Press)
Apryle Schondelmeyer and her daughter Lyllian Moore were killed in a traffic collision near Sequim on Dec. 26. Fundraising campaigns have been set up to help Schondelmeyer's family cover expenses.  Contributed by Hallie Thomas

Mother, daughter remembered

Fatal crash took lives of both

Apryle Schondelmeyer and her daughter Lyllian Moore were killed in a traffic collision near Sequim on Dec. 26. Fundraising campaigns have been set up to help Schondelmeyer's family cover expenses.  Contributed by Hallie Thomas

Conservation common thread for new members of Washington State Fish and Wildlife Commission

AFTER SPEAKING WITH Port Townsend’s Lorna Smith, one of Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent appointees to the state Fish and Wildlife Commission, and researching the background… Continue reading

PREPS: WIAA revises prep sport seasons, fall sports on deck

Fall sports would be the first to return under an amended prep sports schedule announced by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association that… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) tries to fend off a sack by Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald (99) during the second half of an NFL football game Dec. 27 in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)

Russell Wilson knows challenge, and headache, L.A. Rams present Seattle Seahawks

Patience can be difficult when at times earlier this season racking up yards and scoring points came so easily for Russell Wilson and… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) tries to fend off a sack by Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald (99) during the second half of an NFL football game Dec. 27 in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)
Lorna Smith appointed to state Fish and Wildlife Commission

OUTDOORS: Port Townsend’s Lorna Smith appointed to state Fish and Wildlife Commission

The North Olympic Peninsula once again has representation on the state Fish and Wildlife Commission, a nine-person citizen panel appointed by the governor to set… Continue reading

Lorna Smith appointed to state Fish and Wildlife Commission

Health officers: New state plan ties Peninsula from advancing

Clallam, Jefferson counties fortunes combined with Kitsap, Mason success

Port Angeles' Kennedy Bruch, center, returns the volleyball between the hands of Sequim's Kendall Hastings, left, and Kali Wiker during an October 2019 match in Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Port Angeles Roughriders’ Bruch driven to succeed

Aside from an understandable “mopey” period at its outset, Kennedy Bruch has kept to a strict schedule of workouts and training during… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Kennedy Bruch, center, returns the volleyball between the hands of Sequim's Kendall Hastings, left, and Kali Wiker during an October 2019 match in Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Sequim's Riley Pyeatt races in the preliminaries of the 200 meters at the Class 2A state track and field championships in Tacoma in May 2019. Pyeatt placed fifth in the 400-meter race. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

PREPS: Sequim runner Riley Pyeatt in the midst of a metamorphosis

With her focus centered on running at the collegiate level, Sequim junior Riley Pyeatt has stuck to a workout and training regimen consistently… Continue reading

Sequim's Riley Pyeatt races in the preliminaries of the 200 meters at the Class 2A state track and field championships in Tacoma in May 2019. Pyeatt placed fifth in the 400-meter race. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Forks' Trey Baysinger (55) tackles Montesano quarterback Sam Winter during a 2019 contest at Spartan Stadium. (Lonnie Archibald/For Peninsula Daily News)

PREP SPORTS: Forks’ Trey Baysinger building up skills during pandemic

A stabilizing force on the football field, basketball court and baseball diamond for Forks, Spartans’ senior Trey Baysinger has found comfort in his… Continue reading

Forks' Trey Baysinger (55) tackles Montesano quarterback Sam Winter during a 2019 contest at Spartan Stadium. (Lonnie Archibald/For Peninsula Daily News)

Two identified in Saturday fatal collision

Port Ludlow woman, daughter died near Sequim