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U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Melinda McCoy makes her rounds on North Laurel Street in a snow-covered downtown Port Angeles on Saturday morning after several inches of snow blanketed the area  Friday night and into Saturday.

Snow blankets Peninsula; storm expected to turn slushy today

Snowfall depth varies greatly across Clallam, Jefferson counties

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U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Melinda McCoy makes her rounds on North Laurel Street in a snow-covered downtown Port Angeles on Saturday morning after several inches of snow blanketed the area  Friday night and into Saturday.
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A NOAA study published recently in the scientific journal Genes suggests that steelhead trapped by dams in the Elwha River maintained the genetic diversity to return to the sea.

OUTDOORS: Study — Trapped Elwha River steelhead maintained genetic diversity during isolation

A recent study, with its roots going back to 2004, has showed promising news that Elwha River steelhead trapped for a century… Continue reading

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A NOAA study published recently in the scientific journal Genes suggests that steelhead trapped by dams in the Elwha River maintained the genetic diversity to return to the sea.
Port Angeles High School
Port Angeles senior cross country runner Kathryn Guttormsen competes at Klahowya on Saturday. It was the first prep sports competition since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down all prep sports last March.

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Roughriders’ harriers get back on course

Port Angeles cross country runners put in some fast times at their first meet in over a year, but they fell short as… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School
Port Angeles senior cross country runner Kathryn Guttormsen competes at Klahowya on Saturday. It was the first prep sports competition since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down all prep sports last March.

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Sequim, East Jefferson harriers win first races

After nearly a 12-month-long hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, prep sports finally returned Saturday with a limited slate of cross country competitions… Continue reading

SWIMMING: Port Townsend opens pool for high school team

The City of Port Townsend is opening the Mountain View Pool for the Port Townsend High School swim team starting Monday. This… Continue reading

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Brady Simis of Renton, left and Angela Smith of Buckley get started on their 10K runs at the Elwha Bridge Run Saturday morning.

RUN THE PENINSULA: Elwha Bridge Run attracts 221 runners

More than 220 people hungry for competition came out to run in heavily safeguarded conditions in the Elwha Bridge 5K/10K Run, the… Continue reading

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Brady Simis of Renton, left and Angela Smith of Buckley get started on their 10K runs at the Elwha Bridge Run Saturday morning.
Volunteers Anthony Brigandi and Jennifer Rogers check out the next cars in line for their appointment to get a COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine Saturday morning at the Port Angeles High School campus. The whole process at the PAHS auxiliary gym and adjacent parking lot is run smoothly by over 60 volunteers from across the county and takes about 30 minutes. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)
Volunteers Anthony Brigandi and Jennifer Rogers check out the next cars in line for their appointment to get a COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine Saturday morning at the Port Angeles High School campus. The whole process at the PAHS auxiliary gym and adjacent parking lot is run smoothly by over 60 volunteers from across the county and takes about 30 minutes. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)
Barbara J. Fraley

Missing woman found dead in Quilcene area

Search had been called off for Fife resident

Barbara J. Fraley
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Lauren Larson of Port Angeles nears the finish line to win the girls cross-country race in a three-way competition with Olympic and North Mason on Wednesday at Lincoln Park in Port Angeles.

CROSS COUNTRY: Much lost, but much gained for elite Port Angeles High School runner Lauren Larson

Port Angeles Roughrider Lauren Larson possibly had some state championships taken away from her by the COVID-19 pandemic. But, over the past… Continue reading

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Lauren Larson of Port Angeles nears the finish line to win the girls cross-country race in a three-way competition with Olympic and North Mason on Wednesday at Lincoln Park in Port Angeles.
Run the Peninsula
Sue Stednek of Sequim competes in the 2020 Elwha Bridge Run. The Run the Peninsula series returns Saturday with the 2021 Elwha Bridge Run.

RUN THE PENINSULA: Elwha Bridge Run returns Saturday

The second annual Run the Peninsula Elwha Bridge Run 5K/10K along the Olympic Discovery Trail will take place from 9:30 a.m. to… Continue reading

Run the Peninsula
Sue Stednek of Sequim competes in the 2020 Elwha Bridge Run. The Run the Peninsula series returns Saturday with the 2021 Elwha Bridge Run.
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Port Angeles Roughrider cross country runners begin practicing Monday at the Port Angeles High School track. The first cross country meets are scheduled Saturday as prep sports slowly return to the Olympic Peninsula. Only cross country can begin competing at the moment but other sports are practicing in hopes of beginning in mid-February.

PREP SPORTS: Cross country leads the way as first prep sport to return to action

It’s a baby step, but prep sports are slowly returning to action. Prep athletes are back with limited practices this week. Fall… Continue reading

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Port Angeles Roughrider cross country runners begin practicing Monday at the Port Angeles High School track. The first cross country meets are scheduled Saturday as prep sports slowly return to the Olympic Peninsula. Only cross country can begin competing at the moment but other sports are practicing in hopes of beginning in mid-February.
A log truck overturned on the onramp from state Route 117 to U.S. Highway 101 on Tuesday. (Washington State Patrol)

Rollover blocks highway exit for seven hours

No one injured in single-vehicle wreck on shoulder

A log truck overturned on the onramp from state Route 117 to U.S. Highway 101 on Tuesday. (Washington State Patrol)
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The sport of Cyclocross is coming to the Olympic Peninsula with a CycloX event set in late March at the Extreme Sports Park outside of Port Angeles. This is the World Cyclocross Championships in Germany in 2011.

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Cyclocross coming to Olympic Peninsula

Peninsula Adventure Sports sets calendar for year’s events

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The sport of Cyclocross is coming to the Olympic Peninsula with a CycloX event set in late March at the Extreme Sports Park outside of Port Angeles. This is the World Cyclocross Championships in Germany in 2011.

Finalists in search for Port Townsend, Chimacum schools’ superintendents to meet public

The first of four finalists for Port Townsend or Chimacum school district superintendent was introduced to the public. Dr. Scott Mauk, the… Continue reading

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Port Angeles chamber presents community awards

Moving to a slick online production to maintain social distancing, the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce honored local businesses and individuals in… Continue reading

winners collage
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Virus case counts rise on Peninsula

The North Olympic Peninsula reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, with eight new cases in Jefferson County and five in Clallam County. No… Continue reading

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates after throwing a 5-yard touchdown pass to tight end Travis Kelce during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

The young and the old to meet in Super Bowl

Mahomes, 25, Brady, 43, to face each other

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates after throwing a 5-yard touchdown pass to tight end Travis Kelce during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)