MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Riding through Port Angeles’ waterfront

THE AFTERNOON SUN baked Hollywood Beach on one of the hottest days of the year. Children played in the water before the watchful eyes of… Continue reading

SPORTS: Mariners acquire veteran shortstop in big player swap

The Associated Press The Seattle Mariners acquired shortstop Jack Wilson and pitcher Ian Snell from the Pittsburgh Pirates today for shortstop Ronny Cedeno, Triple-A catcher… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2009

SPORTS: ‘We have a legend here today’

PORT ANGELES -- It took Port Angeles High School wrestling coach Erik Gonzalez a few minutes to list off Bruce Baumgartner's career achievements. The list… Continue reading

SPORTS: 14U softball rallies for tournament win

LYNDEN -- Mariah Frazier cured the North Olympic 14U softball tournament team's heat aversion with one swing of the bat. Down 4-3 to Twin Falls,… Continue reading

PENINSULA POLL BACKGROUNDER: NFL commissioner reinstates ex-prisoner Vick

By Barry Wilner Associated Press Football Writer Michael Vick is back in the NFL. Now all he needs is a team to play for. Vick,… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2009

SPORTS: 12U fastpitch team heads to World Series

LYNDEN -- North Olympic's 12U fastpitch softball tournament team made history at the Babe Ruth Northwest Region tournament this weekend. And it's headed to the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Season ends with loss to Burlington

PORT ANGELES -- The North Olympic 14U baseball tournament team's season came to an end with a 10-1 loss to Burlington in the Junior Babe… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic team one game away from Babe Ruth title

LYNDEN -- North Olympic's 14U fastpitch softball tournament team is one win away from the Babe Ruth Northwest Regional title. The tournament team steamrolled its… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder season comes to end

KENT -- Wilder Baseball ran out of gas at the 2009 Northwest Babe Ruth 16-18-year-old state tournament. The North Olympic Peninsula's young all-star team, which… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles Junior Babe Ruth team loses heartbreaker at state

PORT ANGELES -- The 14-year-old North Olympic Junior Babe Ruth team ran into a bumpy part of the state-playoff road against defending state champion Lynden… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles Babe Ruth team 2-0 in state tournament

PORT ANGELES -- The 14-year-old North Olympic Junior Babe Ruth team is being a bad host. The Port Angeles All-Stars won their first two games… Continue reading

SPORTS: Young Sequim golfer takes second in tourney

SEQUIM -- A little bit of home cooking was beneficial to Sequim's Zoei Zbaraschuk's golf game in the final round of the Washington Junior Golf… Continue reading

THE BILLY SALLEE GOLF COLUMN: Charity tourney to help seniors

OH, THAT TOM WATSON. It's been several years since an old-time favorite like Watson has played in a major tournament with a real chance for… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim golfers in district picture

SEQUIM ­-- Sequim's Zoei Zbaraschuk is in third place on her home course after the first day at the Washington Junior Golf Association District One… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball eyes state title

PORT ANGELES -- The youthful Wilder Baseball Club starts its quest for its second consecutive state title and 10th championship in 31 years Wednesday in… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Crab advisory still in effect

THE WARNING SIGNS are easy to miss, even if one looks for them. Judging by the confluence of buoys floating around Port Angeles Harbor, several… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Gibbs Lake toxicity show slight improvement

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County Public Health on Friday upgraded Gibbs Lake's water-quality safety status to "caution" level -- reopening the lake to public recreation… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Fishing picks up along Peninsula coastline

THE RETURN OF thecoho, back after a dreadful one-year hiatus, is delighting anglers. "I can't remember this many fish since I was commercial fishing back… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Five best bets to do this weekend

• Hand-to-pincer -- Forget the crab pots. With next week sporting a couple of extreme low tides, the time of the bare-handed crabber is almost… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Where to find the best beach fishing

TRENDY CLUBS, HIGH society parties, the cool kids' lunch table . . . these are things enjoyed by the elite. As any reader of this… Continue reading