OUTDOORS: Matt Schubert’s five best bets to do this weekend

■ Dungeness crab — Success stories are flying fast and furious for crabbers in Dungeness Bay. That’s typically the case during the first two or… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Pink salmon showing up early in area

THE HUMPIES MUST be an impatient bunch. One week into July and there’s already scads of them (aka pink salmon) showing up in Marine Area… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball wins first game at tough Clackamas, Ore., tournament

CLACKAMAS, Ore. — Wilder Baseball won its fifth game in a row by capturing its opening game in pool play at the Clackamas Nike Diamond… Continue reading

THINGS TO DO: Your Peninsula calendar for today and Friday

Today and Friday, July 7-8, in: ■ Port Angeles ■ Sequim-Dungeness Valley ■ Port Townsend-Jefferson County ■ Forks-West End Port Angeles Today PA Senior Softball… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Cedars of Dungeness to host University of Washington tournament

IT'S A LITTLE sad, and maybe I should seek professional help, but I start to get excited about the upcoming football season when I first… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball wins Firecracker Classic for 12th time in 13 years

PORT ANGELES — Wilder Baseball made a bang yet again at its own Firecracker Classic tournament. Wilder scored in the bottom of the seventh inning… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles 12U, 10U youth baseball teams lose at state tournaments

ELLENSBURG — Lynden bounced the North Olympic 12U All-Stars of Port Angeles out of the Cal Ripken Baseball state tournament Sunday. Lynden beat Port Angeles,… Continue reading

SPORTS: Red hot Wilder Baseball in Firecracker finale today

PORT ANGELES — Wilder Baseball, an elite Senior Babe Ruth team, just doesn’t know how to lose in its own tournament. Wilder pounded Sequim Baseball… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder All-Stars in tournament driver’s seat

PORT ANGELES — Wilder Baseball has yet to hits its stride at the 13th annual Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Classic. And yet, the All-Stars have… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Dig deep for Discover Pass, or dig deeper if caught without one

THOSE WHO DON’T purchase a Discover Pass may soon encounter an unpleasant discovery on their dashboard. As of today, drivers who park at state parks,… Continue reading

SPORTS: Firecracker Classic baseball tournament opens today

PORT ANGELES — No need to wait until the Fourth of July to see some fireworks. With the 13th annual Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Classic… Continue reading

MAT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Escape clauses for crabs

THERE’S LITTLE NUANCE behind the mind of a Dungeness crab. Outside of finding food, eating food and avoiding becoming food, little else concerns the crab… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN ON GOLF: Plenty of fireworks on links (replace your divots!)

THE MOST AMERICAN of celebrations is right around the corner. Why risk potential injury with legal and illegal fireworks? Go out and play a round… Continue reading

SPORTS: Neah Bay boy qualifies for Soap Box Derby finale

NEAH BAY — Joshua Monette qualified for the All American Soap Box Derby World Championships for the second year in a row earlier this month.… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder runs out of gas at Oregon baseball tournament

SALEM, Ore. — Wilder Baseball’s tournament championship run fell one win short at the Post 9 Showcase Classic on Sunday night. The Senior Babe Ruth… Continue reading

SPORTS: New ground to cover for new Forks football coach

FORKS — Mark Feasel always wanted his own program. With the Forks football team, he’ll inherit one in need of a makeover. Feasel was named… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder playing for hardware in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — Forget about that five-game losing streak to begin the season. After winning five of its last six, including two of three at… Continue reading

SPORTS: Chimacum’s Cray state coaches’ association pick for player of year

CHIMACUM — The accolades continue to pile up for Chimacum junior Landon Cray. The Cowboys baseball standout, a three-time Nisqually League MVP, was named the… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Wild chinook salmon season starts Sunday

IT’S CALLED SELECTIVE fishing for a reason. Sometimes, you’ve got to throw the wild ones back in the ocean. Now is one of those times.… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Matt Schubert’s five best bets to do this weekend

■ Coastal salmon — Why not spend the sabbath chasing after salmon? Area 3 (LaPush) and 4 (Neah Bay) open to wild chinook and hatchery… Continue reading