• Kids' Salmon Derby -- The Clallam Bay-Sekiu Lions Club will host its annual Kids' Salmon Derby, open to ages 5-14 on Saturday. There is… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Poaching in Dungeness River hurts kings

FISH DRIVE MEN to madness. They drain children's college funds, dominate precious brain cells and, in some cases, lead to outlaw behavior. It's this last… Continue reading

SPORTS: Former Peninsula College standout Mbunga turns pro

PORT ANGELES -- Divaldo Mbunga will have to learn yet another language. The former Peninsula College men's basketball standout, and native of Angola, is headed… Continue reading

BILLY SALLEE’S GOLF COLUMN: North Olympic Peninsula women play in tournament

WOMEN'S CLUBS FROM six golf courses throughout the North Olympic Peninsula joined together for a friendly competition recently. Inter-club activities are popular with opportunities for… Continue reading

SPORTS: PA 12U softball team knocked out of World Series

WILSON COUNTY, N.C. -- It just wasn't to be for the 2009 Port Angeles 12U All-Star softball team. In its final pool game at the… Continue reading


STATE OFFICIALS PULLED the plug on the untouchable season this morning. Healthy, and apparently in its prime, the Marine Area 5 (Sekiu) and 6 (eastern… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: The lure of Hurricane Ridge

MY LAWYER ONCE imparted some sage wisdom to me. "Matt," he said in a foreboding tone, "nothing good happens after 10 p.m." With only a… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles 12U softball team starts World Series play

WILSON COUNTY, N. C. -- Port Angeles opens play in the 2009 Babe Ruth League 12U softball World Series today. Ten teams from around the… Continue reading

BILLY SALLEE’S GOLF COLUMN: Youth football charity event at Port Townsend course

THE NINTH ANNUAL Kickoff Scramble at Port Townsend Municipal Golf Club is scheduled for Aug. 15. This is the annual fundraiser for the Jefferson County… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles team heads to World Series

PORT ANGELES -- This is one group of 12-year-old girls that most people would not want to meet in a dark alley. The strength of… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: More kings for the taking

OLYMPIA -- Anglers can now double their fun with coastal chinook. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced an increase in the daily limit… Continue reading

SPORTS: ‘A passion for crashing cars’ — Daredevils to dive-bomb at Port Angeles Speedway

SEQUIM ­-- The best thing about crashing cars ­-- also known as stunt driving ­-- is that you can race to the top of the… Continue reading


I USED TO operate on a couple of assumptions in life: • It gets really cold at some point every year, and that's called winter.… Continue reading

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
  • The Associated Press

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
  • By Barry Wilner Associated Press Football Writer

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