MATT SCHUBERT COLUMN: Now is the time for all good sports to be arts patrons

A GOOD FRIEND of mine once argued that anything can be art. He said that art was undefined; an expression of a concept in the… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic Peninsula Sports Briefs

Grinnell competes at world event MARIBOR, Slovenia -- Port Angeles resident Jaiden Grinnell recently traveled halfway across the world to participate in the 2009 International… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Salmon are still in the pink

ANGLERS ARE RUNNING out of time to pillage pink salmon. No doubt the gargantuan run, which typically begins to tail off inside the Strait of… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Matt Schubert’s five best things to do

• Sekiu salmon --If you don't catch a salmon while fishing at Sekiu, you're fired. After all, everybody else seems to be bringing in at… Continue reading

SPORTS: Prep football teams start practice

Friday night lights are almost back. The high school football season officially kicked off with the beginning of summer two-a-days on Wednesday. Here's a quick… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Winter sports fundraiser Winterfest this weekend

HAVE I GOT a movie event for you. It's quite the gala affair, one that might even inspire a long line. Yet unlike that other… Continue reading

BILLY SALLEE’S GOLF COLUMN: Port Townsend pro Mike Early claims fifth at event

MIKE EARLY IS the PGA professional who runs the Port Townsend Municipal Golf Club. He has played a lot of tournaments during the 25 years… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Townsend changes cross country coaches

PORT TOWNSEND -- Kevin Sanford certainly went out on a high note. The longtime Port Townsend High School cross country coach stepped down earlier this… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College still vying to get soccer respect

PORT ANGELES -- It takes a lot to get noticed in the relative obscurity of the North Olympic Peninsula. Take the Peninsula College Pirates men's… Continue reading


• 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