Michalczik jumps at chance to coach in NFL

PORT ANGELES -- Jim Michalczik, one of the best football players to ever don a Port Angeles High School uniform, came so close to be… Continue reading

Port Angeles-raised Michalczik bolts Huskies to join Oakland Raiders staff

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Former Port Angeles High School football standout Jim Michalczik is no longer a Washington Husky. Michalczik joined the Oakland Raiders as the… Continue reading

Outdoors: The connection between halibut fishing, Hood Canal Bridge replacement

SOMETIMES, EVEN WHEN fishing is good, it's bad. Case in point: Last spring's recreational halibut fishery in Puget Sound and Strait of Juan de Fuca… Continue reading

Peninsula College woman beat conference rival Bellevue

PORT ANGELES -- Go with what works. Peninsula College sophomores Brooke Helpenstell and Brittany Bridges couldn't be stopped coming off a high post pick on… Continue reading

Outdoors: Steelhead fishing poor all over the place

YES, MY DEAR Peninsulites, things could be worse. Just ask anglers around the rest of the state. As mediocre as the current winter steelhead season… Continue reading

Frosty fishing turns up results

Peninsula Daily News news sources 'Tis the steel-son! The snow stopped many people from steelheading over the past couple of weeks, but the few diehards… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2009
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Prize-winning fungus among us — results of the PDN’s mushroom contest

EDITOR'S NOTE: Columnist Matt Schubert's work normally appears in Sports, Page B1, on Thursdays and Fridays. His bonus column today chronicles the mushroom contest he… Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Wakamatsu reportedly to be named Seattle Mariners manager

Don Wakamatsu is reported to be the new manager of the Mariners and an official announcement is expected on Wednesday. The bench coach of the… Continue reading

SPORTS — Another heartbreaker: Sequim’s season comes to close with last-second playoff defeat

TUMWATER -- The Sequim High School football team found a whole new level of heartbreak in its Class 2A first-round state playoff loss to the… Continue reading

SPORTS — Forks’ best season in eight years ends with playoff loss

BELLINGHAM -- Forks High School's most successful football season since a 2000 run to the Class 2A state quarterfinals ended Saturday with a 39-14 loss… Continue reading

SPORTS: ‘Big Dawgs’ linemen help lead Sequim to state playoffs

BREAKING NEWS: Centralia quarterback Forrest Ahrens threw a "hail Mary" pass from 25 yards out to a diving Dominick Courcy, who pulled in the pass… Continue reading

SPORTS: Justus to return to Forks High School coaching ranks

FORKS ¬­-- Scott Justus can't stay away from the Forks High School gymnasium. The former Spartan boys basketball coach, with a career record of 142-65,… Continue reading

Salmon egg nests destroyed on Elwha River

PORT ANGELES -- The Elwha River dam removal project's primary purpose ¬­-- to restore salmon habitat on the North Olympic Peninsula's largest watershed -- suffered… Continue reading

Olympic League meet could be Port Angeles swim team’s home finale before pool closes

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles High School girls swim team's final practice of the season concluded exactly like any other in Amity Butler's 10… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School drops JV football program

PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles High School head football coach Keith Moorman pointed to his team's low numbers this fall as "proof that football is… Continue reading

THE MATT SCHUBERT OUTDOORS COLUMN: Salmon derbies provide capper

THE FINAL FAREWELL to the summer saltwater salmon season comes with a pair of parties this weekend. In LaPush, of course, is the Last Chance… Continue reading

THE MATT SCHUBERT COLUMN: Something we Americans can agree on: free entry into national park

CHEAPSKATES OF THE North Olympic Peninsula — unite! The National Park Service is footing the bill this weekend for anyone looking to enjoy a taste… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT COLUMN: ‘It’s beyond mad house out here’

SEKIU REAL ESTATE promises to be hard to come by this weekend. Basically, if one were to base property values upon the events of the… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT OUTDOORS: Mother Nature’s cruel joke — summer arrives and it’s mid-September

TO SOME, THE sudden change in meteorological fortunes can only be described as a disaster. No, I'm not talking about the rash of hurricanes that's… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT: Razor clam season stutter-steps in region

DUST OFF THE lamp and start saving gas money. This fall's razor clam season demands both. Yes, it's time to start thinking about razors, with… Continue reading