Outdoors

Peninsula Adventure Sports’ Olympic Adventure Trail run returns April 13. Here, Debbie Proctor of Vancouver (307) and Sherry Xiong of Port Angeles (343) run in the half-marathon of the OAT Run in 2021. (Matt Sagen/Cascadia Films)

PENINSULA ADVENTURE SPORTS: Trail running season begins this spring

There are a number of trail running events and activities coming up this spring on the Olympic Peninsula and now is the… Continue reading

 

OUTDOORS: Razor clam digging reopens today

Razor clam diggers can look forward to more digging on coastal beaches beginning today, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife coastal shellfish managers… Continue reading

 

OUTDOORS: Puget Sound halibut season starts April 4

Sequim Dave Croonquist represents sports anglers in halibut season negotiations and participated in the International Pacific Halibut Commission meeting last week in Anchorage, Alaska. “As… Continue reading

 

Runners take on the Elwha Bridge 5K/10K in February 2023. The event returns this Saturday. (Run the Peninsula)

RUN THE PENINSULA: Elwha Bridge Run returns Saturday

The fifth annual Run the Peninsula series begins Saturday with the Elwha Bridge 5K/10K west of Port Angeles. The race takes place… Continue reading

Runners take on the Elwha Bridge 5K/10K in February 2023. The event returns this Saturday. (Run the Peninsula)
Professional snowboarder Jason Robinson will introduce the snowboarding film “Flying High Again” at the Field Arts & Events Hall tonight. (Courtesy photo)

OUTDOORS: Pro snowboarder to introduce ‘Flying High Again’

Professional snowboarder and local resident Jason Robinson will introduce Flying High Again, the latest award-winning film from Teton Gravity Research in its… Continue reading

Professional snowboarder Jason Robinson will introduce the snowboarding film “Flying High Again” at the Field Arts & Events Hall tonight. (Courtesy photo)

OUTDOORS: WDFW approves razor clam digs this week

Razor clam diggers can look forward to more digging on coastal beaches this week, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife coastal shellfish managers… Continue reading

The Frosty Moss Team Relay was held in May in 2021 and this year will move to March 16. (Matt Sagen/Cascadia Films)

OUTDOOR SPORTS: Peninsula Adventure Sports announces 2024 calendar

Peninsula Adventure Sports, a leading organizer of outdoor endurance events on the Olympic Peninsula, announced this week its 2024 race calendar featuring… Continue reading

The Frosty Moss Team Relay was held in May in 2021 and this year will move to March 16. (Matt Sagen/Cascadia Films)

OUTDOORS: Razor clam dig on starting Wednesday

Diggers got the go-ahead from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Thursday to proceed with razor clam digs running through Sunday. “We had a… Continue reading

Eleanor Jones, 11, of Sequim (No. 112) leads the pack at the beginning of the Run the Peninsula’s Jamestown Glow Run in Blyn late Saturday afternoon. Jones won the women’s 5K as more than 450 runners participated. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

RUN THE PENINSULA: More than 450 run through the gloaming in Blyn

More than 450 runners were treated to a pleasant evening and beautiful Christmas lights at the Jamestown tribal campus in the annual Jamestown… Continue reading

Eleanor Jones, 11, of Sequim (No. 112) leads the pack at the beginning of the Run the Peninsula’s Jamestown Glow Run in Blyn late Saturday afternoon. Jones won the women’s 5K as more than 450 runners participated. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

OUTDOORS: Steelhead season includes Hoh River study

SPECIAL RULES ALLOWING fishing from a floating device on two sections of the Hoh River and expanded boat fishing on the Sol Duc River are… Continue reading

Steelhead fishing on the outer coastal rivers in Olympic National Park is closed beginning Monday. (Chase Gunnel/WDFW)

OUTDOORS: Olympic National Park closing coastal steelhead rivers

To protect declining populations of wild steelhead, Olympic National Park is closing the Queets, Salmon and Quinault rivers to sport fishing Monday.… Continue reading

Steelhead fishing on the outer coastal rivers in Olympic National Park is closed beginning Monday. (Chase Gunnel/WDFW)

AREA SPORTS: Winterfest gala tix still available for Saturday celebration

Tickets are still available for Saturday’s Winterfest 2023, a fundraiser for the Hurricane Ridge… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: New round of razor clam digs approved

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife shellfish managers approved coastal razor clam digging days beginning Nov. 12. Not all beaches are open… Continue reading

From left, Christine Buchanan from Camano Island, Michele Harmeling from Palmer, Alaska, and Elizabeth Castillo from Tacoma run in the Salt Creek 24 event held this weekend at the Salt Creek Recreation Area. More than $7,000 was raised during the charity event. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

SALT CREEK 24: They truly went the distance

Three women ran more than 100 miles and roughly $7,000 was raised for local charities in the first Salt Creek 24 event… Continue reading

From left, Christine Buchanan from Camano Island, Michele Harmeling from Palmer, Alaska, and Elizabeth Castillo from Tacoma run in the Salt Creek 24 event held this weekend at the Salt Creek Recreation Area. More than $7,000 was raised during the charity event. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

OUTDOORS: Salmon limit reduced for area rivers

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced this week that daily limit for salmon will be reduced beginning today on Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: WDFW approves razor clam digs beginning Friday

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife shellfish managers confirmed Wednesday another round of coastal razor clam digging opportunities beginning on Friday. “The… Continue reading

Salt Creek 24.

PENINSULA ADVENTURE SPORTS: First Salt Creek 24 arrives Saturday

You’ve heard of 24 Hours at Le Mans? Get ready for 24 hours at Salt Creek. Only instead of race cars, feet… Continue reading

Salt Creek 24.
The 2022 Larry Scott Trail 5K, 10K and half-marathon is part of the Run the Peninsula series that also includes the North Olympic Discovery Marathon. (Run the Peninsula)

RUN THE PENINSULA: Larry Scott Trail Run set for Saturday

The fifth annual Run the Peninsula Larry Scott Trail run will take place Saturday in and around Port Townsend. The race, the… Continue reading

The 2022 Larry Scott Trail 5K, 10K and half-marathon is part of the Run the Peninsula series that also includes the North Olympic Discovery Marathon. (Run the Peninsula)

OUTDOORS: 2024 Halibut planning moving forward

Klahanie Campground meeting Tuesday in Forks