Children take off from the starting ropes in search of prize-filled eggs at the 46th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. Hundreds of youngsters took part in the event. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula News)

Children take off from the starting ropes in search of prize-filled eggs at the 46th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. Hundreds of youngsters took part in the event. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula News)

And they're off ...

Youngsters around the Peninsula went in search of the Easter Bunny’s bounty at area egg hunts this weekend.

Oona McLean, 5, and her mother, Sharah Truett of Port Angeles open eggs collected at the 46th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula News)

Oona McLean, 5, and her mother, Sharah Truett of Port Angeles open eggs collected at the 46th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula News)

Stefano Perruccio, as the Easter Bunny, sits with Maximilian Dempsey, 5, while Holly Dempsey photographs. The 21st annual Kitchens Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday at Crescent School in Joyce. Three divisions, for kids 3 and younger, ages 4 to 6 and 8 to 12 were on separate parts of the playground and football field. Several hundred kids and their parents filled the grounds for the hunt. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula News)

Stefano Perruccio, as the Easter Bunny, sits with Maximilian Dempsey, 5, while Holly Dempsey photographs. The 21st annual Kitchens Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday at Crescent School in Joyce. Three divisions, for kids 3 and younger, ages 4 to 6 and 8 to 12 were on separate parts of the playground and football field. Several hundred kids and their parents filled the grounds for the hunt. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula News)

Sayler Jean Salinas, 3, was proud of her pink egg, which matched her basket at an Easter egg hunt in Forks. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula News)

Sayler Jean Salinas, 3, was proud of her pink egg, which matched her basket at an Easter egg hunt in Forks. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula News)

Juno Kataji, 4, from Port Townsend, spots an egg and picks it up to add to her collection during the 94th Elks Club Easter Egg Hunt in Chetzemoka Park on Sunday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula News)

Juno Kataji, 4, from Port Townsend, spots an egg and picks it up to add to her collection during the 94th Elks Club Easter Egg Hunt in Chetzemoka Park on Sunday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula News)

More in News

Dave Swinford of Sequim, left, and Marlana Ashlie of Victoria take part in a workshop on Saturday about cropping bird photos for best presentation during Saturday’s Olympic Birdfest. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula News)
Bird spotting

Dave Swinford of Sequim, left, and Marlana Ashlie of Victoria take part… Continue reading

Annette Nesse, at the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s main campus in Blyn in December 2021, is serving as interim director at the Dungeness River Nature Center, the organization announced. (Emily Matthiessen/for Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Nesse to serve as interim director at River Center

New position to begin May 1; organization will continue its full-time search

Sequim Wheelers, seen on the historic Railroad Bridge near the Dungeness River Nature Center, prep for a ride on the Olympic Discovery Trail. The nonprofit's season begins in May, and it has an open house for potential new volunteers on April 20 at the River Center. It also has an orientation for new volunteers on April 25 at the River Center. (Sequim Wheelers)
Sequim Wheelers gearing up for 2024 rides, seek recruits

Nonprofit looking for help during for 20-week season

Ashlynn Emiliani of Port Angeles, center, tosses woody debris into a pile for collection as volunteers work to clean up a section of hillside above the parking lot of the Red Lion Hotel in Port Angeles on Saturday. More than a dozen members of Elevate PA spent the morning clearing up overgrown areas on the hillside from Haynes Viewpoint to the hotel’s Front Street driveway as part of a city beautification effort. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula News)
Hillside cleanup in Port Angeles

Ashlynn Emiliani of Port Angeles, center, tosses woody debris into a pile… Continue reading

Weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft… Continue reading

Operations set at Bentinck range

The Royal Canadian Navy has announced that the land-based… Continue reading

Pictured, from left, are Wolfe, May, Reader and Emily Fry.
May recognized with BEE award from medical center

Reuben May has received a BEE award from Olympic Medical Center. The… Continue reading

Schools open following contract

PAPEA, district reach tentative agreement

Port Angeles School Superintendent Marty Brewer, second from right, speaks with members of the Port Angeles Parents for Education, on Friday about the Port Angeles Paraeducation Association strike. Assistant Superintendent Michele Olsen stands at right. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula News)
District, PAPEA to pick up bargaining Sunday

Parent group presses officials for answers on strike

Instructor Josh Taylor, left, points out the workings of an electric vehicle on Wednesday at the Auto Technology Certification Program at Peninsula College. Nick Schommer, center, and Brian Selk get ready to do some testing on the electric auto’s parts from underneath the vehicle. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula News)
College's automotive technology program gets a reboot

Students can earn a certificate separate from two-year degree

Port Townsend transportation tax dollars to be put to work

Benefits district to raise $400,000 to $600,000 in first year