OrcaMan: Magnolia Voice reports that a swine-toting bricklayer dresses up like a killer whale in his free time and jetskis around picking up trash. For real.
Rain barrel stolen: A Laurelhurst rain barrel was stolen yesterday. Readers are advised to remain calm and report any suspicious activity to SPD.
Go students: Ballard High School had a staff v. faculty basketball game to raise money for the school's teams (go Beavers!) on Tuesday, MyBallad reports. MyBallard did not report who won.
Budget cuts destroy picnic: The Old Timers' Picnic, traditionally put on by the Parks Department for seniors and held at the zoo, was canceled, reports PhinneyWood. This would have been the 39th iteration of the annual event.