Hey, its: Wednesday, October 4

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Orcas Today: Wednesday, October 4th

Ladies Intermediate Tennis
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 9:00-11:00am at Buck Park
Free, drop-in, ages 16 and older.

Frisbee Fun
Wednesday/Sunday from 1:00-3:00pm at Dahl Field
Grades 5-10, cost is $40.

OIPRD Youth Soccer
Monday/Wednesday through October 12th from 3:30-4:30pm at Buck Park
Grades 4-6, Saturday morning games. Cost is $75, visit www.orcasparkandrec.org to register.

OIPRD Pre-K Soccer
Monday/Wednesday through October 11th from 3:45-4:30pm at Field 7
Ages 3-5 cost is $50, visit www.orcasparkandrec.org to register.

Indoor Volleyball
Wednesday/Sunday from 7:30-9:30pm in the Old Gym
Ages 16+, $2 drop in fee.

Get out and Hike

Mount Constitution Loop – Difficult

6.7 miles. 1,490 feet elevation gain and loss For a great exploratory trek across Mount Constitution’s steep eastern face try the Mount Constitution Loop trail. Park at Mountain Lake to commence a steep climb towards the crest of the mountain where the trail will join with the Little Summit to Mount Constitution Trail. Follow the route through wooded hills, with marvelous views of Lummi Island and the Salish Sea, towards the summit and stone tower lookout. Once at the summit, the trail crosses the parking lot and continues down to Twin Lakes, then running south for a shaded woodland hike through the park’s largely undisturbed wooded interior back to Mountain Lake. Ambitious hikers can continue on the Mountain Lake Loop Trail, or cut straight back to the camping area. Make sure to come well prepared for this long, invigorating hike through some of Moran State Park’s most variable and primal terrain.

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A Bite Of Orcas

Kingfish at West Sound – By Howie

I am not, in any way, shape, or form, a guru in the ways of fine dining. Asking someone like me for advice on whether one fancy restaurant is better than another is more akin to asking a robin which tree is better for them to build a nest in. I will, however, argue vehemently that I love food (not that there’s anyone arguing with me, just a self-debate to pass the time), more so than others; be it American, Mexican, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, the list would continue to the end of the page if I had my way (though my editor would have quite the hissy fit). So while I may be spouting off my own nonsense about what I think of a restaurant, I hope that my personal preferences invigorate you to explore new places, and sample new dishes, as I will be doing throughout these reviews. Alright, enough BS; let’s get started with Kingfish at West Sound! Kingfish boasts a wonderful view from the deck, and a decent view from the seat facing the front door (I’m told by my esteemed colleague…

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