Wild beards can’t be broken: Moustachioed man takes 10-inch facial hair to show

Leo Langer, a maintenance worker at South Whidbey Elementary School, put his facial hair up for judgment at the World Beard and Moustache Championships on Oct. 25 in Portland. - Ben Watanabe / The Record
  • Oct 29, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 11:27AM

Leo Langer almost had his shot at facial hair infamy. The 43-year-old South Whidbey custodian at South Whidbey Elementary School took his untamed beard and face-width mustache to the World Beard & Moustache Championships in Portland, Ore., over the weekend. While lots of competitors went full-tilt with their outfits and facial hair, Langer opted for the au natural look, and passed on adding even a spritz of hair spray or a drop of gel.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife looking for fishing group advisors

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 10:00PM

Anyone interested in advising on policy issues regarding steelhead and cutthroat trout should consider joining the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) citizen advisory group.

Art unveiling set for Langley's Second Street

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 8:00PM

Second Street’s plaza will have a spooky reveal Friday night.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Thanks to Ryther dinner hosts

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, The members of Mardi Unit of Ryther Children’s Center League would like to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Holmes Harbor Rod and Gun Club for extending their generosity in hosting the annual dinner/auction for Mardi Unit.

WICA opens dramatic reading series with Poe

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 5:00PM

Nevermore will South Whidbey residents want for a taste of Victorian era macabre.

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