Clinton resident Peter Lawlor shows off his refurbished Soup Box Derby kart, “The Whole Enchilada.” Lawlor has participated in every race over the last decade. - Kyle Jensen / The Record

Soup Box Derby: Fun and funky, a Langley tradition returns

  • Aug 20, 2016 at 8:00AM

For Clinton resident Peter Lawlor, life needs flair and a bit of showmanship. Anything less is boring.


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From Broadway to Whidbey: renowned instructor brings the moves

  • Aug 17, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Aug 18, 2016 at 2:13PM

From New York City to Tokyo, Eugene Louis “Luigi” Faccuito’s jazz exercise technique has left a lasting mark on the dancing world — and at the end of the month, his chief prodigy will give South Whidbey the chance to learn his famed mentor’s authentic techniques. Manhattan-based jazz dance teacher Francis Roach is jetting over to South Whidbey from the Big Apple as part of his quest to teach dancers around the globe Faccuito’s techniques.

Runner with a cause: Langley man raising funds for clean water in South Sudan

  • Aug 13, 2016 at 12:00PM

Arne Bergstrom has been running to let off steam since 1980, but later this month there is a noble cause that’ll keep his legs chugging… and chugging… and chugging. Bergstrom, a Langley resident, will take his habitual running across the Washington-Oregon state line to partake in the 35th annual Hood to Coast relay, one of the longest and largest relays in the world. In all, 1,050 twelve-person teams will go at their pace over the course of 18 hours.

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Gluten Free Tapas at Pollo Bravo

Are you traveling to Portland, Oregon any time soon?  If so, you must take note and put this on your Gluten Free Pdx list. I can’t tell you how thrilled I was to find the most delicious Gluten Free Tapas at Pollo Bravo Tapas Bar located in the Pine Street Market. If you are like me...

20 years of building cross cultural understanding on Whidbey

  • Aug 10, 2016 at 6:00AM

For Director Josette Hendrix and the people at the Northwest Language and Cultural Center, language is more than a useful tool to keep in a back pocket; it’s rather a window to a deeper understanding to the rest of the world. The center has believed in bringing language classes and cultural experiences to South Whidbey since its conception two decades ago, and it’s in that spirit that the center will celebrate its 20th birthday by throwing a multi-cultural night of music, food and activities.


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