Sarah Duvall of White Bear Lake, Minn. joined the didgeridoo and Hula Hoop contest at the Aqua Chautauqua Festival Thursday in Langley.  - David Welton / The Record

Aqua Chautauqua makes a splash on South Whidbey

  • Aug 1, 2008 at 11:08AM

Who put the aqua in Aqua Chautauqua? It's hard enough trying to set a world record, without trying to do it in the rain. Bob Effertz was gathering his troops at the Island County Fairgrounds in Langley on Thursday afternoon in an attempt to set a world record for the number of people Hula-Hooping while playing the didgeridoo.


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2015 remembered as ‘The summer of too much’ | WHIDBEY RECIPES

  • Sep 8, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Sep 9, 2015 at 8:22AM

I think it’s safe to say that the summer of 2015 will live in our memories for a very long time. For awhile now, I’ve been thinking of it as “the summer of too much.”

Good tunes, ‘fish dance,’ having fun help land prize pink at derby

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 8:00AM

Sarah Holm beamed a bright smile while holding up her mighty, first-place winning fish at the Freeland Ace/Fishin’ Club Pink Salmon Derby on Saturday.

Freeland Ace/Fishin' Club Pink Salmon Derby celebrates community, fishing

  • Aug 15, 2015 at 2:00PM

Bonnie Nichols likes her chances to claim a prize at the upcoming Freeland Ace Hardware/Fishin’ Club Pink Salmon Derby next Saturday.

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Tiramisu with Gluten-Free Chocolate Cinnamon Grahams

My oh my, I do love graham crackers! Thank goodness Pamela’s Products just came out with their newest Gluten-Free products – Graham Crackers – Cinnamon, Chocolate and Honey in traditional squares or minis.   I can’t remember when I have been so excited to try a new Gluten-Free product.  I opened the Gluten-Free Mini Chocolate Grahams...


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