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A Gofundmen campaign has been launched for Langley runner Aaysia Williams, to help cover the cost of training with renowned coach Ato Boldon. (Facebook image)

VIDEO: Why an up-and-coming Langley track star has a Gofundme campaign

Aaysia Williams hopes to become ‘fastest Canadian human ever’

A Gofundmen campaign has been launched for Langley runner Aaysia Williams, to help cover the cost of training with renowned coach Ato Boldon. (Facebook image)
City councillors Gayle Martin, Rudy Storteboom and Rosemary Wallace. Council voted to add Langley Food Bank and the Penny Pincher Thrift Shop and two other nonprofit groups to a list of tax-exempt properties on Monday, Oct. 18. (files)
City councillors Gayle Martin, Rudy Storteboom and Rosemary Wallace. Council voted to add Langley Food Bank and the Penny Pincher Thrift Shop and two other nonprofit groups to a list of tax-exempt properties on Monday, Oct. 18. (files)
Video image of Langley City Council session on Oct. 18 that opted to resume virtual meetings. (Langley City)

Langley City council resumes virtual meetings

Technical limitations preventing a mix of virtual and in-person sessions cited in decision

Video image of Langley City Council session on Oct. 18 that opted to resume virtual meetings. (Langley City)
Mike Gee spoke about his son Seamus (pictured) at the Tuesday, Oct. 19 launch of the fundraising campaign for Foundry Langley, a mental health facility for young people. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Mike Gee spoke about his son Seamus (pictured) at the Tuesday, Oct. 19 launch of the fundraising campaign for Foundry Langley, a mental health facility for young people. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
‘Halloween baby’ Maya McGladdery, posed with Jack Sparrow at the Brinkworth Dungeon in Murrayville. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley’s Brinkworth Dungeon is back, and bigger

Last year, it looked like it might not happen in 2021

‘Halloween baby’ Maya McGladdery, posed with Jack Sparrow at the Brinkworth Dungeon in Murrayville. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rams increased their winning streak to six with a 34-7 victory over Westshore Rebels on Oct. 17. (file)

Langley Rams make it six

Win over Rebels extends streak

Langley Rams increased their winning streak to six with a 34-7 victory over Westshore Rebels on Oct. 17. (file)
Education minister Jennifer Whiteside read a story to a group of kindergarten kids at Langley’s Nicomekl Elementary school, with Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care (left), on Monday, Oct. 18, following a press conference to announce expansion of the Seamless pilot pre- and after-school child care program to Nicomekl and 20 other B.C. schools. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: New kindergarten pilot child care program expanded to include Nicomekl Elementary in Langley

Provincial Seamless Day offers before- and after-school care for kindergarten kids

Education minister Jennifer Whiteside read a story to a group of kindergarten kids at Langley’s Nicomekl Elementary school, with Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care (left), on Monday, Oct. 18, following a press conference to announce expansion of the Seamless pilot pre- and after-school child care program to Nicomekl and 20 other B.C. schools. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Thunderbirds held off a late-in-the-game drive by the Timberwolves on Friday, Oct. 15 at McLeod stadium, (Thunderbird Twitter image)

LSS Thunderbirds extend streak to four

Langley AA Varsity team withstands offensive drive by rival Robert Bateman in closing minutes

Thunderbirds held off a late-in-the-game drive by the Timberwolves on Friday, Oct. 15 at McLeod stadium, (Thunderbird Twitter image)
Langley’s U13 Tier 1 won gold, again, this time at the Thunderstrike tournament, hosted by Langley Minor Lacrosse Association Oct 8-11 at Willoughby Community Park. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley lacrosse teams collect medals at Thunderstrike tournament

Teams take two gold, one silver and one bronze, playing against more than 30 rivals from across B.C.

Langley’s U13 Tier 1 won gold, again, this time at the Thunderstrike tournament, hosted by Langley Minor Lacrosse Association Oct 8-11 at Willoughby Community Park. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A Canadian Tire Jumpstart grant has purchased new light-weight, but full-size, curling stones for the Langley Curling centre ‘Little Rock’ program for kids, seen here practicing on Saturday, Oct. 16. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: New rocks for ‘Little Rocks’ program for kids at Langley Curling Centre

Made possible by a grant from Canadian Tire Jumpstart

A Canadian Tire Jumpstart grant has purchased new light-weight, but full-size, curling stones for the Langley Curling centre ‘Little Rock’ program for kids, seen here practicing on Saturday, Oct. 16. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
On Saturday, Oct. 16, a crew from Gandy Installations replaced a non-functioning furnace with a state-of-the-art replacement, part of the ‘Feel The Love’ initiative by Lennox. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: ‘Feel The Love’ initiative comes to the aid of Langley family left without heat

Gandy Installations and manufacturer Lennox install new state-of-the art furnace, for free

On Saturday, Oct. 16, a crew from Gandy Installations replaced a non-functioning furnace with a state-of-the-art replacement, part of the ‘Feel The Love’ initiative by Lennox. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Elyse Vroom and a group of volunteers placed close to 10,000 flags on the front lawn of Christ Covenant Church in Langley Saturday, Oct. 16, to call for law restricting late-stage abortions in Canada. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Flags on Langley church lawn represent number of abortions, protest organizer says

‘We Need A Law’ campaign wants legislation against late-stage and sex-selective abortions

Elyse Vroom and a group of volunteers placed close to 10,000 flags on the front lawn of Christ Covenant Church in Langley Saturday, Oct. 16, to call for law restricting late-stage abortions in Canada. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A live radio broadcast from the Langley Food Bank raised more than $400 in cash and filled seven bins with donated food on Saturday, Oct. 9. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Live from the Langley Food Bank: a Washington State radio station comes north

First-time fundraising event likely to be repeated

A live radio broadcast from the Langley Food Bank raised more than $400 in cash and filled seven bins with donated food on Saturday, Oct. 9. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley golfer Rose Chen won Closest-to-the-Pin U15 girls title at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour National Championship. (file)

Langley golfers shine at MJT national championship

Multiple winners and high finishers at Morgan Creek

Langley golfer Rose Chen won Closest-to-the-Pin U15 girls title at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour National Championship. (file)
The 2021 edition of the BBall Nationals championships at Langley Events Centre took place from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11. (Langley Advance Times/file)

Fraser Valley Basketball Officials Association seeking refs

Long COVID layoff could mean a shortage of officials and even game cancellations

The 2021 edition of the BBall Nationals championships at Langley Events Centre took place from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11. (Langley Advance Times/file)
Giants netminder Drew Sim is headed to Regina, the team announced Wednesday, Oct. 13. (Vancouver Giants’ Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants trade netminder Sim

Will play for Regina Pats

Giants netminder Drew Sim is headed to Regina, the team announced Wednesday, Oct. 13. (Vancouver Giants’ Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rams celebrated their fifth win a row Saturday, Oct. 9 at McLeod stadium. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley Rams defeat Valley Huskers 27-4

Fifth in a row for undefeated B.C. Conference leader

Langley Rams celebrated their fifth win a row Saturday, Oct. 9 at McLeod stadium. (Langley Advance Times file)
Undated Google Maps image of Glenwood School in Langley, which reported the most COVID exposures of any Langley school over a two-week period, according to the Fraser Health Authority. (Google)

COVID exposures reported at 28 Langley schools over two-week period

Second-highest numbers within Fraser Health region

Undated Google Maps image of Glenwood School in Langley, which reported the most COVID exposures of any Langley school over a two-week period, according to the Fraser Health Authority. (Google)
Walker, 10-month-old, and mom Katey Kloepper, from Calgary, were among the visitors to Art’s Nursery scarecrow stroll and fundraiser, which is on till Oct. 31 at 8940 192nd St. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Scarecrow stroll returns to Art’s Nursery

Charitable fundraiser offers build your-own scarecrow kits

Walker, 10-month-old, and mom Katey Kloepper, from Calgary, were among the visitors to Art’s Nursery scarecrow stroll and fundraiser, which is on till Oct. 31 at 8940 192nd St. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Karyn Smith, PAC past president (left) and Laila Meyer, PAC treasurer with a room full of food items collected by students at Coghlan Elementary School. Aldergrove Food bank took delivery on Oct. 5. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Coghlan Elementary comes through for Aldergrove Food Bank

Week-long drive generates 1,696 donated items

Karyn Smith, PAC past president (left) and Laila Meyer, PAC treasurer with a room full of food items collected by students at Coghlan Elementary School. Aldergrove Food bank took delivery on Oct. 5. (Special to Langley Advance Times)