Frank Bucholtz

Paul Albrecht

Most Langley City candidates paid for own campaigns

Five of the six councillors elected to Langley City council paid for all or most of their campaigns.

Paul Albrecht

Jump in gas prices is completely mystifying

The dollar has fallen and crude oil prices have risen slightly. That's no excuse for a 20 per cent increase in gas prices in the past month.

More than $182,000 spent in Langley mayors’ races

Three-way races for mayor in both Langley Township and Langley City were costly for most candidates

Among TransLink's many responsibilities is the park and ride lot at Carvolth Exchange, on 86 Avenue near Highway 1.

Throwing CEO under TransLink bus doesn’t fix its image problem

TransLink has a multitude of problems. The provincial government, not a secretive, unelected board, needs to begin repairing it.

Among TransLink's many responsibilities is the park and ride lot at Carvolth Exchange, on 86 Avenue near Highway 1.

Homegrown terrorism will be a hot issue in 2015

Two trials a grim reminder that there are, among us, people who want to destroy and kill — because they hate our way of life.

Readers deserve thanks for pushing for better safety in City and at bus loops

When confronted with details about a horrific assault, Times readers put heat on local government and police agencies.

Loss of drivers on Port Mann Bridge not surprising

Bridge tolls are a strong incentive to look for alternatives — including moving.

Bill Tieleman of the “Yes” campaign, promoting passage of the referendum for a new tax to fund transit improvements, debated “No” campaigner Jordan Bateman of Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Tuesday night at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce.

Vigorous debate on proposed transportation tax at Langley chamber meeting

Bill Tieleman of the "Yes" campaign debated Jordan Bateman of the "No" forces, over 0.5 per cent congestion improvement tax.

Bill Tieleman of the “Yes” campaign, promoting passage of the referendum for a new tax to fund transit improvements, debated “No” campaigner Jordan Bateman of Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Tuesday night at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce.

A change of attitude at Langley Township

There seems to be a little more willingness to bend on certain issues at Langley Township council.

Langley teacher Mohamed Chelali was interviewed by CTV News after he intervened to prevent a neo-Nazi from shooting at French President Jacques Chirac on July 14, 2002.

It’s a fitting time to remember Langley teacher’s act of bravery on streets of Paris

Mohamed Chelali prevented a neo-Nazi from opening fire on French president Jacques Chirac during the 2002 Bastille Day parade.

Langley teacher Mohamed Chelali was interviewed by CTV News after he intervened to prevent a neo-Nazi from shooting at French President Jacques Chirac on July 14, 2002.

2003: Langley teacher Mohamed Chelali made Chevalier of French Legion of Honour, for preventing assassination of president

At a time when eyes of the world are on France and Muslims, a 2003 Times story is worth reading again.

Firsthand experience in getting soaked provides a small insight into being homeless

It only lasted four hours, but getting soaked by driving rain and wet snow made me think of what it's like to experience that daily.

Plenty of issues ahead in Langley in 2015

Willoughby high school, TransLink referendum and federal election all issues to grapple with.

Walt (left) and Del Barron are shown outside their service station in 1979, in a photo taken for a Chevron Canada newsletter.

Well-known garage owner Walt Barron dies at age 87

He and his brother Del operated well-known Langley City service station for 40 years.

Walt (left) and Del Barron are shown outside their service station in 1979, in a photo taken for a Chevron Canada newsletter.
Some of the Merry Musicians stop for a photo after playing a concert at the St. Joseph’s soup kitchen on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (L to R) Frank Towne, 91, Joe Sullivan, late 70s, Art Pettit, 97, former member Bill Lowe, 101, who came from, North Vancouver to perform, Georgina Talacko and Ronald Hergott, 81. Missing from the photo are Margaret Halcro, 97, and Hazel Copeland, 79.

The Merry Musicians just refuse to call it quits

Age does not stop the Merry Musicians from playing weekly at St. Joe's Soup Kitchen.

Some of the Merry Musicians stop for a photo after playing a concert at the St. Joseph’s soup kitchen on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (L to R) Frank Towne, 91, Joe Sullivan, late 70s, Art Pettit, 97, former member Bill Lowe, 101, who came from, North Vancouver to perform, Georgina Talacko and Ronald Hergott, 81. Missing from the photo are Margaret Halcro, 97, and Hazel Copeland, 79.

Some of the ‘congestion improvement tax’ concerns have been dealt with

Province has made it clear that Metro residents buying cars and other big ticket items outside Metro Vancouver will still pay the tax

Sales tax plan to finance transit is fair, but it will be a tough sell

Plan is the fairest way to raise some additional revenue, but it faces some stiff obstacles. One of the biggest is TransLink's reputation.

Langley City bus exchange won’t be moving any time soon

Move won't take place until there are plans to develop adjacent property on 203 Street.

Bev Dornan is the recipient of the 2014 H.D. Stafford Good Citizen Award. She was honoured at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting on Tuesday night (Dec. 9).

Dornan wins Good Citizen Award

Former Township councillor receives award at Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting

Bev Dornan is the recipient of the 2014 H.D. Stafford Good Citizen Award. She was honoured at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting on Tuesday night (Dec. 9).
The Langley City bus loop on Logan Avenue, seen here during a weekday lunch hour, has been the site of a number of violent incidents in recent years. In addition, several serious acts of violence have been committed on buses in and around Langley.

City of Langley, police working to improve safety

Police presence a ‘huge’ deterrent says new OIC of Langley detachment

The Langley City bus loop on Logan Avenue, seen here during a weekday lunch hour, has been the site of a number of violent incidents in recent years. In addition, several serious acts of violence have been committed on buses in and around Langley.
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