Frank Bucholtz

Willoughby high school funding woes subject of much chatter

MLA, councillors and the public all weigh in on concerns about lack of provincial funding.

Some municipal leaders wanted a confrontation at municipal convention

Showdown may not be to municipalities' benefit in the long run. Just ask school boards.

South Langley Regional Trail a hidden gem

I'm somewhat reluctant to write about it, because it is so unique and lightly-used.

Seniors Games were an unqualified success

Langley organizing committee and volunteers made the event memorable.

Ten years ago, impact of trains on Langley was an afterthought

Expansion of Roberts Bank wasn't considered by the federal and provincial governments to have any impact on Langley.

Back to the routines after a glorious summer

Good weather seems to have left many people with a renewed sense of optimism, which is always a great way to start September.

Ryan Patterson makes an adjustment to his daughter Elynor’s battery-powered jeep. The Langley City father has spent hundreds of hours customizing the toy car, including adding a touch screen on the dashboard. He and Elynor, who turns five this year, will show it off at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In on Saturday, Sept. 6.

Father and daughter will show off customized toy car at Cruise-In

Big Langley City car show is set for Saturday, Sept. 6. Customized jeep shows how all ages can be part of it.

Ryan Patterson makes an adjustment to his daughter Elynor’s battery-powered jeep. The Langley City father has spent hundreds of hours customizing the toy car, including adding a touch screen on the dashboard. He and Elynor, who turns five this year, will show it off at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In on Saturday, Sept. 6.

Election 2014: ‘Unelection campaign’ begins in Langley Township

Citizens frustrated with council process and decisions come together to form "Unelection" group and set up website.

Stephen Harper gets ready for next year’s election

Prim minister engages in "unofficial camp[aign" at Langley Conservative barbecue.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke to a crowd of Conservative Party supporters at the party's summer barbecue Wednesday evening. It was held this year at Krause Berry Farms on 248 Street.

Prime minister visits Langley for summer barbecue

Stephen Harper gives unofficial election campaign speech at Krause Berry Farms. Traffic in the area was congested.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke to a crowd of Conservative Party supporters at the party's summer barbecue Wednesday evening. It was held this year at Krause Berry Farms on 248 Street.

Spirit of the Coast journey raised awareness about B.C. coast

Kwantlen First Nation member Brandon Gabriel played a key role in 75-day paddle journey.

Langley Board of Education Trustee Cecelia Reekie.

Trustee Cecelia Reekie decides not to run for re-election

She is complimentary towards board, but says she wasn't ready to make an additional four-year time commitment.

Langley Board of Education Trustee Cecelia Reekie.

Many questions about Mount Polley tailings pond disaster

Inspection of dams and how spill will affect sockeye spawning are two questions at top of list.

A construction worker turns onto the still-unfinished Mufford Overpass on Tuesday. The overpass will be open to single-lane traffic on Monday, Aug. 18, and Mufford Crescent will be closed from 62 Avenue to Highway 10 (Glover Road). The existing left turn onto Mufford will be closed, ending years of traffic jams at the intersection. Glover Road traffic will be able to access Mufford via the overpass.

Mufford Overpass to open on Aug. 18

Last of five new overpasses will open to traffic soon. Construction work is not complete on the overall project.

A construction worker turns onto the still-unfinished Mufford Overpass on Tuesday. The overpass will be open to single-lane traffic on Monday, Aug. 18, and Mufford Crescent will be closed from 62 Avenue to Highway 10 (Glover Road). The existing left turn onto Mufford will be closed, ending years of traffic jams at the intersection. Glover Road traffic will be able to access Mufford via the overpass.

Langley Township wants clear answers on pipeline project from Kinder Morgan

Township feels it won't be able to ask proper follow-up questions without more detailed answers to first questions.

Payment to parents over missed school does make some sense

It puts pressure on teachers and the B.C. Teachers Federation as well.

Visit to California is eye-opener on severity of water shortage

Golden state's growth is unsustainable if water shortages can't be alleviated.

New report shows Fraser River’s importance

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce has been studying issue for several years

Housing crisis may well be on the horizon

The ever-growing cost of housing in the Lower Mainland has the potential…

Empty BNSF coal trains, which usually travel into the United States via White Rock, will be rerouted through rural Langley, starting next Monday, July 7. They will be using the lightly-travelled Southern Railway of B.C. rail line from a junction at Livingstone, just east of 232 Street, to the U.S. border at Sumas.

Rural drivers face challenge of delays from coal trains

People in rural parts of Langley will face challenges seen frequently in Langley City.

Empty BNSF coal trains, which usually travel into the United States via White Rock, will be rerouted through rural Langley, starting next Monday, July 7. They will be using the lightly-travelled Southern Railway of B.C. rail line from a junction at Livingstone, just east of 232 Street, to the U.S. border at Sumas.