Heather Colpitts

The provincial government has a downloadable PDF online where people can write thank you notes to frontline workers. (B.C. Government)

Make some noise Monday evening, Langley

B.C. has a province-wide salute at 7 p.m. to honour front-line workers, including wildfire crews

The provincial government has a downloadable PDF online where people can write thank you notes to frontline workers. (B.C. Government)
Families have until Aug. 20, 2021, to register if they need school supplies for their children. (Gateway of Hope poster)

Gateway of Hope gathering up new school supplies

Annual supply drive will provide packages for about 900 children this year

Families have until Aug. 20, 2021, to register if they need school supplies for their children. (Gateway of Hope poster)
Ryder Richards was credited for saving his aunt from drowning in a kayak accident April and now helped reunite some people with possessions lost while on a popular recreation river in Maple Ridge. (Linda Montemurro/Special to Black Press Media)

Langley lad lucks onto helpful find

A Fort Langley boy was also honoured for his help when a family member had a kayak mishap

Ryder Richards was credited for saving his aunt from drowning in a kayak accident April and now helped reunite some people with possessions lost while on a popular recreation river in Maple Ridge. (Linda Montemurro/Special to Black Press Media)
The provincial government is providing funds to operations such as tbird in Langley to help them recover from the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic impacts. (Langley Advance Times files)

Equestrian park sole Langley business to get B.C. COVID relief funds

Provincial government announced support for 83 operations on Friday

The provincial government is providing funds to operations such as tbird in Langley to help them recover from the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic impacts. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley’s Drew Mechielsen is looking forward to competing in the Tokyo Olympics. (Niels Bensink/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley City woman headed to Tokyo Olympics on BMX team

Drew Mechielsen looking forward to riding supercross at 2021 Games

Langley’s Drew Mechielsen is looking forward to competing in the Tokyo Olympics. (Niels Bensink/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Dino’s Garden was unveiled at Brookswood Secondary on July 9, 2021. It’s named for teacher Dino Camparmo. (Lisa Farquharson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley teacher’s legacy continues to grow as memorial garden unveiled

Dino Camparmo was a student in this community before becoming a beloved teacher

Dino’s Garden was unveiled at Brookswood Secondary on July 9, 2021. It’s named for teacher Dino Camparmo. (Lisa Farquharson/Langley Advance Times)
Film crews used Langley City’s fire hall for shooting July 9, 2021. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Film crew takes over Langley City fire hall for shooting

Langley City Fire Rescue crews had some temporary guests

Film crews used Langley City’s fire hall for shooting July 9, 2021. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The Brogan’s Ride Against Cancer has gone as far as Chilliwack in the past but this year goes to Abbotsford. (Black Press Media files)

Car club and eatery host charity events in Langley July 10 and 11

A Saturday drive and Sunday parking lot show raise money to help people with cancer

The Brogan’s Ride Against Cancer has gone as far as Chilliwack in the past but this year goes to Abbotsford. (Black Press Media files)
Langley Township Fire Department provides not only fire fighting but also medical care. A local resident is grateful to firefighters for their medical care on two recent occasions. (Langley Township website screen capture)

LETTER: Langley Township firefighter care greatly appreciated

A North Langley resident wanted Township fire crews to know she’s grateful for their help

Langley Township Fire Department provides not only fire fighting but also medical care. A local resident is grateful to firefighters for their medical care on two recent occasions. (Langley Township website screen capture)
Members of the Langley Christian High School donated blood to mark their milestone year. (Left to right) Kiera Hummelman, Camryn Visscher, Jayde Campbell, Grace Bennett, Danae Vanderveen, Cynthia McCarthy (teacher), Carson Foster, Josh Nelson, Carsen Grim hope to inspire others to donate. (Grace Bennett/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Christian grads roll up their sleeves to donate blood

Students went to a mobile clinic and hope to inspire others to donate

Members of the Langley Christian High School donated blood to mark their milestone year. (Left to right) Kiera Hummelman, Camryn Visscher, Jayde Campbell, Grace Bennett, Danae Vanderveen, Cynthia McCarthy (teacher), Carson Foster, Josh Nelson, Carsen Grim hope to inspire others to donate. (Grace Bennett/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Anoki Amaradasa

Langley youth astound judges in annual community service awards

Seven young people won SASSY awards, helping others despite the global pandemic

Anoki Amaradasa
Trinity Western University held a vigil Tuesday as well as having two more on Thursday, June 10 to honour the 215 children whose remains were buried at a residential school in Kamloops. Their remains were found with ground-penetrating radar. (TWU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley university vigils honour the 215 children buried at Kamloops residential school

Indigenous leader offers suggestions on how to process the devastating information and on healing

Trinity Western University held a vigil Tuesday as well as having two more on Thursday, June 10 to honour the 215 children whose remains were buried at a residential school in Kamloops. Their remains were found with ground-penetrating radar. (TWU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Metal maple leafs in the foreground are on the cenotaph in Douglas Park. Langley City has announced a memorial at the park to the 215 dead children whose bodies were buried on a Kamloops residential school site. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley park site of memorial to 215 children buried at Kamloops residential school

Langley City and Township have lowered their flags in honour of the Indigenous children

Metal maple leafs in the foreground are on the cenotaph in Douglas Park. Langley City has announced a memorial at the park to the 215 dead children whose bodies were buried on a Kamloops residential school site. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Alicia Rempel has been named the executive director of the Langley School District Foundation, starting in the role June 1, 2021. (Langley School District)

Long-time learning advocate takes over as head of Langley School District Foundation

The foundation fundraises for the local public school district and was incorporated in 2001

Alicia Rempel has been named the executive director of the Langley School District Foundation, starting in the role June 1, 2021. (Langley School District)
Susan Cairns, the Langley School District Foundation executive director, mingled with guests at last years gala. (Langley Advance Times photo)

Executive director retires from Langley’s public school foundation

Susan Cairns has been with the charity since it was started

Susan Cairns, the Langley School District Foundation executive director, mingled with guests at last years gala. (Langley Advance Times photo)
The Langley School District, with its head office in Murrayville, will have a virtual budget open house this year. People can submit their questions and suggestions online Wednesday, May 26 until May 31. (Langley Advance Times file)

Have a say in Langley School District budget for upcoming year

Public input is accepted until the end of May.

The Langley School District, with its head office in Murrayville, will have a virtual budget open house this year. People can submit their questions and suggestions online Wednesday, May 26 until May 31. (Langley Advance Times file)
Let the Langley Advance Times know about upcoming local community events. (Black Press Media file photo)
Let the Langley Advance Times know about upcoming local community events. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langley Lodge CEO Debra Hauptman, B.C. seniors advocate Isobel Mackenzie and Shannon Woykin, Langley Meals on Wheels, took part in the recent seniors summit. (Photo composite)

COVID shone harsh spotlight on Langley seniors health and wellness issues

Isolation, housing, food insecurity and more discussed at recent seniors summit

Langley Lodge CEO Debra Hauptman, B.C. seniors advocate Isobel Mackenzie and Shannon Woykin, Langley Meals on Wheels, took part in the recent seniors summit. (Photo composite)
A new mural was painted on a wall in Salt Lane May 14, 2021, by Fort Langley artist Alex Stewart. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley City brick wall sprouts flora

Alex Stewart painted his third mural in the downtown core

A new mural was painted on a wall in Salt Lane May 14, 2021, by Fort Langley artist Alex Stewart. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The number of Canadians with dementia is expected to rise and will increase health care costs. (Alzheimer Society of BC)

Langley residents invited to partake in Alzheimer walk anytime during May

The annual fundraising walk has pivoted with participants doing the walk at their convenience

The number of Canadians with dementia is expected to rise and will increase health care costs. (Alzheimer Society of BC)