Heather Colpitts

Ken Carty, Stewart Ladyman and Mary Saunders make up the Federal Election Boundary Commission which has been touring the province to gather feedback on proposed riding changes. They were in Langley Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Go back to drawing board on quirky Pitt Meadows-Langley federal riding: public feedback

Boundaries commission was in Langley Thursday night to gather feedback from community

Ken Carty, Stewart Ladyman and Mary Saunders make up the Federal Election Boundary Commission which has been touring the province to gather feedback on proposed riding changes. They were in Langley Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Organizers have various events planned for Water Weeks 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s Rivers Day activities focus on water quality

Activities are free but some require registering in advance due to limited numbers of spots

Organizers have various events planned for Water Weeks 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley RCMP have releases photos of this 195 Chevrolet truck which was stolen Sept. 5, 2022, from an Aldergrove residence. (Langley RCMP file 2022-29461)

Langley RCMP investigating several property crimes ranging from theft of five motorcycles to shoplifting

Police released surveillance photos related to various crimes in case public has helpful information

Langley RCMP have releases photos of this 195 Chevrolet truck which was stolen Sept. 5, 2022, from an Aldergrove residence. (Langley RCMP file 2022-29461)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events in the closing days of September and into autumn 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
More than 4,000 customers were affected by an outage Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. (BC Hydro website)

UPDATED: More than 4,000 without power in Langley City for a few hours Tuesday morning

Crews have fixed an outage caused by a vehicle crash

More than 4,000 customers were affected by an outage Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. (BC Hydro website)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events in mid to late September 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
A group of volunteers and staff from the Gateway of Hope started final sorting and delivery of backpacks to hundreds of local children on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Volunteers fan out around Langley to deliver school backpacks full of supplies

Organizers find delivering the backs, a practice started during COVID, to be more streamlined

A group of volunteers and staff from the Gateway of Hope started final sorting and delivery of backpacks to hundreds of local children on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Zane Blight (left) and Daisy Bryson were part of the LEPS farm crew this summer and on their last day of work, they got to help at the Blackberry Bake-off. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Sweet – Blackberry Bake-off returns to Langley

Family-oriented event is a way to teach about the invasive plant

Zane Blight (left) and Daisy Bryson were part of the LEPS farm crew this summer and on their last day of work, they got to help at the Blackberry Bake-off. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Last of the summer events as Langley heads into autumn?

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
In-N-Out Burger returns to Langley just for the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Langley Advance Times files)

Popular burger chain is literally in and out of Canada just for Langley’s car show

California-based In-N-Out Burger returns for the 2022 charity event in downtown Aldergrove

In-N-Out Burger returns to Langley just for the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Langley Advance Times files)
Trail cameras were used to help monitor the movement of Tempest, a wolf at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. (BC Trappers Association)

Trapper expertise used to safely capture escaped Aldergrove zoo wolf

Trail cameras helped pinpoint wolf’s movements

Trail cameras were used to help monitor the movement of Tempest, a wolf at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. (BC Trappers Association)
Note2Self along with Casual Jack and Time Machine are performing in Douglas Park Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, from 1 to 8 p.m. (Note2Self/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Poop in the Park a fundraiser for Langley animal welfare

Three bands team up to host music event Saturday, Aug. 27

Note2Self along with Casual Jack and Time Machine are performing in Douglas Park Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, from 1 to 8 p.m. (Note2Self/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Cpl. Jennifer Balfour, Sgt. Bal Sidhu, and Const. Nick Bordignon were with the Special Response Team in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Wheels fall off e-bike drug transaction activities thanks to Langley’s proactive crime team

Community complaints prompted special RCMP team to keep an eye on neighbourhood

Cpl. Jennifer Balfour, Sgt. Bal Sidhu, and Const. Nick Bordignon were with the Special Response Team in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
Rich Coleman is running for Langley Township mayor in the Oct. 15, 2022 election, heading the Elevate Langley slate. (Elevate Langley)

Former B.C. solicitor general running for Langley Township mayor’s chair

Rich Coleman is leading a slate of eight candidates running for council

Rich Coleman is running for Langley Township mayor in the Oct. 15, 2022 election, heading the Elevate Langley slate. (Elevate Langley)
The public is invited to an International Overdose Awareness Day event in Douglas Park on Aug. 31, 2022. (Langley Community Action Team graphic)

Array of Langley groups take part in Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31

Event includes information booths, naloxone training, a candlelight vigil and barbecue

The public is invited to an International Overdose Awareness Day event in Douglas Park on Aug. 31, 2022. (Langley Community Action Team graphic)
Langley Field Naturalists installed a plaque on the Forslund-Watson Wildlife Area recently to honour donor Albert Forslund and other family members. (Lilianne Fuller/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley nature group honours donor of protected lands

Forslund-Watson Wildlife Area is maintained by the Langley Field Naturalists

Langley Field Naturalists installed a plaque on the Forslund-Watson Wildlife Area recently to honour donor Albert Forslund and other family members. (Lilianne Fuller/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Police are at a vacant lot in the area of 208th Street and 74B Avenue. (Langley Advance Times files)

IHIT charges Langley man for March murder of 29-year-old

Crown lays second-degree murder charges against a 40-year-old in the Nicholas Ball murder

Police are at a vacant lot in the area of 208th Street and 74B Avenue. (Langley Advance Times files)
(Government of B.C. website)

Langley teacher finalist in provincial awards

Top B.C. teachers announced at October ceremony

(Government of B.C. website)
A 40-year-old driver died at the scene of a crash at 192nd Street and the Langley Bypass just before midnight Friday, Aug. 19 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fatal two-car crash closes Langley Bypass in east Surrey overnight

Surrey RCMP would like to hear from anyone in the area of 192nd Street and the bypass late Friday

A 40-year-old driver died at the scene of a crash at 192nd Street and the Langley Bypass just before midnight Friday, Aug. 19 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
An awareness raising and fundraising motorcycle ride Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, will take participants through various Langley neighbourhoods. The group members work with victims of bullying and those who have bullied to break the cycle of harm. (Bikers Against Bullying/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Anti-bullying motorcycle ride tours Langley Saturday

Aug. 20 ride is by regional chapter of an international group

An awareness raising and fundraising motorcycle ride Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, will take participants through various Langley neighbourhoods. The group members work with victims of bullying and those who have bullied to break the cycle of harm. (Bikers Against Bullying/Special to the Langley Advance Times)