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Nick Goodrick and his daughter, Nikki, are struggling to deal with the disappearance of Devon Goodrick, Nick’s son and Nikki’s brother. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Son missing for nearly two weeks a ‘hellish nightmare’ for Langley father

Community gathered for a vigil at Douglas Park on Thursday

Nick Goodrick and his daughter, Nikki, are struggling to deal with the disappearance of Devon Goodrick, Nick’s son and Nikki’s brother. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Debbie Thiessen captured the cranberry harvest in Langley a few years ago.

Cranberry Festival is Saturday in Fort Langley

Event kicks off with breakfast by the Lions Club

Debbie Thiessen captured the cranberry harvest in Langley a few years ago.
The Langley RCMP has released a photo of Devon Goodrick who was last seen Sept. 25. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Young man missing, last seen near Surrey/Langley border

A 26-year-old has not been seen by family since last Saturday (Sept. 25)

The Langley RCMP has released a photo of Devon Goodrick who was last seen Sept. 25. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The provincial government is mandating mask wearing for all students from kindergarten through Grade 12 in all B.C. school districts, including Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)

K-3 students in Langley and all B.C. school districts must mask up as of Monday

Provincial government announced that all students from kindergarten through Grade 12 must wear masks

The provincial government is mandating mask wearing for all students from kindergarten through Grade 12 in all B.C. school districts, including Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)
Terrance and Dan Frisk hope putting up handbills and signs about a missing local woman will elicit information from the public that could help with the case. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Pair continues to share information about missing Langley mom

Dan and Terrance Frisk are putting up signs and notices around the Lower Mainland

Terrance and Dan Frisk hope putting up handbills and signs about a missing local woman will elicit information from the public that could help with the case. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
People wrote messages on laminated hearts that were attached to wooden crosses at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Huge crowds show up to Langley’s community-based reconciliation day event

Signs at arboretum helped educate public about Canada’s residential school system

People wrote messages on laminated hearts that were attached to wooden crosses at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The Beauty Shop Dolls performed at the Langley Seniors Resource Centre on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, as part of the activities for International Day of Older Persons, a United Nations designation. It’s also known as National Seniors Day in Canada. (Langley Advance Times files)

Did someone say free pie? Langley seniors centre hosts social

Friday, Oct. 1 is National Seniors Day, and the local centre has organized a tasty gathering

The Beauty Shop Dolls performed at the Langley Seniors Resource Centre on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, as part of the activities for International Day of Older Persons, a United Nations designation. It’s also known as National Seniors Day in Canada. (Langley Advance Times files)
Four local schools can benefit from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation program. (Foundation map)

Public can help four Langley public schools get more library books

Schools can sign up for the Adopt a School program to increase their reading selection

Four local schools can benefit from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation program. (Foundation map)
Superintendent Gord Stewart spoke to about 75 teacher candidates in early 2019, as the growing district worked to recruit more teachers. (Joanne Abshire/Langley School District)

Langley’s public school superintendent retires after Christmas

Assistant superintendent Mal Gill becomes deputy superintendent until taking top spot in January

Superintendent Gord Stewart spoke to about 75 teacher candidates in early 2019, as the growing district worked to recruit more teachers. (Joanne Abshire/Langley School District)
Kyla and Chris Cowx, Bruce Pihan, Vicki Krickemeyer, Nick Goodrick, and Riccardo Sestito are some of the volunteers who sit on the board of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Not able to attend the photo shoot: Wayne Patterson, Kevin Bennett and Holly Trytko) (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Cruise-In was brought to you by… volunteers

HUGE THANKS TO ALL: A board of volunteers organized the massive car show for charity

Kyla and Chris Cowx, Bruce Pihan, Vicki Krickemeyer, Nick Goodrick, and Riccardo Sestito are some of the volunteers who sit on the board of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Not able to attend the photo shoot: Wayne Patterson, Kevin Bennett and Holly Trytko) (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The swap meet and car corral have been longtime features of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. Sellers and buyers, such as those at the 2019 event, both help bring in additional funds for Cruise-In charities. (Langley Advance Times files)

CRUISE-IN: Sunday a chance for horse trading at Langley car show

The annual swap meet and car corral offer up a fun, Sunday experience

The swap meet and car corral have been longtime features of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. Sellers and buyers, such as those at the 2019 event, both help bring in additional funds for Cruise-In charities. (Langley Advance Times files)
Advance polling for the federal election is open from Friday, Sept. 10 to Monday, Sept. 13. (Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

Langley voters can cast ballots in various ways before election day Sept. 20

Mail-in ballots, special ballots and advance voting opportunities outlined

Advance polling for the federal election is open from Friday, Sept. 10 to Monday, Sept. 13. (Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)
Ahab is one of the cats up for adoption at the CARES cat shelter. The shelter is trying to find a home for Ahab and another cat as they are bonded. (CARES shelter)

Langley cat shelter tries new fundraisers to deal with cash crunch caused by COVID

Adoptathon in September, 50/50 raffle in October and holiday raffle planned

Ahab is one of the cats up for adoption at the CARES cat shelter. The shelter is trying to find a home for Ahab and another cat as they are bonded. (CARES shelter)
A local child-mentoring organization is hosting a gala this autumn. (Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley)

Casino Royale-themed gala to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley

Community invited to buy tickets, donate prizes or become a sponsor

A local child-mentoring organization is hosting a gala this autumn. (Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley)
Firefighters and other emergency responders were on scene Wednesday afternoon when a small plane crashed at the Langley Regional Airport. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Small plane crashes on takeoff at Langley Airport

Several firefighters dispatched to crash scene

Firefighters and other emergency responders were on scene Wednesday afternoon when a small plane crashed at the Langley Regional Airport. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A seven-year-old has written to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside asking for more safety measures in schools for younger kids who cannot be vaccinated. (Tweet)

7-year-old Langley boy pens letter to education minister begging for more safety measures

Mom of letter writer concerned about risk to kids when school resumes

A seven-year-old has written to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside asking for more safety measures in schools for younger kids who cannot be vaccinated. (Tweet)
Tina Farrell will put three unique clover leaves into picture frames and hang them in her husband's room at a nearby care home. (Tina Farrell/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

What luck! Aldergrove woman finds four-leaf, five-leaf and six-leaf clovers

Daily stroll through local park yields a unique find for a woman out with her dog

Tina Farrell will put three unique clover leaves into picture frames and hang them in her husband's room at a nearby care home. (Tina Farrell/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Tony and Lilianne Fuller were shocked to find out they had won the Langley Rotary Mega 50/50 Draw for 2021. (Lilianne Fuller/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley couple wins $125,000 jackpot in local Rotary 50/50

The Fullers plan to donate a chunk back to Rotary and are looking at supporting other local causes

Tony and Lilianne Fuller were shocked to find out they had won the Langley Rotary Mega 50/50 Draw for 2021. (Lilianne Fuller/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
George Lockerby still has a photo of himself in uniform taken in 1945 in England when he was with the Canadian Army. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley man marks 98th birthday with spin in his 1931 roadster

George Lockerby recalls newspapers costing three cents and gas at 25 cents per gallon

George Lockerby still has a photo of himself in uniform taken in 1945 in England when he was with the Canadian Army. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Athletes from around the province competed at the provincials in Burnaby recently and several locals qualified to go to the nationals at the end of August. (Fort Langley Canoe Kayak Club/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley paddlers headed to nationals in Ottawa

Local athlete showings at provincials recently qualified several for higher competition

Athletes from around the province competed at the provincials in Burnaby recently and several locals qualified to go to the nationals at the end of August. (Fort Langley Canoe Kayak Club/Special to the Langley Advance Times)