Heather Colpitts

Elder Jean Dan and others at the Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society are accepting donations of clean new and gently used adult winter coats until Friday, Oct. 30. (Stephanie Croteau/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley-based group gathering up adult coats to donate

The Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society has an adult coat drive on until Friday, Oct. 30

Elder Jean Dan and others at the Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society are accepting donations of clean new and gently used adult winter coats until Friday, Oct. 30. (Stephanie Croteau/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The RCMP photo shows cannabis that was seized as part of the E-Prominent investigation. (RCMP)

Four Langley and Surrey men charged in 2019 pot export case

Warrants were executed on properties in Surrey, Langley and Delta in June and August 2019

The RCMP photo shows cannabis that was seized as part of the E-Prominent investigation. (RCMP)
Leanne Burns took photos of a police incident in her Brookswood neighbourhood Sunday, Oct. 11 around midday.

Shot brings Langley RCMP to Brookswood Sunday afternoon

Someone reported being robbed and a shot being fired. Police are investigating.

Leanne Burns took photos of a police incident in her Brookswood neighbourhood Sunday, Oct. 11 around midday.
The Langley Rivermen hosted the Coquitlam Express on Saturday, Oct. 10. (Rivermen Tweet)

Langley Rivermen force exhibition game into overtime before 2-1 loss

Riverman played the Coquitlam Express Friday and Saturday night

The Langley Rivermen hosted the Coquitlam Express on Saturday, Oct. 10. (Rivermen Tweet)
Mary Foote (right) took part in the Gutsy Walk in August 2020 at the age of 104. She was joined by son in-law Clarence and daughter Edith Olson. (family photo)

Langley woman turns 105 on Oct. 25, 2020

UPDATE: Mary passed away Dec. 18, 2020

Mary Foote (right) took part in the Gutsy Walk in August 2020 at the age of 104. She was joined by son in-law Clarence and daughter Edith Olson. (family photo)
The Surrey RCMP has released a photo of Omar Ramroop who has not been seen since Oct. 5, 2020. (Surrey RCMP photo)

RCMP want help to find missing man last seen in Cloverdale

The 34-year-old has not been seen for a week.

The Surrey RCMP has released a photo of Omar Ramroop who has not been seen since Oct. 5, 2020. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Charlotte Hartwig attends the Outdoor School based in Fort Langley and after lessons wrapped up on Thursday afternoon at Campbell Valley Regional Park, she and her family stuck around the park to check out the pond and meet some of the locals. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Park pond delights Langley kids

Nature fascinates visitors to Campbell Valley Regional Park

Charlotte Hartwig attends the Outdoor School based in Fort Langley and after lessons wrapped up on Thursday afternoon at Campbell Valley Regional Park, she and her family stuck around the park to check out the pond and meet some of the locals. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Area Pickleball Dinkers weren’t able to host their summer tournament but passed the paddle and still raised $1,275 for the Douglas Park Community School Society. (LAPD/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley recreation club in a pickle over tournament that benefits kids

Pickleball club had to cancel its second annual tournament but still donated to Douglas Park School

Langley Area Pickleball Dinkers weren’t able to host their summer tournament but passed the paddle and still raised $1,275 for the Douglas Park Community School Society. (LAPD/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Great BC ShakeOut is typically held on the third Thursday of October, which is Oct. 15 this year but due to COVID-19, organizers are encouraging people to do an earthquake drill whenever it’s convenient for them and socially distanced. (ShakeOutBC graphic)

Langley encouraged to practice earthquake drill despite virus

The Great BC ShakeOut is still scheduled for Oct. 15 but people can do the exercise anytime

The Great BC ShakeOut is typically held on the third Thursday of October, which is Oct. 15 this year but due to COVID-19, organizers are encouraging people to do an earthquake drill whenever it’s convenient for them and socially distanced. (ShakeOutBC graphic)
SourcesBC started offering extra mental health services in April in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is accepting donations to the fund that helps pay for the programs. (SourcesBC)

Group behind Sources Langley Food Bank offers enhanced mental health help

Extra stresses and burdens of the global pandemic are spotlighted on World Mental Health Day Oct. 10

SourcesBC started offering extra mental health services in April in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is accepting donations to the fund that helps pay for the programs. (SourcesBC)
Andrea Tirshman photographed the night sky outside her Milner home and is curious about the purple glow. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Skies over central Langley glowed purple Saturday night

A local resident captured photos of the vibrant colour in the night sky on Oct. 3

Andrea Tirshman photographed the night sky outside her Milner home and is curious about the purple glow. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation is holding online fundraisers after having to cancel most of its events this year. (Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation)

Online fundraiser goes live today to help Langley’s hospital

Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation has had to revamp fundraising due to COVID-19

The Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation is holding online fundraisers after having to cancel most of its events this year. (Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation)
The new school at 7844 204B St. needs a name. The community can submit suggestions until Oct. 30. (Langley School District graphic)

Have a hand in naming Langley’s next school

A new elementary is being built in Yorkson and the school district is welcoming suggestions

The new school at 7844 204B St. needs a name. The community can submit suggestions until Oct. 30. (Langley School District graphic)
The Langley Advance Times is preparing election packages and that includes a questionnaire on local issues for the candidates running in the Langley and Langley-East ridings. (Langley Advance Times graphic)

BC VOTES: Langley candidates sent questionnaires

This community media outlet sent packages to candidates. If they haven’t received them, get them here

The Langley Advance Times is preparing election packages and that includes a questionnaire on local issues for the candidates running in the Langley and Langley-East ridings. (Langley Advance Times graphic)
Burnco Landscapes has been sold to SiteOne. (Burnco Facebook post)

Langley’s Burnco location among properties sold to U.S. landscaping giant

Burnco, which started in 1912 in Calgary, is selling off its landscaping operations

Burnco Landscapes has been sold to SiteOne. (Burnco Facebook post)
Grave Tales returns to the Fort Langley National Historic Site with advance tickets available online and COVID-19 precautions. (FLNHS)

Grave Tales resurrected at Fort Langley National Historic Site

The annual Halloween-themed walking tours will be adults only this year due to COVID-19

Grave Tales returns to the Fort Langley National Historic Site with advance tickets available online and COVID-19 precautions. (FLNHS)
Sunridge Gardens general manager Shannon Saunders and other staff at the seniors complex distributed free pies to seniors on Oct. 1. (Bria Communities/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Pumpkin pies popular with Langley’s senior set

National Seniors Day featured a pie giveaway by a local seniors housing company

Sunridge Gardens general manager Shannon Saunders and other staff at the seniors complex distributed free pies to seniors on Oct. 1. (Bria Communities/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Big Brothers Big Sisters group hosting auction now

Langley’s Big Brothers Big Sisters group hosting auction now

The online fundraising auction runs until 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 5

Langley’s Big Brothers Big Sisters group hosting auction now
Patchy fog in the Lower Mainland on the Friday morning. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Valley traffic congested after TransCanada Highway crash in Langley

Westbound travel impacted Friday morning

Patchy fog in the Lower Mainland on the Friday morning. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The Canadian Association of Retired Persons is marking National Seniors Day with a virtual event.

Langley invited to take part in virtual National Seniors Day gathering

The Canadian Association of Retired Persons invites people to take part in an Oct. 1 event online

The Canadian Association of Retired Persons is marking National Seniors Day with a virtual event.