Heather Colpitts

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.
Kim Houlind is coordinator for the Langley Seniors in Action, the new name for the group formerly known as the Langley Seniors Community Action Table. (LSIA/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley group rebrands but remains focused on helping local seniors

Langley Seniors Community Action Table is now Langley Seniors in Action

Kim Houlind is coordinator for the Langley Seniors in Action, the new name for the group formerly known as the Langley Seniors Community Action Table. (LSIA/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The sign outside of Langley Secondary School early this month advised students about orientation, and told different grade groups to use different entrances. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

What will happen in Langley’s school district when student or staffer tests positive?

The school superintendent lays out protocols based on health expert recommendations

The sign outside of Langley Secondary School early this month advised students about orientation, and told different grade groups to use different entrances. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Most Langley students back in class

Most Langley students back in class

District update released after the first full week of instruction

Most Langley students back in class
Tracey Clemente, 14, was last seen early Monday, Sept. 21. (Langley RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Teen missing since early Monday in Langley has been found

Police released information about a 14-year-old girl who has been found safe

Tracey Clemente, 14, was last seen early Monday, Sept. 21. (Langley RCMP photo)
The Langley Senior Resources Society is offering to do the cooking for Thanksgiving. (File photo)

Let Langley seniors centre do the cooking for Thanksgiving

The centre has a special offer of a complete turkey dinner to go. The order deadline is approaching

The Langley Senior Resources Society is offering to do the cooking for Thanksgiving. (File photo)
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LETTER: Quiet Langley street feels like Indy 500 track

Drivers gunning it on her street has one local resident irked

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Andrew Mercier, with daughter Charlotte and wife Kate, has announced a run in the upcoming provincial election for the NDP. (NDP)

ELECTION: Langley City lawyer announced run for MLA seat

Andrew Mercier is running for the NDP party in the Langley riding

Andrew Mercier, with daughter Charlotte and wife Kate, has announced a run in the upcoming provincial election for the NDP. (NDP)
B.C. Liberal house leader Mary Polak and leader Andrew Wilkinson describe meeting with Speaker Darryl Plecas at B.C. legislature, May 30, 2019. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press Media)

Langley MLA disappointed election call came during pandemic

Mary Polak said she still wants to help constituents when asked why she’s running again

B.C. Liberal house leader Mary Polak and leader Andrew Wilkinson describe meeting with Speaker Darryl Plecas at B.C. legislature, May 30, 2019. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press Media)
Chefs at Bria Communities facilities competed to make pumpkin pies. One hundred of the winning pies will be distributed to seniors on Oct. 1. (Bria Communities/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Leave room for pie – Langley facility offers drive-thru pies for seniors

Local Bria seniors complexes team up to give out free pies at Sunridge Gardens Oct. 1

Chefs at Bria Communities facilities competed to make pumpkin pies. One hundred of the winning pies will be distributed to seniors on Oct. 1. (Bria Communities/Special to the Langley Advance Times)