Heather Colpitts

Better Business Bureau and the Electronic Recycling Association are co-hosting an event for Fraud Prevention Month 2022. (BBB graphic)

Langley electronics recycling event includes data stripping

People can turn in old gear like laptops and cellphones which will have personal information removed

Better Business Bureau and the Electronic Recycling Association are co-hosting an event for Fraud Prevention Month 2022. (BBB graphic)
Anthony Kupferschmidt is executive director of the Langley Seniors Resource Centre which serves both the City and Township. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Stop by for tea and talk Langley Township’s age- and dementia-friendly plans

Head of Langley’s biggest seniors centre hosts monthly sessions to stay connected

Anthony Kupferschmidt is executive director of the Langley Seniors Resource Centre which serves both the City and Township. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township Fire Department was called to a boarded up home at 206th Street and 71B Avenue Monday, March 21, 2022. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Boarded up Langley house site of Monday afternoon fire call

Township firefighters and police went to the fire at 71B Avenue and 206th Street

Langley Township Fire Department was called to a boarded up home at 206th Street and 71B Avenue Monday, March 21, 2022. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
In adition to the current 249 nursing seats at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, the province has announced funding for an additional 100 seats to increase the numbers of nurses in B.c. (KPU photo)

Langley university to get big boost in number of nursing spots

More students will be trained to help fill the growing need in this province

In adition to the current 249 nursing seats at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, the province has announced funding for an additional 100 seats to increase the numbers of nurses in B.c. (KPU photo)
Betty McLagen received many flowers and cards for her 100th birthday. She was born Feb. 28, 1922. (Heather Colpitts/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Retired Langley minister ponders turning 100 years old

Betty McLagen was born Feb. 28, 1922 and was recently feted by family and neighbours

Betty McLagen received many flowers and cards for her 100th birthday. She was born Feb. 28, 1922. (Heather Colpitts/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Russian government has banned various Canadian politicians, including Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta and Cloverdale-Langley City MP John Aldag.

Langley-Aldergrove MP on list of politicians banned from Russia

Tako van Popta said his concern is the devastation being caused by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

The Russian government has banned various Canadian politicians, including Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta and Cloverdale-Langley City MP John Aldag.
The Langley RCMP issued a missing person notification on March 14, 2022, for Brett Houde of Williams Lake who was last seen in Langley March 9, 2022. (Langley RCMP photo)

Missing Williams Lake man last seen in North Langley

Brett Houde was last seen March 9, and police would like to hear from anyone with information on him

The Langley RCMP issued a missing person notification on March 14, 2022, for Brett Houde of Williams Lake who was last seen in Langley March 9, 2022. (Langley RCMP photo)
R.E. Mountain Secondary had some flooding Wednesday, March 9, 2022. (Langley School District)

Langley high school students switch to remote learning after minor flooding

R.E. Mountain Grade 9s and 10s learn from home while Grade 11 and 12 students attend in person

R.E. Mountain Secondary had some flooding Wednesday, March 9, 2022. (Langley School District)
Dr. Fiona Whittinging-Walsh is nominated for a 2022 YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Award. (YWCA/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley educator nominated as a YWCA woman of distinction

Nominations announced and public can vote on nominees. Vote winner gets $10,000 for charity

Dr. Fiona Whittinging-Walsh is nominated for a 2022 YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Award. (YWCA/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Emelia Lupynis, who performed last year at the Richmond Night Market, will sing the Ukrainian national anthem and other songs at a special solidarity event in Langley March 5, 2022. (Twitter)

Public invited to show solidarity with Ukraine at Langley event Saturday

Speakers, prayers and songs planned for March 5 event downtown

Emelia Lupynis, who performed last year at the Richmond Night Market, will sing the Ukrainian national anthem and other songs at a special solidarity event in Langley March 5, 2022. (Twitter)
Mark Husbands is president and vice chancellor of Trinity Western University. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley university prays for swift end to war in Ukraine

Trinity Western University president sides with Ukraine

Mark Husbands is president and vice chancellor of Trinity Western University. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Karin Muuren is principal of Willoughby Elementary which celebrated Diversity and Respect Week by handing out kindness tickets. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley school finds the ticket to kindness

School District 35 celebrated Diversity and Respect Week which includes Pink Shirt Day

Karin Muuren is principal of Willoughby Elementary which celebrated Diversity and Respect Week by handing out kindness tickets. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Chamber president and long-time community champion Harold Stafford shook the hand of a young man who received a certificate of merit. (Langley Centennial Museum/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Serving 90+ years, Langley chamber keeps changing with times

What started as Langley Board of Trade in 1931 has evolved with the community

Chamber president and long-time community champion Harold Stafford shook the hand of a young man who received a certificate of merit. (Langley Centennial Museum/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jude Henders, the volunteer coordinator at Langley Lodge, accepted Belmont Elementary student cards from John Campbell, of the Rotary Club of Langley Sunrise. (John Campbell/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley students create Valentine’s cards for local seniors

Rotary club makes sure the heartfelt messages are delivered

Jude Henders, the volunteer coordinator at Langley Lodge, accepted Belmont Elementary student cards from John Campbell, of the Rotary Club of Langley Sunrise. (John Campbell/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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Langley What’s On: Community calendar for early February 2022

Send in details of Langley community events via email or through our website

(Langley Advance Times files)
CARES president Carol Briner spends a great deal of time with the various cats that come through the shelter where they have perches, toys, cuddly beds and lots of love from the volunteers. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Email sparks soul-searching for head of Langley’s no-kill cat shelter

Wouldn’t euthanizing sick and old cats be kinder? No, says CARES president

CARES president Carol Briner spends a great deal of time with the various cats that come through the shelter where they have perches, toys, cuddly beds and lots of love from the volunteers. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Critter Care provides opportunities for interns to learn about wildlife rehabilitation, such as feeding young otters. (Critter Care website)

Anonymous donor will match funds to Langley wildlife rehab centre

Matching donor campaign could net Critter Care $18,000

Critter Care provides opportunities for interns to learn about wildlife rehabilitation, such as feeding young otters. (Critter Care website)
Steve Preston won $500,000 on the Extra playing Lotto Max Christmas Eve. (BCLC)

Langley angler lands the big one – $500K in Lotto Max

Local man describes Christmas Eve win as ‘life changing’

Steve Preston won $500,000 on the Extra playing Lotto Max Christmas Eve. (BCLC)
Luna was recently adopted from the CARES cat shelter in Milner. (CARES Facebook)

Gaming grants given to Langley people and pets groups

Justice organization along with animal welfare, justice and ecological groups benefitting

Luna was recently adopted from the CARES cat shelter in Milner. (CARES Facebook)
Langley Youth Resource Centre manager Kirstie Strange, and Encompass Community Services Society co-executive directors Christine McCracken and Loren Roberts met with Diane Fox, of the Thank You For Caring Society, to receive a donation. (Thank You For Caring Society/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Annual Christmas tea steeped in caring for Langley causes

Proceeds from popular event were recently distributed

Langley Youth Resource Centre manager Kirstie Strange, and Encompass Community Services Society co-executive directors Christine McCracken and Loren Roberts met with Diane Fox, of the Thank You For Caring Society, to receive a donation. (Thank You For Caring Society/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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