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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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Langley What’s On: Community calendar for February 2022

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

(Langley Advance Times files)
The 55+ BC Games are scheduled for Sept. 13 to 17, 2022, in Victoria. (BC Seniors Games Society)

55+ BC Games offers up to 30 sports

The Games, which were postponed in 2020 and 2021, are expected to go ahead September 2022

The 55+ BC Games are scheduled for Sept. 13 to 17, 2022, in Victoria. (BC Seniors Games Society)
A dog was found running loose in east Langley with no dog licence. LAPS could not track down the owners as it had no licence, no microchip and no tattoo so he is up for adoption. (LAPS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley dog licence discount ends Feb. 1

Tags are valid for the calendar year, and required in both the City and Township

A dog was found running loose in east Langley with no dog licence. LAPS could not track down the owners as it had no licence, no microchip and no tattoo so he is up for adoption. (LAPS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A Lower Mainland truck convoy support rally is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022.

Chilliwack trucker organizes Saturday’s trucker convoy support rally which starts in Langley

Event goes from Langley through downtown Vancouver then out to Chilliwack

A Lower Mainland truck convoy support rally is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022.
RCMP have an area of Willoughby cordoned off after a shooting on the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Shots fired in Langley suburb Tuesday afternoon

Police have spoken to one man who was not injured. Roads closed in Willoughby

RCMP have an area of Willoughby cordoned off after a shooting on the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Dick Hooper, with his son, Greg Hooper, was a longtime Langley volunteer. He died Jan. 16, 2022, in Langley Lodge. (Hooper family)

Friends and family mourn loss of longtime Langley volunteer

Dick Hooper was still helping in the community well into his 70s

Dick Hooper, with his son, Greg Hooper, was a longtime Langley volunteer. He died Jan. 16, 2022, in Langley Lodge. (Hooper family)
Christine Daum is the recreation supervisor at Timms Community Centre. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley City hosts programs that encourages seniors to get fit

One-on-one coaching or group program – both are free to local seniors

Christine Daum is the recreation supervisor at Timms Community Centre. (Langley Advance Times file)
Brookswood’s Devon Goodrick has not been seen or heard from since the early hours of Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. A candlelight vigil will be held Thursday, Oct. 7 at Douglas Park in Langley City. A second one was held in November and now the family has organized a rally. (Family Facebook post)

Rally planned at Surrey courthouse for Langley man missing since September

Devon Goodrick’s loved ones want to keep spotlight on his case

Brookswood’s Devon Goodrick has not been seen or heard from since the early hours of Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. A candlelight vigil will be held Thursday, Oct. 7 at Douglas Park in Langley City. A second one was held in November and now the family has organized a rally. (Family Facebook post)
Martin Munday is the latest Langley lottery winner, holding a ticket that will get him $500,000. (BCLC)

Langley man’s $500,000 lotto win ‘Extra’ special

Six-figure prize was because of playing the Extra on the game

Martin Munday is the latest Langley lottery winner, holding a ticket that will get him $500,000. (BCLC)
Nehal Saleh, and her family, young Zach and Aden and dad James Boone were accompanied by grandmother Lela Rachi (back left) at the 2020 bird count. (Langley Advance Times files)

Bird count aimed at getting Langley kids to participate

Explore Science Club invites families to a count Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022

Nehal Saleh, and her family, young Zach and Aden and dad James Boone were accompanied by grandmother Lela Rachi (back left) at the 2020 bird count. (Langley Advance Times files)
Adam Murphy, vice-chair of the Langley Senior Resources Society board of directors, was unloading trees from vehicles as they pulled in Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 for the centre’s first Christmas tree chipping fundraiser. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langley has options when it comes to Christmas tree chipping in early 2022

Chipping events raise money for local youth and other groups or various causes

Adam Murphy, vice-chair of the Langley Senior Resources Society board of directors, was unloading trees from vehicles as they pulled in Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 for the centre’s first Christmas tree chipping fundraiser. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Santa letters courtesy of Baljit Kaur’s Grade 1, Division 13 students.

DEAR SANTA: Aldergrove student likes to play with her sister

Langley child pens letter to Kris Kringle

Santa letters courtesy of Baljit Kaur’s Grade 1, Division 13 students.
Santa letters courtesy of Baljit Kaur’s Grade 1, Division 13 students.

DEAR SANTA: Langley student wants to get a nice gift for mom and dad

Langley students pen letters to Santa

Santa letters courtesy of Baljit Kaur’s Grade 1, Division 13 students.
Santa letters courtesy of Baljit Kaur’s Grade 1, Division 13 students.

DEAR SANTA: Langley student has a message for the man in red

Langley students pen letters to Santa

Santa letters courtesy of Baljit Kaur’s Grade 1, Division 13 students.
Many school parent groups in the Langley School District will receive gaming grants, along wit a few local private schools. (Langley Advance Times file)

UPDATE: Langley schools benefit from gaming grants

Province amends totals after noticing accounting error in first funding announcement

Many school parent groups in the Langley School District will receive gaming grants, along wit a few local private schools. (Langley Advance Times file)
There’s still some finishing touches to be done at Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary where Phillis Giovani is principal. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley principal leads one school while setting up new elementary

Phillis Giovani sets the example for the kids and adults in the building

There’s still some finishing touches to be done at Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary where Phillis Giovani is principal. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
A home on Billy Brown Road in Fort Langley has a welcoming holiday display. (Wout Bruwer/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

INTERACTIVE MAP: Tour the Christmas light displays of Langley

Annual Langley Advance Times listing of holiday light displays and events, updated Dec. 16

A home on Billy Brown Road in Fort Langley has a welcoming holiday display. (Wout Bruwer/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Transplant BC and organ recipients deliver treats to B.C. hospitals each December. Langley Memorial Hospital staff received goodies on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Organ transplant patients honour Langley Memorial Hospital staff with treats

Operation Popcorn happens at hospitals around the province each December

Transplant BC and organ recipients deliver treats to B.C. hospitals each December. Langley Memorial Hospital staff received goodies on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)