Langley Advance Times Staff

There are a fistful of murals being brought to life in downtown Langley, starting this month. This mural was the first. It’s called #thepowerofwomenisinfinite and was painted in 2018 by artist Verna Brown on the back entrance of Forever Yours Lingerie for company owner Sonya Perkins (left). (Langley Advance Times files)

VIDEO: Langley City murals coming to life

Interactive augmented reality is being incorporated into some of the art in the downtown core

There are a fistful of murals being brought to life in downtown Langley, starting this month. This mural was the first. It’s called #thepowerofwomenisinfinite and was painted in 2018 by artist Verna Brown on the back entrance of Forever Yours Lingerie for company owner Sonya Perkins (left). (Langley Advance Times files)
Grade 11 and 12 students from Brookswood Secondary and R.E. Mountain Secondary volunteered with the Lower Mainland Green Team on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at Williams Park. (Ashton Kerr/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: 35 local kids participate in environmental charity program, improve Langley park

Secondary students partnered with the Lower Mainland Green Team

Grade 11 and 12 students from Brookswood Secondary and R.E. Mountain Secondary volunteered with the Lower Mainland Green Team on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at Williams Park. (Ashton Kerr/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Justin Lies, a right-handed 6 ft. 1 in. forward hailing from Manitoba made one of the two goals for the Giants on Saturday night at LEC. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants record shutout over Kelowna

G-Men beat Rockets 2-0 on home ice at Langley Events Centre Saturday, rematch same place next Friday

Justin Lies, a right-handed 6 ft. 1 in. forward hailing from Manitoba made one of the two goals for the Giants on Saturday night at LEC. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
TWU Spartan men’s volleyball team will be one of four participating in the Volleyball Showcase at LEC immediately after Christmas. (Michael Ezinga/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Volleyball elite preparing for battle this Christmas at Langley Events Centre

TWU, UBC, Alberta, and Laval teams will compete during December showcase

TWU Spartan men’s volleyball team will be one of four participating in the Volleyball Showcase at LEC immediately after Christmas. (Michael Ezinga/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Will Gursky made the save while a Blazer team member looked for a rebound. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants prepare to take on Rockets on home ice Saturday

After losing 7-4 to Blazers in Kamloops Friday, G-Men take on Kelowna at the Langley Events Centre

Will Gursky made the save while a Blazer team member looked for a rebound. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
During the summer, Langley Dr. Brendan Martin spent six hours every day in Langley City's Douglas Park as part of a two-week protest fast. He is part of a cross-Canada protest against fighter jet funding. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley doctor takes fighter jet protest to the streets today

Dr. Brendan Martin expects family and friends to join his lobby efforts on 200th Street, 1 to 3 p.m.

During the summer, Langley Dr. Brendan Martin spent six hours every day in Langley City's Douglas Park as part of a two-week protest fast. He is part of a cross-Canada protest against fighter jet funding. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Derek Scott of Signal Hills accepted the award for most significant community impact by a non-profit. It was one of six awards presented Thursday by the chamber. (Screengrab)

Chamber lauds outstanding Langley businesses

In a virtual ceremony, Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce presented six business excellence awards

Derek Scott of Signal Hills accepted the award for most significant community impact by a non-profit. It was one of six awards presented Thursday by the chamber. (Screengrab)
People gathered around Langley's (Aldergrove Star)

VIDEO: New Langley supermarket makes debut

T&T Supermarket grand opening Friday, Oct. 22

People gathered around Langley's (Aldergrove Star)
Nevada Johnson of the UBC Okanagan Heat (10) used her arm and bat to help her team win a national championship. Johnson picked up the win here against the University of Regina Cougars on the mound, then drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning in the gold-medal game as the Heat edged the St. Clair College Saints of Windsor, Ont. 5-4 in the final. (Tammy Stelmachowich/Black Press)

There is a Langley angle to the story about a newly-minted team taking the Canadian Championships

Former Walnut Grove players were on the diamond for UBCO Heat

Nevada Johnson of the UBC Okanagan Heat (10) used her arm and bat to help her team win a national championship. Johnson picked up the win here against the University of Regina Cougars on the mound, then drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning in the gold-medal game as the Heat edged the St. Clair College Saints of Windsor, Ont. 5-4 in the final. (Tammy Stelmachowich/Black Press)
LOSC swimmers Katelyn Schroder (left) and Leilani Fack won multiple events at the Surrey Knights invitational. (file)

Multiple wins for Langley Olympians swimmers at Surrey meet

Katelyn Schroeder and Leilani Fack scored nine first-place finishes between them

LOSC swimmers Katelyn Schroder (left) and Leilani Fack won multiple events at the Surrey Knights invitational. (file)
Typically the local chamber’s annual event is held in-person, like this one in years past, but due to current health protocols the 2021 Business Excellence Awards will be held virtually. (Langley Advance Times file)

Chamber marks 25 years of celebrating Langley business community

2021 Business Excellence Award held virtually Thursday night

Typically the local chamber’s annual event is held in-person, like this one in years past, but due to current health protocols the 2021 Business Excellence Awards will be held virtually. (Langley Advance Times file)
Flame Zack Lagrange (21) tries make a pass to the front of the Langley net. He scored the game-winning goal against Langley on Friday night. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Ridge Meadows Flames grab a share of first place

Beat first-place Langley 4-2 on Friday night

Flame Zack Lagrange (21) tries make a pass to the front of the Langley net. He scored the game-winning goal against Langley on Friday night. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Graham Ord and his band will be performing live Saturday night at the Bez Arts Hub in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Bez Arts Hub announces a ‘slow start to LIVE’

A Langley arts centre kicks off live music with limited capacity shows

Graham Ord and his band will be performing live Saturday night at the Bez Arts Hub in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Advisorly CEO Jeremy May (left) and supporter Lyle MacDougall presented a cheque to Langley hospice’s Shannon Todd Booth. (Advisorly/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rains made golf tourney impossible, but $5,000 still raised for hospice

Advisorly’s Langley staff and supporters couldn’t hit the tees, but still helped new palliative centre

Advisorly CEO Jeremy May (left) and supporter Lyle MacDougall presented a cheque to Langley hospice’s Shannon Todd Booth. (Advisorly/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Art students visiting the SAMC Gallery at Trinity Western University. (TWU)

Cracks in the road inspire Langley artist

TWU alum looks at images of asphalt that has been broken and mended, like ‘scars on a body’

Art students visiting the SAMC Gallery at Trinity Western University. (TWU)
The Brad Turner Trio is performing on Sunday, Oct. 24 at Langley Community Music School, to kick off the start of his artist in residence year at his alma mater. The jazz musician is sharing his music as part of the Cafe Classico concerts. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Jazz master Brad Turner kicks off artist residency with a concert Sunday

This celebrated composer plays piano, trumpet, drums, and will now share with Langley music students

The Brad Turner Trio is performing on Sunday, Oct. 24 at Langley Community Music School, to kick off the start of his artist in residence year at his alma mater. The jazz musician is sharing his music as part of the Cafe Classico concerts. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dave Lanphear, (left) Envision Financial president; Dan Huang-Taylor, executive director of Food Banks BC; Launi Skinner, CEO of First West Credit Union; and Susan Byrom, executive director of the First West Foundation share news of the Full Cupboard milestone. (Special to Black Press Media)

Envision Financial surpasses $1 million raised for local food banks

Langley-based credit union has kept thousands from going hungry in the past eight years

Dave Lanphear, (left) Envision Financial president; Dan Huang-Taylor, executive director of Food Banks BC; Launi Skinner, CEO of First West Credit Union; and Susan Byrom, executive director of the First West Foundation share news of the Full Cupboard milestone. (Special to Black Press Media)
Visiting Kamloops Blazers scored a decisive victory over the Vancouver Giants at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Oct. 16. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Blazers down Giants 5-0

‘We got out-played, we got out-smarted tonight’ says coach

Visiting Kamloops Blazers scored a decisive victory over the Vancouver Giants at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Oct. 16. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ashlee Wolfe scored the first U SPORTS goal for TWU Spartans Friday, Oct. 15, against UBC at the Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, LEC/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s Trinity Western University hockey teams make U Sports debut

Latest teams from Langley-based university to play in top university league

Ashlee Wolfe scored the first U SPORTS goal for TWU Spartans Friday, Oct. 15, against UBC at the Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, LEC/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Many Langley residents laced up and ran in the CIBC Run for the Cure earlier this month, all in aid of raising money and awareness for breast cancer. (Black Press Media files)

Run unites locals in fight against breast cancer

Langley residents joined more than 20,000 Canadians running to cure this disease

Many Langley residents laced up and ran in the CIBC Run for the Cure earlier this month, all in aid of raising money and awareness for breast cancer. (Black Press Media files)