Matthew Claxton

Langley Township council met by Zoom on Oct. 19, 2020 to debate cannabis shop applicants. (Zoom screenshot/special to the Langley Advance Times)

Cannabis stores move to next stage of approval in Langley Township

The council has whittled down the number of applications considerably

Langley Township council met by Zoom on Oct. 19, 2020 to debate cannabis shop applicants. (Zoom screenshot/special to the Langley Advance Times)
Fort Gallery held a Christmas Mystery Show last year. (Alysha Creighton/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fort Gallery gets $5,000 arts grant

Metro Vancouver provided the funds to the local gallery

Fort Gallery held a Christmas Mystery Show last year. (Alysha Creighton/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
This woman allegedly assaulted a loss prevention officer at the Langley Home Depot earlier this month. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Hardware store security assaulted by woman in Langley

RCMP are looking for a suspect in the incident

This woman allegedly assaulted a loss prevention officer at the Langley Home Depot earlier this month. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley riding candidates Shelly Jan, Bill Masse, Andrew Mercier, and Mary Polak participated in a Zoom all-candidates meeting on Oct. 20, 2020, along with moderator Frank Bucholtz and members of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce and the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board. (Zoom)

Questions on economy, environment, childcare at Langley riding meeting

The all-candidates event was held via Zoom

Langley riding candidates Shelly Jan, Bill Masse, Andrew Mercier, and Mary Polak participated in a Zoom all-candidates meeting on Oct. 20, 2020, along with moderator Frank Bucholtz and members of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce and the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board. (Zoom)
Early voting started last week, and thousands of mail-in ballots have also gone out. (File Photo)

Thousands of votes already cast in Langley, Aldergrove ridings

About a tenth of voters have already hit the polls

Early voting started last week, and thousands of mail-in ballots have also gone out. (File Photo)
Eric Woodward Foundation’s boarded-up Fort buildings are now covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)

Deal to add Fort Langley land to Kwantlen reserve called off

Elders and a land advisory group within the KFN opposed the project

Eric Woodward Foundation’s boarded-up Fort buildings are now covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)
Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Trial in killing of seven-year-old Langley girl delayed again

KerryAnn Lewis will go on trial next week

Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Conservative candidate Shelly Jan said a number of her signs have been damaged or destroyed, including this one one, tossed into the road. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Conservative candidate says signs targeted for vandalism

Shelly Jan said about 15 signs were hit in a couple of days

Conservative candidate Shelly Jan said a number of her signs have been damaged or destroyed, including this one one, tossed into the road. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Fraser Health reported that an individual with COVID-19 was at Douglas Park Community School on Oct. 8 and 9, 2020. (Google)

Liberals would review back to school COVID plan: Polak

The Langley Liberal candidate said inconsistency, impacts on staff to be considered

Fraser Health reported that an individual with COVID-19 was at Douglas Park Community School on Oct. 8 and 9, 2020. (Google)
Langley Township Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Township tackles retail cannabis applications

The meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 19

Langley Township Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)
The B.C. Legislature. Will a knockout or a major screw up change B.C.’s government? (Black Press Media file photo)

Painful Truth: Waiting for the political fumble

It’s seldom that big catastrophes sink governments

The B.C. Legislature. Will a knockout or a major screw up change B.C.’s government? (Black Press Media file photo)
The Langley East candidates, along with representatives of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce, FVREB, and moderator Frank Bucholtz. (Zoom livestream/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley East candidates debate transportation, economy, environment

The hour and a half long all-candidates meeting saw many questions

The Langley East candidates, along with representatives of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce, FVREB, and moderator Frank Bucholtz. (Zoom livestream/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Fort Langley’s rainbow crosswalk was installed in 2017. On Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, the Township consented to one between the school district and RCMP buildings in Murrayville. (Langley Advance Times file)

NDP calls for Langley East candidate’s ouster in wake of Throness resignation

This is the third time the NDP have called for Margaret Kunst to be removed as a candidate

Fort Langley’s rainbow crosswalk was installed in 2017. On Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, the Township consented to one between the school district and RCMP buildings in Murrayville. (Langley Advance Times file)
The Vancouver Giants will return to play on Jan. 8, but only against other B.C. teams. (Robert J Wilton/Vancouver Giants files)

Vancouver Giants will play hockey – in a B.C. bubble

The Giants will play only against other British Columbia division teams

The Vancouver Giants will return to play on Jan. 8, but only against other B.C. teams. (Robert J Wilton/Vancouver Giants files)
Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Liberals promise to widen Highway One from Langley to Whatcom Road

The party also pledged more cash for rapid bus service

Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Liberals promise to widen Highway One from Langley to Whatcom Road

The party also pledged more cash for rapid bus service

Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Pastor Kristen Steele and Steve Trummler of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in front of the new four-storey seniors housing building that sits on church land. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley church ready to welcome tenants to seniors housing project

The construction of Emmaus Place was finished ahead of schedule

Pastor Kristen Steele and Steve Trummler of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in front of the new four-storey seniors housing building that sits on church land. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Construction starts on Trans Mountain in Langley next year

The pipeline is planned to go through Redwoods Golf Course

Early voting locations set for Langley, Aldergrove ridings

Local voters can start casting their ballots on Oct. 15

Horgan pledges NDP will complete $1.5 billion SkyTrain extension to Langley

The project is part of $9 billion in promised infrastructure funding