Matthew Claxton

Tbird president Chris Pack said a huge amount of work had to be done to get ready for this weekend’s Longines FEI World Cup NAL qualifer. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Thunderbird raced to get ready for prestigious World Cup jumping event

Show park had five weeks to host 25 elite international riders

Tbird president Chris Pack said a huge amount of work had to be done to get ready for this weekend’s Longines FEI World Cup NAL qualifer. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township firefighters asked the council to fund more hires, as they’ve slipped below the minimum four per engine. (Langley Advance Times files)

Firefighters ask council to boost staffing for safety reasons

Engines are going out with fewer than the minimum four firefighters

Langley Township firefighters asked the council to fund more hires, as they’ve slipped below the minimum four per engine. (Langley Advance Times files)
John Aldag was surrounded by supporters at his post-election event in Surrey, as he looked poised to win the Cloverdale-Langley City riding for the Liberals. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Aldag retains 1,100 vote lead as candidates await mail-in ballot counting in Cloverdale-Langley City

The impact of mail-in ballots, to be counted Tuesday, is unknown

John Aldag was surrounded by supporters at his post-election event in Surrey, as he looked poised to win the Cloverdale-Langley City riding for the Liberals. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce CEO Colleen Clark working in her office. The Chamber is soon to celebrate 90 years. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Chamber brings influence, information, benefits to its members

Over 90 years, the Chamber has changed with the times in Langley

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce CEO Colleen Clark working in her office. The Chamber is soon to celebrate 90 years. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The Peace Tower is pictured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Painful Truth: Election no time for odd ideas

But that doesn’t mean that weird ideas aren’t worth talking about

The Peace Tower is pictured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Mohinder Nagra was one of the Aldergrove-area voters who was redirected after the polling location was changed last week. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Advance poll voting numbers up sharply in Langley ridings

B.C. saw a big jump in early participation

Mohinder Nagra was one of the Aldergrove-area voters who was redirected after the polling location was changed last week. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Two Langley 7-Eleven stores were fined for not complying with employee safety regulations by WorkSafeBC this summer. (Google Street View image)

Langley 7-Elevens hit with WorkSafe fine over safety issues

Two local stores failed to uphold plans to keep workers safe from robbery: judgment

Two Langley 7-Eleven stores were fined for not complying with employee safety regulations by WorkSafeBC this summer. (Google Street View image)
R.E. Mountain Secondary was one of three schools hit by recent vandalism linked to a TikTok trend. (Langley School District)

Vandalism in Langley schools linked to ‘Devious Lick’ TikTok challenge

The trend saw students showing off by stealing or vandalizing items at high schools

R.E. Mountain Secondary was one of three schools hit by recent vandalism linked to a TikTok trend. (Langley School District)
Liberal deputy PM Chrystia Freeland with Cloverdale-Langley City candidate John Aldag at the LEC on Friday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Liberals pledge to work with Langley Township on $65 million performance centre

The election pledge was delivered by deputy PM Chrystia Freeland

Liberal deputy PM Chrystia Freeland with Cloverdale-Langley City candidate John Aldag at the LEC on Friday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Letters and calls of solidarity and encouragement have been coming in to the Langley Islamic Centre in the wake of a threat last month. (Langley Islamic Centre photo)

Langley offers solidarity, support to Islamic Centre after racist threat

Individuals and faith communities have offered support, said the imam

Letters and calls of solidarity and encouragement have been coming in to the Langley Islamic Centre in the wake of a threat last month. (Langley Islamic Centre photo)
The CN Rail lines being laid through Langley in 1911. The tracks would cut through the properties now needed for the Trans Mountain right of way. (Langley Centennial Museum collection)

Heirs of long-dead Langley landowner could cash in from pipeline construction

Trans Mountain is offering six figures for access to a worthless lot in Walnut Grove

The CN Rail lines being laid through Langley in 1911. The tracks would cut through the properties now needed for the Trans Mountain right of way. (Langley Centennial Museum collection)
Vancouver Giants forward Justin Sourdif skates by Victoria Royals goaltender Adam Evanoff during the Giants’ 6-1 win on Tuesday, May 11, in the team’s final game of the abbreviated WHL season. The Giants season opener will now be against the Royals. (submitted photo: Giants/Doug Sage)

Giants’ season opener switches to Victoria

Kelowna and Vancouver won’t face off first this season

Vancouver Giants forward Justin Sourdif skates by Victoria Royals goaltender Adam Evanoff during the Giants’ 6-1 win on Tuesday, May 11, in the team’s final game of the abbreviated WHL season. The Giants season opener will now be against the Royals. (submitted photo: Giants/Doug Sage)
Two years after his death, a manslaughter charge has been laid against a 20-year-old in the death of Carson Crimeni. (file)

Manslaughter charge laid in death of Langley’s Carson Crimeni

Two years after the teen died in Walnut Grove, police announced charges

Two years after his death, a manslaughter charge has been laid against a 20-year-old in the death of Carson Crimeni. (file)
Langley’s latest COVID numbers show only a slight increase from last week. (BCCDC)

Langley COVID cases levelling off after weeks of increases

Cases were up slightly in Langley from last week

Langley’s latest COVID numbers show only a slight increase from last week. (BCCDC)
On Vancouver Island, the Dead Boat Disposal Society works with a company operated by the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations to remove derelict boats from local waterways. (contributed)

Campaigns continue against derelict boats in B.C. waters

Langley’s riverfront is partially under Port Authority jurisdiction

On Vancouver Island, the Dead Boat Disposal Society works with a company operated by the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations to remove derelict boats from local waterways. (contributed)
Dr. Bonnie Henry announced this week that all health care workers in B.C. must be vaccinated. (B.C. government photo)

WEB POLL: Do you agree with the plan to vaccinate all health care workers?

All doctors, nurses, and volunteers must be vaccinated by late October

Dr. Bonnie Henry announced this week that all health care workers in B.C. must be vaccinated. (B.C. government photo)
A security guard was at the scene of a Langley City advance polling station on Monday, Sept. 13, following a report that poll workers were being harassed over a mask requirement. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley City advance polling station adds security guard

A social media post said poll workers in Cloverdale-Langley City were being harassed over masks

A security guard was at the scene of a Langley City advance polling station on Monday, Sept. 13, following a report that poll workers were being harassed over a mask requirement. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Hundreds gathered at Sendall Gardens in Langley on Sunday around 7 p.m. to light a candle for Naomi Onotera, who was last seen Aug. 28, 2021. (© JLS Photography/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Our View: Community connects us

We find our community when we most need it

Hundreds gathered at Sendall Gardens in Langley on Sunday around 7 p.m. to light a candle for Naomi Onotera, who was last seen Aug. 28, 2021. (© JLS Photography/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Liberal candidate John Aldag and PPC candidate Ian Kennedy took part in a debate focused on seniors issues at the Langley Seniors Resource Centre. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Only two candidates take part in Cloverdale-Langley City seniors debate

Organized by local seniors groups, only the Liberal and PPC candidates attended

Liberal candidate John Aldag and PPC candidate Ian Kennedy took part in a debate focused on seniors issues at the Langley Seniors Resource Centre. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Conservatives Leader Erin O’Toole, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. (The Canadian Press)

Painful Truth: Election campaign rocks – literally

Gravel thrown at Trudeau brings up a family legacy he’s hoping to use to stay PM

Conservatives Leader Erin O’Toole, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. (The Canadian Press)