Miranda Gathercole

On to the next adventure

On to the next adventure

I’ve never been very good at goodbyes. So as I pack up…

On to the next adventure
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Housing affordability, ALR, policing top concerns for Alex Joehl

Libertarian mayor candidate has several ideas for the Township of Langley

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One of the original cultivation areas at Glorious Organics. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Glorious Organics takes a co-operative approach to farming in Langley

Aldergrove farming collective blazed the trail for organic food production in British Columbia

One of the original cultivation areas at Glorious Organics. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
UPDATE: Kurt Ruginis drops out of mayor’s race in Langley Township

UPDATE: Kurt Ruginis drops out of mayor’s race in Langley Township

Aldergrove resident withdraws application just before Sept. 14 cutoff

UPDATE: Kurt Ruginis drops out of mayor’s race in Langley Township
Local dignitaries, RCMP, sponsors and members of BBBS Langley gathered at Langley City hall on Monday morning to do a ceremonial flag raising to mark Big Brothers Big Sisters month. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Langley City marks BBBS month with flag raising

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley promote #ImagineBBBS campaign throughout the month of September

Local dignitaries, RCMP, sponsors and members of BBBS Langley gathered at Langley City hall on Monday morning to do a ceremonial flag raising to mark Big Brothers Big Sisters month. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
Love Week Langley will be held from Sept. 16 to 22. Submitted photo by Derek Cooper

Love Week Langley encourages residents to give back

Inaugural event offers volunteer opportunities in the City and Township from Sept. 16 to 22

Love Week Langley will be held from Sept. 16 to 22. Submitted photo by Derek Cooper
Annabel Fisher is hoping her story of cancer will inspire other to “grab life with both hands.” Facebook photo

‘Grabbing life with both hands’ — Langley cancer patient makes the most of her final days

Friends in Fort Langley hope to raise $5K to grant Annabel Fisher’s last wish

Annabel Fisher is hoping her story of cancer will inspire other to “grab life with both hands.” Facebook photo
The father of Aaliyah Rosa planted a tree and laid a plaque in her memory. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Community pays tribute to Aaliyah Rosa with tree planting, balloon release

Seven-year-old girl was honoured by teachers, friends and family at Sunflower Montessori in Langley

The father of Aaliyah Rosa planted a tree and laid a plaque in her memory. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Langley Community Music School’s assistant principal Carolyn Granholm is taking over as principal this September when longtime member Susan Magnusson retires. Although relieving her responsibilities as the lead person in the organization, Magnusson will continue to offer piano lessons at the school.                                Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

VIDEO: Langley Community Music School welcomes new principal

Carolyn Granholm takes over lead role from Susan Magnusson, who served as principal for 18 years

Langley Community Music School’s assistant principal Carolyn Granholm is taking over as principal this September when longtime member Susan Magnusson retires. Although relieving her responsibilities as the lead person in the organization, Magnusson will continue to offer piano lessons at the school.                                Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
From left: Volunteers John, Sabrina Su, Pastor Leith White, Kim Snow, Joan Gendron, Kim T., Breanna Carter and Judy Boyle cooked and handed out hotdogs and hamburgers to Langley’s less fortunate on Friday afternoon. The BBQ event was held to mark International Overdose Awareness Day. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Large turnout at Overdose Awareness Day BBQ

Event held in the parking lot at Friends Langley Vineyard Church in Langley City

From left: Volunteers John, Sabrina Su, Pastor Leith White, Kim Snow, Joan Gendron, Kim T., Breanna Carter and Judy Boyle cooked and handed out hotdogs and hamburgers to Langley’s less fortunate on Friday afternoon. The BBQ event was held to mark International Overdose Awareness Day. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
Platinum Group is proposing to build 66 new homes along 27 Avenue, which is currently a narrow country road. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Trees, traffic top concerns in Fernridge development, say residents

Platinum Group is proposing to build 66 new homes along 27 Avenue between 200 and 204 Streets

Platinum Group is proposing to build 66 new homes along 27 Avenue, which is currently a narrow country road. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
UPDATE: RV fire shuts down Highway 1 in Langley

UPDATE: RV fire shuts down Highway 1 in Langley

Left lane on Highway 1 eastbound now open at 232 Street

UPDATE: RV fire shuts down Highway 1 in Langley
The site arborist told council that he has seen 22 trees fail in the last three years at the forest where a 13 house subdivision is proposed.                                 Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Murrayville residents lobby to save small forest from development

Residents say forest in the 4400 block of 222 Street appears healthy, project arborist says it’s not

The site arborist told council that he has seen 22 trees fail in the last three years at the forest where a 13 house subdivision is proposed.                                 Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
Friday, Aug. 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day. Image via overdoseday.com

Langley outreach groups mark International Overdose Awareness Day

In the first seven months of 2018, 20 people in Langley have died of drug overdoses

Friday, Aug. 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day. Image via overdoseday.com
The Township of Langley denied a building permit for an abattoir proposed at 995 224 Street (property outlined in red). Township of Langley map

Langley Township denies building permit for abattoir

Minister of Agriculture says poultry slaughterhouse is permitted use on farm; Township disagrees

The Township of Langley denied a building permit for an abattoir proposed at 995 224 Street (property outlined in red). Township of Langley map
People stand near flood waters from Hurricane Lane making the intersection of Kamehameha Avenue and Pauahi Street impassable Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Hilo, Hawaii. Hurricane Lane soaked Hawaii’s Big Island on Thursday, dumping nearly 20 inches of rain in nearly 24 hours as residents stocked up on supplies and tried to protect their homes ahead of the state’s first hurricane since 1992. (Hollyn Johnson/Hawaii Tribune-Herald via AP)

Langley athlete shares firsthand experience of Hawaiian hurricane

Flash flooding, landslides from Hurricane Lane have caused major damage near Jade Vaughan’s home

People stand near flood waters from Hurricane Lane making the intersection of Kamehameha Avenue and Pauahi Street impassable Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Hilo, Hawaii. Hurricane Lane soaked Hawaii’s Big Island on Thursday, dumping nearly 20 inches of rain in nearly 24 hours as residents stocked up on supplies and tried to protect their homes ahead of the state’s first hurricane since 1992. (Hollyn Johnson/Hawaii Tribune-Herald via AP)
Bottom row: Residents Rudy Storteboom (left) and Liberty Tax owner Merv Paraboo. Top row: Donna Moore (left) and Donna Francis. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Paddington residents welcomed back into homes after 2016 fire

More than 100 people were displaced by a devastating fire at the Langley City complex

Bottom row: Residents Rudy Storteboom (left) and Liberty Tax owner Merv Paraboo. Top row: Donna Moore (left) and Donna Francis. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found deceased in an apartment in Langley in July. Photo via Dignity Memorial

Tree of life to be planted in memory of Aaliyah Rosa

The seven-year-old girl was found deceased inside an apartment in July

Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found deceased in an apartment in Langley in July. Photo via Dignity Memorial
Weekend Fuelbag founder Brady Lumsden. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

VIDEO: Youth hunger an ‘invisible’ problem in Langley

Brady Lumsden hopes to raise $100K for Weekend Fuelbag to help feed hungry students

Weekend Fuelbag founder Brady Lumsden. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
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Langley Township fined $500K for road safety infractions

Township reportedly failed to ensure proper traffic control was in place at three different sites in 2016

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