Monique Tamminga

Scouts Canada in B.C. has decided to stop meeting in person because of the rise of COVID cases across the province. (Scouts Okanagan Facebook)

Scouts across B.C. to stop meeting in person as cases surge

A rise in COVID cases across B.C. has Scouts Canada going virtual

Scouts Canada in B.C. has decided to stop meeting in person because of the rise of COVID cases across the province. (Scouts Okanagan Facebook)
Dave Choukalos visits with Kevin, the broken winged Canada goose, a few times a week. Dave’s worried Kevin won’t make it through winter. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

VIDEO: Kevin, the famous Penticton goose, needs help

Humans like Dave Chuokalos want to help their fine-feathered friend who hangs out at Okanagan Lake

Dave Choukalos visits with Kevin, the broken winged Canada goose, a few times a week. Dave’s worried Kevin won’t make it through winter. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
Column: Saying goodbye so I can write my own story

Column: Saying goodbye so I can write my own story

Thank you for all the stories, Langley

Column: Saying goodbye so I can write my own story
An extra special Mother’s Day with Chloe

An extra special Mother’s Day with Chloe

Langley mom Nykia Simon is ready to give back now that her daughter is cancer free

An extra special Mother’s Day with Chloe
Angie Quaale celebrates eating local in Random House book called Eating Local in the Fraser Valley: A Food Lover’s Guide, featuring over 70 recipes from farmers, producers and chefs.                                Submitted photo

Quaale pours her passion for eating local into pages of new book

Eating Local in the Fraser Valley is a culinary guide as well as celebration of food producers

Angie Quaale celebrates eating local in Random House book called Eating Local in the Fraser Valley: A Food Lover’s Guide, featuring over 70 recipes from farmers, producers and chefs.                                Submitted photo
Shelby Kirnaghan MacNeil remains in hospital after being viciously attacked by a large breed dog when she stepped out of her vehicle at the corner store at 272 Street and 29 Avenue. A GoFundMe page has been started. Submitted pic

UPDATE: GoFundMe started for woman shaken ‘like a rag doll’ in Aldergrove dog attack

It took 85 staples to close the massive bite wounds on her leg

Shelby Kirnaghan MacNeil remains in hospital after being viciously attacked by a large breed dog when she stepped out of her vehicle at the corner store at 272 Street and 29 Avenue. A GoFundMe page has been started. Submitted pic
Food producers forum this Thursday, May 10

Food producers forum this Thursday, May 10

The new CPTPP agreement will give farmers access to markets across world

Food producers forum this Thursday, May 10
Langley mom Kimberley Chalmers with her four-week-old daughter Kamaria who proudly wears the Langley Child Development designed bandana that says ‘talk to me, play with me, carry me’ to encourage parents to put the phone down and interact with their babies. Monique Tamminga Langley Times

Put down the phone, please, say children, experts

Langley-based Infant Mental Health team launch awareness campaign aimed at parents’ phone addiction

Langley mom Kimberley Chalmers with her four-week-old daughter Kamaria who proudly wears the Langley Child Development designed bandana that says ‘talk to me, play with me, carry me’ to encourage parents to put the phone down and interact with their babies. Monique Tamminga Langley Times
Langley daycare says parents already saving $350 per month from fee reduction

Langley daycare says parents already saving $350 per month from fee reduction

Many daycare operators remain uncertain about opting in to provincial program

Langley daycare says parents already saving $350 per month from fee reduction
Street is blooming pink on the first day of May

Street is blooming pink on the first day of May

Cheery cherry blossoms still blooming on 52 Avenue in Langley

Street is blooming pink on the first day of May
Birding proves popular in Langley

Birding proves popular in Langley

Langley Field Naturalists have released updated and improved brochure

Birding proves popular in Langley
Nicomekl Enhancement Society volunteer Brian Armstrong stood over salmon fry at the society hatchery in Langley. The hatchery is hosting its annual fish release Saturday. Troy Landreville Langley Times

VIDEO: Fish release this Saturday

Come out to the Nicomekly Enhancement Society’s Hatchery for open house, salmon release

Nicomekl Enhancement Society volunteer Brian Armstrong stood over salmon fry at the society hatchery in Langley. The hatchery is hosting its annual fish release Saturday. Troy Landreville Langley Times
The Quality Inn at 200 Street sits empty after BC Housing purchased it last year. A second info session is planned sometime in late May or June about turning it into 49 units of supportive housing for the homeless. Langley Times file photo

BC Housing will hold second info session about Quality Inn

No firm date set but need to house Langley’s homeless grows, says BC Housing

The Quality Inn at 200 Street sits empty after BC Housing purchased it last year. A second info session is planned sometime in late May or June about turning it into 49 units of supportive housing for the homeless. Langley Times file photo
House fire in Aldergrove

House fire in Aldergrove

Flames shooting out what appears to be the chimney

House fire in Aldergrove
Gas tank of Langley man’s pickup drilled to steal fuel

Gas tank of Langley man’s pickup drilled to steal fuel

Record-high gas prices may be to blame for the theft that has left him without a truck

Gas tank of Langley man’s pickup drilled to steal fuel
‘Bad Ass’ Barry McQuarrie sentenced to 14 years

‘Bad Ass’ Barry McQuarrie sentenced to 14 years

McQuarrie shot and killed his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend

‘Bad Ass’ Barry McQuarrie sentenced to 14 years
Motorcycle police joined RCMP Jr. Cadets at last year’s Langley RCMP Junior Cadet Camp at Langley Events Centre. This year’s free three day camp is from July 10-12. Langley Times file photo

Has your child always wanted to be a police officer?

Langley RCMP host 13th Junior Cadet Camp at LEC this July

Motorcycle police joined RCMP Jr. Cadets at last year’s Langley RCMP Junior Cadet Camp at Langley Events Centre. This year’s free three day camp is from July 10-12. Langley Times file photo
On April 13, police allege a woman obtained $7,500 in loans using fraudulent ID from the Money Mart in Langley City. A surveillance photo of her has been released to the public.

Crime Briefs: Stolen church tent, loan fraud and missing chipper

Langley RCMP release photos of suspects and stolen goods

On April 13, police allege a woman obtained $7,500 in loans using fraudulent ID from the Money Mart in Langley City. A surveillance photo of her has been released to the public.
This is Mr. Winston that is up for adoption at the Patti Dale animal shelter in Langley. He is 10-years-old but full of energy. LAPS is hosting its annual Furry Tails Race this Sunday at Derby Reach. Submitted photo

It’s going to be a furry tail foot race Sunday, April 29

Langley animal shelter hosts walk/run at Derby Reach Park

This is Mr. Winston that is up for adoption at the Patti Dale animal shelter in Langley. He is 10-years-old but full of energy. LAPS is hosting its annual Furry Tails Race this Sunday at Derby Reach. Submitted photo