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Den Robinson demonstrated proper form at the Aldergrove Fair quick draw competition on Saturday, July 16. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Top guns crowned at Aldergrove fair quick draw competition

City councillor outshoots Township counterpart in celebrity event

Den Robinson demonstrated proper form at the Aldergrove Fair quick draw competition on Saturday, July 16. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Adoptathon initiative by Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) cat shelter led to 17 cats getting adopted by local families. The local shelter is seeing rising pet surrender rates this summer. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Adoptathon initiative by Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) cat shelter led to 17 cats getting adopted by local families. The local shelter is seeing rising pet surrender rates this summer. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
The Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event is set for July 28 at the Curling Rink, located at 23580 Jim Robson Way.
The Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event is set for July 28 at the Curling Rink, located at 23580 Jim Robson Way.
Square dancers convinced visitors to try a few steps on Sunday (Dan Ferguson/Langle Advance Times) at the Aldergrove fair on Sunday, July 17 (Dan Ferguson/Langleu Advance Times)

A ‘very respectable’ turnout of 12,000 for Aldergrove Fair Days

Four-day event marked a return to in-person fair after two years of pandemic restrictions

Square dancers convinced visitors to try a few steps on Sunday (Dan Ferguson/Langle Advance Times) at the Aldergrove fair on Sunday, July 17 (Dan Ferguson/Langleu Advance Times)
Beau, a three-year-old Anatolian shepherd, was one of about a dozen pets up for adoption from the Patti Dale Animal Shelter in Aldergrove, that attended the Langley Animal Protection Society’s Dreams Do Come True summer soiree at Thunderbird Show Park on Saturday. He was accompanied by long-time shelter volunteer Bob Schwartz. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Dogs, cats join first in-person gala in 2 years – netting $85K

Langley Animal Protection Society welcomes 200 guests to its Dreams Do Come True summer soiree

Beau, a three-year-old Anatolian shepherd, was one of about a dozen pets up for adoption from the Patti Dale Animal Shelter in Aldergrove, that attended the Langley Animal Protection Society’s Dreams Do Come True summer soiree at Thunderbird Show Park on Saturday. He was accompanied by long-time shelter volunteer Bob Schwartz. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
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PODCAST: Victoria and Kelowna are Canada’s best small cities

TODAY IN B.C.: Mayors, Chamber CEOs talk amenities, housing, business and more

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Talitha Koum Society, a women’s support and housing organization, needs funds for camping equipment to get back to their favourite group activity. (Contributed photo)

Lower Mainland women’s rehabilitation centre needs funds to run programs, expand housing unit

Talitha Koum Society helps women in recovery by providing accomodation, resources

Talitha Koum Society, a women’s support and housing organization, needs funds for camping equipment to get back to their favourite group activity. (Contributed photo)
Preparing for launch. More than 300 people took part in the first kite flying and family picnic event of its kind in the Lower Mainland on Sunday, July 17, organized at the Aldergrove Bowl Park by the Canadian Desi Arts and Culture Club. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Preparing for launch. More than 300 people took part in the first kite flying and family picnic event of its kind in the Lower Mainland on Sunday, July 17, organized at the Aldergrove Bowl Park by the Canadian Desi Arts and Culture Club. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Bring your whole family to Allard Dental Centre in Langley for a stress-free checkup this summer.

Why healthy teeth make for happy students

Summer is the perfect time for Langley children to visit the dentist

  • Jul 18, 2022
Bring your whole family to Allard Dental Centre in Langley for a stress-free checkup this summer.
A fearless Max White, 7, from Aldergrove, tried out the bungee jump at the Aldergrove Fair on Sunday, July 17. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: That’s a wrap for Aldergrove Fair Days

Four days of fun came to a close Sunday

A fearless Max White, 7, from Aldergrove, tried out the bungee jump at the Aldergrove Fair on Sunday, July 17. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The Butterfly Release and Fundraiser takes place at Krause Berry Farms on Saturday, Aug. 6 in support of Langley Hospice Society and Langley Lodge. Butterflies are $25 each, but numbers are limited. Anyone who would like to release a butterfly is encouraged to reserve one. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Butterfly release aids Langley Hospice, Langley Lodge

Both societies will benefit from the Aug. 6 event

The Butterfly Release and Fundraiser takes place at Krause Berry Farms on Saturday, Aug. 6 in support of Langley Hospice Society and Langley Lodge. Butterflies are $25 each, but numbers are limited. Anyone who would like to release a butterfly is encouraged to reserve one. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
This black-headed grosbeak stopped for a bit of a rest in Veronique Kolisnyk’s backyard in Walnut Grove recently. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jul 17, 2022
This black-headed grosbeak stopped for a bit of a rest in Veronique Kolisnyk’s backyard in Walnut Grove recently. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vehicles line up to board B.C. Ferries sailing at Tsawwassen. British Columbia has the longest free ferry ride in the world. Do you know where this ferry can be found? (Black Press Media)

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer driving?

How much do you know about roads and cars in Canada and beyond?

Vehicles line up to board B.C. Ferries sailing at Tsawwassen. British Columbia has the longest free ferry ride in the world. Do you know where this ferry can be found? (Black Press Media)
Dan Holliday drew and fired in a blur of motion during a fast draw competition Saturday, July 16 at the Aldergrove fair. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Saturday biggest day yet for Aldergrove Fair

Fireworks had to be called off, but a big-screen substitute was planned

Dan Holliday drew and fired in a blur of motion during a fast draw competition Saturday, July 16 at the Aldergrove fair. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Grant and his wife are the organizers of the annual Aldergrove Fair Show N Shine Car show. Grant was at the event with two of his vehicles – a Canadian-built 1952 Meteor and a 1959 Canadian-built Edsel. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Grant and his wife are the organizers of the annual Aldergrove Fair Show N Shine Car show. Grant was at the event with two of his vehicles – a Canadian-built 1952 Meteor and a 1959 Canadian-built Edsel. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Country Cuties Line Dance Team was among the entertainers who performed for Langley Lodge residents and their families during a garden party Saturday, July 9. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley Lodge turns page on its past, looks to the future

Langley City seniors care home hosts western-themed garden party – first public event since COVID

Country Cuties Line Dance Team was among the entertainers who performed for Langley Lodge residents and their families during a garden party Saturday, July 9. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Theresa McCullough discovered a family of raccoons camped out in her Langley yard, near Peterson Road Elementary, snacking on her cherry tree. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jul 16, 2022
Theresa McCullough discovered a family of raccoons camped out in her Langley yard, near Peterson Road Elementary, snacking on her cherry tree. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Mule deer and fawn (David Clements/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Hundreds of species spotted in Langley watersheds

Everything from animals to plants and fungi were reported during the community’s latest bioblitz

  • Jul 15, 2022
Mule deer and fawn (David Clements/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) Cat Shelter is inviting families to adopt their cats. The adoptathon is taking place Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17, at PetSmart on Langley Bypass. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) Cat Shelter is inviting families to adopt their cats. The adoptathon is taking place Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17, at PetSmart on Langley Bypass. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A shopper tried out a parasol at the Penny Pincher and Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary anniversary celebrations at the Langley City thrift store on Saturday, July 9. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A happy anniversary for Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Penny Pincher thrift store

Outdoor sale at Langley City store marks 75 and 45 years of service to community

A shopper tried out a parasol at the Penny Pincher and Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary anniversary celebrations at the Langley City thrift store on Saturday, July 9. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)