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Town+Field Church is hosting Trunk or Treat at the church parking lot, where kids can fill their bags with Halloween treats in a safe, outdoor environment. This photo shows a family enjoying as past event. The community event has been held for at least 10 years. (Sara Hawthorne/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Trunk-or-Treat outdoor Halloween event returns to Langley

Town+Field Church is organizing the event in the church parking lot

Do you have a question you’d like to see put to the Langley City council? Email your idea to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.

AT YOUR SERVICE: City council divided on call for indoor pool

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

During the summer, Langley Dr. Brendan Martin spent six hours every day in Langley City's Douglas Park as part of a two-week protest fast. He is part of a cross-Canada protest against fighter jet funding. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley doctor takes fighter jet protest to the streets today

Dr. Brendan Martin expects family and friends to join his lobby efforts on 200th Street, 1 to 3 p.m.

A suspect in the theft of an iPhone at Willowbrook Mall. (Langley RCMP)
A suspect in the theft of an iPhone at Willowbrook Mall. (Langley RCMP)
The guitar signed by Boston Bruins was stolen on Oct. 18, 2021. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
The guitar signed by Boston Bruins was stolen on Oct. 18, 2021. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
Langley still has among the highest COVID-19 case rates in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley area. (BCCDC)

Langley COVID numbers rise as provincial levels plateau and drop

Lower than average vaccination levels for the Lower Mainland persist in Langley

Langley still has among the highest COVID-19 case rates in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley area. (BCCDC)
Left to right, Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon, Eevah Macdonald, and Vancouver-Kensington MLA Mable Elmore inside the Legislature in Victoria on Oct. 21, 2021. (Submitted)

Chilliwack MLA Kelli Paddon reads powerful words from bullied 11-year-old in BC Legislature

“They said because I am black, I should go kill myself,” Eevah Macdonald wrote

Left to right, Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon, Eevah Macdonald, and Vancouver-Kensington MLA Mable Elmore inside the Legislature in Victoria on Oct. 21, 2021. (Submitted)
Pamelina Chang, Nicole Lanki and Bethany Jackson recently visited the Siska Indian Band where they helped organize donations at the town hall, which currently serves as a food bank. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley food drive hopes to ease burden on Lytton evacuees during winter

Brookswood Baptist Church is collecting donations until Nov. 5

Pamelina Chang, Nicole Lanki and Bethany Jackson recently visited the Siska Indian Band where they helped organize donations at the town hall, which currently serves as a food bank. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, speaks about drug use during a speech in the legislature. (Government of British Columbia)

Greater Victoria MLA Adam Olsen reveals past drug use in an attempt to end stigma

MLA for Saanich North and the Islands talks about cocaine, other substance use in his 20s

Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, speaks about drug use during a speech in the legislature. (Government of British Columbia)
Undated Google photo of Willoughby Walk apartments in Langley. (Google Street View)
Undated Google photo of Willoughby Walk apartments in Langley. (Google Street View)
First responders attempting a horse rescue in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The NEWS)
First responders attempting a horse rescue in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The NEWS)
A sign appealing for help faces the home of missing Langley City woman Naomi Onotera. (Langley Advance Times file)

Detectives mum on case of Naomi Onotera, Langley RCMP say no concerns of public safety

No update given since investigators concluded search of missing woman’s property one month ago

A sign appealing for help faces the home of missing Langley City woman Naomi Onotera. (Langley Advance Times file)
City councillors Gayle Martin, Rudy Storteboom and Rosemary Wallace. Council voted to add Langley Food Bank and the Penny Pincher Thrift Shop and two other nonprofit groups to a list of tax-exempt properties on Monday, Oct. 18. (files)
City councillors Gayle Martin, Rudy Storteboom and Rosemary Wallace. Council voted to add Langley Food Bank and the Penny Pincher Thrift Shop and two other nonprofit groups to a list of tax-exempt properties on Monday, Oct. 18. (files)
Video image of Langley City Council session on Oct. 18 that opted to resume virtual meetings. (Langley City)

Langley City council resumes virtual meetings

Technical limitations preventing a mix of virtual and in-person sessions cited in decision

Video image of Langley City Council session on Oct. 18 that opted to resume virtual meetings. (Langley City)
Surrey provincial court. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Court proceedings begin in death of Langley’s Carson Crimeni

A 20-year-old has been charge with manslaughter in the case

Surrey provincial court. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Angela Doro, president of Freybe, and Township Mayor Jack Froese, announced Freybe's $70,000 donation towards a garden at the new Salishan Place by the River. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley project gets garden courtesy of Langley meat company

The new museum and cultural centre will have a garden of native and drought-tolerant plants

Angela Doro, president of Freybe, and Township Mayor Jack Froese, announced Freybe's $70,000 donation towards a garden at the new Salishan Place by the River. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The collision took place between a van and a black semi on Wednesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
The collision took place between a van and a black semi on Wednesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Timothy Durkin is pictured in a photograph filed in Federal Court. The B.C. Securities Commission claims the Sooke man defrauded an investor out of $1 million. (Federal Court)

B.C. man accused of selling fake ownership in world-renowned Sooke Harbour House

Timothy Durkin faces B.C. Securities Commission in November

Timothy Durkin is pictured in a photograph filed in Federal Court. The B.C. Securities Commission claims the Sooke man defrauded an investor out of $1 million. (Federal Court)
Mike Gee spoke about his son Seamus (pictured) at the Tuesday, Oct. 19 launch of the fundraising campaign for Foundry Langley, a mental health facility for young people. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Mike Gee spoke about his son Seamus (pictured) at the Tuesday, Oct. 19 launch of the fundraising campaign for Foundry Langley, a mental health facility for young people. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Dolores Peters has signs calling for people to slow down on her 42nd Avenue home. She’s hoping the Township will try traffic calming measures for the street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Brookswood woman calls for slower traffic on residential road

42nd Avenue is one of the few through streets between 200th and 208th

Dolores Peters has signs calling for people to slow down on her 42nd Avenue home. She’s hoping the Township will try traffic calming measures for the street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)