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The first group of Langley Township council candidates at Monday’s all-candidates meeting. With 28 names on the ballot, the debate had them speak in three groups of 10 to eight each. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

More than two dozen Langley Township council candidates debate

Chamber-hosted event lobs questions at groups of contenders as vote nears

Langley Township mayoral candidates (left to right) Blair Whitmarsh, Rich Coleman, Eric Woodward, and Michelle Sparrow. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Mayoral hopefuls spar in Langley Township all-candidates meeting

All four contenders for the top job were at Tuesday’s chamber-sponsored debate

Gerald Wartak, running for Langley Township council with Elevate Langley. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Lacrosse coach and business owner runs with Coleman’s slate in Township

Gerald Wartak is one of eight candidates on Elevate Langley

Greater Victoria School District trustees Diane McNally and Rob Paynter were censured by the board and suspended from their duties until October for misconduct relating to bullying and harassment complaints. (Black Press Media file photos)

Judges says Greater Victoria School Board lacked authority to suspend trustees

Diane McNally and Rob Paynter have been reinstated after suspension over alleged bullying

Greater Victoria School District trustees Diane McNally and Rob Paynter were censured by the board and suspended from their duties until October for misconduct relating to bullying and harassment complaints. (Black Press Media file photos)
Langley RCMP were on scene with IHIT on Friday, March 26, 2022, near the Highway Hotel in Walnut Grove. Justin Bos was recently charged with second degree murder in the death of Cody Mostat. (Advance Times files)

Langley murder suspect’s criminal record included car theft, weapons charges

Justin Bos faces a murder charge in the death of Cody Mostat

Langley RCMP were on scene with IHIT on Friday, March 26, 2022, near the Highway Hotel in Walnut Grove. Justin Bos was recently charged with second degree murder in the death of Cody Mostat. (Advance Times files)
Suzanne Perreault is running for a second term as a Langley School Board trustee. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Suzanne Perreault is running for a second term as a Langley School Board trustee. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Kwantlen First Nation artist, Elinor Atkins, with her brother Noah Atkins, designed the mural, “Coming Together, A Community and Kwantlen Art Mural,” that was painted by members of the community. It was officially unveiled Saturday at the new Foundry health and wellness facility on Saturday, when it hosted a community opening. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Foundry Langley throws a party to say thank you to the community

More services are coming to Langley City-based health and wellness centre for young people

Kwantlen First Nation artist, Elinor Atkins, with her brother Noah Atkins, designed the mural, “Coming Together, A Community and Kwantlen Art Mural,” that was painted by members of the community. It was officially unveiled Saturday at the new Foundry health and wellness facility on Saturday, when it hosted a community opening. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.

Chilliwack psychiatric nurse suspended after violating professional boundaries

Ashley Grittner engaged in an intimate relationship with a vulnerable former client

A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.
Although the Vancouver Giants started their regular season with a home loss to the Seattle Thunderbirds, fans at least got the opportunity to try the new plant-based menu items at the game. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Events Centre)

Plant-based food is now available at all Vancouver Giants home games

Naturally Splendid partners with Giants for 2022-23 season

Although the Vancouver Giants started their regular season with a home loss to the Seattle Thunderbirds, fans at least got the opportunity to try the new plant-based menu items at the game. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Events Centre)
Kristina Ward has been missing for five years, and was last seen in 2017. Police and her family are still pleading for the public to offer up tips. (Langley RCMP handout)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley parents renew plea for tips as daughter missing after five years

Langley RCMP are investigating Kristina Ward’s disappearance in 2017

Kristina Ward has been missing for five years, and was last seen in 2017. Police and her family are still pleading for the public to offer up tips. (Langley RCMP handout)
Pat Coombes (left) and Shaun Francis were trading anecdotes and jokes and enjoying some fresh caffeine at Buddy Check Coffee, a new program for veterans offered by the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove branch at 26607 Fraser Highway on the last Saturday morning of the month. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Pat Coombes (left) and Shaun Francis were trading anecdotes and jokes and enjoying some fresh caffeine at Buddy Check Coffee, a new program for veterans offered by the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove branch at 26607 Fraser Highway on the last Saturday morning of the month. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Charlie Farquharson has created a second song in honour of Canada’s veterans, this time for organizers of the annual veterans walk held on Saturday, Sept. 24. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley student creates song to honour veterans

Was requested by organizers of Canadian Walk for Veterans

Langley’s Charlie Farquharson has created a second song in honour of Canada’s veterans, this time for organizers of the annual veterans walk held on Saturday, Sept. 24. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Barb Bamford is the winner of the 2022 PNE prize home lottery. Her new digs are located in the Willoughby area of Langley. She took a tour, with her sister Joanne, a few days after learning she was the winner. (Kevin Hill/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Winner tours her PNE prize home in Langley for first time

A Burnaby woman won the lottery and is the new owner of a fully furnished luxury house in Willoughby

Barb Bamford is the winner of the 2022 PNE prize home lottery. Her new digs are located in the Willoughby area of Langley. She took a tour, with her sister Joanne, a few days after learning she was the winner. (Kevin Hill/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ken Carty, Stewart Ladyman and Mary Saunders make up the Federal Election Boundary Commission which has been touring the province to gather feedback on proposed riding changes. They were in Langley Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Go back to drawing board on quirky Pitt Meadows-Langley federal riding: public feedback

Boundaries commission was in Langley Thursday night to gather feedback from community

Ken Carty, Stewart Ladyman and Mary Saunders make up the Federal Election Boundary Commission which has been touring the province to gather feedback on proposed riding changes. They were in Langley Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The Aleutian Isle sees the surface for the first time on Sept. 17, over a month after it sank off of San Juan Island. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest)

Fuel-leaking fishing boat pulled to surface one month after sinking near Victoria

Ongoing response looks to move the boat without releasing remaining fuel

The Aleutian Isle sees the surface for the first time on Sept. 17, over a month after it sank off of San Juan Island. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest)
Langley RCMP have releases photos of this 195 Chevrolet truck which was stolen Sept. 5, 2022, from an Aldergrove residence. (Langley RCMP file 2022-29461)

Langley RCMP investigating several property crimes ranging from theft of five motorcycles to shoplifting

Police released surveillance photos related to various crimes in case public has helpful information

Langley RCMP have releases photos of this 195 Chevrolet truck which was stolen Sept. 5, 2022, from an Aldergrove residence. (Langley RCMP file 2022-29461)
The eastbound and westbound fast lanes on Highway 1 in Langley, west of the 248th Street Overpass, will be closed for maintenance. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Expect fast lane closures in each direction on Highway 1

Drivers planning on taking Highway 1 tonight can expect a traffic slow…

The eastbound and westbound fast lanes on Highway 1 in Langley, west of the 248th Street Overpass, will be closed for maintenance. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Shelagh Brennan was having her picture taken with the dialysis machine in her home, when she beamed and raised her hands in triumph. It has been three years since the Murrayville resident suffered sudden kidney failure, time spent waiting for a kidney transplant that finally took place. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the machine, no longer needed, was dismantled and removed. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: How Shelagh Brennan finally got a new kidney

It’s been a very long wait for Murrayville resident

Shelagh Brennan was having her picture taken with the dialysis machine in her home, when she beamed and raised her hands in triumph. It has been three years since the Murrayville resident suffered sudden kidney failure, time spent waiting for a kidney transplant that finally took place. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the machine, no longer needed, was dismantled and removed. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A large police presence at the Langley Highway Hotel in Walnut Grove was noted Friday night, March 25, 2022. It was later confirmed that it was a murder. Six months later someone has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Charges laid in 6-month-old Langley killing

One man has been arrested and faces second-degree murder charges in connection with March death

A large police presence at the Langley Highway Hotel in Walnut Grove was noted Friday night, March 25, 2022. It was later confirmed that it was a murder. Six months later someone has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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Surrey teen identified as victim of fatal crash in Langley

One vehicle was broken in half by the force of the collision

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