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More than 60 people attended a memorial service for the queen on Monday at the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove branch. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Aldergrove Legion holds service for Queen Elizabeth

‘Very sad’ to see her go, one mourner said

More than 60 people attended a memorial service for the queen on Monday at the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove branch. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
For three days, from Sept. 16 to 18, singers, dancers, and drummers from B.C., Alberta, and the U.S. filled the Langley Events Centre for the first stɑl̓əw̓ powwow cultural event. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
For three days, from Sept. 16 to 18, singers, dancers, and drummers from B.C., Alberta, and the U.S. filled the Langley Events Centre for the first stɑl̓əw̓ powwow cultural event. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Stephen Dinesen is running with the Elevate Langley slate. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Company founder joins Elevate Langley slate in Township race

Stephen Dinesen has operated a number of businesses

  • Sep 19, 2022
Stephen Dinesen is running with the Elevate Langley slate. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A hopeful 50-50 ticket buyer filled out the contact information at a pop-up Rotary ticket booth in front of the Otter Co-op on Aug. 7. (Langley Advance Times file)

Winner of Rotary Clubs of Langley $142,900 50-50 draw didn’t believe it at first

‘I’m 78 and I’ve never won anything big’ said Nanaimo’s Billie Collinge

A hopeful 50-50 ticket buyer filled out the contact information at a pop-up Rotary ticket booth in front of the Otter Co-op on Aug. 7. (Langley Advance Times file)
Mike Solyom is running for council in Langley City. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Economist running for City council says housing, SkyTrain among key issues

Mike Solyom is making his second run for City council

  • Sep 18, 2022
Mike Solyom is running for council in Langley City. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
On Sept. 12, Fiona Chesterton finally got to see the gravestone she commissioned for her distant cousin Jessie Heading Underwood. The British journalist and writer documented her research into the Langley branch of her family in a book, Secrets Never to be Told. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Mystery inheritance led U.K. author to history of Langley family

Fiona Chesterton has written a book about her pioneer cousin, Jessie Heading Underwood

On Sept. 12, Fiona Chesterton finally got to see the gravestone she commissioned for her distant cousin Jessie Heading Underwood. The British journalist and writer documented her research into the Langley branch of her family in a book, Secrets Never to be Told. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
152 golfers took part in the 18-hole 26th annual Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament, presented by Pacific Breeze Holding Ltd., at Newlands Golf and Country Club, held on Aug. 11. (C.K. Wright Photography)

A challenge to fellow donors drives up the final tally at hospital foundation golf fundraiser

Total up at 26th annual Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament

  • Sep 17, 2022
152 golfers took part in the 18-hole 26th annual Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament, presented by Pacific Breeze Holding Ltd., at Newlands Golf and Country Club, held on Aug. 11. (C.K. Wright Photography)
Students took part in a mock vote during last year’s provincial election. Local elections are less than a month away in Langley City and Township. (Langley Advance Times files)

When and where to cast your ballot: voting days and locations in Langley

City and Township lists of polling places are up, voting by mail also an option

Students took part in a mock vote during last year’s provincial election. Local elections are less than a month away in Langley City and Township. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Regional Airport, along with Pitt Meadows and Fort Langley Airport, are seeing the resumption of services for cross-border travellers as of Friday, Sept. 16. (Langley Advance Times files)

Border guards return to Langley, Pitt Meadows Airports

The return of CBSA officers allows for regular cross-border flights

Langley Regional Airport, along with Pitt Meadows and Fort Langley Airport, are seeing the resumption of services for cross-border travellers as of Friday, Sept. 16. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley RCMP say one person was killed in a collision in Langley City Thursday night. (Langley Advance Times files)

Crash kills one in Langley City

A collision at Grade and 200th left one person dead

Langley RCMP say one person was killed in a collision in Langley City Thursday night. (Langley Advance Times files)
Left to right are Rudy Storteboom, Doug Hadley, Michael Chang, James Pratt, Bill Lindahl, Niall McGarvey, and Nora Truman, on hand for the cheque presentation. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Left to right are Rudy Storteboom, Doug Hadley, Michael Chang, James Pratt, Bill Lindahl, Niall McGarvey, and Nora Truman, on hand for the cheque presentation. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
As of this morning (Sept. 15) the Flood Falls Trail wildfire is being held and is no longer considered a fire of note, according to BC Wildfire Service. (Lorraine Rafuse/Facebook)

Flood Falls Trail wildfire no longer out of control according to BC Wildfire Service

BC Wildfires Service says that the Hope wildfire is held and no longer a fire of note

As of this morning (Sept. 15) the Flood Falls Trail wildfire is being held and is no longer considered a fire of note, according to BC Wildfire Service. (Lorraine Rafuse/Facebook)
Tony Ward. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley candidate runs for two offices: trustee and Township council

Tony Ward has already been acclaimed as a City trustee

Tony Ward. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

Trial in Langley triple murder faces delay due to Queen’s funeral

Day of mourning likely to close down Supreme Court trials

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Langley City Councillor Rudy Storteboom is seeking a fourth term. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley City Councillor Rudy Storteboom is seeking a fourth term. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove branch are preparing to hold a memorial for Queen Elizabeth at the Legion Cenotaph at 26607 Fraser Highway on Monday, Sept. 19 at 10:45 a.m. as part of a national day of mourning. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove branch are preparing to hold a memorial for Queen Elizabeth at the Legion Cenotaph at 26607 Fraser Highway on Monday, Sept. 19 at 10:45 a.m. as part of a national day of mourning. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Petrina Arnason is running for re-election to Langley Township council on Oct. 15. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Arnason aims for third term on Langley Township council

Incumbent councillor running for re-election as independent

Petrina Arnason is running for re-election to Langley Township council on Oct. 15. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Kim Richter is running for re-election to the Langley Township council. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Richter runs for re-election after more than 20 years on council

One of the longest serving councillors says she wants a ‘balanced’ council

Kim Richter is running for re-election to the Langley Township council. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Kevin Dhaliwal (left) and Mission’s Bryan Slusarchuk (right), the new owners of the renamed Vancouver Bandits, posed for a picture with Canadian Elite Basketball League Commissioner and co-founder Mike Morreale (centre) during a Tuesday Sept. 13 press conference at the Langley Events Centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits change name and owners

Langley-based team to be known as Vancouver Bandits

Langley’s Kevin Dhaliwal (left) and Mission’s Bryan Slusarchuk (right), the new owners of the renamed Vancouver Bandits, posed for a picture with Canadian Elite Basketball League Commissioner and co-founder Mike Morreale (centre) during a Tuesday Sept. 13 press conference at the Langley Events Centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Participants in a Langley City Terry Fox Run, held before the pandemic forced a switch to virtual events. This year, the Langley City, and Walnut Grove runs, will be in-person again, while the Aldergrove run will remain virtual due to a lack of volunteer organizers. (Rosemary Wallace/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Participants in a Langley City Terry Fox Run, held before the pandemic forced a switch to virtual events. This year, the Langley City, and Walnut Grove runs, will be in-person again, while the Aldergrove run will remain virtual due to a lack of volunteer organizers. (Rosemary Wallace/Special to Langley Advance Times)