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Surrey provincial court. (Black Press Media files)
Surrey provincial court. (Black Press Media files)
Langley saw yet another rise in COVID cases in the most recent week of data from the BC Centre for Disease Control. (BCCDC)

Langley’s COVID cases continue to climb

Delta variant driving rising case counts measured by BCCDC

Langley saw yet another rise in COVID cases in the most recent week of data from the BC Centre for Disease Control. (BCCDC)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

Petition calls for appeal of not guilty verdict in Langley child’s death

Any appeal has to be based on a ‘legal error’ by a judge

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Green Party MP Elizabeth May arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Cloverdale-Langley City Liberal candidate gets support from former Green leader

Elizabeth May supported John Aldag in a riding with no Green candidate

Green Party MP Elizabeth May arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Police say this man is a suspect in vandalizing cars at the Willowbrook Shopping Centre, after he was asked to leave for not wearing a mask. (Langley RCMP)

Cars damaged after man kicked out of Langley mall for not wearing mask

The incident happened in late August at the Willowbrook mall

Police say this man is a suspect in vandalizing cars at the Willowbrook Shopping Centre, after he was asked to leave for not wearing a mask. (Langley RCMP)
A Zoom debate featured all four Langley-Aldergrove candidates, with moderating by Frank Bucholtz and introduction by Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce CEO Colleen Clark. (Screencap)

Federal candidates offer competing visions in Langley-Aldergrove debate

The all candidates meeting saw four candidates talk housing, the environment, and inflation

A Zoom debate featured all four Langley-Aldergrove candidates, with moderating by Frank Bucholtz and introduction by Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce CEO Colleen Clark. (Screencap)
Members of the Aldergrove Skate Club competed at the 2015 Skate Canada Regional Synchronized Skating Championships at George Preston Arena. (Langley Advance Times file)

Aldergrove Skate Club begins new season

Club managed to keep skating during the height of the pandemic

Members of the Aldergrove Skate Club competed at the 2015 Skate Canada Regional Synchronized Skating Championships at George Preston Arena. (Langley Advance Times file)
Police allege the pictured female stole over $200 in product from Superstore on July 27, 2021. (Langley RCMP)
Police allege the pictured female stole over $200 in product from Superstore on July 27, 2021. (Langley RCMP)
In this photo taken May 17, 2020, people walk back and forth across the border between the U.S. and Canada in Peace Arch Park in Blaine, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Motorcycle procession to Peace Arch to commemorate 9/11 victims

Langley-area organizers are bringing together first responders for the Sept. 11 event

In this photo taken May 17, 2020, people walk back and forth across the border between the U.S. and Canada in Peace Arch Park in Blaine, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
RCMP were called to the scene of a collision at 86th Avenue and 198A Street on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 just before 6 p.m. (Langley Advance Times file)
RCMP were called to the scene of a collision at 86th Avenue and 198A Street on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 just before 6 p.m. (Langley Advance Times file)
Cruising downtown Langley City was still a pre-Cruise-In tradition even in 2019, after the show had moved to Aldergrove. Now an Aldergrove Friday drive is planned. (Langley Advance Times files)

Car club organizes Friday night car cruise before big show

The Old Farts Car Club is emphasizing “no burnouts” at the informal event

Cruising downtown Langley City was still a pre-Cruise-In tradition even in 2019, after the show had moved to Aldergrove. Now an Aldergrove Friday drive is planned. (Langley Advance Times files)
It was first school experience for mom Shelby Dingwall, who sent her son Kingston off to kindergarten at Nicomekl Elementary on Sept. 7, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Class is back in session, Langley kids return to school amid modified COVID protocols

Unlike last year, exposure letters will not be issued district-wide

It was first school experience for mom Shelby Dingwall, who sent her son Kingston off to kindergarten at Nicomekl Elementary on Sept. 7, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Hundreds gathered at Sendall Gardens in Langley on Sunday around 7 p.m. to light a candle for Naomi Onotera, who was last seen Aug. 28, 2021. (© JLS Photography/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Hundreds attend vigil for missing Langley woman Naomi Onotera

Anyone with information about the 40-year-old mother is asked to contact police

Hundreds gathered at Sendall Gardens in Langley on Sunday around 7 p.m. to light a candle for Naomi Onotera, who was last seen Aug. 28, 2021. (© JLS Photography/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Trinity Western University is aiming to reduce new student stress levels through a variety of programs. (TWU)

Trinity Western University aims to help new students manage stress

Centre for Calling and Career Development ‘to help students to wrestle with calling and purpose’

Trinity Western University is aiming to reduce new student stress levels through a variety of programs. (TWU)
At 10 months, Adishri from Willoughby was among the youngest visitors to the Langley Food Truck Festival on Saturday, Sept. 4. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
At 10 months, Adishri from Willoughby was among the youngest visitors to the Langley Food Truck Festival on Saturday, Sept. 4. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A vandal rearranged John Aldag lawn signs that had spelled JOHN to spell a different four-letter word near Penzer Park in Langley City. (special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley election display vandalized to display curse word

Someone changed Liberal John Aldag’s sign display recently

A vandal rearranged John Aldag lawn signs that had spelled JOHN to spell a different four-letter word near Penzer Park in Langley City. (special to the Langley Advance Times)
Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival held its traditional New Orleans style Mardi Gras parade through
 Fort Langley on Saturday, Sept. 4. 
(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: ‘Music heals’ at Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival

Organizers pleased with attendance, ‘grateful’ in-person performances possible again

Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival held its traditional New Orleans style Mardi Gras parade through
 Fort Langley on Saturday, Sept. 4. 
(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A candlight vigil for Naomi Onotera is set for tonight, Sunday, Sept. 5, at Sendall Gardens at 20210 50th Avenue at 7 p.m. (file)

Candlelight vigil for missing Langley City woman

Event for Naomi Onotera set for Sendall Gardens at 7 p.m. tonight

A candlight vigil for Naomi Onotera is set for tonight, Sunday, Sept. 5, at Sendall Gardens at 20210 50th Avenue at 7 p.m. (file)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Passports key to keeping B.C. businesses open, people safe during pandemic

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

Do you have a question you’d like to see put to the Langley MLAs? Email your idea to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.
Danielle Ellis and Team Canada made it all the way to a medal match in seated volleyball at the Tokyo Paralympics. (Canadian Paralympic Committee photo)
Danielle Ellis and Team Canada made it all the way to a medal match in seated volleyball at the Tokyo Paralympics. (Canadian Paralympic Committee photo)