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Riders from motorcycle clubs across Canada attended the Langley service for the president of the Haney chapter of the Hells Angels, Mike Hadden. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Riders from motorcycle clubs across Canada attended the Langley service for the president of the Haney chapter of the Hells Angels, Mike Hadden. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley is seeing higher rates of coronavirus transmission than Surrey, Abbotsford, or Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (BCCDC)
Langley is seeing higher rates of coronavirus transmission than Surrey, Abbotsford, or Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (BCCDC)
Trans-Canada Highway, seen here at the 216th Street interchange in Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)
Trans-Canada Highway, seen here at the 216th Street interchange in Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)
‘Magic mushrooms’ are a source of psilocybin, a psychedelic drug being tested for therapeutic use. (Adastra)
‘Magic mushrooms’ are a source of psilocybin, a psychedelic drug being tested for therapeutic use. (Adastra)
RCMP file photo. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
RCMP file photo. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Expect traffic delays through Abbotsford as crews deal with both a fire and a rolled over car in two separate areas. (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Highway 1 closed in Abbotsford due to rollover

A flipped car has highway closed eastbound from Sumas to Whatcom exits

Expect traffic delays through Abbotsford as crews deal with both a fire and a rolled over car in two separate areas. (Google Maps)
Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley mother found not guilty of murder in seven-year-old daughter’s death

KerryAnn Lewis has been found not guilty after a trial that stretched more a year

Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)
A construction worker on a lift works on one of a series of condo buildings under construction on Langley’s 200th Street in June, 2021. Thousands of units of housing are under construction in Langley City and Township. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Number of houses for sale in Langley way down in August

Fewer people want to sell homes than are able to buy

A construction worker on a lift works on one of a series of condo buildings under construction on Langley’s 200th Street in June, 2021. Thousands of units of housing are under construction in Langley City and Township. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Jamie Purcell posted home surveillance footage of a large, muscular cat as it effortlessly clears the gate of Purcell’s home in the area of 240th Street and 55th Avenue around 6 p.m. on Aug. 29, 2021. (Jamie Purcell/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Homeowner not concerned after cougar spotted jumping gate of Langley home

Jamie Purcell shared the home surveillance footage on Aug. 29

Jamie Purcell posted home surveillance footage of a large, muscular cat as it effortlessly clears the gate of Purcell’s home in the area of 240th Street and 55th Avenue around 6 p.m. on Aug. 29, 2021. (Jamie Purcell/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Tanya Kerr, president of the Langley Teachers’ Association, has concerns about the 2021-22 school year and the safety measurse planned. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

No cohorts, masks return, Langley students face changes as they return to class

Local district is waiting for provincial approval to continue COVID-19 notification alerts

Tanya Kerr, president of the Langley Teachers’ Association, has concerns about the 2021-22 school year and the safety measurse planned. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Donna Gabriel Robins spoke at an event to mark the opening of Langley’s new elementary school, which is named after her. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Longtime Langley educator first Indigenous woman to have school named after her

Donna Gabriel Robins spoke of her family’s strength and support at the dedication

Donna Gabriel Robins spoke at an event to mark the opening of Langley’s new elementary school, which is named after her. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Naomi Onotera was last seen leaving her residence in the area of 200th Street and 50th Avenue in Langley City in the evening of Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (RCMP photo)

RCMP chopper searches Nicomekl floodplains for missing Langley woman

Naomi Onotera is known to go for walks at the Nicomekl park, police say

Naomi Onotera was last seen leaving her residence in the area of 200th Street and 50th Avenue in Langley City in the evening of Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (RCMP photo)
Naomi Onotera was last seen leaving her residence in the area of 200th Street and 50th Avenue in Langley City in the evening of Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (RCMP photo)

RCMP chopper searches Nicomekl floodplains for missing Langley woman

Naomi Onotera is known to go for walks at the Nicomekl park, police say

Naomi Onotera was last seen leaving her residence in the area of 200th Street and 50th Avenue in Langley City in the evening of Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (RCMP photo)
One of the 66 dogs rescued from a Langley puppy mill, Connie, after her adoption. One of the two accused linked to the puppy mill skipped her court dates and is now wanted by police. (Langley Advance Times files)
One of the 66 dogs rescued from a Langley puppy mill, Connie, after her adoption. One of the two accused linked to the puppy mill skipped her court dates and is now wanted by police. (Langley Advance Times files)
Five candidates are in the running for the Northwest Territories Member of Parliament position in the Sept. 20 federal election. Two forums are scheduled in the coming weeks. 
photo courtesy of Elections Canada

Candidates confirmed in Langley area federal ridings

Five candidates will run in Langley-Aldergrove, four in Cloverdale-Langley City

Five candidates are in the running for the Northwest Territories Member of Parliament position in the Sept. 20 federal election. Two forums are scheduled in the coming weeks. 
photo courtesy of Elections Canada
An image of the new ER at Langley Memorial Hospital, which opened in May. (Langley Advance Times file)
An image of the new ER at Langley Memorial Hospital, which opened in May. (Langley Advance Times file)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo)
Langley residents Tatiana Tomljanovic, Taylor Mitchell, Antonella Mitchell, Christie Jackson, Stacy Larson, Rebecca Smigel, and Robyn Robertson were just some of the roughly 60 people who searched Brydon Lagoon on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 for any leads into the whereabouts of Naomi Onotera, who was last seen Aug. 28, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Langley residents Tatiana Tomljanovic, Taylor Mitchell, Antonella Mitchell, Christie Jackson, Stacy Larson, Rebecca Smigel, and Robyn Robertson were just some of the roughly 60 people who searched Brydon Lagoon on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 for any leads into the whereabouts of Naomi Onotera, who was last seen Aug. 28, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Firefighters and other emergency responders were on scene Wednesday afternoon when a small plane crashed at the Langley Regional Airport. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Small plane crashes on takeoff at Langley Airport

Several firefighters dispatched to crash scene

Firefighters and other emergency responders were on scene Wednesday afternoon when a small plane crashed at the Langley Regional Airport. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, speaks during a stop on his Mad Max Summer 2021 Pre-Election Tour at Yarrow Pioneer Park on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Maxime Bernier making campaign stop in Abbotsford with Fraser Valley hopefuls

Public event will feature six People’s Party of Canada candidates in federal election

Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, speaks during a stop on his Mad Max Summer 2021 Pre-Election Tour at Yarrow Pioneer Park on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)