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Dr. Adrian Walton is careful about who he sells the drug ivermectin, a livestock dewormer which is not a proven COVID-19 treatment. (Facebook/Dewdney Animal Hospital)

Lower Mainland anti-vaxxers looking for livestock dewormer

Maple Ridge vet warns animal medicine could be dangerous for humans

Dr. Adrian Walton is careful about who he sells the drug ivermectin, a livestock dewormer which is not a proven COVID-19 treatment. (Facebook/Dewdney Animal Hospital)
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. She was wearing clothing seen in this undated photo. (Langley RCMP)

Trina Hunt’s family helps with search of missing Langley woman

Naomi Onotera, 40, was last seen the night of Aug. 28

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. She was wearing clothing seen in this undated photo. (Langley RCMP)
Langley RCMP are investigating a threatening letter sent to the Langley Islamic Centre. (Black Press Media files)
Langley RCMP are investigating a threatening letter sent to the Langley Islamic Centre. (Black Press Media files)
A seven-year-old has written to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside asking for more safety measures in schools for younger kids who cannot be vaccinated. (Tweet)

7-year-old Langley boy pens letter to education minister begging for more safety measures

Mom of letter writer concerned about risk to kids when school resumes

A seven-year-old has written to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside asking for more safety measures in schools for younger kids who cannot be vaccinated. (Tweet)
In March, Patricia Victor offered prayer songs in Halq’eméylem, the language of the Stó:lō people at Trinity Western University in Langley. On Monday, March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, TWU opened an outdoor story walk created by Victor. (file)

Trinity Western University in Langley will close classes for a day to focus on Indigenous issues

Day will be devoted to First Nations culture and the history of residential schools

In March, Patricia Victor offered prayer songs in Halq’eméylem, the language of the Stó:lō people at Trinity Western University in Langley. On Monday, March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, TWU opened an outdoor story walk created by Victor. (file)
Work on the inside of the new Tennis Centre in Langley was underway in April. (file)
Work on the inside of the new Tennis Centre in Langley was underway in April. (file)
A firefighter at the former Best Value Inn on Glover Road on Monday, Aug. 30. Although there was no fire, an alarm at the site led to one person being taken into custody by the Langley RCMP. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fire alarm at Langley housing site leads to arrest

Crews found no fire but RCMP took one person into custody

A firefighter at the former Best Value Inn on Glover Road on Monday, Aug. 30. Although there was no fire, an alarm at the site led to one person being taken into custody by the Langley RCMP. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP were searching for Langley City resident Naomi Onotera in the area of 200th Street and 50th Avenue Monday morning, Aug. 30. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

Search underway for missing Langley City woman

Naomi Onotera, 40, was last seen the night of Aug. 28

Langley RCMP were searching for Langley City resident Naomi Onotera in the area of 200th Street and 50th Avenue Monday morning, Aug. 30. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Noni Hartvikson training her farm in South Langley. Riding for Canada, Hartvikson helped boost the team into the top-10 at the Paralympics in Tokyo. (Courtney Palleson/special to Langley Advance Times)
Noni Hartvikson training her farm in South Langley. Riding for Canada, Hartvikson helped boost the team into the top-10 at the Paralympics in Tokyo. (Courtney Palleson/special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley City firefighters were on scene at an industrial area in Langley City early Monday morning, Aug. 30, 2021. There was a report of an explosion followed by black smoke billowing from the scrapyard located at 5771 Production Way. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Crews called to scrapyard fire in Langley City after report of an explosion

Blaze reported at Production Way, near Fraser Highway and Langley Bypass

Langley City firefighters were on scene at an industrial area in Langley City early Monday morning, Aug. 30, 2021. There was a report of an explosion followed by black smoke billowing from the scrapyard located at 5771 Production Way. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Citing lack of time and catching COVID-19, Libertarian Party of Canada candidate Alex Joehl has withdrawn from the Langley-Aldergrove race. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Perennial candidate Alex Joehl pulls out of Langley-Aldergrove race

Libertarian Party member cites lack of time and catching COVID-19

Citing lack of time and catching COVID-19, Libertarian Party of Canada candidate Alex Joehl has withdrawn from the Langley-Aldergrove race. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Canada defeated Italy 3-1 (25-16, 25-14, 15-25, 25-18) to even their record at 1-1 in sitting volleyball on Saunday, Aug. 29 at the Tokyo Paralympics. (World ParaVolley/special to Langley Advance Times)
Canada defeated Italy 3-1 (25-16, 25-14, 15-25, 25-18) to even their record at 1-1 in sitting volleyball on Saunday, Aug. 29 at the Tokyo Paralympics. (World ParaVolley/special to Langley Advance Times)
Murrayville resident Traci Letts was one of the people who applied chalk outlines outside Langley Township on Saturday, Aug, 28, to raise awareness about the overdose death toll in B.C. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Murrayville resident Traci Letts was one of the people who applied chalk outlines outside Langley Township on Saturday, Aug, 28, to raise awareness about the overdose death toll in B.C. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Do you have a question you’d like to see put to the Langley school trustees? Email your idea to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.

AT YOUR SERVICE: Trustees discuss plans to help student learning hobbled by COVID

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 school trustees? Email your idea to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.
A performer from Circus Lab demonstrated some daring maneuvers. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: ‘Drive-up’ version of Aldergrove Fair a hit this weekend

Families drove through the fairgrounds, stopping at attractions

A performer from Circus Lab demonstrated some daring maneuvers. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley City has posted notice of paving work from Sunday, Aug. 29 to Thursday, Sept. 2. (Langley City graphic)

Langley City plans overnight paving of busy roadway

A section of 200th Street will be milled and repaved starting Sunday

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Langley City has posted notice of paving work from Sunday, Aug. 29 to Thursday, Sept. 2. (Langley City graphic)
Geographic distribution of COVID-19 by local heath area from Aug. 15 to 21, 2021. (BC CDC)

MAP: COVID-19 weekly case rate in Langley increases, again

From the week of Aug. 15 to 21 Langley recorded another 109 cases, BC CDC data shows

Geographic distribution of COVID-19 by local heath area from Aug. 15 to 21, 2021. (BC CDC)
Ground breaking on hospital foundation seniors housing project was in Murrayville on Aug. 24, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Ground breaking on hospital foundation seniors housing project was in Murrayville on Aug. 24, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Green candidate Kaija Farstad is running for a second time in the riding of Langley-Aldergrove. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Green candidate Kaija Farstad is running for a second time in the riding of Langley-Aldergrove. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
File photo of a train in Langley. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Pedestrian sent to hospital after being struck, dragged by train in Langley

Crews called to two train incidents Thursday – pedestrian struck and fire

File photo of a train in Langley. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)