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There was a record number of vendors (150) and visitors (40,000 to 50,000) at the Arts Alive festival in Langley City on Saturday, Aug. 20. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A record-setting Arts Alive is welcomed back to Langley City

For the first time ever, there was a wait list for vendors

There was a record number of vendors (150) and visitors (40,000 to 50,000) at the Arts Alive festival in Langley City on Saturday, Aug. 20. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Victor Smith said it was a “privilege” to restore the iconic Pete Ryan statues in Langley City. On Wednesday, Aug. 17, he started working on the two Ryan statues of a fur trader and First Nations chief at Innes Corners. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Victor Smith said it was a “privilege” to restore the iconic Pete Ryan statues in Langley City. On Wednesday, Aug. 17, he started working on the two Ryan statues of a fur trader and First Nations chief at Innes Corners. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Misty Van Popta will be running for Township of Langley Council on the Contract With Langley slate with councillor and mayoral candidate Eric Woodward in the upcoming Oct. 15 municipal election. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Misty Van Popta announces bid for Township council

Will run as part of Contract With Langley slate

  • Aug 21, 2022
Misty Van Popta will be running for Township of Langley Council on the Contract With Langley slate with councillor and mayoral candidate Eric Woodward in the upcoming Oct. 15 municipal election. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Do you have a question you’d like to see put to the Langley MLAs? Email your idea to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.

AT YOUR SERVICE: Opposition MLAs critical of NDP’s affordable housing record

Question-and-answer feature calls 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.
Condos under construction in Langley in August, 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Township sees sudden burst of development approvals

Developers rushed to get projects approved before the election

Condos under construction in Langley in August, 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)
Multiple BC residents have been forced to wait over an hour for an ambulance in the past year due to paramedic shortages. (The News)

Lower Mainland paramedics warn ambulance service critically understaffed

On Aug. 20 there were no ambulances staffed in Maple Ridge

Multiple BC residents have been forced to wait over an hour for an ambulance in the past year due to paramedic shortages. (The News)
A 40-year-old driver died at the scene of a crash at 192nd Street and the Langley Bypass just before midnight Friday, Aug. 19 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fatal two-car crash closes Langley Bypass in east Surrey overnight

Surrey RCMP would like to hear from anyone in the area of 192nd Street and the bypass late Friday

A 40-year-old driver died at the scene of a crash at 192nd Street and the Langley Bypass just before midnight Friday, Aug. 19 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Teresa Townsley, owner of Festina Lente winery, is running for Langley Township council. (Teresa Townsley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley winery owner announces run for Township council seat

Teresa Townsley is a former Delta school board trustee

Teresa Townsley, owner of Festina Lente winery, is running for Langley Township council. (Teresa Townsley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
200th Street is closed from 72nd to 80th Avenues, a full mile, due to a gas leak in the 7700 block. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Gas leak closes Langley’s 200th Street Friday afternoon

Traffic halted Friday, Aug. 19 and not expected to start again until evening

200th Street is closed from 72nd to 80th Avenues, a full mile, due to a gas leak in the 7700 block. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
A wolf cub called Tempest has been found and is back with its pack. (GVZoo)
A wolf cub called Tempest has been found and is back with its pack. (GVZoo)
Greater Vancouver Zoo online image of grey wolf. The zoo website reports they have nine adults and six cubs. (Greater Vancouver Zoo)

One wolf found dead, one missing after break in at zoo in Langley

Young wolf Tempest still missing, Chia found dead by road

Greater Vancouver Zoo online image of grey wolf. The zoo website reports they have nine adults and six cubs. (Greater Vancouver Zoo)
A woman who allegedly stole shoes, clothing, and a purse from the Otter Co-op. (Langley RCMP)
A woman who allegedly stole shoes, clothing, and a purse from the Otter Co-op. (Langley RCMP)
Joel Neufeld and Holly Dickson will be running for the Langley school board as part of the ‘Contract With Langley’ slate. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Joel Neufeld and Holly Dickson announced run for Langley school board

Will be part of ‘Contract With Langley’ slate of candidates

  • Aug 17, 2022
Joel Neufeld and Holly Dickson will be running for the Langley school board as part of the ‘Contract With Langley’ slate. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Greater Vancouver Zoo online image of grey wolf. The zoo website reports they have nine adults and six cubs. (Greater Vancouver Zoo)

Fence on wolf enclosure ‘deliberately damaged’ at Aldergrove zoo

RCMP confirm investigation ongoing after Greater Vancouver Zoo wolf escape

Greater Vancouver Zoo online image of grey wolf. The zoo website reports they have nine adults and six cubs. (Greater Vancouver Zoo)
Environment Canada and local medical health officers are warning the heatwave can put anyone in danger, and are advising the public to take precautions. (Shutterstock)

Environment Canada: Heatwave to bring inland temperatures up to 35 C today

Hottest time of the day will be late afternoon to early evening

Environment Canada and local medical health officers are warning the heatwave can put anyone in danger, and are advising the public to take precautions. (Shutterstock)
Aidan Smaaslet, 6, from Brookswood was enjoying his ribs at the Langley RibFest on Sunday, Aug. 14. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley RibFest 50-50 draw raises record $285,000

First Rotary-organized fundraiser since 2019 draws crowds

Aidan Smaaslet, 6, from Brookswood was enjoying his ribs at the Langley RibFest on Sunday, Aug. 14. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP are asking for witnesses in a recent non-fatal hit and run on 203rd Street and Fraser Highway. (Black Press Media files)

SUV clips mobility scooter rider in Langley hit and run

Police are asking for dashcam footage or witnesses who can help

Langley RCMP are asking for witnesses in a recent non-fatal hit and run on 203rd Street and Fraser Highway. (Black Press Media files)
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Arrests made in violent home invasion in Willoughby

Two Surrey men identified as suspects

  • Aug 16, 2022
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Greater Vancouver Zoo image of grey wolf.

Wolves escape from Aldergrove’s Greater Vancouver Zoo, one still at large

BC Conservation, RCMP were on scene after escape Tuesday morning

Greater Vancouver Zoo image of grey wolf.
Members of the Aldergrove Secondary hairdressing program volunteer to help fill the Starfish backpacks. (Starfish backpack program/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Members of the Aldergrove Secondary hairdressing program volunteer to help fill the Starfish backpacks. (Starfish backpack program/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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