Fort Langley

For a second year in a row, Fort Langley National Historic Site’s celebration of all things British Columbia is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Aldergrove Star files)

COVID-19 pandemic curtails celebration of B.C. history

Fort Langley National Historic Site will not hold Brigade Days for second year in a row

 

Tim and the Glory Boys to headline 2021 Summerset Music and Arts Festival in Fort Langley. (Special to The Star)

Summerset Music & Arts Festival announces performer line up for Fort Langley concert

Tim and The Glory Boys, Tyler Joe Miller, and Daniel Wesley to perform Aug. 27 to 29

 

The only outdoor pool in North Langley is closed. The Township has decided to replace the Fort Langley Pool with a spray park (Google Maps grab)

LETTER: Fort Langley residents want a pool, not a spray park

Letter writer wonders why Township sought public input only to ignore majority’s wishes

  • Jul 10, 2021

 

Langley RCMP say they've had a significant number of local child pornography investigations recently.

Investigation into Seyem’ businesses sparked by claim of $4 million fraud

An allegation of millions missing led to an 11-month investigation

Langley RCMP say they've had a significant number of local child pornography investigations recently.
Khim Hipol’s digital photo taken in 2019 – pre-COVID – is one of the images on exhibit at Fort Gallery. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Art show turns spotlight on changes at home

Fort Gallery launches its annual juried show July 8 with 20 artists participating

Khim Hipol’s digital photo taken in 2019 – pre-COVID – is one of the images on exhibit at Fort Gallery. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Derby Reach Regional Park on the Fraser River. (Langley Advance Times files)

Biologist gives talk and tour on fish in Derby Reach Park

An expert on local endangered fish is talking about wildlife and the environment

Derby Reach Regional Park on the Fraser River. (Langley Advance Times files)
Painting of a Chickadee is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s online artist choice exhibition. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Artist Group picks their favourites

Artist’s choice gallery is online now until July 31 with works up for sale

Painting of a Chickadee is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s online artist choice exhibition. (Special to The Star)
The Fort Langley Pool in 2017. It was last used in 2019. (Langley Advance Times files)

Closed Fort Langley pool to become spray park

Council will consider other future pool plans in the long term

The Fort Langley Pool in 2017. It was last used in 2019. (Langley Advance Times files)
A young swimmer takes a dives at the Fort Langley outdoor pool in 2017. (Langley Advance Times file)

LETTER: Please consider restoring or replacing Fort Langley pool

Area resident expresses disappointment with Township council’s choices

  • Jun 29, 2021
A young swimmer takes a dives at the Fort Langley outdoor pool in 2017. (Langley Advance Times file)
Participants in the Valley GranFondo wait for the starting signal in 2019. The event, which had to be called off because of the pandemic, is tentatively set to resume in 2022. (Langley Advance Times file)
Participants in the Valley GranFondo wait for the starting signal in 2019. The event, which had to be called off because of the pandemic, is tentatively set to resume in 2022. (Langley Advance Times file)
Shannon Todd Booth, the Langley Hospice Society communication and funds manager, with some of the ceramic hearts on sale at Saturday’s fundraiser at the Fort Langley Community Hall. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

First in-person fundraiser by Langley Hospice Society a success

For society volunteers and members of the Fraser Valley Potters Guild, it was a good day

Shannon Todd Booth, the Langley Hospice Society communication and funds manager, with some of the ceramic hearts on sale at Saturday’s fundraiser at the Fort Langley Community Hall. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A video by Fort Langley resident Richard Donison captured the moment on May 24 when an errant log boom knocked down a bird habitat the end of Brae Island at Tavistock point. (Richard Donison/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: The moment when a log boom destroyed a Langley bird habitat

Fort Langley resident says it happened ‘very, very slowly’

A video by Fort Langley resident Richard Donison captured the moment on May 24 when an errant log boom knocked down a bird habitat the end of Brae Island at Tavistock point. (Richard Donison/special to Langley Advance Times)
Bryan Miller of Your Local Community chats with volunteer Pam Arthur during a four-hour community cleanup that collected 400 lbs. of trash on Saturday, June 12. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

In four hours, 400 lbs. of litter collected in Fort Langley community cleanup

Fifty volunteers, many of them kids, took part in Your Local Community event on Saturday

Bryan Miller of Your Local Community chats with volunteer Pam Arthur during a four-hour community cleanup that collected 400 lbs. of trash on Saturday, June 12. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival at the Chief Sepass Theatre. (Aldergrove Star files)

Headliners announced for September’s Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival

Festival to host in-person audiences for free outdoor shows on Sept 4 among other themed concerts

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival at the Chief Sepass Theatre. (Aldergrove Star files)
Some trails and park areas along the Fraser River in Langley are closed this week as the Fraser River rises. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Some trails and park areas along the Fraser River in Langley are closed this week as the Fraser River rises. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Aman Johal interpreter at the National Historic Site in Fort Langley earned an Inspiration Award for his work. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley interpreter and Alder Grove heritage president recipients of inspiration award

B.C. Historical Federation gave awards through recent virtual conference

Aman Johal interpreter at the National Historic Site in Fort Langley earned an Inspiration Award for his work. (Special to The Star)
Bryan Miller didn’t have look very hard to find recent examples of graffiti near the Township of Langley civic building where council meets. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley clean-up event will target trash, graffiti

Vandals forced historic CN Rail stations to close off access to heritage rail cars, organizer says

Bryan Miller didn’t have look very hard to find recent examples of graffiti near the Township of Langley civic building where council meets. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Lou Fasullo recently snapped this shot from the junction of Rawlison Crescent and 232nd Street, near Fort Langley, where the crops are being irrigated against a beautifully scenic backdrop. “I thought this captured the essence of Fort Langley, the ruggedness of the mountains, and the bread basket of the Valley,” he said in sharing the image. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

SHARE: Seen as the bread basket of the Valley

Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, and it could be featured in a future edition

  • Jun 6, 2021
Lou Fasullo recently snapped this shot from the junction of Rawlison Crescent and 232nd Street, near Fort Langley, where the crops are being irrigated against a beautifully scenic backdrop. “I thought this captured the essence of Fort Langley, the ruggedness of the mountains, and the bread basket of the Valley,” he said in sharing the image. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fort Gallery presents Langley artist Sora Park and her show called To Glide, To Say Bye until July 4. (Special to Langley Advance Times
Fort Gallery presents Langley artist Sora Park and her show called To Glide, To Say Bye until July 4. (Special to Langley Advance Times
Jodi Proznick (right) and Kristian Alexandrov lead a jazz workshop. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Full-day workshop for students concludes this year’s jazz fest

Fort Langley’s Jazz & Arts Festival concludes with day-long educational session at Chief Sepass Theatre

  • Jun 2, 2021
Jodi Proznick (right) and Kristian Alexandrov lead a jazz workshop. (Special to Langley Advance Times)