Fort Langley

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LETTER: Grateful for the kindness of Fort Langley person

‘It is so heartwarming to know that there are still wonderful people in this world’ - victim of theft

  • May 17, 2020
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A visual rendering of Summerset Benefit concert, as it is planned for 2020. (Red Door Events)

Summerset music festival scheduled as drive-in benefit concert

A socially distant concert series August 28 to 30 will see proceeds go to struggling B.C. musicians

A visual rendering of Summerset Benefit concert, as it is planned for 2020. (Red Door Events)
Musicians perform at the 2019 Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival will go virtual for 2020

Organizers are asking for public opinion on what people would like to see in September

Musicians perform at the 2019 Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
The Fort Langley National Historic Site is a sprawling complex and a recreation of the original Hudson’s Bay fort in the area. (Black Press Media file photo)

Fort Langley: You can hear muskets roar at this historic site

The Fort Langley National Historic Site lets visitors see life from another era

The Fort Langley National Historic Site is a sprawling complex and a recreation of the original Hudson’s Bay fort in the area. (Black Press Media file photo)
Fort Langley: Canoe sports are a local tradition

Fort Langley: Canoe sports are a local tradition

Dragon boats, outrigger canoes, voyageurs and kayaks ply the mighty Fraser River

Fort Langley: Canoe sports are a local tradition
Katie and Jonathan Rempel of Rempel Mercantile started a trend when they decorated their Fort Langley store with encouraging messages (Facebook image)

VIDEO: Encouraging words and pictures adorn Fort Langley businesses

‘It’s good to know you’re not alone’

Katie and Jonathan Rempel of Rempel Mercantile started a trend when they decorated their Fort Langley store with encouraging messages (Facebook image)
Last year, Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival opened with a Mardi Gras-style parade around the farmer’s market. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival moves to September

A band lineup and a complete list of festival activities will be announced in June

Last year, Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival opened with a Mardi Gras-style parade around the farmer’s market. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
This note was found on a trail in Walnut Grove this week, moving one passerby to take a picture and share thanks. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Amid virus, Langley trail notes move reader

Expressing thanks for a kind gesture in a difficult time

  • Apr 2, 2020
This note was found on a trail in Walnut Grove this week, moving one passerby to take a picture and share thanks. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
River Road east of Fort Langley has reopened, after damage caused by a Jan. 31/Feb. 1 storm washed out a bank near 252nd Street. Two other roads remain closed due to damage. (Langley Advance Times files)

Cleanup in progress on flood-damaged Langley roads

Two of four sites of major damage are now re-opened

River Road east of Fort Langley has reopened, after damage caused by a Jan. 31/Feb. 1 storm washed out a bank near 252nd Street. Two other roads remain closed due to damage. (Langley Advance Times files)
Kwantlen First Nation opinions mixed on Township Councillor Eric Woodward land transfer

Kwantlen First Nation opinions mixed on Township Councillor Eric Woodward land transfer

Fern Gabriel, land advisory council member, said the proposal wasn’t brought to group

Kwantlen First Nation opinions mixed on Township Councillor Eric Woodward land transfer
A vacant house owned by Statewood Properties near Glover Road in Fort Langley. (Langley Advance files)

LETTER: Time for change in the village of Fort Langley

Proposed agreement between Kwantlen and developer write ‘exciting’ new future for Langley

  • Mar 15, 2020
A vacant house owned by Statewood Properties near Glover Road in Fort Langley. (Langley Advance files)
Mayor Jack Froese (seated) spoke with Coun. Eric Woodward before Woodward recused himself from discussion about demolition of properties in downtown Fort Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Demolitions possible for some vacant Fort Langley storefronts

The buildings are to be transferred to the Kwantlen First Nation in the near future

Mayor Jack Froese (seated) spoke with Coun. Eric Woodward before Woodward recused himself from discussion about demolition of properties in downtown Fort Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A Fort Langley mom started a rock hunt after she saw the positive impact it had on a community she was visiting during vacation. (Fort Langley Rocks/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A Fort Langley mom started a rock hunt after she saw the positive impact it had on a community she was visiting during vacation. (Fort Langley Rocks/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Eric Woodward’s boarded-up Fort buildings are currently covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)

Controversial Fort sites to become part of Kwantlen reserve

Eric Woodward’s foundation and companies are transferring the land

Eric Woodward’s boarded-up Fort buildings are currently covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)
Kwantlen production part of Fort Langley spring programming

Kwantlen production part of Fort Langley spring programming

Joseph Dandurand’s Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish comes to National Historic Site March 18 to 22

Kwantlen production part of Fort Langley spring programming
Giants player Bowen Byram has been named the WHL McSweeney’s Player of the Month for February (Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants defenceman Bowen Byram named player of the month

In February, he scored seven goals and added 17 assists for 24 points

Giants player Bowen Byram has been named the WHL McSweeney’s Player of the Month for February (Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)
Fort Langley resident Spencer Ferenbacher spent a month in quarantine, two weeks aboard a cruise ship, then two weeks at U.S. air force base (Spencer Ferenbacher/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fort Langley man finally freed from quarantine

Spencer Ferenbacher plans to celebrate at his favourite restaurant

Fort Langley resident Spencer Ferenbacher spent a month in quarantine, two weeks aboard a cruise ship, then two weeks at U.S. air force base (Spencer Ferenbacher/special to Langley Advance Times)
CONTEST: Centuries old sportswear to be modelled down the runway

CONTEST: Centuries old sportswear to be modelled down the runway

Langley Centennial Museum will hold vintage fashion shows on March 15

CONTEST: Centuries old sportswear to be modelled down the runway
Andy Schildhorn, president of the Fort Langley Community Association, wants to see big trucks like this one diverted around Fort Langley in the future. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley association tries to get trucks out of village

A petition calling on the Township to divert truck traffic gathered hundreds of signatures

Andy Schildhorn, president of the Fort Langley Community Association, wants to see big trucks like this one diverted around Fort Langley in the future. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Wikipedia image of the Diamond Princess, where Fort Langley resident Spencer Fehrenbacher was confined to a cabin after a Covid-19 outbreak.

Fort Langley man released from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Because Spencer Fehrenbacher has American citizenship, he was evacuated by the U.S.

Wikipedia image of the Diamond Princess, where Fort Langley resident Spencer Fehrenbacher was confined to a cabin after a Covid-19 outbreak.