Fraser Valley

Orange cake recipe that survived the Holocaust was turned into cupcakes for the Nov. 23 event, A Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor, at UFV Abbotsford. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Holocaust survivor’s recipe for orange cake in high demand in Chilliwack and beyond

The recipe came from Alex Buckman’s aunt Rebecca who survived Ravensbrück concentration camp

 

UFV History instructor Sebastian Huebel with BeNanna Bakery owner Travis Neels. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Holocaust survivor’s orange cake recipe made into cupcakes at B.C. bakery

‘There are the survivors, and memories we need to keep alive. So it’s more than a simple cupcake!’

 

RCMP staging behind equipment on the Coquihalla, Nov. 23. (Contributed)

Coquihalla open in both directions following police incident, investigation continues

RCMP are to release more information on Thursday

 

Samantha St-Onge is a recipient of LSAF’s new grant program, to plant bee forage flowers. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s agri enthusiasts bring new solutions to make farming more sustainable

Researchers to demonstrate their projects in a community event

Samantha St-Onge is a recipient of LSAF’s new grant program, to plant bee forage flowers. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Debris from receding flood waters is pictured along a road as heavy rains form an atmospheric river continue in Abbotsford, B.C., Nov. 30, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Flood mitigation crucial to preventing future disasters: Senate report on B.C.’s 2021 floods

Future flood damages could be 10-times worse, one witness testified

Debris from receding flood waters is pictured along a road as heavy rains form an atmospheric river continue in Abbotsford, B.C., Nov. 30, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Alice

Young Langley entrepreneur taps into free business resources to launch sweet new enterprise

When Langley’s Alice Grey was planning the launch of her healthy, hand-crafted…

  • Oct 24, 2022
Alice
Kelly Sears, president of the Waceya Metis Society, is using many avenues to let people in Langley/Aldergrove and White Rock learn about the Metis history and culture. She stood outside the society office in Cloverdale, which is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Frank Bucholtz/Special to Black Press Media)

Helping raise awareness of Metis

Waceya society suspects there are likely thousands of Metis people in Langley and White Rock

  • Oct 16, 2022
Kelly Sears, president of the Waceya Metis Society, is using many avenues to let people in Langley/Aldergrove and White Rock learn about the Metis history and culture. She stood outside the society office in Cloverdale, which is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Frank Bucholtz/Special to Black Press Media)
The University of the Fraser Valley Open House is an informative fun-filled day on Oct. 22 at the Abbotsford campus.

Explore educational opportunities to transform your mind

Are you a high school student in Grade 11 or 12 who…

  • Oct 10, 2022
The University of the Fraser Valley Open House is an informative fun-filled day on Oct. 22 at the Abbotsford campus.
At Ageless Living the goal is not only to increase longevity, but also quality of life, allowing you to live your life to the fullest,

Turn back the clock with collaborative care solutions

Local team of medical professionals provides leading-edge treatments

  • Oct 10, 2022
At Ageless Living the goal is not only to increase longevity, but also quality of life, allowing you to live your life to the fullest,
(Black Press Media Creative)

Air-quality advisory continues due to wafting smoke across Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland

‘Clearing trend expected to start near B.C. coast and move inland,’ said AQ advisory of Sept. 12

(Black Press Media Creative)
Leah Kim, five, and Irene Kim, seven, posed with Sofi, a rescued owl brought to the event by OWL Orphaned Wildlife - a non-profit society dedicated to the survival of raptors. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Brand new event about environment and animals comes to Langley

Once Upon a Field replaced the 40-year-old Country Celebration event

Leah Kim, five, and Irene Kim, seven, posed with Sofi, a rescued owl brought to the event by OWL Orphaned Wildlife - a non-profit society dedicated to the survival of raptors. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
The Flood Falls Trail wildfire near Hope, B.C. is contributing to an air quality advisory throughout the Lower Mainland Sept. 11. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)

Smoky skies across Lower Mainland as blazes grow in Hope, Manning Park

Air quality advisory in effect for Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver

The Flood Falls Trail wildfire near Hope, B.C. is contributing to an air quality advisory throughout the Lower Mainland Sept. 11. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)
The Fraser Valley Comic and Collectible Show returns on Sunday, Sept. 11. (Instagram photo)

Fraser Valley Comic and Collectible Show returns on Sept. 11

Event returns to Abbotsford’s Matsqui Hall for fourth edition

The Fraser Valley Comic and Collectible Show returns on Sunday, Sept. 11. (Instagram photo)
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)
CEBL has awarded the 2023 Championship Weekend to the Fraser Valley Bandits. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

2023 Championship Weekend will be hosted by the Bandits at LEC

‘Biggest party in Canadian basketball coming to B.C.’

  • Aug 11, 2022
CEBL has awarded the 2023 Championship Weekend to the Fraser Valley Bandits. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Single family home prices in the Fraser Valley over the past 20 years have gone up sharply, but are now in steep decline from a peak of almost $2 million just months ago. (Fraser Valley Real Estate Board)

Home prices for Langley housing down sharply from peak just months ago

Local realtor estimates average house going for $300,000 less than in the spring

Single family home prices in the Fraser Valley over the past 20 years have gone up sharply, but are now in steep decline from a peak of almost $2 million just months ago. (Fraser Valley Real Estate Board)
Environment Canada issues an air quality advisory for the Lower Mainland July 27. It’s expected to last until July 31. (Black Press Media file photo)

Smoke, pollution trigger air quality advisory in Lower Mainland

High concentrations of ground-level ozone, wildfire smoke expected to persist until Sunday

Environment Canada issues an air quality advisory for the Lower Mainland July 27. It’s expected to last until July 31. (Black Press Media file photo)
Alex Campbell of Fraser Valley Bandits hitting a three. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Bandits beat River Lions 95-86

They won their second straight game

Alex Campbell of Fraser Valley Bandits hitting a three. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dave Proctor ran across Canada in 68 days to beat the record for the fastest cross-country run. On Wednesday, July 20, he passed through Aldergrove. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Record-breaking cross-Canada run passes through Langley, Fraser Valley

Dave Proctor wrapped up his run on Thursday, July 21

Dave Proctor ran across Canada in 68 days to beat the record for the fastest cross-country run. On Wednesday, July 20, he passed through Aldergrove. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix speaking at the May 13, 2022 opening of the new Primary Care Centre in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Brand new B.C. primary care centre can’t find doctors to staff it

The clinic opened in May, but the province and Fraser Health can’t find people to work there

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix speaking at the May 13, 2022 opening of the new Primary Care Centre in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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