Langley City

Allard Dental, 21183 88 Ave., is one of the festive local holiday displays for 2022. It is collecting toy and gift card donations for the Infinite Expansion Foundation toy drive. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s list of festive holiday displays is growing

Seen something cool? Is a neighbour all decked out? Send details of local displays worth a look

 

The community gathered for Remembrance Day services at Douglas Park on Nov. 11, 2022. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: ‘Official’ conflict or not, Langley veterans deserve recognition Nov. 11

Writer argues that Canadian man who fought with U.S. in Vietnam deserved to be honoured

  • Nov 21, 2022

 

Denise Decloux was captivated by the fall colours as they take over Sendall Gardens, a park on 50th Avenue in Langley City. “It’s most definitely a hidden gem – so peaceful and beautiful,” she shared. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

SHARE: Fall colours blanket Langley City’s Sendall Gardens

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  • Nov 19, 2022
Denise Decloux was captivated by the fall colours as they take over Sendall Gardens, a park on 50th Avenue in Langley City. “It’s most definitely a hidden gem – so peaceful and beautiful,” she shared. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Trudy DeVries recently captured a picture of a beaver frolicking in the waterlogged grass in the backyard of her Langley City townhouse. “This was the first time that I have seen a beaver crossing the yards,” she shared. “They have shown their handy work close by in the Nicomekl Floodplain, but have not been seen at work yet.” (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Nov 19, 2022
Trudy DeVries recently captured a picture of a beaver frolicking in the waterlogged grass in the backyard of her Langley City townhouse. “This was the first time that I have seen a beaver crossing the yards,” she shared. “They have shown their handy work close by in the Nicomekl Floodplain, but have not been seen at work yet.” (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A homeless person pushed a cart down a back alley in Langley City on Monday, Nov. 14. A new 10-point action plans aims to improve services for the homeless in Langley by improving coordination between the different agencies and levels of government, as well as closing gaps in services. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

A 10-point plan to tackle homelessness in Langley has support from all three levels of government

Haven’t seen this much ‘buy-in’ before, says chair of Langley Housing and Homelessness Action Table

A homeless person pushed a cart down a back alley in Langley City on Monday, Nov. 14. A new 10-point action plans aims to improve services for the homeless in Langley by improving coordination between the different agencies and levels of government, as well as closing gaps in services. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The annual Christmas lights display at 19646 49th Ave. was a sight to behold during Christmas 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley list of Christmas light displays starting for 2022 season

Send in details of local holidays displays worth a look

The annual Christmas lights display at 19646 49th Ave. was a sight to behold during Christmas 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Just over 100 participants brought new, unwrapped toys to the 39th annual Kruise For Kids toy drive on Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University parking lot in Langley City. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

A rain-soaked Kruise For Kids collects toys for needy families

Langley event reports drop in toy contributions, but cash donations are up

Just over 100 participants brought new, unwrapped toys to the 39th annual Kruise For Kids toy drive on Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University parking lot in Langley City. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Veterans, scouts, RCMP, military personnel, and hundreds honoured war dead and Canada’s veterans at an in-person ceremony at Langley City’s Douglas Park. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Veterans, scouts, RCMP, military personnel, and hundreds honoured war dead and Canada’s veterans at an in-person ceremony at Langley City’s Douglas Park. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Bugler Brian Parkinson played the <em>Last Pos</em>t at the Murrayville Remembrance Day ceremony in 2021. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley home to several Remembrance Day services

Here’s details on the services in Aldergrove, Murrayville, Fort Langley, Langley City and east Surrey

  • Nov 11, 2022
Bugler Brian Parkinson played the <em>Last Pos</em>t at the Murrayville Remembrance Day ceremony in 2021. (Langley Advance Times files)
A veteran posed for a picture by the Langley City cenotaph at the 2019 Remembrance Day service. This year, the in-person ceremony will return. (Langley Advance Times file)
A veteran posed for a picture by the Langley City cenotaph at the 2019 Remembrance Day service. This year, the in-person ceremony will return. (Langley Advance Times file)
Cobra Electric’s Doug Grande and team rehung a series of Remembrance Day banners in front of the Fort Langley National Historic Site, and were moved to Google each veteran’s name to learn more about their sacrifices. (Richard Jewer/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Banners help localize significance of Remembrance Day

Pictorial tributes raised in Langley City and Fort Langley ahead of Nov. 11 services

Cobra Electric’s Doug Grande and team rehung a series of Remembrance Day banners in front of the Fort Langley National Historic Site, and were moved to Google each veteran’s name to learn more about their sacrifices. (Richard Jewer/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Following the swearing in of council members on Monday, Nov. 7, Langley City Mayor Nathan Pachal began his term by obtaining unanimous approval for a return to in-person meetings. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Following the swearing in of council members on Monday, Nov. 7, Langley City Mayor Nathan Pachal began his term by obtaining unanimous approval for a return to in-person meetings. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township’s new mayor, Eric Woodward, and Langley City’s new mayor, Nathan Pachal, along with their councils will be sworn in on Monday. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

OUR VIEW: Welcome to Langley’s new leaders!

Now the hard work begins for civic officials elected on Oct. 15

Langley Township’s new mayor, Eric Woodward, and Langley City’s new mayor, Nathan Pachal, along with their councils will be sworn in on Monday. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
As per WorkSafe BC’s new legislation only trained flag persons can do the traffic control job. Langley City’s Magic of Christmas committee, which relied on volunteers to help with traffic control would have to hire paid staff for the annual parade. Members and council “unanimously” decided to cancel the parade, and hold two-day festival instead. (file photo)

New WorkSafe BC regulation made annual X-mas parade ‘out of budget’

‘We have volunteers but we can’t use them,’ says committee member

As per WorkSafe BC’s new legislation only trained flag persons can do the traffic control job. Langley City’s Magic of Christmas committee, which relied on volunteers to help with traffic control would have to hire paid staff for the annual parade. Members and council “unanimously” decided to cancel the parade, and hold two-day festival instead. (file photo)
Architect’s drawing of the renovated Red Robin that will house a King Taps restaurant at 200th and the Bypass in Langley City, as approved by Langley City Council on Monday, Oct. 24. (Langley City report)

A renovated Red Robin will become a King Taps restaurant in Langley City

As approved by council, will have more green space, and improved pedestrian access

Architect’s drawing of the renovated Red Robin that will house a King Taps restaurant at 200th and the Bypass in Langley City, as approved by Langley City Council on Monday, Oct. 24. (Langley City report)
Langley City council wants a return to an all-Langley federal riding that includes both the City and Township. (Langley Advance Times file)

Bring back an all-Langley riding, City council demands

City submission argues for a return to a single riding that includes City and Township

Langley City council wants a return to an all-Langley federal riding that includes both the City and Township. (Langley Advance Times file)
Councillors Gayle Martin and Rudy Storteboom appeared at their final Langley City council meeting on Monday, Oct. 24. (file)

VIDEO: Last meeting for two Langley City councillors

Gayle Martin and Rudy Storteboom said it’s been a ‘pleasure’ to serve

Councillors Gayle Martin and Rudy Storteboom appeared at their final Langley City council meeting on Monday, Oct. 24. (file)
The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)

New school enrolment in Langley shatters records

About 1,100 new students have arrived in the district this fall

The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley elections may be over but residents should stay active in the community

Lots of community groups and charities would welcome helpers

  • Oct 24, 2022
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Black Press Media files)