Langley Township

Gayle Hallgren is concerned about how a proposed cannabis shop will change Fort Langley. (Hallgren photo)

LETTER: Cannabis shops will harm Fort Langley’s charm

A local letter writer questions why the village needs a pot shop

  • Nov 24, 2020

 

Fort Langley’s proposed new truck route is outlined in red. It would move most truck traffic around the village of Fort Langley. (Langley Township Engineering/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley truck route plans to be decided in 2021

Township council will decide on the project during the budget process next year

 

Around 50 Township firefighters responded to a barn fire in Aldergrove Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

50 Langley firefighters battle ‘challenging’ weekend blaze

Cause of the fire is under investigation

 

Fort Langley’s proposed new truck route is outlined in red. It would move most truck traffic around the village of Fort Langley. (Langley Township Engineering/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Truck routes could be removed from Fort Langley

The cost of the long-discussed changes are to be debated by council

Fort Langley’s proposed new truck route is outlined in red. It would move most truck traffic around the village of Fort Langley. (Langley Township Engineering/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Aldergrove Hotel circa 1950 (Alder Grove Heritage Society/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS & VIDEO: A look back at the Alder Inn

Aldergrove hotel opened in 1949, lasting through robberies, fires, and changes for seven decades

The Aldergrove Hotel circa 1950 (Alder Grove Heritage Society/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Nearly 50 businesses and organizations from Aldergrove showcased their unique “light-up” float or display in Aldergrove’s annual Christmas Light-Up parade in 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)

Santa Claus still set to arrive with Aldergrove Christmas Light-Up parade

Annual holiday event, with socially distant restrictions in place, will happen Saturday, Dec. 12

Nearly 50 businesses and organizations from Aldergrove showcased their unique “light-up” float or display in Aldergrove’s annual Christmas Light-Up parade in 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Langley Township Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Court case attempting to remove Langley Township mayor, councillors goes to first hearing

Case claims votes following campaign donations were conflict of interest

Langley Township Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)
Township firefighters battled a residential structure fire on 32nd Avenue near 204th Street on Sunday afternoon, May 10, 2020, around 5:30 p.m. (Langley Advance Times file)

WorkSafe BC investigating COVID outbreak at Langley Township fire department

Numbers continue to rise; union says 11 confirmed and 25 possible cases as of Wednesday

Township firefighters battled a residential structure fire on 32nd Avenue near 204th Street on Sunday afternoon, May 10, 2020, around 5:30 p.m. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Township firefighters were called to the scene of a residential blaze on 200 Street near 20 Avenue around 6 a.m. Sunday morning April 26, 2020 (Langley Advance Times file)

More Langley Township firefighters test positive for COVID-19

Ten have now tested positive, 24 are in self-isolation

Langley Township firefighters were called to the scene of a residential blaze on 200 Street near 20 Avenue around 6 a.m. Sunday morning April 26, 2020 (Langley Advance Times file)
Allard Crescent neighbours (left to right) Fred Berg, Robert Symington, Rob Kugel and Greg Drew, seen here on Sunday, July 26, 2020 outside Drew’s home, say increased traffic and more speeding has made the formerly quiet country lane an increased risk for accidents. They want traffic calming measures and police radar to slow vehicles down. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

A call for measures to control speeding on quiet Langley country lane fails to convince Township

Allard Crescent is popular with ‘high-end’ cars and motorcycles, residents claim

Allard Crescent neighbours (left to right) Fred Berg, Robert Symington, Rob Kugel and Greg Drew, seen here on Sunday, July 26, 2020 outside Drew’s home, say increased traffic and more speeding has made the formerly quiet country lane an increased risk for accidents. They want traffic calming measures and police radar to slow vehicles down. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township firefighters were called to the scene of a residential blaze on 200 Street near 20 Avenue around 6 a.m. Sunday morning April 26, 2020 (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Township firefighters were called to the scene of a residential blaze on 200 Street near 20 Avenue around 6 a.m. Sunday morning April 26, 2020 (Langley Advance Times file)
Bruce Banman is the new MLA for Abbotsford South, a riding that covers much of Aldergrove. (Black Press Media files).

Final election count changes little in Abbotsford South and West ridings

Liberals Bruce Banman and Mike de Jong won their ridings by more than 10 per cent of the vote

Bruce Banman is the new MLA for Abbotsford South, a riding that covers much of Aldergrove. (Black Press Media files).
LOSC swimmers have been working out at the Al Anderson pool in Langley City since that pool reopened and the Walnut Grove and W.C. Blair pools in Langley Township, where they usually train, stayed closed. (Langley Advance Times file)

Two pools to re-open in Langley Township by January

W.C. Blair and then Walnut Grove are both slated to welcome swim clubs

LOSC swimmers have been working out at the Al Anderson pool in Langley City since that pool reopened and the Walnut Grove and W.C. Blair pools in Langley Township, where they usually train, stayed closed. (Langley Advance Times file)
Arthur Thomas Johnston was a Langley shopkeeper who died in Europe in 1916. The special bronze plaque sent to his family after he war is known as a Dead Man’s Penny. (Langley Centennial Museum)

REMEMBRANCE DAY: ‘Dead Man’s Penny’ a reminder of Langley man’s First World War sacrifice

The Langley Centennial Museum collection includes two bronze plaques sent to families of war dead

Arthur Thomas Johnston was a Langley shopkeeper who died in Europe in 1916. The special bronze plaque sent to his family after he war is known as a Dead Man’s Penny. (Langley Centennial Museum)
Langley City Hall and Timms Community Centre. (Langley Advance Times files)

COVID money comes to Langley City and Township

Millions of dollars in federal funding is arriving

Langley City Hall and Timms Community Centre. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Township businesses are invited to take a brief online survey about the impact of COVID-19? (Township survey website)

Langley Township’s annual Business Walks go high tech

Unable to visit businesses in person, the Township checked in with local operations online

Langley Township businesses are invited to take a brief online survey about the impact of COVID-19? (Township survey website)
Cst. Phil Colter was named the new Langley RCMP officer in charge of the Aldergrove Community Policing Office (CPO) in June. While the office remains closed due to the pandemic, the officer will be handling community matters through the main detachment. On Tuesday, Nov. 3, the Township said the CPOs will stay closed at least until the new year. (Langley Advance Times/file)

Langley Community Police Offices won’t re-open until the new year

Township says services will continue to be provided through the main office

Cst. Phil Colter was named the new Langley RCMP officer in charge of the Aldergrove Community Policing Office (CPO) in June. While the office remains closed due to the pandemic, the officer will be handling community matters through the main detachment. On Tuesday, Nov. 3, the Township said the CPOs will stay closed at least until the new year. (Langley Advance Times/file)
Riverside public washrooms in Fort Langley remained closed Saturday, Nov. 7, due to what a Township release described a “repetitive” vandalism (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Trashed Township washrooms will cost $6,000 to fix

‘Repetitive’ acts of vandalism of Fort Langley facility will see security cameras installed

Riverside public washrooms in Fort Langley remained closed Saturday, Nov. 7, due to what a Township release described a “repetitive” vandalism (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fort Langley Cemetery was created as a local community burial plot in 1881, and is one of the oldest cemeteries in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Council mulls allowing mausoleum in old Fort Langley cemetery

Councillors had some concerns about the possibility of a new way to inter families

Fort Langley Cemetery was created as a local community burial plot in 1881, and is one of the oldest cemeteries in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
It’s no longer 80th Avenue. With the opening the 216th overpass, the road to TWU has been renamed University Drive. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: What’s the real motive behind renaming Langley road?

University District erases historic names of several areas

  • Oct 31, 2020
It’s no longer 80th Avenue. With the opening the 216th overpass, the road to TWU has been renamed University Drive. (Special to Langley Advance Times)