Langley

Richard, a bus driver started writing when doctors suggested him to stay at home with his wife, was diagnosed with immune deficiency during COVID. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley resident’s quarantine time turned out fruitful

He wrote his first book, a science fiction

 

Supporters cheered on a procession of trucks on Sunday morning, Jan. 23, as they passed through Langley en route to Ottawa to protest a requirement that cross-border drivers must be vaccinated or quarantine for 14 days.. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Alberta-based Maverick party denies involvement in fund raising for ‘freedom convoy’ that left B.C. for Ottawa on Sunday

Governing council member and secretary organized GoFundMe for truckers opposed to vaccine mandate

 

Langley libraries invite neighbourhood families to participate in family scavenger hunt and celebrate family literacy week. First 500 children to submit their scavenger hunt sheets will get a free book. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley organization invites family to boost literacy with scavenger hunt

First 500 children who return their scavenger hunt task sheet will win a free book

Langley libraries invite neighbourhood families to participate in family scavenger hunt and celebrate family literacy week. First 500 children to submit their scavenger hunt sheets will get a free book. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Township of Langley Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Our View: How property taxes work

You will not get a 30 per cent tax hike because home prices went up 30 per cent

  • Jan 23, 2022
The Township of Langley Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)
Gibbles, a four-year old goat rescued from a meat farm, is back to his playful self now that he has a wheelchair to get around the Happy Herd animal sanctuary in Aldergrove. (Shawna Gail/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Gibbles the three-legged goat gets a wheelchair

Good-natured resident of Happy Herd animal sanctuary in Aldergrove is back to his old, playful self

Gibbles, a four-year old goat rescued from a meat farm, is back to his playful self now that he has a wheelchair to get around the Happy Herd animal sanctuary in Aldergrove. (Shawna Gail/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ernie Jantzen, founder of Clothes2U is a retired marketing professional. He has organized multiple clothing drives in Surrey, Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Langley since 2002. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove man hopes to expand his non profit

He organizes clothing drives in multiple cities

Ernie Jantzen, founder of Clothes2U is a retired marketing professional. He has organized multiple clothing drives in Surrey, Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Langley since 2002. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Several hundred demonstrators lined Hwy. 1 and the 264th St. overpass in Aldergrove Sunday morning, Jan, 23, to show support for a convoy of truckers protesting a vaccine mandate. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Several hundred demonstrators lined Hwy. 1 and the 264th St. overpass in Aldergrove Sunday morning, Jan, 23, to show support for a convoy of truckers protesting a vaccine mandate. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Vanguard Secondary principal Patrick Thomas helps plant sweetgrass in the school garden with students and staff. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley students absorb Indigenous wisdom with planting

More than 60 students planted sweetgrass

Vanguard Secondary principal Patrick Thomas helps plant sweetgrass in the school garden with students and staff. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fire and ambulance crews were called to Langley’s Campbell Valley Regional Park on Saturday afternoon to extricate an injured rider who had been thrown from her horse into a tree. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Fire and ambulance crews were called to Langley’s Campbell Valley Regional Park on Saturday afternoon to extricate an injured rider who had been thrown from her horse into a tree. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
TWU Spartans player Mason Bourcier’s triple-double against UFV, on Friday Jan. 21 at the Envision Financial Athletic Centre in Abbotsford, was the first official one in program history. (TWU)

VIDEO: Trinity Western University’s Bourcier records first official triple-double

Spartans basketball player netted 15 points, 12 rebounds and 13 assists against UFV Cascades

TWU Spartans player Mason Bourcier’s triple-double against UFV, on Friday Jan. 21 at the Envision Financial Athletic Centre in Abbotsford, was the first official one in program history. (TWU)
Undated Google Maps image of Chartwell Langley Gardens

COVID outbreak over at Langley’s Chartwell Gardens

Chartwell was one of several local seniors homes and health facilities affected recently

Undated Google Maps image of Chartwell Langley Gardens
Student is installing copper water lines in the Piping Program at Langley Secondary School. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley students can start trades training while in high school

Free tuition and paid work part of apprenticeship program

Student is installing copper water lines in the Piping Program at Langley Secondary School. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley saw a steep decline in new COVID cases in the last week, but numbers were still high relative to almost every other period of the pandemic. (BCCDC)

New COVID cases keep declining in Langley

Transmission remains high in Langley and across the region

Langley saw a steep decline in new COVID cases in the last week, but numbers were still high relative to almost every other period of the pandemic. (BCCDC)
Kids and parents can enjoy interactive workshops hosted by the Fraser River Discovery Centre. Its River Basin Days initiative is a monthly series of outdoor public programs geared towards families. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Workshop to teach kids about nature comes to Langley

Only 20 spots open for River Basin Days event

Kids and parents can enjoy interactive workshops hosted by the Fraser River Discovery Centre. Its River Basin Days initiative is a monthly series of outdoor public programs geared towards families. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants defeated the Rockets Dec. 1, 2021, in Kelowna. The Rockets will lose a chance for another meeting with the Giants due to COVID, and the game has been rescheduled. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants see Langley home game rescheduled due to COVID

Their opponents, the Kelowna Rockets, are on the sick list

  • Jan 20, 2022
Vancouver Giants defeated the Rockets Dec. 1, 2021, in Kelowna. The Rockets will lose a chance for another meeting with the Giants due to COVID, and the game has been rescheduled. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ellie King directed a theatrical adaptation of Nick Hall’s <em>Eat Your Heart Out</em>. The dinner theatre will be performed at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Longtime Langley resident takes her theatre show to Surrey

She couldn’t find a space in Langley to hold the performances

Ellie King directed a theatrical adaptation of Nick Hall’s <em>Eat Your Heart Out</em>. The dinner theatre will be performed at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Riley Geiger of Langley competed in the MJT Lindsay Kenney Classic in 2019 at Pagoda Ridge golf club which has hosted various tournaments and events. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s Pagoda Ridge sold and will become private golf club

Family-owned course will also get a new name after acquisition

Riley Geiger of Langley competed in the MJT Lindsay Kenney Classic in 2019 at Pagoda Ridge golf club which has hosted various tournaments and events. (Langley Advance Times files)
Canopy Growth grew cannabis in a large greenhouse complex in Aldergrove after legalization, but before it shut down the operation’s odours irked neighbours. (Black Press Media files)

Deadline approaches to give input on cannabis, wood burning to Metro Vancouver

Langley residents can comment on both issues up to Feb. 1

Canopy Growth grew cannabis in a large greenhouse complex in Aldergrove after legalization, but before it shut down the operation’s odours irked neighbours. (Black Press Media files)
Langley Rugby Club player Thomas Maki carried the ball through a wall of Richmond players at one of several Alumni Day matches in 2019 at the club field on Crush Crescent in Langley. A provincial gaming grant will help the club expand with a new field. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Rugby Club player Thomas Maki carried the ball through a wall of Richmond players at one of several Alumni Day matches in 2019 at the club field on Crush Crescent in Langley. A provincial gaming grant will help the club expand with a new field. (Langley Advance Times files)