Langley

A hand-drawn ‘stairway to heaven’ was part of an memorial left for a cyclist who died from a medical emergency near 206 Street and 66 Avenue on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Children leave memorial for cyclist who died in Langley

‘Hope you make it to heaven’ the note reads

 

Langley Animal Protection Society is asking people to think about the animals in need this holiday season, offering a number of ways to help. (Drew Harkness/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Santa Paw efforts afoot in Langley this Christmas

Aldergrove animal shelter develops new ways for people to help pets this holiday season

 

A salmon splashes in Langley’s West Munday Creek, thanks to the Township fixing five plugged culverts earlier this summer (Marlee St. Pierre/special to Langley Advance Times)
A salmon splashes in Langley’s West Munday Creek, thanks to the Township fixing five plugged culverts earlier this summer (Marlee St. Pierre/special to Langley Advance Times)
Rents range from $1,000 for a studio apartment up to almost $2,000 for a family townhouse at Emmaus Place, built as affordable housing. (Langley Advance Times files)
Rents range from $1,000 for a studio apartment up to almost $2,000 for a family townhouse at Emmaus Place, built as affordable housing. (Langley Advance Times files)
Tamara Jansen in the House of Commons. (CPAC)

Jansen says Liberals dropped the ball on vaccines

The MP launched the attack during question period

Tamara Jansen in the House of Commons. (CPAC)
Jim Orlowski, a regular contributor to Through Your Lens, shared this recent picture of what he calls a “lovely little pond” near the south entrance of Campbell Valley Regional Park. It’s located just off the shaggy mane trail. (Special to The News)

SHARE: So many treasures to be found inside Campbell Valley park

Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, and it could be featured in a future edition

  • Nov 28, 2020
Jim Orlowski, a regular contributor to Through Your Lens, shared this recent picture of what he calls a “lovely little pond” near the south entrance of Campbell Valley Regional Park. It’s located just off the shaggy mane trail. (Special to The News)
Langley RCMP on scene at what appeared to be a fatal bike accident. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Cyclist dies suddenly while riding in Langley

Police were on scene of the fatal incident

Langley RCMP on scene at what appeared to be a fatal bike accident. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A vehicle incident is blocking all lanes west of 216th Street on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley on Nov. 27, 2020. Traffic is getting by only on the shoulder. (DriveBC photo)

UPDATE: New incident on Highway 1 in Langley, crashes involving 10 cars cleared

New incident is reported eastbound underneath the 216th Street overpass

A vehicle incident is blocking all lanes west of 216th Street on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley on Nov. 27, 2020. Traffic is getting by only on the shoulder. (DriveBC photo)
Mayor Ken Popove and Justice Thomas Crabtree at the 2018 inaugural council meeting on Nov. 6, 2018. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Most municipalities no longer begin council sessions with prayer: BC Humanist report

Chilliwack, Langley, and White Rock among 23 cities that violated ‘duty of religious neutrality’

Mayor Ken Popove and Justice Thomas Crabtree at the 2018 inaugural council meeting on Nov. 6, 2018. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Wout Brouwer expressed his gratitude to the Metro Vancouver regional parks department for keeping the Houston Trail in Fort Langley in such “great shape.” They recently repaired a section of the trail that was “seriously eroded” and built what Brouwer calls a “beautiful, rustic fence.” (Special to Langley Advance Times)

SHARE: Thanks for caring for Langley’s trails

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  • Nov 27, 2020
Wout Brouwer expressed his gratitude to the Metro Vancouver regional parks department for keeping the Houston Trail in Fort Langley in such “great shape.” They recently repaired a section of the trail that was “seriously eroded” and built what Brouwer calls a “beautiful, rustic fence.” (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A rendering of the planned seniors housing apartment complex. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Hospital Foundation plans seniors housing in Murrayville

The project will make 30 per cent of units affordable, if approved

A rendering of the planned seniors housing apartment complex. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley School District's board office. (Langley Advance Times files)

‘Sick Out’ aims to pressure schools over masks, class sizes

Parents from Langley and Surrey are worried about COVID safety in classrooms

Langley School District's board office. (Langley Advance Times files)
B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson leaves the stage after announcing he is stepping down as party leader, during a news conference in Burnaby, B.C., on Monday, October 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Painful Truth: Which party breaks up first?

Political parties under pressure can fracture, here and abroad

B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson leaves the stage after announcing he is stepping down as party leader, during a news conference in Burnaby, B.C., on Monday, October 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Small and local shops are vulnerable to the second wave of the coronavirus. (Langley Advance Times files)

Our View: Save jobs, shop local in Langley

The fight to preserve local businesses and employment is underway now

Small and local shops are vulnerable to the second wave of the coronavirus. (Langley Advance Times files)
There have been fewer cars and fewer customers in Langley City's downtown due to the coronavirus pandemic, but a group is calling for the one-way to go car free for a time. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

WEB POLL: Have you shopped local, online?

Local stores are expanding their curbside and online options

  • Nov 26, 2020
There have been fewer cars and fewer customers in Langley City's downtown due to the coronavirus pandemic, but a group is calling for the one-way to go car free for a time. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Loblaw, the parent company of the Shoppers Drug Mart chain, announced Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 that a staff member at the 20159 88th Ave. location in Langley tested positive for COVID-19. (Google)

Two Langley businesses and multiple schools issued COVID-19 exposure alerts

Neither business is listed as site of public exposure by Fraser Health

Loblaw, the parent company of the Shoppers Drug Mart chain, announced Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 that a staff member at the 20159 88th Ave. location in Langley tested positive for COVID-19. (Google)
Google Maps screenshot taken at 6:07 a.m.

TRAFFIC: Westbound dump-truck crash on Highway 1

Crash occurred around 6:45 a.m., west of 232nd Street in Langley

Google Maps screenshot taken at 6:07 a.m.
The W.C. Blair Pool will re-open Thursday for time-limited appointment-only swim sessions. (Langley Advance Times files)

Swims at W.C. Blair Pool back, but by appointment only

Most other group exercise has been closed due to pandemic restrictions

The W.C. Blair Pool will re-open Thursday for time-limited appointment-only swim sessions. (Langley Advance Times files)
Assistant fire chief Dale Steeple, deputy fire chief Darren Lee, and assistant fire chief Andy Hewitson are the Township’s latest hires in leadership roles. (Bruce Ferguson/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Township fire welcomes new members to leadership roles

Department hired two assistant fire chiefs and deputy fire chief

Assistant fire chief Dale Steeple, deputy fire chief Darren Lee, and assistant fire chief Andy Hewitson are the Township’s latest hires in leadership roles. (Bruce Ferguson/Special to Langley Advance Times)