Year in Review

Hiten Gupta, owner of Pizza Mantra, demonstrated his no-contact “high 10” greeting. Gupta brought 112 pizzas to Langley Memorial Hospital on Sunday, March 29th. (Langley Advance Times files)

2020 Reflections: Langley met COVID with kindness, resilience

Charities, schools, and businesses pulled together in a difficult year

 

The new MRI suite at Langley Memorial Hospital opened earlier this week. (Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

2020 Reflections: Hospital ER, hospice construction brings new health era in Langley

The biggest expansion of Langley’s physical health care in decades is underway

 

Megan Dykeman and Andrew Mercier have ended a decades-long drought for the NDP by taking both Langley ridings. (File)

2020 Reflections: NDP win surprise victory in two Langley ridings

The snap election and local campaigning by Premier John Horgan flipped longtime Liberal seats

 

Fire destroyed the top floor of Madison Place in Langley City in July 2020 but the entire building had to be evacuated. More than 40 families were displaced by the fire. (Langley Advance Times files)

2020 Reflections: Fire gutted Langley City condo

The largest fire in Langley in years displaced dozens of residents while repairs are underway

Fire destroyed the top floor of Madison Place in Langley City in July 2020 but the entire building had to be evacuated. More than 40 families were displaced by the fire. (Langley Advance Times files)
On May 21, Mark Warawa made his last public appearance, waving from his car and greeting well wishers in the Fort Langley May Day parade. (File)

Year in Review: New MPs take up seats in shakeup of Langley’s ridings

Both Langley ridings are again held by Conservative MPs

On May 21, Mark Warawa made his last public appearance, waving from his car and greeting well wishers in the Fort Langley May Day parade. (File)
Year in Review: Dozens injured in deck collapse that turns into court case

Year in Review: Dozens injured in deck collapse that turns into court case

Several people were seriously injured in an incident in Aldergrove

Year in Review: Dozens injured in deck collapse that turns into court case
Year in Review: Tree bylaw sprouts in Langley Township

Year in Review: Tree bylaw sprouts in Langley Township

After literally years of debate, a tree protection bylaw was passed

Year in Review: Tree bylaw sprouts in Langley Township
Health minister Adrian Dix, centre, with Dr. Mitra Maharaj, right, and other doctors and nurses at the official start of construction in January, 2019 for the Langley Memorial Hospital ER expansion. (Langley Advance Times files)

Year in Review: New ER, new MRI on the way for Langley Memorial

Construction is underway after years of fundraising

Health minister Adrian Dix, centre, with Dr. Mitra Maharaj, right, and other doctors and nurses at the official start of construction in January, 2019 for the Langley Memorial Hospital ER expansion. (Langley Advance Times files)
Year in Review: Aldergrove preps for building boom downtown

Year in Review: Aldergrove preps for building boom downtown

Big changes are on the drawing board for the near future

Year in Review: Aldergrove preps for building boom downtown
Music students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University held an outdoor concert in Langley City to protest budget-tightening that eliminated new admissions. A study by a KPU math and science instructor has found KPU gets about half what other regional colleges and universities get. (Advance Times file photo)

Year In Review: Big changes at Langley high schools from Poppy to LSS

Debates over middle schools, new schools, and major renos took place

Music students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University held an outdoor concert in Langley City to protest budget-tightening that eliminated new admissions. A study by a KPU math and science instructor has found KPU gets about half what other regional colleges and universities get. (Advance Times file photo)
Carson Crimeni, 14, of Langley. Crimeni died of an apparent overdose on Aug. 7, 2019 at the Walnut Grove Skate Park. (Carson Crimeni Memorial Fund photo)

Year in Review: Carson Crimeni’s tragic death and community’s response most impactful story of 2019

The investigation into the teen’s death is expected to continue into 2020

Carson Crimeni, 14, of Langley. Crimeni died of an apparent overdose on Aug. 7, 2019 at the Walnut Grove Skate Park. (Carson Crimeni Memorial Fund photo)