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Matthew Claxton

Matthew Claxton

I am a CCNA- and BCYCNA-award winning reporter. Raised in Langley, I have covered the news here for most of my 20-year career, with a focus on local politics, crime and homelessness.

Phone
604-994-1054
Email
matthew.claxton@langleyadvancetimes.com

Recent Work by Matthew

Busy Langley Township road to be widened starting this summer

Busy Langley Township road to be widened starting this summer

80th Avenue is getting an upgrade, including bike lanes
PAINFUL TRUTH: The why of vacant lots

PAINFUL TRUTH: The why of vacant lots

There’s not many places left that you don’t need special permission to stand
Langley Township, City to help flood-damaged seniors centre

Langley Township, City to help flood-damaged seniors centre

Township is donating $31,000 to cover a hefty insurance deductible
Shots fired on quiet Langley street

Shots fired on quiet Langley street

One home was hit but no one was injured, RCMP say
Garage door pins suspects as Langley, Ridge Meadows RCMP move in for arrest

Garage door pins suspects as Langley, Ridge Meadows RCMP move in for arrest

Officers seized guns, stolen goods, and a radio jamming device
Contracts tendered for Langley highway widening

Contracts tendered for Langley highway widening

Next phase will run from 216th to 264th Street
Convicted killer receives major inheritance from late Aldergrove boss

Convicted killer receives major inheritance from late Aldergrove boss

The son of a woman killed by William McSpadden was shocked to hear the news
Langley dad upset over lack of steady teacher in son’s class

Langley dad upset over lack of steady teacher in son’s class

Ken Dennis’s son has had more teachers this year than Dennis had during his entire schooling
Father of murdered man calls for more shelters for homeless in Langley

Father of murdered man calls for more shelters for homeless in Langley

Emergency weather shelters are particularly needed: Furness
PAINFUL TRUTH: What is a ‘good’ economy, anyway?

PAINFUL TRUTH: What is a ‘good’ economy, anyway?

Good for how long? A year, two, three?
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