Dan Ferguson

Work was underway on the interior of the new Tennis Centre location in Langley. Popularity of the sport has risen during the pandemic (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Tennis business expands into Langley

‘Busiest we’ve ever been’ says manager

Work was underway on the interior of the new Tennis Centre location in Langley. Popularity of the sport has risen during the pandemic (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bryan Miller didn’t have look very hard on Saturday, March 28, to find examples of graffiti near the Township of Langley civic building where council meets. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley clean-up event aims to collect 1,000 lbs. of trash in one hour

Fort Langley ‘pick’ organized by campaigner for tougher graffiti regulations

Bryan Miller didn’t have look very hard on Saturday, March 28, to find examples of graffiti near the Township of Langley civic building where council meets. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ruming Jiang and his dog Chiu Chiu are doing fine following a brush with hypothermia that saw several people work together to get them out of the Fraser River near Langley’s Derby Reach Park (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley man makes contact with rescuers who saved him from hypothermia

A grateful Ruming Jiang says he will thank them again, in person, when the pandemic ends

Ruming Jiang and his dog Chiu Chiu are doing fine following a brush with hypothermia that saw several people work together to get them out of the Fraser River near Langley’s Derby Reach Park (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Organizer Brendan Martin was asking participants to maintain at least 12 feet of distance at a Saturday, April 10, demonstration against federal funding for fighter jets (Special to Langley Advance Times/Canadian Press)

UPDATE: Langley demonstration Saturday to protest against fighter jet funding cancelled

Organizers announced change of plans Friday, citing rising COVID numbers

Organizer Brendan Martin was asking participants to maintain at least 12 feet of distance at a Saturday, April 10, demonstration against federal funding for fighter jets (Special to Langley Advance Times/Canadian Press)
Langley’s Kyle Burroughs has a hockey resume that includes a tour with the Regina Pats (left) and Team BC in 2011 (file)

VIDEO: Langley’s Kyle Burroughs makes memorable NHL debut

Former Aldergrove Kodiaks and Langley Eagles player takes the ice with Colorado Avalanche

Langley’s Kyle Burroughs has a hockey resume that includes a tour with the Regina Pats (left) and Team BC in 2011 (file)
Walnut Grove Secondary School (WGSS) students have been removing all kinds of trash from the creek that runs by their school (Special to Langley Advance Times)

WGSS students take out trash from ‘adopted’ Langley creek

‘They get in there, they get their hands muddy and they make a difference’ teacher says

Walnut Grove Secondary School (WGSS) students have been removing all kinds of trash from the creek that runs by their school (Special to Langley Advance Times)
LOSC member Hugh McNeill, seen here practicing at the Walnut Grove pool in Langley on March 2, dominated his category in phase 1 of the Swimming Canada Race Again challenge. Winning performances by McNeill and fellow swimmers put the club in the lead of the national event (Sevi Parr/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Olympians dominate national Race Again challenge

Club holds the lead after first phase of cross-Canada virtual competition

LOSC member Hugh McNeill, seen here practicing at the Walnut Grove pool in Langley on March 2, dominated his category in phase 1 of the Swimming Canada Race Again challenge. Winning performances by McNeill and fellow swimmers put the club in the lead of the national event (Sevi Parr/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Nadia Brigden, manager of the Langley Habitat for Humanity Restore said the theft of $30,000 worth of merchandise ‘boggles’ her mind. It was discovered Monday, April 5 when staff arrived in the morning (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Stealing from charity: break in at Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Langley

An estimated $30,000 in merchandise was stolen over the Easter weekend managers said

Nadia Brigden, manager of the Langley Habitat for Humanity Restore said the theft of $30,000 worth of merchandise ‘boggles’ her mind. It was discovered Monday, April 5 when staff arrived in the morning (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Players with the Langley Rebels Special Olympics basketball team spent four months of virtual training with Trinity Western University players and coaches (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Virtual training gets results for Langley Special Olympics team

Trinity Western University experiment in using video chat software rated a success by players and coaches

Players with the Langley Rebels Special Olympics basketball team spent four months of virtual training with Trinity Western University players and coaches (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fire crews lugged extinguishers into the deep brush at the west side of the Langley airport to fight a small fire on Sunday, April 4 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Fire crews lugged extinguishers into the deep brush at the west side of the Langley airport to fight a small fire on Sunday, April 4 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Google image of Brookswood Secondary School, which reported a COVID-19 case on March 31 (file)

COVID case reported at Brookswood Secondary School

Number of Langley schools reporting exposures now five

Google image of Brookswood Secondary School, which reported a COVID-19 case on March 31 (file)
Cloverdale – Langley City MP Tamara Jansen took a swipe at the prime minister over a 200 incident during a debate on gender violence (file)

VIDEO: Jansen invokes 2000 Trudeau encounter with reporter during gender violence debate

Claoverdale Langley City MP also said violent porn is a ‘root cause’ of geneder-based violence

Cloverdale – Langley City MP Tamara Jansen took a swipe at the prime minister over a 200 incident during a debate on gender violence (file)
Warren Stuart, president of the non-profit Eureka Society that operates the Masonic hall in Langley City, said some historical items have been relocated after three other Freemasons halls in Metro Vancouver were targets of arson attacks. (Langley Advance Times file)

Arson attacks on Masonic halls leads Langley City hall to relocate historic items

“Abundance of caution’ in wake of three arson attacks, said local president

Warren Stuart, president of the non-profit Eureka Society that operates the Masonic hall in Langley City, said some historical items have been relocated after three other Freemasons halls in Metro Vancouver were targets of arson attacks. (Langley Advance Times file)
A Ford Explorer went off the road and hit a tree in the 5000 block of 236th Street in Langley around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March, 30. There were no serious injuries. The 16-year-old driver is facing violation tickets. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Driver involved in Langley rollover crash was 16 and had more passengers than allowed

Violation tickets expected in Tuesday morning crash in the 5000 block of 236th Street

A Ford Explorer went off the road and hit a tree in the 5000 block of 236th Street in Langley around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March, 30. There were no serious injuries. The 16-year-old driver is facing violation tickets. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants played against the Kelowna Rockets on Sunday, shortly before several members of the Kelowna team tested positive. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants played against the Kelowna Rockets on Sunday, shortly before several members of the Kelowna team tested positive. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Pacific Junior Hockey League has decided to cancel the rest of the 2020-‘21 season, a move the Aldergrove Kodiaks coach called ‘unfortunate’ (Jody Harris file photo)

PJHL decision to cancel season called ‘unfortunate’ by Aldergrove Kodiaks coach

Team was in first place in its cohort when the announcement was made

The Pacific Junior Hockey League has decided to cancel the rest of the 2020-‘21 season, a move the Aldergrove Kodiaks coach called ‘unfortunate’ (Jody Harris file photo)
About 15 minutes after this photo was taken with his dog Chiu Chiu on the Fraser River near Derby Reach Park on Thursday, Langley Meadows resident Ruming Jiang ended up in the chilly water. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley man, saved from hypothermia, searching for his rescuers

Langley Meadows resident Ruming Jiang wants to say thanks

About 15 minutes after this photo was taken with his dog Chiu Chiu on the Fraser River near Derby Reach Park on Thursday, Langley Meadows resident Ruming Jiang ended up in the chilly water. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A vehicle went off the road and hit a tree in the 5000-block of 236th Street around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March, 30 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: One person taken to hospital after rollover crash in Langley

Multiple police, fire and ambulance were called to the 5000 block of 236th Street

A vehicle went off the road and hit a tree in the 5000-block of 236th Street around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March, 30 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A Langley RCMP officer at the scene of an incident on 216 Street near Fraser Highway on Tuesday, March 30. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A Langley RCMP officer at the scene of an incident on 216 Street near Fraser Highway on Tuesday, March 30. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Murrayville resident Brent Larsen told a Monday, March 29 press conference at the Milner baseball field in Langlery that he intends to continue gathering signatures for a petition to have kids sports resume (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley organizer of kids sports petition undeterred by B.C. tightening COVID-19 rules

Brent Larsen says if the province can permit outdoor dining, it can approve outdoor sports for kids

Murrayville resident Brent Larsen told a Monday, March 29 press conference at the Milner baseball field in Langlery that he intends to continue gathering signatures for a petition to have kids sports resume (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)