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This antique aircraft has an unusual connection to the original Star Wars film, and Aldergrove resident Robert Gillcash, a volunteer who conducts tours of the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley, will explain if you visit. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
This antique aircraft has an unusual connection to the original Star Wars film, and Aldergrove resident Robert Gillcash, a volunteer who conducts tours of the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley, will explain if you visit. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
During a briefing for Langley City Council, Supt. Adrian Marsden, the officer in charge, said all officers are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. (Files)

All Langley RCMP officers have had both shots for COVID-19

Total of 11 members tested positive, officer in charge reports

During a briefing for Langley City Council, Supt. Adrian Marsden, the officer in charge, said all officers are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. (Files)
Langley Xtreme U16B team won provincial championships in Kelowna. Front row: Kate Doney, Isabella Tobler, Natalie Naylor, Gemma Charron, Shane Ford-Amendolagine, Makenzie Fehlhaber, Celina Bhatti Back Row: Coach Mick Ghuman, Coach Heather Hiebert, Hannah Hiebert, Abby Hopson, Ashley Nugent, Grace Kinch, Sienna Ghuman, Kaeli Lamothe, Head Coach Jeff McMillan, Coach Keith Nugent. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Xtreme win U16B provincial championships

‘I couldn’t be more proud of these girls’ coach says

Langley Xtreme U16B team won provincial championships in Kelowna. Front row: Kate Doney, Isabella Tobler, Natalie Naylor, Gemma Charron, Shane Ford-Amendolagine, Makenzie Fehlhaber, Celina Bhatti Back Row: Coach Mick Ghuman, Coach Heather Hiebert, Hannah Hiebert, Abby Hopson, Ashley Nugent, Grace Kinch, Sienna Ghuman, Kaeli Lamothe, Head Coach Jeff McMillan, Coach Keith Nugent. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Former Langley Eagle Kyle Burroughs has signed with the Vancouver Canucks. (file)

Langley’s Kyle Burroughs joins the Vancouver Canucks

Signs two-way, two year contract

Former Langley Eagle Kyle Burroughs has signed with the Vancouver Canucks. (file)
LEPS Wetlands Workforce members Elyse Dyke and Sebastian Schigas carefully banded baby Purple Martins discovered in a habitat at Meunch Bar on the Fraser River near Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Two months after one Langley Purple Martin habitat was destroyed, the birds have found a new home

New nest boxes are downstream from the habitat destroyed by runaway log boom in May

LEPS Wetlands Workforce members Elyse Dyke and Sebastian Schigas carefully banded baby Purple Martins discovered in a habitat at Meunch Bar on the Fraser River near Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Zack Ostapchuk has become the first ever Giant to be drafted by the Ottawa Senators (file)

Two Giants drafted by NHL teams

Ostaphuk and Lysell get the call

Zack Ostapchuk has become the first ever Giant to be drafted by the Ottawa Senators (file)
Langley resident John Swityk of the Regina Rifles listens, as French consul-general Jean-Christophe Fleury thanks him for freeing his country. In 2015, Swityk was presented with the French Legion of Honour award, that country’s highest award, as part of a decision by the French government to honour all living Canadian soldiers who fought during D-Day to help liberate France and defeat Nazi Germany. (Langley Advance Times file)

One of Langley’s last surviving Second World War veterans is turning 100

One of the first soldiers to land on Juno Beach on D-Day, John Swityk insists he’s not a hero

Langley resident John Swityk of the Regina Rifles listens, as French consul-general Jean-Christophe Fleury thanks him for freeing his country. In 2015, Swityk was presented with the French Legion of Honour award, that country’s highest award, as part of a decision by the French government to honour all living Canadian soldiers who fought during D-Day to help liberate France and defeat Nazi Germany. (Langley Advance Times file)
One person was taken to hospital after a vehicle went off the road and hit a tree in the 5000-block of 236 Street around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March, 30, 2021. (Langley Advance Times file)

How to report a bad driver to police

Langley RCMP have some pointers

One person was taken to hospital after a vehicle went off the road and hit a tree in the 5000-block of 236 Street around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March, 30, 2021. (Langley Advance Times file)
MP Tamara Jansen hired a communications company run by Steve Outhouse, the second-highest ranking staffer in Conservative leader Erin O’Toole’s office, public disclosure documents show. (File)

Cloverdale – Langley City MP Jansen hired communications company operated by senior party staffer

Should be ‘separation between the parliamentary side and the partisan side’ Liberal rival says

MP Tamara Jansen hired a communications company run by Steve Outhouse, the second-highest ranking staffer in Conservative leader Erin O’Toole’s office, public disclosure documents show. (File)
Langley City teen Alyssa Anderson and mom Courteney had a look inside a supercar on Sunday, July 25, as part of the Drive Project that aims to bring a little motorized magic to special kids. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Cool cars provide some automotive magic for Langley City teen

Driven Project brought fleet of supercars to quiet street

Langley City teen Alyssa Anderson and mom Courteney had a look inside a supercar on Sunday, July 25, as part of the Drive Project that aims to bring a little motorized magic to special kids. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Riders lined up at the start of the ninth annual Ride Into History fundraiser on Saturday, July 24 at the Christian Life Assembly in Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Ride Into History remembers Langley rider

White ribbons worn in honour of Gitta Pennock

Riders lined up at the start of the ninth annual Ride Into History fundraiser on Saturday, July 24 at the Christian Life Assembly in Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek and Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. Vice-president of Food and Beverage Todd Pollock tuck into some burgers at the debut of the company’s new food truck in Langley City at the Cascades Casino Resort on Wednesday, July 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek and Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. Vice-president of Food and Beverage Todd Pollock tuck into some burgers at the debut of the company’s new food truck in Langley City at the Cascades Casino Resort on Wednesday, July 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
About 20 minutes after taking this light-hearted selfie, Brookswood residents Pam Ingeberg-Cannon (L) and Tiahna Cannon were involved in a crash on a gravel road in the Gun Lake area on Saturday, July 17 that seriously injured Pam. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Helping someone who thinks of others first: fundraiser for injured Brookswood woman

Pam Ingeberg-Cannon suffered a fractured pelvis while riding an ATV

About 20 minutes after taking this light-hearted selfie, Brookswood residents Pam Ingeberg-Cannon (L) and Tiahna Cannon were involved in a crash on a gravel road in the Gun Lake area on Saturday, July 17 that seriously injured Pam. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Firefighters soak a scorched stretch of trees in the parking lot of the Willowbrook Mall on Wednesday afternoon. The parking lot fire caused the evacuation of the mall. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire at Willowbrook Mall parking lot forces evacuation

Trees and shrubs went up in flames Wednesday afternoon

Firefighters soak a scorched stretch of trees in the parking lot of the Willowbrook Mall on Wednesday afternoon. The parking lot fire caused the evacuation of the mall. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Willowbrook resident Khalil Powell, 5, tried to decide which type of berry he liked best at the Langley Community Farmers Market on Wednesday, July 14. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Revamped Langley Community Farmers Market is thriving

A new location and a new focus are paying off in more sales and increased visits

Willowbrook resident Khalil Powell, 5, tried to decide which type of berry he liked best at the Langley Community Farmers Market on Wednesday, July 14. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley East MLA Megan Dykeman, who operates a small specialty poultry farm, welcomed new B.C. regulations, announced Tuesday, that allow small beef, pork, and poultry producers to process and sell directly. (file)

New licensing for small beef, pork, and poultry producers hailed by Langley East MLA

Megan Dykeman, former Langley Farmers’ Institute chair, calls the changes ‘fantastic’

Langley East MLA Megan Dykeman, who operates a small specialty poultry farm, welcomed new B.C. regulations, announced Tuesday, that allow small beef, pork, and poultry producers to process and sell directly. (file)
Ben Lanteigne tore through the slalom course at the SouthRidge Speedway go kart fundraiser in Aldergrove on Saturday, July 17. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: “Mario Kart” fundraiser for Langley Food Bank fully booked, but walk-ins welcome

Next one takes place on Saturday, July 24 at SouthRidge Fellowship church

Ben Lanteigne tore through the slalom course at the SouthRidge Speedway go kart fundraiser in Aldergrove on Saturday, July 17. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Cade McNelly (L) and Payton Mount are the newest Vancouver Giants, the Langley-based team announced, (VancouverGiants)

Giants draft two from Seattle

Newest additions mix skill and experience, GM says

Cade McNelly (L) and Payton Mount are the newest Vancouver Giants, the Langley-based team announced, (VancouverGiants)
How downtown Langley City might look under the new OCP plan. (City image/file)
How downtown Langley City might look under the new OCP plan. (City image/file)
Walnut Grove resident Tricia Hill is hoping telling the story of how her dog Frankie, a two-and-a-half year-old Chihuahua was mauled to death by two pit bulls, will toughen dangerous dog regulations. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Horrified by pit bull attack that killed her dog, Langley woman launches online campaign for tougher laws

‘Justice For Frankie’ website aims to toughen dangerous dog laws

Walnut Grove resident Tricia Hill is hoping telling the story of how her dog Frankie, a two-and-a-half year-old Chihuahua was mauled to death by two pit bulls, will toughen dangerous dog regulations. (Special to Langley Advance Times)