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Part of the Xi'an Wall

Sensational Xi’an!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Part of the Xi'an Wall
Abbotsford Tulip Festival organizers are still waiting for millions of tulips to bloom. (Abbotsford Tulip Festival Facebook photo)

Abbotsford Tulip Festival waiting on weather

Around thirty of 3 million tulips have bloomed as of Tuesday

Abbotsford Tulip Festival organizers are still waiting for millions of tulips to bloom. (Abbotsford Tulip Festival Facebook photo)
Connie Carlson

Langley alpacas receive annual spring sheering April 14

Public invited to attend Kensington Prairie Farm as 80 alpacas are sheered in one day

Connie Carlson
The Easter Bunny will be hopping to Bunnies and Baskets

Easter bunny hops to museum April 15

Bunnies and Baskets, a festive family event that will feature crafts, games, activities, and special visitors Saturday, April 15.

The Easter Bunny will be hopping to Bunnies and Baskets
Cindy Keith in China.

From Vernon to the Great Wall

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Cindy Keith in China.
Sarah Pucek with her North American Boxing Federation Belt and NABF supervisor Ed Garner and referee Joel Scobie.

Sarah Pucek takes boxing crown

Local boxer Sarah Pucek takes third title in a row

Sarah Pucek with her North American Boxing Federation Belt and NABF supervisor Ed Garner and referee Joel Scobie.
Aldergrove Kodiaks assistant captain Cameron Davitt's shot on the Creston Thunder Cats goal blocked by keeper Brock Levebvre

Kodiaks fall in Cyclone Taylor Cup opening game

The Aldergrove Kodiaks fell to the Cyclone Taylor Cup hosts 2-0 Thursday in their first game of the series.

Aldergrove Kodiaks assistant captain Cameron Davitt's shot on the Creston Thunder Cats goal blocked by keeper Brock Levebvre
The Bradner Flower Show runs all weekend.

SLIDE SHOW:Bradner Flower Show underway

The show runs daily through until April 9, with proceeds from the sale of cut flowers going to Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

The Bradner Flower Show runs all weekend.
Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide.

UPDATE: Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide

A mudslide in Sunnybrae has sent two people to hospital with injuries.

Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide.
Award-winning figure made of recycled materials by Aldergrove artist Phyllis Sabean.

‘Upcycling’ inspiration found in the environment and art

Upcycling Design Challenge returns to encourage residents to keep unwanted items out of the landfill by turning them into works of art

Award-winning figure made of recycled materials by Aldergrove artist Phyllis Sabean.
Local historian Warren Sommers is launching his new book about Langley's contributions to the First World War this Sunday

‘Canucks in Khaki’ examines impact of First World War on Langley and Lower Mainland

The First World War took place 100 years ago. Firsthand remembrances of it have faded.

Local historian Warren Sommers is launching his new book about Langley's contributions to the First World War this Sunday
The 2016 John and Muriel Arnason Award was presented to Wayne and Brenda Singbeil of Aldergrove.

Volunteer efforts appreciated by Township

Wayne and Brenda Singbeil, Alice Johnson and Virginia Nikkel win Langley Township's volunteer awards.

The 2016 John and Muriel Arnason Award was presented to Wayne and Brenda Singbeil of Aldergrove.
Police seized this replica airsoft gun and two airsoft handguns Tuesday night from three teens.

Teens playing with replica guns encounter ‘overwhelming’ police response in Abbotsford

Police issue warning about the dangers of playing with replica guns in public after seizing three airsoft guns Tuesday following 9-1-1 call.

Police seized this replica airsoft gun and two airsoft handguns Tuesday night from three teens.
The Township of Langley’s #idiot campaign is in full force

The cost of being an illegal dumper #idiot

If you illegally dump garbage and think no one is watching, think again, or be prepared to face a hefty fine or a date in court.

The Township of Langley’s #idiot campaign is in full force
Boxer Sarah Pucek

Boxer Sarah Pucek seeks North American title

Pro boxing returns to the Coast Convention Centre in downtown Langley, Friday, April 7, with Sarah Pucek headlining the card.

Boxer Sarah Pucek
Crocuses pop through the ground to help mark the official first day of spring on Monday

Spring is here… at last!

Crocuses pop through the ground to help mark the official first day of spring on Monday, March 21.

Crocuses pop through the ground to help mark the official first day of spring on Monday
Aldergrove Youth Soccer action has ended for most of our local teams. On Saturday

Soccer clubs ready for championships

Aldergrove Youth Soccer action has ended for most of our local teams.

Aldergrove Youth Soccer action has ended for most of our local teams. On Saturday
From left are 'Nine Strong' women: Danielle Weber

‘Local Makeover’ challengers test apprentice skills, plan charity fundraiser 

Participants in Langley’s Total Makeover Challenge are planning a charity fundraiser with their group, "Nine Strong".

From left are 'Nine Strong' women: Danielle Weber
The Aldergrove U11 Boys soccer team has had a great season.

Soccer boys end great season

The Aldergrove U11 Boys soccer team went undefeated in a great season.

The Aldergrove U11 Boys soccer team has had a great season.
R&B group TLC comes to Abbotsford as part of an I Love the 90s concert in July.

TLC coming to Abbotsford as part of I Love the 90s event

Naughty by Nature, Montell Jordan and C&C Music Factory all performing locally this summer

R&B group TLC comes to Abbotsford as part of an I Love the 90s concert in July.