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Aldergrove Skating Club members with their “Jingle Blades” awards.

Jingle Blades for skaters

Three Aldergrove skaters came home with medals from the annual Jingle Blades competition

Aldergrove Skating Club members with their “Jingle Blades” awards.
Sea Cadets Emily Campbell

Sea Cadets help out at Food Bank

Columbia Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps volunteered with the Abbotsford Food Bank, helping prepare food hampers for those in need

Sea Cadets Emily Campbell
Abbotsford MP Ed Fast.

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast in hospital after suffering stroke

Longtime Member of Parliament 'expected to make a full recovery,' office says.

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast.
Members of the Icicles

Aldergrove Skaters Set Record

Seven Aldergrove Synchronized Skating teams a first in region

Members of the Icicles
The BC Real Estate Association predicts a decrease in house prices in the Fraser Valley.

House prices expected to drop in 2017

Five-per-cent fall in detached home values expected next year in the Fraser Valley.

The BC Real Estate Association predicts a decrease in house prices in the Fraser Valley.
Sarah (left) and Amy Potomak have been chosen to play for the Canadian senior women's national team for a pair of exhibition games later this month against the United States.

Aldergrove sisters take their act to Team Canada

Sarah and Amy Potomak suiting up for Canadian women's national team later this month in two-game series with U.S.

Sarah (left) and Amy Potomak have been chosen to play for the Canadian senior women's national team for a pair of exhibition games later this month against the United States.
More snow is in the forecast starting Thursday.

More snow on the way with ‘intense’ storm set to hit Thursday

Significant snowfall expected late Thursday, and no warming trend in sight means it will stick around

More snow is in the forecast starting Thursday.
Ty Ronning and James Malm look for a rebound against Brandon Wheat Kings goaltender Logan Thompson during the Giants 2-1 overtime victory on Dec. 2. The Giants could not build on that victory

Blazers best Giants

Vancouver manages weekend split, beating Brandon in OT before losing to Kamloops

Ty Ronning and James Malm look for a rebound against Brandon Wheat Kings goaltender Logan Thompson during the Giants 2-1 overtime victory on Dec. 2. The Giants could not build on that victory
Teen who aged out of government care found dead in Surrey tent

Teen who aged out of government care found dead in Surrey tent

The 19-year-old woman was in an area popular with homeless campers, officials say.

Teen who aged out of government care found dead in Surrey tent
Aldergrove U18 Girls’ Vipers (in blue jerseys) tangled with the SurDel Selects on a very wet Sunday afternoon to a zero-zero draw at Aldergrove Athletic Park.

Viper Girls Battle to Shut Out Tie

Aldergrove U18 Girls’ Vipers tangled with the SurDel Selects on a very wet Sunday afternoon to a zero-zero draw at Aldergrove Athletic Park.

Aldergrove U18 Girls’ Vipers (in blue jerseys) tangled with the SurDel Selects on a very wet Sunday afternoon to a zero-zero draw at Aldergrove Athletic Park.
Christmas events for the family start this Saturday

Hometown holiday happenings

Township of Langley invites the community to celebrate the season with a variety of events and activities

Christmas events for the family start this Saturday

Coghlan aims to fill food bank

The students, staff, and PAC at Coghlan Fundamental Elementary have the goal of raising a mountain of food for the food bank

Officers investigate the scene where a body was found Saturday in South Surrey.

Body found in ditch along Pacific Highway in South Surrey

Police say the body appears to have been in the water some time.

Officers investigate the scene where a body was found Saturday in South Surrey.
Fort Langley National Historic Site will receive federal funding to carry out architectural

Federal funding offered for historic Fort Langley

Ottawa announces $38 million for various infrastructure projects at Parks Canada sites in B.C.

Fort Langley National Historic Site will receive federal funding to carry out architectural
Enter the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce contest and win an all inclusive trip to China to see the Great Wall

Dreaming of visiting China? Win a trip of a lifetime!

You could win an all-inclusive tour through Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Suzhou next spring valued at $2500!

Enter the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce contest and win an all inclusive trip to China to see the Great Wall
Members of the Langley Gymnastics Foundation kicked off another Operation Red Nose Campaign with a free show at Willowbrook Shopping Centre Friday night.

Video: Operation Red Nose kicks off 2016 campaign in Langley

Annual campaign against impaired driving begins safe ride home services Nov. 25

Members of the Langley Gymnastics Foundation kicked off another Operation Red Nose Campaign with a free show at Willowbrook Shopping Centre Friday night.
Thunderbirds put up fight, but fall to Cougars

Thunderbirds put up fight, but fall to Cougars

Fraser Valley major midget hockey team held the league's highest-scoring squad in check, but managed just one point from two games

Thunderbirds put up fight, but fall to Cougars
Mike McCardell will be doing a book signing at Coles in Willowbrook Mall on Friday

B.C. broadcaster and author visits Langley

Mike McCardell will be doing a book signing at Coles in Willowbrook Mall on Friday, Nov. 25

Mike McCardell will be doing a book signing at Coles in Willowbrook Mall on Friday
The Farming as a Second Career workshop is being held by the Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation on Saturday

Time to switch careers? Farming could be an option

The Farming as a Second Career workshop is being held by the Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation on Saturday, Nov. 26

The Farming as a Second Career workshop is being held by the Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation on Saturday
Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the Christmas Craft Fair this weekend in Aldergrove.

Crafts for the season at Aldergrove Christmas Fair

Christmas Craft Fair in Aldergrove is host to artisans and crafters... PLUS: Christmas in Williams Park seeks volunteers

Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the Christmas Craft Fair this weekend in Aldergrove.