Frank Bucholtz

52 seeking seats on three Langley local governments

It appears that voters in Langley City and Langley Township will have many candidates to choose from in the Nov. 19 municipal election.

Tom and Barbara Braaten sign Rick Green's nomination papers Tuesday in a ceremony at city hall.

Nominations next step in Township election

A mass nomination papers signing ceremony Tuesday morning marked another step in the municipal election campaign in the Township. Although the number of candidates thus far is about par with the number running in the 2008 election, it is expected to rise significantly in the coming week.

Tom and Barbara Braaten sign Rick Green's nomination papers Tuesday in a ceremony at city hall.
Langley Township Councillor Mel Kositsky is considering running for mayor in the Nov. 19 municipal election.

Kositsky makes it a three-way race for mayor

Longtime Langley Township Councillor Mel Kositsky has officially confirmed that he is running for mayor.

Langley Township Councillor Mel Kositsky is considering running for mayor in the Nov. 19 municipal election.

At least 900 cars expected for Cruise-In

Langley Good Times Cruise-In president Riccardo Sestito expects there will be at least 900 cars on display at this year's Cruise-In, set for Saturday.

Revised Mufford overpass plans to be unveiled Tuesday

An open house on plans for the revised rail overpass at Mufford Crescent and 64 Avenue will be held next Tuesday and Wednesday.

Langley Township Councillor Mel Kositsky is considering running for mayor in the Nov. 19 municipal election.

Kositsky considers a run for mayor

Langley Township Councillor Mel Kositsky is seriously considering running for mayor in November.

Langley Township Councillor Mel Kositsky is considering running for mayor in the Nov. 19 municipal election.
'It was so sudden'

‘It was so sudden’

Jack Layton's death from cancer came as a shock to local NDP members.

'It was so sudden'

Farmers’ golf tournament raises funds to feed needy

Turkey and egg farmers from Langley and other parts of the Fraser Valley will take to the links on Wednesday, Aug. 31, in support of a good cause — Union Gospel Mission.

Transit expansion needs cash infusion

Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Blair Lekstrom says “the pot was running dry,”…

Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Blair Lekstrom.

Province announces new design for Mufford Overpass

The provincial government has come up with another design for the Mufford Overpass project. The original design was rejected by the Agricultural Land Commission in 2010.

Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Blair Lekstrom.
Langley Reunification Association members Rian Martin (left) and Janet Ingram-Johnson

Committee gauges public appetite for reunification of the Langleys

Group seeks public support for an independent study of amalgamation issue

Langley Reunification Association members Rian Martin (left) and Janet Ingram-Johnson
A perfect day for a groundbreaking. The expansion of the House of Hope facility in Campbell Valley got underway with the help of Wagner Hills director Helmut Boehm (left) Mayor Rick Green

‘Hope’ springs eternal

A groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday marked the start of construction on a…

A perfect day for a groundbreaking. The expansion of the House of Hope facility in Campbell Valley got underway with the help of Wagner Hills director Helmut Boehm (left) Mayor Rick Green
Joy Richardson listens Sunday as speakers pay tribute to her tenacity in lobbying for equestrian issues in Langley.

Joy Richardson honoured

Politicians past and present, horse enthusiasts and friends and family gathered on…

Joy Richardson listens Sunday as speakers pay tribute to her tenacity in lobbying for equestrian issues in Langley.
Piotr Majkowski speaks to NDP supporters at the Steelworkers Hall Monday night

NDP enthused about national, local finish

Piotr Majkowski got 11,235 votes Monday, the most ever for an NDP candidate in the Langley federal riding

Piotr Majkowski speaks to NDP supporters at the Steelworkers Hall Monday night
Liberal candidate Rebecca Darnell says she is running for office for the opportunity to expand her contribution to Langley.

For Darnell, it’s all about community

Liberal candidate encourages voters to think of person first, party second

Liberal candidate Rebecca Darnell says she is running for office for the opportunity to expand her contribution to Langley.
As a nurse

Majkowski’s focus is on health care

NDP candidate says he will speak for ‘forgotten people’

As a nurse
Other candidates listen while Piotr Majkowski of the NDP answers a question posed by Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce president Milt Kruger (far right) at Tuesday’s candidates meeting. Also in the photo are (left to right) Craig Nobbs (Pirate Party)

Federal hopefuls discuss local, national issues

 Two hundred people gave the five candidates for Langley MP a look…

Other candidates listen while Piotr Majkowski of the NDP answers a question posed by Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce president Milt Kruger (far right) at Tuesday’s candidates meeting. Also in the photo are (left to right) Craig Nobbs (Pirate Party)

Froese makes bid for mayor’s seat

Jack Froese cites two and a half years of animosity between the mayor and council as a major reason he is seeking to become the next mayor of Langley Townshjp.

John Horgan

Horgan visits Langley to meet NDP members

John Horgan spent Wednesday night meeting with members of the NDP in…

John Horgan
The gym at Nicomekl Elementary School was full Wednesday night

Rail line here to stay, residents told at overpass meeting

Federal government is powerless to make the railway move

The gym at Nicomekl Elementary School was full Wednesday night