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The community event included a candle-lit procession through the arboretum. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley gathers for sunset ceremony on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Help with the heavy lifting. That was the closing message from Katie…

The community event included a candle-lit procession through the arboretum. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Hall 8 (Walnut Grove) welcomed lots of visitors during the recent open house. (Krista Barton, Langley Township Fire/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Public burns a path to Langley Township fire halls for open houses

Local firefighters welcomed in residents to learn about their work and fire safety

Hall 8 (Walnut Grove) welcomed lots of visitors during the recent open house. (Krista Barton, Langley Township Fire/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Grocery shoppers, such as Penny Sogaard, had their groceries bagged by Langley City Fire Rescue firefighters such as Raymond Schouten back in 2019. Langley City Fire Rescue resumes the tradition in 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley City firefighters help out shoppers to spread fire prevention message

Crews will be in four City grocery stories to meet with the public for Fire Prevention Week

Grocery shoppers, such as Penny Sogaard, had their groceries bagged by Langley City Fire Rescue firefighters such as Raymond Schouten back in 2019. Langley City Fire Rescue resumes the tradition in 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)
Pixie, eight months of age, was found with a massive lump on her side, the result of a hernia. (LAPS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Pixie was found with a massive lump on her side, the result of a hernia. (LAPS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley animal group caring for cat with broken bones and glued ears

Another kitten being cared for by LAPS needed hernia surgery

Pixie, eight months of age, was found with a massive lump on her side, the result of a hernia. (LAPS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Pixie was found with a massive lump on her side, the result of a hernia. (LAPS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events in the closing days of September and into autumn 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
Chef David Collins and Danielle Armfelt, a sous chef, have been busy making candied fruit and nut pies for the giveaway at Sunridge Gardens. (Bria Communities/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Two Langley seniors complexes are back with popular pie giveaway

Drive-thru set up allows seniors to receive a pie to mark National Seniors Day on Oct. 1

Chef David Collins and Danielle Armfelt, a sous chef, have been busy making candied fruit and nut pies for the giveaway at Sunridge Gardens. (Bria Communities/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society is hosting an public gathering Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, starting at 7 p.m. (LFVAS poster)

UPDATE: Public invited to Langley’s National Day of Truth and Reconciliation events

Morning walk and evening gathering take place Friday, Sept. 30

The Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society is hosting an public gathering Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, starting at 7 p.m. (LFVAS poster)
Ken Carty, Stewart Ladyman and Mary Saunders make up the Federal Election Boundary Commission which has been touring the province to gather feedback on proposed riding changes. They were in Langley Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Go back to drawing board on quirky Pitt Meadows-Langley federal riding: public feedback

Boundaries commission was in Langley Thursday night to gather feedback from community

Ken Carty, Stewart Ladyman and Mary Saunders make up the Federal Election Boundary Commission which has been touring the province to gather feedback on proposed riding changes. They were in Langley Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Organizers have various events planned for Water Weeks 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s Rivers Day activities focus on water quality

Activities are free but some require registering in advance due to limited numbers of spots

Organizers have various events planned for Water Weeks 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley RCMP have releases photos of this 195 Chevrolet truck which was stolen Sept. 5, 2022, from an Aldergrove residence. (Langley RCMP file 2022-29461)

Langley RCMP investigating several property crimes ranging from theft of five motorcycles to shoplifting

Police released surveillance photos related to various crimes in case public has helpful information

Langley RCMP have releases photos of this 195 Chevrolet truck which was stolen Sept. 5, 2022, from an Aldergrove residence. (Langley RCMP file 2022-29461)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events in the closing days of September and into autumn 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
More than 4,000 customers were affected by an outage Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. (BC Hydro website)

UPDATED: More than 4,000 without power in Langley City for a few hours Tuesday morning

Crews have fixed an outage caused by a vehicle crash

More than 4,000 customers were affected by an outage Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. (BC Hydro website)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events in mid to late September 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
A group of volunteers and staff from the Gateway of Hope started final sorting and delivery of backpacks to hundreds of local children on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Volunteers fan out around Langley to deliver school backpacks full of supplies

Organizers find delivering the backs, a practice started during COVID, to be more streamlined

A group of volunteers and staff from the Gateway of Hope started final sorting and delivery of backpacks to hundreds of local children on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Zane Blight (left) and Daisy Bryson were part of the LEPS farm crew this summer and on their last day of work, they got to help at the Blackberry Bake-off. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Sweet – Blackberry Bake-off returns to Langley

Family-oriented event is a way to teach about the invasive plant

Zane Blight (left) and Daisy Bryson were part of the LEPS farm crew this summer and on their last day of work, they got to help at the Blackberry Bake-off. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Last of the summer events as Langley heads into autumn?

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
In-N-Out Burger returns to Langley just for the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Langley Advance Times files)

Popular burger chain is literally in and out of Canada just for Langley’s car show

California-based In-N-Out Burger returns for the 2022 charity event in downtown Aldergrove

In-N-Out Burger returns to Langley just for the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Langley Advance Times files)
Trail cameras were used to help monitor the movement of Tempest, a wolf at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. (BC Trappers Association)

Trapper expertise used to safely capture escaped Aldergrove zoo wolf

Trail cameras helped pinpoint wolf’s movements

Trail cameras were used to help monitor the movement of Tempest, a wolf at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. (BC Trappers Association)
Note2Self along with Casual Jack and Time Machine are performing in Douglas Park Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, from 1 to 8 p.m. (Note2Self/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Poop in the Park a fundraiser for Langley animal welfare

Three bands team up to host music event Saturday, Aug. 27

Note2Self along with Casual Jack and Time Machine are performing in Douglas Park Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, from 1 to 8 p.m. (Note2Self/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Cpl. Jennifer Balfour, Sgt. Bal Sidhu, and Const. Nick Bordignon were with the Special Response Team in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Wheels fall off e-bike drug transaction activities thanks to Langley’s proactive crime team

Community complaints prompted special RCMP team to keep an eye on neighbourhood

Cpl. Jennifer Balfour, Sgt. Bal Sidhu, and Const. Nick Bordignon were with the Special Response Team in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
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