Heather Colpitts

The number of Canadians with dementia is expected to rise and will increase health care costs. (Alzheimer Society of BC)

Langley residents invited to partake in Alzheimer walk anytime during May

The annual fundraising walk has pivoted with participants doing the walk at their convenience

The number of Canadians with dementia is expected to rise and will increase health care costs. (Alzheimer Society of BC)
The Langley Centennial Museum is hoping the public can help identify people in this photo from the Sperling Church Sunday School. (Langley Township photo)

Did you attend Sperling Church Sunday School in Langley?

Local residents can help ID people in historic local photos and preserve Langley history

The Langley Centennial Museum is hoping the public can help identify people in this photo from the Sperling Church Sunday School. (Langley Township photo)
Heavily armed police officers responded to a call on 203rd Street near Fraser Highway. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Update: Police swarm Langley City dollar store after report of man with gun

Weapon turned out to be Airsoft pistol, police said

Heavily armed police officers responded to a call on 203rd Street near Fraser Highway. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Kay Palmer and Doris Riedweg were nurses at Langley Memorial Hospital for several years. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Retired Langley nurses loved caring careers

Langley Hospital Heritage Committee members share historical perspective for National Nurses Week

Kay Palmer and Doris Riedweg were nurses at Langley Memorial Hospital for several years. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Melissa Vandergenderen, Sandeep Chahal, Niole Garfias and Sheela Veloo had fun attracting passersby to the hot dog sale downtown Friday, May 7, 2021. The event raised funds for the Langley Seniors Resource Society Adult Day Program. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley program fires up the grill Friday for hot dog sale

Adult Day Program helps seniors and people with disabilities to remain more independent

Melissa Vandergenderen, Sandeep Chahal, Niole Garfias and Sheela Veloo had fun attracting passersby to the hot dog sale downtown Friday, May 7, 2021. The event raised funds for the Langley Seniors Resource Society Adult Day Program. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Three vehicles were involved in a crash on the afternoon of Friday, May 7, 2021, at the intersection of Fraser Highway and 208th Street. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Three-vehicle Langley intersection crash leaves car on its side

There were no serious injuries resulting from a Friday afternoon crash on a major City roadway

Three vehicles were involved in a crash on the afternoon of Friday, May 7, 2021, at the intersection of Fraser Highway and 208th Street. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The Parkinson Society BC is starting a support group for people in the Langley area. (Society website)

Parkinson society invites Langley residents to join new support group

The meetings are virtual at this point and happen on the second Saturday of each month

The Parkinson Society BC is starting a support group for people in the Langley area. (Society website)
Langley RCMP file 2020-43259

Thefts of clothes and cash has RCMP searching for these suspects

The RCMP asks that anyone with information about these crimes contact police.

Langley RCMP file 2020-43259
The Langley Seniors Resource Centre has a tax clinic that wraps up April 30, 2021. (LSRC grpahic)

Seniors centre offers tax clinics and men’s sexuality group has online support meeting

Most in-person events remain on hold but here’s information on two events

The Langley Seniors Resource Centre has a tax clinic that wraps up April 30, 2021. (LSRC grpahic)
Dean Drysdale on the campaign trail during the 2015 federal election. (Langley Advance Times files)

North Langley library branch renamed for active local resident

The Walnut Grove branch has been rechristened in honour of Dean Drysdale

Dean Drysdale on the campaign trail during the 2015 federal election. (Langley Advance Times files)
John Campbell, with the Langley Rotary Club, got to check out the recently installed cold frames with Douglas Park Community School teacher Lorraine Goulet. (John Campbell/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Rotary donation allows Langley students to get growing

Douglas Park Community School has new cold frames for its courtyard garden

John Campbell, with the Langley Rotary Club, got to check out the recently installed cold frames with Douglas Park Community School teacher Lorraine Goulet. (John Campbell/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Langley School District issues COVID-19 notifications when cases are discovered at local public school. Fraser Health handles contact tracing and all medical aspects for all local schools. (Langley Schools)

Two Langley schools added to COVID list

Fraser Health posts the names of public and private schools online when there’s been exposure

The Langley School District issues COVID-19 notifications when cases are discovered at local public school. Fraser Health handles contact tracing and all medical aspects for all local schools. (Langley Schools)
Construction on the new expanded emergency department at Langley Memorial Hospital continued in early 2021 despite the global pandemic. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley’s ER construction near completion, patients welcome in early May

Langley Memorial Hospital continued operating despite major construction since 2019

Construction on the new expanded emergency department at Langley Memorial Hospital continued in early 2021 despite the global pandemic. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Donalda Whaites and Velma MacAllister were co-ordinating the Langley Christmas Bureau in recent years. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley mourns death of long-time ‘toy lady’ Donalda Whaites

A parent, life-long educator, and well-known community volunteer died Tuesday from cancer

Donalda Whaites and Velma MacAllister were co-ordinating the Langley Christmas Bureau in recent years. (Langley Advance Times files)
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen and all other Canadian MPs receive a 2.1 per cent pay increase starting April 1, 2021. She announced she will donate the $3,200 raise to Kimz Angels, a local organization that helps many in the community. (File)

Langley group gets $3,200 surprise donation – local MP’s automatic pay raise

MPs automatically get an increase in pay each April 1

Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen and all other Canadian MPs receive a 2.1 per cent pay increase starting April 1, 2021. She announced she will donate the $3,200 raise to Kimz Angels, a local organization that helps many in the community. (File)
Karlisa Kirkpatrick asked if she could have the vintage doors of Gabby’s Country Cabaret and was allowed to take them home to refurbish them. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

TIMELAPSE VIDEO: Langley landmark for country music fans razed

Gabby’s Country Cabaret building demolished Tuesday morning

Karlisa Kirkpatrick asked if she could have the vintage doors of Gabby’s Country Cabaret and was allowed to take them home to refurbish them. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
A volunteer gives an exhibit a good dusting at the B.C. Farm Museum in Fort Langley on Saturday, March 28, in preparation for its planned reopening on April 1 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley museum devoted to farming history ready to open for season April 1

COVID safety protocols are in place at the B.C. Farm Museum in Fort Langley

A volunteer gives an exhibit a good dusting at the B.C. Farm Museum in Fort Langley on Saturday, March 28, in preparation for its planned reopening on April 1 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Chartwell Langley Gardens residents and staff held a walkathon to raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. (Chartwell photo/Special to the Langley Advance Times.

Langley seniors residence walkathon does a heart good

A COVID-safe fundraiser at Chartwell Langley Gardens will help the Heart and Stroke Foundation

Chartwell Langley Gardens residents and staff held a walkathon to raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. (Chartwell photo/Special to the Langley Advance Times.
Brad Kiendl is president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley group has been the voice of business for 90 years

The Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce anniversary celebration will be done via Zoom

Brad Kiendl is president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Vancouver Giants take on the number 1 team in the league when they play the Kamloops Blazers Friday, March 26, 2021. The public can watch online. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

Langley-based Vancouver Giants have first game Friday in Kamloops hockey bubble

Fraser Health is still deciding how soon it can get a vaccination…

The Vancouver Giants take on the number 1 team in the league when they play the Kamloops Blazers Friday, March 26, 2021. The public can watch online. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)