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A map of the Trans Canada Highway between 264th Street in Langley to Whatcom Road in Abbotsford. (B.C. government)
A map of the Trans Canada Highway between 264th Street in Langley to Whatcom Road in Abbotsford. (B.C. government)
Langley Township was called to a vehicle fire on the Trans Canada Highway at about 248th Street on Tuesday afternoon. The fire blocked traffic temporarily with motorists rerouting. (Submitted photo)

TRAFFIC: Vehicle fire blocking Highway 1 eastbound lanes in Langley

The left lane has re-opened to traffic, two others remain closed

Langley Township was called to a vehicle fire on the Trans Canada Highway at about 248th Street on Tuesday afternoon. The fire blocked traffic temporarily with motorists rerouting. (Submitted photo)
Bill and Arlene Pike are Langley pioneers, having lived most of their lives here, and found out on May 25 that they are Seniors of the Year for their contributions to the community. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley senior of the year honours come on birthday

Arlene and Bill Pike were selected year’s winners for all the way they give back

Bill and Arlene Pike are Langley pioneers, having lived most of their lives here, and found out on May 25 that they are Seniors of the Year for their contributions to the community. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
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COVID-19: Langley nail salon, gym ordered closed, latest school exposures

Fraser Health has issued a public exposure alert for a local nail salon

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(Langley Schools)

Langley schools on COVID exposure list rises

Families of three schools were issued notifications on Tuesday

(Langley Schools)
One person was taken to hospital for burns after fire crews were called to a blaze in the 1500 block of 232nd Street around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. (Township of Langley Fire Department/Special to Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: One person taken to hospital after suffering burns in Langley fire

Crews were dispatched around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday

One person was taken to hospital for burns after fire crews were called to a blaze in the 1500 block of 232nd Street around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. (Township of Langley Fire Department/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Laurelle Oldford-Down stripped down to celebrate World Naked Gardening Day at Arts Nursery. (Arts Nursery/Facebook)

VIDEO: Local nursery strips down for World Naked Gardening Day

Arts Nursery released weekly videos on social media

Laurelle Oldford-Down stripped down to celebrate World Naked Gardening Day at Arts Nursery. (Arts Nursery/Facebook)
Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation is working to raise $21,000 for hospital equipment. (Langley Memorial Hospital Facebook)

$21K ‘urgently’ needed for Langley hospital equipment

Foundation is fundraising for surgical tools and holter monitors

Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation is working to raise $21,000 for hospital equipment. (Langley Memorial Hospital Facebook)
On April 17, 2021, people who purchased tickets to the “Angels Working Together” virtual gala came together online with a bottle of wine and a Kimz Angels engraved charcuterie board with meats and cheeses, all delivered to their door on the day of the event. (Langley Advance Times)

Kimz Angels virtual gala raises $50,000

Founder Kim Snow says this year’s event saw the largest dollar amount raised

On April 17, 2021, people who purchased tickets to the “Angels Working Together” virtual gala came together online with a bottle of wine and a Kimz Angels engraved charcuterie board with meats and cheeses, all delivered to their door on the day of the event. (Langley Advance Times)
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COVID-19: Number of Langley schools on exposure list decline

As of Thursday there are 9 Langley schools on the exposure list, 2 of which are independent

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Ridge Meadows RCMP were called to assist Canada Pacific Rail on Wednesday night, May 19, 2021 after a collision between a car and a train. The incident was reported around 8 p.m. near the 203rd Street and Maple Crescent intersection. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP were called to assist Canada Pacific Rail on Wednesday night, May 19, 2021 after a collision between a car and a train. The incident was reported around 8 p.m. near the 203rd Street and Maple Crescent intersection. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)
(Langley Schools)

New COVID cases recorded as number of Langley schools on exposure list drops

As of Tuesday there were 12 schools on Fraser Health’s list

(Langley Schools)
Trans-Canada Highway westbound of Abbotsford near Bradner Road, looking west. (Drive BC)
Trans-Canada Highway westbound of Abbotsford near Bradner Road, looking west. (Drive BC)
Nixon Mahovlic, 8, was inspired by kindness week at Fort Langley Elementary so he set out to collect bottles to raise money for a local family in need. (Steve Mahovlic/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley boy, 8, inspired by kindness week collects $400 in bottles for local family

Nixon Mahovlic is a student at Fort Langley Elementary

Nixon Mahovlic, 8, was inspired by kindness week at Fort Langley Elementary so he set out to collect bottles to raise money for a local family in need. (Steve Mahovlic/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Secondary School is reporting a COVID exposure. (Langley Advance Times files)

COVID-19: Langley schools on exposure list dip to 20

Langley Secondary School is the latest to report a COVID case

Langley Secondary School is reporting a COVID exposure. (Langley Advance Times files)
Aldergrove Community Secondary. (Undated Google maps photo)

23 Langley schools on COVID exposure list after latest alerts

Five independent schools are on Fraser Health’s exposure list

Aldergrove Community Secondary. (Undated Google maps photo)
The Northern Spotted Owl Breeding Program welcomed a new chick in April 2021 after it was artificially incubated for 32 days while still in its egg, hand raised for a week and then returned to owl foster parents Sedin and Amore. Chick B is now settling in at the family nest, which the public can view live online. (Jasmine McCulligh/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Baby welcomed at Langley’s Northern Spotted Owl breeding site

Facility hatches adopt-a-chick fundraiser to help with expenses

The Northern Spotted Owl Breeding Program welcomed a new chick in April 2021 after it was artificially incubated for 32 days while still in its egg, hand raised for a week and then returned to owl foster parents Sedin and Amore. Chick B is now settling in at the family nest, which the public can view live online. (Jasmine McCulligh/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Undated Google photo of Safeway (20871 Fraser Hwy.).

Safeway, FreshCo, Shoppers and three Langley schools record COVID-19 cases

Two COVID-positive staff reported at same Safeway within days

Undated Google photo of Safeway (20871 Fraser Hwy.).
Langley RCMP say this woman was seen in a surveillance video on March 31, 2021 walking between two homes in the 8500-block of 205B Street minutes before a fire that saw one of the homes destroyed and the other sustain significant damage. (Langley RCMP)
Langley RCMP say this woman was seen in a surveillance video on March 31, 2021 walking between two homes in the 8500-block of 205B Street minutes before a fire that saw one of the homes destroyed and the other sustain significant damage. (Langley RCMP)
Vanguard Secondary School is set to receive $3.8 million in seismic upgrades. The upgrades are scheduled to be complete by March 2023. (Joanne Abshire/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley school to receive $3.8 million seismic upgrade

Project scheduled to be completed March 2023

Vanguard Secondary School is set to receive $3.8 million in seismic upgrades. The upgrades are scheduled to be complete by March 2023. (Joanne Abshire/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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