Langley Times Staff

Giants winning streak has now reached five straight. Friday night, Dec 3, in front of over 3,100 at the Langley Events Centre, Vancouver Giants secured a 3-1 victory over the Kamloops Blazers. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants make it five in a row

Teams extends streak with home ice victory in Langley

Giants winning streak has now reached five straight. Friday night, Dec 3, in front of over 3,100 at the Langley Events Centre, Vancouver Giants secured a 3-1 victory over the Kamloops Blazers. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Tunes for Tots pre-COVID saw a packed house of parents and young children enjoying the music of the Rose Gellert String Quartet. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Morning concert aims to ignite kids’ interest in music

Langley music school’s string quartet perform for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers

Tunes for Tots pre-COVID saw a packed house of parents and young children enjoying the music of the Rose Gellert String Quartet. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
One person died as a result of a fire on Wilding Court in Langley Meadows on Friday, Dec. 3. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: House fire claims life of a Langley man

Fire officials are still on scene investigating a blaze in the Langley Meadows neighbourhood

One person died as a result of a fire on Wilding Court in Langley Meadows on Friday, Dec. 3. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia’s uniform gang enforcement team made a three arrests, and seized drugs and weapons in Langley Thursday night, Dec. 2, 2021. (Black Press Media files)

3 arrested, drugs and weapons seized in Langley takedown

What started as a suspicious vehicle and its occupants fleeing police ended with trio behind bars

Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia’s uniform gang enforcement team made a three arrests, and seized drugs and weapons in Langley Thursday night, Dec. 2, 2021. (Black Press Media files)
Michael Holman gives a tour-de-force performance in Gallery 7 Theatre’s heart-warming production of This Wonderful Life directed by Langley’s Kate Muchmore Woo.(Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to Black Press Media)

Langley director hopes play will lift spirits this holiday season

Gallery 7 celebrates Christmas with theatrical take on classic It’s AWonderful Life

Michael Holman gives a tour-de-force performance in Gallery 7 Theatre’s heart-warming production of This Wonderful Life directed by Langley’s Kate Muchmore Woo.(Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to Black Press Media)
Trace Bundy’s show will also raise money for a charity that strives to alleviate poverty in Africa. (Shinobi/Special to Langley Advance Times)

ARTS IN BRIEF: Dallas Smith wins 3 CCMAs

Live music events becoming more common again, heading into the holiday season

Trace Bundy’s show will also raise money for a charity that strives to alleviate poverty in Africa. (Shinobi/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants’ winning streak continues with 5-3 victory over the Rockets Wednesday night (Dec. 1, 2021) in Kelowna. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants snag fourth straight road victory

Langley-based G-Men down Rockets 5-3 Wednesday in Kelowna, prepare to take on Blazers Friday at home

Vancouver Giants’ winning streak continues with 5-3 victory over the Rockets Wednesday night (Dec. 1, 2021) in Kelowna. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
During pre-COVID times, the Brookswood Night of Lights attracted hundreds for a few hours of festive cheer that culminates with a treelighting ceremony. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Brookswood lights up village again

Night of Lights returns to Langley neighbourhood Friday evening

During pre-COVID times, the Brookswood Night of Lights attracted hundreds for a few hours of festive cheer that culminates with a treelighting ceremony. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Three-time Stanley Cup champion Brent Seabrook will be joining the Vancouver Giants as a volunteer/interim assistant coach, the team announced Wednesday, Dec. 1. (Giants)

Three-time Stanley Cup champ to serve as Vancouver Giants volunteer assistant coach

Brent Seabrook joins Keith McCambridge behind the bench while head coach Michael Dyck is away

Three-time Stanley Cup champion Brent Seabrook will be joining the Vancouver Giants as a volunteer/interim assistant coach, the team announced Wednesday, Dec. 1. (Giants)
Vancouver Giants captain Justin Sourdif has been invited to attend Canada’s national junior team selection camp ahead of the 2022 IIHF World Juniors in Edmonton and Red Deer, AB. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants captain Justin Sourdif invited to team Canada tryouts

Head coach Michael Dyck and athletic therapist Mike Burnstein also at national selection camp

Vancouver Giants captain Justin Sourdif has been invited to attend Canada’s national junior team selection camp ahead of the 2022 IIHF World Juniors in Edmonton and Red Deer, AB. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Volleyball Canada has named Trinity Western men’s volleyball head coach Ben Josephson as the new senior men’s indoor head volleyball coach. (NORCECA)

Langley’s Josephson named national volleyball coach

TWO coach calls it his ‘dream job’

Volleyball Canada has named Trinity Western men’s volleyball head coach Ben Josephson as the new senior men’s indoor head volleyball coach. (NORCECA)
Andy Schildhorn is president of the Fort Langley Community Association, which is currently conducting a survey about the village. (Langley Advance Times files)

Survey queries issues of importance to villagers

Residents and business owners in Fort Langley are being asked their input about key local matters

Andy Schildhorn is president of the Fort Langley Community Association, which is currently conducting a survey about the village. (Langley Advance Times files)
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Police take down ‘open air’ drug market in Langley City

Was ‘specifically targeting our community’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people’

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On Monday, Nov. 29, the driver of a car noticed smoke. She pulled over and got out before it burst into flames. (Sherry Leighton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Women escapes as car erupts in flames

Good Samaritan comes to the aid of a vehicle fire in the Brookswood neighbourhood of Langley Monday

On Monday, Nov. 29, the driver of a car noticed smoke. She pulled over and got out before it burst into flames. (Sherry Leighton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ben Josephson, head coach at Langley’s Trinity Western University, will be among some of the top volleyball minds from across North America on hand to share their knowledge as part of the coaching symposium next month’s Volleyball Showcase. (TWU files/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ben Josephson, head coach at Langley’s Trinity Western University, will be among some of the top volleyball minds from across North America on hand to share their knowledge as part of the coaching symposium next month’s Volleyball Showcase. (TWU files/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants won their third road victory in a row Saturday night, Nov. 27, defeating the Spokane Chiefs 3-1. (Larry Brunt/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants excellent adventure wraps up with third win on the road

First time team has managed the feat since the 2019-20 season

Vancouver Giants won their third road victory in a row Saturday night, Nov. 27, defeating the Spokane Chiefs 3-1. (Larry Brunt/Special to Langley Advance Times)
More than 70 people came out for the evening candlelight vigil held recently at Derek Doubleday Arbouretum. The Walk to Remember event marks national bereavement day. (Shannon Todd Booth/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Walk to Remember will be repeated

Organizers of a bereavement event at Derek Doubleday Arbouretum want to do it again

More than 70 people came out for the evening candlelight vigil held recently at Derek Doubleday Arbouretum. The Walk to Remember event marks national bereavement day. (Shannon Todd Booth/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Elks president Larry Oakley (left) and lodge member Flo Sala recently presented the $10,000 donation for the Langley Foundry to hospital foundation’s Heather Scott and Encompass’ Christine McCracken. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Elks offer infusion of cash to youth and those facing end of life

Matching $10,000 donations were gifted to new Langley Foundry, as well as new hospice residence

Langley Elks president Larry Oakley (left) and lodge member Flo Sala recently presented the $10,000 donation for the Langley Foundry to hospital foundation’s Heather Scott and Encompass’ Christine McCracken. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Trinity Western University’s jazz combo will be performing on Dec. 1. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

TWU presents in-person concerts

Two upcoming shows showcase Langley university students, including one musical event Friday night

Trinity Western University’s jazz combo will be performing on Dec. 1. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants down Winterhawks in Portland Wednesday night, 3-2 in overtime. (Keith Dwiggins/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants take down Winterhawks in overtime

In the first of three away games, State side, Vancouver G-Men emerge triumphant, 3-2, in extra time

Vancouver Giants down Winterhawks in Portland Wednesday night, 3-2 in overtime. (Keith Dwiggins/Special to Langley Advance Times)