Langley Times Staff

Brookswood Bobcats celebrated their B.C. championship victory at the Langley Events Centre. The Bobcats defeated Richmond’s R.A. McMath Wildcats in the final of the B.C. high school senior girls AAA basketball championships in 2016. Past championship games are being replayed this month online by LEC. (File)

Langley Events Centre takes a look back at some classic basketball championship games

Matchups from past years will be rebroadcast online for free

Brookswood Bobcats celebrated their B.C. championship victory at the Langley Events Centre. The Bobcats defeated Richmond’s R.A. McMath Wildcats in the final of the B.C. high school senior girls AAA basketball championships in 2016. Past championship games are being replayed this month online by LEC. (File)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University announced this week that 64 more health care assistant spaces will be opened at the school. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

KPU to train more health workers for seniors care homes

Provincial funding means 64 more spaces for students

Kwantlen Polytechnic University announced this week that 64 more health care assistant spaces will be opened at the school. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
After Cheryl Jean-Paul, head coach of women’s basketball at Trinity Western University (TWU) spoke on athletics, race and diversity at the Oct. 23, 2020, Spartan Sports Leadership Superconference, students formed the Diversity and Anti-Racism Council (D.A.R.C.) (TWU/special to Langley Advance Times)

Diversity and Anti-Racism Council established at Langley’s Trinity Western University

‘A safe space’ for Black, Indigenous and Persons of Colour

After Cheryl Jean-Paul, head coach of women’s basketball at Trinity Western University (TWU) spoke on athletics, race and diversity at the Oct. 23, 2020, Spartan Sports Leadership Superconference, students formed the Diversity and Anti-Racism Council (D.A.R.C.) (TWU/special to Langley Advance Times)
Jake Ruby at the 2020 Island Games (David Chant Photography)

VIDEO: Jake Ruby from Langley’s Trinity Western University signs with professional team

Ruby is third Spartan to earn deal with Canadian Premier League

Jake Ruby at the 2020 Island Games (David Chant Photography)
A vehicle ended up in the ditch on Hwy. 1 near 232 Street on Saturday morning, slowing westbound traffic (Drive BC traffic cam)

Traffic delayed by crash on Hwy. 1 near 232 Street

Expect delays, motorists warned

A vehicle ended up in the ditch on Hwy. 1 near 232 Street on Saturday morning, slowing westbound traffic (Drive BC traffic cam)
Seen here in a pre-pandemic file photo, First West Foundation Chair Peter Podovinikoff (2nd from left) was instrumental in creating First West Foundation through his role as Delta Credit Union’s chief executive officer and continues to serve on its board of directors. (file)

First West Foundation marks 25 years of helping the community

Over the years, it has grown from hundreds of thousands, to millions of dollars in assets

Seen here in a pre-pandemic file photo, First West Foundation Chair Peter Podovinikoff (2nd from left) was instrumental in creating First West Foundation through his role as Delta Credit Union’s chief executive officer and continues to serve on its board of directors. (file)
Originally built in 1911 as a two-room schoolhouse known as Belmont Superior School, the building has been revitalized (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Originally built in 1911 as a two-room schoolhouse known as Belmont Superior School, the building has been revitalized (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Caleb Pearson in BCJALL action at the Langley Events Centre (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre photo)

Rolling the dice: how Langley Thunder took a risk that netted two key players

WLA held their 2021 graduating junior draft on Thursday at Langley Events Centre

Langley’s Caleb Pearson in BCJALL action at the Langley Events Centre (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre photo)
Langley Township has announced free swimming at local pools this weekend (TOL file image)

Free weekend swims at local pools announced by Township

For residents only, and prebooking is required

Langley Township has announced free swimming at local pools this weekend (TOL file image)
Dorothy Peacock Elementary is one of five Langley schools to report a new COVID case (Undated Google Maps image)

New COVID cases reported in five Langley schools

Number of Langley schools on Fraser Health’s exposure list now 20

Dorothy Peacock Elementary is one of five Langley schools to report a new COVID case (Undated Google Maps image)
Jenaya Robertson, a star midfielder with Langley-based Trinity Western University Spartans, has inked her first professional contract, the Langley university announced on Wednesday, Feb. 10 (TWU)

Star TWU soccer player signs pro contract

Jenaya Robertson to play for German team

Jenaya Robertson, a star midfielder with Langley-based Trinity Western University Spartans, has inked her first professional contract, the Langley university announced on Wednesday, Feb. 10 (TWU)
Patricia Victor, Sto:lo Elder and Director of TWU’s Institute of Indigenous Issues and Perspectives, hopes Moose Hide Campaign Day will raise awareness of domestic violence. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Moose Hide Campaign Day about missing and murdered women marked by Langley’s Trinity Western University

A ‘way of walking together in a good way’, TWU Siya:m says

Patricia Victor, Sto:lo Elder and Director of TWU’s Institute of Indigenous Issues and Perspectives, hopes Moose Hide Campaign Day will raise awareness of domestic violence. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley runner Nick Colyn will run a collective 725-kilometre stretch – the same distance of northern British Columbia’s Highway of Tears where Indigenous women and girls have been murdered or gone missing. (TWU/special to Langley Advance Times)

Running to remember: Langley athlete takes part in 725km journey for missing women

Long distance run is part of Moose Hide campaign inspired by Highway of Tears

Langley runner Nick Colyn will run a collective 725-kilometre stretch – the same distance of northern British Columbia’s Highway of Tears where Indigenous women and girls have been murdered or gone missing. (TWU/special to Langley Advance Times)
A burnt-out vehicle was located near Campbell Valley Regional Park on Saturday night, Feb. 6, 2021 (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
A burnt-out vehicle was located near Campbell Valley Regional Park on Saturday night, Feb. 6, 2021 (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
A collision involving a train and an SUV took place early Saturday morning near 216th Street and 96th Avenue (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

VIDEO: Collision involving freight train and ‘abandoned’ SUV in Langley

No injuries reported in early morning crash that closed 96th Avenue near 216th Street

A collision involving a train and an SUV took place early Saturday morning near 216th Street and 96th Avenue (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
TWU men’s and women’s basketball teams will each host an intrasquad skills competition on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 at the Langley Events Centre as part of the Shoot for the Cure campaign against breast cancer (Pixabay.com)

Battling breast cancer: TWU basketball players take part in Shoot for the Cure

Annual event at the Langley Events Centre raises funds for Canadian Cancer Society

TWU men’s and women’s basketball teams will each host an intrasquad skills competition on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 at the Langley Events Centre as part of the Shoot for the Cure campaign against breast cancer (Pixabay.com)
Lynn Fripps Elementary class go on a StoryWalk with Teacher Librarian Jennifer Fernandes during Family Literacy Week. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Walk-through stories at Lynn Fripps school in Langley

Willoughby K-5 school puts reading in motion

Lynn Fripps Elementary class go on a StoryWalk with Teacher Librarian Jennifer Fernandes during Family Literacy Week. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A multi-vehicle crash tied up traffic in the 6800 block Glover Road Sunday afternoon, Jan. 31, 2021 (Curtis Kreklau/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Crash snarls traffic on Glover Road

Significant damage, but only minor injuries, reported in Sunday collision

A multi-vehicle crash tied up traffic in the 6800 block Glover Road Sunday afternoon, Jan. 31, 2021 (Curtis Kreklau/special to Langley Advance Times)
A case of COVID-19 has been reported at LSS (Langley Advance Times file)

COVID-19 case reported at Langley Secondary School

Person is self-isolating at home

A case of COVID-19 has been reported at LSS (Langley Advance Times file)
Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital has been certified at the highest level by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, the second veterinary hospital in Canada to achieve the designation and the only hospital south of the Fraser River. (Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital/Facebook)

Langley animal hospital earns highest certification from veterinary society, only second in Canada

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital is a Level 1 emergency and critical care facility

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital has been certified at the highest level by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, the second veterinary hospital in Canada to achieve the designation and the only hospital south of the Fraser River. (Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital/Facebook)