Langley Times Staff

Undated Google maps image of Aldergrove Community Secondary. COVID exposure notices were issued to parents at four Langley school on Saturday, Dec. 20 (Google)

Four COVID exposure notices sent to parents at four Langley schools

‘Early notification’ letters went out Saturday, Dec. 19

Undated Google maps image of Aldergrove Community Secondary. COVID exposure notices were issued to parents at four Langley school on Saturday, Dec. 20 (Google)
Township firefighters were called to a fire in the 22100 block of 16th Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters were called to a fire in the 22100 block of 16th Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Giants have signed Zach Ashton (Brian Liesse/special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants sign Ashton

Canadian-born Seattle defenceman joins Langley-based team

Giants have signed Zach Ashton (Brian Liesse/special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP will be collecting donations for the local food bank at the Willoughby Town Centre parking lot (20678 Willoughby Town Centre Drive near the Royal Bank) on Saturday, Dec. 19 from noon till 4 p.m. (file)

Fill the police car, help the food bank at Langley event this Saturday, Dec. 19

RCMP will be collecting contributions from noon till 4 p.m. at Willoughby Town Centre

Langley RCMP will be collecting donations for the local food bank at the Willoughby Town Centre parking lot (20678 Willoughby Town Centre Drive near the Royal Bank) on Saturday, Dec. 19 from noon till 4 p.m. (file)
Volunteer citizen citizen scientists will be keeping a careful distance during the 121st annual Audubon bird count in Langley on Dec. 27. (John Gordon/special to Langley Advance Times)

Keeping a careful distance, participants prepare for 121st annual bird count in Langley

Event is part of an international effort to tally bird species

Volunteer citizen citizen scientists will be keeping a careful distance during the 121st annual Audubon bird count in Langley on Dec. 27. (John Gordon/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram has been named to Team Canada, the second year the star player with the Langley-based WHL team has made the roster. (File photo by Rik Fedyck)

Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram will play for Canada, again

Player with Langley-based team rode out a two-week COVID-19 shutdown at training camp

Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram has been named to Team Canada, the second year the star player with the Langley-based WHL team has made the roster. (File photo by Rik Fedyck)
For some people, touring in the evening to see the Christmas lights is a favourite holiday activity. Mike Olynuk has penguins in his Christmas light display this year at 6474 197th St. See our online Christmas light map to find more decorated sites.

Share cherished holiday traditions with Langley

We are inviting readers to share stories and photos for an upcoming Christmas publication

For some people, touring in the evening to see the Christmas lights is a favourite holiday activity. Mike Olynuk has penguins in his Christmas light display this year at 6474 197th St. See our online Christmas light map to find more decorated sites.
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Internet ‘friend’ scams $35K from Langley couple

Warning issued by Langley RCMP

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This is a portion of the colouring page released by the Vancouver Giants. To get the full version, go to their website at vancouvergiants.com. (Courtesy Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: Instead of a teddy bear toss, Vancouver Giants will hold a colouring contest

For every entry, a kid will get a bear, team promises

This is a portion of the colouring page released by the Vancouver Giants. To get the full version, go to their website at vancouvergiants.com. (Courtesy Vancouver Giants)
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Would-be catalytic converter thieves caught in the act by Langley RCMP

Two men arrested during attempt at Langley car dealership

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Save On Foods manager Cam Bates (L), seen here with Peterson Road PAC president Kristy Sayers, contributed gift cards and trees to the 2020 Peterson Road school food and Christmas hamper program (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Stepping up: local businesses help Peterson Road school help those in need

Donations to school food and Christmas hamper program fill gap created by concert cancellation

Save On Foods manager Cam Bates (L), seen here with Peterson Road PAC president Kristy Sayers, contributed gift cards and trees to the 2020 Peterson Road school food and Christmas hamper program (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jackman Manor COVID-19 outbreak is over, the provincial health officer announced on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 (file)

Outbreak at Jackman manor in Langley declared over

More than 400 new cases reported in region

Jackman Manor COVID-19 outbreak is over, the provincial health officer announced on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 (file)
Roseanne Ham was elected the Western Canada region governor of the Soroptimists. She’s been a member of the Soroptimist International of the Langleys since 2012. (Soroptimists/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley woman to head Western Canada for Soroptimists

The group is devoted to helping women and girls around the world

Roseanne Ham was elected the Western Canada region governor of the Soroptimists. She’s been a member of the Soroptimist International of the Langleys since 2012. (Soroptimists/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Belmont school in Langley reported one person tested positive for COVID-19 (Undated Google Maps image)

COVID-19 cases reported at Belmont Elementary and DW Poppy schools in Langley

Fraser Health says in both cases the affected individuals are self-isolating at home

Belmont school in Langley reported one person tested positive for COVID-19 (Undated Google Maps image)
Langley’s Ryan Schwartz won $111,387.60 after matching six out of the seven numbers plus the bonus number in the B.C. Lotto Max October 2, 2020 draw. (BCLC/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley man wins B.C. Lotto Max draw

Ryan Schwartz won $111,387.60

Langley’s Ryan Schwartz won $111,387.60 after matching six out of the seven numbers plus the bonus number in the B.C. Lotto Max October 2, 2020 draw. (BCLC/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Frontline workers, including health care workers, law enforcement, firefighters, restaurant workers, grocery store workers and bus drivers can drop by and get a free six pack from Langley’s Dead Frog Brewery on Saturday, Nov. 21. (photo courtesy Dead Frog Brewery)

Langley’s Dead Frog brewery offers free six-packs to people on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Things are rough right now, and we think it’s more important than ever to say thank you’

Frontline workers, including health care workers, law enforcement, firefighters, restaurant workers, grocery store workers and bus drivers can drop by and get a free six pack from Langley’s Dead Frog Brewery on Saturday, Nov. 21. (photo courtesy Dead Frog Brewery)
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Langley man charged with multiple business break-ins

‘High quality video surveillance’ helped identify suspect

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One staff member and three residents at Jackman Manor in Aldergrove have tested positive for COVID-19, the FHA said (Black Press Media file)

COVID-19 cases reported at Aldergrove care facility

One staff member and three residents at Jackman Manor in Aldergrove have tested positive

One staff member and three residents at Jackman Manor in Aldergrove have tested positive for COVID-19, the FHA said (Black Press Media file)
A person with COVID was at Willoughby Elementary School (pictured) on Thursday, Nov. 5 and Friday, Nov. 6, and a person with the virus was at H.D. Stafford on Friday, Nov. 6 and Monday, Nov. 9. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Two Langley schools report COVID cases

Parents at Willoughby and H.D. Stafford were notified Friday Nov. 13

A person with COVID was at Willoughby Elementary School (pictured) on Thursday, Nov. 5 and Friday, Nov. 6, and a person with the virus was at H.D. Stafford on Friday, Nov. 6 and Monday, Nov. 9. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Secondary School is reporting a COVID exposure. (Langley Advance Times files)

COVID exposure reported at Langley Secondary, education centre and Otter Co-op

At LSS, the affected individual attended the school over six days, notice says

Langley Secondary School is reporting a COVID exposure. (Langley Advance Times files)