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Canadian international centre Guiseppe Du Toit is joining Trinity Western University’s men’s and women’s rugby programs as a backs coach, starting this fall. (TWU image)

Canadian international rugby star Du Toit joins TWU coaching staff

Will continue pro career with the Toronto Arrows

Canadian international centre Guiseppe Du Toit is joining Trinity Western University’s men’s and women’s rugby programs as a backs coach, starting this fall. (TWU image)
Trinity Western University president Dr. Mark Husbands delivered a virtual message of encouragement at the Langley-based university’s annual Community Day celebration of staff and faculty on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 ( TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley-based Trinity Western University moves annual celebration of staff online

‘This is a community day unlike all others’ president says

Trinity Western University president Dr. Mark Husbands delivered a virtual message of encouragement at the Langley-based university’s annual Community Day celebration of staff and faculty on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 ( TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Tiffany Foster and Brighton dominated the $40,000 VOLVO CANADA Cup 1.45m at the Fort Festival at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. (Totem Photographics/tbird/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Tiffany Foster and Brighton dominated the $40,000 VOLVO CANADA Cup 1.45m at the Fort Festival at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. (Totem Photographics/tbird/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Seen here celebrating during a 2012 game at the Langley Events Centre, Trinity Western’s Alicia Perrin helped lead the Spartans to multiple victories while winning multiple individual honours (TWU/file)

Top player returns to coach volleyball at Langley’s Trinity Western University

Alicia Perrin is four-time Canada West all-star and two-time All-Canadian

Seen here celebrating during a 2012 game at the Langley Events Centre, Trinity Western’s Alicia Perrin helped lead the Spartans to multiple victories while winning multiple individual honours (TWU/file)
A vehicle landed in the ditch on Hwy 1 westbound near the Clearbrook overpass Sunday afternoon Aug. 23, 2020, tying up traffic. (Black Press Media)

Traffic tie-up on Hwy. 1 due to vehicle in ditch

Westbound on Hwy. 1 is slow going

A vehicle landed in the ditch on Hwy 1 westbound near the Clearbrook overpass Sunday afternoon Aug. 23, 2020, tying up traffic. (Black Press Media)
Langley’s Tiffany Foster and Brighton won the $5,000 Maui Jim Welcome 1.45m at Thunderbird Show Park in the Fort Classic held on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 . Competitive riding has resumed at the Langley facility, without spectators. (Totem Photographics/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley’s Tiffany Foster racks up wins as competitive riding resumes at Thunderbird Show Park

Events are being held without spectators, but fans can watch via video

Langley’s Tiffany Foster and Brighton won the $5,000 Maui Jim Welcome 1.45m at Thunderbird Show Park in the Fort Classic held on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 . Competitive riding has resumed at the Langley facility, without spectators. (Totem Photographics/Special to Langley Advance Times)
TWU student Dave Garcia demonstrates a lightbox (Jacob Pettigrew/special to Langley Advance Times)

How students at Langley’s Trinity Western University came up with an inexpensive way to write in the air online

Low-cost transparent lightbox for instructors was developed as part of a student jobs program

TWU student Dave Garcia demonstrates a lightbox (Jacob Pettigrew/special to Langley Advance Times)
Due to COVID-19, inspiration and ideas about how to be WaterWise will be shared a little differently, as information is delivered digitally in Langley. Among other things, lawn signs can be ordered by email. (Township of Langley)
Due to COVID-19, inspiration and ideas about how to be WaterWise will be shared a little differently, as information is delivered digitally in Langley. Among other things, lawn signs can be ordered by email. (Township of Langley)
Ursula Gercken devoured a smore during the Chartwell Renaissance summer camp at the Langley residence. (Chartwell/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Campfires and games evokes memories of summers past for Langley seniors

Residents of Chartwell’s Renaissance home participated in a week of camp-themed activities

Ursula Gercken devoured a smore during the Chartwell Renaissance summer camp at the Langley residence. (Chartwell/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley Firefighters’ Charitable Society is hosting its first fundraising golf tournament later this month, and they’re still looking for players to sign up. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Golfers and firefighters repair Langley Hospice roof after raccoon visit

Township fire crew’s charitable arm is hosting an inaugural golf tournament on Aug. 24

Township of Langley Firefighters’ Charitable Society is hosting its first fundraising golf tournament later this month, and they’re still looking for players to sign up. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP have finally got their man, a driver who refused to stop for police back in May. (Black Press file photo)
Langley RCMP have finally got their man, a driver who refused to stop for police back in May. (Black Press file photo)
Langley’s Donald Pilon was the point person for a group of work pals who always buy lottery tickets together. They won $145,000. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Group of Langley co-workers wins $145K with Lotto Max

Everyone was on days off when they heard the news they’d won the lottery

Langley’s Donald Pilon was the point person for a group of work pals who always buy lottery tickets together. They won $145,000. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Madison Place was the scene of a fire on Friday, July 17, that displaced all the residents. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley fires prompt warning about balcony and deck fires

Langley Township has tips to stay safer in outdoor spaces that can be the scene of fires

Madison Place was the scene of a fire on Friday, July 17, that displaced all the residents. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Maria Goncharova is part of a team of researchers at Langley-based Trinity Western University look for ways to quell the spread of the invasive knotweed species (TWU image)

VIDEO: Looking for a knockout against knotweed

How four researchers at Langley-based Trinity Western University are studying invasive plant species

Maria Goncharova is part of a team of researchers at Langley-based Trinity Western University look for ways to quell the spread of the invasive knotweed species (TWU image)
Vancouver Giants have signed 2002-born defenceman Marko Stacha (Ilava, SVK) to a WHL Standard Player Agreement. It was announced Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in Langley. (Courtesy Vancouver Giants)

Vancouver Giants sign Marko Stacha

Defenceman was originally selected by the Langley-based team in 2020 CHL import draft

Vancouver Giants have signed 2002-born defenceman Marko Stacha (Ilava, SVK) to a WHL Standard Player Agreement. It was announced Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in Langley. (Courtesy Vancouver Giants)
Langley’s Carly Higo and Stefan Steinebach won $500,000 in the July 16, 2020 Daily Grand draw. (BCLC photo)

Langley lottery winners plan to spoil their cats

‘We’ll probably go out and buy the best scratch post money can buy’

Langley’s Carly Higo and Stefan Steinebach won $500,000 in the July 16, 2020 Daily Grand draw. (BCLC photo)
The City of Langley is replacing the Logan Creek culvert crossing the Langley Bypass. Traffic will be restricted until September.(Langley City graphic)
The City of Langley is replacing the Logan Creek culvert crossing the Langley Bypass. Traffic will be restricted until September.(Langley City graphic)
A young visitor takes a look around Driediger Farm, one of many attractions Tourism Langley is promoting with a six-week marketing campaign called #LangleyFresh to encourage close-to-home visitors. It was announced Tuesday, July 28. (Tourism Langley photo)
A young visitor takes a look around Driediger Farm, one of many attractions Tourism Langley is promoting with a six-week marketing campaign called #LangleyFresh to encourage close-to-home visitors. It was announced Tuesday, July 28. (Tourism Langley photo)
Gardens, shrubs, trees, and flowerbeds can be watered by hand any day, any time, but lawn watering in the Township of Langley and throughout Metro Vancouver is limited to specific days and times to prevent potential shortages of vital water resources. (Photo courtesy Township of Langley)
Gardens, shrubs, trees, and flowerbeds can be watered by hand any day, any time, but lawn watering in the Township of Langley and throughout Metro Vancouver is limited to specific days and times to prevent potential shortages of vital water resources. (Photo courtesy Township of Langley)
Minnesota Wild took to social media to announce Dean Evason has been named full-time head coach after a tour of duty as interim head coach (Twitter)

Former Giants head coach named to lead NHL Minnesota Wild

Dean Evason led the Langley-based WHL team for two seasons

Minnesota Wild took to social media to announce Dean Evason has been named full-time head coach after a tour of duty as interim head coach (Twitter)