Langley Times Staff

Susan Cairns, executive director of the Langley School District Foundation, flashes gift cards that will help feed local kids through their Food for Thought programs. (Langley Advance Times files)

$200,000 in donations help feed hungry Langley students

Organizations answer plea for help, contributing to local school-based food programs

Susan Cairns, executive director of the Langley School District Foundation, flashes gift cards that will help feed local kids through their Food for Thought programs. (Langley Advance Times files)
A defeat Sunday in Kamloops tied up the Giants and Blazers for the most wins this season. Each team has notched seven victories in the B.C. division play unfolding this season on ice in Kamloops and Kelowna. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Giants record fifth shutout of the season

Vancouver G-Men take down Kamloops Blazers on home ice Sunday, 4-0

A defeat Sunday in Kamloops tied up the Giants and Blazers for the most wins this season. Each team has notched seven victories in the B.C. division play unfolding this season on ice in Kamloops and Kelowna. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)
Rachna Singh, MLA for Surrey-Green Timbers, is the parliamentary secretary for anti-racism initiatives. (Photo: flickr.com/photos/bcgovphotos)

Local agency given more bucks to combat anti-racism

Langley Community Services one of 36 organizations given added funds

Rachna Singh, MLA for Surrey-Green Timbers, is the parliamentary secretary for anti-racism initiatives. (Photo: flickr.com/photos/bcgovphotos)
Vancouver Giants victorious over the Royals in Kamloops Thursday, April 15. The G-Men won, 4-0. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Giants young goalie shutouts Victoria, 4-0

The Langley-based WHL team earn another victory over the Royals Thursday in Kamloops

Vancouver Giants victorious over the Royals in Kamloops Thursday, April 15. The G-Men won, 4-0. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)
Florence Song (left), Amy Saya, and Chanhee Park participated in sustainability week at TWU by selling clothes to benefit charities. (TWU’s Winnie Lui/Special to Langley Advance Times)

TWU students turning used clothes and goods into cash

During sustainability week the university fundraises to benefit young entrepreneurs and charities

Florence Song (left), Amy Saya, and Chanhee Park participated in sustainability week at TWU by selling clothes to benefit charities. (TWU’s Winnie Lui/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jaden Lipinski has signed to the Langley-based Vancouver Giants, and is expected to start next season. (Lipinski Family/Special to Black Press Media)

Arizona forward joins Vancouver Giants ranks

A young scorer out of Scottsdale was signed to start playing in the 2021-22 season

Jaden Lipinski has signed to the Langley-based Vancouver Giants, and is expected to start next season. (Lipinski Family/Special to Black Press Media)
Prince Philip and then Princess Elizabeth – then married only four years and heir to the throne – waved to thousands who gathered in Fort Langley in Oct. 26, 1951 to see the royal couple. (Langley Centennial Museum archives/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langleyites bid adieu to Prince Philip

Local historians and the Trinity Western University president share thoughts and memories

Prince Philip and then Princess Elizabeth – then married only four years and heir to the throne – waved to thousands who gathered in Fort Langley in Oct. 26, 1951 to see the royal couple. (Langley Centennial Museum archives/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Some of the fake gold sold by con artists in B.C. An Ontario man has been charged in connection with a Langley incident (RCMP)

Ontario man charged in Langley fake gold scam

If a deal seems to be too good to be true, it likely is, RCMP warn

Some of the fake gold sold by con artists in B.C. An Ontario man has been charged in connection with a Langley incident (RCMP)
Chief Sepass Theatre (Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival/Special to the Star)

Metro Vancouver announces $150,000 in cultural grants

Eligible Aldergrove organizations have until May 10 to apply

Chief Sepass Theatre (Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival/Special to the Star)
Doctors Sonya Grypma, TWU’s senior health advisor (left) and Sheryl Kirkham-Reimer, dean of nursing at Trinity Western University (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Trinity Western University researcher investigates spiritual side of physical suffering

Not limited to patients and their families, but extends to healthcare staff, too

Doctors Sonya Grypma, TWU’s senior health advisor (left) and Sheryl Kirkham-Reimer, dean of nursing at Trinity Western University (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Trent Miner turned aside all 30 shots he faced to secure his third straight shutout as the Vancouver Giants defeated the Kamloops Blazers 4-0 Monday, April 5 (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Trent Miner’s third shutout leads Vancouver Giants to 4-0 victory

Second Giants goaltender to ever record three straight shutouts

Trent Miner turned aside all 30 shots he faced to secure his third straight shutout as the Vancouver Giants defeated the Kamloops Blazers 4-0 Monday, April 5 (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Tristen Nielsen had the lone goal of the evening which came in round three of the shootout, producing a 1-0 shootout victory Sunday evening April 4, over the Prince George Cougars in Kamloops(Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants record second shutout of the season

Only one player with Langley-based team scored, and that was all they needed

Tristen Nielsen had the lone goal of the evening which came in round three of the shootout, producing a 1-0 shootout victory Sunday evening April 4, over the Prince George Cougars in Kamloops(Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Authors and Trinity Western University instructors (from left) Jan Lermitte, Monika Hilder, Robynne Healey and Holly Nelson said history has often overlooked women who made significant contributions (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Trinity Western instructors look at how women have shaped history

Often, women who make a difference are overlooked

Authors and Trinity Western University instructors (from left) Jan Lermitte, Monika Hilder, Robynne Healey and Holly Nelson said history has often overlooked women who made significant contributions (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A come-from-behind 5-4 victory over the Victoria Royals gave the Vancouver Giants their second win in a row Tuesday night, March 30, in Kamloops (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Back to the ice: Vancouver Giants resume play Sunday

Langley-based team scheduled to play three games in four days, following COVID postponement

A come-from-behind 5-4 victory over the Victoria Royals gave the Vancouver Giants their second win in a row Tuesday night, March 30, in Kamloops (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fishing licences came available for sale Thursday, April 1, and the federal government has introduced a new tool to help anglers – those who are required – to record their catches. (DFO/Special to Black Press Media)

New recording tool available in time for fishing licence sales

Anglers can now use an ‘easy’ online system to take note of fish they have caught, as per DFO rules

Fishing licences came available for sale Thursday, April 1, and the federal government has introduced a new tool to help anglers – those who are required – to record their catches. (DFO/Special to Black Press Media)
A come-from-behind 5-4 victory over the Victoria Royals gave the Vancouver Giants their second win in a row Tuesday night, March 30, 2021, in Kamloops (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants make it two in a row

Come-from-behind win by Langley-based team over Victoria

A come-from-behind 5-4 victory over the Victoria Royals gave the Vancouver Giants their second win in a row Tuesday night, March 30, 2021, in Kamloops (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Mazden Leslie scored twice in his WHL debut as the Langley-based Vancouver Giants downed Kelowna 6-0 in WHL action on Sunday, March 28, 2021 (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants bounce back with 6-0 win over Kelowna

Mazden Leslie scored twice in his WHL debut with Langley-based team

Mazden Leslie scored twice in his WHL debut as the Langley-based Vancouver Giants downed Kelowna 6-0 in WHL action on Sunday, March 28, 2021 (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Thousands in Walnut Grove were without power late Sunday morning, March 28 (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Thousands in Walnut Grove were without power late Sunday morning, March 28 (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
YWCA Metro Vancouver has announced Langley's Alyssa Barry as a nominee in the category of “Business & the Professions” for its 38th annual Women of Distinction Awards. The virtual event will take place June 7, 2021. (YWCA)

Langley woman nominated for Women of Distinction Award

YWCA’s virtual event will take place June 7 when winners will be announced

YWCA Metro Vancouver has announced Langley's Alyssa Barry as a nominee in the category of “Business & the Professions” for its 38th annual Women of Distinction Awards. The virtual event will take place June 7, 2021. (YWCA)
An effort to showcase just a handful of Langley’s Heroes in Education has drawn the attention of B.C. media, and has the team at the Langley Advance Times on the shortlist for industry accolades next month.

B.C. peers shortlist Langley Advance Times for industry accolades

Special section spotlighting Langley’s heroes in education earns media outlet provincial attention

An effort to showcase just a handful of Langley’s Heroes in Education has drawn the attention of B.C. media, and has the team at the Langley Advance Times on the shortlist for industry accolades next month.