Langley Times Staff

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)
Police seized $75,000 worth of stolen goods including 3,200 pounds of rice from a Langley warehouse on June 26, 2020. (RCMP photo)

Thousands of dollars of stolen rice traced to Langley warehouse

Police raid seizes $75,000 in ‘commercial scale’ theft case

Police seized $75,000 worth of stolen goods including 3,200 pounds of rice from a Langley warehouse on June 26, 2020. (RCMP photo)
TWU’s Mathias Elser will spend his third summer with Volleyball Canada’s U21 program. He was one of six Spartans selected. (TWU file image)

Langley-based Trinity Western University sends six to Volleyball Canada camp

Spartans players named to Canada’s 2020 virtual training groups

TWU’s Mathias Elser will spend his third summer with Volleyball Canada’s U21 program. He was one of six Spartans selected. (TWU file image)
A Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS)

Dog kennel training for Fraser Valley inmates disrupted by COVID-19

Langley’s LAPS agency will lose a revenue stream and prisoners lose job training

A Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS)
Langley Lodge, a long-term care facility opened in 1974, is located in the centre of Langley City on 204th Street. It was the focus of an outbreak with a loss of two dozen residents related to COVID. The outbreak has been declared over. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Lodge’s deadly outbreak declared over

Fraser Health and long-term care home administrator confirm Friday declaration

Langley Lodge, a long-term care facility opened in 1974, is located in the centre of Langley City on 204th Street. It was the focus of an outbreak with a loss of two dozen residents related to COVID. The outbreak has been declared over. (Langley Advance Times files)
Various police units, including a helicopter and dog team, were called in to help arrest a potentially armed suspect in Willoughby on June 24. (Black Press Media files)

Police arsenal deployed in Langley to avoid potentially violent situation

Mounties arrest armed Vancouver man after Tasering him on Willoughby side street

Various police units, including a helicopter and dog team, were called in to help arrest a potentially armed suspect in Willoughby on June 24. (Black Press Media files)
Giants Josh Niedermayer and Bowden Singleton were among 113 players from across Canada invited to participate in Hockey Canada’s virtual U-17 Summer Development Camp which runs from July 19 – 25.(Photos by Chris Relke/Vancouver Giants)

Giants get invited to national U-17 training camp

Players from the Langley-based team will be attending Hockey Canada’s virtual event in July

Giants Josh Niedermayer and Bowden Singleton were among 113 players from across Canada invited to participate in Hockey Canada’s virtual U-17 Summer Development Camp which runs from July 19 – 25.(Photos by Chris Relke/Vancouver Giants)