Matthew Claxton

Lisa Samms-Maxwell of Langley Lodge spoke to Dave Hassett while handing out water and popsicles Friday during high temperatures. Langley Lodge was helping locals keep cool. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Lodge offers water, popsicles to help locals keep cool

The pop-up cooling centre is aimed at helping people through another hot spell

Lisa Samms-Maxwell of Langley Lodge spoke to Dave Hassett while handing out water and popsicles Friday during high temperatures. Langley Lodge was helping locals keep cool. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
(Black Press Media files)

Langley toddler rushed to hospital after fall from third floor window

Paramedics took the child to Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster

(Black Press Media files)
This Milner hotel was the site of a stabbing in May, 2020 that led to a complex police investigation of a suspected dial-a-dope ring. (Langley Advance Times files)

Stabbing at Langley hotel led to year-long drug investigation

Police have seized a gun, cash, and fentanyl, but no charges have been laid

This Milner hotel was the site of a stabbing in May, 2020 that led to a complex police investigation of a suspected dial-a-dope ring. (Langley Advance Times files)
Pastor Jon Grochowski of SouthRidge Fellowship Church, and Jim Calamunce, executive director of the Langley Food Bank, with one of the new carts. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Carts help move groceries for clients of Langley Food Bank

Locals without cars will benefit from the carts, thanks to a local church’s fundraising

Pastor Jon Grochowski of SouthRidge Fellowship Church, and Jim Calamunce, executive director of the Langley Food Bank, with one of the new carts. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley is seeing an increase in COVID-19 numbers as other areas in B.C. deal with much sharper spikes. (BCCDC)

COVID cases creep up in Langley

The province is seeing a resurgence, but the Interior is faring the worst

Langley is seeing an increase in COVID-19 numbers as other areas in B.C. deal with much sharper spikes. (BCCDC)
An April 25 drop-in clinic at the Langley Events Centre saw long lineups. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Mass vaccinations at Langley Events Centre to wrap up

Local shots will still be given at the KPU testing centre

An April 25 drop-in clinic at the Langley Events Centre saw long lineups. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
BCER Interurban Car 1401, an Ottawa Car Company built in 1910, has arrived at Langley Prairie Station  on its way to Chilliwack in late 1949, with St. Louis Car Company’s 1913-built 1320 in tow as well as a BCER-built 1300 car with the conductor leaning out of vestibule door.  The station was re-built by July 1928 after a fire while the vehicle at the left (light colour) indicates a late 1940s model and a 1930s truck.
Photo by Ernie Les Plant / BC Hydro - G.E. MacDonell Collection

WEB POLL: Would you use the Interurban line?

The province is giving the line, shuttered for almost 70 years, renewed consideration

BCER Interurban Car 1401, an Ottawa Car Company built in 1910, has arrived at Langley Prairie Station  on its way to Chilliwack in late 1949, with St. Louis Car Company’s 1913-built 1320 in tow as well as a BCER-built 1300 car with the conductor leaning out of vestibule door.  The station was re-built by July 1928 after a fire while the vehicle at the left (light colour) indicates a late 1940s model and a 1930s truck.
Photo by Ernie Les Plant / BC Hydro - G.E. MacDonell Collection
Anti-gang officers seized these weapons after they recognized a vehicle as being associated with a recent break in. (CFSEU)

Guns, knives seized by anti-gang officers in Langley arrest

Police spotted a vehicle linked to a recent break in

Anti-gang officers seized these weapons after they recognized a vehicle as being associated with a recent break in. (CFSEU)
Police took DNA swabs and found gun parts and a bullet in a car torched in Langley following a Burnaby slaying last year. (Langley Advance Times files)

Car linked to Burnaby murder already had tracking device, court hearing shows

Dumped and burned in Langley, police found gun parts and a bullet inside

Police took DNA swabs and found gun parts and a bullet in a car torched in Langley following a Burnaby slaying last year. (Langley Advance Times files)
Fire risk is ‘extreme’ in Langley after weeks of hot, dry weather. (NNSL file photo)

Langley City offers warning as fire hazard hits ‘extreme’ level

Tips are aimed at keeping people cool and avoiding fires

Fire risk is ‘extreme’ in Langley after weeks of hot, dry weather. (NNSL file photo)
Langley RCMP found drugs, guns, cash, stolen cars, and even a stolen boat when they raided a rural Abbotsford property in June. (Langley RCMP)

Drug raid by Langley RCMP on rural Abbotsford house nets cash, guns, fentanyl

Police used flashbangs to enter when the occupants wouldn’t open the doors

Langley RCMP found drugs, guns, cash, stolen cars, and even a stolen boat when they raided a rural Abbotsford property in June. (Langley RCMP)
Trinity Western University’s campus. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)

TWU faculty deliver non-confidence vote in president after program cuts

The Langley university recently announced the end of theatre program degrees

Trinity Western University’s campus. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)
Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley School District to lower flags in recognition of unmarked Indigenous graves

The flags will be lowered for an indeterminate amount of time at all school facilities

Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)
Weekly COVID numbers in Langley went up last week. (BCCDC)

COVID numbers slowly rising in Langley

Numbers are going up across B.C., and right here

Weekly COVID numbers in Langley went up last week. (BCCDC)
Randy Caine, seen here inside his store on the Langley City one-way Sept. 21, 2020, has passed away. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley activist, business owner Randy Caine dies

Caine was a longtime advocate for medical marijuana and cannabis decriminalization

Randy Caine, seen here inside his store on the Langley City one-way Sept. 21, 2020, has passed away. (Langley Advance Times files)
Charlie Grahn, treasurer of the Vancouver chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, with the crashed car that will warn local drivers in Langley this month. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Crashed car reminds Langley drivers not to get behind the wheel impaired

MADD and ICBC arranged for the vehicle to be in the community this summer

Charlie Grahn, treasurer of the Vancouver chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, with the crashed car that will warn local drivers in Langley this month. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Kari Simpson was slated to speak at a youth conference that was to take place at the Anvil Centre until New Westminster cancelled the booking. (Langley Advance Times files)

New West wrong to cancel church event over controversial Langley activist: courts

The city didn’t balance free speech rights, a judge ruled

Kari Simpson was slated to speak at a youth conference that was to take place at the Anvil Centre until New Westminster cancelled the booking. (Langley Advance Times files)
IHIT officers are asking for public tips from anyone who recognizes this red Ford F-150 pickup truck. (IHIT)

IHIT seeks tips on distinctive pickup truck linked to Langley murder

The truck was found on fire Tuesday evening in Willoughby

IHIT officers are asking for public tips from anyone who recognizes this red Ford F-150 pickup truck. (IHIT)
Passengers board the restored B.C. Electric Railway Car 1225 at Cloverdale Station, as part of Surrey’s Heritage Rail operations. (File photo)

B.C. considering Interurban for future transit

TransLink rejected the route, local advocates have lobbied for it

Passengers board the restored B.C. Electric Railway Car 1225 at Cloverdale Station, as part of Surrey’s Heritage Rail operations. (File photo)
Aldergrove border crossing. (Black Press Media files)

Tourism hopes high as American visitors set to return to Langley Aug. 9

Early visitors might be a slow trickle at first

Aldergrove border crossing. (Black Press Media files)