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Langley RCMP say they arrested two suspected mail thieves Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media files)

Aldergrove mail thieves caught with letters scattered in Jeep

Both suspects were violating probation orders, police say

Langley RCMP say they arrested two suspected mail thieves Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media files)
Langley School District's board office. (Langley Advance Times files)

There are a number of locals hoping to win the Feb. 27 byelection

There are now seven candidates vying to fill the vacant seat on…

Langley School District's board office. (Langley Advance Times files)
This suspect allegedly stole a charity donation jar from a Langley store in November. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley RCMP)

Thief snatches charity donation jar from Langley store

The suspect is one of several Langley Mounties are searching for linked to recent thefts

This suspect allegedly stole a charity donation jar from a Langley store in November. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley RCMP)
The new facility in construction a few months ago. (Critter Care/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Critter Care expands raccoon and skunk care centre

The Langley wildlife care centre takes in injured and orphaned animals

The new facility in construction a few months ago. (Critter Care/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The forfeiture case based on seized gold and European cash is being held at the courthouse in Victoria. (Black Press Media files)

Province aims to seize gold, cash after cannabis raids at Langley homes

Police also found ammo, body armour, and a stun baton

The forfeiture case based on seized gold and European cash is being held at the courthouse in Victoria. (Black Press Media files)
The RCMP was called to a condo complex in Langley City in the early hours of Jan. 18, 2021, for a shooting. (Shane Mackichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Violence hits Langley as gang war boils over in Lower Mainland

Three violent local incidents haven’t been definitively linked to gangs, but are apparently targeted

The RCMP was called to a condo complex in Langley City in the early hours of Jan. 18, 2021, for a shooting. (Shane Mackichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Curator Kobi Christian with an exhibit on historic clothing that was on display at the Langley Centennial Museum last February. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley museum gets $75,000 grant for printmaking studio

The funding is to go towards improving facilities

Curator Kobi Christian with an exhibit on historic clothing that was on display at the Langley Centennial Museum last February. (Langley Advance Times files)
Flip City’s Elise Van Harmelen at the 2017 Langley Invitational at the Langley Events Centre. Flip City is one of 11 local sports groups getting COVID relief funding. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley sports clubs get COVID relief funding

The province is giving cash to groups hit hard by shutdowns

Flip City’s Elise Van Harmelen at the 2017 Langley Invitational at the Langley Events Centre. Flip City is one of 11 local sports groups getting COVID relief funding. (Langley Advance Times files)
The first tree – a Sitka spruce – in the second phase of Fort Langley’s Memory Grove was planted on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 21. (Kurt Alberts/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Second phase of Memory Grove planted at Fort Langley

The first trees started going into the ground on Thursday, Jan. 21

The first tree – a Sitka spruce – in the second phase of Fort Langley’s Memory Grove was planted on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 21. (Kurt Alberts/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Jessica Simpson speaking to Langley Township council as a delegate in 2019. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: Health privacy breach claimed by controversial Langley woman

Jessica Simpson is suing Fraser Health over an alleged breach in her health info

Jessica Simpson speaking to Langley Township council as a delegate in 2019. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Aaliyah Rosa. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langley child murder trial delayed until spring

It will be three months before testimony resumes

Aaliyah Rosa. (Black Press Media file photo)
Okay – who predicted that increased pet ownership would be a side effect of a pandemic? (LAPS/Special to Aldergrove Star)

Painful Truth: Predicting the post-COVID future is no easy task

Small changes are gathering steam, and no one saw all of them coming

Okay – who predicted that increased pet ownership would be a side effect of a pandemic? (LAPS/Special to Aldergrove Star)
The new FVRL Express Service was inaugurated during the pandemic. The system is seen here in Maple Ridge’s branch. (Special to Black Press Media)

FVRL not currently planning for fundraising foundation

The largest library system in B.C. has a dozen small volunteer groups instead

The new FVRL Express Service was inaugurated during the pandemic. The system is seen here in Maple Ridge’s branch. (Special to Black Press Media)
The RCMP was called to a condo complex in Langley City in the early hours of Jan. 18, 2021, for a shooting. (Shane Mackichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Our View: Too many shootings as gang war continues

We need to ask what more we could be doing to stop the endless gang wars

The RCMP was called to a condo complex in Langley City in the early hours of Jan. 18, 2021, for a shooting. (Shane Mackichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A lawsuit over three stormwater floods of a building over the past year has been launched against Langley City. (Langley Advance Times file)

Flooded apartment building sparks lawsuit against Langley City

A downtown landlord claims a lack of storm sewer upgrades is negligence

A lawsuit over three stormwater floods of a building over the past year has been launched against Langley City. (Langley Advance Times file)
Township of Langley civic facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Budget shortfall shrinking in Langley Township

Staff showed council a tightened up budget, without borrowing, on Monday

Township of Langley civic facility. (Langley Advance Times files)
A Langley woman said she was shaken by the angry encounter. (Google Maps)

Woman shaken after belligerent encounter with unmasked man in Langley store

A man angry about vaccines berated a fellow shopper, a witness said

A Langley woman said she was shaken by the angry encounter. (Google Maps)
Langley RCMP are looking for witnesses to an apparent shoot out between two vehicles in Langley City and Brookswood on Saturday morning. (Langley Advance Times files)

Shots fired between speeding cars in Brookswood, Langley City

One or both cars were firing shots at the other in the middle of the night

Langley RCMP are looking for witnesses to an apparent shoot out between two vehicles in Langley City and Brookswood on Saturday morning. (Langley Advance Times files)
Charlie Fox in a 2018 Langley Township council meeting. (Langley Advance Times files)

Fox confirms run for Langley school board byelection

There are now at least two candidates confirmed to contest the spot

Charlie Fox in a 2018 Langley Township council meeting. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Township Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Housing, RCMP, Fort roads all discussed at Langley Township budget meeting

A Monday meeting touched on priorities for this year and beyond

Langley Township Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)