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Charlie Fox was sworn in as the newest Langley school trustee on Thursday, March 12 after his byelection win last month. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fox sworn in as Langley trustee after byelection win

The former Township councillor has taken a role on the school board

Charlie Fox was sworn in as the newest Langley school trustee on Thursday, March 12 after his byelection win last month. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Some examples of spray-painted graffiti found by Fort Langley resident Bryan Miller, who is scheduled to appear before Langley Township council on March 8, 2021, to argue for a bylaw that would restrict spray paint sales to minors (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Spray paint restrictions pondered by Township council

Council will hear from staff about whether limiting sales to kids could reduce graffiti

Some examples of spray-painted graffiti found by Fort Langley resident Bryan Miller, who is scheduled to appear before Langley Township council on March 8, 2021, to argue for a bylaw that would restrict spray paint sales to minors (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Rev. Andrew Halladay of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Langley City said not being able to hold funerals in person has been difficult for his congregation. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Grief inescapable for those who have lost loved ones to COVID

Dealing with death has been difficult with so much on hold for a year

Rev. Andrew Halladay of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Langley City said not being able to hold funerals in person has been difficult for his congregation. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The new 216th Street interchange, at the freeway, opened in early September, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)

Signs banning big trucks from 216th may have to wait

With TransLink the B.C. sharing jurisdiction, the Township council voted to get more info

The new 216th Street interchange, at the freeway, opened in early September, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)
Tanya du Toit and her son Jensen. The du Toits are raising money to fund a trip to Toronto for a specialist surgeon to treat Tanya’s cancer. (Du Toit family/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley mom overwhelmed by generosity as friends fundraise for cancer trip

Tanya du Toit needs to go to Toronto for a specialist surgery

Tanya du Toit and her son Jensen. The du Toits are raising money to fund a trip to Toronto for a specialist surgeon to treat Tanya’s cancer. (Du Toit family/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Schoolmistress is a Victorian farce from 1886. (Theatre in the Valley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Schoolmistress brings Victorian farce to Langley’s livestreamed theatre

A Zoom production of the popular 1886 play will be held this March

The Schoolmistress is a Victorian farce from 1886. (Theatre in the Valley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Vehicles lined up at the testing clinic at KPU’s Langley parking lot on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The site is also giving vaccinations to seniors 90 and over starting next week. (Langley Advance Times files)

KPU testing site will also host Langley mass vaccination clinic

Drive-through vaccinations will be available for those 90 and over next week

Vehicles lined up at the testing clinic at KPU’s Langley parking lot on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The site is also giving vaccinations to seniors 90 and over starting next week. (Langley Advance Times files)
TransLink’s Mayors Council wants to expand from their pilot electric buses (left) to a fleet of more than 600 in 10 years. On the right is an old-school electric trolley bus. (TransLink)
TransLink’s Mayors Council wants to expand from their pilot electric buses (left) to a fleet of more than 600 in 10 years. On the right is an old-school electric trolley bus. (TransLink)
This artist’s rendering shows the “offset” portion in the upper third of the 12-storey building that would be located near the 200th Street highway interchange. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: 12-storey tower contemplated for North Langley

The office tower would be one of the largest in Langley if approved

This artist’s rendering shows the “offset” portion in the upper third of the 12-storey building that would be located near the 200th Street highway interchange. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Brad Kiendl, president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Chamber hosts tax man for talk on business benefits

A CRA liaison will speak at this month’s virtual meeting

Brad Kiendl, president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A HUB Cycling award will go to local winner Geraldine Jordan of Langley, with her youngest daughter Casandra Jordan. (Elisabeth Jordan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
HUB Cycling award winner Geraldine Jordan of Langley, with her youngest daughter Casandra Jordan. (Elisabeth Jordan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley cyclist wins award for local advocacy

HUB has honoured Langley’s Geraldine Jordan

A HUB Cycling award will go to local winner Geraldine Jordan of Langley, with her youngest daughter Casandra Jordan. (Elisabeth Jordan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
HUB Cycling award winner Geraldine Jordan of Langley, with her youngest daughter Casandra Jordan. (Elisabeth Jordan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A crashed pickup truck near the gate of the legal cannabis farm. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A crashed pickup truck near the gate of the legal cannabis farm. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The lease on Hangar 17 at Langley Regional Airport is being disputed in court, as the Township tries to end it and the tenant tries to hold on. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Battle over Langley Airport hangar goes to Court of Appeal

A judge has frozen any eviction until the case is decided

The lease on Hangar 17 at Langley Regional Airport is being disputed in court, as the Township tries to end it and the tenant tries to hold on. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A COVID-19 cases was reported at Langley Fine Arts School earlier in Feburary. (undated Google Maps image)

‘Emergency’ school teams to respond to COVID cases

The province announced the new teams will be based out of Surrey

A COVID-19 cases was reported at Langley Fine Arts School earlier in Feburary. (undated Google Maps image)
Ricky Ge, a Langley Air Cadet, is playing in an international cadets orchestra. (Ricky Ge/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Air Cadet toots his own horn in international virtual concert

Trombonist Ricky Ge will be playing in the Commonwealth Day event

Ricky Ge, a Langley Air Cadet, is playing in an international cadets orchestra. (Ricky Ge/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A man suspected of stealing electric grooming products from a store. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Excavator, perfume, generator among items stolen in Langley

Langley RCMP are looking for suspects in recent crimes

A man suspected of stealing electric grooming products from a store. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Single-family houses like these, under construction in Willoughby, are now 20 per cent more valuable than a year ago, according to recent real estate numbers. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

‘Great Congestion’ hits Langley real estate as buyers vie for houses

Townhouses and single-family homes are in high demand and prices are up

Single-family houses like these, under construction in Willoughby, are now 20 per cent more valuable than a year ago, according to recent real estate numbers. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Which came first? Actually, you might not need the chicken at all pretty soon. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Painful Truth: Eggs without chickens?

What does that do to poultry farmers?

Which came first? Actually, you might not need the chicken at all pretty soon. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Cannabis. (Black Press Media files)
Cannabis. (Black Press Media files)
Churches, including Langley’s Riverside Calvary Church, are challenging the regulations barring them from holding in-person worship services during COVID-19. (Langley Advance Times file)

COVID-19: B.C. churches in court to attempt to overturn ban on in-person services

A judge will hear arguments Monday through Wednesday

Churches, including Langley’s Riverside Calvary Church, are challenging the regulations barring them from holding in-person worship services during COVID-19. (Langley Advance Times file)