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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)
Langley City's economy is poised to enter a new phase when the SkyTrain line arrives in the downtown core. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Expanded Langley patios could become permanent

City and Township councils are considering the future of more outdoor eatery seating

Langley City's economy is poised to enter a new phase when the SkyTrain line arrives in the downtown core. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Heavy equipment is tearing down the remaining portion of the fire-damaged condo complex at 208th Street and 80th Avenue. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire-gutted Langley condo site to see rebuilding work start in two months

Most of the debris has been cleared from the construction area

Heavy equipment is tearing down the remaining portion of the fire-damaged condo complex at 208th Street and 80th Avenue. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township was named one of the world’s top seven intelligent communities for its municipal policies. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Township named one of world’s top ‘intelligent’ cities

The community is ranked with cities in Vietnam, Russia, and Australia on the annual list

Langley Township was named one of the world’s top seven intelligent communities for its municipal policies. (Langley Advance Times files)
Pipes for the Trans Mountain pipeline project are seen at a storage facility near Hope, B.C., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Mystery heirs still sought for Langley land standing in pipeline’s path

After two years, Trans Mountain is still looking for James Kavanagh’s family

Pipes for the Trans Mountain pipeline project are seen at a storage facility near Hope, B.C., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Tucker is recovering and playing with cat toys as he gains his strength at Critter Care in Langley. (Critter Care/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Starving bobcat cub rescued by Langley’s Critter Care

The wildlife centre is nursing Tucker back to health after he was found near Grand Forks

Tucker is recovering and playing with cat toys as he gains his strength at Critter Care in Langley. (Critter Care/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2011 file photo, wind turbines line the hillside at First Wind's project in Sheffield, Vt. Government officials in Vermont, Canada and Australia have dismissed concerns about the health effects of noise from wind power turbines, but don’t tell that to people living near them. Now a Vermont home abandoned by a family who said they were made ill by nearby turbines will be used for sound-monitoring research. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

Our View: Green jobs hard to find

Mixing economic growth and environmental protection is a challenge, but necessary

FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2011 file photo, wind turbines line the hillside at First Wind's project in Sheffield, Vt. Government officials in Vermont, Canada and Australia have dismissed concerns about the health effects of noise from wind power turbines, but don’t tell that to people living near them. Now a Vermont home abandoned by a family who said they were made ill by nearby turbines will be used for sound-monitoring research. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
Workers install solar panels at a photovoltaic power station in Hami in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Monday Aug. 22, 2011. The Biden administration's solar power ambitions are colliding with complaints the global industry depends on Chinese raw materials that might be produced by forced labor. One big hurdle is polysilicon from Xinjiang, commonly used to make photovoltaic cells for solar panels. (Chinatopix via AP)

WEB POLL: Should B.C. mandate more environmentally friendly buildings?

Tightening building codes could cut greenhouse gas and energy use

Workers install solar panels at a photovoltaic power station in Hami in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Monday Aug. 22, 2011. The Biden administration's solar power ambitions are colliding with complaints the global industry depends on Chinese raw materials that might be produced by forced labor. One big hurdle is polysilicon from Xinjiang, commonly used to make photovoltaic cells for solar panels. (Chinatopix via AP)
Langley had a total of four cases of COVID diagnosed last week. (BCCDC)

COVID numbers keep dropping in Langley

Two neighbourhoods had a zero rate of transmission in the last week

Langley had a total of four cases of COVID diagnosed last week. (BCCDC)
Shane Ertmoed (right) is serving a life sentence for killing 10-year-old Heather Thomas on Oct. 1, 2000. (File photos)

Petition to keep Heather Thomas’ Cloverdale killer in prison doesn’t change parole board decision

The family of 10-year-old girl wants an end to unescorted absences by murderer Shane Ertmoed

Shane Ertmoed (right) is serving a life sentence for killing 10-year-old Heather Thomas on Oct. 1, 2000. (File photos)
Ralph Ra, operator of Sunny Riding Stables. (Sunny Riding Stables/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Family-owned riding stable uncertain what happens if Langley site becomes race course

Sunny Riding Stables has operated for 15 years on what is now a potential horse racing track

Ralph Ra, operator of Sunny Riding Stables. (Sunny Riding Stables/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township firefighters attended a rural fire in Aldergrove on Friday, July 9. (Langley Advance Times files)

Suspect arrested after trailer burns in rural Aldergrove

Police say the man may have mental health issues that need treatment

Langley Township firefighters attended a rural fire in Aldergrove on Friday, July 9. (Langley Advance Times files)
A massive site is being rezoned for office and warehouse construction, as well as a 600,000 square foot movie studio lot. (Township of Langley)

Planned Langley movie studio could use solar panels, Township council decides

Council also debated green roofs and electric vehicle charging stations at the new site

A massive site is being rezoned for office and warehouse construction, as well as a 600,000 square foot movie studio lot. (Township of Langley)
Langley Township says it has put in place measures to defend against ransomware attacks. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Township guarded against cyberattacks, but staffing an issue, report says

The Township is competing with too many organizations for too few IT professionals

Langley Township says it has put in place measures to defend against ransomware attacks. (Langley Advance Times files)
Members of the band "The Monkeys" peer out from a vinyl record cover at Canada Boy Vinyl, the only vinyl record factory in Canada, at the facility in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Painful Truth: Magic in a record’s spin

Owning recorded music is still a magical thing

Members of the band "The Monkeys" peer out from a vinyl record cover at Canada Boy Vinyl, the only vinyl record factory in Canada, at the facility in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Before the pandemic, the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley team gathered in White Rock. Dozens of officers are fundraising now for the annual event. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

Aldergrove fundraiser benefits Maple Ridge camp for kids with cancer

Rider Amy Kelly is working with a local gourmet perogie maker

Before the pandemic, the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley team gathered in White Rock. Dozens of officers are fundraising now for the annual event. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)