Monique Tamminga

This raccoon is just one of the dozens rescued as babies and rehabilitated at Critter Care in Langley. He appears in this year’s Critter Care calendar along with some of his wild friends. The calendar is just one of the items you can buy at their Christmas store open From Dec. 11-22.

Make it a Critter Christmas

It’s been a rough year for Langley’s Critter Care, help them by Xmas shopping at their store

This raccoon is just one of the dozens rescued as babies and rehabilitated at Critter Care in Langley. He appears in this year’s Critter Care calendar along with some of his wild friends. The calendar is just one of the items you can buy at their Christmas store open From Dec. 11-22.
Bobcats are a hot item for thieves in Langley

Bobcats are a hot item for thieves in Langley

Police say at least three bobcats have been stolen since October

Bobcats are a hot item for thieves in Langley

‘For every $100 spent, $46 goes back into local economy’ says Township

Just in time for the holidays, BC Buy Local Week began Nov. 27 to Dec. 3

Last winter in Langley was unusually cold and snowy, and Old Man Winter stuck around until March, creating plenty of problems for municipalities across the Lower Mainland as they worked to keep roads clear. Township operations staff say they will be prepared if the municipality is walloped again this winter.                                Langley Times file photo

Township stocks up on salt, gears up for winter

Township council didn’t increase snow budget for this year but roads staff feel ready

Last winter in Langley was unusually cold and snowy, and Old Man Winter stuck around until March, creating plenty of problems for municipalities across the Lower Mainland as they worked to keep roads clear. Township operations staff say they will be prepared if the municipality is walloped again this winter.                                Langley Times file photo
Bird enthusiast and professional photographer John Gordon took this stunning photo of a great horned owl in last year’s Christmas bird count in Langley. Metro Vancouver invites kids to do a count this Saturday, Dec. 2 at Campbell Valley Park. John Gordon Photography

Christmas bird count for kids

All young birders should come out to Campbell Valley Park Saturday, Dec. 2

Bird enthusiast and professional photographer John Gordon took this stunning photo of a great horned owl in last year’s Christmas bird count in Langley. Metro Vancouver invites kids to do a count this Saturday, Dec. 2 at Campbell Valley Park. John Gordon Photography
Langley police warn of rental and door-to-door scams

Langley police warn of rental and door-to-door scams

Victim of rental scam arrived at new home to find out it was never for rent

Langley police warn of rental and door-to-door scams
Youth arrested in connection to Brookswood Secondary lockdown

Youth arrested in connection to Brookswood Secondary lockdown

A 17-year-old involved in pepper spray incident alleged to return to school with firearm

Youth arrested in connection to Brookswood Secondary lockdown
An RCMP ERT vehicle rolled along a Langley City street Thursday morning, as part of an investigation. The street was blocked off during the incident. Troy Landreville Langley Times

VIDEO: ERT assists in Lower Mainland dial-a-dope investigation

Unusual scene near downtown Langley

An RCMP ERT vehicle rolled along a Langley City street Thursday morning, as part of an investigation. The street was blocked off during the incident. Troy Landreville Langley Times
Traffic lines up at the Aldergrove border crossing. Aldergrove spiritual leader Joga Singh Badwal was given at 15-month conditional sentence for bringing people into Canada from the U.S. without presenting them for examination by Canadian border officials.                                File photo

Spiritual leader sentenced for bringing people over the border illegally

Judge said he was the mastermind behind operation that may have gone on for decades

Traffic lines up at the Aldergrove border crossing. Aldergrove spiritual leader Joga Singh Badwal was given at 15-month conditional sentence for bringing people into Canada from the U.S. without presenting them for examination by Canadian border officials.                                File photo
Traffic lines up at the Aldergrove border crossing. Aldergrove spiritual leader Joga Singh Badwal was given at 15-month conditional sentence for bringing people into Canada from the U.S. without presenting them for examination by Canadian border officials.                                File photo

Spiritual leader sentenced for bringing people over the border illegally

Judge said he was the mastermind behind operation that may have gone on for decades

Traffic lines up at the Aldergrove border crossing. Aldergrove spiritual leader Joga Singh Badwal was given at 15-month conditional sentence for bringing people into Canada from the U.S. without presenting them for examination by Canadian border officials.                                File photo
Gateway of Hope’s Andrea Voss expects to fill 350 Christmas food hampers for the homeless, seniors and couples without children. Web image

Langley’s Gateway of Hope expects to fill 350 Xmas hampers

Salvation Army looking for donations of non-perishable food items

Gateway of Hope’s Andrea Voss expects to fill 350 Christmas food hampers for the homeless, seniors and couples without children. Web image
An armed police officer stands outside Brookswood Secondary School. A lockdown was ordered in response to a report of a suspicious male, possibly armed. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

UPDATE: Brookswood Secondary lockdown lifted (with video)

Huge police presence outside the school after reports of suspicious male, possibly with a gun

An armed police officer stands outside Brookswood Secondary School. A lockdown was ordered in response to a report of a suspicious male, possibly armed. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
VIDEO: Snowmageddon again this winter?

VIDEO: Snowmageddon again this winter?

Farmer’s Almanac and Weather Network share their predictions about the white stuff

VIDEO: Snowmageddon again this winter?
The talented Trav+Ash Photography will be snapping adorable pictures of pets with Santa with proceeds going to LAPS this Sunday, Nov. 26. LAPS photo

Santa Paws is coming to town this Sunday, Nov. 26

Get your Xmas pictures with your pets at Patti Dale Animal Shelter

The talented Trav+Ash Photography will be snapping adorable pictures of pets with Santa with proceeds going to LAPS this Sunday, Nov. 26. LAPS photo
Vancouver School District scoops up another Langley leader

Vancouver School District scoops up another Langley leader

Suzanne Hoffman has been hired as the Superintendent of Schools for Vancouver

Vancouver School District scoops up another Langley leader
Langley Youth Hub drops into place

Langley Youth Hub drops into place

Crane could be seen lifting modular buildings

Langley Youth Hub drops into place
Detox not the answer for opioid crisis, says chief medical officer

Detox not the answer for opioid crisis, says chief medical officer

Removing stigma and opening clinics offering free suboxone is the answer, says Dr. Victoria Lee

Detox not the answer for opioid crisis, says chief medical officer
Developer wants to put 48 townhouses and redesign schoolhouse into residential units

Developer wants to put 48 townhouses and redesign schoolhouse into residential units

Proposal is for 48 townhouses and a redesign of schoolhouse into residential units

Developer wants to put 48 townhouses and redesign schoolhouse into residential units
A memorial was put up one night in early 2017 at the Langley City bus loop after a homeless man died of an overdose. Fraser Health has launched a new Intensive Care Management team that will offer help to those with severe addictions and who are homeless.                                 Langley Times file photo

Fraser Health launches team in Langley to help the severely addicted

New Intensive Case Management Team will offer wrap-around services for most vulnerable

A memorial was put up one night in early 2017 at the Langley City bus loop after a homeless man died of an overdose. Fraser Health has launched a new Intensive Care Management team that will offer help to those with severe addictions and who are homeless.                                 Langley Times file photo
Community invited to help keep Keian’s wish alive at Nov. 18 bottle drive

Community invited to help keep Keian’s wish alive at Nov. 18 bottle drive

Annual bottle and toy drive held in honour of Langley boy Keian Blundell who passed away from cancer

Community invited to help keep Keian’s wish alive at Nov. 18 bottle drive