Natasha Jones

Community buses help supply transit in Langley

Transit survey is ‘crucial’

Over the next four months, national research firm Synovate will contact residents throughout TransLink’s territory to learn about people’s travel habits: Do they travel for work, school, recreation, or to carry out routine household responsibilities?

Participation in the survey is crucial, Councillor Charlie Fox said.

Community buses help supply transit in Langley
Fred Trzaskowski (left) and Ben Penner discuss their concerns about the West T intersection design for the Mufford overpass at an open house on Tuesday. The two-day event at the Langley Golf Centre drew a large number of residents.

Mufford to a ‘T’

Proposed overpass will connect to Glover Road

Fred Trzaskowski (left) and Ben Penner discuss their concerns about the West T intersection design for the Mufford overpass at an open house on Tuesday. The two-day event at the Langley Golf Centre drew a large number of residents.
Langley Township's decision to name a walking bridge which connects the two sides of 200 Street at 68 Avenue after two toddlers who use the bridge has come under fire.

New bridge name ‘rubbish’

Council decision to name bridge after toddlers leaves some unimpressed

Langley Township's decision to name a walking bridge which connects the two sides of 200 Street at 68 Avenue after two toddlers who use the bridge has come under fire.

Fox, Green dispute payment of legal bills

Mayor Rick Green’s latest statement has cast a new light on the…

Legal opinion sought on preventing subdivision over Hopington aquifer

A majority of council backed Councillor Kim Richter’s motion calling for a legal opinion to see whether the moratorium can be converted to a bylaw, thus ending all subdivisions until the environmental concerns raised in 1995, and issues of the quality and quantity of aquifer water, have been resolved.

Wire thieves put people at risk — Telus

Telus is concerned that when phone lines are down, customers are put at risk in emergencies.

Bus tour of developments proceeds without council blessing

Accompanied by planning department head Ramin Seifi, planner Stephen Richardson and administrator Mark Bakken, Councillor Kim Richter arranged the trip to see what makes some housing “outstanding” and what it is about others that raises concerns about sustainability, livability and serviceability.

Thanksgiving food drive planned

Organizers of the B.C. Thanksgiving Food Drive hope to reverse that, giving hope not only for Thanksgiving Day but beyond.

The food drive is a provincial initiative created to help feed thousands of families in B.C. who rely on food banks for their basic nutritional needs.

Presented by various community groups, the local event in Langley runs the week of Sept. 11 to 17, when volunteers will deliver flyers with donation bags to select homes throughout the area.

Councillor Kim Richter has expressed concern about the process for approving subdivisions in Langley Township.

Approval process worries Richter

When it comes to giving approval for subdivisions, there are two sets of decision makers at Township Hall.

Councillor Kim Richter has expressed concern about the process for approving subdivisions in Langley Township.
Entrance to Fort Camping on Brae Island.

Four-month camping limit questioned

A four-month camping limit “is just another blow to Fort Langley, the business in Fort Langley and I think we would be putting a third strike on Fort Langley,” if the limit isn’t eased, said Councillor Charlie Fox.

Entrance to Fort Camping on Brae Island.
Township firefighters spray foam onto a small bungalow that was destroyed by fire on Wednesday morning.

Rural home gutted by fire

Township firefighters spray foam onto a small bungalow that was destroyed by fire on Wednesday morning.

Township firefighters spray foam onto a small bungalow that was destroyed by fire on Wednesday morning.
Langley Township Councillor Jordan Bateman will resign his seat next Monday (Aug. 15) to become the B.C. communications director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

Bateman leaves council to join Taxpayers Federation

Langley Township Councillor Jordan Bateman will resign his seat on council effective Aug. 15, to become the B.C. communications director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

Langley Township Councillor Jordan Bateman will resign his seat next Monday (Aug. 15) to become the B.C. communications director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

Long, Richter respond to Green

Councillor Bob Long says mayor’s assertion of coalition against him ‘absurd’

Report looking at ‘substantial’ fine increase

Township council examining increasing amount violators would be fined for parking in handicapped spots

TransLink takes $40 million out of Township, Richter says

Township Councillor Kim Richter’s research presents the case for no new TransLink taxes from a personal as well as a Township-wide point of view.

Township council slams new TransLink gas tax

Langley Township residents already pay an excessive amount of money for transportation services that do not fully benefit them, and should not have to be saddled with TransLink’s grab of another two cents per litre of gas, and a vehicle levy, council agreed on July 25.

Smart meter concerns raised at Township council

Una St. Clair raised concerns that smart meters radiate microwave frequency day and night.

Langley Township mayor Rick Green will not be charged

Green introduces seven running mates

Mayor Rick Green unveiled a group of seven running mates in the Nov. 19 election at an event on Tuesday at Murrayville Community Hall. The campaign launch drew a crowd of just over 200 people.

Langley Township mayor Rick Green will not be charged

Township exploring fraud hotline

Ottawa fraud and waste hotline well received by residents, taxpayers

Attendance was sparse at a rally on Friday

Seven attend anti-Green rally

A rally against Langley Township Mayor Rick Green fizzled on Friday, but an organizer predicts there will be much more support in the coming months.

Attendance was sparse at a rally on Friday
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