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Personnel administered a COVID-19 test at a drive-through test centre earlier this month. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

New Langley digs facilitate 500 virus tests a day

Fraser Health expands COVID-19 testing and collection in Langley with move to Kwantlen university

Personnel administered a COVID-19 test at a drive-through test centre earlier this month. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)
Emery Gilmour Dosdall born March 9, 1943 passed away on Aug. 20, 2020 in Surrey. (Special to Black Press Media)

A former superintendent of schools in Langley has passed away at age 77

A long-running Langley school district superintendent lauded for his innovative approaches to…

Emery Gilmour Dosdall born March 9, 1943 passed away on Aug. 20, 2020 in Surrey. (Special to Black Press Media)
This year’s 40th Terry Fox Run is a virtual event on Sept. 20. (Black Press Media files)

OUR VIEW: Fox fight continues

Thanks for keeping this courageous young man’s vision alive 40 years later

This year’s 40th Terry Fox Run is a virtual event on Sept. 20. (Black Press Media files)
Scarecrow event given COVID twist

Scarecrow event given COVID twist

Art’s Nursery’s annual fall fundraiser, on the Langley-Surrey border, continues with some tweaks

Scarecrow event given COVID twist
Langley RCMP are investigating an early morning incident where shots were fired in the neighbourhood of Brookswood in the area of 212th Street and 42nd Avenue. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Altercation with gunfire in Langley lands two in hospital

Quiet area of Brookswood was awoken at 5 a.m. Friday morning to a fight involving gun shots

Langley RCMP are investigating an early morning incident where shots were fired in the neighbourhood of Brookswood in the area of 212th Street and 42nd Avenue. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)
Dyako Ebrahimian held a funeral for his daughter, Medea (Befrin), one of three people found dead at a house fire in a quiet Langley neighbourhood this summer. His son, Kia, was later charged and is now before the courts. (Langley Advance Times files)

Case in Langley triple murder put over to end of month

Kia Ebrahimian’s next court appearance set for Sept. 29

Dyako Ebrahimian held a funeral for his daughter, Medea (Befrin), one of three people found dead at a house fire in a quiet Langley neighbourhood this summer. His son, Kia, was later charged and is now before the courts. (Langley Advance Times files)
A team of volunteers from North Langley Community Church dropped by Langley Lodge during the outbreak to say thanks to frontline workers for all they did during the long-term care centre’s COVID outbreak. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Lodge report raises questions about outbreak that killed 25 at seniors home

CEO defends leaked document that’s igniting queries about BC’s most deadly COVID outbreak

A team of volunteers from North Langley Community Church dropped by Langley Lodge during the outbreak to say thanks to frontline workers for all they did during the long-term care centre’s COVID outbreak. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Brad Kiendl, outgoing president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce, explained changes to the annual business excellence awards. (Langley Advance Times files)

Lauding Langley businesses that go above and beyond during COVID

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce morphs its annual excellence awards to reflect the pandemic

Brad Kiendl, outgoing president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce, explained changes to the annual business excellence awards. (Langley Advance Times files)
A different perspective of the Golden Ears Bridge, focused on the cable system overhead. (Ron Paley/Special to The News)

Golden Ears Bridge numbers slowly climbing towards pre-COVID levels

TransLink is reporting roughly 93 per cent of 2019 bridge traffic is now back using the crossing

A different perspective of the Golden Ears Bridge, focused on the cable system overhead. (Ron Paley/Special to The News)
The new 216th Street interchange, at the freeway, opened about a week ago. A local resident adds his opinion on its construction and purpose. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Was an interchange into quiet Langley neighbourhoods worth $62M?

Walnut Grove resident still shaking his head at the construction of an overpass at 216th Street

The new 216th Street interchange, at the freeway, opened about a week ago. A local resident adds his opinion on its construction and purpose. (Langley Advance Times files)
Emergency crews scoured the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on April 12, 2018 that occurred in the 21800-block of Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge. More than a year later, a Surrey man was charged. He’s since pleaded guilty and has been sentenced. (Special to The News)

Driver sentence in 2018 fatal Lower Mainland hit-and-run

Surrey motorist faces two years in jail after killing a pedestrian in Maple Ridge, then fleeing

Emergency crews scoured the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on April 12, 2018 that occurred in the 21800-block of Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge. More than a year later, a Surrey man was charged. He’s since pleaded guilty and has been sentenced. (Special to The News)
The five-member Rivas family made their third trek of the summer from Surrey’s Panorama Ridge to Aldergrove Regional Park for a Labour Day cycle. “We love the trails,” said Salvador, noting they usually go for an hour and a half long excursion with their sons, ages 10 and 11, every weekend at different locations in the Lower Mainland. (Roxanne Hooper/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Diversity draws users to Aldergrove Regional Park

Rural park appealed to Lower Mainland families using Labour Day as a farewell to summer

The five-member Rivas family made their third trek of the summer from Surrey’s Panorama Ridge to Aldergrove Regional Park for a Labour Day cycle. “We love the trails,” said Salvador, noting they usually go for an hour and a half long excursion with their sons, ages 10 and 11, every weekend at different locations in the Lower Mainland. (Roxanne Hooper/Aldergrove Star)
Langley City’s Crystal Austin is very grateful to the trauma team who worked to save her grandson (in picture), Nick Sowinski. He was injured when he and his bicycle were hit in Brookswood Tuesday night. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

Struck Langley cyclist survives 12 hours of brain surgery

Trauma team at Royal Columbian Hospital commended for efforts to save Nicolas Sowinski

Langley City’s Crystal Austin is very grateful to the trauma team who worked to save her grandson (in picture), Nick Sowinski. He was injured when he and his bicycle were hit in Brookswood Tuesday night. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Trees are down and power is out in a variety of area of Langley after high winds started rolling in before noon today (Monday, Sept. 7, 2020). (Black Press Media files)

Power out in pockets of Langley due to winds

BC Hydro is reporting a number of outages in the Langley area, and throughout the Lower Mainland

Trees are down and power is out in a variety of area of Langley after high winds started rolling in before noon today (Monday, Sept. 7, 2020). (Black Press Media files)
A motorist and his family were trapped inside a vehicle hit by falling wires along Lougheed Highway Monday afternoon. The highway is expected to be shut down for at least another eight hours as BC Hydro repairs damaged and downed poles and wires along the section of Lougheed Highway between 240th and 272nd Street. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)

UPDATE: Family trapped as fallen wires shut down Lougheed Highway through Maple Ridge

VIDEO: Traffic is being diverted north to Dewdney Trunk Road Monday afternoon, with Hwy. 7 closed

A motorist and his family were trapped inside a vehicle hit by falling wires along Lougheed Highway Monday afternoon. The highway is expected to be shut down for at least another eight hours as BC Hydro repairs damaged and downed poles and wires along the section of Lougheed Highway between 240th and 272nd Street. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)
The new Sunny Hill Health Centre for children opened in Vancouver last week, in large part thanks to the generosity of a Langley philanthropist. (B.C. Children’s Hospital/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley family gives generously to B.C.’s sick kids

Philanthropist and farmer Ann Blaauw helped make the new Sunny Hill Health Centre possible

The new Sunny Hill Health Centre for children opened in Vancouver last week, in large part thanks to the generosity of a Langley philanthropist. (B.C. Children’s Hospital/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Visitors to Campbell Valley Regional Park enjoy some good weather. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Feedback sought into large South Langley park

Deadline to offer thoughts on the future of Campbell Valley Regional Park is Tuesday, Sept. 8

Visitors to Campbell Valley Regional Park enjoy some good weather. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley duo release decluttering song

Gord Maxwell and Laurie Thain put out new ditty in time for Labour Day weekend cleaning fest

Nicholas Marshall shared a few pictures of the stunning scenery he saw during his fundraising trek this week on the Coquihalla Summit. (GoFundMe Screengrab)

Langley hiker scales Coquihalla Summit for sick kids

Nicholas Marshall tackled mult-day hike to raise money for Cops for Cancer 2020

Nicholas Marshall shared a few pictures of the stunning scenery he saw during his fundraising trek this week on the Coquihalla Summit. (GoFundMe Screengrab)
Canopy Growth Corp. closed down its Aldergrove cannabis greenhouses back in March, but still operates a visitors centre in Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)

Canopy Growth intends to sell Aldergrove cannabis greenhouses

Six months after the local facilities were shuttered, and staff laid off, the property sits unused

Canopy Growth Corp. closed down its Aldergrove cannabis greenhouses back in March, but still operates a visitors centre in Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)