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LAPS unveils its plans for this year’s Furry Tail Endings gala on a Facebook livestream event Friday night at 7 p.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LIVESTREAMING: Langley animal shelter goes virtual Friday night for gala reveal

Amid COVID, the animal protection society is announcing new plans for its big fall fundraiser

LAPS unveils its plans for this year’s Furry Tail Endings gala on a Facebook livestream event Friday night at 7 p.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Home Depot Langley donated 60 hanging flower baskets to the Langley Lions Housing Society’s Evergreen Timbers assisted living care facility last week, bringing smiles to many of the residents. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Donated flowers brighten view for Langley care home residents

Home Depot gifts 60 baskets full of petunias and geraniums to residents of Evergreen Timbers

Home Depot Langley donated 60 hanging flower baskets to the Langley Lions Housing Society’s Evergreen Timbers assisted living care facility last week, bringing smiles to many of the residents. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A firefighter challenge, giving kids a chance to work the fire hoses, has been a popular part of the Langley City Community Day festivities for years. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley City’s Community Day will go virtual

Details are being worked out next week as to what efforts will replace the June 20 festival

A firefighter challenge, giving kids a chance to work the fire hoses, has been a popular part of the Langley City Community Day festivities for years. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Senior Resources Centre is operating a new meals-to-go program that has taken off in recent weeks, currently serving upwards of 400 meals a week. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley seniors centre new meal program takes off

When catering dried up, kitchen staff started a meals-to-go that now serves 400 hot dinners a week

Langley Senior Resources Centre is operating a new meals-to-go program that has taken off in recent weeks, currently serving upwards of 400 meals a week. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
UPDATED: Langley Lodge has had no new cases of COVID-19 in past six days

UPDATED: Langley Lodge has had no new cases of COVID-19 in past six days

A COVID outbreak in the dementia unit at the long-term care home has claimed 16 lives

UPDATED: Langley Lodge has had no new cases of COVID-19 in past six days
Former Snowbird leader mourns jet crash victim

Former Snowbird leader mourns jet crash victim

Langley’s George Miller predicts this could – but he hopes it doesn’t – spell demise of his old team

Former Snowbird leader mourns jet crash victim
A non-May Day parade through Fort Langley on Monday, May 18, 2020. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Car collectors come out in droves for drive through Fort Langley

‘Spontaneous’ drive replaces annual May Day Parade, surprising village residents and shoppers alike

A non-May Day parade through Fort Langley on Monday, May 18, 2020. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Gardeners, new and experienced, are flocking to the garden centres and nurseries this spring. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley garden shops buzzing

Younger people gravitating to gardening, anxious to grow veggies

Gardeners, new and experienced, are flocking to the garden centres and nurseries this spring. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Langley chamber takes multiple meetings virtual

Langley chamber takes multiple meetings virtual

A local business advocacy organization queues up a series of events via Zoom

Langley chamber takes multiple meetings virtual
Realtors rally community together to feed Langley’s hungry

Realtors rally community together to feed Langley’s hungry

Two weekends in a row, a food drive will be held at Wolstencroft Realty to help Langley Food Bank

Realtors rally community together to feed Langley’s hungry
Broken hip and COVID keep B.C. couple apart for 76th anniversary

Broken hip and COVID keep B.C. couple apart for 76th anniversary

After a fall broke her hip, Violet Kosinski is in hospital while her hubby, Roy, in self-isolation

Broken hip and COVID keep B.C. couple apart for 76th anniversary
Langley Mountie creates tribute to fallen officer

Langley Mountie creates tribute to fallen officer

RCMP officer puts up a tribute to slain Nova Scotia RCMP Const. Heidi Stevenson

Langley Mountie creates tribute to fallen officer
Walnut Grove’s Norma Floyd has already raised about $300 for the Langley Hospice Society, by making and selling face masks. She lowers the items down in a basket, and buyers can pick the one/s they want, pay $10 each, and never have to have literal contact with the 92-year-old woman. (Shannon Todd Booth/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Pulley system used in homemade mask making effort for charity

A 92-year-old Langley woman is selling handcrafted face covers, giving all the money to hospice

Walnut Grove’s Norma Floyd has already raised about $300 for the Langley Hospice Society, by making and selling face masks. She lowers the items down in a basket, and buyers can pick the one/s they want, pay $10 each, and never have to have literal contact with the 92-year-old woman. (Shannon Todd Booth/Special to Langley Advance Times)
An SUV was impounded for seven days after the driver was caught speeding by Ridge Meadows RCMP this week. (Special to The News)

B.C. driver caught going 72 km/h over speed limit claims they were ‘late for tee time’

Mounties clocked an Lexus driver speeding excessively in Pitt Meadows

An SUV was impounded for seven days after the driver was caught speeding by Ridge Meadows RCMP this week. (Special to The News)
Langley store contributes thousands of masks to COVID fight

Langley store contributes thousands of masks to COVID fight

Canadian Tire’s local management team delivered more than 100,000 PPEs to Langley Memorial Hospital

Langley store contributes thousands of masks to COVID fight
Maple Ridge Mounties were in Whonnock Saturday, along Dewdney Trunk Road. (Special to The News)

UPDATE: Body found in Whonnock confirmed that of missing Maple Ridge pharmacist

Coroner and RCMP were at rural Maple Ridge property Saturday night

Maple Ridge Mounties were in Whonnock Saturday, along Dewdney Trunk Road. (Special to The News)
Langley City’s Emilio Finatti Pizzeria is one of nine participating in a feeding initiative for the Langley Memorial Hospital. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Downtown Langley eateries pull together to feed hospital staff

Business association makes contribution aimed at helping hospital and restaurants

Langley City’s Emilio Finatti Pizzeria is one of nine participating in a feeding initiative for the Langley Memorial Hospital. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The home show is one of the largest of its kind in the province. (News files)

Ridge Meadows Home Show returns in 2021

Organizers hoped to simply postpone the spring event, but ultimately had to cancel for 2020

The home show is one of the largest of its kind in the province. (News files)
Lily Watson and her little sister Addy delivered a message to Dorothy Peacock Elementary Monday, and specifically to the school’s administrative assistant Lori Lipp. (Ashley Watson/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Six-year-old Langley girl reached out, literally, to school staff

Students and families blow kisses, put hands to heart, wave, and write notes of thanks

Lily Watson and her little sister Addy delivered a message to Dorothy Peacock Elementary Monday, and specifically to the school’s administrative assistant Lori Lipp. (Ashley Watson/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A message of love was shared on the hospital foundation Facebook page for Lou, a 98-year-old woman who inspired a new method of communication during imposed visitor restrictions at the Langley Memorial Hospital. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Smiling 98-year-old inspires new ways to connect at Langley hospital

Foundation staff liaise between patients and loved-ones who can’t visit due to restrictions

A message of love was shared on the hospital foundation Facebook page for Lou, a 98-year-old woman who inspired a new method of communication during imposed visitor restrictions at the Langley Memorial Hospital. (Special to Langley Advance Times)