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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)
Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce CEO Colleen Clark announces plans for a new survey, amid COVID-19, for local businesses. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley chamber takes education efforts online

A local business advocacy organization will be offering webinars, instead of in-person events

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce CEO Colleen Clark announces plans for a new survey, amid COVID-19, for local businesses. (Langley Advance Times files)
Amid COVID-19 outbreak, the Langley school district has a plan to educate its students at home. (SD#35/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley schools transition students to at-home learning

During the next two weeks a new model will be rolled out to parents, pupils of kids in public school

Amid COVID-19 outbreak, the Langley school district has a plan to educate its students at home. (SD#35/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Two Fraser Valley care home workers confirmed to have COVID-19

Two Fraser Valley care home workers confirmed to have COVID-19

Health authority has a team at a Langley and a Surrey seniors facilities informing staff, residents

Two Fraser Valley care home workers confirmed to have COVID-19
Parents warned to stay away from playgrounds in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Parents warned to stay away from playgrounds in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

In further measures to curtail the spread of COVID-19 play equipment is being closed

Parents warned to stay away from playgrounds in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows
Langley City maintenance supervisor Rey Damaso used a hydrogen-peroxide based cleaner to disinfect surfaces at the Timms community centre on Sunday, March 15th. Damaso said from cleaning once daily, surfaces are now being disinfected as often as six times. (Dan Ferguson/Langlley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langleys ramp up cleaning efforts at civic facilities

Facing a COVID-19 pandemic, the local municipalities communicate tips and efforts to the public

Langley City maintenance supervisor Rey Damaso used a hydrogen-peroxide based cleaner to disinfect surfaces at the Timms community centre on Sunday, March 15th. Damaso said from cleaning once daily, surfaces are now being disinfected as often as six times. (Dan Ferguson/Langlley Advance Times)
VIDEO: Cyclist airlifted to hospital after incident in South Langley Wednesday

VIDEO: Cyclist airlifted to hospital after incident in South Langley Wednesday

The condition of a bicyclist is unknown after he was found in ditch off 200th Street late afternoon

VIDEO: Cyclist airlifted to hospital after incident in South Langley Wednesday
CKF, one of the largest employers in the community, was recently presented with an Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence award from the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of B.C. CKF joins a select few B.C. manufactures to achieve the designation. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Safety of paramount importance for Langley plastics manufacturer

Award given to CKF by provincial safety agency recognizing efforts to get staff home to families

CKF, one of the largest employers in the community, was recently presented with an Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence award from the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of B.C. CKF joins a select few B.C. manufactures to achieve the designation. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Matt Palmer did some significant work on the Erikson gardens, as apparent by the before and after mulching pictures. (Pam Erikson/Special to Black Press Media)

LANGLEY’S GREEN THUMB: Anxious to get ready for spring

Columnist Pam Erikson invites gardening questions via editor@langleyadvancetimes.com

Matt Palmer did some significant work on the Erikson gardens, as apparent by the before and after mulching pictures. (Pam Erikson/Special to Black Press Media)
Exploding enrolment prompts opening of second TWU campus in Richmond

Exploding enrolment prompts opening of second TWU campus in Richmond

Langley’s faith-based Trinity Western University opens a second campus in Richmond

Exploding enrolment prompts opening of second TWU campus in Richmond
WHAT’S IN STORE IN LANGLEY: Sephora, Starbucks, and Liquor for Less open

WHAT’S IN STORE IN LANGLEY: Sephora, Starbucks, and Liquor for Less open

While several new businesses are opening in Langley, there are a few that are closing

WHAT’S IN STORE IN LANGLEY: Sephora, Starbucks, and Liquor for Less open
Chelsea Lynn Misty James of Langley died in a party bus accident in Vancouver on Jan. 9, 2016. A coroners report, complete with recommendations, was issued Tuesday (Jan. 28). (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: B.C. mom calls for change after coroner blames faulty door in daughter’s party bus death

Tuesday report classifed Chelsea James’ death accidental, but was critical of bus inspection process

Chelsea Lynn Misty James of Langley died in a party bus accident in Vancouver on Jan. 9, 2016. A coroners report, complete with recommendations, was issued Tuesday (Jan. 28). (Special to the Langley Advance Times)