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Riders make their way through Mission during a training run earlier this month. (Facebook)

Cops for Cancer cycling across the Fraser Valley

22nd annual Tour de Valley begins on Sept. 20, 17 riders participating

Lou Fasullo was recently hiking on the north side of Brae Island near Fort Langley when a pair of fishers caught his attention. Both the fisherman (in the background) and the blue heron were both trying to catch dinner. They were separated by the log booms anchored at the west end of Brae Island Regional Park.	(Special to Langley Advance Times)
How can one tell the salmon are running along the Fraser River? Just stop by Derby Reach or Bedford Channel near Fort Langley. This was taken at Derby Reach on Saturday Sept. 11. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Sep 14, 2021
Gerry and Wies Devries captured this late afternoon reflections off the water at Noel Booth Park recently. Summer’s not quite over, but fall is in the offing. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Sep 13, 2021
Kids will get their chance to work alongside Jimmy Shine to judge cars at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In this year. (Aldergrove Star files)

Junior judges get their say on Cruise-In’s best vehicles

New component – led by Hagerty Insurance – gives kids a chance to learn about classic cars

  • Sep 11, 2021
Kids will get their chance to work alongside Jimmy Shine to judge cars at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In this year. (Aldergrove Star files)
Lordco will return for the 2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In, sponsoring the event's 50/50. (Black Press Media files)

Lordco Auto Parts donates $15,000 cash sponsorship to Cruise-In

No Ultimate Garage package this year, but Lordco’s aid will help put on annual 50/50 draw

  • Sep 11, 2021
Lordco will return for the 2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In, sponsoring the event's 50/50. (Black Press Media files)
Six Gun Romeo is an eclectic melting pot of genres, styles and feel, as well as melodies, riffs, hooks and originality. This group has been a huge supporter of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In, happening Sept. 11. 2021 in Aldergrove. (Cruise-In/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Fan-favourite performers return to Langley Cruise-In

Entertainers like Elvis Elite have been welcomed back for more than 10 years

Six Gun Romeo is an eclectic melting pot of genres, styles and feel, as well as melodies, riffs, hooks and originality. This group has been a huge supporter of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In, happening Sept. 11. 2021 in Aldergrove. (Cruise-In/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kyla and Chris Cowx, Bruce Pihan, Vicki Krickemeyer, Nick Goodrick, and Riccardo Sestito are some of the volunteers who sit on the board of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Not able to attend the photo shoot: Wayne Patterson, Kevin Bennett and Holly Trytko) (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Cruise-In was brought to you by… volunteers

HUGE THANKS TO ALL: A board of volunteers organized the massive car show for charity

Kyla and Chris Cowx, Bruce Pihan, Vicki Krickemeyer, Nick Goodrick, and Riccardo Sestito are some of the volunteers who sit on the board of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Not able to attend the photo shoot: Wayne Patterson, Kevin Bennett and Holly Trytko) (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
The swap meet and car corral have been longtime features of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. Sellers and buyers, such as those at the 2019 event, both help bring in additional funds for Cruise-In charities. (Langley Advance Times files)

CRUISE-IN: Sunday a chance for horse trading at Langley car show

The annual swap meet and car corral offer up a fun, Sunday experience

The swap meet and car corral have been longtime features of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. Sellers and buyers, such as those at the 2019 event, both help bring in additional funds for Cruise-In charities. (Langley Advance Times files)
Aldergrove’s Zach Choboter stripped off his roller blades, and along with his sister Rachel, jumped into the Atlantic Ocean when he wrapped up his cross-country Blading for Bees tour recently. (Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Aldergrove bee blader concludes cross-country trek with jump into Atlantic

Zach Choboter, and sister Rachel, wrap 10,000-km journey to raise awareness for the environment

Aldergrove’s Zach Choboter stripped off his roller blades, and along with his sister Rachel, jumped into the Atlantic Ocean when he wrapped up his cross-country Blading for Bees tour recently. (Special to Black Press Media)
Langley resident Arnold Aylen, 72, has been not nearly even Cruise-In event. He said he missed one when his wife booked a cruise the same day at the charity-driven event. (Arnold Aylen/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley resident Arnold Aylen, 72, has been not nearly even Cruise-In event. He said he missed one when his wife booked a cruise the same day at the charity-driven event. (Arnold Aylen/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association president Lynn Moseley gives the non-profit’s horses a treat. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Charities celebrate return of Cruise-In

Welcome news to Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association and Langley Community Services Society

Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association president Lynn Moseley gives the non-profit’s horses a treat. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)
Jimmy Shine returns for fourth year of judging Langley Good Times Cruise-In in 2021. (Special to The Star)

Custom car celeb Jimmy Shine returns for fourth year at Langley Good Times Cruise-In

Will tour the show, meet with car owners, and hand out Shine Speed Shop Award of Excellence

  • Sep 10, 2021
Jimmy Shine returns for fourth year of judging Langley Good Times Cruise-In in 2021. (Special to The Star)
The marketplace at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In features food, car parts, and sponsors all set-up down Fraser Highway. (Black Press Media files)

‘I hope we have something for everyone,’ says marketplace organizer

Langley Good Times Cruise-In vendors will be surrounded by participating vehicles

  • Sep 10, 2021
The marketplace at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In features food, car parts, and sponsors all set-up down Fraser Highway. (Black Press Media files)
Attendees will be well fed at Langley Good Times Cruise-In whether they eat from the In & Out Burger truck or concessions. (Aldergrove Star files)

Free hot dogs and live music in the works from Aldergrove Elks

Local volunteer groups offer up meals to raise charitable funds at Langley Good Times Cruise-In

  • Sep 10, 2021
Attendees will be well fed at Langley Good Times Cruise-In whether they eat from the In & Out Burger truck or concessions. (Aldergrove Star files)
Volunteers make Langley Good Times Cruise-In possible. (Special to The Star)

Helping hands keep coming back to drive Langley Good Times Cruise-In

Sports groups and volunteers will sell 50/50 tickets, take out the trash, and guide drivers at show

  • Sep 10, 2021
Volunteers make Langley Good Times Cruise-In possible. (Special to The Star)
Vehicle staging is an important aspect of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In so everyone can get a good look at the vehicles. (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove Community Secondary parking lot to house participants, guests

Langley Good Times Cruise-In has plans in place to ensure a safe and functional staging area

  • Sep 10, 2021
Vehicle staging is an important aspect of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In so everyone can get a good look at the vehicles. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove Business association president Jodi Steeves was happy with the turnout for the third annual community garage sale held on Saturday, Aug. 22. More than 500 bargain hunters are estimated to have attended, based on map distribution. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove businesses roll out red carpet for guests coming to Cruise-In

With 50,000 people known to attend, thousands of dollars will be spent locally

  • Sep 10, 2021
Aldergrove Business association president Jodi Steeves was happy with the turnout for the third annual community garage sale held on Saturday, Aug. 22. More than 500 bargain hunters are estimated to have attended, based on map distribution. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Ahab is one of the cats up for adoption at the CARES cat shelter. The shelter is trying to find a home for Ahab and another cat as they are bonded. (CARES shelter)

Langley cat shelter tries new fundraisers to deal with cash crunch caused by COVID

Adoptathon in September, 50/50 raffle in October and holiday raffle planned

Ahab is one of the cats up for adoption at the CARES cat shelter. The shelter is trying to find a home for Ahab and another cat as they are bonded. (CARES shelter)
Trinity Western University is aiming to reduce new student stress levels through a variety of programs. (TWU)

Trinity Western University aims to help new students manage stress

Centre for Calling and Career Development ‘to help students to wrestle with calling and purpose’

Trinity Western University is aiming to reduce new student stress levels through a variety of programs. (TWU)
At 10 months, Adishri from Willoughby was among the youngest visitors to the Langley Food Truck Festival on Saturday, Sept. 4. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
At 10 months, Adishri from Willoughby was among the youngest visitors to the Langley Food Truck Festival on Saturday, Sept. 4. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)