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BC Teacher’s Federation asks for vaccine prioritization

‘Hopefully more vaccines are approved and the immunization strategy will be adjusted and accelerated’

Curator Kobi Christian with an exhibit on historic clothing that was on display at the Langley Centennial Museum last February. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley museum gets $75,000 grant

The funding is to go towards improving facilities

On Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, Aldergrove Community Secondary School tweeted out a notice to families that have started receiving text messages about a new information system. (ACSS Twitter feed)

Not spam – Langley School District surprises families with text messages

The district said more information about the new notification system will come soon

Sources White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank is located at 2356 156 St. (File photo)

Door-to-door canvassers not working on behalf of Sources Food Bank, says manager

Accredited White Rock, South Surrey, Langley food bank does not canvas for donations

Sources White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank is located at 2356 156 St. (File photo)
Agates like these are up for auction on Jan. 27 at Aldergrove’s Able Auctions site. (Able Auctions/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Gems and geodes up for auction in Aldergrove

The auction has everything from diamonds to amber

  • Jan 22, 2021
Agates like these are up for auction on Jan. 27 at Aldergrove’s Able Auctions site. (Able Auctions/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Police were called to the scene of 198A Street and 81st Avenue on the evening of Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Possible shots fired on Langley/Surrey border Thursday evening

Police had one vehicle towed and gathered evidence at the scene

Police were called to the scene of 198A Street and 81st Avenue on the evening of Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Black Press Media)
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Man spits on 7-Eleven manager over mask rule, sparking Vancouver police probe
Gov. Gen. Julie Payette has resigned
Trudeau says he will call Biden to save Keystone XL pipeline
Ottawa prioritizing vaccines for Indigenous people
Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)

WEATHER: Flurries in the forecast for Sunday

Langley could see snow throughout the week starting Jan. 23

Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)
Two schools in the Langley School District have reported COVID-19 exposures. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Two Langley schools added to COVID-19 exposure list

Public Health will only contact those who were exposed

Two schools in the Langley School District have reported COVID-19 exposures. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Jessica Simpson speaking to Langley Township council as a delegate in 2019. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: Health privacy breach claimed by controversial Langley woman

Jessica Simpson is suing Fraser Health over an alleged breach in her health info

Jessica Simpson speaking to Langley Township council as a delegate in 2019. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Aaliyah Rosa. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langley child murder trial delayed until spring

It will be three months before testimony resumes

Aaliyah Rosa. (Black Press Media file photo)
The new FVRL Express Service was inaugurated during the pandemic. The system is seen here in Maple Ridge’s branch. (Special to Black Press Media)

FVRL not currently planning for fundraising foundation

The largest library system in B.C. has a dozen small volunteer groups instead

The new FVRL Express Service was inaugurated during the pandemic. The system is seen here in Maple Ridge’s branch. (Special to Black Press Media)
A lawsuit over three stormwater floods of a building over the past year has been launched against Langley City. (Langley Advance Times file)

Flooded apartment building sparks lawsuit against Langley City

A downtown landlord claims a lack of storm sewer upgrades is negligence

A lawsuit over three stormwater floods of a building over the past year has been launched against Langley City. (Langley Advance Times file)
Occupational therapist Kim Barthel will be giving a virtual presentation hosted by Langley Children Committee on Jan. 26, 2020. (Bob Spensley/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Occupational therapist Kim Barthel will be giving a virtual presentation hosted by Langley Children Committee on Jan. 26, 2020. (Bob Spensley/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A vehicle incident westbound on Highway 1 in Langley in causing a backlog of traffic. (Drive BC photo)
A vehicle incident westbound on Highway 1 in Langley in causing a backlog of traffic. (Drive BC photo)
Township of Langley civic facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Budget shortfall shrinking in Langley Township

Staff showed council a tightened up budget, without borrowing, on Monday

Township of Langley civic facility. (Langley Advance Times files)
Stand-up paddleboarder Christie Jamieson kneels as a pod of transient orcas put on a dramatic show on Jan. 19 in the Ucluelet Harbour. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Stand-up paddleboarder Christie Jamieson kneels as a pod of transient orcas put on a dramatic show on Jan. 19 in the Ucluelet Harbour. (Nora O’Malley photo)
A Langley woman said she was shaken by the angry encounter. (Google Maps)

Woman shaken after belligerent encounter with unmasked man in Langley store

A man angry about vaccines berated a fellow shopper, a witness said

A Langley woman said she was shaken by the angry encounter. (Google Maps)
Langley RCMP are looking for witnesses to an apparent shoot out between two vehicles in Langley City and Brookswood on Saturday morning. (Langley Advance Times files)

Shots fired between speeding cars in Brookswood, Langley City

One or both cars were firing shots at the other in the middle of the night

Langley RCMP are looking for witnesses to an apparent shoot out between two vehicles in Langley City and Brookswood on Saturday morning. (Langley Advance Times files)
Charlie Fox in a 2018 Langley Township council meeting. (Langley Advance Times files)

Fox confirms run for Langley school board byelection

There are now at least two candidates confirmed to contest the spot

Charlie Fox in a 2018 Langley Township council meeting. (Langley Advance Times files)
James Hill Elementary has recorded a COVID-19 exposure. (Google photo)

James Hill Elementary School records COVID-19 exposure

Seven Langley schools are Fraser Health exposure list

James Hill Elementary has recorded a COVID-19 exposure. (Google photo)