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AT YOUR SERVICE: How to handle rising housing prices

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

Elyse Vroom and a group of volunteers placed close to 10,000 flags on the front lawn of Christ Covenant Church in Langley Saturday, Oct. 16, to call for law restricting late-stage abortions in Canada. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Flags on Langley church lawn represent number of abortions, protest organizer says

‘We Need A Law’ campaign wants legislation against late-stage and sex-selective abortions

Kerri Fuller of Langley City is looking for Chloe – someone scattered presents and cards addressed to the 13-year-old girl near Fuller’s home on Thursday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley City woman trying to find rightful owner of stolen birthday presents, cards

A stuffed animal and presents were dumped on a sidewalk Thursday

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (Black Press Media file photo)

Poor treatment of childhood injury leads to $175,000 court award in Langley case

A permanent issue with an elbow resulted from treatment for a fall in 2006

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (Black Press Media file photo)
Ann Marie Walsh is the new executive director of the Langley Hospice Society. (Langley Hospice)

Langley Hospice welcomes new executive director

The new leader has experience in residential care and team building

Ann Marie Walsh is the new executive director of the Langley Hospice Society. (Langley Hospice)
To celebrate finishing his first round of chemotherapy, Addison Johnston (left) and his younger brother Ryland were taken to a Japanese restaurant in Vancouver by parents Kristin and Shane Johnston. But lots of treatment remains for the teenager, and his family has learned some hard lessons about the healthcare system. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack parents discover gaps in health care as teenage son battles leukemia

Though he’s 17-years-old, Addison Johnston couldn’t access treatment at B.C. Children’s Hospital

To celebrate finishing his first round of chemotherapy, Addison Johnston (left) and his younger brother Ryland were taken to a Japanese restaurant in Vancouver by parents Kristin and Shane Johnston. But lots of treatment remains for the teenager, and his family has learned some hard lessons about the healthcare system. (submitted photo)
The former Canopy Growth greenhouses in South Aldergrove were the target of many complaints due to odours. (Langley Advance Times file)

Metro Vancouver seeks input on rules to reduce cannabis grow odours

Langley residents can offer their feedback until the end of November

The former Canopy Growth greenhouses in South Aldergrove were the target of many complaints due to odours. (Langley Advance Times file)
A retaining wall on Highway 3B/22 in Rossland in 2016. (Black Press Media files)

Aldergrove truck driver sentenced to three years for fatal crash

Cargo spilling from a truck on a tight turn killed another driver on a B.C. highway in 2016

A retaining wall on Highway 3B/22 in Rossland in 2016. (Black Press Media files)
Langley saw another increase in weekly COVID numbers in the most recent data from the BC Centre for Disease Control. (BCCDC)

COVID numbers climb again in Langley

Infections caused by the delta variant have not yet begun to decline

Langley saw another increase in weekly COVID numbers in the most recent data from the BC Centre for Disease Control. (BCCDC)
A live radio broadcast from the Langley Food Bank raised more than $400 in cash and filled seven bins with donated food on Saturday, Oct. 9. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A live radio broadcast from the Langley Food Bank raised more than $400 in cash and filled seven bins with donated food on Saturday, Oct. 9. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A file photo of a Township of Langley fire truck.
A file photo of a Township of Langley fire truck.
Brookswood’s Devon Goodrick has not been seen or heard from since the early hours of Saturday, Sept. 25. (file)
Brookswood’s Devon Goodrick has not been seen or heard from since the early hours of Saturday, Sept. 25. (file)
Students in grades 6-9 will learn how to code and program a robot at a one-day camp hosted by Trinity Western University in Langley. (TWU)
Students in grades 6-9 will learn how to code and program a robot at a one-day camp hosted by Trinity Western University in Langley. (TWU)
Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC/Facebook)

Charges dropped in alleged gun scheme in Langley

Crown officials confirm charges against two men dropped last week

Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC/Facebook)
Rudy helped out at an RCMP check stop in 2019 in Langley to promote Operation Red Nose. (Michelle Cowan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

No Operation Red Nose for Langley, Surrey this holiday season

It’s the second year of no local pick-up service

Rudy helped out at an RCMP check stop in 2019 in Langley to promote Operation Red Nose. (Michelle Cowan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
R.E. Mountain Secondary is one of the schools approaching capacity as hundreds of new students arrived in the district this year. (Langley School District)

Enrolment shoots up at Langley schools for 2021

About 900 more students are enrolled than last year

R.E. Mountain Secondary is one of the schools approaching capacity as hundreds of new students arrived in the district this year. (Langley School District)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

No Crown appeal of not guilty verdict in Langley child death

KerryAnn Lewis was charged in the death of her seven-year-old daughter Aaliyah Rosa

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Brewery owners Stephen Gregorig (left) and Jamie Overgaard recently won a silver-medal for their English-style IPA Orion 1-1. Their taproom, Smugglers Trail Caskworks, opened in Port Kells one year ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Langley pub and brewery wins silver medal at national Canadian beer awards

Beer was created to support wounded veterans

  • Oct 12, 2021
Brewery owners Stephen Gregorig (left) and Jamie Overgaard recently won a silver-medal for their English-style IPA Orion 1-1. Their taproom, Smugglers Trail Caskworks, opened in Port Kells one year ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Undated Google Maps image of Glenwood School in Langley, which reported the most COVID exposures of any Langley school over a two-week period, according to the Fraser Health Authority. (Google)
Undated Google Maps image of Glenwood School in Langley, which reported the most COVID exposures of any Langley school over a two-week period, according to the Fraser Health Authority. (Google)
Karyn Smith, PAC past president (left) and Laila Meyer, PAC treasurer with a room full of food items collected by students at Coghlan Elementary School. Aldergrove Food bank took delivery on Oct. 5. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Coghlan Elementary comes through for Aldergrove Food Bank

Week-long drive generates 1,696 donated items

Karyn Smith, PAC past president (left) and Laila Meyer, PAC treasurer with a room full of food items collected by students at Coghlan Elementary School. Aldergrove Food bank took delivery on Oct. 5. (Special to Langley Advance Times)