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Jenisa Los interned on Parliament Hill. (TWU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

TWU student back after Parliamentary internship

The Abbotsford resident interned with an MP

  • Oct 30, 2020
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Business forum focuses on CrimeStoppers

The Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce is hosting the meeting next month

  • Oct 29, 2020
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks Thursday (Oct. 29) during a news conference held at Fraser Health office, in video posted to Facebook. (Photo: Government of British Columbai/Facebook)

COVID-19 ‘disproportionately’ affecting Fraser Health: Henry

Health region has about 75 per cent of B.C.’s active cases

Mark Chandler outside the Vancouver Courthouse during an appearance for his extradition proceedings. (Langley Advance Times files)
Mark Chandler outside the Vancouver Courthouse during an appearance for his extradition proceedings. (Langley Advance Times files)
Hirdeypal Batth, 24, has been charged with sexual assault and forcible confinement in relation to an incident in August 2020. (VPD handout)

Langley man charged with sex assault in alleged fake-Uber scheme

Investigators believe there could be more victims outside of the Vancouver area

Hirdeypal Batth, 24, has been charged with sexual assault and forcible confinement in relation to an incident in August 2020. (VPD handout)
R.E. Mountain Secondary (Langley School District)

COVID-19 exposure issued for R.E. Mountain Secondary in Langley

Four schools have been removed from the list of exposures

R.E. Mountain Secondary (Langley School District)
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VIDEO: Suspected dine-and-dasher falls through ceiling of Burnaby restaurant
Wash. state scientists remove 98 'murder hornets'
VIDEO: British Columbians vote for province's next leadership in 2020 election
Trudeau says family won't trick or treat this year
Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
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Pair’s lawsuit dismissed against Fraser Valley soccer association and churches

Judge in Abbotsford calls claims against 14 defendants ‘an abuse of the court’s process’

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Brian Edward Abrosimo, a convicted child kidnapper. (VPD photo)
Brian Edward Abrosimo, a convicted child kidnapper. (VPD photo)
The B.C. Teacher Regulation Branch has issued a decision about the actions of an elementary school teacher in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley elementary teacher credentials suspended for two weeks for grabbing, shoving, and yelling at kids

Roxann Rojas will lose her legal authority to teach for two weeks from Oct. 25 to Nov. 7, 2020

The B.C. Teacher Regulation Branch has issued a decision about the actions of an elementary school teacher in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
Lawrence Nadessan, 44, was last seen on Oct. 24 at 11:30 p.m. in Maple Ridge.
Lawrence Nadessan, 44, was last seen on Oct. 24 at 11:30 p.m. in Maple Ridge.
A woman gets her flu shot. (Fraser Health/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Flu shots are ready for Aldergrove residents

Four in 10 who plan to get a shot say they will go to a pharmacy to get the vaccinations

A woman gets her flu shot. (Fraser Health/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July. (Langley Advance Times files)

Child’s body cold, no pulse, off duty cop testifies in Langley murder trial

The seven-year-old girl’s mother faces a first-degree murder charge

Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July. (Langley Advance Times files)
After years of campaigning to decriminalize cannabis, Randy Caine is preparing to apply for a seller’s licence at his Langley City store – once the city sorts out its approval process (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
After years of campaigning to decriminalize cannabis, Randy Caine is preparing to apply for a seller’s licence at his Langley City store – once the city sorts out its approval process (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Washington State Department of Agriculture workers, wearing protective suits and working vacuumed a nest of Asian giant hornets from a tree Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. Scientists in Washington state discovered the first nest earlier in the week of so-called murder hornets in the United States and worked to wipe it out Saturday morning to protect native honeybees. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Nest of ‘murder hornets’ found near South Surrey

String of traps set up along border to capture Asian giant hornets

Washington State Department of Agriculture workers, wearing protective suits and working vacuumed a nest of Asian giant hornets from a tree Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. Scientists in Washington state discovered the first nest earlier in the week of so-called murder hornets in the United States and worked to wipe it out Saturday morning to protect native honeybees. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Langley resident Shaun Nugent, who died in 2019 shortly after he saved a swimmer from drowning, has been awarded a posthumous medal for bravery by the Royal Canadian Humane Association (Courtesy Nugent family)

Langley man who died after saving swimmer receives posthumous medal for bravery

Shaun Nugent rescued woman from Hayward Lake near Mission in July of 2019

Langley resident Shaun Nugent, who died in 2019 shortly after he saved a swimmer from drowning, has been awarded a posthumous medal for bravery by the Royal Canadian Humane Association (Courtesy Nugent family)
Emergency crews are on scene of a vehicle incident eastbound before the 200th Street off-ramp on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (DriveBC)
Emergency crews are on scene of a vehicle incident eastbound before the 200th Street off-ramp on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (DriveBC)
The RCMP photo shows cannabis that was seized as part of the E-Prominent investigation. (RCMP)

Four Langley and Surrey men charged in 2019 pot export case

Warrants were executed on properties in Surrey, Langley and Delta in June and August 2019

The RCMP photo shows cannabis that was seized as part of the E-Prominent investigation. (RCMP)
Earle Fraser, Cloverdale Legion poppy chair, seen here distributing poppies in 2019, said the donation drive has to be done differently during the pandemic (Langley Advance Times file)
Earle Fraser, Cloverdale Legion poppy chair, seen here distributing poppies in 2019, said the donation drive has to be done differently during the pandemic (Langley Advance Times file)
A veteran posed for a picture by the Langley City cenotaph at the 2019 Remembrance Day service. This year, because of the pandemic, organizers are moving the event online, with a few extras. (Langley Advance Times file)

Online Remembrance Day in Langley City will have extras for viewers

Video visits with Fraser Blues flight team, as well as veterans, are planned

A veteran posed for a picture by the Langley City cenotaph at the 2019 Remembrance Day service. This year, because of the pandemic, organizers are moving the event online, with a few extras. (Langley Advance Times file)