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Dr. Bonnie Henry gives her daily media briefing regarding Covid-19 for the province of British Columbia in Victoria, B.C, Monday, December 7, 2020.   THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

More Langley-area business closed due to COVID-19

Any business with three or more cases among employees can be closed

Former Pitt Meadows city councillor David Murray was convicted of sex assault, and is now being sued by the victim. (files)

Former Pitt Meadows city councillor sued for sex assault

David Murray was convicted in 2017 of sexually assaulting a teen 25 years earlier

An agreement between the City and the Langley Lions Housing Society would set out income and age requirements for the new Birch replacement building (Langley City image)

Langley Lions housing project gets go-ahead from City council

An eight-storey structure will replace the fire-gutted original Birch building

B.C.’s Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (Black Press Media files)

‘Stereotypes’ not an issue in Langley sex assault ruling, Court of Appeal says

The Court of Appeal upheld a conviction in two attacks on a 17-year-old

B.C.’s Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (Black Press Media files)
Archibald bowl near Chilliwack. (Submitted)

Cheam First Nation ‘shocked’ over all-season mountain resort proposal near Chilliwack

For five years the band has been working on a gondola project of their own

Archibald bowl near Chilliwack. (Submitted)
The Langley School District issues COVID-19 notifications when cases are discovered at local public school. Fraser Health handles contact tracing and all medical aspects for all local schools. (Langley Schools)

Two Langley schools added to COVID list

Fraser Health posts the names of public and private schools online when there’s been exposure

The Langley School District issues COVID-19 notifications when cases are discovered at local public school. Fraser Health handles contact tracing and all medical aspects for all local schools. (Langley Schools)
A driver stopped by Saanich police following a road rage incident on April 15 was found to be impaired, in violation of a license restriction and in a damaged vehicle. They received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Road rager fails breathalyzer on busy B.C. highway in vehicle he shouldn’t be driving

Saanich police say man was operating vehicle without required ignition lock

A driver stopped by Saanich police following a road rage incident on April 15 was found to be impaired, in violation of a license restriction and in a damaged vehicle. They received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Construction on the new expanded emergency department at Langley Memorial Hospital continued in early 2021 despite the global pandemic. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley’s ER construction near completion, patients welcome in early May

Langley Memorial Hospital continued operating despite major construction since 2019

Construction on the new expanded emergency department at Langley Memorial Hospital continued in early 2021 despite the global pandemic. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Langley dog handler Ashten Black and her nine-year-old Border Collie-cross are ready to help the community destress on Stress Awareness Day, Friday, April 16, 2020. Book a virtual visit with the pair and help support the St. John Ambulance dog therapy program (Graham Spence Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley dog handler Ashten Black and her nine-year-old Border Collie-cross are ready to help the community destress on Stress Awareness Day, Friday, April 16, 2020. Book a virtual visit with the pair and help support the St. John Ambulance dog therapy program (Graham Spence Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)
COVID-19 virus (file photo).

Outbreak declared over at Langley care home

Five staff tested positive at Chartwell in Walnut Grove two weeks ago

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
The corner of 96th Avenue and Glover Road in Fort Langley now has traffic signals, and new “touchless” signal activation buttons. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The corner of 96th Avenue and Glover Road in Fort Langley now has traffic signals, and new “touchless” signal activation buttons. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge Fire and Rescue were conducting training operations at Gold Creek Falls when a firefighter broke their leg. (Eileen Robinson photo - Special to The News)
Maple Ridge Fire and Rescue were conducting training operations at Gold Creek Falls when a firefighter broke their leg. (Eileen Robinson photo - Special to The News)
The rainbow crosswalk at Glover Road and Mary Avenue in Fort Langley has been temporarily covered up for the filming of a movie. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The rainbow crosswalk at Glover Road and Mary Avenue in Fort Langley has been temporarily covered up for the filming of a movie. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
CKF’s Langley manufacturing plant is the subject of a closure ordered by Fraser Health due to COVID-19 among employees. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley businesses ordered to shut down due to COVID among workers

CKF and a clothing company have been shuttered this week

CKF’s Langley manufacturing plant is the subject of a closure ordered by Fraser Health due to COVID-19 among employees. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The father of Aaliyah Rosa planted a tree and laid a plaque in her memory in 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)

Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June

Lengthy trial began last autumn with COVID and other factors forcing it to take longer than expected

The father of Aaliyah Rosa planted a tree and laid a plaque in her memory in 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)
CBSA seized 64 bricks of suspected cocaine at a border crossing in the Pacific Highway District. (CBSA photo)

$3.5 million worth of suspected cocaine bound for Canada seized in Pacific Highway District

Tractor-trailer hauling personal care products included 64 bricks of suspected coke

CBSA seized 64 bricks of suspected cocaine at a border crossing in the Pacific Highway District. (CBSA photo)
In 2018, Marilyn Fischer and Jim Simning were named Langley Seniors of the Year. This year’s volunteer appreciation banquet has been put on pause due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Langley Advance Times files)

120 letters of appreciation sent out to Langley volunteers

COVID restrictions puts pause on annual City appreciation banquet

In 2018, Marilyn Fischer and Jim Simning were named Langley Seniors of the Year. This year’s volunteer appreciation banquet has been put on pause due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley City council met on Monday, April 12. (Langley City/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley City may let local restaurants start food trucks

The idea was brought to council by the Cascades Casino and its restaurants

Langley City council met on Monday, April 12. (Langley City/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Eight-year-old Piper and her family were raising money to help Guinevere, the bearded dragon, get a gynecological surgery. Sadly, the reptile didn’t survive the procedure. (Jackee Sullivan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills

Guinevere, a pet bearded dragon, underwent an ovariectomy on Tuesday

Eight-year-old Piper and her family were raising money to help Guinevere, the bearded dragon, get a gynecological surgery. Sadly, the reptile didn’t survive the procedure. (Jackee Sullivan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Langley School District has issued COVID-19 notifications for five schools. (Langley Schools)

Another 5 Langley schools record COVID-19 exposures

As of Wednesday, 15 schools were on Fraser Health’s list

The Langley School District has issued COVID-19 notifications for five schools. (Langley Schools)