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 Fire ripped through a vacant house in the 2600 block 208th St in Langley Sunday morning. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire destroys vacant Langley house

Crew called to 2600 block of 208th St. early Sunday morning

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AT YOUR SERVICE: MLAs suggest staying the course on battling of B.C. wildfire

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

  • Aug 1, 2021
Langley City’s Drew Mechielsen made it all the way to the finals and a top-10 finish in her Olympic debut at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo held July 29 and 30. (Mark Blinch/Canadian Olympic Committee)
Langley City’s Drew Mechielsen made it all the way to the finals and a top-10 finish in her Olympic debut at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo held July 29 and 30. (Mark Blinch/Canadian Olympic Committee)
Lisa Samms-Maxwell of Langley Lodge spoke to Dave Hassett while handing out water and popsicles Friday during high temperatures. Langley Lodge was helping locals keep cool. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Lodge offers water, popsicles to help locals keep cool

The pop-up cooling centre is aimed at helping people through another hot spell

Lisa Samms-Maxwell of Langley Lodge spoke to Dave Hassett while handing out water and popsicles Friday during high temperatures. Langley Lodge was helping locals keep cool. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
(Black Press Media files)

Langley toddler rushed to hospital after fall from third floor window

Paramedics took the child to Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster

(Black Press Media files)
This Milner hotel was the site of a stabbing in May, 2020 that led to a complex police investigation of a suspected dial-a-dope ring. (Langley Advance Times files)

Stabbing at Langley hotel led to year-long drug investigation

Police have seized a gun, cash, and fentanyl, but no charges have been laid

This Milner hotel was the site of a stabbing in May, 2020 that led to a complex police investigation of a suspected dial-a-dope ring. (Langley Advance Times files)
Pastor Jon Grochowski of SouthRidge Fellowship Church, and Jim Calamunce, executive director of the Langley Food Bank, with one of the new carts. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Carts help move groceries for clients of Langley Food Bank

Locals without cars will benefit from the carts, thanks to a local church’s fundraising

Pastor Jon Grochowski of SouthRidge Fellowship Church, and Jim Calamunce, executive director of the Langley Food Bank, with one of the new carts. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Three arrested for attempting to steal fibre optic cable in West Vancouver. (Twitter/@WestVanPolice)

Three arrested attempting to steal fibre optic cable in West Vancouver

Police recommending charges against three people – from Maple Ridge, Surrey, and Langley

Three arrested for attempting to steal fibre optic cable in West Vancouver. (Twitter/@WestVanPolice)
This antique aircraft has an unusual connection to the original Star Wars film, and Aldergrove resident Robert Gillcash, a volunteer who conducts tours of the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley, will explain if you visit. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
This antique aircraft has an unusual connection to the original Star Wars film, and Aldergrove resident Robert Gillcash, a volunteer who conducts tours of the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley, will explain if you visit. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley is seeing an increase in COVID-19 numbers as other areas in B.C. deal with much sharper spikes. (BCCDC)

COVID cases creep up in Langley

The province is seeing a resurgence, but the Interior is faring the worst

Langley is seeing an increase in COVID-19 numbers as other areas in B.C. deal with much sharper spikes. (BCCDC)
An April 25 drop-in clinic at the Langley Events Centre saw long lineups. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Mass vaccinations at Langley Events Centre to wrap up

Local shots will still be given at the KPU testing centre

An April 25 drop-in clinic at the Langley Events Centre saw long lineups. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove resident Netanya Castillo is a student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. She is hosting an electronic recycling drive until July 30, 2021 in an effort to win a $10,000 scholarship from the Electronic Recycling Association. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove resident Netanya Castillo is a student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. She is hosting an electronic recycling drive until July 30, 2021 in an effort to win a $10,000 scholarship from the Electronic Recycling Association. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)
Aldergrove Regional Park. (Aldergrove Star files)

Fire danger rating ‘extreme’ in Aldergrove Regional Park

Metro Vancouver raised the level on July 28 amid onset of heat wave

Aldergrove Regional Park. (Aldergrove Star files)
During a briefing for Langley City Council, Supt. Adrian Marsden, the officer in charge, said all officers are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. (Files)

All Langley RCMP officers have had both shots for COVID-19

Total of 11 members tested positive, officer in charge reports

During a briefing for Langley City Council, Supt. Adrian Marsden, the officer in charge, said all officers are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. (Files)
Fire erupts at a construction site on 32 Avenue near 192 Street Thursday (July 29) morning. Initial indications are that work crews struck a gas main. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Fire erupts at a construction site on 32 Avenue near 192 Street Thursday (July 29) morning. Initial indications are that work crews struck a gas main. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Langley Xtreme U16B team won provincial championships in Kelowna. Front row: Kate Doney, Isabella Tobler, Natalie Naylor, Gemma Charron, Shane Ford-Amendolagine, Makenzie Fehlhaber, Celina Bhatti Back Row: Coach Mick Ghuman, Coach Heather Hiebert, Hannah Hiebert, Abby Hopson, Ashley Nugent, Grace Kinch, Sienna Ghuman, Kaeli Lamothe, Head Coach Jeff McMillan, Coach Keith Nugent. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Xtreme win U16B provincial championships

‘I couldn’t be more proud of these girls’ coach says

Langley Xtreme U16B team won provincial championships in Kelowna. Front row: Kate Doney, Isabella Tobler, Natalie Naylor, Gemma Charron, Shane Ford-Amendolagine, Makenzie Fehlhaber, Celina Bhatti Back Row: Coach Mick Ghuman, Coach Heather Hiebert, Hannah Hiebert, Abby Hopson, Ashley Nugent, Grace Kinch, Sienna Ghuman, Kaeli Lamothe, Head Coach Jeff McMillan, Coach Keith Nugent. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Anti-gang officers seized these weapons after they recognized a vehicle as being associated with a recent break in. (CFSEU)

Guns, knives seized by anti-gang officers in Langley arrest

Police spotted a vehicle linked to a recent break in

Anti-gang officers seized these weapons after they recognized a vehicle as being associated with a recent break in. (CFSEU)
Mounties arrested a 33-year-old Langley man under the Mental Health Act some time overnight on July 23, 2021 in Langley City’s Buckley Park. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Shotgun still missing in Langley City’ Buckley Park

RCMP arrested a 33-year-old man on July 23, but the firearm from the incident was not located

Mounties arrested a 33-year-old Langley man under the Mental Health Act some time overnight on July 23, 2021 in Langley City’s Buckley Park. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)