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Aldergrove’s Dan Edge (left) passed away leaving behind his two daughters and new granddaughter. His family has organized a GoFundMe campaign. (John Cousin/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove’s Dan Edge (left) passed away leaving behind his two daughters and new granddaughter. His family has organized a GoFundMe campaign. (John Cousin/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Initial estimates are the Sept. 11 Langley Good Time Cruise-In raised around $50,000 for charity, car show president Riccardo Sestito calculated. (Langley Advance Times file)
Initial estimates are the Sept. 11 Langley Good Time Cruise-In raised around $50,000 for charity, car show president Riccardo Sestito calculated. (Langley Advance Times file)
Dick Deck and son Brian go through some of his documents from the Second World War, when he was a bomb aimer in an aircraft that was shot down over Germany. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Dick Deck and son Brian go through some of his documents from the Second World War, when he was a bomb aimer in an aircraft that was shot down over Germany. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township firefighters asked the council to fund more hires, as they’ve slipped below the minimum four per engine. (Langley Advance Times files)

Firefighters ask council to boost staffing for safety reasons

Engines are going out with fewer than the minimum four firefighters

Langley Township firefighters asked the council to fund more hires, as they’ve slipped below the minimum four per engine. (Langley Advance Times files)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) joined Premier John Horgan and other local mayors, MLAs, and dignitaries at an announcement Friday, July 9, about funding for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)

Surrey mayor says Surrey-Langley SkyTrain opening delay to 2028 is ‘disconcerting’

Surrey-Langley SkyTrain project, featuring a 16-kilometre line, was expected to be completed by 2025

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) joined Premier John Horgan and other local mayors, MLAs, and dignitaries at an announcement Friday, July 9, about funding for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)
Eight-year-old Amarbir Dhaliwal, a student at Uplands Montessori, is representing British Columbia at Canada’s 34th annual Spelling Bee Championship on Oct. 3, 2021. (Shinder Dhaliwal/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Eight-year-old Amarbir Dhaliwal, a student at Uplands Montessori, is representing British Columbia at Canada’s 34th annual Spelling Bee Championship on Oct. 3, 2021. (Shinder Dhaliwal/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Conservative incumbent Tako van Popta celebrated his win at campaign headquarters Monday night, saying it was a honour to be given a second term as MP for Langley – Aldergrove. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Tako van Popta wins re-election in Langley – Aldergrove

Conservative collected close to half the ballots cast

Conservative incumbent Tako van Popta celebrated his win at campaign headquarters Monday night, saying it was a honour to be given a second term as MP for Langley – Aldergrove. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
John Aldag was surrounded by supporters at his post-election event in Surrey, as he looked poised to win the Cloverdale-Langley City riding for the Liberals. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
John Aldag was surrounded by supporters at his post-election event in Surrey, as he looked poised to win the Cloverdale-Langley City riding for the Liberals. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Murrayville resident Shelagh Brennan, seen here with her home dialysis machine, is trying, again, to find someone willing to donate a kidney, after two previous donors were ruled out following medical tests. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

A long wait for a kidney for Langley woman gets even longer

Two donors have stepped up to help Shelagh Brennan, only to be ruled out by medical tests

Murrayville resident Shelagh Brennan, seen here with her home dialysis machine, is trying, again, to find someone willing to donate a kidney, after two previous donors were ruled out following medical tests. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Police remained at the scene of Naomi Onotera’s Langley City home on Monday, Sept. 20. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Search of Naomi Onotera’s home continues

Police and forensic investigators remain at Langley City location where missing woman lived

Police remained at the scene of Naomi Onotera’s Langley City home on Monday, Sept. 20. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Dianna Lambert cast her ballot on election day at the polling station at Nicomekl Elementary on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.

Langley voters head to the polls

Polls are open until 7 p.m.

Dianna Lambert cast her ballot on election day at the polling station at Nicomekl Elementary on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.
Ken and Sandra Murphy got their first look at the home after the Acts Of Kindness Extreme Home Renovation initiative redid it from top to bottom. (Langley Advance Times/file)

Several months after an extreme home reno, a Langley City couple is still amazed and delighted

Ken and Sandra Murphy are planning an in-person thank-you barbecue, once one is possible

Ken and Sandra Murphy got their first look at the home after the Acts Of Kindness Extreme Home Renovation initiative redid it from top to bottom. (Langley Advance Times/file)
Surrey RCMP seized nearly 30 kilograms of ‘magic mushrooms’ from a Clayton Heights home. (RCMP handout)
Surrey RCMP seized nearly 30 kilograms of ‘magic mushrooms’ from a Clayton Heights home. (RCMP handout)
Mexican firefighters helping fight Okanagan wildfires this summer. (BC Wildfire)

Langley liquor store among tops in wildfire relief donations

Locals donated almost $40,000 to help people in the B.C. Interior

  • Sep 20, 2021
Mexican firefighters helping fight Okanagan wildfires this summer. (BC Wildfire)
Otter Co-op on 248 Street in Langley, seen in a Sept. 11, 2021 photo, has confirmed it won’t be reopening its public cafeteria. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Otter Co-op closes Langley cafeteria for good

All-day breakfast still available for takeout

Otter Co-op on 248 Street in Langley, seen in a Sept. 11, 2021 photo, has confirmed it won’t be reopening its public cafeteria. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce CEO Colleen Clark working in her office. The Chamber is soon to celebrate 90 years. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Chamber brings influence, information, benefits to its members

Over 90 years, the Chamber has changed with the times in Langley

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce CEO Colleen Clark working in her office. The Chamber is soon to celebrate 90 years. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Mohinder Nagra was one of the Aldergrove-area voters who was redirected after the polling location was changed last week. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Mohinder Nagra was one of the Aldergrove-area voters who was redirected after the polling location was changed last week. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Nineteen artists took part in the West Fine Art Show fall exhibition and fundraiser for the Langley Hospice Society at the Glass House Estate Winery in Aldergrove held from Friday, Sept. 17, to Sunday, Sept 19. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Nineteen artists took part in the West Fine Art Show fall exhibition and fundraiser for the Langley Hospice Society at the Glass House Estate Winery in Aldergrove held from Friday, Sept. 17, to Sunday, Sept 19. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Candidates from each of the Cloverdale-Langley City and Langley-Aldergrove ridings were asked, What’s your favourite song that you crank up in the car? (Tobias Tullius/Unsplash)

ELECTION: What’s your favourite song to crank up in the car?

Among issues of importance, Langley candidates were asked to reveal their taste in music

Candidates from each of the Cloverdale-Langley City and Langley-Aldergrove ridings were asked, What’s your favourite song that you crank up in the car? (Tobias Tullius/Unsplash)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Langley City council wants to keep higher density development north of Nicomekl

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

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