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Metro Vancouver’s regional planning committee will hear delegations Friday (Oct. 8) regarding the City of Surrey’s quest to redesignate South Campbell Heights lands. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)

South Campbell Heights development proposal goes before Metro Vancouver Oct. 8

Regional planning committee to consider Surrey’s quest to amend land-use designation

Metro Vancouver’s regional planning committee will hear delegations Friday (Oct. 8) regarding the City of Surrey’s quest to redesignate South Campbell Heights lands. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)
Langley City Council’s first in-person meeting in a year felt ‘very different,’ Mayor Val van den Broek remarked. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley City council resumes in-person meetings

Audio issues have been resolved: mayor

Langley City Council’s first in-person meeting in a year felt ‘very different,’ Mayor Val van den Broek remarked. (Langley Advance Times file)
Five artists took part in the ‘Art Crawl at the Hall’ event on Sunday, Oct. 3 on the front lawn of the historic Fort Langley community hall. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: ‘Art Crawl at the Hall’ in Fort Langley

Outdoor exhibition was held on front lawn of historic community hall

Five artists took part in the ‘Art Crawl at the Hall’ event on Sunday, Oct. 3 on the front lawn of the historic Fort Langley community hall. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A construction worker on a lift works on one of a series of condo buildings under construction on Langley’s 200th Street in June. (Langley Advance Times files)

House prices in Langley pass $1.4 million

Detached houses saw the steepest rise in prices in September

A construction worker on a lift works on one of a series of condo buildings under construction on Langley’s 200th Street in June. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Trappers celebrated their seventh win in a row Friday, Oct. 1, a 6-2 victory over the Abbotsford Pilots. On Saturday, the streak ended with a narrow loss to White Rock Whalers. (Trappers Twitter feed)
Langley Trappers celebrated their seventh win in a row Friday, Oct. 1, a 6-2 victory over the Abbotsford Pilots. On Saturday, the streak ended with a narrow loss to White Rock Whalers. (Trappers Twitter feed)
Undated Google Maps image of Manoah Manor in Langley. (Google)

COVID-19 reported at Langley senior care facility

Three staffers and one resident at Manoah Manor have tested positive

Undated Google Maps image of Manoah Manor in Langley. (Google)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Langley gala has been postponed until April 2022. (Big Brothers Big Sisters Langley screen grab)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Langley gala has been postponed until April 2022. (Big Brothers Big Sisters Langley screen grab)
Some of the weapons and ammunition seized as a result of a January raid in Langley, which has now led to charges against two men. (BCCFSEU)

Two charged in alleged illegal handgun scheme linked to Langley, Sooke

Police seized 27 guns they say were headed into the hands of criminals

Some of the weapons and ammunition seized as a result of a January raid in Langley, which has now led to charges against two men. (BCCFSEU)
(Langley Advance Times file)
A Langley woman woke to a man in her home. She chased the cat burglar from her home but not before he stole from them.

UPDATE: 91-year-old Langley man found safe

Police issued a missing person alert during the weekend

(Langley Advance Times file)
A Langley woman woke to a man in her home. She chased the cat burglar from her home but not before he stole from them.
An estimated 1,000 people turned out for the annual giant pumpkin contest and weigh-in at Langley’s Krause Berry Farms and Estate Winery on Saturday, Oct. 2. Two new B.C, records were set. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
An estimated 1,000 people turned out for the annual giant pumpkin contest and weigh-in at Langley’s Krause Berry Farms and Estate Winery on Saturday, Oct. 2. Two new B.C, records were set. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Do you have a question you’d like to see put to the Langley school trustees? Email your idea to <a href="mailto:editor@langleyadvancetimes.com" target="_blank">editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.</a>

AT YOUR SERVICE: Trustees ponder what kids are missing out on during pandemic

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

  • Oct 3, 2021
Do you have a question you’d like to see put to the Langley school trustees? Email your idea to <a href="mailto:editor@langleyadvancetimes.com" target="_blank">editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.</a>
A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing chickens into crates in an undercover video filmed by Mercy For Animals. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack company’s guilty pleas to chicken abuse ‘represent progress,’ says animal welfare group

Mercy For Animals’ reaction came 2 days after Elite Farm Services pleaded guilty to animal abuse

A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing chickens into crates in an undercover video filmed by Mercy For Animals. (Submitted photo)
The Langley RCMP has released a photo of Devon Goodrick who was last seen Sept. 25. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Young man missing, last seen near Surrey/Langley border

A 26-year-old has not been seen by family since last Saturday (Sept. 25)

The Langley RCMP has released a photo of Devon Goodrick who was last seen Sept. 25. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A group of supporters pictured at the encampment located just before the RCMP access control checkpoint at kilometre 27 of the Morice West Forest Service Road from Feb. 5, 2020 show their support for the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs in their fight against CGL. (File photo/Houston Today)

Protests renewed along CGL pipeline near Houston

Two people have been arrested; protesters continue to block construction work

A group of supporters pictured at the encampment located just before the RCMP access control checkpoint at kilometre 27 of the Morice West Forest Service Road from Feb. 5, 2020 show their support for the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs in their fight against CGL. (File photo/Houston Today)
The provincial government is mandating mask wearing for all students from kindergarten through Grade 12 in all B.C. school districts, including Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)

K-3 students in Langley and all B.C. school districts must mask up as of Monday

Provincial government announced that all students from kindergarten through Grade 12 must wear masks

The provincial government is mandating mask wearing for all students from kindergarten through Grade 12 in all B.C. school districts, including Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)
Coronavirus numbers are rising across most of the Fraser Health region, including in Langley. (BCCDC)

Langley sees almost 200 COVID cases in a week

The delta variant is still driving the fourth wave of coronavirus infections higher

Coronavirus numbers are rising across most of the Fraser Health region, including in Langley. (BCCDC)
Terrance and Dan Frisk hope putting up handbills and signs about a missing local woman will elicit information from the public that could help with the case. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Pair continues to share information about missing Langley mom

Dan and Terrance Frisk are putting up signs and notices around the Lower Mainland

Terrance and Dan Frisk hope putting up handbills and signs about a missing local woman will elicit information from the public that could help with the case. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Cecelia Reekie spoke to Langley seniors about her father's experiences with residential school before a walk from the Langley Seniors Resource Centre. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley seniors mark Truth and Reconciliation Day with walk, flag raising

First event, but not last for the Langley Seniors Resource Society

Cecelia Reekie spoke to Langley seniors about her father's experiences with residential school before a walk from the Langley Seniors Resource Centre. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University is honouring the lost Indigenous children and survivors of residential schools by participating in Lighting the Country Orange from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1.(KPU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Going orange: Kwantlen Polytechnic University marks national Truth and Reconciliation Day

A gesture of solidarity with lost Indigenous children and survivors of residential schools

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is honouring the lost Indigenous children and survivors of residential schools by participating in Lighting the Country Orange from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1.(KPU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fern Gabriel (left) and Phyllis Atkins of the Kwantlen First Nation model the orange shirts they helped create for Truth and Reconciliation day as part of a fundraiser to add Indigenous history and cultural resources to the Fort Langley Elementary School library. (Byron Smith/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: How a Fort Langley school is commemorating Orange Shirt Day

Fundraising initiative with Kwantlen First Nation members to add Indigenous education resources

Fern Gabriel (left) and Phyllis Atkins of the Kwantlen First Nation model the orange shirts they helped create for Truth and Reconciliation day as part of a fundraiser to add Indigenous history and cultural resources to the Fort Langley Elementary School library. (Byron Smith/Special to Langley Advance Times)