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Cruise-In fans can park at the Aldergrove Mall by donation, and other sites are being sought for overflow parking. (Langley Advance Times files)

Aldergrove Mall remains parking hub for Cruise-In

Drivers should know that Fraser Highway wil be closed from 264th to 272nd for the event

Cruise-In fans can park at the Aldergrove Mall by donation, and other sites are being sought for overflow parking. (Langley Advance Times files)
Daniel Coyle waved to the crowd at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley as he took his victory gallop after winning the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup in 2019. (Langley Advance Times/file)
Daniel Coyle waved to the crowd at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley as he took his victory gallop after winning the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup in 2019. (Langley Advance Times/file)
The advance poll for the Aldergrove area has moved from Aldergrove Secondary (pictured) to Betty Gilbert Middle, nearby. (Google Street View)
The advance poll for the Aldergrove area has moved from Aldergrove Secondary (pictured) to Betty Gilbert Middle, nearby. (Google Street View)
Advance polling for the federal election is open from Friday, Sept. 10 to Monday, Sept. 13. (Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

Langley voters can cast ballots in various ways before election day Sept. 20

Mail-in ballots, special ballots and advance voting opportunities outlined

Advance polling for the federal election is open from Friday, Sept. 10 to Monday, Sept. 13. (Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)
The right lane eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway was blocked for several hours on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, snarling commuter traffic after a truck failed to clear the Glover Road Overpass. (Fiberglass74/Twitter)

Highway 1 lane re-opens 12 hours after vehicle fails to clear Langley overpass

The incident was first reported around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday

The right lane eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway was blocked for several hours on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, snarling commuter traffic after a truck failed to clear the Glover Road Overpass. (Fiberglass74/Twitter)
Surrey provincial court. (Black Press Media files)
Surrey provincial court. (Black Press Media files)
Langley saw yet another rise in COVID cases in the most recent week of data from the BC Centre for Disease Control. (BCCDC)

Langley’s COVID cases continue to climb

Delta variant driving rising case counts measured by BCCDC

Langley saw yet another rise in COVID cases in the most recent week of data from the BC Centre for Disease Control. (BCCDC)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

Petition calls for appeal of not guilty verdict in Langley child’s death

Any appeal has to be based on a ‘legal error’ by a judge

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Green Party MP Elizabeth May arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Cloverdale-Langley City Liberal candidate gets support from former Green leader

Elizabeth May supported John Aldag in a riding with no Green candidate

Green Party MP Elizabeth May arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Police say this man is a suspect in vandalizing cars at the Willowbrook Shopping Centre, after he was asked to leave for not wearing a mask. (Langley RCMP)

Cars damaged after man kicked out of Langley mall for not wearing mask

The incident happened in late August at the Willowbrook mall

Police say this man is a suspect in vandalizing cars at the Willowbrook Shopping Centre, after he was asked to leave for not wearing a mask. (Langley RCMP)
A Zoom debate featured all four Langley-Aldergrove candidates, with moderating by Frank Bucholtz and introduction by Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce CEO Colleen Clark. (Screencap)

Federal candidates offer competing visions in Langley-Aldergrove debate

The all candidates meeting saw four candidates talk housing, the environment, and inflation

A Zoom debate featured all four Langley-Aldergrove candidates, with moderating by Frank Bucholtz and introduction by Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce CEO Colleen Clark. (Screencap)
Members of the Aldergrove Skate Club competed at the 2015 Skate Canada Regional Synchronized Skating Championships at George Preston Arena. (Langley Advance Times file)

Aldergrove Skate Club begins new season

Club managed to keep skating during the height of the pandemic

Members of the Aldergrove Skate Club competed at the 2015 Skate Canada Regional Synchronized Skating Championships at George Preston Arena. (Langley Advance Times file)
Police allege the pictured female stole over $200 in product from Superstore on July 27, 2021. (Langley RCMP)
Police allege the pictured female stole over $200 in product from Superstore on July 27, 2021. (Langley RCMP)
In this photo taken May 17, 2020, people walk back and forth across the border between the U.S. and Canada in Peace Arch Park in Blaine, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Motorcycle procession to Peace Arch to commemorate 9/11 victims

Langley-area organizers are bringing together first responders for the Sept. 11 event

In this photo taken May 17, 2020, people walk back and forth across the border between the U.S. and Canada in Peace Arch Park in Blaine, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
RCMP were called to the scene of a collision at 86th Avenue and 198A Street on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 just before 6 p.m. (Langley Advance Times file)
RCMP were called to the scene of a collision at 86th Avenue and 198A Street on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 just before 6 p.m. (Langley Advance Times file)
Cruising downtown Langley City was still a pre-Cruise-In tradition even in 2019, after the show had moved to Aldergrove. Now an Aldergrove Friday drive is planned. (Langley Advance Times files)

Car club organizes Friday night car cruise before big show

The Old Farts Car Club is emphasizing “no burnouts” at the informal event

Cruising downtown Langley City was still a pre-Cruise-In tradition even in 2019, after the show had moved to Aldergrove. Now an Aldergrove Friday drive is planned. (Langley Advance Times files)
It was first school experience for mom Shelby Dingwall, who sent her son Kingston off to kindergarten at Nicomekl Elementary on Sept. 7, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Class is back in session, Langley kids return to school amid modified COVID protocols

Unlike last year, exposure letters will not be issued district-wide

It was first school experience for mom Shelby Dingwall, who sent her son Kingston off to kindergarten at Nicomekl Elementary on Sept. 7, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Hundreds gathered at Sendall Gardens in Langley on Sunday around 7 p.m. to light a candle for Naomi Onotera, who was last seen Aug. 28, 2021. (© JLS Photography/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Hundreds attend vigil for missing Langley woman Naomi Onotera

Anyone with information about the 40-year-old mother is asked to contact police

Hundreds gathered at Sendall Gardens in Langley on Sunday around 7 p.m. to light a candle for Naomi Onotera, who was last seen Aug. 28, 2021. (© JLS Photography/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Trinity Western University is aiming to reduce new student stress levels through a variety of programs. (TWU)

Trinity Western University aims to help new students manage stress

Centre for Calling and Career Development ‘to help students to wrestle with calling and purpose’

Trinity Western University is aiming to reduce new student stress levels through a variety of programs. (TWU)
At 10 months, Adishri from Willoughby was among the youngest visitors to the Langley Food Truck Festival on Saturday, Sept. 4. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
At 10 months, Adishri from Willoughby was among the youngest visitors to the Langley Food Truck Festival on Saturday, Sept. 4. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)