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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)
Do you have a question you’d like to see put to the Langley City council? Email your idea to <a href="mailto:editor@langleyadvancetimes.com" target="_blank">editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.</a>

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

Do you have a question you’d like to see put to the Langley City council? Email your idea to <a href="mailto:editor@langleyadvancetimes.com" target="_blank">editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.</a>
Superintendent Gord Stewart spoke to about 75 teacher candidates in early 2019, as the growing district worked to recruit more teachers. (Joanne Abshire/Langley School District)

Langley’s public school superintendent retires after Christmas

Assistant superintendent Mal Gill becomes deputy superintendent until taking top spot in January

Superintendent Gord Stewart spoke to about 75 teacher candidates in early 2019, as the growing district worked to recruit more teachers. (Joanne Abshire/Langley School District)
Two Langley 7-Eleven stores were fined for not complying with employee safety regulations by WorkSafeBC this summer. (Google Street View image)

Langley 7-Elevens hit with WorkSafe fine over safety issues

Two local stores failed to uphold plans to keep workers safe from robbery: judgment

Two Langley 7-Eleven stores were fined for not complying with employee safety regulations by WorkSafeBC this summer. (Google Street View image)
R.E. Mountain Secondary was one of three schools hit by recent vandalism linked to a TikTok trend. (Langley School District)

Vandalism in Langley schools linked to ‘Devious Lick’ TikTok challenge

The trend saw students showing off by stealing or vandalizing items at high schools

R.E. Mountain Secondary was one of three schools hit by recent vandalism linked to a TikTok trend. (Langley School District)
Liberal deputy PM Chrystia Freeland with Cloverdale-Langley City candidate John Aldag at the LEC on Friday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Liberal deputy PM Chrystia Freeland with Cloverdale-Langley City candidate John Aldag at the LEC on Friday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Letters and calls of solidarity and encouragement have been coming in to the Langley Islamic Centre in the wake of a threat last month. (Langley Islamic Centre photo)

Langley offers solidarity, support to Islamic Centre after racist threat

Individuals and faith communities have offered support, said the imam

Letters and calls of solidarity and encouragement have been coming in to the Langley Islamic Centre in the wake of a threat last month. (Langley Islamic Centre photo)
The CN Rail lines being laid through Langley in 1911. The tracks would cut through the properties now needed for the Trans Mountain right of way. (Langley Centennial Museum collection)

Heirs of long-dead Langley landowner could cash in from pipeline construction

Trans Mountain is offering six figures for access to a worthless lot in Walnut Grove

The CN Rail lines being laid through Langley in 1911. The tracks would cut through the properties now needed for the Trans Mountain right of way. (Langley Centennial Museum collection)
Tako van Popta is the incumbent Conservative candidate running in the Langley-Aldergrove riding. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LANGLEY-ALDERGROVE: Incumbent Tako van Popta looks to be re-elected

Each candidate was invited to provide a brief biography and answers to five key election questions

Tako van Popta is the incumbent Conservative candidate running in the Langley-Aldergrove riding. (Special to Langley Advance Times)