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All levels of jazz instrumentalists and vocalists are welcome to register for the Fort Langley workshop, which will take place Langley Community Music School on Sunday, March 26 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LCMS and Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival join forces to support youth musicians

Workshop returns for 2023 with expanded full-day program on March 26

 

Phil Hillier is joined by dad Chris in the digger at a Campbell River construction site for Phil’s third birthday. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Campbell River construction workers help build the best birthday ever

Akers Property Solutions construction crew gives a young fan a party to remember

 

Joseph Kurdziel and Tyrus Drozda, two psychology students from Kwantlen Polytechnic University have created and designed a deck of cards that teaches youth about addiction. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley psychology students find creative ways to teach kids about addiction

Non-profits approaching Joseph and Tyrus for collaborations

  • Jan 19, 2023
Joseph Kurdziel and Tyrus Drozda, two psychology students from Kwantlen Polytechnic University have created and designed a deck of cards that teaches youth about addiction. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
“Jane Coop, renowned concert pianist, to perform at Langley Community Music School’s Rose Gellert Hall on Saturday, January 28. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

World-renowned pianist Jane Coop to perform in Langley

She was appointed to the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia

“Jane Coop, renowned concert pianist, to perform at Langley Community Music School’s Rose Gellert Hall on Saturday, January 28. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
About 290 people attended the 2022 Giving Hearts fundraising gala that was organized to raise money for a baby incubator. (Langley Advance Times file)
About 290 people attended the 2022 Giving Hearts fundraising gala that was organized to raise money for a baby incubator. (Langley Advance Times file)
The Cascade Lower Canyon Community Forest says they are disappointed after discovering someone has stolen at least $15,000 worth of wood from them. (Matt Wealick)

Thieves snag $15K of wood from B.C. helicopter logging site

Culprits would have needed major equipment to drag the logs away, says Fraser Valley forestry group

The Cascade Lower Canyon Community Forest says they are disappointed after discovering someone has stolen at least $15,000 worth of wood from them. (Matt Wealick)
Noah Atkins is one of the artists part of the mural project for Langley Fine Arts School. He will be accompanied by his sister, Elinor Atkins. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Noah Atkins is one of the artists part of the mural project for Langley Fine Arts School. He will be accompanied by his sister, Elinor Atkins. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Give three different ways in 2023 and know you're actively participating in saving lives.

Help Make All the Difference — give 3 in 2023!

Transplants and blood donations helped Erica bounce back from a devastating diagnosis

  • Jan 9, 2023
Give three different ways in 2023 and know you're actively participating in saving lives.
Kezia Adva Anderson, the newest addition to the Anderson-Nickel family in Clayton Heights, Langley, born on New Year’s Day at 3:39 a.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley family welcomes New Year’s baby Kezia Adva Anderson

Baby girl’s early arrival brings joy to Langley family

Kezia Adva Anderson, the newest addition to the Anderson-Nickel family in Clayton Heights, Langley, born on New Year’s Day at 3:39 a.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kala Doneyhue pictured inside her 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, after winning Penticton’s Huber Bannister Christmas car giveaway on Dec. 23, 2022. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

VIDEO: Working 7 days a week with 2 kids, B.C. single mom surprised with car

Huber Bannister Chevrolet held its second annual Christmas car giveaway on Dec. 23

Kala Doneyhue pictured inside her 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, after winning Penticton’s Huber Bannister Christmas car giveaway on Dec. 23, 2022. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
Myung, Reshina, Cadence, Maureen Berlin work with victims of abuse at Ishtar Women’s Resource Society. Their upcoming 49th annual Christmas celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 20 will feature Santa Claus, free snacks, fun activities, and more. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Myung, Reshina, Cadence, Maureen Berlin work with victims of abuse at Ishtar Women’s Resource Society. Their upcoming 49th annual Christmas celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 20 will feature Santa Claus, free snacks, fun activities, and more. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sylvia Bath, Jihee Hong, Linsey Shirley, Jennifer Myer, Natasha Bilodeau, Colin Shirley from the local BC at the Brookswood Night of Lights. The group brought dozens of props for people to take photos with. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Brookswood businesses celebrate Christmas with the community

Raffle, free snacks, photo booth, and so much more attracted about 400 to the local plaza

Sylvia Bath, Jihee Hong, Linsey Shirley, Jennifer Myer, Natasha Bilodeau, Colin Shirley from the local BC at the Brookswood Night of Lights. The group brought dozens of props for people to take photos with. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Thousands turned out for Aldergrove’s Light Up Parade on Saturday, Dec. 11. It was the first look at Santa’s new ride, an antique sleigh loaned to the Aldergrove Christmas committee by the B.C. Farm Museum in Fort Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Aldergrove Light Up Christmas parade draws thousands

Township, sponsors, credited with making event possible

Thousands turned out for Aldergrove’s Light Up Parade on Saturday, Dec. 11. It was the first look at Santa’s new ride, an antique sleigh loaned to the Aldergrove Christmas committee by the B.C. Farm Museum in Fort Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good

Do Some Good Receives National Award for Social Impact

B Corp and tech-for-good platform Do Some Good is being recognized on…

  • Dec 2, 2022
A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good
LINC 4 and 6 evening classes sang during the evening ceremony. (New Directions/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s adult graduates reflect on their academic journeys

Students share their immigration stories and more with teachers and guests

LINC 4 and 6 evening classes sang during the evening ceremony. (New Directions/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Thousands turned out to see Santa at the tree lighting after the parade in 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley City’s annual Christmas festival gets a fresh look

Celebrations will run for two days back-to-back

Thousands turned out to see Santa at the tree lighting after the parade in 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

PODCAST: Poilievre talks pipelines, LNG and more in one-on-one interview with Black Press Media

TODAY IN B.C.: Reporter Michael Bramadat-Willcock interviews Conservative Party of Canada leader

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)
Through its Heart and Soul of the Community initiative, Black Press Media showcases the vital work of non-profit organizations here at home and throughout Western Canada.

Black Press Media gives back to the Heart and Soul of the Community

Year-long program supports vital non-profits hard at work in your neighbourhood

Through its Heart and Soul of the Community initiative, Black Press Media showcases the vital work of non-profit organizations here at home and throughout Western Canada.
Host Jennifer Lee Gunson. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: HAVAN offers sound homebuilding and renovation advice

TODAY IN BC: Consumer Resources with CEO Ron Rapp

Host Jennifer Lee Gunson. (HAVAN photo)