Fort Langley

Andy Schildhorn is president of the Fort Langley Community Association, which is currently conducting a survey about the village. (Langley Advance Times files)

Survey queries issues of importance to villagers

Residents and business owners in Fort Langley are being asked their input about key local matters

 

Wout Brouwer prefers to see the fog, rather than high waters, rolling into Fort Langley. He shared a few pictures captured recently in the village, just ahead of the rainstorms, when fog blanketed the Bedford Channel. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Nov 29, 2021

 

William Bush, 5, used a pickup tool to drop trash into a bag held by his dad, Jon, during a June 2021 community cleanup event that started at the historic Fort Langley CN train station. Volunteers are wanted for a Saturday, Dec. 4 effort. (Langley Advance Times file)

Call for volunteers to tidy up and decorate historic CN train station in Fort Langley

Saturday, Dec. 4 event organized by Your Local Community

 

Reflections of Bedford Channel during a more tranquil time, just a few weeks ago. Langley's Lou Fasullo captured this picture when the waters were calm ahead of the major rain storm and subsequent flooding that hit B.C. with a vengeance on Nov. 15. Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, email to: editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Nov 24, 2021
Reflections of Bedford Channel during a more tranquil time, just a few weeks ago. Langley's Lou Fasullo captured this picture when the waters were calm ahead of the major rain storm and subsequent flooding that hit B.C. with a vengeance on Nov. 15. Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, email to: editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Boats were used to navigate through water-logged areas of North Langley as farmers retrieved plastic-wrapped hay bales. (Jessie VanderEyk/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Families band together to clean up floating hay bale hazard

Giant bagged bales of hay floated into the Salmon River during last week’s floods

Boats were used to navigate through water-logged areas of North Langley as farmers retrieved plastic-wrapped hay bales. (Jessie VanderEyk/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Ysadora Dias and Igor Gomes will be dancing Spanish along with Brenda Ribeiro Gonçalves and Giovanni Rizzo. (David Cooper/Special to Advance Times)
Ysadora Dias and Igor Gomes will be dancing Spanish along with Brenda Ribeiro Gonçalves and Giovanni Rizzo. (David Cooper/Special to Advance Times)
Louis Riel Day at Fort Langley, November 2019. (Waceya Métis Society/Facebook)
Louis Riel Day at Fort Langley, November 2019. (Waceya Métis Society/Facebook)
Andy Schildhorn spoke to a new Remembrance Day banner project launched in Fort Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Village adds visual reminder of fallen soldiers

Replicating program run in Langley City for a decade, Fort Langley unveils Remembrance banners

Andy Schildhorn spoke to a new Remembrance Day banner project launched in Fort Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Matlen Starsley Band will be joined by the Blue Voodoo in a concert Nov. 13 at the Chief Sepass Theatre in Fort Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley-based bands blend sounds for hometown crowd

Blue Voodoo and Matlen Starsley Band share the stage for a Fort Langley concert Nov. 13

Matlen Starsley Band will be joined by the Blue Voodoo in a concert Nov. 13 at the Chief Sepass Theatre in Fort Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Coast Capital’s branch in Fort Langley is closing down. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Coast Capital is closing its Fort Langley branch

Advisory cites ‘shift in member behavior’ to phone and online financial transactions

Coast Capital’s branch in Fort Langley is closing down. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Tyler Seib and Calum Farquhar from All in One Productions are filming Wheels of Time in Fort Langley, a short film about the village’s history and that of the CNR train station. The production features the works of local actors and historians. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Reflections on the rails

Play-turned-short-film captures Fort Langley and historic train station dating back to 1910

Tyler Seib and Calum Farquhar from All in One Productions are filming Wheels of Time in Fort Langley, a short film about the village’s history and that of the CNR train station. The production features the works of local actors and historians. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Peter Lee, right, with his brother Robert Lee (middle) and nephew Charlie Lee, at the installation of a time capsule at Lee’s Market in Fort Langley in 2012. (Langley Advance Times files)

Longtime Fort Langley grocer Peter Lee passes away

Lee was part of a family that has run the Fort grocery since 1975

Peter Lee, right, with his brother Robert Lee (middle) and nephew Charlie Lee, at the installation of a time capsule at Lee’s Market in Fort Langley in 2012. (Langley Advance Times files)
Ian Coyle scored to give Fort Langley United a 2-nil lead against Aldergrove on Oct. 24. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley United improves record

Over-60 team records a win, a loss and a tie

Ian Coyle scored to give Fort Langley United a 2-nil lead against Aldergrove on Oct. 24. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Like the fall flowers for sale in Fort Langley, the existence of this year’s Fort Langley Cranberry Festival brought a smile to the face of Langley’s Shirley Sawatsky. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Brightened the day

Langley resident grateful for efforts to revive community spirit in village Fort Langley

  • Oct 25, 2021
Like the fall flowers for sale in Fort Langley, the existence of this year’s Fort Langley Cranberry Festival brought a smile to the face of Langley’s Shirley Sawatsky. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Wout Brouwer captured a picture of “beautiful” fall colours and fog recently engulfing Singh Street in Fort Langley’s Bedford Landing. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Oct 24, 2021
Wout Brouwer captured a picture of “beautiful” fall colours and fog recently engulfing Singh Street in Fort Langley’s Bedford Landing. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival at the Chief Sepass Theatre in 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival at the Chief Sepass Theatre in 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Langley’s Erin Lenko was taking part in a Girl Guides cleanup on a recent fall evening at the heritage area of Derby Reach Regional Park, when capturing this image. “…couldn’t resist snapping a photo of the gorgeous view we had,” Lenko said. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Oct 22, 2021
Langley’s Erin Lenko was taking part in a Girl Guides cleanup on a recent fall evening at the heritage area of Derby Reach Regional Park, when capturing this image. “…couldn’t resist snapping a photo of the gorgeous view we had,” Lenko said. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Marilyn Crosby admires a mighty royal oak tree that stands next to the palisades of the Fort Langley National Historic Site. The tree, according to Crosby, was planted in 1953. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Oct 21, 2021
Marilyn Crosby admires a mighty royal oak tree that stands next to the palisades of the Fort Langley National Historic Site. The tree, according to Crosby, was planted in 1953. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Members of the 4H Club learning about their horses (Jenny Barnes/Special to The Star)

Langley’s 4-H Club celebrates achievements

Saturday, Oct. 23, 4-H club members ride for family and friends

Members of the 4H Club learning about their horses (Jenny Barnes/Special to The Star)
As autumn engulfs Langley, fog starts to appear over the fields and along the Fraser River making things truly mystical, according to Joy Ruffeski. “An early morning walk at the Brae Island Regional Park with the sunlight filtering through trees and shimmering on the wet sand was magical. In the distance the bridge to the island from Fort Langley peeked through the mist and we got a brief glimpse of the other side of the river.” (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Oct 12, 2021
As autumn engulfs Langley, fog starts to appear over the fields and along the Fraser River making things truly mystical, according to Joy Ruffeski. “An early morning walk at the Brae Island Regional Park with the sunlight filtering through trees and shimmering on the wet sand was magical. In the distance the bridge to the island from Fort Langley peeked through the mist and we got a brief glimpse of the other side of the river.” (Special to Langley Advance Times)