Fort Langley

The corner of 96th Avenue and Glover Road in Fort Langley now has traffic signals, and new “touchless” signal activation buttons. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Busy Fort Langley intersection gets ‘touchless’ crosswalk signals

The new traffic light started operation in April

 

The rainbow crosswalk at Glover Road and Mary Avenue in Fort Langley has been temporarily covered up for the filming of a movie. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fort’s rainbow crosswalk covered up for filming

The crosswalk will return in late April

 

One of the oTentiks available for rent at Fort Langley National Historic Site. (Aldergrove Star files)

Fort Langley National Historic Site oTENTik summer bookings fill up on first day

People could book a site at Parks Canada attraction on April 6 with COVID-19 restrictions in place

 

Bryan Miller didn’t have look very hard on Saturday, March 28, to find examples of graffiti near the Township of Langley civic building where council meets. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley clean-up event aims to collect 1,000 lbs. of trash in one hour

Fort Langley ‘pick’ organized by campaigner for tougher graffiti regulations

Bryan Miller didn’t have look very hard on Saturday, March 28, to find examples of graffiti near the Township of Langley civic building where council meets. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A young swimmer dives in at the Fort Langley outdoor pool in 2017. A new public engagement process to get input on options for the shut-down pool is underway. (Langley Advance Times file)

Survey on Fort Langley Pool’s future wraps up soon

Residents have until Friday, April 16 to give online input

A young swimmer dives in at the Fort Langley outdoor pool in 2017. A new public engagement process to get input on options for the shut-down pool is underway. (Langley Advance Times file)
Ruming Jiang and his dog Chiu Chiu are doing fine following a brush with hypothermia that saw several people work together to get them out of the Fraser River near Langley’s Derby Reach Park (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley man makes contact with rescuers who saved him from hypothermia

A grateful Ruming Jiang says he will thank them again, in person, when the pandemic ends

Ruming Jiang and his dog Chiu Chiu are doing fine following a brush with hypothermia that saw several people work together to get them out of the Fraser River near Langley’s Derby Reach Park (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The lelem’ Cafe in Fort Langley has announced a permanent closure due to COVID-19. (lelem’ Cafe)

Popular Fort Langley cafe shuts doors forever due to COVID-19

The lelem’ Cafe has been near the Fraser River for seven years

The lelem’ Cafe in Fort Langley has announced a permanent closure due to COVID-19. (lelem’ Cafe)
Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market is set to open its 2021 season on Saturday, April 10. The market will run weekly on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Dec. 18. Meanwhile, the Langley Community Farmers’ Market is returning this season at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum on June 16. This market will operate weekly on Wednesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. until Sept. 1. (Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market Facebook)

Langley farmers’ markets ready to welcome 2021 season

COVID-19 health protocols will be in effect

Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market is set to open its 2021 season on Saturday, April 10. The market will run weekly on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Dec. 18. Meanwhile, the Langley Community Farmers’ Market is returning this season at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum on June 16. This market will operate weekly on Wednesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. until Sept. 1. (Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market Facebook)
Laura Rosengren is one of three artists preparing a motherhood-based exhibition at the Fort Gallery later this month. This painting is entitled “Director.” (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Trio of artists prepare to tackle motherhood in upcoming exhibit

Next exhibit for Fort Gallery, in the village of Fort Langley, is called Comforter

  • Apr 4, 2021
Laura Rosengren is one of three artists preparing a motherhood-based exhibition at the Fort Gallery later this month. This painting is entitled “Director.” (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A building going up in Fort Langley on Glover Road, seen here on Saturday, March 27, 2021, is being constructed for a movie (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ movie set to film in Fort Langley

Construction of the set began more than a week ago

A building going up in Fort Langley on Glover Road, seen here on Saturday, March 27, 2021, is being constructed for a movie (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Fort Langley Artist Group members are exhibiting works in the show called <em>Spring</em>. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Artist Group capitalize on sunny weather with new gallery

Spring virtual show explores blooming landscapes, which can be seen online now until May 8

Fort Langley Artist Group members are exhibiting works in the show called <em>Spring</em>. (Special to The Star)
New traffic lights at the railroad tracks in Fort Langley, seen here on Tuesday, March 24, are a response to tougher federal rail safety regulations. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Tougher federal safety laws are why new traffic lights have gone up in Fort Langley

Transport Canada has set a deadline of Nov. 28 to meet new grade crossing rules

New traffic lights at the railroad tracks in Fort Langley, seen here on Tuesday, March 24, are a response to tougher federal rail safety regulations. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Helen Williams, manager of the heritage CN station in Fort Langley, is seen on Tuesday, March 23, next to the antique rolling stock that is a regular target of taggers and people climbing up on the roofs of the century-old cars (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Taggers and illicit climbers causing headaches for heritage rail station in Fort Langley

Constantly shooing people off the roofs of the antique caboose and passenger car, manager says

Helen Williams, manager of the heritage CN station in Fort Langley, is seen on Tuesday, March 23, next to the antique rolling stock that is a regular target of taggers and people climbing up on the roofs of the century-old cars (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver-based artist Neil Peter Dyck’s work is on display at Fort Gallery during spring 2021. (Special to The Star)

Vancouver artist’s ‘recent paintings and drawings’ on display at Fort Langley gallery

Neil Peter Dyck exhibit works are ‘a combination of cabin fever, imagination and resourcefulness’

Vancouver-based artist Neil Peter Dyck’s work is on display at Fort Gallery during spring 2021. (Special to The Star)
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival puts out open call for artwalk. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival celebrates local visual mediums with online art walk

Fourth annual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival is scheduled for July 22 to 25, 2021

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival puts out open call for artwalk. (Special to The Star)
A crash in the 8600 block of Glover Road on Saturday night March 6, 2021 cut power to 1,000 BC Hydro customers in the for more than seven hours (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
A crash in the 8600 block of Glover Road on Saturday night March 6, 2021 cut power to 1,000 BC Hydro customers in the for more than seven hours (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Vojislav Morosan visited Langley 20 years ago where he captured local landmarks on his canvas. His wife Norma Morosan is hoping to connect with a local business or group to arrange to donate the paintings so they can be put on display in Langley for the community to enjoy. (Norma Morosan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vojislav Morosan visited Langley 20 years ago where he captured local landmarks on his canvas. His wife Norma Morosan is hoping to connect with a local business or group to arrange to donate the paintings so they can be put on display in Langley for the community to enjoy. (Norma Morosan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fort Langley Community Hall in 1932. (Langley Centennial Museum/Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Community Hall celebrates 90 years since opening inaugural ball

Most people believed the hall opened in 1932 because of a sign that had been incorrectly dated

Fort Langley Community Hall in 1932. (Langley Centennial Museum/Special to The Star)
Maple Ridge and Langley Township have made the Smart21 list.

Virtual conference co-hosts Maple Ridge and Langley Township make list of Smart21

21 communities shortlisted for Intelligent Community of the Year after online event

Maple Ridge and Langley Township have made the Smart21 list.
After Cheryl Jean-Paul, head coach of women’s basketball at Trinity Western University (TWU) spoke on athletics, race and diversity at the Oct. 23, 2020, Spartan Sports Leadership Superconference, students formed the Diversity and Anti-Racism Council (D.A.R.C.) (TWU/special to Langley Advance Times)

Diversity and Anti-Racism Council established at Langley’s Trinity Western University

‘A safe space’ for Black, Indigenous and Persons of Colour

After Cheryl Jean-Paul, head coach of women’s basketball at Trinity Western University (TWU) spoke on athletics, race and diversity at the Oct. 23, 2020, Spartan Sports Leadership Superconference, students formed the Diversity and Anti-Racism Council (D.A.R.C.) (TWU/special to Langley Advance Times)