Fort Langley

Caroline Ashley, a member of the Fort Langley Artist Group, shows off her art. (FLAG/Special to the Star)

Fort Langley Artist Group encourages support for local art this season

Virtual Christmas market featuring a variety of styles and subjects runs until Dec. 15

Caroline Ashley, a member of the Fort Langley Artist Group, shows off her art. (FLAG/Special to the Star)
Three Langley scout troops took turns cleaning veterans headstones at the Fort Langley cemetery where the cenotaph stands on Saturday, Nov. 7 to prepare for Remembrance Day (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Three Langley scout troops took turns cleaning veterans headstones at the Fort Langley cemetery where the cenotaph stands on Saturday, Nov. 7 to prepare for Remembrance Day (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
THROUGH YOUR LENS: Langley’s Wout Brouwer discovered mushrooms galore growing on a tree on the Houston Trail in Fort Langley. Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, email to: editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Special to Advance Times)

SHARE: Fort Langley – where fall meets fungus

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  • Nov 8, 2020
THROUGH YOUR LENS: Langley’s Wout Brouwer discovered mushrooms galore growing on a tree on the Houston Trail in Fort Langley. Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, email to: editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Special to Advance Times)
The Springmans are an Aldergrove family music group up for best Gospel music at the Fraser Valley Music Awards. (Springmans/Special to The Star)

Handful of Langley and Aldergrove artists up for Fraser Valley Music Awards

People can tune in to CIVL 101.7 on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. for a live reading of the winners

The Springmans are an Aldergrove family music group up for best Gospel music at the Fraser Valley Music Awards. (Springmans/Special to The Star)
Sister Jazz Orchestra brings together the top female jazz musicians in Vancouver in a powerhouse 18-woman big band ensemble. (Fort Langley Jazz Festival/Special to the Star)

Fort Langley Jazz Fest takes part in new Canadian Online Jazz Festival

Sister Jazz Orchestra and Mimosa will be featured in a one-hour free concert on Nov. 9, at 7 p.m.

Sister Jazz Orchestra brings together the top female jazz musicians in Vancouver in a powerhouse 18-woman big band ensemble. (Fort Langley Jazz Festival/Special to the Star)
Riverside public washrooms in Fort Langley remained closed Saturday, Nov. 7, due to what a Township release described a “repetitive” vandalism (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Trashed Township washrooms will cost $6,000 to fix

‘Repetitive’ acts of vandalism of Fort Langley facility will see security cameras installed

Riverside public washrooms in Fort Langley remained closed Saturday, Nov. 7, due to what a Township release described a “repetitive” vandalism (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ava Hamill is taking part in Myles of Smiles virtual open mic event through Creative Compass Society. (Creative Compass Society/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Myles of Smiles virtual open mic event in need of musician submissions

Annual concert is organized by Creative Compass Society, which aims to foster emerging talent

Ava Hamill is taking part in Myles of Smiles virtual open mic event through Creative Compass Society. (Creative Compass Society/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Students at Langley’s Brookswood school were among an estimated 85,000 students who cast ballots representing all 87 electoral districts in the province, mirroring the actual election (file)

How would young people have decided the B.C. election? We have an answer.

In Langley, Maple Ridge and neighbouring Abbotsford ridings, the winners would be the same

Students at Langley’s Brookswood school were among an estimated 85,000 students who cast ballots representing all 87 electoral districts in the province, mirroring the actual election (file)
This 2020 electron microscope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows a Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 particle isolated from a patient, in a laboratory in Fort Detrick, Md. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID/NIH via AP

COVID case confirmed at Fort Langley Seniors Community

One of five new cases reported by Fraser health Authority

This 2020 electron microscope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows a Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 particle isolated from a patient, in a laboratory in Fort Detrick, Md. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID/NIH via AP
THROUGH YOUR LENS: Micheal McGarry shared a snap shot of autumn, in the form of a tugboat trolling down the Fraser River, as he recently saw from the Edgewater Bar area of Derby Reach Regional Park. Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, email to: editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

SHARE: Reflections of autumn

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  • Oct 20, 2020
THROUGH YOUR LENS: Micheal McGarry shared a snap shot of autumn, in the form of a tugboat trolling down the Fraser River, as he recently saw from the Edgewater Bar area of Derby Reach Regional Park. Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, email to: editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fort Gallery held a Christmas Mystery Show last year. (Alysha Creighton/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fort Gallery gets $5,000 arts grant

Metro Vancouver provided the funds to the local gallery

Fort Gallery held a Christmas Mystery Show last year. (Alysha Creighton/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Eric Woodward Foundation’s boarded-up Fort buildings are now covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)

Deal to add Fort Langley land to Kwantlen reserve called off

Elders and a land advisory group within the KFN opposed the project

Eric Woodward Foundation’s boarded-up Fort buildings are now covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)
Participants walked and ran for the Langley Food Bank through a new fundraiser, Langley4Langley, which boasted a optional self-guided socially distanced 10-mile race at Derby Reach. (Tony Markin/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Langley4Langley community challenge earns $2,000 for Langley Food Bank

Participants were encouraged to raise money while running or walking as much as possible last month

Participants walked and ran for the Langley Food Bank through a new fundraiser, Langley4Langley, which boasted a optional self-guided socially distanced 10-mile race at Derby Reach. (Tony Markin/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Grave Tales returns to the Fort Langley National Historic Site with advance tickets available online and COVID-19 precautions. (FLNHS)

Grave Tales resurrected at Fort Langley National Historic Site

The annual Halloween-themed walking tours will be adults only this year due to COVID-19

Grave Tales returns to the Fort Langley National Historic Site with advance tickets available online and COVID-19 precautions. (FLNHS)
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LETTER: Readers finds politician’s party hopping ‘distasteful’

Eric Woodward declared Langley East’s NDP candidate for only one day, but was courting Liberals too

  • Oct 5, 2020
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Nora Cashato, 12, organized a petition to preserve the Fort Langley Outdoor Pool after she learned about its coming closure from her mother, Rachelle. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Council puts Fort Langley pool replacement on pause

This is the last chance to answer an online survey about the project

Nora Cashato, 12, organized a petition to preserve the Fort Langley Outdoor Pool after she learned about its coming closure from her mother, Rachelle. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
This event, which pays homage to Langley’s historic apples and orchards, has had to move online this year. Find out more about what’s in store. Online events kick off this weekend. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Newly revamped Heritage Apple Day features fruit photo contest

For 15 years, even amid storms, Langley hosts apple-centric party at Derby Reach – but not in 2020

This event, which pays homage to Langley’s historic apples and orchards, has had to move online this year. Find out more about what’s in store. Online events kick off this weekend. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fort Langley Artists Group has its last show on display now, online. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley artists extend traditional season on virtual gallery

Group’s latest exhibition is a seasonally themed show called Autumn Bounty

Fort Langley Artists Group has its last show on display now, online. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Barbara Zeigler’s upcoming exhibition, Journey’s Junction, at Fort Gallery is an installation of large photographic prints that tackle the plight of the Fraser River sockeye salmon and the river itself. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

New art exhibit: Fraser River as seen by the salmon

In Fort Langley gallery show, UBC prof uses photos to offer unique insight into life of sockeye

Barbara Zeigler’s upcoming exhibition, Journey’s Junction, at Fort Gallery is an installation of large photographic prints that tackle the plight of the Fraser River sockeye salmon and the river itself. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Eric Woodward Foundation takes over management of Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

Eric Woodward Foundation takes over management of Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

Annual Thanksgiving event was cancelled for 2020 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

Eric Woodward Foundation takes over management of Fort Langley Cranberry Festival