Fraser Valley

Langley-based Fraser Valley Bandits are planning the team’s first-ever School Day Game, on Tuesday, June 7 against the Hamilton Honey Badgers at 11 a.m. (Bandits)
Langley-based Fraser Valley Bandits are planning the team’s first-ever School Day Game, on Tuesday, June 7 against the Hamilton Honey Badgers at 11 a.m. (Bandits)
Oregon spotted frog from a 2011 field count. (Fraser Valley Conservancy)

Climate change causing concern for endangered frogs of the Fraser Valley

Declining numbers ‘nerve-wracking when dealing with a critically endangered species,’ says biologist

Oregon spotted frog from a 2011 field count. (Fraser Valley Conservancy)
One of 40 Porsches following a historic route passed by the historic Porters Bistro building at the intersection of Old Yale Road and 216th Street in Langley on Sunday, May 1. (Graham MacDonell/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Porsches and history prove a good mix

Tour of Fraser Valley rated a success

One of 40 Porsches following a historic route passed by the historic Porters Bistro building at the intersection of Old Yale Road and 216th Street in Langley on Sunday, May 1. (Graham MacDonell/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The number of homes sold across Langley dropped sharply in April. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

From dizzying heights, home sales plunge in Langley

Sales of detached homes are down by almost half from last spring

The number of homes sold across Langley dropped sharply in April. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
An adult male gypsy moth. (Government of B.C.)

Lower Mainland locations will see pesticide spraying this spring against lymantria moths

Pesticide permit is for Foray 48B, a non-toxic bacterial agent known as BtK

An adult male gypsy moth. (Government of B.C.)
Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society volunteers stand on the train platform in Cloverdale. Surrey’s heritage rail experience is set to reopen May 7 and tickets are on sale now at fvhrs.org. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Heritage rail to reopen May 7

Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society opening for summer season

Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society volunteers stand on the train platform in Cloverdale. Surrey’s heritage rail experience is set to reopen May 7 and tickets are on sale now at fvhrs.org. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Murphy Burnatowski has been a Badger, a Stinger, and now a Bandit. The 6 ft. 7 in. forward has joined the Fraser Valley team that will be playing out of Langley Events Centre starting in June. (Tony Lewis,ProSportFoto/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Left-handed sharpshooter signs to pro basketball in Langley ahead of season

Fraser Valley Bandits sign Murphy Burnatowski for Canadian Elite Basketball season coming in June

Murphy Burnatowski has been a Badger, a Stinger, and now a Bandit. The 6 ft. 7 in. forward has joined the Fraser Valley team that will be playing out of Langley Events Centre starting in June. (Tony Lewis,ProSportFoto/Special to Langley Advance Times)
B.C. Premier John Horgan met with local leaders in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley on Tuesday (March 22). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

B.C. Premier John Horgan visits Abbotsford to talk flood recovery, prevention

Flood solutions, Highway 1, fostering relationships with Washington, World Cup and more discussed

B.C. Premier John Horgan met with local leaders in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley on Tuesday (March 22). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
First West Credit Union and its local divisions have donated $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal. (File photo)

Fraser Valley-based Envision Financial donates $25,000 to Ukraine relief efforts

Donation goes to Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal to help those on ground

First West Credit Union and its local divisions have donated $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal. (File photo)
Bandits will be playing on home court at Langley Events Centre starting this June. (Jordan Leigh/Special to Langley Advance Times)Bandits will be playing on home court at Langley Events Centre starting this June. (Jordan Leigh/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Bandits reveal plans for themed game nights

New to Langley, the pro basketball team has scheduled five specially themed home games at LEC

Bandits will be playing on home court at Langley Events Centre starting this June. (Jordan Leigh/Special to Langley Advance Times)Bandits will be playing on home court at Langley Events Centre starting this June. (Jordan Leigh/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Mission Correctional Institution in Mission, B.C. is pictured Tuesday, April 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward.

Corrections officers sound alarm after B.C. prison manager promoted amid harassment complaints

Fraser Valley corrections officers say abusive managers face no discipline from CSC

The Mission Correctional Institution in Mission, B.C. is pictured Tuesday, April 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward.
Virgin Radio’s Nira Arora is the guest speaker at the 19th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards on March 10 in Abbotsford.

Nira Arora guest speaker at Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

Event on March 10 in Abbotsford honours recipients in 6 categories

Virgin Radio’s Nira Arora is the guest speaker at the 19th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards on March 10 in Abbotsford.
Photography, sculptures, installations, video, and painting art forms will be featured at Fort Gallery in the <em>After Apple-Picking</em> art exhibition. Started on Feb. 4, the show will run until March 12. (Fort Gallery/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley gallery to showcase art work of Fraser Valley students

Photos, videos, sculptures, installations, and paintings exhibited together

Photography, sculptures, installations, video, and painting art forms will be featured at Fort Gallery in the <em>After Apple-Picking</em> art exhibition. Started on Feb. 4, the show will run until March 12. (Fort Gallery/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Members of the Trinity Western University gathered at the Remembrance Circle on the Langley Campus to honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. TWU held special events Feb. 14 and 15, 2022. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley university honours missing and murdered indigenous women and girls

Local events were in solidarity with annual Women’s Memorial March in downtown Vancouver on Feb. 14

Members of the Trinity Western University gathered at the Remembrance Circle on the Langley Campus to honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. TWU held special events Feb. 14 and 15, 2022. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
30 to 50 millimetres is expected before evening when the system will taper off into a few showers. (Black Press files)

Rainfall warning issued for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

50 to 70 mm expected to fall today, Jan. 30

30 to 50 millimetres is expected before evening when the system will taper off into a few showers. (Black Press files)
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Abbotsford teen Alexis Mulder donated fundraised items to local homeless last week. (Submitted)

Abbotsford teen distributes fundraised items to homeless

16-year-old Alexis Mulder hands out emergency tents, emergency blankets, hygiene kits and socks

Abbotsford teen Alexis Mulder donated fundraised items to local homeless last week. (Submitted)
Special weather statements are in effect for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley for Friday and Saturday, Dec. 10 - 11. (News Bulletin file photo)

More rain and wind to hit Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley starting tomorrow

40 to 60 mm of rain expected, winds speeds from 60 to 80 km

Special weather statements are in effect for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley for Friday and Saturday, Dec. 10 - 11. (News Bulletin file photo)
Houses in Langley keep getting more expensive. (Langley Advance Times files)

Typical Langley house now costs more than $1.5 million

Prices are still increasing, but few people are selling homes and cashing in

Houses in Langley keep getting more expensive. (Langley Advance Times files)
Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley will both see another 20 to 40 millimetres of rain today. (Pixabay)

Heavy rains will continue to pour on Lower Mainland today, Dec. 1

Another 20 to 40 mm can be expected before it tapers of by evening

Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley will both see another 20 to 40 millimetres of rain today. (Pixabay)