Fraser Valley

Looking west from Bridal Falls over Chilliwack. (Sam Waddington file photo)

Fraser Valley leaders back gondola proposal, oppose ski resort idea near Chilliwack

‘We urge you to approve the Cascade Skyline Gondola Project,’ Chilliwack mayor wrote to B.C. reps

Looking west from Bridal Falls over Chilliwack. (Sam Waddington file photo)
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ON COOKING: Italian pasta with a risque history

Chef Dez presents a simple yet tasty vegetarian linguine meal

  • May 25, 2022
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Massive cinder blocks were knocked out of place by flooding at the Othello Tunnels. (Adventures R Us YouTube screenshot)

Most provincial parks open in time for May long weekend, despite winter storm damage

Parks around Hope and Lytton still closed after year filled with fire, heat and landslides

Massive cinder blocks were knocked out of place by flooding at the Othello Tunnels. (Adventures R Us YouTube screenshot)
Strong wind and swelling waves are seen during a storm in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Rain and gusty winds are forecast for several parts of B.C. May 17. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Warning issued as strong winds, heavy rainfall head for coastal B.C.

Vancouver Island, Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley to be hit Tuesday to Wednesday night

Strong wind and swelling waves are seen during a storm in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Rain and gusty winds are forecast for several parts of B.C. May 17. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The Fraser Valley Rowing Club hopes to return to the water in the coming weeks after facing destruction following the flooding in Abbotsford in November. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Rowing Club: Back on the water after Abbotsford flood

FVRC rebuilding after November flooding destroyed clubhouse, looking for new members and support

The Fraser Valley Rowing Club hopes to return to the water in the coming weeks after facing destruction following the flooding in Abbotsford in November. (Submitted)
About 80 people participated at the second annual Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls march host by Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
About 80 people participated at the second annual Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls march host by Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
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)