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LETTER: Langley fashion show sparks memories

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  • Mar 18, 2020

 

Langley Then and Now: Farmers form road gang back in 1950

From the files of the local community newspaper.

  • Mar 3, 2020

 

Hidden message connects Castlegar homeowners decades apart

The Rodgers family was surprised when a message fell out of the walls as they were renovating

 

Thumbprint, hairbrush: Franklin wreck in Nunavut waters reveals sailors’ lives

In 2019, the Parks Canada team produced extraordinary images of the HMS Terror

Kamloops sculptor casting Canada’s forefathers in bronze

Four of Canada’s early prime ministers will be cast in bronze at a shop in Knutsford, B.C.

  • Feb 9, 2020

Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit

The best of both worlds in hotel condo

  • Dec 11, 2019

Remembrance Day: Langley played a part in Britain’s war in South Africa

The last living veteran of the Boer War died in Aldergrove at age 111

Artist Robert Amos paints Victoria

Painter is also an art writer and art historian

  • Sep 27, 2019

Mystery Langley lands needed for pipeline project left off records for years

The tiny slivers of land were lost due to some kind of error

Fort Langley residents launch passionate debate over demolishing buildings

More than 40 people spoke at a meeting Monday evening

Founding family of the Peninsula

Jennifer Rausch is the latest descendant to open a business maintaining the family’s ties to the area

  • Jul 12, 2019

Stolen Langley heritage marker returned by Good Samaritan

The Telegraph Trail maker was found in a Fruitvale second-hand shop

Discover Langley City holds free guided mural walks

Discover Langley City is offering free guided mural walks throughout the summer

Postcard a window into Langley’s wartime past

A prominent Murrayville man wrote to his sister during the First World War

  • May 3, 2019

Walking the Crossroads of Central Saanich History

From pub to church, examining local historical landmarks

  • Dec 4, 2018

HISTORY: Memories of 1948 Fraser River floods still run strong

Looking back on the Fraser River flood of 1948, 70 years later

  • Jul 3, 2018

Sneak peak: Aldergrove Community Secondary is hosting a big party May 12

That’s when people can see the school and the historic memorabilia gathered for its 60th anniversary.

Walking tours and drumming offer indigenous look at Langley

The Kwantlen First Nation and Fort Langley National Historic Site offer spring events.

Langley Heritage Society digs into history with new speaker series

Three guest speakers have been books for autumn. The public is invited to attend the presentations.

  • Sep 15, 2017

Langley hospital focus of a mini-museum at Michaud House

Son of the stonemason who build the cottage hospital wall will attend the opening.

  • Jul 12, 2017