Langley City

Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek organized the Winter Wonderland fund-raiser which was Jan. 25, 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)

LETTER: Langley City mayor voices support for department RCMP superintendent

Mayor said she’s been working to get senior RCMP officer back

  • Jun 15, 2021

 

A letter from a senior RCMP officer in Langley said Mounties who attended a mayor’s gala in January of 2020 used their own money. Controversy over the event has dogged mayor Val van den Broek (R) and resulted in the reassignment of Langley RCMP Supt. Murray Power (L). (file)

Langley RCMP officers used ‘own money’ to attend mayor’s gala, senior officer says

‘I would not want there to be a belief that the police officers had done something untoward’

 

A Langley City image envisions the future of the downtown core. (file)

Plans to prepare Langley City for SkyTrain to be presented to virtual public hearing

Support for proposed changes described as ‘significant and notable’ in staff report to council

 

A video posted to Lisa’s School of Dance Facebook page teaches the steps for one final big dance number before the Langley school of dance closes (Facebook image)

VIDEO: A Langley dance studio will choreograph its exit

Before they close, Lisa’s Dance Studios plans one final production, a flash mob

A video posted to Lisa’s School of Dance Facebook page teaches the steps for one final big dance number before the Langley school of dance closes (Facebook image)
Disappearing circles will not deter Downtown Langley Business Association from its quest to grow its gallery of murals. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

Mural be gone: One disappears, four more going up soon

Downtown Langley vows to give Chemanius a run for its money when it comes to outdoor art

Disappearing circles will not deter Downtown Langley Business Association from its quest to grow its gallery of murals. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Multiple fire crews responded to a fire in a residential-commercial building in the 5500-block of 203rd Street in Langley City Saturday June 5. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Multiple fire crews responded to a fire in a residential-commercial building in the 5500-block of 203rd Street in Langley City Saturday June 5. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Mounties arrested two men after civilians caught them trying to carjack a woman in Langley City on Thursday, June 3. (Black Press Media files)

Family, passerby foil carjacking attempt in Langley City

Two men have been arrested and could face charges

Langley Mounties arrested two men after civilians caught them trying to carjack a woman in Langley City on Thursday, June 3. (Black Press Media files)
Coun. Teri James (left) told Mayor Val van den Broek (right) that the RCMP could not explain why there were no women candidates short-listed for officer-in-charge of the Langley detachment. (File)

VIDEO: No women candidates for Langley RCMP officer in charge post, council told

City mayor ‘disappointed’ at absence of female candidates

Coun. Teri James (left) told Mayor Val van den Broek (right) that the RCMP could not explain why there were no women candidates short-listed for officer-in-charge of the Langley detachment. (File)
Signs would show exactly where outdoor drinking is permitted in Langley City under a pilot program given preliminary approval by council on Monday, May 31. (file)

VIDEO: Preliminary approval for outdoor alcohol consumption in Langley City

Pilot program will be limited to three areas and can be cancelled at any time

Signs would show exactly where outdoor drinking is permitted in Langley City under a pilot program given preliminary approval by council on Monday, May 31. (file)
Township mayor Jack Froese and City mayor Val van den Broek (file)

Who will reach herd immunity first? Langley mayors join regional challenge.

All but Surrey are taking part in ’friendly’ challenge

Township mayor Jack Froese and City mayor Val van den Broek (file)
Proposed sign to delineate allowed drinking areas in Douglas Park (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley City looks at allowing alcohol consumption outdoors

Pilot would restrict drinking to three areas

Proposed sign to delineate allowed drinking areas in Douglas Park (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ken and Sandra Murphy got their first look at the home Sunday after the Acts Of Kindness Extreme Home Renovation initiative redid it from top to bottom. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Ken and Sandra Murphy got their first look at the home Sunday after the Acts Of Kindness Extreme Home Renovation initiative redid it from top to bottom. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A man was led away in handcuffs from Langley City’s McBurney Lane after a confrontation over alleged sexist comments. Several video clips of the incident were posted to social media, generating hundreds of comments.
A man was led away in handcuffs from Langley City’s McBurney Lane after a confrontation over alleged sexist comments. Several video clips of the incident were posted to social media, generating hundreds of comments.
When Cascades Casino in Langley City, seen here on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 was shut down because of the coronavirus, it was a big hit to the municipal economy. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langley casino could be back open on July 1

Cascades Casino has been shuttered since mid-March last year

When Cascades Casino in Langley City, seen here on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 was shut down because of the coronavirus, it was a big hit to the municipal economy. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Summer is in the air according to Gregory Douglas, who captured this show at the “beautiful” Brydon Lagoon in Langley City. Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, email to: <a href="mailto:editor@langleyadvancetimes.com" target="_blank"><strong>editor@langleyadvancetimes.com</strong></a>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

SHARE: Summer is in the air at Brydon Lagoon

Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, and it could be featured in a future edition

  • May 27, 2021
Summer is in the air according to Gregory Douglas, who captured this show at the “beautiful” Brydon Lagoon in Langley City. Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, email to: <a href="mailto:editor@langleyadvancetimes.com" target="_blank"><strong>editor@langleyadvancetimes.com</strong></a>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Each month, we are asking Langley’s elected officials to weigh in on an issue of concern to local residents. They are given a deadline and invited to respond with a maximum 250 words on the matter. This time, each member of Langley City council was invited to respond to this question.

AT YOUR SERVICE: City council weighs in on supervised consumption sites

Q&A: Langley City council members given first chance to address the community on a key local issue

  • May 23, 2021
Each month, we are asking Langley’s elected officials to weigh in on an issue of concern to local residents. They are given a deadline and invited to respond with a maximum 250 words on the matter. This time, each member of Langley City council was invited to respond to this question.
An artist’s rendering of a planned rental building with live/work units approved by Langley City council. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

New Langley City building will mix rental and live/work units

Six-storey building approved for southeast corner of Glover Road and Eastleigh Crescent

An artist’s rendering of a planned rental building with live/work units approved by Langley City council. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
New plaques on Langley City’s carved statues are intended to be less attractive to metal thieves. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

New plaques for Langley City statues should be less attractive to metal thieves

Replacements for stolen brass plaques are made with thin, lightweight aluminum

New plaques on Langley City’s carved statues are intended to be less attractive to metal thieves. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A Langley woman took this photo of a man she said confronted her for wearing a mask to a dog park. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley woman reports dog park tussle with anti-masker

Says man in MAGA-stye hat berated her for ‘following covideous propoganda”

A Langley woman took this photo of a man she said confronted her for wearing a mask to a dog park. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A fallen tree in Langley City’s City park has been transformed by municipal workers into a rustic railing in Sendall Gardens (Special to Langley Advance Times)

A fallen tree finds a new purpose in a Langley City park

Branches were used to build a rustic railing in Sendall Gardens

A fallen tree in Langley City’s City park has been transformed by municipal workers into a rustic railing in Sendall Gardens (Special to Langley Advance Times)