Langley Township

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LETTER: Langley neighbourhoods need parking

Residents should have parking options near where they live, letter writer argues

  • Sep 22, 2021

 

Langley Township firefighters asked the council to fund more hires, as they’ve slipped below the minimum four per engine. (Langley Advance Times files)

Firefighters ask council to boost staffing for safety reasons

Engines are going out with fewer than the minimum four firefighters

 

Shannon Todd Booth, communication and funds development manager with the Langley Hospice Society, outside the under construction 15-bed Langley hospice residence on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. The Township of Langley Firefighters’ Charitable Society is donating a portion of proceeds from the third annual Mayor’s Charitable Gala to the Langley Hospice Society to help “warm up the tub and turn on the lights” at the new residence. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Mayor’s Gala, auction to support Langley Hospice Society residence

‘A Taste of Cabaret’ will take place Saturday, Sept. 25, auction is live now

 

Terry Fox Run will be held virtually on Sept. 19, 2021. (Terry Fox Foundation/Facebook)
Terry Fox Run will be held virtually on Sept. 19, 2021. (Terry Fox Foundation/Facebook)
The Township of Langley Civic Facility. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Provincial funds to streamline Langley Township development permits

The $500,000 grant will go towards software and a new online system

  • Sep 12, 2021
The Township of Langley Civic Facility. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Six Gun Romeo is an eclectic melting pot of genres, styles and feel, as well as melodies, riffs, hooks and originality. This group has been a huge supporter of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In, happening Sept. 11. 2021 in Aldergrove. (Cruise-In/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Fan-favourite performers return to Langley Cruise-In

Entertainers like Elvis Elite have been welcomed back for more than 10 years

Six Gun Romeo is an eclectic melting pot of genres, styles and feel, as well as melodies, riffs, hooks and originality. This group has been a huge supporter of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In, happening Sept. 11. 2021 in Aldergrove. (Cruise-In/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley resident Arnold Aylen, 72, has been not nearly even Cruise-In event. He said he missed one when his wife booked a cruise the same day at the charity-driven event. (Arnold Aylen/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley resident Arnold Aylen, 72, has been not nearly even Cruise-In event. He said he missed one when his wife booked a cruise the same day at the charity-driven event. (Arnold Aylen/Special to Langley Advance Times)
It was first school experience for mom Shelby Dingwall, who sent her son Kingston off to kindergarten at Nicomekl Elementary on Sept. 7, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Class is back in session, Langley kids return to school amid modified COVID protocols

Unlike last year, exposure letters will not be issued district-wide

It was first school experience for mom Shelby Dingwall, who sent her son Kingston off to kindergarten at Nicomekl Elementary on Sept. 7, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Jamie Purcell posted home surveillance footage of a large, muscular cat as it effortlessly clears the gate of Purcell’s home in the area of 240th Street and 55th Avenue around 6 p.m. on Aug. 29, 2021. (Jamie Purcell/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Homeowner not concerned after cougar spotted jumping gate of Langley home

Jamie Purcell shared the home surveillance footage on Aug. 29

Jamie Purcell posted home surveillance footage of a large, muscular cat as it effortlessly clears the gate of Purcell’s home in the area of 240th Street and 55th Avenue around 6 p.m. on Aug. 29, 2021. (Jamie Purcell/Special to Langley Advance Times)
An image of the new ER at Langley Memorial Hospital, which opened in May. (Langley Advance Times file)
An image of the new ER at Langley Memorial Hospital, which opened in May. (Langley Advance Times file)
Firefighters and other emergency responders were on scene Wednesday afternoon when a small plane crashed at the Langley Regional Airport. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Small plane crashes on takeoff at Langley Airport

Several firefighters dispatched to crash scene

Firefighters and other emergency responders were on scene Wednesday afternoon when a small plane crashed at the Langley Regional Airport. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Ground breaking on hospital foundation seniors housing project was in Murrayville on Aug. 24, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Seniors housing development breaks ground near Langley hospital

Hospital foundation to receive rental revenue

Ground breaking on hospital foundation seniors housing project was in Murrayville on Aug. 24, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
About 30 Township of Langley firefighters were called to battle a house fire on a mobile home property at<tcxspan tcxhref="tel:2339072" title="Call 23390 72 with 3CX Click to Call" style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif, "Lucida Grande", Tahoma, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> 23390 72 </tcxspan>Ave. around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, Aug. 25. 2021. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
About 30 Township of Langley firefighters were called to battle a house fire on a mobile home property at<tcxspan tcxhref="tel:2339072" title="Call 23390 72 with 3CX Click to Call" style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif, "Lucida Grande", Tahoma, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> 23390 72 </tcxspan>Ave. around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, Aug. 25. 2021. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Council unanimously opposed to paid parking in Fort Langley

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

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In June, another letter write said the Township wasted taxpayer money on these signs in Milner.

LETTER: Langley man irked by rain garden signs and newspaper

Letter writer not the first to voice opinion against money spent on rain gardens and signage

  • Aug 25, 2021
In June, another letter write said the Township wasted taxpayer money on these signs in Milner.
2021 Ride to Recovery made a pit stop at Barnes Harley Davidson in Langley on Aug. 19, 2021. The event was held in an effort to raise awareness about PTSD. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
2021 Ride to Recovery made a pit stop at Barnes Harley Davidson in Langley on Aug. 19, 2021. The event was held in an effort to raise awareness about PTSD. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Council divided on effectiveness of Township climate control actions

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

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Township of Langley Fire Department (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley Fire Department (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Xinguang Yang was staying with family in Willoughby and took photos of the sky. The smoky views have prompted concerns about pollution. (Xinguang Yang/Special to the Langley Advance)

LETTER: Grandparent in Langley casts an eye skyward

Wildfire smoke turned the sun orange, prompting a letter of concern

  • Aug 20, 2021
Xinguang Yang was staying with family in Willoughby and took photos of the sky. The smoky views have prompted concerns about pollution. (Xinguang Yang/Special to the Langley Advance)
A Township fire truck brought up the rear at the vehicle parade held in Fort Langley on Victoria Day. In addition to going to emergency calls, local first responders support the community at events and with fundraising. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley woman lauds fire crews for the work they do

Municipal firefighters and wildfire crews have faced tough conditions this year

  • Aug 20, 2021
A Township fire truck brought up the rear at the vehicle parade held in Fort Langley on Victoria Day. In addition to going to emergency calls, local first responders support the community at events and with fundraising. (Langley Advance Times files)