Langley Township

Teresa Townsley, owner of Festina Lente winery, is running for Langley Township council. (Teresa Townsley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley winery owner announces run for Township council seat

Teresa Townsley is a former Delta school board trustee

 

200th Street is closed from 72nd to 80th Avenues, a full mile, due to a gas leak in the 7700 block. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Gas leak closes Langley’s 200th Street Friday afternoon

Traffic halted Friday, Aug. 19 and not expected to start again until evening

 

A new bridge has been built across Yorkson Creek in Walnut Grove. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

New metal pedestrian bridge links Walnut Grove neighbourhoods

Township has completed a series of trail upgrades

 

The Township of Langley Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Municipal spending up in Langleys, says Fraser Institute report

A report by the fiscally conservative Fraser Institute shows that municipal spending…

The Township of Langley Civic Facility. (Langley Advance Times files)
Candy Ashdown is running for Langley School Board of Education again. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Ashdown makes run to regain Langley City school board seat

From 2011 to 2014, she was a second-generation trustee

Candy Ashdown is running for Langley School Board of Education again. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A Langley RCMP officer in Langley City in 2019. Langley City has a much higher crime severity index than the surrounding Township, but geography may play a key role, according to Statistics Canada. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley City takes brunt of regional crime, statistics show

Regional commercial hubs like Langley City often see higher crime rates

A Langley RCMP officer in Langley City in 2019. Langley City has a much higher crime severity index than the surrounding Township, but geography may play a key role, according to Statistics Canada. (Langley Advance Times file)
Kwantlen First Nation Chief Marilyn Gabriel was among the politicians at Friday’s announcement of $777,000 in federal funding for green energy systems for the Salishan Place by the River building, now under construction. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Ottawa pays for green heating systems at new Fort Langley museum

Salishan Place by the River will be heated by geothermal energy and heat pumps

Kwantlen First Nation Chief Marilyn Gabriel was among the politicians at Friday’s announcement of $777,000 in federal funding for green energy systems for the Salishan Place by the River building, now under construction. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
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AT YOUR SERVICE – Langley Township should consider schools for future cooling centres

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

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Firefighters and veterinarians came up with a plan to rescue a horse whose hindquarters were stuck down a septic tank in rural Langley Township on Wednesday, Aug. 4. (Langley Township Fire Department/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley firefighters rescue horse that fell into septic tank

Latest large animal rescue assist for Township fire crews

Firefighters and veterinarians came up with a plan to rescue a horse whose hindquarters were stuck down a septic tank in rural Langley Township on Wednesday, Aug. 4. (Langley Township Fire Department/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township council had cake on July 25 after their final meeting before the 2022 municipal election, set for Oct. 15. (Shirley Sawatsky/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township’s final council meeting before vote ends with emotional speech from mayor

Mayor Jack Froese reflected on 11 years as he steps down from role

Langley Township council had cake on July 25 after their final meeting before the 2022 municipal election, set for Oct. 15. (Shirley Sawatsky/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience water park at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre has been a very popular place this summer, particularly during the recent hot weather. The capacity is limited to 600 people at one time. Langley Township residents can pre-register for sessions at the water park 10 days in advance, while non-residents can do so seven days ahead of time. (Langley Township/Special to The Star)

Water park is the place to be in Aldergrove this summer

People from far beyond Aldergrove are flocking to the popular destination

  • Aug 3, 2022
Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience water park at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre has been a very popular place this summer, particularly during the recent hot weather. The capacity is limited to 600 people at one time. Langley Township residents can pre-register for sessions at the water park 10 days in advance, while non-residents can do so seven days ahead of time. (Langley Township/Special to The Star)
What will happen in future to the Gateway Plaza in Aldergrove, which contains the KFC, is being left to the incoming Township council to decide. (Black Press Media files)

Gateway project decisions being left to new council

Results of consultation with residents summarized by Township

  • Aug 1, 2022
What will happen in future to the Gateway Plaza in Aldergrove, which contains the KFC, is being left to the incoming Township council to decide. (Black Press Media files)
Volunteers played ‘Tetris’ to get goods into light planes during the November flood relief efforts based out of Langley Regional Airport. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Township helps fund volunteer relief pilots group

Local pilots organized after their aid flights during last November’s floods

Volunteers played ‘Tetris’ to get goods into light planes during the November flood relief efforts based out of Langley Regional Airport. (Langley Advance Times files)
Paul Wynn. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Shooting victim was ‘God-child’ in his family: brother

Paul Wynn was killed by Jordan Goggin on Monday

Paul Wynn. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A buggy and medical debris at the parking lot in Langley City where a woman was shot and critically injured Monday. A vigil is being organized for nearby Innes Corners Plaza. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Informal vigil to support Langley’s vulnerable in wake of shooting

Gathering at Innes Corners set for Tuesday evening, July 26

A buggy and medical debris at the parking lot in Langley City where a woman was shot and critically injured Monday. A vigil is being organized for nearby Innes Corners Plaza. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek spoke at the press conference Monday, July 25 about the four shootings that took place across City and Township. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s political leaders react with shock, sorrow to mass shooting

Township and City mayors both thanked police, offered condolences to victims’ families

Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek spoke at the press conference Monday, July 25 about the four shootings that took place across City and Township. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
An SUV near 200th Street and the Langley Bypass was riddled with bullet holes in the shooting incident Monday morning. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Mounties release details on Langley shooting spree

Motives remain unclear, but most victims homeless, vulnerable people

An SUV near 200th Street and the Langley Bypass was riddled with bullet holes in the shooting incident Monday morning. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
An SUV near 200th Street and the Langley Bypass was riddled with bullet holes in the shooting incident Monday morning. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: Suspect and two victims dead in Langley shooting

Emergency alert sent, police urge public to stay away from downtown

  • Jul 25, 2022
An SUV near 200th Street and the Langley Bypass was riddled with bullet holes in the shooting incident Monday morning. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A Langley school zone sign. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

School zone speed limits could be extended in Langley Township

Council votes for annual fund for traffic calming near schools

A Langley school zone sign. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Alpacas at a shearing in Langley in April. (Langley Advance Times files)

Farm survey seeks info on Langley Township’s agricultural sector

Survey will run through much of the summer

  • Jul 21, 2022
Alpacas at a shearing in Langley in April. (Langley Advance Times files)