Langley Township

It’s been a while since anyone got to use the slides at Aldergrove’s pool, but the Outdoor Experience Waterpark could be up and running again by July. (Langley Advance Times files)

Spray parks, day camps planned for summer in Langley Township

The restart means more rec options for kids and adults this July

 

Alder Inn was demolished last November. (Black Press Media files)

Alder Inn site to become public plaza for celebrations in near future

Langley Township council has approved $150,000 for chairs, planters, and lights

 

Some trails and park areas along the Fraser River in Langley are closed this week as the Fraser River rises. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Some trails and park areas along the Fraser River in Langley are closed this week as the Fraser River rises. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Aman Johal interpreter at the National Historic Site in Fort Langley earned an Inspiration Award for his work. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley interpreter and Alder Grove heritage president recipients of inspiration award

B.C. Historical Federation gave awards through recent virtual conference

Aman Johal interpreter at the National Historic Site in Fort Langley earned an Inspiration Award for his work. (Special to The Star)
Langley Township has free swimming for seniors at its pools during Seniors Week 2021. (Google Maps screen capture)

Langley Township marks Seniors Week

Free swimming sessions for local seniors are offered at Township facilities

  • Jun 7, 2021
Langley Township has free swimming for seniors at its pools during Seniors Week 2021. (Google Maps screen capture)
Darcy and Karen Bonneteau dropped by Kim McDougall's house in Murrayville Saturday for the community garage sale that organizers described as 'crazy busy' (Dan Ferguson/Langkey Advance Times)

VIDEO: Return of Murrayville community garage sale reveals plenty of pent-up demand

Response to the event, which was cancelled last year due to COVID-19, called ‘crazy busy’

Darcy and Karen Bonneteau dropped by Kim McDougall's house in Murrayville Saturday for the community garage sale that organizers described as 'crazy busy' (Dan Ferguson/Langkey Advance Times)
Hidey and Sneaky are two stowaways from the U.S. that ended up at Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)

Kittens Sneaky and Hidey slip through Aldergrove border crossing

Langley Animal Protection Society is in need of funds to care for rescue animals like these kittens

Hidey and Sneaky are two stowaways from the U.S. that ended up at Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)
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)
Each week, 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 Township council was invited to respond to this question.

AT YOUR SERVICE: Township council weighs in on lack of industrial land

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

  • May 30, 2021
Each week, 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 Township council was invited to respond to this question.
Soccer balls got a cleaning by Azad Palani at a Langley United Soccer Association training session at Willoughby park in July of 2020 (file)

Langley sports teams need safety plans before games can start again: Township

Local leagues are dealing with paperwork to get kids back on the fields

Soccer balls got a cleaning by Azad Palani at a Langley United Soccer Association training session at Willoughby park in July of 2020 (file)
Alder Inn was demolished last November. (Aldergrove Star files)

LETTER: A future for the former Alder Inn site

‘There are countless organizations that could be well served by the Township retaining ownership’

Alder Inn was demolished last November. (Aldergrove Star files)
Township of Langley civic facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Bogus phone survey impersonates Langley Township

The calls may be a scam aimed at getting personal information

Township of Langley civic facility. (Langley Advance Times files)
One person was taken to hospital for burns after fire crews were called to a blaze in the 1500 block of 232nd Street around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. (Township of Langley Fire Department/Special to Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: One person taken to hospital after suffering burns in Langley fire

Crews were dispatched around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday

One person was taken to hospital for burns after fire crews were called to a blaze in the 1500 block of 232nd Street around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. (Township of Langley Fire Department/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Maureen Brown is taking the Township of Langley to court over her eviction from a house the Township bought to tear down near the LEC. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township denies any attack on tenants fighting eviction

Claims of assault are false, court documents say

Maureen Brown is taking the Township of Langley to court over her eviction from a house the Township bought to tear down near the LEC. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Pos-Abilities is petitioning for better wheelchair access at the Brookswood Plaza shopping centre, where the sidewalks have multiple steps, and anyone using a wheelchair must traverse the parking lot. (Screencap/Langley Pos-Abilities video)

VIDEO: Petition aims to replace Brookswood Plaza steps with ramps for disabled

People with wheelchairs have to head out into the parking lot to do their shopping

Langley Pos-Abilities is petitioning for better wheelchair access at the Brookswood Plaza shopping centre, where the sidewalks have multiple steps, and anyone using a wheelchair must traverse the parking lot. (Screencap/Langley Pos-Abilities video)
Great Vancouver Zoo's new entrance. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Tourism Langley hoping for indirect benefit from provincial grants

Executive director said attractions like the Greater Vancouver Zoo will be ineligible for support

Great Vancouver Zoo's new entrance. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)
Township of Langley Energy Manager Greg Dennis tests the DC Fast Charger’s inaugural charge, May 18. The DC Fast Charger can add over 100 kilometres of electric range per hour and is the fourth of its kind in the Township. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

New electric car chargers unveiled in Murrayville by Langley Township

One new fast charger is available to the public

Township of Langley Energy Manager Greg Dennis tests the DC Fast Charger’s inaugural charge, May 18. The DC Fast Charger can add over 100 kilometres of electric range per hour and is the fourth of its kind in the Township. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Temporary signs warn people that the overflow parking lot at Walnut Grove Secondary will soon be locked at night – something causing distress for some nearby townhouse residents. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Residents worry over loss of parking lot as Walnut Grove school limits access

School officials said the changes are for increased safety after recent incidents

Temporary signs warn people that the overflow parking lot at Walnut Grove Secondary will soon be locked at night – something causing distress for some nearby townhouse residents. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The Langley Centennial Museum is hoping the public can help identify people in this photo from the Sperling Church Sunday School. (Langley Township photo)

Did you attend Sperling Church Sunday School in Langley?

Local residents can help ID people in historic local photos and preserve Langley history

The Langley Centennial Museum is hoping the public can help identify people in this photo from the Sperling Church Sunday School. (Langley Township photo)