Langley Township

Township of Langley firefighters responded to a barn fire at 23326 50th Ave. around 3:54 a.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Langley Advance Times file)

40 firefighters called to battle Langley barn blaze early Wednesday

One crew member sustained minor injuries and crews had to shuttle water to the rural site

Township of Langley firefighters responded to a barn fire at 23326 50th Ave. around 3:54 a.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Langley Advance Times file)
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival puts out open call for artwalk. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival celebrates local visual mediums with online art walk

Fourth annual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival is scheduled for July 22 to 25, 2021

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival puts out open call for artwalk. (Special to The Star)
The Murphy family was chosen for an Acts of Kindness’ Extreme Home Repair which will take place April 30 to May 24. (Special to The Star)

Help Acts of Kindness charity build wheelchair-friendly home

People can donate via GoFundMe for Extreme Home Makeover, taking place April 31 to May 24

The Murphy family was chosen for an Acts of Kindness’ Extreme Home Repair which will take place April 30 to May 24. (Special to The Star)
Otter Co-op. (Aldergrove Star files)

Otter Co-op hosting food drive from March 14 to 20

Hunger Bags, available at all Co-op Food Stores, are bags with an arrangement of items

Otter Co-op. (Aldergrove Star files)
Limited edition light weight starter disc frisbee golf sets from Raptor’s Knoll are for sale. (Special to The Star)

Construction begins on community pavilion at Aldergrove’s ‘booming” Frisbee golf course

Co-founder says Raptors Knoll gets so busy with players, a second course would get completely filled

Limited edition light weight starter disc frisbee golf sets from Raptor’s Knoll are for sale. (Special to The Star)
A local resident is concerned about the low voter turnout in the recent school board byelection. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Few Langley residents bothered to vote in school trustee election

A local letter writer wonders why the current situation didn’t prompt more people to cast ballots

  • Mar 7, 2021
A local resident is concerned about the low voter turnout in the recent school board byelection. (Langley Advance Times files)
TransLink’s Mayors Council wants to expand from their pilot electric buses (left) to a fleet of more than 600 in 10 years. On the right is an old-school electric trolley bus. (TransLink)
TransLink’s Mayors Council wants to expand from their pilot electric buses (left) to a fleet of more than 600 in 10 years. On the right is an old-school electric trolley bus. (TransLink)
This artist’s rendering shows the “offset” portion in the upper third of the 12-storey building that would be located near the 200th Street highway interchange. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: 12-storey tower contemplated for North Langley

The office tower would be one of the largest in Langley if approved

This artist’s rendering shows the “offset” portion in the upper third of the 12-storey building that would be located near the 200th Street highway interchange. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove Twilight Drive-In fires up big screen for special Retro Weekend

Movies like Peewee’s Big Adventure, The Muppets, Jaws, Grease, and The Wizard of Oz play March 5 to 7

Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)
125-year-old Douglas Fir was cut down in Aldergrove. (Carleigh Johnston/Special to the Star)

Aldergrove residents voice their concerns on removal of long-standing trees

‘This loss of natural space is shattering to me and my students,’ Carleigh Johnston said

125-year-old Douglas Fir was cut down in Aldergrove. (Carleigh Johnston/Special to the Star)
Tako van Popta, MP for Langley-Aldergrove. (Tako van Popta/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley MP Tako van Popta to hold virtual town hall to discuss firearm legislation

A lot of my constituents have serious concerns about how Bill C-21 will affect them, van Popta says

Tako van Popta, MP for Langley-Aldergrove. (Tako van Popta/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township council passed a tree protection bylaw in 2019, but one resident says the municipality does not do enough to preserve valuable trees. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: The last straw

An Aldergrove resident mourns the loss of 125-year-old Douglas fir tree

  • Mar 3, 2021
Langley Township council passed a tree protection bylaw in 2019, but one resident says the municipality does not do enough to preserve valuable trees. (Black Press Media)
The lease on Hangar 17 at Langley Regional Airport is being disputed in court, as the Township tries to end it and the tenant tries to hold on. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Battle over Langley Airport hangar goes to Court of Appeal

A judge has frozen any eviction until the case is decided

The lease on Hangar 17 at Langley Regional Airport is being disputed in court, as the Township tries to end it and the tenant tries to hold on. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Cannabis. (Black Press Media files)
Cannabis. (Black Press Media files)
An image of some of the townhouses planned for the Latimer area in south western Willoughby around 199th Street and 75th Avenue. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Township council approves almost 400 more housing units for Langley

Apartments, houses, townhouses, and duplexes are coming to the Latimer area

An image of some of the townhouses planned for the Latimer area in south western Willoughby around 199th Street and 75th Avenue. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)

Our View: No vote, no complaining

If you aren’t going to vote in the byelection, we hope you aren’t interested in local politics at all

  • Feb 27, 2021
Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)
School Board Trustee candidate Joel Neufeld said his favourite children’s book is Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss. (Special to The Star)

Langley School District trustee candidates pick favorite children’s books

Roald Dahl, C.S. Lewis, Robert Munch, and Dr. Seuss top the list

School Board Trustee candidate Joel Neufeld said his favourite children’s book is Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss. (Special to The Star)
(File photo)

Township to hold COVID-safe baseball spring break baseball camps

Aldergrove minor baseball and North Langley Trappers run two week camps

(File photo)
Cyclists checked out the 216th interchange crossing the night before it opened to motor vehicles in early September, 2020. The overpass has separated bike lanes for riders. (Mitchell Nurse/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley overpass wins cycling infrastructure award

HUB Cycling handed out the award to the Township and province recently

Cyclists checked out the 216th interchange crossing the night before it opened to motor vehicles in early September, 2020. The overpass has separated bike lanes for riders. (Mitchell Nurse/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters were called to battle a heavy blaze at a pallet factory in Glen Valley at 256 Street and 88 Avenue just after 11 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters were called to battle a heavy blaze at a pallet factory in Glen Valley at 256 Street and 88 Avenue just after 11 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)