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More than 70 people came out for the evening candlelight vigil held recently at Derek Doubleday Arbouretum. The Walk to Remember event marks national bereavement day. (Shannon Todd Booth/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Walk to Remember will be repeated

Organizers of a bereavement event at Derek Doubleday Arbouretum want to do it again

 

Flooding has closed the 264th St. on-ramp to Hwy. 1 in Aldergrove. (Drive BC)

Flooding closes Hwy. 1 on-ramp at 264th St. in Aldergrove.

Heavy rain continues to pound Lower Mainland

 

A large breach in Abbotsford’s Sumas Dike near No. 3 Road and Marion Road has since been sealed. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

Our View: When rebuilding, plan for a stormy century

Upgrading dikes, but also changing how we build is key

 

Volunteers have been working to transform an Aldergrove home for a woman with cancer. (LifeApp/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Volunteers have been working to transform an Aldergrove home for a woman with cancer. (LifeApp/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A flooding advisory has been issued by the Township of Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)

Flooding advisory issued for Langley

Township warns ‘potential for flooding in a number of areas”

A flooding advisory has been issued by the Township of Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)
Volunteers prepare to load supplies aboard an aircraft at the Langley airport for delivery to a flood-ravaged Fraser Valley community on Sunday, Nov. 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Painful Truth: Use B.C.’s volunteer power

The province needs to support civil society, not treat the public as an inert mass

Volunteers prepare to load supplies aboard an aircraft at the Langley airport for delivery to a flood-ravaged Fraser Valley community on Sunday, Nov. 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A feeder league to the NLL has released its schedule for games at the LEC this winter. (Photo ALL)
A feeder league to the NLL will begin playing games at the LEC this winter. (Photo ALL)

New lacrosse league releases schedule for Langley games

Games run from December to March

  • Nov 27, 2021
A feeder league to the NLL has released its schedule for games at the LEC this winter. (Photo ALL)
A feeder league to the NLL will begin playing games at the LEC this winter. (Photo ALL)
Alex Cotton added a pair of assists as Vancouver Giants earned a 3-1 victory over the Tri-City Americans at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, WA on Friday, Nov. 26 with goals from Ty Thorpe, Justin Sourdif and Fabian Lysell. (Doug Love/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants win back-to-back road victories

Tri-City Americans fall to visiting G-Men

Alex Cotton added a pair of assists as Vancouver Giants earned a 3-1 victory over the Tri-City Americans at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, WA on Friday, Nov. 26 with goals from Ty Thorpe, Justin Sourdif and Fabian Lysell. (Doug Love/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Elks president Larry Oakley (left) and lodge member Flo Sala recently presented the $10,000 donation for the Langley Foundry to hospital foundation’s Heather Scott and Encompass’ Christine McCracken. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Elks offer infusion of cash to youth and those facing end of life

Matching $10,000 donations were gifted to new Langley Foundry, as well as new hospice residence

Langley Elks president Larry Oakley (left) and lodge member Flo Sala recently presented the $10,000 donation for the Langley Foundry to hospital foundation’s Heather Scott and Encompass’ Christine McCracken. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Trinity Western University’s jazz combo will be performing on Dec. 1. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

TWU presents in-person concerts

Two upcoming shows showcase Langley university students, including one musical event Friday night

Trinity Western University’s jazz combo will be performing on Dec. 1. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants down Winterhawks in Portland Wednesday night, 3-2 in overtime. (Keith Dwiggins/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants take down Winterhawks in overtime

In the first of three away games, State side, Vancouver G-Men emerge triumphant, 3-2, in extra time

Vancouver Giants down Winterhawks in Portland Wednesday night, 3-2 in overtime. (Keith Dwiggins/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The eight-member cast of AWAKE are theatre majors, Jennifer Mamchur, Valerie Mihelic, Sacha Mugisha, Berke Mutaf, Braedon Grover Sunnes, Madison Willoughby, Tahlia Wine, and Annie Zander. (TWU’s Jef Gibbons/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Emotional alum inspire Langley university play

As the TWU theatre program comes to a close, current and past students come together to pay tribute

The eight-member cast of AWAKE are theatre majors, Jennifer Mamchur, Valerie Mihelic, Sacha Mugisha, Berke Mutaf, Braedon Grover Sunnes, Madison Willoughby, Tahlia Wine, and Annie Zander. (TWU’s Jef Gibbons/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kelsey Carignan was surrounded by toys in November of 2019, the year the ‘Kindness for Kids’ toy drive collected $4,000 worth for B.C. Children’s Hospital. After taking a year off due to COVID, the campaign returned. (file)

Bring some toys, do some yoga, watch some hockey, help sick kids

Fifth annual ‘Kindness for Kids’ toy drive in Langley for Children’s Hospital

Kelsey Carignan was surrounded by toys in November of 2019, the year the ‘Kindness for Kids’ toy drive collected $4,000 worth for B.C. Children’s Hospital. After taking a year off due to COVID, the campaign returned. (file)
Aron Crimeni put balloons on the Justice For Carson banner at the Walnut Grove Skate Park on Friday, July 2. A manslaughter charge against a suspect was laid in September. (Langley Advance Times files)

Accused in Carson Crimeni death sees court appearance delayed

No trial in near future on manslaughter charge

Aron Crimeni put balloons on the Justice For Carson banner at the Walnut Grove Skate Park on Friday, July 2. A manslaughter charge against a suspect was laid in September. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Christian Lightning boys took the Eastern Valley volleyball championships, the latest in a string of strong showings. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Christian Lightning boys took the Eastern Valley volleyball championships, the latest in a string of strong showings. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
This forensic sketch is based on a man who allegedly followed a 17-year-old Langley girl for months. Police are hoping someone can identify him. (Langley RCMP)

Unknown man followed Langley teenager for months: RCMP

Police are trying to identify the stranger who followed the girl to work, school, and shopping

This forensic sketch is based on a man who allegedly followed a 17-year-old Langley girl for months. Police are hoping someone can identify him. (Langley RCMP)
FLAG artists hung their flora and fauna inspired art exhibit in the Walkway Gallery at Timms Community Centre just before Halloween. It remains in place until mid-December. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Flora, fauna fascination flourishes for FLAG artists

Exhibition on display in Walkway Gallery at Timms Community Centre in Langley City

FLAG artists hung their flora and fauna inspired art exhibit in the Walkway Gallery at Timms Community Centre just before Halloween. It remains in place until mid-December. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
COVID-19 numbers are generally declining across the Lower Mainland, including in Langley. (BCCDC)

COVID-19 numbers in Langley continue steady decline

The Lower Mainland is seeing a slow reduction from the peak of the fourth wave

COVID-19 numbers are generally declining across the Lower Mainland, including in Langley. (BCCDC)
A sign noting a limit of 30 litres of gas for non-essential vehicles is shown at a gas station in Maple Ridge, B.C., on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

WEB POLL: Has the 30 litre limit affected your driving?

Are you trying to drive less, or can you drive less, with less gas per fill up?

A sign noting a limit of 30 litres of gas for non-essential vehicles is shown at a gas station in Maple Ridge, B.C., on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Sisters Miya and Kaori Otake will be performing at Langley Community Music School on Sunday. The pair, dubbed Duo Harps, are the latest musicians to participate in the school’s Cafe Classico concert series. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Harp playing sisters dedicate concert to their late mother

Otakes siblings performing Sunday afternoon at the Langley Community Music School

Sisters Miya and Kaori Otake will be performing at Langley Community Music School on Sunday. The pair, dubbed Duo Harps, are the latest musicians to participate in the school’s Cafe Classico concert series. (Special to Langley Advance Times)