Langley

A flower-bedecked memorial to one three people who died at the scene of a house fire in Langley in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)

Accused killer opts for no jury in Langley triple-murder trial

Trial of Kia Ebrahimian to begin on Sept. 19 in New Westminster

A flower-bedecked memorial to one three people who died at the scene of a house fire in Langley in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)
On Saturday, Aug. 6, the 1978 Camaro Z28 that used to belong to Brad McPherson was on display at the ‘Burnouts In The Sky’ show and shine in Langley that honours the memory of McPherson. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley’s Burnouts In The Sky show and shine gets an extension

10th fundraiser for scholarship in memory of Brad McPherson was supposed to be the last. But…

On Saturday, Aug. 6, the 1978 Camaro Z28 that used to belong to Brad McPherson was on display at the ‘Burnouts In The Sky’ show and shine in Langley that honours the memory of McPherson. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Councillor Eric Woodward announced Tuesday that he will be running for mayor along with a team for Township of Langley Council and the SD35 Board of Education under the ‘Contract With Langley’ banner in the upcoming municipal election set for October 15th. (file)

Mayoralty candidate Eric Woodward unveils new municipal party to run in Oct. 15 election

Contract With Langley to reveal candidates in coming weeks

  • Aug 9, 2022
Councillor Eric Woodward announced Tuesday that he will be running for mayor along with a team for Township of Langley Council and the SD35 Board of Education under the ‘Contract With Langley’ banner in the upcoming municipal election set for October 15th. (file)
On Sunday, Aug. 7, Langley Thunder pulled off an epic comeback to the BC Junior A Lacrosse League championship series at two games apiece. (Ryan Molag Langley Events Centre)

WLA Thunder in lead, Junior Thunder come back to tie series

Langley teams had a good weekend

  • Aug 9, 2022
On Sunday, Aug. 7, Langley Thunder pulled off an epic comeback to the BC Junior A Lacrosse League championship series at two games apiece. (Ryan Molag Langley Events Centre)
On Aug. 6 and 7, Langley Quarter Midget Association celebrated the return of American racers to the Aldergrove track for their first regional championships since the pandemic hit. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: American quarter midget racers return to Aldergrove track

Langley Quarter Midget Association hosts first cross-border regional event since pandemic hit

On Aug. 6 and 7, Langley Quarter Midget Association celebrated the return of American racers to the Aldergrove track for their first regional championships since the pandemic hit. (Dan Ferguson/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)
Cyclists in the Tour de White Rock – cyclists going considerably faster than the author of this column will ever ride. (Scott Robarts/BC Superweek photo)

PAINFUL TRUTH: Hitting the limit on Zero Avenue

Sometimes you push your limits a little bit too far

Cyclists in the Tour de White Rock – cyclists going considerably faster than the author of this column will ever ride. (Scott Robarts/BC Superweek photo)
Police interviewed witnesses after a 78-year-old pedestrian was hit at the intersection of 88th Avenue and 201st Street in Langley Monday morning, Aug. 8 at 7:10 a.m. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Pedestrian, 78, hit by SUV in Langley

Man was crossing against the light, police said

Police interviewed witnesses after a 78-year-old pedestrian was hit at the intersection of 88th Avenue and 201st Street in Langley Monday morning, Aug. 8 at 7:10 a.m. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
It took almost three years, but the Mann family’s 1971 Mercedes is running and will be at Langley Good Times Cruise-In on Sept. 10. Harnek Mann, who spent the past few years rebuilding the engine in the otherwise original collector car, was the first to register for this year’s charity show. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Father and son debut car at Langley Good Times Cruise-In

Aldergrove family the first to register for this year’s charity car show being held Sept. 10

It took almost three years, but the Mann family’s 1971 Mercedes is running and will be at Langley Good Times Cruise-In on Sept. 10. Harnek Mann, who spent the past few years rebuilding the engine in the otherwise original collector car, was the first to register for this year’s charity show. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dane Dobbie, Curtis Dickson and Robert Church each had three or more goals as the Team Canada alum combined for 10 goals and 22 points in the Langley Thunder’s 15-9 victory in game one of the WLA semi-final series at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Aug. 6. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

VIDEO: Langley Thunder take game one of WLA semifinal

Team ‘blessed with excellent players,’ coach says

  • Aug 7, 2022
Dane Dobbie, Curtis Dickson and Robert Church each had three or more goals as the Team Canada alum combined for 10 goals and 22 points in the Langley Thunder’s 15-9 victory in game one of the WLA semi-final series at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Aug. 6. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
On Sunday, Aug. 7, Rotary Clubs of Langley volunteer Lara Petrie was at the Otter Co-op, one of a small group who were promoting RibFest and handling in-person 50-50 ticket sales for the Mega draw that raises money for local charities. Tickets can also be purchased online. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Jackpot for Rotary Clubs of Langley Mega 50-50 draw continues to grow

Tickets will also be available at RibFest, with money going to several local charities

On Sunday, Aug. 7, Rotary Clubs of Langley volunteer Lara Petrie was at the Otter Co-op, one of a small group who were promoting RibFest and handling in-person 50-50 ticket sales for the Mega draw that raises money for local charities. Tickets can also be purchased online. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The intersection of 196th Street and 32nd Avenue in Langley was closed off Saturday (Aug. 6) following a serious crash. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Two dead in three-vehicle crash in Langley

Cause of collision at 196th Street and 32nd Avenue under investigation

The intersection of 196th Street and 32nd Avenue in Langley was closed off Saturday (Aug. 6) following a serious crash. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Shannon Todd-Booth, seen here at the Saturday (Aug. 6) butterfly release at Krause Berry Farm, has been named the new executive director of the Langley Hospice Society. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Hospice Society names Shannon Todd Booth as executive director

Credited with playing important role in the construction of Langley Hospice

  • Aug 6, 2022
Shannon Todd-Booth, seen here at the Saturday (Aug. 6) butterfly release at Krause Berry Farm, has been named the new executive director of the Langley Hospice Society. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Brandon Gilbecl went for a layup on the last game of the Fraser Valley Bandits season. (Fraser Valley Bandits/Canadian Elite Basketball League)

Loss to Nighthawks ends basketball season for Fraser Valley Bandits at LEC

The 90-85 win sends the Nighthawks to the next round

  • Aug 6, 2022
Brandon Gilbecl went for a layup on the last game of the Fraser Valley Bandits season. (Fraser Valley Bandits/Canadian Elite Basketball League)
Retired Langley East MLA Rich Coleman has registered a civic party for the Langley Township municipal election and is ‘seriously’ considering a run for mayor (file)

Former B.C. solicitor-general Rich Coleman is returning to politics

Retired MLA registers party for election, is considering running for Langley Township mayor

Retired Langley East MLA Rich Coleman has registered a civic party for the Langley Township municipal election and is ‘seriously’ considering a run for mayor (file)
Langley’s Erin Lee, seen here at a previous event, completed an all-B.C. podium sweep of the the 2022 Canadian Junior Girls Championship with a third-place finish on July 29 at the Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa. (file)
Langley’s Erin Lee, seen here at a previous event, completed an all-B.C. podium sweep of the the 2022 Canadian Junior Girls Championship with a third-place finish on July 29 at the Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa. (file)
Cards from youth all over Canada have made their way to a care home in Fort Langley – among others across the country – intended to lift the spirits of seniors feeling isolated. (Sending Sunshine/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Sending sunshine to seniors, one card at a time

Started by foursome in Ontario, this program is gaining momentum – reaching elderly in Fort Langley

  • Aug 5, 2022
Cards from youth all over Canada have made their way to a care home in Fort Langley – among others across the country – intended to lift the spirits of seniors feeling isolated. (Sending Sunshine/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Paul Wynn, 60, in a photo provided to IHIT by his family. (IHIT)

Shooting victim’s family hopes to leave legacy in honour of Paul Wynn

Victim’s brother plans memorial plaque at Creek Stone Place

Paul Wynn, 60, in a photo provided to IHIT by his family. (IHIT)
The annual Arts Alive event is entering its 27th year and will take place Aug. 20. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The annual Arts Alive event is entering its 27th year and will take place Aug. 20. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A staycation can still involve getting out of the house, such as going to the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience water park. (Langley Township/Special to The Star)

WEB POLL: Did you travel over the B.C. Day long weekend?

Or did you stick closer to home?

  • Aug 4, 2022
A staycation can still involve getting out of the house, such as going to the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience water park. (Langley Township/Special to The Star)