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It’s been a bad year for mosquitoes in the Fraser Valley. (Black Press Media files)

‘Perfect storm’ led to bad year for mosquitos in Langley

High river levels and lots of rain meant many eggs hatched this year

It’s been a bad year for mosquitoes in the Fraser Valley. (Black Press Media files)
Stage 1 water restrictions take effect across Metro Vancouver beginning Friday, May 1. (File photo)

Stage 1 watering restrictions take effect in Metro Vancouver May 1

Lawn-watering limited to two days per week until mid-October

  • Apr 30, 2020
Stage 1 water restrictions take effect across Metro Vancouver beginning Friday, May 1. (File photo)
Bonfire at night. (Black Press Media files)

Backyard burning banned to protect lungs during pandemic

Langley and its neighbours will see no burning allowed

Bonfire at night. (Black Press Media files)
Langley politicians look forward to arrival of Uber, Lyft

Langley politicians look forward to arrival of Uber, Lyft

A regional ridesharing license template is expected by the end of the month

Langley politicians look forward to arrival of Uber, Lyft
Weather warning: 80 mm of rain expected overnight in Metro Vancouver

Weather warning: 80 mm of rain expected overnight in Metro Vancouver

Environment Canada is urging caution when driving

Weather warning: 80 mm of rain expected overnight in Metro Vancouver
B.C. transgender boy’s court case draws intense interest

B.C. transgender boy’s court case draws intense interest

The family court case has now drawn in multiple outside groups as it goes to the Court of Appeal

B.C. transgender boy’s court case draws intense interest
Metro Vancouver mayors continue to fight over the benefits of rail to UBC, compared to investments in the suburbs. (Black Press Media files)

Metro Vancouver’s small towns raise concerns over funding rail to ‘wealthy’ UBC

But Vancouver, Surrey mayors say it’s key to get the line built and grab senior funding

Metro Vancouver mayors continue to fight over the benefits of rail to UBC, compared to investments in the suburbs. (Black Press Media files)
Youth homeless count events happening in Lower Mainland communities

Youth homeless count events happening in Lower Mainland communities

Metro Vancouver is doing a count of the number of homeless youth in the region.

Youth homeless count events happening in Lower Mainland communities
The George Massey tunnel is considered B.C.’s worst traffic congestion point, and unable to withstand a major earthquake. (Black Press files)

VIDEO: What’s plan B for Massey tunnel, opposition asks

Premier John Horgan wants ‘biggest benefit to public’

The George Massey tunnel is considered B.C.’s worst traffic congestion point, and unable to withstand a major earthquake. (Black Press files)
Turkey tips for trimming the fat

Turkey tips for trimming the fat

Municipalities are concerned with fatberg – caused by dumping fats, oils and grease that clog your pipes.

Turkey tips for trimming the fat
Metro Vancouver gives thanks to those who don’t put grease down the drain

Metro Vancouver gives thanks to those who don’t put grease down the drain

Coming to a drain new you – fatberg – caused by putting fats, oils and grease clogging pipes.

Metro Vancouver gives thanks to those who don’t put grease down the drain
The 10-lane Port Mann bridge has been financed with tolls, as has the Translink-owned Golden Ears Bridge. (Transportation Investment Corp.)

Metro Vancouver bridge tolls to be lifted Sept. 1

Charges removed from Port Mann, Golden Ears bridges

The 10-lane Port Mann bridge has been financed with tolls, as has the Translink-owned Golden Ears Bridge. (Transportation Investment Corp.)
(Metro Vancouver photo)

Metro Vancouver air quality improving: report

The regional district says test results are good, despite more people moving to the area

(Metro Vancouver photo)