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Hells Angels barred from booking Langley rec centre after booze-fueled stripper parties

Hells Angels barred from booking Langley rec centre after booze-fueled stripper parties

Bikers brought strippers to past events at George Preston Rec in violation of liquor licenses

Hells Angels barred from booking Langley rec centre after booze-fueled stripper parties
Court challenge aims to remove mayor, councillors in Langley Township

Court challenge aims to remove mayor, councillors in Langley Township

A group of voters claim conflict of interests should see them removed from office

Court challenge aims to remove mayor, councillors in Langley Township
A local resident has posted a photo of her tap water and a photo of a glass of white wine to spotlight the water issue. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Brown water in Murrayville prompts changes in system

Local well water in the system will be reduced

A local resident has posted a photo of her tap water and a photo of a glass of white wine to spotlight the water issue. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Cheryl Wiens, Isaac Beevor, and Marilyn Fischer were outside Township hall advocating for a carbon budget in advance of a council vote on Monday, Nov. 18. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Carbon budget closer to reality in Langley Township

The council will consider a range of measures early next year

Cheryl Wiens, Isaac Beevor, and Marilyn Fischer were outside Township hall advocating for a carbon budget in advance of a council vote on Monday, Nov. 18. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley council calls for changes after developer donations controversy

Langley council calls for changes after developer donations controversy

The province should review rules around donations, council voted

Langley council calls for changes after developer donations controversy
One block of the proposed rental complex on 86th Avenue. (Langley Township)

Rental project could have almost 500 units in North Langley

The complex got initial approvals from the Township council recently

One block of the proposed rental complex on 86th Avenue. (Langley Township)
UPDATED: Developer donations still coming in Langley Township despite rule change

UPDATED: Developer donations still coming in Langley Township despite rule change

Mayor, councillors deny conflict of interest in donations

UPDATED: Developer donations still coming in Langley Township despite rule change
Comment sought on development fees for Willoughby roads
Comment sought on development fees for Willoughby roads
Rain gardens like this one have been built on several streets in Willoughby in recent years. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Rain gardens a trash-filled hazard, says Langley resident

Locals asked Township council to remove the environmental features

Rain gardens like this one have been built on several streets in Willoughby in recent years. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Eric Woodward’s boarded-up Fort buildings are now covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance Times files)

Demolition decision could come soon for Fort Langley buildings

Council is to consider the matter at its Sept. 9 meeting

Eric Woodward’s boarded-up Fort buildings are now covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance Times files)
Eric Woodward. (Black Press Media files)

Current Langley councillor demands apology from former councillor

Accusations of defamation are unfounded, says ex-Township politician Angie Quaale

Eric Woodward. (Black Press Media files)
UPDATED: Hells Angels parties at Langley rec centre worry anti-gang cops

UPDATED: Hells Angels parties at Langley rec centre worry anti-gang cops

Police worry about violence targeting the outlaw motorcycle group

UPDATED: Hells Angels parties at Langley rec centre worry anti-gang cops
Hells Angels partied with strippers at Langley rec centre

Hells Angels partied with strippers at Langley rec centre

An internal email showed staff complained after the spring event in Brookswood

Hells Angels partied with strippers at Langley rec centre
A new Jericho Water Reservoir is under construction in Willoughby, part of the Metro Vancouver water system in Langley Township. An audit of Langley’s water management was recently released. (Langley Advance Times files)

Water audit suggests changes for Langley Township

The provincial review suggests everything from whistleblower rules to conservation changes

A new Jericho Water Reservoir is under construction in Willoughby, part of the Metro Vancouver water system in Langley Township. An audit of Langley’s water management was recently released. (Langley Advance Times files)
Dean Drysdale on the campaign trail during the 2015 federal election. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley, Cloverdale politician Dean Drysdale dies

The businessman and reservist served on Township council

Dean Drysdale on the campaign trail during the 2015 federal election. (Langley Advance Times files)
In April, a gathering of environmentalists urged council to declare a climate emergency. A second vote saw it happen on Monday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township council acknowledges climate emergency

The council will consider concrete measures starting this fall

In April, a gathering of environmentalists urged council to declare a climate emergency. A second vote saw it happen on Monday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Hundreds of townhouses, apartment units approved by Langley Township council

Hundreds of townhouses, apartment units approved by Langley Township council

Development activity is still moving at a rapid pace in Langley

Hundreds of townhouses, apartment units approved by Langley Township council
Langley Township asks for end to ‘stagnant’ library funding

Langley Township asks for end to ‘stagnant’ library funding

Another $6 million a year is needed, campaign for libraries says

Langley Township asks for end to ‘stagnant’ library funding
Province holds power over Langley’s pot farming bylaw

Province holds power over Langley’s pot farming bylaw

The Township will wait for Ministry of Agriculture approval

Province holds power over Langley’s pot farming bylaw
George Otty was the first of more than 40 people to speak on the proposed demolition of almost a dozen buildings in Fort Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)

Fort Langley residents launch passionate debate over demolishing buildings

More than 40 people spoke at a meeting Monday evening

George Otty was the first of more than 40 people to speak on the proposed demolition of almost a dozen buildings in Fort Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)