Summer

Valdy performs at the 2019 ROOTSandBLUES Festival. Do you know which communitiy hosts this iconic B.C. music festival? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of summer fun

There are plenty of summertime activites to enjoy during the last weeks of August

 

Most British Columbians choose to leave their air conditioning on for their pets when they are away from home on hot days, BC Hydro found in a June 2022 survey. (CNW Group/Canadian Animal Health Institute)

British Columbians willing to pay the price to keep their pets cool, says BC Hydro

75% leave air conditioning on for furry friends even when not home, survey finds

 

(Submitted photo)

Pilot project aims to combat skin cancer with free sunscreen via dispensers

New Westminster one of 4 test cities across Canada

 

Langley Township council had cake on July 25 after their final meeting before the 2022 municipal election, set for Oct. 15. (Shirley Sawatsky/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township’s final council meeting before vote ends with emotional speech from mayor

Mayor Jack Froese reflected on 11 years as he steps down from role

Langley Township council had cake on July 25 after their final meeting before the 2022 municipal election, set for Oct. 15. (Shirley Sawatsky/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Milo Zuriti and his cousins are visiting their grandmother in South Surrey from Okanagan to get some relief from rising temperature. That included a visit to the Willoughby spray park Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Grandma brings kids to Langley to escape Okanagan heat

Almost all of B.C. under a weather alert

Milo Zuriti and his cousins are visiting their grandmother in South Surrey from Okanagan to get some relief from rising temperature. That included a visit to the Willoughby spray park Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Steve McLay is the co-director of the Township of Langley Firefighters Charitable Society. (Langley Advance Times files)

Firefighters to celebrate Canada Day with barbeque at the Fort

Langley firefighters credited with helping raise $1 million for burn survivors

Steve McLay is the co-director of the Township of Langley Firefighters Charitable Society. (Langley Advance Times files)
Students of Alice Brown Elementary School enjoyed hot dogs and drinks with Langley City and Township of Langley firefighters on Wednesday June 22. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley firefighters serve up hotdogs

Alice Brown Elementary students won a fundraiser competition

Students of Alice Brown Elementary School enjoyed hot dogs and drinks with Langley City and Township of Langley firefighters on Wednesday June 22. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Aaron Pritchett will play the Summerfest Country Music Festival in Abbotsford on June 11, as part of this year’s West Coast Women’s Show. (Photo Courtesy of Mary Winspear Centre)

Aaron Pritchett hits main stage at new country music festival

Summerfest incorporated into women’s show in Abbotsford next month

Aaron Pritchett will play the Summerfest Country Music Festival in Abbotsford on June 11, as part of this year’s West Coast Women’s Show. (Photo Courtesy of Mary Winspear Centre)
Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

‘Heat is just relentless’: Meteorologist warns of hot, dry summer ahead for B.C.

Environment Canada isn’t expecting any significant rain until the second half of August

Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)
Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience Waterpark is back open to the public. (Special to The Star)

Langley Township expands time and sessions at Aldergrove waterpark

Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience has increased the length and times families can attend

Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience Waterpark is back open to the public. (Special to The Star)
A man relaxes under a tree in a park in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Record-breakingly hot temperatures forecast for B.C. this weekend

An ‘exceptionally strong’ ridge of high pressure building Friday to Tuesday could leave parts of the province dangerously warm

A man relaxes under a tree in a park in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Dr. Bonnie Henry leaves the podium after talking about the next steps in B.C.’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan during a press conference at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, January 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

WEB POLL: Do you feel safe making summer plans given the vaccination timeline?

Or are you still worried about cancellations and travel restrictions?

  • Mar 1, 2021
Dr. Bonnie Henry leaves the podium after talking about the next steps in B.C.’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan during a press conference at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, January 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Tanning at a beach. (Pixabay photo)

15 late summer heat records broken across B.C.

Heat advisories over, smoke bulletins still in effect

Tanning at a beach. (Pixabay photo)
Teri James, executive director of the DLBA. (Langley Advance Times files)

Picnics and downtown dollar contests announced for Langley City this summer

Downtown Langley Business Association launches Pick Up Picnics initiative and ‘Ain’t It Grand’ contest

Teri James, executive director of the DLBA. (Langley Advance Times files)
(Pixabay photo)

Cottage communities eye summer season constrained by COVID-19 measures

Non-essential travel has largely stopped all over the country

(Pixabay photo)
“Let’s go to Langley to see a show”

“Let’s go to Langley to see a show”

Free Summer Festival Series returns for third year to Willoughby Amphitheatre

“Let’s go to Langley to see a show”
One-year-old Cadence Balfour decided to walk so the family doggies got a short ride in the stroller during Brookswood Summerfest.(Langley Advance Times Files)

Brookswood kicks off the season with 20th annual Summerfest

Brookswood Summerfest brings the community together with merchants, BBQ’s, and live entertainment

One-year-old Cadence Balfour decided to walk so the family doggies got a short ride in the stroller during Brookswood Summerfest.(Langley Advance Times Files)
Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts

Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts

Peaches and other stone fruits are the ideal addition to ice cream

  • Aug 31, 2018
Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts
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