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Sprinting, strength, and even how high people can jump was tested at the RBC Training Ground on Saturday. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Young B.C. athletes put to the test at RBC Training Ground

A Saturday qualifier in Langley let Lower Mainland athletes be assessed for Olympic potential.

Sprinting, strength, and even how high people can jump was tested at the RBC Training Ground on Saturday. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Aldergrove-based mushroom firm joins Pennsylvania grower

Aldergrove-based mushroom firm joins Pennsylvania grower

The management teams in place will continue to oversee day-to-day operations.

Aldergrove-based mushroom firm joins Pennsylvania grower
Kylie Gardner is one of seven preschoolers who talked Christmas with the Langley Advance. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Just curious: How old is Santa and other timely holiday questions

In our never-ending search for truth, we went to the Christmas experts. Here’s what they had to say.

Kylie Gardner is one of seven preschoolers who talked Christmas with the Langley Advance. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Riverdale star recounts working with Meghan Markle in B.C.

Riverdale star recounts working with Meghan Markle in B.C.

B.C.-born actor Lochlyn Munro is on the series Riverdale and worked with Prince Harry’s fiancee.

Riverdale star recounts working with Meghan Markle in B.C.
A volcanic eruption on Mount Baker is the scenario for a Canada/US joint emergency preparedness exercise this week. (USGS photo)

Langley and Abbotsford first responders part of Homeland Security mock disaster event

The fifth Canada-United States Enhanced Resiliency Experiment takes place this week.

  • Nov 13, 2017
A volcanic eruption on Mount Baker is the scenario for a Canada/US joint emergency preparedness exercise this week. (USGS photo)
The Washington Department of Ecology has announced an agreement with a Langley family trust to repair shoreline and a wetland. (Washington State photo)

B.C. family trust ordered to restore shoreline on Lake Osoyoos property

Owned by a Langley family, the Washington State property will see all ecological damages repaired

The Washington Department of Ecology has announced an agreement with a Langley family trust to repair shoreline and a wetland. (Washington State photo)
The Greater Vancouver Zoo sent out photos and video of three baby black bears that were born in Alaska. They arrived at the zoo in Aldergrove in early September.

Orphaned baby black bears being raised at Greater Vancouver Zoo

The three cubs came to the zoo in Aldergrove from Alaska.

The Greater Vancouver Zoo sent out photos and video of three baby black bears that were born in Alaska. They arrived at the zoo in Aldergrove in early September.
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
Two Langley men arrested in massive Coquitlam RCMP investigation

Two Langley men arrested in massive Coquitlam RCMP investigation

A Coquitlam investigation resulted in arrests of people ranging in age from 19 to 69.

Two Langley men arrested in massive Coquitlam RCMP investigation
The wildlife rehabilitation centre looks after mammals, such as fawns. (Critter Care photo)

Sunday walkathon vital for Langley’s wildlife rehab centre

Funds from events like the walkathon help centre rear abandoned and injured wildlife.

The wildlife rehabilitation centre looks after mammals, such as fawns. (Critter Care photo)
Talia was chosen to enjoy a three-minute shopping spree. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Langley girl had three-minutes to snap up any toy she dreamed of

A six-year-old with an inoperable brain tumour won a shopping spree at Langley’s flagship Toys ‘R’ Us.

Talia was chosen to enjoy a three-minute shopping spree. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Langley choirs raise their voices for wildfire fundraiser

Langley choirs raise their voices for wildfire fundraiser

Choirs in five communities not hit by wildfires are hosting concerts in support of the Red Cross.

Langley choirs raise their voices for wildfire fundraiser
Emergency crews were at the Langley Regional Airport after a report of an aircraft mishap. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Vintage-style plane up-ended at Langley Regional Airport

A mid-afternoon mishap at the Langley’s municipally owned airport brought out emergency crews

Emergency crews were at the Langley Regional Airport after a report of an aircraft mishap. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
VIDEO: Vintage-style plane up-ended at Langley Regional Airport

VIDEO: Vintage-style plane up-ended at Langley Regional Airport

A mid-afternoon mishap at the Langley’s municipally owned airport brought out emergency crews

VIDEO: Vintage-style plane up-ended at Langley Regional Airport
Sandy Dunkley, with the Ron Dunkley Memorial Society, is encouraging people to go full-on 1960s for the Friday evening fundraiser. There’s dance contests and look-alike contests along with live music, food, a Beatles-themed movie and more.                                (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Langley charity leads British Invasion to help burn survivors

Dust off the skinny ties, ankle boots and British slang for a Friday evening fundraiser.

Sandy Dunkley, with the Ron Dunkley Memorial Society, is encouraging people to go full-on 1960s for the Friday evening fundraiser. There’s dance contests and look-alike contests along with live music, food, a Beatles-themed movie and more.                                (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Drivers have made the move to the free Golden Ears Bridge

TransLink has released initial usage figures since the tolls were removed Aug. 31.

Celine Harmel, 20, lives in Coquitlam and came out to Langley to take part in the Ride Into History Saturday. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Ride Into History rode into Fraser Valley communities Saturday

After a breakfast by the Fort Langley Lions Club, the Ride Into History participants hit the road.

Celine Harmel, 20, lives in Coquitlam and came out to Langley to take part in the Ride Into History Saturday. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)                                Lucy Willis came down from the Cache Creek area with her family and their farm animals to get away from the wildfire threat. The family’s pet goat, Neville, road down on the children’s laps.

VIDEO: Langley horse breeder takes in farm families and their animals

A northeast Clayton horse transport company has brought farm animals down from the fire zones.

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)                                Lucy Willis came down from the Cache Creek area with her family and their farm animals to get away from the wildfire threat. The family’s pet goat, Neville, road down on the children’s laps.
Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese spoke briefly at the March 29 announcement

Langley’s stretch of the freeway will become six lanes wide

The $235.5-million project covers a stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway from 216th to 264th Streets.

Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese spoke briefly at the March 29 announcement
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