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Jaylene Prime was diagnosed back in January 2015 with a rare form of juvenile arthritis that requires daily painful injections. There is an alternate drug available, that is helping others, but it isn’t covered by PharmaCare. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Langley child in ‘excruciating’ pain pleads for PharmaCare to cover drug

Aldergrove’s Charlene Prime spent the past year lobbying government to pay for arthritis drug.

Jaylene Prime was diagnosed back in January 2015 with a rare form of juvenile arthritis that requires daily painful injections. There is an alternate drug available, that is helping others, but it isn’t covered by PharmaCare. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Me And Mae officially releases its new single, To Hell With The Devil, on Sunday evening, during a fundraiser at Gabby’s. (Paul Fitzgerald/Special to the Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Langley song release helps others escape abusive situations

A Langley country musician holds a bash at Gabby’s Sunday with a fun and fundraising aspect.

Me And Mae officially releases its new single, To Hell With The Devil, on Sunday evening, during a fundraiser at Gabby’s. (Paul Fitzgerald/Special to the Langley Advance)
Members of the Star Wars fan-based cosplay group, 501st Legion – Vader’s Fist, were part of a fundraising event at Toy Traders this weekend. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Vader Santa stop in Langley raises big coin for theatre kids

WIN: People can still enter for two tickets to the upcoming premiere of the latest Star Wars movie.

Members of the Star Wars fan-based cosplay group, 501st Legion – Vader’s Fist, were part of a fundraising event at Toy Traders this weekend. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Single mother April Davie picked up her new, free car – a 2002 Accura – from the Church in the Valley in Langley Wednesday afternoon, thanks to the church’s Cars for Moms program. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Gifted car takes away fear for strapped single mom

More sound vehicles are needed for the Langley-based Cars for Moms program run by Church in the Valley.

Single mother April Davie picked up her new, free car – a 2002 Accura – from the Church in the Valley in Langley Wednesday afternoon, thanks to the church’s Cars for Moms program. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
VIDEO: Greenhouse hosts ‘biggest’ Christmas party Langley has ever seen

VIDEO: Greenhouse hosts ‘biggest’ Christmas party Langley has ever seen

Crowds of adults and children alike were impressed with the light displays and more offered at Glow.

VIDEO: Greenhouse hosts ‘biggest’ Christmas party Langley has ever seen
VIDEO: Alcohol suspected in downtown Langley rollover

VIDEO: Alcohol suspected in downtown Langley rollover

Police have the road closed at 54th Avenue and 203rd Street following a crash Friday evening.

VIDEO: Alcohol suspected in downtown Langley rollover
UPDATED: Gunfire erupts in quiet Langley neighbourhood

UPDATED: Gunfire erupts in quiet Langley neighbourhood

Police have 79A Avenue cordoned off after reports of shots just before 5 a.m.

UPDATED: Gunfire erupts in quiet Langley neighbourhood
This helium football balloon and note was found in Woodland Park in the Langley Meadows area of Langley.

Airborne note from little boy misses grandpa, lands in Langley park

A helium football balloon and hand-scribbled letter leave Langley man wondering of its origin.

This helium football balloon and note was found in Woodland Park in the Langley Meadows area of Langley.
VIDEO: Day 5: ‘Brave’ young girls cut off locks to aid Cops for Cancer

VIDEO: Day 5: ‘Brave’ young girls cut off locks to aid Cops for Cancer

The Tour de Valley team, including a Langley Mountie, visited nine schools in Chilliwack in one day.

VIDEO: Day 5: ‘Brave’ young girls cut off locks to aid Cops for Cancer
Tyler’s Grandma joined the Cops for Cancer team on a short leg of the tour from Hells Gate to Hope aback a three-wheel motorcycle. They then gathered in Hope at a memorial tree planted outside the hospital that has is marked by one of the late boy’s old skateboards and heart-shaped rocks placed there by friends and family.(Special to the Langley Advance)

Day 4: Langley Mountie speaks to physically draining leg of Tour de Valley

Travelling between Hope and Boston Bar Sunday took its toll on Cops for Cancer riders.

Tyler’s Grandma joined the Cops for Cancer team on a short leg of the tour from Hells Gate to Hope aback a three-wheel motorcycle. They then gathered in Hope at a memorial tree planted outside the hospital that has is marked by one of the late boy’s old skateboards and heart-shaped rocks placed there by friends and family.(Special to the Langley Advance)
A party was held on the street to celebrate young Carter, and his battle with cancer. He’s a junior team member with Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley, and the officers joined family and friends for a party outside of his home in Chilliwack. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Day 3: Langley Mountie recounts day of pedalling and tears

Langley RCMP Const. Rochelle Carr is one of 23 officers participating in Cops for Cancer.

A party was held on the street to celebrate young Carter, and his battle with cancer. He’s a junior team member with Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley, and the officers joined family and friends for a party outside of his home in Chilliwack. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Langley RCMP Const. Rochelle Carr is one of the riders in this year’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley, running Sept. 21 to 29. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Day 2: Sick kids motivate Langley Mountie to ride through the pain

Kindergarten students in White Rock make personalized signs for each of the Cops for Cancer riders.

Langley RCMP Const. Rochelle Carr is one of the riders in this year’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley, running Sept. 21 to 29. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Langley Mountie saddles up for 750-km, nine-day fundraising bike ride

Langley Mountie saddles up for 750-km, nine-day fundraising bike ride

Const. Rochelle Carr and 22 other law enforcement personnel leave Thursday on the Tour de Valley.

Langley Mountie saddles up for 750-km, nine-day fundraising bike ride
Vancouver Stealth are cheered on – both home and away – by members of the Bombshells dance team. (Dan Brodie Photography)

VIDEO: Dancers trying out as Stealth gear up for new 2018 season

The Bombshells, a dance team with the Vancouver Stealth, are holding auditions this month.

Vancouver Stealth are cheered on – both home and away – by members of the Bombshells dance team. (Dan Brodie Photography)
New Langley parents group stands against discrimination, intolerance

New Langley parents group stands against discrimination, intolerance

A new group supports initiatives aimed at fostering understanding and kindness in Langley schools.

New Langley parents group stands against discrimination, intolerance
Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook were in Langley this past weekend for the World Cup at Thunderbird Show Park. (Facebook)

Big Bang actress fakes upset with beau’s ‘infidelity’ while in Langley

Kaley Cuoco, who plays Penny, came to watch boyfriend Karl Cook compete in World Cup at tbird.

Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook were in Langley this past weekend for the World Cup at Thunderbird Show Park. (Facebook)
VIDEO: Langley’s Dallas Smith earns chart topping status

VIDEO: Langley’s Dallas Smith earns chart topping status

The country singer is feeling the love after breaking another record in the Canadian music industry.

VIDEO: Langley’s Dallas Smith earns chart topping status
UPDATE WITH VIDEO/PHOTOS: Torched Langley body confirmed to be that of a woman

UPDATE WITH VIDEO/PHOTOS: Torched Langley body confirmed to be that of a woman

It was a female found dead when firefighters attended a grass fire next to the university Saturday.

UPDATE WITH VIDEO/PHOTOS: Torched Langley body confirmed to be that of a woman
Pilot Al French did a pre-flight check Saturday on one of the Sopwith Pup replica planes “Betty/Phyllis” that was taken to France for the Vimy Ridge 100th anniversary earlier this year. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

New digs in the offing for Langley’s flight museum

A plan is in the works for a new, much larger facility to accommodate old planes and paraphernalia.

Pilot Al French did a pre-flight check Saturday on one of the Sopwith Pup replica planes “Betty/Phyllis” that was taken to France for the Vimy Ridge 100th anniversary earlier this year. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
A small delegation of animal lovers from Langley made their way up to Kamloops late last week with loads of local donations. They also donated time to help out some of displaced animals in care. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Wildfires alert locals to need for an disaster plan for Langley animals

Shelter staff were moved by the kindness of wildfire relief donors and volunteers in Kamloops.

A small delegation of animal lovers from Langley made their way up to Kamloops late last week with loads of local donations. They also donated time to help out some of displaced animals in care. (Special to the Langley Advance)