Dikes protecting Abbotsford along the Vedder and Fraser River need to be raised and stabilized. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

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The latest on mobility pricing, thieves target a farmer’s market, and more

1. Drivers could pay $8 per day to help cut gridlock under new plan

Mobility pricing report outlines two existing models to cut Metro Vancouver congestion by 20-25%. See more >

2. Province has been missing in action on flood protection, experts say

B.C.’s former flood safety chief and others share their views in the final instalment in the Abbotsford News’ three-part series on the flood dangers posed to the Fraser Valley. See more >

3. Thieves steal $2,200 in supplies from Langley Community Farmers’ Market

Two people took off on bicycles with tents, flags and table coverings. See more >

4. Overdose crisis is ‘hitting good kids’

Organizers of White Rock event say conversation around substance use needs to change. See more >

5. Langley uke man marvels amid Royal wedding merriment

Peter and Sandy Luongo were in London Saturday for the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. See more >

Peter and Sandy Luongo swapped stories with a Vancouver-based flight attendant, Cara Bonhage, who with her posse ofthree secured a spot at the front gate to Windsor Castle for Saturday’s Royal wedding. (Cara Bonhage/Special to the Langley Advance)


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