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Cheryl Roberts said she was having to consider putting down her cat, Burley, because she can’t afford his dental surgery. (Cheryl Roberts photo)

UPDATE: COVID impact on Lower Mainland woman’s finances puts her kitty’s future in jeopardy

Public donates enough to allow Burley the cat to have dental surgery

  • Feb 26, 2021
Cheryl Roberts said she was having to consider putting down her cat, Burley, because she can’t afford his dental surgery. (Cheryl Roberts photo)
Angie Quaale owns Well Seasoned, a gourmet food store and catering business. She’s has three requests in recent days to cater gatherings of at least 18 people. Gatherings violate Public Health Orders. (Jeff Vinnick Images}

Langley caterer sounds alarm after rejecting 3 requests for large events

Business asked to quote for baptism, Super Bowl party and third event, all for at least 18 people

Angie Quaale owns Well Seasoned, a gourmet food store and catering business. She’s has three requests in recent days to cater gatherings of at least 18 people. Gatherings violate Public Health Orders. (Jeff Vinnick Images}
The family of Michael Taylor is fundraising to help pay for medical expenses and bring his body home from Bali where he became gravely ill over Christmas 2020. (GoFundMe campaign)

Langley family’s crowdsourcing medical fundraiser turns into burial plea

Michael Taylor fell ill Dec. 22 and died Christmas Day in Bali. His parents want to bring him home

  • Dec 29, 2020
The family of Michael Taylor is fundraising to help pay for medical expenses and bring his body home from Bali where he became gravely ill over Christmas 2020. (GoFundMe campaign)
The Edmilao family, including Apollo and his younger brother, Francis, moved to Canada in the 1970s. (Edmilao family/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Code Name: Big Red – B.C. soldier with NORAD helps Santa get around the globe safely

The annual NORAD Tracks Santa program features a soldier who grew up in Langley

The Edmilao family, including Apollo and his younger brother, Francis, moved to Canada in the 1970s. (Edmilao family/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The online poster for Joel Goddard, who left his Willoughby home Nov. 10, 2020, has been updated by his family and friends who received word that he’s been found.

Langley man missing since Nov. 10 found alive and safe in Abbotsford

Family of the Willoughby area man had been searching for days. Police find him at Abbotsford Airport

The online poster for Joel Goddard, who left his Willoughby home Nov. 10, 2020, has been updated by his family and friends who received word that he’s been found.
Keith McCambridge will be joining the Vancouver Giants as associate coach. (Vancouver Giants photo)

Vancouver Giants bringing in new associate coach from Manitoba

Keith McCambridge replaces Jamie Heward who was with the club two seasons

  • Nov 13, 2020
Keith McCambridge will be joining the Vancouver Giants as associate coach. (Vancouver Giants photo)
GM has issued a voluntary recall of Chevy Bolt electric vehicles with batteries made in Korea. Owners can check their VIN to see if their vehicle is part of the recall. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

Chevy Bolts recalled over vehicle fires in U.S.

The recall impacts more than 68,000 vehicles with batteries from a Korean factory

GM has issued a voluntary recall of Chevy Bolt electric vehicles with batteries made in Korea. Owners can check their VIN to see if their vehicle is part of the recall. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
The Langley RCMP executed a warrant on a Willoughby home Oct. 30 and seized about $20,000 in merchandise. (Langley RCMP)

Lower Mainland RCMP seize more than 100 high-end household goods worth $20,000

Fraudulent credit cards were used for curbside pickups at various Langley businesses

  • Nov 5, 2020
The Langley RCMP executed a warrant on a Willoughby home Oct. 30 and seized about $20,000 in merchandise. (Langley RCMP)
The B.C. Teacher Regulation Branch has issued a decision about the actions of an elementary school teacher in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley elementary teacher suspended for grabbing, shoving, yelling at kids

Roxann Rojas will lose her legal authority to teach for two weeks from Oct. 25 to Nov. 7, 2020

  • Oct 28, 2020
The B.C. Teacher Regulation Branch has issued a decision about the actions of an elementary school teacher in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
The RCMP photo shows cannabis that was seized as part of the E-Prominent investigation. (RCMP)

Four Langley and Surrey men charged in 2019 pot export case

Warrants were executed on properties in Surrey, Langley and Delta in June and August 2019

  • Oct 27, 2020
The RCMP photo shows cannabis that was seized as part of the E-Prominent investigation. (RCMP)
Police investigated a June 9, 2017, shooting in Willowbrook and now one of the men charged has pleaded guilty. (Langley Advance Times file)

Plea deal results in guilty plea in fatal Langley shooting in 2017

First degree murder charge amended to conspiracy to commit murder

Police investigated a June 9, 2017, shooting in Willowbrook and now one of the men charged has pleaded guilty. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek hosted the first Winter Wonderland event at the Cascades Casino and Resort on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s top cop reassigned amid charity gala questions

Overtime concerns raised in connection to RCMP attendance at Langely City mayor’s gala

  • Sep 1, 2020
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek hosted the first Winter Wonderland event at the Cascades Casino and Resort on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)
Dr. Bonnie Henry inspired B.C. teen’s winning face mask design

Dr. Bonnie Henry inspired B.C. teen’s winning face mask design

The Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation held a mask design contest, and two winners were selected

Dr. Bonnie Henry inspired B.C. teen’s winning face mask design
Bikers hit Fraser Valley roads this coming Saturday with anti-bullying message

Bikers hit Fraser Valley roads this coming Saturday with anti-bullying message

Riders will go from Langley, north along the Fraser River to Abbotsford and back through Aldergrove.

Bikers hit Fraser Valley roads this coming Saturday with anti-bullying message
Group publisher Lisa Farquharson has overseen the launch of Today’s Home a new online platform from Black Press Media. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

Black Press Media’s new real estate platform helps you Find. Love. Live. that new home

New web portal launches for Langley and Abbotsford but watch for it to expand in the coming months

Group publisher Lisa Farquharson has overseen the launch of Today’s Home a new online platform from Black Press Media. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
The new local hospice residence is under construction and expected to be done next summer. (B.C. Ministry of Health graphic)

Construction underway on Langley’s new hospice residence

The new 15-bed facility is slated for completion in summer 2021

The new local hospice residence is under construction and expected to be done next summer. (B.C. Ministry of Health graphic)
Dyako Ebrahimian has announced a memorial service for his daughter, Medea, on Saturday. (Ebrahimian Facebook photo)

Memorial set for one of three found dead at Langley house fire

Father wants the community to know the “amazing” person who’s been lost

Dyako Ebrahimian has announced a memorial service for his daughter, Medea, on Saturday. (Ebrahimian Facebook photo)
A brother and sister, both weighing nine pounds, were brought into the Critter Care Wildlife Society rehabilitation centre recently. (Critter Care photo)

VIDEO: Bear cub brother and sister boost Langley wildlife centre population

The rehabilitation centre has taken in more than 1,100 animals so far in 2020

A brother and sister, both weighing nine pounds, were brought into the Critter Care Wildlife Society rehabilitation centre recently. (Critter Care photo)
The Scamp Industries Ltd. website shows several awards the company displays.

Aldergrove fuel firm fined $200,000 over federal gas tank regulations

The company entered a guilty plea for five counts under federal law

  • Jun 12, 2020
The Scamp Industries Ltd. website shows several awards the company displays.
Langley RCMP are investigating a shooting at a shopping centre in the 6300 block of 200th Street. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Apparent shooting near Chuck E. Cheese in Lower Mainland leaves man in ‘grave condition’

Police were called Friday evening to a complex in Langley and say the shooting is targeted

Langley RCMP are investigating a shooting at a shopping centre in the 6300 block of 200th Street. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to the Langley Advance Times)