Heather Colpitts

The police were called to a home in the 203oo block of 44th Avenue overnight for a stabbing. (Shane MacKichan photo/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: RCMP hunt for Lower Mainland stabbing suspect

A stabbing incident overnight in Langley left a man with non-life-threatening injuries.

  • Aug 8, 2019
The police were called to a home in the 203oo block of 44th Avenue overnight for a stabbing. (Shane MacKichan photo/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A Feb. 21 letter was sent out through area school districts and says there have been no cases outside of Vancouver but the Fraser Health Authority website says there is a case in its area related to the Vancouver outbreak.

Measles case confirmed within Fraser Health region

One case within Fraser Health is related to the outbreak in three Vancouver schools.

A Feb. 21 letter was sent out through area school districts and says there have been no cases outside of Vancouver but the Fraser Health Authority website says there is a case in its area related to the Vancouver outbreak.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

HBC shuttering Home Outfitters across Canada

North America’s oldest retailer is revamping its various stores to improve profitability

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
Suzie Bailey was profiled in 2009 for her volunteer efforts that included collecting cans and bottles to raise money for the Langley Christmas Bureau. (Langley Advance files)

Langley woman’s caregivers pen unflinching book about her struggles

The authors and the woman they care for will be at an Abbotsford book signing on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Suzie Bailey was profiled in 2009 for her volunteer efforts that included collecting cans and bottles to raise money for the Langley Christmas Bureau. (Langley Advance files)
Langley airpark staff offered training after incident with boy’s therapy dog

Langley airpark staff offered training after incident with boy’s therapy dog

A guide dog training organization reached out to a business after a service dog incident.

  • Jan 10, 2019
Langley airpark staff offered training after incident with boy’s therapy dog
A Maple Ridge woman is critical of a Langley business for refusing to allow her 11-year-old brother’s certified service dog inside. (Danica Dutt Facebook posting)

VIDEO: Boy’s service dog bounced from B.C. trampoline park

A Maple Ridge woman says her brother’s certified service dog was refused entry. She took to social media.

A Maple Ridge woman is critical of a Langley business for refusing to allow her 11-year-old brother’s certified service dog inside. (Danica Dutt Facebook posting)
Langley City has had to replace Christmas lights in the downtown more than once this holiday season due to vandalism. Geoff Mallory, the City’s manager of parks, said the lights in front of the Douglas Recreation Centre and in the area of Glover Road have been targetted. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press)

VIDEO: Small B.C. city staff work to thwart Christmas light vandals

Langley City has seen its Christmas lights cut multiple times in the downtown core in recent weeks.

  • Nov 30, 2018
Langley City has had to replace Christmas lights in the downtown more than once this holiday season due to vandalism. Geoff Mallory, the City’s manager of parks, said the lights in front of the Douglas Recreation Centre and in the area of Glover Road have been targetted. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press)
A note signed by a family was found on the windshield of veteran Lloyd Reynard. (Photo provided)

Touching note left on Lower Mainland veteran’s windshield

A veteran is hoping the writers of a note know how much he was touched by their kind words.

  • Nov 12, 2018
A note signed by a family was found on the windshield of veteran Lloyd Reynard. (Photo provided)
Heavily armed police were at a home in the 7300 block of 202A Street on Wednesday afternoon. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

Police raid Langley home in search for ‘extremely violent’ murder suspect

Several law enforcement agencies were at a Willoughby home, hunting for a man charged with murder.

Heavily armed police were at a home in the 7300 block of 202A Street on Wednesday afternoon. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Community members such as Zosia Ettenburg took part in the butterfly release. Her insect spent a great deal of time in its box and then on her finger as it warmed up in preparation to fly. She took part in memory of her late husband, Mel. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Nature comes through in time for Lower Mainland seniors home butterfly release

The sun poked through Thursday afternoon, warming up the air for an annual fundraiser.

Community members such as Zosia Ettenburg took part in the butterfly release. Her insect spent a great deal of time in its box and then on her finger as it warmed up in preparation to fly. She took part in memory of her late husband, Mel. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Eric Brown grew up in Langley and still returns to stay with his mom in South Langley. Day to day, he runs his scuba diving shop in Thailand and took part in the rescue of a Thai soccer team and their coach. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

B.C. diver at Thai cave rescue won’t speculate on which actor should play him in movie

Eric Brown said most rescue dives he’s been involved with were to recovery bodies.

  • Aug 9, 2018
Eric Brown grew up in Langley and still returns to stay with his mom in South Langley. Day to day, he runs his scuba diving shop in Thailand and took part in the rescue of a Thai soccer team and their coach. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Kevin LeClair’s truck, with a window shattered by bullets, outside the Walnut Grove IGA on Feb. 6, 2009. (Langley Advance files)

Ontario man arrested in 2009 gangland murder in B.C. mall parking lot

Kevin LeClair’s shooting in Langley was part of the fight between the Red Scorpions and the UN Gang.

Kevin LeClair’s truck, with a window shattered by bullets, outside the Walnut Grove IGA on Feb. 6, 2009. (Langley Advance files)
Erik Brown and other expert divers and people involved in the Thai cave rescue paused for a photo. (Erik Brown Facebook page)

Thai cave rescue diver has B.C. ties

Erik Brown spent nine days in Thailand as one of the expert divers involved in the rescue.

  • Jul 10, 2018
Erik Brown and other expert divers and people involved in the Thai cave rescue paused for a photo. (Erik Brown Facebook page)
Dave Jensen and Surrey’s Cody Greffard say they oppose SOGI because it infringes on parents rights and was brought in with no public input. They spend time talking to pro-SOGI people at the rally before Tuesday’s school board meeting in Langley. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Pro and anti SOGI advocates protest outside Langley School Board office

Police were on hand but did not intervene except to ask both sides to keep the sidewalks clear.

  • Jun 19, 2018
Dave Jensen and Surrey’s Cody Greffard say they oppose SOGI because it infringes on parents rights and was brought in with no public input. They spend time talking to pro-SOGI people at the rally before Tuesday’s school board meeting in Langley. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Walnut Grove’s Paul Chung continues to struggle since becoming ill last year and is now in need of a kidney transplant. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Young Langley man’s life revolves around dialysis

A rare disease damaged and scarred Paul’s kidneys.

Walnut Grove’s Paul Chung continues to struggle since becoming ill last year and is now in need of a kidney transplant. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
The Fraser Valley Fusion 2006 rep A team won all eight of their games at a White Rock tournament on the Victoria Day long weekend. (Fusion photo)

Langley rep fastpitch squad goes 8-0 in White Rock tourney

The Fraser Valley Fusion 2006 rep A team took top honours in the Pride and Power Tournament.

The Fraser Valley Fusion 2006 rep A team won all eight of their games at a White Rock tournament on the Victoria Day long weekend. (Fusion photo)
At the 2017 Walk in the Spirit of Reconciliation, elder Josette Dandurand spoke to the crowd before everyone started the journey. (Langley Advance files)

Reconciliation walk starts in Fort Langley and ends in Mission

The walk is divided up over three days and centres on people making personal connections.

At the 2017 Walk in the Spirit of Reconciliation, elder Josette Dandurand spoke to the crowd before everyone started the journey. (Langley Advance files)
Samantha and Sabrina Soler received their Canadian citizenship along with their parents on May 15. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Fifty Lower Mainland residents sworn in as new Canadians at Langley high school

A special citizenship ceremony was held to give high school students a civics lesson.

Samantha and Sabrina Soler received their Canadian citizenship along with their parents on May 15. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
VIDEO: Fatal shooting at gas station ambush in Langley

VIDEO: Fatal shooting at gas station ambush in Langley

Soon after a shooting, fire crews put out a truck fire on the Surrey/Langley border

VIDEO: Fatal shooting at gas station ambush in Langley
Girls and women get a chance to be on naval vessels during Operation: This is You!, one of the programs of the Achieve Anything Foundation. (Coralie Nairn photo)

Woman’s foundation gets B.C. boost to help girls and women

The Achieve Anything Foundation offers programs to spotlight careers in science and tech fields.

Girls and women get a chance to be on naval vessels during Operation: This is You!, one of the programs of the Achieve Anything Foundation. (Coralie Nairn photo)