Heather Colpitts

Sadie, a 13-year-old dog, got to say goodbye to her human, Andy Beaulieu, at his funeral late last year. Since the photo was posted online, it’s gone viral, with people reacting to the touching scene. (Elements Cremation and Pre-planning & Burial Facebook posting)

Touching photo of dog at Langley funeral goes viral

People from around the world have seen the image of Sadie saying goodbye to her best friend, Andy.

Sadie, a 13-year-old dog, got to say goodbye to her human, Andy Beaulieu, at his funeral late last year. Since the photo was posted online, it’s gone viral, with people reacting to the touching scene. (Elements Cremation and Pre-planning & Burial Facebook posting)
Katie Caines, Laura MacDonald, Wendy Potter, (back row) Zach Dahl, Shawna Urban, Kim Haber, and Jeremy Lyndon are ACSS students who went on to work at the school. (ACSS photo)

Langley school milestone: Life after mullets and math class

Some Aldergrove high school grads are back teaching at ACSS which celebrates its 60th anniversary.

Katie Caines, Laura MacDonald, Wendy Potter, (back row) Zach Dahl, Shawna Urban, Kim Haber, and Jeremy Lyndon are ACSS students who went on to work at the school. (ACSS photo)
B.C. families started a campaign to have Canadian kids wear their hockey jerseys to school on April 12 as a show of support for the Humboldt Broncos. It has now changed to a call for everyone to wear a sports jersey that day. From Facebook

B.C. hockey moms’ jersey campaign supports Broncos

Organizers are asking people to wear any sports jersey on Thursday, April 12.

B.C. families started a campaign to have Canadian kids wear their hockey jerseys to school on April 12 as a show of support for the Humboldt Broncos. It has now changed to a call for everyone to wear a sports jersey that day. From Facebook
(Canada Revenue Agency graphic)

Elderly woman in Langley and another in West Vancouver targetted in financial scams

Police were not able to identify the scammers but prevented the women from losing any money.

  • Apr 7, 2018
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Abigail the goat is doing better since being taken in by the Happy Herd farm animal sactuary. (Happy Herd photo)

Abigail the goat is getting used to the hustle and bustle of a Lower Mainland animal sanctuary

The goat now lives on a Langley farm with cows, chickens, pigs, dogs, and other goats.

  • Mar 26, 2018
Abigail the goat is doing better since being taken in by the Happy Herd farm animal sactuary. (Happy Herd photo)
Langley City hits up province for share of pot revenue

Langley City hits up province for share of pot revenue

The province says it understands municipalities will face extra costs when marijuana is legalized.

Langley City hits up province for share of pot revenue
(Left to right seated) Sylvie Kostyshin, Heena Rai, Kierra Lopes, Ishaan Grewal, (back row) Seepi Hanson and Abigayle Dalgliesh went through the stations of the Try On A Disability interactive display at James Hill Elementary on March 2. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Program let students try on a disability

Any group interesting in hosting Try On A Disability can contact the Langley Pos-Abilities Society.

(Left to right seated) Sylvie Kostyshin, Heena Rai, Kierra Lopes, Ishaan Grewal, (back row) Seepi Hanson and Abigayle Dalgliesh went through the stations of the Try On A Disability interactive display at James Hill Elementary on March 2. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Paul Chung developed aHUS and now requires a drug that costs $750,000 annually. (GoFundMe webpage)

Grieving mom selling signed Handmaid’s Tale to help sick friend of her late son

Feb. 28 is Paul Chung’s last treatment of a life-saving drug and he’s terrified what the future holds.

Paul Chung developed aHUS and now requires a drug that costs $750,000 annually. (GoFundMe webpage)
Kevin Kim, a student at Walnut Grove Secondary, is in Korea for the Olympics, creating a video for an international company sponsoring the Games. (Kevin Kim photo)

From Langley to PyeongChang: Local student is at the Olympics

Walnut Grove Secondary student Kevin Kim is at the Winter Games to create a multimedia project.

Kevin Kim, a student at Walnut Grove Secondary, is in Korea for the Olympics, creating a video for an international company sponsoring the Games. (Kevin Kim photo)
Tamara Jensen emceed a meeting Feb. 10 about Fraser Health imposing medical assistance in dying (MAiD) on hospice and palliative care facilities. The panel included MP Mark Warawa, MLA Mary Polak, Delta Hospice’s Janice Strukoff, and Mike Krabbendam of Langley’s Manoah Manor. (Warawa Facebook page grab)

WATCH: Politicians call on public to oppose Fraser Health making hospices offer euthanasia

The Association for Reformed Political Action meeting was about medical assistance in dying (MAiD).

Tamara Jensen emceed a meeting Feb. 10 about Fraser Health imposing medical assistance in dying (MAiD) on hospice and palliative care facilities. The panel included MP Mark Warawa, MLA Mary Polak, Delta Hospice’s Janice Strukoff, and Mike Krabbendam of Langley’s Manoah Manor. (Warawa Facebook page grab)
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)
Parents used social media to put out the call for Brookswood Secondary parents to take part in a flash mob on Dec. 1. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Langley parents busted out their best moves for school flash mob

The event Friday afternoon was the boost the spirits of Brookswood Secondary students.

Parents used social media to put out the call for Brookswood Secondary parents to take part in a flash mob on Dec. 1. (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.
Langley and Abbotsford first responders part of Homeland Security mock disaster event

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

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

Langley and Abbotsford first responders part of Homeland Security mock disaster event
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)
Langley’s fibre fans flock to guild sale

Langley’s fibre fans flock to guild sale

The Langley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild annual artisan show and sale funds club activities.

Langley’s fibre fans flock to guild sale
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