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Thirty-six year old Christopher Roy’s body was discovered in a burned our vehicle in Langley on July 21, 2021. Homicide detectives said he was known to police and the incident was targeted. (IHIT)

Detectives identify Langley murder victim with link to Lower Mainland gang conflict

Christopher Roy’s body was found in a burned out vehicle on July 20

Thirty-six year old Christopher Roy’s body was discovered in a burned our vehicle in Langley on July 21, 2021. Homicide detectives said he was known to police and the incident was targeted. (IHIT)
First responders are on scene of an emergency westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway at Bradner Road in Abbotsford, Monday, July 19, 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
First responders are on scene of an emergency westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway at Bradner Road in Abbotsford, Monday, July 19, 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Around 10 a.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 officers received a report of a man who had barricaded himself inside a house in the 22100 block area of Lougheed Highway. As a precaution police had 222nd Street at Lougheed Highway closed in both directions. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)

No arrests, injuries in Maple Ridge police incident

222nd Street at Lougheed Highway was blocked in both directions

Around 10 a.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 officers received a report of a man who had barricaded himself inside a house in the 22100 block area of Lougheed Highway. As a precaution police had 222nd Street at Lougheed Highway closed in both directions. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)
Trans Canada Highway at 264th Street in Langley, looking east around 7:30 a.m. on July 8, 2021. (Drive BC)

UPDATE: Stalled vehicle westbound in Langley on Highway 1 clear

Incident was first reported around 7:30 a.m.

Trans Canada Highway at 264th Street in Langley, looking east around 7:30 a.m. on July 8, 2021. (Drive BC)
A tree has reported fallen across 16 Avenue this morning, blocking traffic in both directions.

UPDATE: Incident on Highway 1 westbound in Langley cleared

Commuters should expect congestion as traffic clears

A tree has reported fallen across 16 Avenue this morning, blocking traffic in both directions.
28-year-old Ellis Grohs, who is diagnosed with epilepsy and a mental health disorder has been without his medication since around 9:30 a.m, Monday, June 28, 2021. (Special to The Advance Times)

Langley mother asks public to help search for missing son

28-year-old Ellis Grohs was last seen Monday morning at 203rd Street and 50th Avenue

28-year-old Ellis Grohs, who is diagnosed with epilepsy and a mental health disorder has been without his medication since around 9:30 a.m, Monday, June 28, 2021. (Special to The Advance Times)
Fire consumed a condo development project under construction at 208th Street and 80th Avenue Monday night, April 19. Many spectators shared their images. (Daniel Gerstner/Instagram: @gerstner/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Creek impacted by ‘millions of litres’ of chlorinated water used to fight B.C. condo fire

Local watershed group concerned about harm to creek and wants better protocols in place

Fire consumed a condo development project under construction at 208th Street and 80th Avenue Monday night, April 19. Many spectators shared their images. (Daniel Gerstner/Instagram: @gerstner/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Highway 1 at 264th Street in Langley, looking west at 7 a.m. on Friday, June 4, 2021. (Drive BC)
Highway 1 at 264th Street in Langley, looking west at 7 a.m. on Friday, June 4, 2021. (Drive BC)
A map of the Trans Canada Highway between 264th Street in Langley to Whatcom Road in Abbotsford. (B.C. government)
A map of the Trans Canada Highway between 264th Street in Langley to Whatcom Road in Abbotsford. (B.C. government)
A vehicle fire at 248th Street in Langley on Tuesday, June 1, 2020 is causing a significant delays eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway. (Drive BC)

TRAFFIC: Vehicle fire blocking Highway 1 eastbound lanes in Langley

The left lane has re-opened to traffic, two others remain closed

A vehicle fire at 248th Street in Langley on Tuesday, June 1, 2020 is causing a significant delays eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway. (Drive BC)
Ridge Meadows RCMP were called to assist Canada Pacific Rail on Wednesday night, May 19, 2021 after a collision between a car and a train. The incident was reported around 8 p.m. near the 203rd Street and Maple Crescent intersection. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP were called to assist Canada Pacific Rail on Wednesday night, May 19, 2021 after a collision between a car and a train. The incident was reported around 8 p.m. near the 203rd Street and Maple Crescent intersection. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)
Trans-Canada Highway westbound of Abbotsford near Bradner Road, looking west. (Drive BC)
Trans-Canada Highway westbound of Abbotsford near Bradner Road, looking west. (Drive BC)
The Northern Spotted Owl Breeding Program welcomed a new chick in April 2021 after it was artificially incubated for 32 days while still in its egg, hand raised for a week and then returned to owl foster parents Sedin and Amore. Chick B is now settling in at the family nest, which the public can view live online. (Jasmine McCulligh/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Baby owl welcomed at Langley’s Northern Spotted Owl breeding site

Facility has launched an Adopt-a-Chick fundraiser to help with expenses

The Northern Spotted Owl Breeding Program welcomed a new chick in April 2021 after it was artificially incubated for 32 days while still in its egg, hand raised for a week and then returned to owl foster parents Sedin and Amore. Chick B is now settling in at the family nest, which the public can view live online. (Jasmine McCulligh/Special to Langley Advance Times)
RCMP are in the 18800-block of 122nd Avenue in Pitt Meadows Monday morning (April 26, 2021) as they investigate an overnight shooting that targeted the wrong home. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Wrong home targeted in Pitt Meadows shooting

Mounties received a call around 2:45 a.m.

RCMP are in the 18800-block of 122nd Avenue in Pitt Meadows Monday morning (April 26, 2021) as they investigate an overnight shooting that targeted the wrong home. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Firefighters carry equipment from the scene of Monday’s Willoughby fire. The April 19, 2021 blaze turned the Alexander Square development at the corner of 208th Street and 80th Avenue to rubble. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Fire: The aftermath of the inferno

The scene remains active as investigators work to determine a cause

Firefighters carry equipment from the scene of Monday’s Willoughby fire. The April 19, 2021 blaze turned the Alexander Square development at the corner of 208th Street and 80th Avenue to rubble. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fire consumed a condo development project under construction at 208th Street and 80th Avenue Monday night. Many spectators shared their images. (Daniel Gerstner/Instagram: @gerstner/Special to Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: Elementary school closed as Langley deals with aftermath of massive condo fire

Firefighters remained on scene at 208th Street and 80th Avenue for much of Tuesday night

Fire consumed a condo development project under construction at 208th Street and 80th Avenue Monday night. Many spectators shared their images. (Daniel Gerstner/Instagram: @gerstner/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Eight-year-old Piper and her family were raising money to help Guinevere, the bearded dragon, get a gynecological surgery. Sadly, the reptile didn’t survive the procedure. (Jackee Sullivan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills

Guinevere, a pet bearded dragon, underwent an ovariectomy on Tuesday

Eight-year-old Piper and her family were raising money to help Guinevere, the bearded dragon, get a gynecological surgery. Sadly, the reptile didn’t survive the procedure. (Jackee Sullivan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Guinevere, lovingly referred to by Jackee Sullivan and her family as Gwenny, is in need of a gynecological surgery. The family is raising money to help offset the cost of the procedure. (Jackee Sullivan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley lizard’s owners raise funds for gynecological surgery

The young reptile is scheduled for operation on Tuesday

Guinevere, lovingly referred to by Jackee Sullivan and her family as Gwenny, is in need of a gynecological surgery. The family is raising money to help offset the cost of the procedure. (Jackee Sullivan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley prize home located at<tcxspan tcxhref="tel:2177244" title="Call 21772 44 with 3CX Click to Call"> 21772 44 </tcxspan>Ave. in Murrayville. One of nine grand prize packages in the 2021 Hometown Heroes lottery. (Hometown Heroes)

PHOTOS: A look inside B.C.’s latest prize home worth $2.6-million

Proceeds benefit VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation Burn Fund

Langley prize home located at<tcxspan tcxhref="tel:2177244" title="Call 21772 44 with 3CX Click to Call"> 21772 44 </tcxspan>Ave. in Murrayville. One of nine grand prize packages in the 2021 Hometown Heroes lottery. (Hometown Heroes)
Maple Ridge firefighters were called to a house fire in the 11900 block of Stephens Street on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 around 9 p.m., where they discovered a woman and her dog deceased in the home. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge firefighters were called to a house fire in the 11900 block of Stephens Street on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 around 9 p.m., where they discovered a woman and her dog deceased in the home. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to The News)