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LIVE VIDEO: Defect puts Langley shelter puppy’s life in limbo

LIVE VIDEO: Defect puts Langley shelter puppy’s life in limbo

Influx of puppies born in care came as a surprise for the team at the Patti Dale Animal Shelter.

LIVE VIDEO: Defect puts Langley shelter puppy’s life in limbo
Members of the Star Wars fan-based cosplay group, 501st Legion – Vader’s Fist, were part of a fundraising event at Toy Traders this weekend. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Vader Santa stop in Langley raises big coin for theatre kids

WIN: People can still enter for two tickets to the upcoming premiere of the latest Star Wars movie.

Members of the Star Wars fan-based cosplay group, 501st Legion – Vader’s Fist, were part of a fundraising event at Toy Traders this weekend. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Single mother April Davie picked up her new, free car – a 2002 Accura – from the Church in the Valley in Langley Wednesday afternoon, thanks to the church’s Cars for Moms program. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Gifted car takes away fear for strapped single mom

More sound vehicles are needed for the Langley-based Cars for Moms program run by Church in the Valley.

Single mother April Davie picked up her new, free car – a 2002 Accura – from the Church in the Valley in Langley Wednesday afternoon, thanks to the church’s Cars for Moms program. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
VIDEO: Greenhouse hosts ‘biggest’ Christmas party Langley has ever seen

VIDEO: Greenhouse hosts ‘biggest’ Christmas party Langley has ever seen

Crowds of adults and children alike were impressed with the light displays and more offered at Glow.

VIDEO: Greenhouse hosts ‘biggest’ Christmas party Langley has ever seen
Organizers hoped Saturday’s Long-table Gala would raised $50,000. That goal was shattered. It raised more than $60,000. (Angela Ruscheinski/Blush Photography)

Sold-out crowd rocked Langley twin’s greenhouse charity gala

Volunteers credited with making party profitable for sick kids at Canuck Place.

Organizers hoped Saturday’s Long-table Gala would raised $50,000. That goal was shattered. It raised more than $60,000. (Angela Ruscheinski/Blush Photography)
A rustic shed was set up for Santa at Potters Nursery, where people could bring their family or pets and have pictures taken with the jolly ol’ elf. All proceeds to the Canuck Place children’s hospice in Abbotsford. (Angela Ruscheinski/Blush Photography)

‘Pupular’ photo session by Langley boys increasingly profitable for Canuck Place

Chris and Jamie Ruscheinski held the second annual RAD Santa event, raising $4,500 for kids hospice.

A rustic shed was set up for Santa at Potters Nursery, where people could bring their family or pets and have pictures taken with the jolly ol’ elf. All proceeds to the Canuck Place children’s hospice in Abbotsford. (Angela Ruscheinski/Blush Photography)
The second annual long-table gala sold out in only four hours. It’s being held this Saturday, Nov. 18 at Potters. (Blush Photography)

Langley twins bring back RAD Santa and long-table gala

A pair of Langley brothers return with their Christmas-theme fundraisers for Canuck Place children.

The second annual long-table gala sold out in only four hours. It’s being held this Saturday, Nov. 18 at Potters. (Blush Photography)
David Thompson (left) commissioned fellow Murrayville resident and friend Bryan Coombes to paint a rendering of the Queenie Lancaster, a Second World War aircraft that his late father flew. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Langley lawyer marvels at painting depicting his father in legendary wartime aircraft

David Thompson asked artist Bryan Coombes to paint a tribute to his late father, a bomber pilot.

David Thompson (left) commissioned fellow Murrayville resident and friend Bryan Coombes to paint a rendering of the Queenie Lancaster, a Second World War aircraft that his late father flew. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
VIDEO: Alcohol suspected in downtown Langley rollover

VIDEO: Alcohol suspected in downtown Langley rollover

Police have the road closed at 54th Avenue and 203rd Street following a crash Friday evening.

VIDEO: Alcohol suspected in downtown Langley rollover
Elfie Ringrose has been donating her time to the Greater Vancouver Zoo for a decade now, racking up close to 1,500 volunteer hours in that time. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Volunteer from Langley’s zoo earns national accolades

Devotion to wildlife earns an Abbotsford woman local and now national recognition.

Elfie Ringrose has been donating her time to the Greater Vancouver Zoo for a decade now, racking up close to 1,500 volunteer hours in that time. (Special to the Langley Advance)
UPDATED: Gunfire erupts in quiet Langley neighbourhood

UPDATED: Gunfire erupts in quiet Langley neighbourhood

Police have 79A Avenue cordoned off after reports of shots just before 5 a.m.

UPDATED: Gunfire erupts in quiet Langley neighbourhood
This helium football balloon and note was found in Woodland Park in the Langley Meadows area of Langley.

Airborne note from little boy misses grandpa, lands in Langley park

A helium football balloon and hand-scribbled letter leave Langley man wondering of its origin.

This helium football balloon and note was found in Woodland Park in the Langley Meadows area of Langley.
UPDATE: Freeway through Langley reopened after morning crash

UPDATE: Freeway through Langley reopened after morning crash

A five-vehicle crash westbound on the Trans-Canada, near 208th Street, shut down traffic for hours.

UPDATE: Freeway through Langley reopened after morning crash
Langley Mountie Rochelle Carr was found playing with the goats during a visit to Mann Farms in her hometown of Abbotsford on Tuesday. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Day 6: Langley officer takes time from cycling to play on the farm

Voluntary loss of body hair by teachers at MEI translated to $12,000-plus for Cops for Cancer.

Langley Mountie Rochelle Carr was found playing with the goats during a visit to Mann Farms in her hometown of Abbotsford on Tuesday. (Special to the Langley Advance)
VIDEO: Day 5: ‘Brave’ young girls cut off locks to aid Cops for Cancer

VIDEO: Day 5: ‘Brave’ young girls cut off locks to aid Cops for Cancer

The Tour de Valley team, including a Langley Mountie, visited nine schools in Chilliwack in one day.

VIDEO: Day 5: ‘Brave’ young girls cut off locks to aid Cops for Cancer
A party was held on the street to celebrate young Carter, and his battle with cancer. He’s a junior team member with Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley, and the officers joined family and friends for a party outside of his home in Chilliwack. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Day 3: Langley Mountie recounts day of pedalling and tears

Langley RCMP Const. Rochelle Carr is one of 23 officers participating in Cops for Cancer.

A party was held on the street to celebrate young Carter, and his battle with cancer. He’s a junior team member with Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley, and the officers joined family and friends for a party outside of his home in Chilliwack. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Langley RCMP Const. Rochelle Carr is one of the riders in this year’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley, running Sept. 21 to 29. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Day 2: Sick kids motivate Langley Mountie to ride through the pain

Kindergarten students in White Rock make personalized signs for each of the Cops for Cancer riders.

Langley RCMP Const. Rochelle Carr is one of the riders in this year’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley, running Sept. 21 to 29. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Langley Mountie saddles up for 750-km, nine-day fundraising bike ride

Langley Mountie saddles up for 750-km, nine-day fundraising bike ride

Const. Rochelle Carr and 22 other law enforcement personnel leave Thursday on the Tour de Valley.

Langley Mountie saddles up for 750-km, nine-day fundraising bike ride
Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook were in Langley this past weekend for the World Cup at Thunderbird Show Park. (Facebook)

Big Bang actress fakes upset with beau’s ‘infidelity’ while in Langley

Kaley Cuoco, who plays Penny, came to watch boyfriend Karl Cook compete in World Cup at tbird.

Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook were in Langley this past weekend for the World Cup at Thunderbird Show Park. (Facebook)
Todd Richard helped initiate the BCCMA #BCStrong fire relief concert happening Thursday night at Gabby’s in Langley. (Special to the Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Plea goes out for Thursday’s fire relief concert in Langley

A group of B.C. country musicians are pulling together to help fire victims.

Todd Richard helped initiate the BCCMA #BCStrong fire relief concert happening Thursday night at Gabby’s in Langley. (Special to the Langley Advance)