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‘I love you – stay away’ says B.C. senior to family this Mother’s Day

‘I love you – stay away’ says B.C. senior to family this Mother’s Day

Retirement community Magnolia Gardens offers tips for a safe Mother’s Day amid COVID-19

‘I love you – stay away’ says B.C. senior to family this Mother’s Day
VIDEO: Langley band entertains senior centre residents with a courtyard serenade

VIDEO: Langley band entertains senior centre residents with a courtyard serenade

Garth and the Guys spread out to perform rockabilly songs to seniors watching from their balconies

VIDEO: Langley band entertains senior centre residents with a courtyard serenade
Canada Post is continuing mail service but eliminating the use of scanners amid COVID-19 pandemic. (Langley Advance Times files)

Canada Post not stopping amid COVID-19, but changes made to package delivery

Signatures no longer requested for any at-door deliveries to eliminate need for scanners

Canada Post is continuing mail service but eliminating the use of scanners amid COVID-19 pandemic. (Langley Advance Times files)
VIDEO: ‘Never give up on your dreams. I never thought it would be, but mine came true’

VIDEO: ‘Never give up on your dreams. I never thought it would be, but mine came true’

Langley senior Ilona Lelkes took to the skies to take photographs thanks to Wish of A Lifetime

VIDEO: ‘Never give up on your dreams. I never thought it would be, but mine came true’
Spanish traveller cycles across Europe and Asia; stops in B.C. for a visit

Spanish traveller cycles across Europe and Asia; stops in B.C. for a visit

Nestor Yuguero has been pedaling across the world since June to spread solidarity

  • Mar 5, 2020
Spanish traveller cycles across Europe and Asia; stops in B.C. for a visit
VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award

VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award

Her 2018 documentary segment Highway Mike uncovers the opioid crisis in Harlem, New York

VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award
Former BC Lion player and Grey Cup winner JR Larose is the Fraser Valley Diversity Award guest speaker this March 12. (Fraser Valley Diversity Awards/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards release nominations

Ceremony takes place on March 12, which includes a dinner, awards program, and a guest speaker.

  • Feb 23, 2020
Former BC Lion player and Grey Cup winner JR Larose is the Fraser Valley Diversity Award guest speaker this March 12. (Fraser Valley Diversity Awards/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Metro Vancouver is encouraging residents to “think thrice” before tossing that ugly blouse, ripped jeans or socks with holes into the garbage. (Metro Vancouver/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Metro Vancouver wants the region to repurpose, donate, or repair used clothing

Textile mending workshops to be held across the Lower Mainland

  • Feb 18, 2020
Metro Vancouver is encouraging residents to “think thrice” before tossing that ugly blouse, ripped jeans or socks with holes into the garbage. (Metro Vancouver/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Robert Bateman grad’s book hitting bookstore shelves

Robert Bateman grad’s book hitting bookstore shelves

Raman Mander’s Little Hugs available in stores everywhere starting Feb. 17

Robert Bateman grad’s book hitting bookstore shelves
A convoy of vehicles leaves Hemlock Valley Road on Feb. 3, 2020, escorted by an Emil Anderson Maintenance vehicle.(Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)

B.C. family recounts escape after landslide strands them on Sasquatch Mountain

Christine Nielsen, her husband and two kids drove up only a couple of hours before the road washout

A convoy of vehicles leaves Hemlock Valley Road on Feb. 3, 2020, escorted by an Emil Anderson Maintenance vehicle.(Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)
VIDEO: Langley woman without a home after houseboat sinks during snowy weather

VIDEO: Langley woman without a home after houseboat sinks during snowy weather

A Go Fund Me page has been set up to help the Grant’s Landing resident replace her possessions

  • Jan 21, 2020
VIDEO: Langley woman without a home after houseboat sinks during snowy weather
VIDEO: Fire closes 16th Avenue between 248th and 256th Streets in South Langley

VIDEO: Fire closes 16th Avenue between 248th and 256th Streets in South Langley

Commuters asked to use an alternate route

  • Jan 21, 2020
VIDEO: Fire closes 16th Avenue between 248th and 256th Streets in South Langley
UPDATE: Burned-out vehicle in Langley residential neighbourhood linked to Burnaby murder

UPDATE: Burned-out vehicle in Langley residential neighbourhood linked to Burnaby murder

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) issues appeal for witnesses

  • Jan 20, 2020
UPDATE: Burned-out vehicle in Langley residential neighbourhood linked to Burnaby murder
Twenty animals in ‘distress’ seized from private animal rescue in Langley

Twenty animals in ‘distress’ seized from private animal rescue in Langley

House in 5500 block of 216th Street has undergone multiple seizures over the past five years

Twenty animals in ‘distress’ seized from private animal rescue in Langley
Kendra Simonetto, principal at James Hill Elementary, sung a cover song from Moana to convey to her students that is was a snow day. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Lower Mainland principal makes ‘Moana’-themed snow day music video

Kendra Simonetto parodied “How Far I’ll Go” to share weather updates with her students

  • Jan 16, 2020
Kendra Simonetto, principal at James Hill Elementary, sung a cover song from Moana to convey to her students that is was a snow day. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Operation Red Nose Surrey-Langley could close for rest of season due to lack of volunteers

Operation Red Nose Surrey-Langley could close for rest of season due to lack of volunteers

Organizers say they are struggling to keep up with high call numbers and long wait times

Operation Red Nose Surrey-Langley could close for rest of season due to lack of volunteers
VIDEO: What does the SkyTrain mean for the Fraser Valley? Public consultations begin

VIDEO: What does the SkyTrain mean for the Fraser Valley? Public consultations begin

Residents voiced questions at TransLink’s open house at Langley City Hall, Thursday afternoon

  • Nov 7, 2019
VIDEO: What does the SkyTrain mean for the Fraser Valley? Public consultations begin
VIDEO: 36 memorial trees ‘hiding in plain sight’ around Langley

VIDEO: 36 memorial trees ‘hiding in plain sight’ around Langley

Brian Croft is searching for information to locate symbolic maples honouring fallen soldiers

VIDEO: 36 memorial trees ‘hiding in plain sight’ around Langley
‘Unloved’ textiles get a second life through recycling program

‘Unloved’ textiles get a second life through recycling program

Shirts, sheets, and even shoes now accepted at Lower Mainland Return-It Depots

‘Unloved’ textiles get a second life through recycling program
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