Langley

Kristina Ward, now 23, was reported missing in September 2017. On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 her family and investigators renewed their public plea for information relating to her disappearance. (Langley RCMP photo)
Kristina Ward, now 23, was reported missing in September 2017. On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 her family and investigators renewed their public plea for information relating to her disappearance. (Langley RCMP photo)
Kristina Ward, now 23, was reported missing in September 2017. On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 her family and investigators are renewing their public plea for information relating to her disappearance. (Langley RCMP photo)
Kristina Ward, now 23, was reported missing in September 2017. On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 her family and investigators are renewing their public plea for information relating to her disappearance. (Langley RCMP photo)
Avid walker George Doi of Langley celebrated a milestone on Sept. 17, when he completed a virtual walk around the world (Special to Langley Advance Times)

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old B.C. man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

Avid walker George Doi of Langley celebrated a milestone on Sept. 17, when he completed a virtual walk around the world (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Halloween is too important an event to be cancelled because of COVID, says Langley’s Tanya Reid, who’s created a video to encourage safe ways of enjoying the festivities. (Facebook screengrab)

VIDEO: COVID won’t dampen Lower Mainland woman’s Halloween spirit

Langley’s Tanya Reid posted video offering suggestions of how trick-or-treating might look for her

Halloween is too important an event to be cancelled because of COVID, says Langley’s Tanya Reid, who’s created a video to encourage safe ways of enjoying the festivities. (Facebook screengrab)
Surrey RCMP is investigating a targeted shooting. (Photo: Phil McLachlan)

Surrey RCMP seek dash-cam footage after man injured in ‘targeted’ shooting

Police say they are holding a home in the 5900-block of 180th Street

Surrey RCMP is investigating a targeted shooting. (Photo: Phil McLachlan)
RCMP at the scene of a report of shots fired at the Chevron station near 231 Street and 72nd Avenue Saturday night, Sept. 20, 2020 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Shots fired outside Langley gas station that was scene of 2018 homicide

No reports of injuries in Saturday evening incident

RCMP at the scene of a report of shots fired at the Chevron station near 231 Street and 72nd Avenue Saturday night, Sept. 20, 2020 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)
Scarecrow event given COVID twist

Scarecrow event given COVID twist

Art’s Nursery’s annual fall fundraiser, on the Langley-Surrey border, continues with some tweaks

Scarecrow event given COVID twist
Artist rendering of the Surrey-Langley skytrain station at 166 Street. (Translink/Special to The Star)

Surrey Langley SkyTrain moves forward with third round of public engagement

TransLink is seeking input on new station designs and construction management plans

Artist rendering of the Surrey-Langley skytrain station at 166 Street. (Translink/Special to The Star)
Langley RCMP are investigating an early morning incident where shots were fired in the neighbourhood of Brookswood in the area of 212th Street and 42nd Avenue. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Altercation with gunfire in Lower Mainland lands two in hospital

Quiet area of Langley was awoken at 5 a.m. Friday morning to a fight involving gun shots

Langley RCMP are investigating an early morning incident where shots were fired in the neighbourhood of Brookswood in the area of 212th Street and 42nd Avenue. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)
A team of volunteers from North Langley Community Church dropped by Langley Lodge during the outbreak to say thanks to frontline workers for all they did during the long-term care centre’s COVID outbreak. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Report raises questions about COVID outbreak that killed 25 seniors at Langley Lodge

CEO defends leaked document that’s igniting queries about BC’s most deadly COVID outbreak

A team of volunteers from North Langley Community Church dropped by Langley Lodge during the outbreak to say thanks to frontline workers for all they did during the long-term care centre’s COVID outbreak. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Nordstrom Rack in Langley will open its doors to the public Sept. 17, 2020. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Sneak peek inside Nordstrom Rack Langley

The luxury discount store is the first in British Columbia, opens Thursday

Nordstrom Rack in Langley will open its doors to the public Sept. 17, 2020. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
An air quality advisory remained in effect as smoke blanketed Langley and other Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley communities on Sunday, Sept. 13 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Smoky skies from U.S. wildfires continue to cast a pall over Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley

Air quality warning remains in effect for people with underlying health conditions

An air quality advisory remained in effect as smoke blanketed Langley and other Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley communities on Sunday, Sept. 13 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A different perspective of the Golden Ears Bridge, focused on the cable system overhead. (Ron Paley/Special to The News)

Golden Ears Bridge numbers slowly climbing towards pre-COVID levels

TransLink is reporting roughly 93 per cent of 2019 bridge traffic is now back using the crossing

A different perspective of the Golden Ears Bridge, focused on the cable system overhead. (Ron Paley/Special to The News)
A flower-bedecked memorial to three people who died at the scene of a fire in Langley stands outside the burnt-out house in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive on Monday, June 29, 2020. Kia Ebrahimian has since been charged with three counts of murder linked to the death of his family. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Accused in Langley triple murder back in court

Ebrahimian made a routine court appearance on Wednesday

A flower-bedecked memorial to three people who died at the scene of a fire in Langley stands outside the burnt-out house in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive on Monday, June 29, 2020. Kia Ebrahimian has since been charged with three counts of murder linked to the death of his family. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
It’s official. It’s open. The new 216th Street interchange to the Trans-Canada Highway is open to vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: New freeway interchange opens in Lower Mainland

Traffic is already flowing on a new $62-million highway connector in Langley

It’s official. It’s open. The new 216th Street interchange to the Trans-Canada Highway is open to vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A construction site in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood August 23, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

How a push for better COVID protections helped B.C. construction workers keep going

Building Trades Council executive director Andrew Mercier maintains the measures prevented a shutdown

A construction site in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood August 23, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Andy Yan says local employment, interest rates, and pent-up demand may be driving a high turnover in homes in Langley. (SFU/special to the Langley Advance Times)

SFU housing expert explains Lower Mainland’s surprising real estate sales numbers

Why are housing sales in Langley, and the region, still so high despite a pandemic and recession?

Andy Yan says local employment, interest rates, and pent-up demand may be driving a high turnover in homes in Langley. (SFU/special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley theatre presents The First Five Years, their first live show in six months

Langley theatre presents The First Five Years, their first live show in six months

Two-person show starring Cloverdale’s Paul Kobilke, runs at Theatre in the Country Sept. 10 to 26

Langley theatre presents The First Five Years, their first live show in six months
An unidentified man allegedly flashed a group of teenagers in Brookswood Aug. 28 – he was arrested the next morning by Langley RCMP. (Facebook/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Suspected flasher arrested in Langley

The 33-year-old Surrey man is banned from being around girls 16 and under

An unidentified man allegedly flashed a group of teenagers in Brookswood Aug. 28 – he was arrested the next morning by Langley RCMP. (Facebook/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
VIDEO: Several sent to hospital after night-time crash on Golden Ears Bridge

VIDEO: Several sent to hospital after night-time crash on Golden Ears Bridge

Traffic was shut down in both directions for a time, after an accident at the south end onramp

VIDEO: Several sent to hospital after night-time crash on Golden Ears Bridge