Dan Ferguson

People are rallying behind the Drombolis family of North Langley. Dad Shane has been battling a rare form of cancer and mom Kristine was recently diagnosed with the very same condition. (GoFundMe)

Community rallies to help B.C. couple battling rare form of cancer

GoFundMe launched after wife was diagnosed with the same rare cancer husband is fighting

People are rallying behind the Drombolis family of North Langley. Dad Shane has been battling a rare form of cancer and mom Kristine was recently diagnosed with the very same condition. (GoFundMe)
The first big donation of the McHappy Day on Wednesday, May 11 at the Langley Murrayville McDonald’s arrived with volunteer Lanette Salisbury, a Langley realtor who brought a $500 cheque from Homelife Benchmark Realty, then took charge of the prize wheel. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: It’s McHappy Day

All McDonald’s are raising funds

The first big donation of the McHappy Day on Wednesday, May 11 at the Langley Murrayville McDonald’s arrived with volunteer Lanette Salisbury, a Langley realtor who brought a $500 cheque from Homelife Benchmark Realty, then took charge of the prize wheel. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
One of 40 Porsches following a historic route passed by the historic Porters Bistro building at the intersection of Old Yale Road and 216th Street in Langley on Sunday, May 1. (Graham MacDonell/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Porsches and history prove a good mix

Tour of Fraser Valley rated a success, organizer planning another

One of 40 Porsches following a historic route passed by the historic Porters Bistro building at the intersection of Old Yale Road and 216th Street in Langley on Sunday, May 1. (Graham MacDonell/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Devon Goodrick went missing in September of 2021. (file)

Reward posted in disappearance of Langley resident Devon Goodrick

Family is offering $10,000 for information

Devon Goodrick went missing in September of 2021. (file)
A former Langley school principal turned Porsche aficionado, Gary Walker, has organized a May 1 ride that retraces the historic Old Yale Trail through New Westminster, Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Rosedale, Cheam First Nation, Popcum, Flood and Hope. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Former principal organizes a trip through Lower Mainland history, in a Porsche

Gary Walker wanted to do a ‘little more than just driving’

A former Langley school principal turned Porsche aficionado, Gary Walker, has organized a May 1 ride that retraces the historic Old Yale Trail through New Westminster, Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Rosedale, Cheam First Nation, Popcum, Flood and Hope. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove resident Thomas Waite recorded the early stages of the Saturday night April 23 fire that damaged a restaurant. He said he witnessed several people fleeing the scene before police and fire arrived. (Thomas Waite/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Eyewitness saw men fleeing suspicious Aldergrove fire

Thomas Waite said he was handcuffed by police for being ‘too close’ to the blaze

Aldergrove resident Thomas Waite recorded the early stages of the Saturday night April 23 fire that damaged a restaurant. He said he witnessed several people fleeing the scene before police and fire arrived. (Thomas Waite/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Crews were called to the El Greko restaurant in the 27200 block of Fraser Highway shortly after midnight Saturday, April 23. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire in Aldergrove restaurant ‘suspicious’

Investigators to probe cause of blaze in 27200 block of Fraser Highway

Crews were called to the El Greko restaurant in the 27200 block of Fraser Highway shortly after midnight Saturday, April 23. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants have become the final club to clinch a spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs. (WHL)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants clinch final WHL playoff spot

Series against Everett begins Friday

Vancouver Giants have become the final club to clinch a spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs. (WHL)
Rob Friend, a Canadian former professional soccer player, was named president of the new Langley-based Canadian Premier League franchise announced on Wednesday, April 13. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Rob Friend, a Canadian former professional soccer player, was named president of the new Langley-based Canadian Premier League franchise announced on Wednesday, April 13. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Ashley Samborski is selling tickets for a chance to buy his car and help fight cancer. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Son of B.C. cancer victim sells car to help others fight the disease

Donor to a cancer fund for families have a chance to buy Ashley Samborski’s prized Honda Civic

Langley’s Ashley Samborski is selling tickets for a chance to buy his car and help fight cancer. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Clayton Eheler seen with a tiger somewhere in Asia in 2014. (file)

Suspected Chilliwack gangster arrested in Langley

Clayton Archie Eheler was an alleged member of a syndicate selling drugs in B.C.’s north

Clayton Eheler seen with a tiger somewhere in Asia in 2014. (file)
There was a second fire at a vacant house in WIlloughby Monday night, March 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Tines)

VIDEO: B.C. house catches fire twice in one day

Cause of blaze at vacant two-storey Langley structure under investigation

There was a second fire at a vacant house in WIlloughby Monday night, March 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Tines)
Langley RCMP officers handcuffed one man when they searched an SUV and seized a quality of fake gold in Langley City on Wednesday, March 16, in the 20200 block of Fraser Highway. Because the suspect wasn’t caught in the act of selling, he was released without being charged after agreeing to leave the province. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

B.C. police bust alleged fake gold scam

Following search and seizure, suspect agrees to leave province

Langley RCMP officers handcuffed one man when they searched an SUV and seized a quality of fake gold in Langley City on Wednesday, March 16, in the 20200 block of Fraser Highway. Because the suspect wasn’t caught in the act of selling, he was released without being charged after agreeing to leave the province. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation Ravi Kahlon
 was chided by Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce president Ken Dennis in a Friday, March 18 letter, for making what Dennis termed a ‘misleading’ statement about provincial government benefits for business during the pandemic. (file)

B.C. minister chided for ‘misleading’ statement about pandemic benefits for business

‘Our members have not been filling their pockets with free public money’

Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation Ravi Kahlon
 was chided by Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce president Ken Dennis in a Friday, March 18 letter, for making what Dennis termed a ‘misleading’ statement about provincial government benefits for business during the pandemic. (file)
A long lineup of truckers headed west on Highway 1, slowing morning rush hour traffic, on Monday morning, March 14. (DriveBC image)

Truckers rolling rally against high fuel costs slows rush hour traffic in Lower Mainland

Consumers could be facing higher prices and supply chain disruptions, one driver warned

A long lineup of truckers headed west on Highway 1, slowing morning rush hour traffic, on Monday morning, March 14. (DriveBC image)
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B.C. safety advisory issued about installer of furnaces, cooling systems and water heaters

Regulator warns of potential ‘significant hazards’ created by Fader Industries

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About two dozen people took part in a “freedom chain” anti-vaccine-mandate protest on the 232nd Street overpass in Hwy. 1 in Langley that was being held at other locations across the country. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
About two dozen people took part in a “freedom chain” anti-vaccine-mandate protest on the 232nd Street overpass in Hwy. 1 in Langley that was being held at other locations across the country. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Georgia Ellenwood cleared the bar in the high jump event of the women’s heptathlon on Aug. 4, 2021 during competition at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. On Friday, Feb. 25, during a qualifying meet for the world championships, she ruptured her Achilles tendon. (Daniel Lea/CSM)

B.C.’s Georgia Ellenwood suffers catastrophic injury at qualifying meet for world championships

‘All I could say when it happened was no, please, no, no, no’

Georgia Ellenwood cleared the bar in the high jump event of the women’s heptathlon on Aug. 4, 2021 during competition at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. On Friday, Feb. 25, during a qualifying meet for the world championships, she ruptured her Achilles tendon. (Daniel Lea/CSM)
About 30 people took part in a Sunday night vigil in Langley for the Ukraine, gathering at the Vineyard church, then walking to the cenotaph in Douglas Park to place sunflowers, a symbol of the embattled country. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley City mayor with Ukrainian heritage denounces invasion

Speaking at vigil, Val van den Broek says relatives in Ukraine are ‘terrified’ but determined to stay

About 30 people took part in a Sunday night vigil in Langley for the Ukraine, gathering at the Vineyard church, then walking to the cenotaph in Douglas Park to place sunflowers, a symbol of the embattled country. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
‘Freedom convoy’ participant John Bancroft (left) and Al Fortin (right) who brought the “Unity Cup” from the Ottawa protest to a potluck barbecue and some parking lot hockey games for kids on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the George Preston rec centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. Convoy participant organizes hockey and barbecue event to promote reconciliation

‘Just getting everyone shaking hands again and talking’

‘Freedom convoy’ participant John Bancroft (left) and Al Fortin (right) who brought the “Unity Cup” from the Ottawa protest to a potluck barbecue and some parking lot hockey games for kids on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the George Preston rec centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)