Dan Ferguson

Langley MLAs Mary Polak and Rich Coleman are among the Liberals who used their taxpayer funded communications budgets to buy ads in Langley-based conservative Christian magazine, The Light. (file)
Langley MLAs Mary Polak and Rich Coleman are among the Liberals who used their taxpayer funded communications budgets to buy ads in Langley-based conservative Christian magazine, The Light. (file)
Darvonda greenhouse in Langley is asking the ALC to allow the return of the annual GLOW events. On Monday, June 30, 2020, Township council endorsed the application. (File)

GLOW festival organizers seek a return to orginal home in Langley

Application for “non-farm-use” goes to Agricultural Land Commission

Darvonda greenhouse in Langley is asking the ALC to allow the return of the annual GLOW events. On Monday, June 30, 2020, Township council endorsed the application. (File)
Police boats were called in to search the Fraser River after a report that a plane had crashed where the river runs between Langley and Maple Ridge (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)
Police boats were called in to search the Fraser River after a report that a plane had crashed where the river runs between Langley and Maple Ridge (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)
This is how Otto (middle) and Jeanette Bouwman (right) visited their Canadian grandchildren on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The Lynden couple sat across a ditch that runs between two roads that share the US-Canada border near Aldergrove, while their daughter and her family sat on the other side. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Families separated by B.C. border restrictions are again meeting ‘in the ditch’

Following shutdown of Peace Arch, people have returned to 0 Avenue in Aldergrove and Abbotsford

This is how Otto (middle) and Jeanette Bouwman (right) visited their Canadian grandchildren on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The Lynden couple sat across a ditch that runs between two roads that share the US-Canada border near Aldergrove, while their daughter and her family sat on the other side. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Two people were shot and killed on a rural road in Langley early Friday morning, Sept. 1, 2017. On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Travis MacPhail of Aldergrove was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 17 years in the double murder. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley man gets life with no parole for 17 years in double murder

‘I don’t think this boy was a killer,’ aunt of victim says

Two people were shot and killed on a rural road in Langley early Friday morning, Sept. 1, 2017. On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Travis MacPhail of Aldergrove was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 17 years in the double murder. (Langley Advance Times file)
Dr. Martin Lavoie told a media briefing on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, that a case of COVID-19 at a Langley long term care home was a transfer patient from Mission Memorial Hospital (file photo courtesy Fraser Health Authority)

Langley and Abbotsford long-term care COVID-19 cases were transfer patients from Mission Memorial Hospital

Fraser Health Authority releases more information about outbreaks

Dr. Martin Lavoie told a media briefing on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, that a case of COVID-19 at a Langley long term care home was a transfer patient from Mission Memorial Hospital (file photo courtesy Fraser Health Authority)
Several days after three deaths in a June 13, 2020, Langley house fire, forensic investigators were continuing their search through the charred remains of the house in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Investigators remain on scene of fatal Langley house fire

Police awaiting results of autopsies on three found dead on weekend: IHIT

Several days after three deaths in a June 13, 2020, Langley house fire, forensic investigators were continuing their search through the charred remains of the house in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
On Tuesday June 16, the Wenzoski family was living with a relative in Surrey and looking for an affordable rental where they can stay while repairs are carried out to their home, which was damaged when a house next door was destroyed by a fire that is being investigate as a homicide. (Courtesy Wenzoski family)

VIDEO: Family describes escape from fatal Langley house fire

Blaze that destroyed house where three died did substantial damage to their home as well

On Tuesday June 16, the Wenzoski family was living with a relative in Surrey and looking for an affordable rental where they can stay while repairs are carried out to their home, which was damaged when a house next door was destroyed by a fire that is being investigate as a homicide. (Courtesy Wenzoski family)
An image from a 2010 search conducted by John Letourneau of Langley. He has joined the hunt for wreckage from an aircraft that reportedly went down in the Fraser River on Saturday, June 6, 2020 (John Letourneau/special to Langley Advance Times)

Search for missing plane is familiar territory for one B.C. man

John Letourneau says it is the same stretch of river that claimed artist Toni Onley’s life in 2004

An image from a 2010 search conducted by John Letourneau of Langley. He has joined the hunt for wreckage from an aircraft that reportedly went down in the Fraser River on Saturday, June 6, 2020 (John Letourneau/special to Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge firefighters have a long track record of rescuing animals in distress. But on Sunday, June 14, 2020, they were called to something out of the ordinary – a report of a puppy trapped inside a couch. (file)

B.C. firefighters rescue puppy from inside couch (yes, inside)

It’s a first, deputy fire chief says

Maple Ridge firefighters have a long track record of rescuing animals in distress. But on Sunday, June 14, 2020, they were called to something out of the ordinary – a report of a puppy trapped inside a couch. (file)
One person died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. Police are investigating. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

Homicide team investigating after three deaths in Langley house fire

Two of the victims have yet to be identified

One person died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. Police are investigating. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
One person died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. Police are investigating. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

One death reported in Langley house fire

Police are investigating

One person died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. Police are investigating. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
One staffer tested positive at Langley Lodge on Sunday, June 7, but no new resident cases have been detected (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
One staffer tested positive at Langley Lodge on Sunday, June 7, but no new resident cases have been detected (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Multiple police and fire service agencies responded to a report of a plane crash in the Fraser River on Saturday, June 6 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)

Search crews bring in sonar equipment for apparent missing plane in Fraser River

Specialized sonar equipment is being brought in, RCMP spokesperson says

Multiple police and fire service agencies responded to a report of a plane crash in the Fraser River on Saturday, June 6 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance Times)
Multiple crews are searching for a missing plane believed to have crashed in the Fraser River between Langley and Maple Ridge on Saturday, June 6 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance times)

Missing plane linked to reported crash in Fraser River between Langley and Maple Ridge

Light plane with two aboard was due to arrive at Delta’s Boundary Bay airport

Multiple crews are searching for a missing plane believed to have crashed in the Fraser River between Langley and Maple Ridge on Saturday, June 6 (Shane MacKichan/special to Langley Advance times)
Andrew Futerko was 19 when he died while riding a motorcycle in Cloverdale. On the second anniversary of his death, his mother has made a public appeal to hear from the other driver. (Black Press Media files)

VIDEO: Langley Mom wants to hear from driver involved in crash that killed her son

‘We, as a family don’t know what really happened’

Andrew Futerko was 19 when he died while riding a motorcycle in Cloverdale. On the second anniversary of his death, his mother has made a public appeal to hear from the other driver. (Black Press Media files)
An undated Google Maps image of the reported crash area
An undated Google Maps image of the reported crash area
Melissa Radmore and Malia, at an eye exam after she was diagnosed (Courtesy Radmore family)

B.C. girl left temporarily paralyzed by tick bite sparks warning from family

Mom says parents need to check their kids when they go camping

Melissa Radmore and Malia, at an eye exam after she was diagnosed (Courtesy Radmore family)
Woo Kim Langley Taekwondo School master Gary McLaughlin was one of several members who took part in a no-contact virtual sparring video posted online. (Video clip courtesy Woo Kim)

VIDEO: B.C. Taekwondo school hosts virtual sparring match

Members mimed hitting and being hit for tongue-in-cheek Facebook video

Woo Kim Langley Taekwondo School master Gary McLaughlin was one of several members who took part in a no-contact virtual sparring video posted online. (Video clip courtesy Woo Kim)
Dee-Ana Goodman, children’s pastor at the Living Waters church in Fort Langley, guided a visiting vehicle to a stop Sunday, May 10th, during a drive-through Mother’s Day celebration at the Glover Road place of worship. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. church holds drive-through Mother’s Day celebration

Social distancing guidelines were followed

Dee-Ana Goodman, children’s pastor at the Living Waters church in Fort Langley, guided a visiting vehicle to a stop Sunday, May 10th, during a drive-through Mother’s Day celebration at the Glover Road place of worship. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)