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Riverdale star recounts working with Meghan Markle in B.C.

Riverdale star recounts working with Meghan Markle in B.C.

B.C.-born actor Lochlyn Munro is on the series Riverdale and worked with Prince Harry’s fiancee.

Riverdale star recounts working with Meghan Markle in B.C.
A volcanic eruption on Mount Baker is the scenario for a Canada/US joint emergency preparedness exercise this week. (USGS photo)

Langley and Abbotsford first responders part of Homeland Security mock disaster event

The fifth Canada-United States Enhanced Resiliency Experiment takes place this week.

  • Nov 13, 2017
A volcanic eruption on Mount Baker is the scenario for a Canada/US joint emergency preparedness exercise this week. (USGS photo)
The Washington Department of Ecology has announced an agreement with a Langley family trust to repair shoreline and a wetland. (Washington State photo)

B.C. family trust ordered to restore shoreline on Lake Osoyoos property

Owned by a Langley family, the Washington State property will see all ecological damages repaired

The Washington Department of Ecology has announced an agreement with a Langley family trust to repair shoreline and a wetland. (Washington State photo)
Langley’s fibre fans flock to guild sale

Langley’s fibre fans flock to guild sale

The Langley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild annual artisan show and sale funds club activities.

Langley’s fibre fans flock to guild sale
The Greater Vancouver Zoo sent out photos and video of three baby black bears that were born in Alaska. They arrived at the zoo in Aldergrove in early September.

Orphaned baby black bears being raised at Greater Vancouver Zoo

The three cubs came to the zoo in Aldergrove from Alaska.

The Greater Vancouver Zoo sent out photos and video of three baby black bears that were born in Alaska. They arrived at the zoo in Aldergrove in early September.
Metro Vancouver gives thanks to those who don’t put grease down the drain

Metro Vancouver gives thanks to those who don’t put grease down the drain

Coming to a drain new you – fatberg – caused by putting fats, oils and grease clogging pipes.

Metro Vancouver gives thanks to those who don’t put grease down the drain
Two Langley men arrested in massive Coquitlam RCMP investigation

Two Langley men arrested in massive Coquitlam RCMP investigation

A Coquitlam investigation resulted in arrests of people ranging in age from 19 to 69.

Two Langley men arrested in massive Coquitlam RCMP investigation
Kristen Moncks is one of two women on Team Canada who attended Trinity Western University in Langley. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Former Langley students help Team Canada win first international game

The NORCECA Women’s Continental Championships feature six teams, including Team Canada.

Kristen Moncks is one of two women on Team Canada who attended Trinity Western University in Langley. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
The wildlife rehabilitation centre looks after mammals, such as fawns. (Critter Care photo)

Sunday walkathon vital for Langley’s wildlife rehab centre

Funds from events like the walkathon help centre rear abandoned and injured wildlife.

The wildlife rehabilitation centre looks after mammals, such as fawns. (Critter Care photo)
Talia was chosen to enjoy a three-minute shopping spree. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Langley girl had three-minutes to snap up any toy she dreamed of

A six-year-old with an inoperable brain tumour won a shopping spree at Langley’s flagship Toys ‘R’ Us.

Talia was chosen to enjoy a three-minute shopping spree. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Langley choirs raise their voices for wildfire fundraiser

Langley choirs raise their voices for wildfire fundraiser

Choirs in five communities not hit by wildfires are hosting concerts in support of the Red Cross.

Langley choirs raise their voices for wildfire fundraiser
National fitness campaign comes to Langley’s historic site

National fitness campaign comes to Langley’s historic site

ParticiPACTION is still cajoling Canadians to be more physically active.

National fitness campaign comes to Langley’s historic site
VIDEO: Vintage-style plane up-ended at Langley Regional Airport

VIDEO: Vintage-style plane up-ended at Langley Regional Airport

A mid-afternoon mishap at the Langley’s municipally owned airport brought out emergency crews

VIDEO: Vintage-style plane up-ended at Langley Regional Airport
Emergency crews were at the Langley Regional Airport after a report of an aircraft mishap. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Vintage-style plane up-ended at Langley Regional Airport

A mid-afternoon mishap at the Langley’s municipally owned airport brought out emergency crews

Emergency crews were at the Langley Regional Airport after a report of an aircraft mishap. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Sandy Dunkley, with the Ron Dunkley Memorial Society, is encouraging people to go full-on 1960s for the Friday evening fundraiser. There’s dance contests and look-alike contests along with live music, food, a Beatles-themed movie and more.                                (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Langley charity leads British Invasion to help burn survivors

Dust off the skinny ties, ankle boots and British slang for a Friday evening fundraiser.

Sandy Dunkley, with the Ron Dunkley Memorial Society, is encouraging people to go full-on 1960s for the Friday evening fundraiser. There’s dance contests and look-alike contests along with live music, food, a Beatles-themed movie and more.                                (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Drivers have made the move to the free Golden Ears Bridge

TransLink has released initial usage figures since the tolls were removed Aug. 31.

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance) Ian Newby, of International Movie Services, collects vintage military machinery and other items often used in movies. Doreen Newby was a hippy when she met him and they’ve been married 35 years. They had items on display at the Aldergrove Fair on Saturday.

Groovy, man, the Aldergrove Fair is this weekend

The Aldergrove Fair includes activities to interest all members of the family.

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance) Ian Newby, of International Movie Services, collects vintage military machinery and other items often used in movies. Doreen Newby was a hippy when she met him and they’ve been married 35 years. They had items on display at the Aldergrove Fair on Saturday.
(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)                                The Legendary Water Fight was July 15 at the Al Anderson Memorial Pool in Langley City.

Langley City Fire Rescue crew do battle of a soggy sort

The Legendary Water Fight is an annual Langley City event, pitting firefighters against the kids.

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)                                The Legendary Water Fight was July 15 at the Al Anderson Memorial Pool in Langley City.
(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)                                Lucy Willis came down from the Cache Creek area with her family and their farm animals to get away from the wildfire threat. The family’s pet goat, Neville, road down on the children’s laps.

VIDEO: Langley horse breeder takes in farm families and their animals

A northeast Clayton horse transport company has brought farm animals down from the fire zones.

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)                                Lucy Willis came down from the Cache Creek area with her family and their farm animals to get away from the wildfire threat. The family’s pet goat, Neville, road down on the children’s laps.