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A vehicle fire at 248th Street in Langley on Tuesday, June 1, 2020 is causing a significant delays eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway. (Drive BC)

TRAFFIC: Vehicle fire blocking Highway 1 eastbound lanes in Langley

The left lane has re-opened to traffic, two others remain closed

A vehicle fire at 248th Street in Langley on Tuesday, June 1, 2020 is causing a significant delays eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway. (Drive BC)
Ridge Meadows RCMP were called to assist Canada Pacific Rail on Wednesday night, May 19, 2021 after a collision between a car and a train. The incident was reported around 8 p.m. near the 203rd Street and Maple Crescent intersection. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP were called to assist Canada Pacific Rail on Wednesday night, May 19, 2021 after a collision between a car and a train. The incident was reported around 8 p.m. near the 203rd Street and Maple Crescent intersection. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)
Trans-Canada Highway westbound of Abbotsford near Bradner Road, looking west. (Drive BC)
Trans-Canada Highway westbound of Abbotsford near Bradner Road, looking west. (Drive BC)
The Northern Spotted Owl Breeding Program welcomed a new chick in April 2021 after it was artificially incubated for 32 days while still in its egg, hand raised for a week and then returned to owl foster parents Sedin and Amore. Chick B is now settling in at the family nest, which the public can view live online. (Jasmine McCulligh/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Baby owl welcomed at Langley’s Northern Spotted Owl breeding site

Facility has launched an Adopt-a-Chick fundraiser to help with expenses

The Northern Spotted Owl Breeding Program welcomed a new chick in April 2021 after it was artificially incubated for 32 days while still in its egg, hand raised for a week and then returned to owl foster parents Sedin and Amore. Chick B is now settling in at the family nest, which the public can view live online. (Jasmine McCulligh/Special to Langley Advance Times)
RCMP are in the 18800-block of 122nd Avenue in Pitt Meadows Monday morning (April 26, 2021) as they investigate an overnight shooting that targeted the wrong home. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Wrong home targeted in Pitt Meadows shooting

Mounties received a call around 2:45 a.m.

RCMP are in the 18800-block of 122nd Avenue in Pitt Meadows Monday morning (April 26, 2021) as they investigate an overnight shooting that targeted the wrong home. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Firefighters carry equipment from the scene of Monday’s Willoughby fire. The April 19, 2021 blaze turned the Alexander Square development at the corner of 208th Street and 80th Avenue to rubble. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Fire: The aftermath of the inferno

The scene remains active as investigators work to determine a cause

Firefighters carry equipment from the scene of Monday’s Willoughby fire. The April 19, 2021 blaze turned the Alexander Square development at the corner of 208th Street and 80th Avenue to rubble. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fire consumed a condo development project under construction at 208th Street and 80th Avenue Monday night. Many spectators shared their images. (Daniel Gerstner/Instagram: @gerstner/Special to Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: Elementary school closed as Langley deals with aftermath of massive condo fire

Firefighters remained on scene at 208th Street and 80th Avenue for much of Tuesday night

Fire consumed a condo development project under construction at 208th Street and 80th Avenue Monday night. Many spectators shared their images. (Daniel Gerstner/Instagram: @gerstner/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Eight-year-old Piper and her family were raising money to help Guinevere, the bearded dragon, get a gynecological surgery. Sadly, the reptile didn’t survive the procedure. (Jackee Sullivan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills

Guinevere, a pet bearded dragon, underwent an ovariectomy on Tuesday

Eight-year-old Piper and her family were raising money to help Guinevere, the bearded dragon, get a gynecological surgery. Sadly, the reptile didn’t survive the procedure. (Jackee Sullivan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Guinevere, lovingly referred to by Jackee Sullivan and her family as Gwenny, is in need of a gynecological surgery. The family is raising money to help offset the cost of the procedure. (Jackee Sullivan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley lizard’s owners raise funds for gynecological surgery

The young reptile is scheduled for operation on Tuesday

Guinevere, lovingly referred to by Jackee Sullivan and her family as Gwenny, is in need of a gynecological surgery. The family is raising money to help offset the cost of the procedure. (Jackee Sullivan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley prize home located at<tcxspan tcxhref="tel:2177244" title="Call 21772 44 with 3CX Click to Call"> 21772 44 </tcxspan>Ave. in Murrayville. One of nine grand prize packages in the 2021 Hometown Heroes lottery. (Hometown Heroes)

PHOTOS: A look inside B.C.’s latest prize home worth $2.6-million

Proceeds benefit VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation Burn Fund

Langley prize home located at<tcxspan tcxhref="tel:2177244" title="Call 21772 44 with 3CX Click to Call"> 21772 44 </tcxspan>Ave. in Murrayville. One of nine grand prize packages in the 2021 Hometown Heroes lottery. (Hometown Heroes)
Maple Ridge firefighters were called to a house fire in the 11900 block of Stephens Street on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 around 9 p.m., where they discovered a woman and her dog deceased in the home. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge firefighters were called to a house fire in the 11900 block of Stephens Street on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 around 9 p.m., where they discovered a woman and her dog deceased in the home. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to The News)
Emergency crews are on scene of a vehicle incident blocking the left lane before 248th Street on Highway 1 in Langley, Monday, March 22, 2021. (Drive BC)

UPDATE: Highway 1 vehicle incident in Langley cleared

Delays expected as congestion eases

Emergency crews are on scene of a vehicle incident blocking the left lane before 248th Street on Highway 1 in Langley, Monday, March 22, 2021. (Drive BC)
Police are investigating an incident in the area of 203rd Street and 65th Avenue in Langley. (Google screen grab)

Passenger hops out of Toyota and allegedly hits BMW driver with baseball bat in Langley

Langley RCMP are seeking information and any video footage from the public on a road rage incident

Police are investigating an incident in the area of 203rd Street and 65th Avenue in Langley. (Google screen grab)
Emergency crews were called to a multi-vehicle crash eastbound on the Trans-Canada Highway, just east of 264th Street in Langley, around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Multi-vehicle crash closed Highway 1 in Langley Monday night

Crash has since been cleared and roadway has been re-opened

Emergency crews were called to a multi-vehicle crash eastbound on the Trans-Canada Highway, just east of 264th Street in Langley, around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The driver of a pickup truck failed to stop after knocking down a wooden fence on March 3, 2021. (screen grab)

VIDEO: Footage catches pick-up driver smash fence on Abbotsford/Langley border

Driver came forward after video circulated on social media

The driver of a pickup truck failed to stop after knocking down a wooden fence on March 3, 2021. (screen grab)
Emergency crews are on scene at Walnut Grove Secondary School after a report of a bomb threat at Walnut Grove Secondary School on March 3, 2021. The school was safely evacuated. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: Bomb threat forces evacuation of Langley high school

Police asked the public to avoid 88th Avenue and Walnut Grove Drive

Emergency crews are on scene at Walnut Grove Secondary School after a report of a bomb threat at Walnut Grove Secondary School on March 3, 2021. The school was safely evacuated. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The right lane eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway between Glover Road and 232nd Street is closed after a semi-truck went into the ditch on Wednesday night, Feb. 24, 2021. (Google)

Lane closed on Highway 1 in Langley after semi-truck crashes into ditch

Crews are on scene, no estimate of re-opening

The right lane eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway between Glover Road and 232nd Street is closed after a semi-truck went into the ditch on Wednesday night, Feb. 24, 2021. (Google)
Emergency crews were called to the area of Glover Road and Mufford Crescent on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2022 after a CP Rail train had collided with an individual near a homeless campus in Langley. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Man struck by CP train in Langley near homeless camp

Individual was taken to hospital with serious injuries

Emergency crews were called to the area of Glover Road and Mufford Crescent on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2022 after a CP Rail train had collided with an individual near a homeless campus in Langley. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Canada Healthy Communities Initiative fund aims to support communities create and adapt public spaces to respond to the new realities of COVID-19. (SurreyCares Facebook)

$31M up for grabs to transform local public spaces in response to COVID-19

Applications for federal funding open until March 9

Canada Healthy Communities Initiative fund aims to support communities create and adapt public spaces to respond to the new realities of COVID-19. (SurreyCares Facebook)
Township firefighters rescued a dog trapped on a lake in the area of 228 Street and 24 Avenue on Wednesday, Feb. 17 around 10 a.m. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Dog rescued after falling through ice on Langley lake

Firefighters remind public to be cautious around frozen waterways

Township firefighters rescued a dog trapped on a lake in the area of 228 Street and 24 Avenue on Wednesday, Feb. 17 around 10 a.m. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)