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Embrace A Discarded Animal Society, based out of Blaine, is bringing a motorhome full of dogs up from San Francisco to Langley this weekend in the hopes of finding them forever homes. (Special to the Black Press)

Glut of dogs coming north for adoption this weekend

A U.S. animal rescue brings 54 dogs – of varying sizes from San Francisco – to PetSmart in Langley.

Embrace A Discarded Animal Society, based out of Blaine, is bringing a motorhome full of dogs up from San Francisco to Langley this weekend in the hopes of finding them forever homes. (Special to the Black Press)
Grandpa Mason is a feral cat rescued in 2016. The terminally ill cat loves kittens, so rescue organizers are hunting for kittens in need of love. They want to make him happy for the final weeks or months of his life. (Tiny Kittens photos/Special to Black Press)

VIDEOS: Companion kittens needed for terminally ill grandpa cat

A Langley-based feline rescue group wants to immerse Mason in kitten love during his last few weeks.

Grandpa Mason is a feral cat rescued in 2016. The terminally ill cat loves kittens, so rescue organizers are hunting for kittens in need of love. They want to make him happy for the final weeks or months of his life. (Tiny Kittens photos/Special to Black Press)
A new and unique contest starts today aimed at helping someone start a new retail store in downtown Langley City.

CONTEST: $115,000-prize package helps retailer start up store in downtown Langley

Someone in B.C. will loot and a rare chance to build a brand new business in Langley.

A new and unique contest starts today aimed at helping someone start a new retail store in downtown Langley City.
An Aldergrove animal rescue team warns people not to be sucked into buying a bunny following the release last week of the movie Peter Rabbit. (Special to the Langley Advance)

B.C. animal lovers fears influx of bunnies following Peter Rabbit debut

Pets are not products, and those adopting should expect a 10-year plus commitment

An Aldergrove animal rescue team warns people not to be sucked into buying a bunny following the release last week of the movie Peter Rabbit. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Nikko (a.k.a. Marigold) was reunited with her family, Irene and Brian Wade, Wednesday at the Langley Animal Protection Society’s shelter in Aldergrove. What a bizarre story this cat could tell, if it could speak English. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Shelter reunites Alberta cat with its B.C. family

‘Furry tail ending’ made some odd twists and turns in the past six months, including a Langley stop.

Nikko (a.k.a. Marigold) was reunited with her family, Irene and Brian Wade, Wednesday at the Langley Animal Protection Society’s shelter in Aldergrove. What a bizarre story this cat could tell, if it could speak English. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Jaylene Prime was diagnosed back in January 2015 with a rare form of juvenile arthritis that requires daily painful injections. There is an alternate drug available, that is helping others, but it isn’t covered by PharmaCare. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Langley child in ‘excruciating’ pain pleads for PharmaCare to cover drug

Aldergrove’s Charlene Prime spent the past year lobbying government to pay for arthritis drug.

Jaylene Prime was diagnosed back in January 2015 with a rare form of juvenile arthritis that requires daily painful injections. There is an alternate drug available, that is helping others, but it isn’t covered by PharmaCare. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Members of the Star Wars fan-based cosplay group, 501st Legion – Vader’s Fist, were part of a fundraising event at Toy Traders this weekend. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Vader Santa stop in Langley raises big coin for theatre kids

WIN: People can still enter for two tickets to the upcoming premiere of the latest Star Wars movie.

Members of the Star Wars fan-based cosplay group, 501st Legion – Vader’s Fist, were part of a fundraising event at Toy Traders this weekend. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Single mother April Davie picked up her new, free car – a 2002 Accura – from the Church in the Valley in Langley Wednesday afternoon, thanks to the church’s Cars for Moms program. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Gifted car takes away fear for strapped single mom

More sound vehicles are needed for the Langley-based Cars for Moms program run by Church in the Valley.

Single mother April Davie picked up her new, free car – a 2002 Accura – from the Church in the Valley in Langley Wednesday afternoon, thanks to the church’s Cars for Moms program. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
VIDEO: Greenhouse hosts ‘biggest’ Christmas party Langley has ever seen

VIDEO: Greenhouse hosts ‘biggest’ Christmas party Langley has ever seen

Crowds of adults and children alike were impressed with the light displays and more offered at Glow.

VIDEO: Greenhouse hosts ‘biggest’ Christmas party Langley has ever seen
VIDEO: Alcohol suspected in downtown Langley rollover

VIDEO: Alcohol suspected in downtown Langley rollover

Police have the road closed at 54th Avenue and 203rd Street following a crash Friday evening.

VIDEO: Alcohol suspected in downtown Langley rollover
UPDATED: Gunfire erupts in quiet Langley neighbourhood

UPDATED: Gunfire erupts in quiet Langley neighbourhood

Police have 79A Avenue cordoned off after reports of shots just before 5 a.m.

UPDATED: Gunfire erupts in quiet Langley neighbourhood
This helium football balloon and note was found in Woodland Park in the Langley Meadows area of Langley.

Airborne note from little boy misses grandpa, lands in Langley park

A helium football balloon and hand-scribbled letter leave Langley man wondering of its origin.

This helium football balloon and note was found in Woodland Park in the Langley Meadows area of Langley.
Day 7 meant a trip to a retirement home in Mission, and a visit from some family friends bearing gifts. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Day 7: Way to Langley constable’s heart is with cookies

A surprise visit from family friends brought huge smiles to the face of a Cops for Cancer rider.

Day 7 meant a trip to a retirement home in Mission, and a visit from some family friends bearing gifts. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Langley Mountie saddles up for 750-km, nine-day fundraising bike ride

Langley Mountie saddles up for 750-km, nine-day fundraising bike ride

Const. Rochelle Carr and 22 other law enforcement personnel leave Thursday on the Tour de Valley.

Langley Mountie saddles up for 750-km, nine-day fundraising bike ride
New Langley parents group stands against discrimination, intolerance

New Langley parents group stands against discrimination, intolerance

A new group supports initiatives aimed at fostering understanding and kindness in Langley schools.

New Langley parents group stands against discrimination, intolerance
Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook were in Langley this past weekend for the World Cup at Thunderbird Show Park. (Facebook)

Big Bang actress fakes upset with beau’s ‘infidelity’ while in Langley

Kaley Cuoco, who plays Penny, came to watch boyfriend Karl Cook compete in World Cup at tbird.

Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook were in Langley this past weekend for the World Cup at Thunderbird Show Park. (Facebook)
VIDEO: Langley’s Dallas Smith earns chart topping status

VIDEO: Langley’s Dallas Smith earns chart topping status

The country singer is feeling the love after breaking another record in the Canadian music industry.

VIDEO: Langley’s Dallas Smith earns chart topping status
UPDATE WITH VIDEO/PHOTOS: Torched Langley body confirmed to be that of a woman

UPDATE WITH VIDEO/PHOTOS: Torched Langley body confirmed to be that of a woman

It was a female found dead when firefighters attended a grass fire next to the university Saturday.

UPDATE WITH VIDEO/PHOTOS: Torched Langley body confirmed to be that of a woman
Pilot Al French did a pre-flight check Saturday on one of the Sopwith Pup replica planes “Betty/Phyllis” that was taken to France for the Vimy Ridge 100th anniversary earlier this year. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

New digs in the offing for Langley’s flight museum

A plan is in the works for a new, much larger facility to accommodate old planes and paraphernalia.

Pilot Al French did a pre-flight check Saturday on one of the Sopwith Pup replica planes “Betty/Phyllis” that was taken to France for the Vimy Ridge 100th anniversary earlier this year. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
One discarded cigarette can change a person’s life forever. Actually, not just one person’s life, but hundreds. The 2003 wildfires spoke to that. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

Wildfire reflections: A time for no ifs, and or butts

How do people not understand the dangers they pose to themselves and others?

One discarded cigarette can change a person’s life forever. Actually, not just one person’s life, but hundreds. The 2003 wildfires spoke to that. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)