Matthew Claxton

Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek spoke at the press conference Monday, July 25 about the four shootings that took place across City and Township. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s mayors react with shock, sorrow to mass shooting

Township and City mayors both thanked police, offered condolences to victims’ families

Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek spoke at the press conference Monday, July 25 about the four shootings that took place across City and Township. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP were at the scene of a shooting Monday, July 25, 2022, in a parking lot on Logan Avenue near the bus loop. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley shooting spree took place over five hours: IHIT

Shootings began at midnight and took place at at least four locations

Langley RCMP were at the scene of a shooting Monday, July 25, 2022, in a parking lot on Logan Avenue near the bus loop. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Dave Proctor ran across Canada in 68 days to beat the record for the fastest cross-country run. On Wednesday, July 20, he passed through Aldergrove. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Record-breaking cross-Canada run passes through Langley, Fraser Valley

Dave Proctor wrapped up his run on Thursday, July 21

Dave Proctor ran across Canada in 68 days to beat the record for the fastest cross-country run. On Wednesday, July 20, he passed through Aldergrove. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Indigenous singers marked the opening of the Langley Foundry on Eastleigh Crescent on Tuesday, July 19. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Latest Foundry opens in Langley to provide youth health services

Thirteenth opened by the province, with more planned, minister said

Indigenous singers marked the opening of the Langley Foundry on Eastleigh Crescent on Tuesday, July 19. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley guitarist and producer Mitch Merrett, on the right with his band Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion, recently had a guitar missing for 15 years, a gift from his parents, recovered. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. country musician recovers guitar stolen in Surrey 15 years ago

The Telecaster was a gift from his parents when he was starting out

Langley guitarist and producer Mitch Merrett, on the right with his band Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion, recently had a guitar missing for 15 years, a gift from his parents, recovered. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Emergency crews were at Willowbrook Shopping Centre Wednesday, July 13, 2022, for reports of pepper spraying. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley pepper spray victims say incident caused by ‘beef’ between teens

One victim retaliated with pepper spray of his own

Emergency crews were at Willowbrook Shopping Centre Wednesday, July 13, 2022, for reports of pepper spraying. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Emergency crews were at Willowbrook Shopping Centre Wednesday, July 13, 2022, for reports of noxious spray being set off inside. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Three people pepper sprayed in Langley’s Willowbrook Mall, building evacuated

Store employee told the Langley Advance Times that the mall was evacuated.

Emergency crews were at Willowbrook Shopping Centre Wednesday, July 13, 2022, for reports of noxious spray being set off inside. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
As of June 30, the Fraser River water level, at the Mission gauge, was just under six metres. Current forecasts expect another peak at around six metres before levels drop again. (Kevin Mills/Black Press Media)

Flood threat recedes, but Fraser River still high near Langley

Evacuation alerts are still in place for Township, Katzie reserve residents

As of June 30, the Fraser River water level, at the Mission gauge, was just under six metres. Current forecasts expect another peak at around six metres before levels drop again. (Kevin Mills/Black Press Media)
Peter and Ann Withers, with their grandson Ethan Wilkie, watched the 100m qualifying races at the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Thursday morning. Wilkie, who grew up in Langley and Abbotsford, is competing for the University of New Brunswick in the 400m race. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley-born track athlete returns home to race at Bell Canadian National championships

Athletes from across Canada are competing this week at McLeod Athletic Park

Peter and Ann Withers, with their grandson Ethan Wilkie, watched the 100m qualifying races at the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Thursday morning. Wilkie, who grew up in Langley and Abbotsford, is competing for the University of New Brunswick in the 400m race. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley teen’s sliced finger leads to lawsuit against school district

Student allegedly damaged tendon in finger on a field trip

The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)
Members of the Abreast with FORT-itude dragonboat team formed a Relay for Life team. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Relay for Life returns to Langley and raises tens of thousands for cancer

Stories of cancer survival and fun mingled at the event

Members of the Abreast with FORT-itude dragonboat team formed a Relay for Life team. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A map showing the red area is the primary infection zone. This is from the Abbotsford infection notification. The Langley map hasn’t been released yet. (CFIA map)

Avian flu detected on Langley farm

Outbreaks have been sweeping the province

A map showing the red area is the primary infection zone. This is from the Abbotsford infection notification. The Langley map hasn’t been released yet. (CFIA map)
The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) looked into the collision between a Langey RCMP officer and a pedestrian last year. Charges were laid this week. (Black Press Media files)

Langley Mountie charged in crash that sent pedestrian to hospital

Incident took place last summer in Brookswood

The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) looked into the collision between a Langey RCMP officer and a pedestrian last year. Charges were laid this week. (Black Press Media files)
Surrey Provincial Court. (Black Press Media files)

Langley Mountie charged with uttering threats, breach of trust

Prosecutors would say nothing about the circumstances that led to the charges

Surrey Provincial Court. (Black Press Media files)
Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Petition takes aim at planned Langley high rise

A planned 45-storey tower is the target of some opposition

Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks about housing after meeting privately with two families in Kitchener, Ont. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

In Our View: Finally time for federal, provincial politicians to get down to business

There are no elections in the offing for years. Time to govern.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks about housing after meeting privately with two families in Kitchener, Ont. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
A Chilliwack man has been sentenced for the shooting of two people outside a Langley hotel in November of 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)

Chilliwack man gets 10 years for attempted murder at Langley hotel

The second man to plead guilty was sentenced earlier this month

A Chilliwack man has been sentenced for the shooting of two people outside a Langley hotel in November of 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)
Jason Francis Wallace will be released after serving two-thirds of his manslaughter sentence, but no halfway house in Canada is willing to take him in due to the danger he poses. (Black Press Media files)

Released Langley killer too dangerous for halfway houses

Jason Francis Wallace’s parole conditions have been altered

Jason Francis Wallace will be released after serving two-thirds of his manslaughter sentence, but no halfway house in Canada is willing to take him in due to the danger he poses. (Black Press Media files)
Forensic investigators returned to the home of Naomi Onotera after her husband was arrested and charged with her death on Dec. 17 last year. (Langley Advance Times files)

No bail for husband accused in Langley woman’s death

Suspect’s attempt to gain bail had been opposed by a protest

Forensic investigators returned to the home of Naomi Onotera after her husband was arrested and charged with her death on Dec. 17 last year. (Langley Advance Times files)
Family and friends have identified Nicholas Ball, 29, as the man murdered in Langley last week. (Facebook)

Family identifies Langley’s latest murder victim

Nicholas Ball’s mother is calling for anyone with information to contact the RCMP

Family and friends have identified Nicholas Ball, 29, as the man murdered in Langley last week. (Facebook)
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