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Karlisa Kirkpatrick asked if she could have the vintage doors of Gabby’s Country Cabaret and was allowed to take them home where she plans to refurbish them. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

TIMELAPSE VIDEO: Lower Mainland landmark for country music fans razed

Gabby’s Country Cabaret building demolished Tuesday morning in Langley City

Karlisa Kirkpatrick asked if she could have the vintage doors of Gabby’s Country Cabaret and was allowed to take them home where she plans to refurbish them. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge Fire Department along with BC Ambulance and police responded to a call of a canoeist in the Fraser River midday Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)

Maple Ridge and Langley emergency crews called for canoeist in Fraser River

Person in frigid river helped to shore by jet boat

Maple Ridge Fire Department along with BC Ambulance and police responded to a call of a canoeist in the Fraser River midday Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)
Cheryl Roberts said she was having to consider putting down her cat, Burley, because she can’t afford his dental surgery. (Cheryl Roberts photo)

UPDATE: COVID impact on Lower Mainland woman’s finances puts her kitty’s future in jeopardy

Public donates enough to allow Burley the cat to have dental surgery

  • Feb 26, 2021
Cheryl Roberts said she was having to consider putting down her cat, Burley, because she can’t afford his dental surgery. (Cheryl Roberts photo)
Angie Quaale owns Well Seasoned, a gourmet food store and catering business. She’s has three requests in recent days to cater gatherings of at least 18 people. Gatherings violate Public Health Orders. (Jeff Vinnick Images}

Langley caterer sounds alarm after rejecting 3 requests for large events

Business asked to quote for baptism, Super Bowl party and third event, all for at least 18 people

Angie Quaale owns Well Seasoned, a gourmet food store and catering business. She’s has three requests in recent days to cater gatherings of at least 18 people. Gatherings violate Public Health Orders. (Jeff Vinnick Images}
The family of Michael Taylor is fundraising to help pay for medical expenses and bring his body home from Bali where he became gravely ill over Christmas 2020. (GoFundMe campaign)

Langley family’s crowdsourcing medical fundraiser turns into burial plea

Michael Taylor fell ill Dec. 22 and died Christmas Day in Bali. His parents want to bring him home

  • Dec 29, 2020
The family of Michael Taylor is fundraising to help pay for medical expenses and bring his body home from Bali where he became gravely ill over Christmas 2020. (GoFundMe campaign)
Gord Maxwell and Laurie Thain, who perform together as Maxwell and Thain, have released a Christmas song. (Dee Lippingwell/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Enjoy a Christmas song by Maple Ridge teacher, performed by her dad

Though the song was written a few years ago, its reflective tone captures 2020

Gord Maxwell and Laurie Thain, who perform together as Maxwell and Thain, have released a Christmas song. (Dee Lippingwell/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Edmilao family, including Apollo and his younger brother, Francis, moved to Canada in the 1970s. (Edmilao family/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Code Name: Big Red – B.C. soldier with NORAD helps Santa get around the globe safely

The annual NORAD Tracks Santa program features a soldier who grew up in Langley

The Edmilao family, including Apollo and his younger brother, Francis, moved to Canada in the 1970s. (Edmilao family/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Local schools will benefit from gaming funds for parent advisory councils. (Maple Ridge Secondary School/File photo)

Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge school parent groups receive gaming funds

The provincial government announced funding for 1,300 groups

Local schools will benefit from gaming funds for parent advisory councils. (Maple Ridge Secondary School/File photo)
Danielle Axton won the 2020 Memory Living Manager of the Year award, one of six national awards presented by Chartwell Retirement Residences. (Chartwell photo/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley seniors residence manager’s dedication earns national award

Danielle Axton has worked at the same seniors complex for more than a decade

Danielle Axton won the 2020 Memory Living Manager of the Year award, one of six national awards presented by Chartwell Retirement Residences. (Chartwell photo/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The online poster for Joel Goddard, who left his Willoughby home Nov. 10, 2020, has been updated by his family and friends who received word that he’s been found.

Langley man missing since Nov. 10 found alive and safe in Abbotsford

Family of the Willoughby area man had been searching for days. Police find him at Abbotsford Airport

The online poster for Joel Goddard, who left his Willoughby home Nov. 10, 2020, has been updated by his family and friends who received word that he’s been found.
Keith McCambridge will be joining the Vancouver Giants as associate coach. (Vancouver Giants photo)

Vancouver Giants bringing in new associate coach from Manitoba

Keith McCambridge replaces Jamie Heward who was with the club two seasons

  • Nov 13, 2020
Keith McCambridge will be joining the Vancouver Giants as associate coach. (Vancouver Giants photo)
GM has issued a voluntary recall of Chevy Bolt electric vehicles with batteries made in Korea. Owners can check their VIN to see if their vehicle is part of the recall. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

Chevy Bolts recalled over vehicle fires in U.S.

The recall impacts more than 68,000 vehicles with batteries from a Korean factory

GM has issued a voluntary recall of Chevy Bolt electric vehicles with batteries made in Korea. Owners can check their VIN to see if their vehicle is part of the recall. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
The Home Builders Association Vancouver will hold its annual Coats for Kids drive in 2020 to benefit the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau and Surrey Christmas Bureau. (HAVAN/Special to Black Press Media)

Maple Ridge business is drop off point for home-builder Christmas fundraiser

Coats for Kids is accepting winter wear as well as cash donations to help local children

The Home Builders Association Vancouver will hold its annual Coats for Kids drive in 2020 to benefit the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau and Surrey Christmas Bureau. (HAVAN/Special to Black Press Media)
The Langley RCMP executed a warrant on a Willoughby home Oct. 30 and seized about $20,000 in merchandise. (Langley RCMP)

Lower Mainland RCMP seize more than 100 high-end household goods worth $20,000

Fraudulent credit cards were used for curbside pickups at various Langley businesses

  • Nov 5, 2020
The Langley RCMP executed a warrant on a Willoughby home Oct. 30 and seized about $20,000 in merchandise. (Langley RCMP)
The B.C. Teacher Regulation Branch has issued a decision about the actions of an elementary school teacher in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley elementary teacher suspended for grabbing, shoving, yelling at kids

Roxann Rojas will lose her legal authority to teach for two weeks from Oct. 25 to Nov. 7, 2020

  • Oct 28, 2020
The B.C. Teacher Regulation Branch has issued a decision about the actions of an elementary school teacher in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
The RCMP photo shows cannabis that was seized as part of the E-Prominent investigation. (RCMP)

Four Langley and Surrey men charged in 2019 pot export case

Warrants were executed on properties in Surrey, Langley and Delta in June and August 2019

  • Oct 27, 2020
The RCMP photo shows cannabis that was seized as part of the E-Prominent investigation. (RCMP)
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ON COOKING: Chef offers a new take on pumpkin spice

Pumpkin puree can be used to make a salad dressing

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The News is preparing detailed election coverage for readers, including information about voting. (The News graphic)

BC VOTES: Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows candidates sent questionnaires

The community newspaper has sent packages to candidates. If they haven’t received them, get them here

The News is preparing detailed election coverage for readers, including information about voting. (The News graphic)
The Canadian Association of Retired Persons is marking National Seniors Day with a virtual event.

Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge invited to take part in virtual National Seniors Day gathering

The Canadian Association of Retired Persons invites people to take part in an Oct. 1 event online

The Canadian Association of Retired Persons is marking National Seniors Day with a virtual event.
Emergency crews were called to Royal Crescent near Lougheed Highway on Thursday evening for a report of a stabbing. (Google Maps)

Evening stabbing second on Thursday in Maple Ridge

A man was treated for minor injuries after a stabbing at Royal Crescent and Lougheed Highway

Emergency crews were called to Royal Crescent near Lougheed Highway on Thursday evening for a report of a stabbing. (Google Maps)