Matthew Claxton

Rams head coach Howie Zaron, seen here in a team training video, has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. He says he is innocent. (Facebook image)

Lower Mainland football head coach faces drug charge

Howie Zaron charged with possession of cocaine, president saying team standing behind him

Rams head coach Howie Zaron, seen here in a team training video, has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. He says he is innocent. (Facebook image)
A man with this sign on his car spent three days hanging around a Langley City business. (Photo submitted)

Driver offers cash to be infected with COVID-19 out front of B.C. pharmacy

The man hung around a Langley City business until police asked him to leave

A man with this sign on his car spent three days hanging around a Langley City business. (Photo submitted)
Surrey Provincial Court. (Black Press Media files)

Accused in Langley triple murder appears in court

Kia Ebrahimian’s lawyer says she hasn’t been able to meet with her client in person yet

Surrey Provincial Court. (Black Press Media files)
Fire seriously damaged a four-storey Langley City apartment building on Friday evening. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire guts Langley City apartment building

Residents fled flames just before 6 p.m.

Fire seriously damaged a four-storey Langley City apartment building on Friday evening. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
It’s been a bad year for mosquitoes in the Fraser Valley. (Black Press Media files)

‘Perfect storm’ led to bad year for mosquitos in Maple Ridge

High river levels and lots of rain meant many eggs hatched this year

It’s been a bad year for mosquitoes in the Fraser Valley. (Black Press Media files)
It’s been a bad year for mosquitoes in the Fraser Valley. (Black Press Media files)

‘Perfect storm’ led to bad year for mosquitos near Fraser River

High river levels and lots of rain meant many eggs hatched this year

It’s been a bad year for mosquitoes in the Fraser Valley. (Black Press Media files)
Alvin Wright was killed in his Langley City home 10 years ago, in 2010, in an officer-involved shooting.

Some changes made since Langley’s last police-involved shooting 10 years ago

New investigators and new tactics in use across B.C., since Alvin Wright was killed in his home

Alvin Wright was killed in his Langley City home 10 years ago, in 2010, in an officer-involved shooting.
The teens hopped a fence into the pool. (Langley Advance Times files)

Teens sneak into community pool for illicit swim

Nothing was damaged or stolen at the pool in Aldergrove, police say

The teens hopped a fence into the pool. (Langley Advance Times files)
Ron MacDonald, the civilian director of the Independent Investigations Office, said the agency will begin tracking the ethnicity of people hurt or killed in interactions with police in B.C. (Black Press Media files)

IIO to collect data on ethnicity of those killed, injured in police encounters

The civilian-led agency investigates all police-invovled deaths and serious injuries in B.C.

Ron MacDonald, the civilian director of the Independent Investigations Office, said the agency will begin tracking the ethnicity of people hurt or killed in interactions with police in B.C. (Black Press Media files)
Langley RCMP seized five long guns and two pistols during two recent searches in Surrey. (Langley RCMP)

Seven guns seized in Lower Mainland police raids

RCMP officers also found drugs and almost $9,000 in cash

Langley RCMP seized five long guns and two pistols during two recent searches in Surrey. (Langley RCMP)
Nora Cashato, 12, organized a petition to preserve the Fort Langley Outdoor Pool after she learned about its coming closure from her mother, Rachelle. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

12-year-old petitions to preserve neighbourhood pool

Local youth will take her case to council next Monday

Nora Cashato, 12, organized a petition to preserve the Fort Langley Outdoor Pool after she learned about its coming closure from her mother, Rachelle. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Willowbrook mall worker confirmed to have had COVID-19

Willowbrook mall worker confirmed to have had COVID-19

The employee has not been in the mall since June 3

Willowbrook mall worker confirmed to have had COVID-19
A police dog handler was walking west along Dewdney Trunk Road by 222 Street Tuesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Suspect slams into two cars after traffic stop in Maple Ridge

Police say they found drugs, a knife, and brass knuckles

A police dog handler was walking west along Dewdney Trunk Road by 222 Street Tuesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Volunteers at Critter Care rehabilitate injured or orphaned raccoons and return them to the wild. (Langley Advance Times files)

Reward for info on trapped raccoon rises to $6,000

Activists have donated to try to find whoever laid a trap in Delta

Volunteers at Critter Care rehabilitate injured or orphaned raccoons and return them to the wild. (Langley Advance Times files)
Fraser Health takes charge of COVID response at Langley Lodge

Fraser Health takes charge of COVID response at Langley Lodge

Fraser Health is also sending in a germ-killing machine to fight the virus

Fraser Health takes charge of COVID response at Langley Lodge
The Asian giant hornet has now been found in Langley, with a specimen around 208th Street and 32nd Avenue. (Facebook)

Another Asian giant ‘murder hornet’ found in Lower Mainland

This is the farthest east the invasive species has been found so far

The Asian giant hornet has now been found in Langley, with a specimen around 208th Street and 32nd Avenue. (Facebook)
20 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at Langley Lodge

20 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at Langley Lodge

There were two new cases detected, according to the Lodge’s update

20 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at Langley Lodge
$2,000 reward for info on suburban trap after raccoon dies

$2,000 reward for info on suburban trap after raccoon dies

Animal rights groups say there was no need for the trap

$2,000 reward for info on suburban trap after raccoon dies
Resident’s daughter raises transparency concern as deaths at seniors home rise to 11

Resident’s daughter raises transparency concern as deaths at seniors home rise to 11

Resident’s daughter says communication with families has been lacking

Resident’s daughter raises transparency concern as deaths at seniors home rise to 11
Metro Vancouver board salaries top $1.1 million in 2019

Metro Vancouver board salaries top $1.1 million in 2019

Mayors and councillors from across the region received from hundreds to thousands in salaries

Metro Vancouver board salaries top $1.1 million in 2019