Miranda Gathercole

Paul Chung was granted funding for the $750,000 drug Soliris for three months. His family is worried that will not be enough time for his kidneys to properly heal.                                Submitted photo

Lower Mainland family continues to fight for full Soliris coverage

Langley’s Paul Chung has been granted $750K drug for three months, but family fears it is not enough

Paul Chung was granted funding for the $750,000 drug Soliris for three months. His family is worried that will not be enough time for his kidneys to properly heal.                                Submitted photo
For the last four years, Sheldon Stibbs’ home has been turned into chaos thanks to his two elves, Stephen and Orlando. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

VIDEO: Elf on the Shelf running amok in Lower Mainland home

Elves Stephen and Orlando have taken Christmas to a new level in the Stibbs-Wilson household

For the last four years, Sheldon Stibbs’ home has been turned into chaos thanks to his two elves, Stephen and Orlando. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
Shantee Anaquod pictured with her younger brother, Jonathan, before becoming sick. After two months of being bed ridden in a hospital, Anaquod gets to spend Christmas at home with her family. Submitted photo

VIDEO: AHUS patient Shantee Anaquod is home for Christmas

Less than a month after receiving first dose of $750K drug, 23 year old healthy enough to go home

Shantee Anaquod pictured with her younger brother, Jonathan, before becoming sick. After two months of being bed ridden in a hospital, Anaquod gets to spend Christmas at home with her family. Submitted photo
Kristina Ward, 20, has been missing since September. Submitted photo

VIDEO: Police release surveillance footage of missing B.C. girl

Kristina Ward, 20, has been missing since September

Kristina Ward, 20, has been missing since September. Submitted photo
Pipeline construction delayed in Langley

Pipeline construction delayed in Langley

Completion date for the Trans Mountain pipeline has been revised to December, 2020

Pipeline construction delayed in Langley
Brandon Gabriel was one of several people who took part in a hologram protest of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Photo from the Greenpeace Canada Facebook page.

VIDEO: B.C. First Nation joins ‘hologram’ protest vs Kinder Morgan pipeline

The demonstration was staged by Greenpeace Canada at the headquarters of TD Bank in Toronto

Brandon Gabriel was one of several people who took part in a hologram protest of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Photo from the Greenpeace Canada Facebook page.
The musical light tunnel is one of the main attractions at Glow Christmas. The venue officially opens to the public on Friday, Nov. 24 at 4 p.m. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

VIDEO: ‘Glow Christmas’ opens for the holiday season

Massive Langley light show features 500,000 lights

The musical light tunnel is one of the main attractions at Glow Christmas. The venue officially opens to the public on Friday, Nov. 24 at 4 p.m. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
Minok Jun and Peter Chung collected more than 2,000 names on their petition to make Soliris a publicly funded medication. The B.C government announced on Nov. 20 that they would begin providing coverage on a case-by-case basis. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Lower Mainland teen seeks funding for $750,000 drug Soliris

Paul Chung is hopeful that, like Shantee Anaquod, he will be approved for costly aHUS treatment

Minok Jun and Peter Chung collected more than 2,000 names on their petition to make Soliris a publicly funded medication. The B.C government announced on Nov. 20 that they would begin providing coverage on a case-by-case basis. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
Shantee Anaquod has been in hospital since October, after flu-like symptoms revealed she has a life-threatening condition called aHUS. On Tuesday afternoon, the province approved funding of the $750,000 drug Soliris to help her condition. Submitted photo

VIDEO: Government approves funding of $750,000 drug for B.C. woman

Approval comes one day after province announces funding for Soliris on a case-by-case basis

Shantee Anaquod has been in hospital since October, after flu-like symptoms revealed she has a life-threatening condition called aHUS. On Tuesday afternoon, the province approved funding of the $750,000 drug Soliris to help her condition. Submitted photo
Above: Jennifer Anaquod and her son Jonathan, 8, hold up a picture of Shantee from before she was sick. Below: Shantee is now in hospital undergoing three hours of plasma exchange every day and four hours of dialysis every second day.                                Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

VIDEO: Langley mom pleads for help in securing $750,000 life-saving drug for daughter

UBC student Shantee Anaquod is in desperate need of Soliris to treat aHUS

Above: Jennifer Anaquod and her son Jonathan, 8, hold up a picture of Shantee from before she was sick. Below: Shantee is now in hospital undergoing three hours of plasma exchange every day and four hours of dialysis every second day.                                Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
Artist Rendering of the new entry building proposed at the Greater Vancouver Zoo.

Greater Vancouver Zoo plans new buildings, parking lot

Animal farm applying to ALC for non-farm use to facilitate upgrades

Artist Rendering of the new entry building proposed at the Greater Vancouver Zoo.
Ryan Reynolds gives B.C. boy advice on wearing Deadpool costume

Ryan Reynolds gives B.C. boy advice on wearing Deadpool costume

Monique Tamminga’s Tweet to the Vancouver actor has gone viral

Ryan Reynolds gives B.C. boy advice on wearing Deadpool costume
Melanie MacInnes stands in front of several beehives that were introduced to the MacInnes Farm this Next year, they plan to expand their hives to 60. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times.

Meet the farmers behind the filming of ‘When Calls the Heart’

Known across North America for its Hallmark film set, the MacInnes property is also a working farm

Melanie MacInnes stands in front of several beehives that were introduced to the MacInnes Farm this Next year, they plan to expand their hives to 60. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times.
Members of the Forensic Identification Team are at the Rio Can shopping centre after a body was discovered in a dumpster. Troy Landreville Langley Times

VIDEO: Body discovered at scene of dumpster fire behind Langley City mall

Area behind furniture store taped off after firefighters find deceased woman while battling blaze

Members of the Forensic Identification Team are at the Rio Can shopping centre after a body was discovered in a dumpster. Troy Landreville Langley Times
John MacCallum, who has called Langley home for the last 20 years, was a member of the Scottish pipe band used in Wings’ 1977 hit song ‘Mull of Kintyre.’ MacCallum is pictured third from the right, with Paul McCartney in the centre. MacCallum is now a member of the South Fraser Pipes & Drums, a Langley-based band that is looking for new members. Photo courtesy of John MacCallum

VIDEO: Working with Paul McCartney ‘an out of this world musical experience’

B.C. pipe band member shares memories of recording 1977 U.K. hit ‘Mull of Kintyre’

John MacCallum, who has called Langley home for the last 20 years, was a member of the Scottish pipe band used in Wings’ 1977 hit song ‘Mull of Kintyre.’ MacCallum is pictured third from the right, with Paul McCartney in the centre. MacCallum is now a member of the South Fraser Pipes & Drums, a Langley-based band that is looking for new members. Photo courtesy of John MacCallum
VIDEO: Stormy weather pounds Lower Mainland

VIDEO: Stormy weather pounds Lower Mainland

Heavy wind and rain downed tree on car belonging to former MLA’s son

VIDEO: Stormy weather pounds Lower Mainland
Langley actors Andrew Wood and Virginia Cooke in Langley Players production of ‘The Memory of Water.’                                Supplied photo by Gordon Mantle

Memory, family relations explored in dark comedy

Langley Players production ‘The Memory of Water’ opens Oct. 19

Langley actors Andrew Wood and Virginia Cooke in Langley Players production of ‘The Memory of Water.’                                Supplied photo by Gordon Mantle
The Township is expanding its new public space waste management program across the entire municipality. A pilot done in Walnut Grove saw 93 per cent less dog waste in the garbage stream as a result of the new bins.                                Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

New dog waste bins to be installed across Langley Township

Pilot project in Walnut Grove saw 93 per cent of pet waste diverted out of garbage stream

The Township is expanding its new public space waste management program across the entire municipality. A pilot done in Walnut Grove saw 93 per cent less dog waste in the garbage stream as a result of the new bins.                                Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
Actor KJ Apa, who plays the character Archie in Riverdale, snapped a photo with a fan outside of Gabby’s Country Cabaret, aka the “Whyte Wyrm” on Sept. 19. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the actor was involved in a car crash after working a 16-hour day. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times.

UPDATE: Actor KJ Apa reportedly crashes car after long day of filming

Reports claim the actor fell asleep at the wheel after working a 16-hour day

Actor KJ Apa, who plays the character Archie in Riverdale, snapped a photo with a fan outside of Gabby’s Country Cabaret, aka the “Whyte Wyrm” on Sept. 19. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the actor was involved in a car crash after working a 16-hour day. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times.
Langley Times file photo

Township on the hook for $6 million in railway crossing safety improvements

Upgrades at 29 public crossings must be completed by 2021 under new Transport Canada regulations

Langley Times file photo