Monique Tamminga

Scouts Canada in B.C. has decided to stop meeting in person because of the rise of COVID cases across the province. (Scouts Okanagan Facebook)

Scouts across B.C. to stop meeting in person as cases surge

A rise in COVID cases across B.C. has Scouts Canada going virtual

Scouts Canada in B.C. has decided to stop meeting in person because of the rise of COVID cases across the province. (Scouts Okanagan Facebook)
Dave Choukalos visits with Kevin, the broken winged Canada goose, a few times a week. Dave’s worried Kevin won’t make it through winter. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

VIDEO: Kevin, the famous Penticton goose, needs help

Humans like Dave Chuokalos want to help their fine-feathered friend who hangs out at Okanagan Lake

Dave Choukalos visits with Kevin, the broken winged Canada goose, a few times a week. Dave’s worried Kevin won’t make it through winter. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)
Rescued 2010 Winter Olympics sled dog goes missing in Oliver

Rescued 2010 Winter Olympics sled dog goes missing in Oliver

A Maple Ridge husky went missing three months ago in the South Okanagan – hunt continues

Rescued 2010 Winter Olympics sled dog goes missing in Oliver
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
B.C. woman shaken ‘like a rag doll’ in devastating dog attack

B.C. woman shaken ‘like a rag doll’ in devastating dog attack

It took 85 staples to close the massive bite wounds on woman’s leg after attack in Aldergrove

B.C. woman shaken ‘like a rag doll’ in devastating dog attack
Put down the phone, please, say children, experts

Put down the phone, please, say children, experts

Infant Mental Health team launch awareness campaign aimed at parents’ phone addiction

Put down the phone, please, say children, experts
Karen McLaren jokes around with her six-year-old nephew. McLaren who has stage 4 breast cancer has been fighting to get a life-saving drug covered in B.C. Coverage is now available, but only to a select few, not including her.                                 Submitted photo

No celebrating cancer drug coverage, says B.C. woman

BC Cancer Agency approves potentially life-saving drug Ibrance but severely restricts access

Karen McLaren jokes around with her six-year-old nephew. McLaren who has stage 4 breast cancer has been fighting to get a life-saving drug covered in B.C. Coverage is now available, but only to a select few, not including her.                                 Submitted photo
The Sky’s The Limit - Girls Fly Too! event is on this weekend March 10, 11 at Abbotsford Airport to encourage more females to get into aviation and military, navy, says organizer Kirsten Brazier. Submitted photo

Meet an astronaut, take a free flight, ride in a tank

Girls Fly Too! event returns to Abbotsford Airport this weekend

The Sky’s The Limit - Girls Fly Too! event is on this weekend March 10, 11 at Abbotsford Airport to encourage more females to get into aviation and military, navy, says organizer Kirsten Brazier. Submitted photo
Don’t post about school threats online, call police: RCMP

Don’t post about school threats online, call police: RCMP

RCMP say there is no threat or danger and have spoken to youth who caused the situation

Don’t post about school threats online, call police: RCMP
Langley benefits from gas war

Langley benefits from gas war

Drivers line up at Super Save Gas on Langley Bypass for $1.19 gas

Langley benefits from gas war
B.C. high school student sent on assignment at Winter Olympics

B.C. high school student sent on assignment at Winter Olympics

Langley’s Kevin Kim has been hired to create promotional video with athletes in PyeongChang

B.C. high school student sent on assignment at Winter Olympics
This is the multi-level circus-themed aquaplay structure with a big popcorn bowl acting as a water bucket at the top. The interactive water playground is just one of many features which include waterslides and a lazy river at the Otter Co-Op Outdoor Experience water park being built in Aldergrove. The huge water park is set to open Canada Day long weekend. Monique Tamminga Langley Times

VIDEO: Water park expected to make huge splash when it opens this summer

Water slides, lazy river, 50-person hot tub among highlights of Fraser Valley attraction

This is the multi-level circus-themed aquaplay structure with a big popcorn bowl acting as a water bucket at the top. The interactive water playground is just one of many features which include waterslides and a lazy river at the Otter Co-Op Outdoor Experience water park being built in Aldergrove. The huge water park is set to open Canada Day long weekend. Monique Tamminga Langley Times
Township 7 wine bottles.                                Courtesy Township 7

Fraser Valley wineries respond to Alberta premier’s sour grapes

Winery operators shocked to be caught in the middle of pipeline dispute

Township 7 wine bottles.                                Courtesy Township 7
Stanley the beaver was brought to Langley’s Critter Care Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre after being rescued by Vancouver Aquarium staff at Stanley Park. It is believed Stanley was hit by a car and then chased into salt water. He received care at the Langley centre before being re-released in the Vancouver park. Critter Care photo

VIDEO: Langley’s Critter Care takes in second injured beaver from Stanley Park

Beaver, dubbed ‘Stanley’ was struck by car, chased into ocean, before being rescued by aquarium staff

Stanley the beaver was brought to Langley’s Critter Care Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre after being rescued by Vancouver Aquarium staff at Stanley Park. It is believed Stanley was hit by a car and then chased into salt water. He received care at the Langley centre before being re-released in the Vancouver park. Critter Care photo
Mobile complaint clinic coming to Langley Feb. 9

Mobile complaint clinic coming to Langley Feb. 9

The B.C. Ombudsperson is touring cities, taking complaints against the provincial government

Mobile complaint clinic coming to Langley Feb. 9
B.C. man, 21, accused of impersonating a police officer

B.C. man, 21, accused of impersonating a police officer

Arrest warrant issued for Surrey man after two women in a vehicle in Langley chased by fake cop car

B.C. man, 21, accused of impersonating a police officer
Founder of	‘Hope After Stroke’ group pleads for help after funding loss

Founder of ‘Hope After Stroke’ group pleads for help after funding loss

Donation shortage from Good Times Cruise-In will force stroke recovery group to cut its services

Founder of	‘Hope After Stroke’ group pleads for help after funding loss
Told he had two weeks to live, Langley man now enjoying new lease on life

Told he had two weeks to live, Langley man now enjoying new lease on life

Tim Roxburgh’s unusual experience has given him a unique perspective on end-of-life care in hospice

Told he had two weeks to live, Langley man now enjoying new lease on life
B.C. boy followed and chased by two men

B.C. boy followed and chased by two men

Langley 13-year-old was out walking his dog when incident occurred

B.C. boy followed and chased by two men
Judge sympathetic to shooter in Langley death

Judge sympathetic to shooter in Langley death

‘I cannot imagine how difficult the last 333 days have been,’ judge said to Jason Wallace

Judge sympathetic to shooter in Langley death