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Fraser Valley Regional Library branches to re-open Aug. 4. (Langley Advance Times files)

Fraser Valley Regional Library to re-open all 25 branch locations on Aug. 4

Guests will once again be able to browse collections, have computer access, and return items

Fraser Valley Regional Library branches to re-open Aug. 4. (Langley Advance Times files)
Theatre in the Country presents Pride and Prejudice, a live Zoom adaptation starring mostly Maple Ridge residents. (Theatre in the Country/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Maple Ridge actors bring fresh take to Pride and Prejudice production

Theatre in the Country offers performances online through Zoom, Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25

Theatre in the Country presents Pride and Prejudice, a live Zoom adaptation starring mostly Maple Ridge residents. (Theatre in the Country/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Outpouring of support for displaced Madison Place residents comes after Friday night fire

Outpouring of support for displaced Madison Place residents comes after Friday night fire

Top floors of apartment complex at 9700 block of 56th Avenue went up in flames at around 6 p.m.

  • Jul 18, 2020
Outpouring of support for displaced Madison Place residents comes after Friday night fire
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates COVID-19 situation in B.C.

Last COVID-19 care home outbreak in Fraser Health declared over

Maple Hill long-term care facility in Langley was deemed COVID-free on Friday

  • Jul 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates COVID-19 situation in B.C.
Friends, family remember victim of Langley possible triple-homicide fire at memorial

Friends, family remember victim of Langley possible triple-homicide fire at memorial

Memorial held for one the of three found dead at a house fire in Langley Meadows last month

Friends, family remember victim of Langley possible triple-homicide fire at memorial
Delegation of laid-off hotel workers delivered a petition to Maple Ridge MLA Lisa Beare’s office on Friday morning. (Stephanie Fung/Special to the News)

‘Protect our jobs,” say laid-off hotel workers to MLA Lisa Beare

Delegation delivered a petition to Maple Ridge MLA office on Friday

Delegation of laid-off hotel workers delivered a petition to Maple Ridge MLA Lisa Beare’s office on Friday morning. (Stephanie Fung/Special to the News)
Maple Ridge author releases first in Icelandic-inspired fantasy young adult novel trilogy

Maple Ridge author releases first in Icelandic-inspired fantasy young adult novel trilogy

Brooke Carter published The Stone of Sorrow, Book One in her Runecaster series with Orca Publishing

Maple Ridge author releases first in Icelandic-inspired fantasy young adult novel trilogy
Westcoast Harmony Chorus sings O Canada. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: O Canada sung virtually in barbershop-style by 49 performers

Westcoast Harmony Chorus has been rehearsing through Zoom since March

Westcoast Harmony Chorus sings O Canada. (Screenshot)
The British Columbia Girls Choir performed and won at the 2018 Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. (Fiona Blackburn/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: BC Girls Choir back in the running for top prize at Welsh music festival

The girls earned ‘Children’s Choir of the World’ at Llangollen International Musical in 2018

The British Columbia Girls Choir performed and won at the 2018 Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. (Fiona Blackburn/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Lodge. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Lodge reports no change in COVID-19 numbers, bringing active cases to zero

The Langley non-profit has been the site of the deadliest COVID-19 outbreak in the province

  • Jun 13, 2020
Langley Lodge. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Rising demand for blood ushers in National Blood Donor Week, June 8-14, (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Rising demand for blood ushers in National Blood Donor Week, June 8 to 14

COVID inspired thousands of Canadians to donate, including many who contributed for the first time

Rising demand for blood ushers in National Blood Donor Week, June 8-14, (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Douglas Park playground. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Maple Ridge joins regional initiative to simultaneously re-open services

22 municipalities are coordinating re-opening dates in an attempt to simplify and lessen confusion

Douglas Park playground. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Country Music Association of Ontario Rising Star nominee Dustin Bird was one of the voices on “Together, We’re Strong.” (Curtis Bird/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Country stars release song in memory of Capt. Casey, who died in Snowbirds crash

Brian John Harwood and Dustin Bird co-wrote the track, which features 18 Canadian country artists

Country Music Association of Ontario Rising Star nominee Dustin Bird was one of the voices on “Together, We’re Strong.” (Curtis Bird/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge resident wears polka dot outfit to spread some joy and inspire

Maple Ridge resident wears polka dot outfit to spread some joy and inspire

Lynell Adams is encouraging people to donate to Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation’s virtual Fund Run

Maple Ridge resident wears polka dot outfit to spread some joy and inspire
Langley Advance Times file photo

B.C. government invests $7.5 million through Creative BC to help struggling musicians

Bob D’Eith, MLA for Maple Ridge-Mission, led industry consultations on supports during the pandemic

Langley Advance Times file photo
Suspected ‘murder hornet’ leaves Langley man on edge after finding insect in bedroom

Suspected ‘murder hornet’ leaves Langley man on edge after finding insect in bedroom

The extra-large invasive insect had been first discovered in Brookswood on Thursday, May 28

Suspected ‘murder hornet’ leaves Langley man on edge after finding insect in bedroom
Fraser North Farmers Market moves to online model for summer season amid COVID-19

Fraser North Farmers Market moves to online model for summer season amid COVID-19

Customers can order products online and pick up at Golden Meadows Honey Farm on Saturdays

Fraser North Farmers Market moves to online model for summer season amid COVID-19
Black Press Media Photo

Dementia doesn’t stop and neither does the Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Amid COVID-19, Maple Ridge residents join the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s online May 31

Black Press Media Photo
Coquitlam Centre to open it’s doors on Tuesday, May 19. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Coquitlam Centre set to reopen Tuesday, May 19

A pickup program will begin the following week for select retailers to limit crowds

Coquitlam Centre to open it’s doors on Tuesday, May 19. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Golden Ears Provincial Park reopens to public

One of B.C.’s largest and busiest provincial parks is allowing day use recreation as of May 14

Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge is one of B.C.’s busiest. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)