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Final eight square off in B.C. High School Boys Basketball tournament in Langley
Final eight square off in B.C. High School Boys Basketball tournament in Langley
Lennox has also been nicknamed Sir Purs A Lot by the staff at the Brookswood Veterinary Hospital. (LAPS)

Cat shot in face survives after rescue by Good Samaritan

Taken to a Lower Mainland shelter, Lennox was rushed to a vet and is now recovering

Lennox has also been nicknamed Sir Purs A Lot by the staff at the Brookswood Veterinary Hospital. (LAPS)
The quarantined Diamond Cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan was part of the outbreak of the coronavirus in that country. Langley school trips to Japan and Italy were cancelled on March 4. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jae C. Hong

Lower Mainland schools cancel overseas student trips due to coronavirus spread

Langley School District joins others in curtailing overseas travel by students

The quarantined Diamond Cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan was part of the outbreak of the coronavirus in that country. Langley school trips to Japan and Italy were cancelled on March 4. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jae C. Hong
Karen Lee Batten performed at a concert for Jesse Brown on Sunday, March 1 at the Oak and Thorne neighbourhood public house. (Benjamin Zaharik/special to Langley Advance Tines)
Karen Lee Batten performed at a concert for Jesse Brown on Sunday, March 1 at the Oak and Thorne neighbourhood public house. (Benjamin Zaharik/special to Langley Advance Tines)
Fort Langley resident Spencer Ferenbacher spent his quarantine at U.S. air force base in California at an on-base ‘inn’(Spencer Ferenbacher/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley man finally freed from quarantine looking forward to ‘nice, cold beer’

Spencer Ferenbacher plans to celebrate at his favourite restaurant

Fort Langley resident Spencer Ferenbacher spent his quarantine at U.S. air force base in California at an on-base ‘inn’(Spencer Ferenbacher/special to Langley Advance Times)
Saturday night, Feb. 29, in Victoria, the Giants downed the Victoria Royals (30-23-5-2) 6-2. In the second, Cole Shepard (11) made it a 4-0 lead for the Giants (Kevin Light/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants skate to 6-2 win over Victoria

Both teams will go again Sunday

  • Mar 1, 2020
Saturday night, Feb. 29, in Victoria, the Giants downed the Victoria Royals (30-23-5-2) 6-2. In the second, Cole Shepard (11) made it a 4-0 lead for the Giants (Kevin Light/special to Langley Advance Times)
Carson Crimeni (file)

Still no response to petition to rename Langley skateboard park after teen who died of drug overdose

‘There’s zero reply,’ petition organizer Geoff McNeill says

Carson Crimeni (file)
Trevor Longo scored in the first period to put the Giants ahead of the Victoria Royals Friday night (Feb. 28) at Langley Events Centre (Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants blank Victoria Royals

Coach calls home-ice win in Langley ’a good start to the weekend’

  • Feb 29, 2020
Trevor Longo scored in the first period to put the Giants ahead of the Victoria Royals Friday night (Feb. 28) at Langley Events Centre (Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)
Rich Coleman’s office is at the Langley Events Centre, the civic facility that he helped get off the ground by convincing the province to write a cheque for $15 million (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. Liberal MLA Rich Coleman announced retirement after six terms

After 24 years, he says it’s ‘time to hang up the skates”

Rich Coleman’s office is at the Langley Events Centre, the civic facility that he helped get off the ground by convincing the province to write a cheque for $15 million (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
VIDEO: B.C. woman helps father with ALS spend one last Valentine’s Day with his wife
VIDEO: B.C. woman helps father with ALS spend one last Valentine’s Day with his wife
Washing your hands frequently and staying home when you’re feeling ill are far more effective than facemasks in controlling the spread of a virus.

EDITORIAL: Fraser Health needs to be transparent to fight coronavirus panic

Fraser Health and other authorities are not helping by being vague in recent communications

  • Feb 26, 2020
Washing your hands frequently and staying home when you’re feeling ill are far more effective than facemasks in controlling the spread of a virus.
COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy
Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree

Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree

A Kelowna man has been charged with numerous offences

Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree
Initial police report of 2015 accident was ‘inaccurate’ Langley RCMP say

Initial police report of 2015 accident was ‘inaccurate’ Langley RCMP say

Online statement issued to clarify that victim was not in the middle of the road

  • Feb 24, 2020
Initial police report of 2015 accident was ‘inaccurate’ Langley RCMP say
Burnaby South opened with a dominant 55-28 win over Charles Hays during first day of play at the 2020 Junior Boys Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament underway at Langley Events Centre (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Burnaby South opened with a dominant 55-28 win over Charles Hays during first day of play at the 2020 Junior Boys Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament underway at Langley Events Centre (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
For the first time in a span of 12 games, the Vancouver Giants lost a hockey game. Saturday night, Feb. 22, in Everett, WA the Giants dropped a 2-1 decision to the Everett Silvertips (Chris Mast/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants winning streak ends at 11 after a 2-1 setback Saturday in Everett

Run of wins matched their longest ever regular season winning streak

  • Feb 23, 2020
For the first time in a span of 12 games, the Vancouver Giants lost a hockey game. Saturday night, Feb. 22, in Everett, WA the Giants dropped a 2-1 decision to the Everett Silvertips (Chris Mast/special to Langley Advance Times)
Bowen Byram’s goal marked the start of a comeback by the Giants, who erased a 5-2 deficit to record their 11th straight victory Friday, Feb. 21 at the Langley Events Centre (Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants winning streak now stands at 11

Team erased a 5-2 deficit by scoring every five minutes

  • Feb 22, 2020
Bowen Byram’s goal marked the start of a comeback by the Giants, who erased a 5-2 deficit to record their 11th straight victory Friday, Feb. 21 at the Langley Events Centre (Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)
Alberta forward Kadyn Chabot makes his debut with the Vancouver Giants this weekend. (Jamison Derksen/Special to Black Press Media)

New Alberta forward joins Vancouver Giants’ ranks

new left-handed 18-year-old is a familiar face to Giants head coach Michael Dyck

  • Feb 21, 2020
Alberta forward Kadyn Chabot makes his debut with the Vancouver Giants this weekend. (Jamison Derksen/Special to Black Press Media)
Carson Crimeni may not have been the fastest player on the ice, but he had fun, his grandfather recalled. His jersey will be go on display as part of a hockey-themed memorial at the Langley Sportsplex where the 14-year-old used to play (file)

Langley teen who died of apparent drug overdose to receive a hockey-themed memorial

Police report on Carson Crimeni case now in the hands of Crown counsel

Carson Crimeni may not have been the fastest player on the ice, but he had fun, his grandfather recalled. His jersey will be go on display as part of a hockey-themed memorial at the Langley Sportsplex where the 14-year-old used to play (file)
Nine dogs did not survive an early morning fire to a mobile home where the dogs were housed in Langley, according to Langley Township fire chief Bruce Ferguson. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Nine dogs killed after mobile home in B.C. used as animal shelter catches fire

Animal shelter did not have a license or permit for a kennel

Nine dogs did not survive an early morning fire to a mobile home where the dogs were housed in Langley, according to Langley Township fire chief Bruce Ferguson. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)