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Matthew Claxton

Matthew Claxton

I am a CCNA- and BCYCNA-award winning reporter. Raised in Langley, I have covered the news here for most of my 20-year career, with a focus on local politics, crime and homelessness.

Phone
604-994-1054
Email
matthew.claxton@langleyadvancetimes.com

Recent Work by Matthew

Langley man given house arrest after fentanyl bust in Williams Lake

Langley man given house arrest after fentanyl bust in Williams Lake

Crown had asked for four and a half years behind bars after guilty plea
B.C. judge orders shared custody of golden retriever as couple splits

B.C. judge orders shared custody of golden retriever as couple splits

Case is one of first under new legislation that makes pets more than property
PAINFUL TRUTH: How bad situations get worse

PAINFUL TRUTH: How bad situations get worse

When problems resist being solved by creating new problems
Two cars exchanged gunfire near Willowbrook: Langley RCMP

Two cars exchanged gunfire near Willowbrook: Langley RCMP

Police asking for witnesses, dash cam footage
VIDEO: Knife-wielding thieves stole $4,800 cognac in Langley

VIDEO: Knife-wielding thieves stole $4,800 cognac in Langley

Suspects walked off with an individually-numbered and unique bottle
Langley Township sues over thousands of broken trash bins

Langley Township sues over thousands of broken trash bins

Some bins cracked completely in half, Township claims in lawsuit
PAINFUL TRUTH: Outdoor reading season is almost here

PAINFUL TRUTH: Outdoor reading season is almost here

Time to kick back with a book in the fresh air
KPU scientist honoured for fisheries research

KPU scientist honoured for fisheries research

Dr. Erika Eliason’s work has influenced management of sockeye salmon
PAINFUL TRUTH: Too cheap to meter

PAINFUL TRUTH: Too cheap to meter

What happens when something that was rare gets really, really cheap?
PAINFUL TRUTH: Choosing 4-day work weeks

PAINFUL TRUTH: Choosing 4-day work weeks

We never got to choose between more stuff and more free time
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