Dan Ferguson

Some of the roadside campaign signs from the municipal election. Langley council candidate Gary Hee wants to recycle the plastic signs into emergency housing for the homeless. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Used election signs could serve as emergency shelters, B.C. candidate says

Langley Township council hopeful wants to build one-person foul weather shelters for homeless

Some of the roadside campaign signs from the municipal election. Langley council candidate Gary Hee wants to recycle the plastic signs into emergency housing for the homeless. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Proposal would give municipalities input into advertising rules for legal marijuana. File photo

B.C. city wants control over its cannabis advertising rules

Without a say, towns and cities risk Washington-State-style flood of advertising, proponent says

Proposal would give municipalities input into advertising rules for legal marijuana. File photo
0.7 micron tar ball, and yellow soot particle maginified 14,000 times. Courtesy UWW

VIDEO: A close look at what you were breathing during the B.C. wildfire season

Electron microscope images show soot and tar particles generated by worst B.C. fire season

0.7 micron tar ball, and yellow soot particle maginified 14,000 times. Courtesy UWW
The Langley temple, dedicated in May, 2010, was at the time the seventh built in Canada and 131st in the world by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Undated Google street view

Thousands to flock to B.C. city to see worldwide leader of Mormon Church

Sunday special devotional expected to draw more than 5,000 church members

The Langley temple, dedicated in May, 2010, was at the time the seventh built in Canada and 131st in the world by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Undated Google street view
Courtney Callens (R), a property crime investigator with the Langley RCMP detachment, and brother Taylor Callens who is an RCMP officer in Williams Lake, made it to the final three of the Amazing Race Canada. Photo courtesy CTV

VIDEO: B.C. Mounties finish Amazing Race Canada in second place

Brother and sister work in Williams Lake and Langley RCMP detachments

Courtney Callens (R), a property crime investigator with the Langley RCMP detachment, and brother Taylor Callens who is an RCMP officer in Williams Lake, made it to the final three of the Amazing Race Canada. Photo courtesy CTV
Culture Guard issued this image of the flag it proposes to fly at Langley City hall.

B.C. rainbow flag opponent wants own flag raised

Says Langley accommodated ‘one identifiable group’ so it ‘must accommodate all others’

Culture Guard issued this image of the flag it proposes to fly at Langley City hall.
Naomi Baker and three-month-old daughter Faith look out the window of their Langley City condo. Baker says her family has had enough of second-hand smoke filtering into their home and has started a petition calling for a ban on smoking in all multi-unit residential buildings in B.C.                                Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Mom wants smoking ban in all B.C. multi-unit dwellings

Online petition presses provincial government to toughen restrictions

Naomi Baker and three-month-old daughter Faith look out the window of their Langley City condo. Baker says her family has had enough of second-hand smoke filtering into their home and has started a petition calling for a ban on smoking in all multi-unit residential buildings in B.C.                                Miranda Gathercole Langley Times
The sun glows a sickly red over Langley City, the result of the haze from wildfires. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Smoky skies trap B.C. man inside for days

Air quality warning issued for Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley

The sun glows a sickly red over Langley City, the result of the haze from wildfires. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Vancouver Whitecaps star player Alphonso Davies challenges a Minnesota United player. Davies is coming to Langley for a kid’s soccer camp. Photo courtesy Bob Frid, Vancouver Whitecaps

VIDEO: Teen soccer phenomenon Alphonso Davies to visit B.C. kids camp

The 17-year-old Vancouver Whitecap player is one of the youngest players in MLS history

Vancouver Whitecaps star player Alphonso Davies challenges a Minnesota United player. Davies is coming to Langley for a kid’s soccer camp. Photo courtesy Bob Frid, Vancouver Whitecaps
Langley RCMP officer Courtney Callens and her brother Taylor, an RCMP officer from Williams Lake, have been dominating the The Amazing Race Canada: Heroes Edition. Photo courtesy CTV

VIDEO: B.C. RCMP officers excel in Amazing Race Canada Heroes Edition

Courtney and Taylor Callens have become the team to beat

Langley RCMP officer Courtney Callens and her brother Taylor, an RCMP officer from Williams Lake, have been dominating the The Amazing Race Canada: Heroes Edition. Photo courtesy CTV
B.C. school’s pledge to ban sex outside of heterosexual marriage now optional for students

B.C. school’s pledge to ban sex outside of heterosexual marriage now optional for students

Community convenant of Langley’s Trinity Western University has been centre of rights debate

B.C. school’s pledge to ban sex outside of heterosexual marriage now optional for students
Lucas Oldale, a nine-year-old Grade 4 student from Langley, was preparing for the upcoming world invitational Pokemon card game championships in Nashville by playing 14-year-old Jaxson Piwek from Surrey, who is also going to the Nashville event, at Pastime Sports and Games in Langley City. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

VIDEO: B.C. nine-year-old wins invite to world Pokemon championships

Currently ranked 21 among junior players in North America

Lucas Oldale, a nine-year-old Grade 4 student from Langley, was preparing for the upcoming world invitational Pokemon card game championships in Nashville by playing 14-year-old Jaxson Piwek from Surrey, who is also going to the Nashville event, at Pastime Sports and Games in Langley City. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Melanie Teed-Murch, President of Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies ‘R’ Us Canada, says some Americans have been crossing into Canada to shop since the U.S. parent chain shut down.                                Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Bright future for Canadian Toys ‘R’ Us stores, president says during B.C. visit

Americans are coming north to shop since the U.S. chain went under

Melanie Teed-Murch, President of Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies ‘R’ Us Canada, says some Americans have been crossing into Canada to shop since the U.S. parent chain shut down.                                Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Aaliyah Rosa. Courtesy RCMP

B.C. homicide cops probe death of 7-year-old girl

Aaliyah Rosa’s body was discovered inside a rental unit at 20053 68 Avenue in Willoughby

Aaliyah Rosa. Courtesy RCMP
Regan Yee. File photo

Regan Yee takes silver at Canadian Track and Field Championships

“She showed that she is emerging as a major force in Canadian distance running,” coach says

Regan Yee. File photo
Surrey courthouse. File photo

Details revealed about 2016 kidnap-torture cases in B.C.

Langley woman sentenced to five years for two abductions

Surrey courthouse. File photo
Former B.C. education minister considers Langley mayoral run

Former B.C. education minister considers Langley mayoral run

Promises decision about running for Langley City mayor by early August

Former B.C. education minister considers Langley mayoral run
Orphaned bear cubs Seymour and River are staying at the Critter Care wildlife rehabilitation facility in Langley until they can be returned to the wild. Photo supplied

VIDEO: Cute bear cubs playing in pool

Orphaned brother and sister cared for at Critter Care facility

Orphaned bear cubs Seymour and River are staying at the Critter Care wildlife rehabilitation facility in Langley until they can be returned to the wild. Photo supplied
Sharon Gregson, spokesperson for the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C. File photo

Human rights tribunal complaint by mom example of B.C. daycare “chaos,” advocate says

Parent claims she was forced to quit her job because employer didn’t give her time to find a daycare.

Sharon Gregson, spokesperson for the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C. File photo
Jockey Frankie Dettori and Without Parole enter the winners circle at Ascot. Photo courtesy Tanya Gunther

VIDEO: Horse owned by B.C. breeder wins prestigious Ascot race

Victory for John and Tanya Gunther follows Triple Crown win

Jockey Frankie Dettori and Without Parole enter the winners circle at Ascot. Photo courtesy Tanya Gunther