Dan Ferguson

Peter Latzel was first in line at the Langley Costco on Sunday, March 8th. After two days of trying to find a store with toilet paper in stock, the Surrey dad got up early to make sure he could get enough to meet his family’s needs. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley stores struggle to keep up with demand for toilet paper

Lineups reported and purchase limits imposed as virus-inspired bulk buying continues

Peter Latzel was first in line at the Langley Costco on Sunday, March 8th. After two days of trying to find a store with toilet paper in stock, the Surrey dad got up early to make sure he could get enough to meet his family’s needs. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A few days after Langley runner Sarah Inglis realized her long-standing dream of representing her native Scotland, it was put on hold (file)

B.C. runner ‘a bit gutted’ that COVID-19 virus concerns postponed major event

Organizers of World Half-Marathon Championships in Gydnia, Poland delay till October

A few days after Langley runner Sarah Inglis realized her long-standing dream of representing her native Scotland, it was put on hold (file)
This image, posted to Facebook by Alannah Bergman, shows a woman selling toilet paper out of the back of an SUV in the Langley Costco parking lot.

Toilet paper re-seller sets up in Langley Costco parking lot

Social media abuzz at online images

This image, posted to Facebook by Alannah Bergman, shows a woman selling toilet paper out of the back of an SUV in the Langley Costco parking lot.
Tyler Rowse flashed a thumbs-up after a a stolen trailer with his go-kart was retrieved on Friday March 6, less than 24 hours after it was stolen (Facebook)

From theft to recovery in less than 24 hours; how young racers got their go-karts back

After Thursday theft from Langley Quarter Midget Association track, a social meda ‘blast’ found them

Tyler Rowse flashed a thumbs-up after a a stolen trailer with his go-kart was retrieved on Friday March 6, less than 24 hours after it was stolen (Facebook)
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)
A Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure illustration shows what drivers will see when a train passes through Langley. (file)

Digital train warning signs are, finally, online in Langley and Surrey

Much-delayed project was held up by higher-than-expected bids and ‘technical challenges’

A Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure illustration shows what drivers will see when a train passes through Langley. (file)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Wikipedia image of the Diamond Princess, where Fort Langley resident Spencer Fehrenbacher was confined to a cabin after a Covid-19 outbreak.

B.C. man released from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Because Spencer Fehrenbacher has American citizenship, he was evacuated by the U.S.

Wikipedia image of the Diamond Princess, where Fort Langley resident Spencer Fehrenbacher was confined to a cabin after a Covid-19 outbreak.
Visitors to the annual Live In Langley Lunar New Year celebration sampled tasty treats at the 2018 event. Organizers, citing rising concern about the coronavirus outbreak in China, called off the Saturday Jan. 25 event. (Langley Advance Times/file)

Coronavirus concerns cause cancellation of Langley Lunar New Year celebration

Close to 1,000 were expected to attend the annual Live In Langley event on Saturday

Visitors to the annual Live In Langley Lunar New Year celebration sampled tasty treats at the 2018 event. Organizers, citing rising concern about the coronavirus outbreak in China, called off the Saturday Jan. 25 event. (Langley Advance Times/file)
On Sunday, (Jan. 20), animal control officers from the SPCA removed 20 animals from a house in the 5500 block of 216th Street in Langley, where the 1atatime Rescue Society is based (Langley Advance Times file)

Much-raided Langley animal rescue society loses registered charitable status

Revoked following an audit by Canada Revenue Agency, records show

On Sunday, (Jan. 20), animal control officers from the SPCA removed 20 animals from a house in the 5500 block of 216th Street in Langley, where the 1atatime Rescue Society is based (Langley Advance Times file)
Brayden Reid read aloud to Madi, a therapy dog from St. John Ambulance, there with her handler, volunteer Beryl Watson. “Paws 4 Stories” at the Langley City library on Saturday, Jan. 18, is a trademarked free program from St. John Ambulance that employs therapy dogs with volunteers to promote improvement in a child’s reading skills. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Children read to therapy dogs at Langley library

For kids who struggle with reading, a dog is the perfect audience

Brayden Reid read aloud to Madi, a therapy dog from St. John Ambulance, there with her handler, volunteer Beryl Watson. “Paws 4 Stories” at the Langley City library on Saturday, Jan. 18, is a trademarked free program from St. John Ambulance that employs therapy dogs with volunteers to promote improvement in a child’s reading skills. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Kathryn Ceresney (left) and her mother Ina were awakened by a strange noise that turned out to be a fire. Investigators said the blaze that damaged the entrance to the house in the 23200 block of 88 Avenue on Friday, Jan. 17 was suspicious. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: ‘Suspicious’ fire displaces Fort Langley senior, 86

Police investigate early morning blaze

Kathryn Ceresney (left) and her mother Ina were awakened by a strange noise that turned out to be a fire. Investigators said the blaze that damaged the entrance to the house in the 23200 block of 88 Avenue on Friday, Jan. 17 was suspicious. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Gordon Mink has been awarded the 2019 Professional Development Program Order of Merit by PGA B.C. (Kristy Powers Photography/special to Langley Advance Times)

Golfer Gordon Mink gets top PGA BC award

Former Langley instructor recognized for contribution to sport

Gordon Mink has been awarded the 2019 Professional Development Program Order of Merit by PGA B.C. (Kristy Powers Photography/special to Langley Advance Times)
Shadow the grizzly eats an apple inside her enclosure at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. (Black Press file photo)

B.C. zoo vows change after report of animals suffering ‘boredom and frustration’

Manager promises upgrades, including a safari park and better accommodation for big cats

Shadow the grizzly eats an apple inside her enclosure at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. (Black Press file photo)
Darrel Crimeni with Koko, his grandson Carson’s pet cat. This will be the family’s first Christmas since Carson died. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Christmas without Carson: How Langley family copes after 14-year-old’s death in park

‘I’m pretty much pretending there is no Christmas’ dad says

Darrel Crimeni with Koko, his grandson Carson’s pet cat. This will be the family’s first Christmas since Carson died. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A giraffe at the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove. A report released Monday (Dec. 30) by the Vancouver Humane Society said the giraffe enclosure has not been improved since a 2003 report that called it “barren and lacking in any stimulation.” (Langley Advance Times file)

Animals at B.C. zoo suffer ‘boredom and frustration,’ humane society says

Report calls on Metro Vancouver zoo to upgrade enclosures, stop housing animals ‘unsuited’ to B.C.

A giraffe at the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove. A report released Monday (Dec. 30) by the Vancouver Humane Society said the giraffe enclosure has not been improved since a 2003 report that called it “barren and lacking in any stimulation.” (Langley Advance Times file)
James Jepson said landing in the Langley Memorial Hospital pysch ward with severe depression was a ‘blessing’ because it led to the discovery of blocked arteries in his heart. But the surgery to correct the problem could cost him his home. (James Jepson/special to Langley Advance Times)

Heart patient facing loss of home says depression may have saved his life

‘I’m hoping for a Christmas miracle’ sister of Langley City man says

James Jepson said landing in the Langley Memorial Hospital pysch ward with severe depression was a ‘blessing’ because it led to the discovery of blocked arteries in his heart. But the surgery to correct the problem could cost him his home. (James Jepson/special to Langley Advance Times)