Monique Tamminga

Baldy Mountain Resort was shut down on Saturday after a fatal workplace accident. (Baldy Mountain picture)

70-year-old man killed in a workplace accident at Okanagan ski resort

BC Coroner and WorkSafe BC are investigating

Baldy Mountain Resort was shut down on Saturday after a fatal workplace accident. (Baldy Mountain picture)
Canadian Border Services Agency Osoyoos port of entry. (Western News)

Border closure delays trial for U.S. lawyer accused of bringing guns into B.C.

Shawn Jensen is charged with gun smuggling across the Osoyoos border

Canadian Border Services Agency Osoyoos port of entry. (Western News)
Kids, ages two and four, are all smiles after receiving new bikes from total strangers. Their bikes were stolen on New Year’s Day when out for a walk near Penticton Ave. By the next day, strangers donated to replace the bikes. (Dawn Jones Facebook)

Strangers come together to replace children’s Christmas bikes stolen in Penticton

Kids bikes were left for less than 10 minutes before being swiped on New Year’s Day

Kids, ages two and four, are all smiles after receiving new bikes from total strangers. Their bikes were stolen on New Year’s Day when out for a walk near Penticton Ave. By the next day, strangers donated to replace the bikes. (Dawn Jones Facebook)
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B.C. has its first confirmed case of COVID-19 variant from the U.K.

The Island resident flew from the U.K. to Vancouver on Dec. 15

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BokBoks pizza place in Keremeos has closed its doors to take a stand against mandatory masks. It has a new sign up this weekend. (Twitter photo)

South Okanagan pizza place shuts down, changes its name to ‘Hydroxychloroquine’

BokBoks said it closed to fight against mandatory mask requirements

BokBoks pizza place in Keremeos has closed its doors to take a stand against mandatory masks. It has a new sign up this weekend. (Twitter photo)
Scouts Canada in B.C. has decided to stop meeting in person because of the rise of COVID cases across the province. (Scouts Okanagan Facebook)

Scouts across B.C. to stop meeting in person as cases surge

A rise in COVID cases across B.C. has Scouts Canada going virtual

Scouts Canada in B.C. has decided to stop meeting in person because of the rise of COVID cases across the province. (Scouts Okanagan Facebook)
Dave Choukalos visits with Kevin, the broken winged Canada goose, a few times a week. Dave’s worried Kevin won’t make it through winter. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

VIDEO: Kevin, the famous Penticton goose, needs help

Humans like Dave Chuokalos want to help their fine-feathered friend who hangs out at Okanagan Lake

Dave Choukalos visits with Kevin, the broken winged Canada goose, a few times a week. Dave’s worried Kevin won’t make it through winter. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
Several Surrey places, recipes in Quaale’s new book about local food

Several Surrey places, recipes in Quaale’s new book about local food

‘Eating Local in the Fraser Valley’ a culinary guide and celebration of food producers in region

Several Surrey places, recipes in Quaale’s new book about local food
B.C. woman shaken ‘like a rag doll’ in devastating dog attack

B.C. woman shaken ‘like a rag doll’ in devastating dog attack

It took 85 staples to close the massive bite wounds on woman’s leg after attack in Aldergrove

B.C. woman shaken ‘like a rag doll’ in devastating dog attack
Put down the phone, please, say children, experts

Put down the phone, please, say children, experts

Infant Mental Health team launch awareness campaign aimed at parents’ phone addiction

Put down the phone, please, say children, experts
‘Bad Ass’ Barry McQuarrie sentenced to 14 years

‘Bad Ass’ Barry McQuarrie sentenced to 14 years

McQuarrie shot and killed his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend

‘Bad Ass’ Barry McQuarrie sentenced to 14 years
This days-old opossum is safe with mom and staying at Critter Care Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Langley. The non-profit hosts its annual dinner gala fundraiser April 28 at Cascades Casino. Submitted photo

Opossums deserve love too, says Critter Care founder

Help Critter Care society care for all animals by attending its 19th fundraising gala April 28

This days-old opossum is safe with mom and staying at Critter Care Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Langley. The non-profit hosts its annual dinner gala fundraiser April 28 at Cascades Casino. Submitted photo
Charges being considered against Langley Mountie

Charges being considered against Langley Mountie

Investigation involved a motorcycle that crashed after evading speed trap

Charges being considered against Langley Mountie
Brent Charpentier ditched this stolen bike at the entrance of Willowbrook mall in October 2016 after jumping the border. He was arrested in a van a short time later. On Monday, March 5, he pleaded guilty and will be sentenced March 28. Langley Times file photo

Motorcycle thief who fled into Willowbrook mall pleads guilty

Brent Charpentier entered plea on first day of trial

Brent Charpentier ditched this stolen bike at the entrance of Willowbrook mall in October 2016 after jumping the border. He was arrested in a van a short time later. On Monday, March 5, he pleaded guilty and will be sentenced March 28. Langley Times file photo
The Sky’s The Limit - Girls Fly Too! event is on this weekend March 10, 11 at Abbotsford Airport to encourage more females to get into aviation and military, navy, says organizer Kirsten Brazier. Submitted photo

Meet an astronaut, take a free flight, ride in a tank

Girls Fly Too! event returns to Abbotsford Airport this weekend

The Sky’s The Limit - Girls Fly Too! event is on this weekend March 10, 11 at Abbotsford Airport to encourage more females to get into aviation and military, navy, says organizer Kirsten Brazier. Submitted photo
Don’t post about school threats online, call police: RCMP

Don’t post about school threats online, call police: RCMP

RCMP say there is no threat or danger and have spoken to youth who caused the situation

Don’t post about school threats online, call police: RCMP
Langley benefits from gas war

Langley benefits from gas war

Drivers line up at Super Save Gas on Langley Bypass for $1.19 gas

Langley benefits from gas war
B.C. high school student sent on assignment at Winter Olympics

B.C. high school student sent on assignment at Winter Olympics

Langley’s Kevin Kim has been hired to create promotional video with athletes in PyeongChang

B.C. high school student sent on assignment at Winter Olympics
This is the multi-level circus-themed aquaplay structure with a big popcorn bowl acting as a water bucket at the top. The interactive water playground is just one of many features which include waterslides and a lazy river at the Otter Co-Op Outdoor Experience water park being built in Aldergrove. The huge water park is set to open Canada Day long weekend. Monique Tamminga Langley Times

VIDEO: Water park expected to make huge splash when it opens this summer

Water slides, lazy river, 50-person hot tub among highlights of Fraser Valley attraction

This is the multi-level circus-themed aquaplay structure with a big popcorn bowl acting as a water bucket at the top. The interactive water playground is just one of many features which include waterslides and a lazy river at the Otter Co-Op Outdoor Experience water park being built in Aldergrove. The huge water park is set to open Canada Day long weekend. Monique Tamminga Langley Times