Roxanne Hooper

The concept of a Summerset drive-in benefit concert has been quashed due to a 50-car event limitation expected to last for months to come, say organizers from Red Door Events. (Summerset/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Summerset’s 3-day drive-in benefit concert called off

Organizers of Fort Langley music festival cancel 2020 event, vow to be back in 2021 – maybe sooner

  • Jun 24, 2020
The concept of a Summerset drive-in benefit concert has been quashed due to a 50-car event limitation expected to last for months to come, say organizers from Red Door Events. (Summerset/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants are among the 60+ teams named in a cross-Canada lawsuit alleging hazing, bully, and abuse of young players over the past four decades. (Robert J Wilton/Vancouver Giants files)

Vancouver Giants named in nation-wide lawsuit claiming teen player abuse

Class-action suit alleges hazing, bullying, and more over decades involving different teams

Vancouver Giants are among the 60+ teams named in a cross-Canada lawsuit alleging hazing, bully, and abuse of young players over the past four decades. (Robert J Wilton/Vancouver Giants files)
A cub, believe born in January or February, was one of two black bear babies and a mother tranquilized and transported to the outskirts of Maple Ridge Monday, after a confrontation with a dog in the residential area south of Dewdney Trunk Road and Burnett Street. (Special to The News)

Pair of bear cubs and momma tranquilized after clash with dog

Maple Ridge firefighters had to pull a baby bear from 50 feet up in a tree after confrontation

A cub, believe born in January or February, was one of two black bear babies and a mother tranquilized and transported to the outskirts of Maple Ridge Monday, after a confrontation with a dog in the residential area south of Dewdney Trunk Road and Burnett Street. (Special to The News)
Maple Hill Centre, at the Langley Memorial Hospital, has a COVID outbreak. (Langley Advance Times files)

New COVID outbreak reported in Lower Mainland care home

A long-term care residence at Langley Memorial Hospital initiates outbreak protocols as of Monday

Maple Hill Centre, at the Langley Memorial Hospital, has a COVID outbreak. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Lodge. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: COVID-19 deaths climb to 16 at Lower Mainland long-term care home

A COVID-19 outbreak in the dementia unit at Langley Lodge continues to claim lives

Langley Lodge. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Former Snowbird leader mourns jet crash victim

Former Snowbird leader mourns jet crash victim

B.C.’s George Miller predicts this could – but he hopes it doesn’t – spell the demise of his old team

Former Snowbird leader mourns jet crash victim
A non-May Day parade through Fort Langley on Monday, May 18, 2020. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Car collectors come out in droves for drive through Fort Langley

A ‘spontaneous’ drive replaces annual May Day Parade, surprising village residents and shoppers alike

A non-May Day parade through Fort Langley on Monday, May 18, 2020. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Broken hip and COVID keep B.C. couple apart for 76th anniversary

Broken hip and COVID keep B.C. couple apart for 76th anniversary

After a fall broke her hip, Violet Kosinski is in hospital while her hubby, Roy, in self-isolation

Broken hip and COVID keep B.C. couple apart for 76th anniversary
An SUV was impounded for seven days after the driver was caught speeding by Ridge Meadows RCMP this week. (Special to The News)

B.C. driver caught going 72 km/h over speed limit claims they were ‘late for tee time’

Mounties clocked an Lexus driver speeding excessively in Pitt Meadows

An SUV was impounded for seven days after the driver was caught speeding by Ridge Meadows RCMP this week. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge Mounties were in Whonnock Saturday, along Dewdney Trunk Road. (Special to The News)

UPDATE: Body found in Whonnock confirmed that of missing Maple Ridge pharmacist

Coroner and RCMP were at rural Maple Ridge property Saturday night

Maple Ridge Mounties were in Whonnock Saturday, along Dewdney Trunk Road. (Special to The News)
Two Fraser Valley care home workers confirmed to have COVID-19

Two Fraser Valley care home workers confirmed to have COVID-19

Health authority has a team at a Langley and a Surrey seniors facilities informing staff, residents

Two Fraser Valley care home workers confirmed to have COVID-19
VIDEO: Cyclist airlifted to hospital after incident in Langley Wednesday

VIDEO: Cyclist airlifted to hospital after incident in Langley Wednesday

Condition of a bicyclist unknown after he was found in ditch off 200th Street late this afternoon

VIDEO: Cyclist airlifted to hospital after incident in Langley Wednesday
Exploding enrolment prompts opening of second TWU campus in Richmond

Exploding enrolment prompts opening of second TWU campus in Richmond

Langley’s faith-based Trinity Western University opens a second campus in Richmond

Exploding enrolment prompts opening of second TWU campus in Richmond
Chelsea Lynn Misty James of Langley died in a party bus accident in Vancouver on Jan. 9, 2016. A coroners report, complete with recommendations, was issued Tuesday (Jan. 28). (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Party bus door that led to Langley woman’s death had been faulty for years: coroner

Tuesday report classifed Chelsea James’ death accidental, but was critical of bus inspection process

Chelsea Lynn Misty James of Langley died in a party bus accident in Vancouver on Jan. 9, 2016. A coroners report, complete with recommendations, was issued Tuesday (Jan. 28). (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Sandra and Ken Murphy were stunned when a team from Langley’s Acts of Kindness ministry, along with lifetime friends Lola and Bella Howet, arrived in Sandra’s hospital room in Abbotsford on Christmas Eve with news that their home will be the subject of the 2020 Extreme Home Repair. (Michael Dauncey/Church in the Valley – Acts of Kindness)

VIDEO: ‘Unbelievable’ Christmas gift delivered to ailing B.C. woman in hospital

Acts of Kindness team will be renovating the Murphy home, so new amputee can come home

Sandra and Ken Murphy were stunned when a team from Langley’s Acts of Kindness ministry, along with lifetime friends Lola and Bella Howet, arrived in Sandra’s hospital room in Abbotsford on Christmas Eve with news that their home will be the subject of the 2020 Extreme Home Repair. (Michael Dauncey/Church in the Valley – Acts of Kindness)
All stuffed toys thrown onto the ice during today’s teddy bear toss game will be gathered and donated to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. (Rik Fedyck/Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: Giants earn a teddy bear toss victory Sunday at Rogers Arena

G-Men suit up next on Saturday, Dec. 14 when they take on the Everett Silvertips in Washington

All stuffed toys thrown onto the ice during today’s teddy bear toss game will be gathered and donated to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. (Rik Fedyck/Vancouver Giants)
Poppy bin bandits arrested in Langley

Poppy bin bandits arrested in Langley

A man and woman were both taken into custody after a video of donation box thefts were released

Poppy bin bandits arrested in Langley
Will Mark Denton retire after winning half a million dollars? He’s not sure yet. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

‘Guess what honey, I’m that butthead’: B.C. couple wins $500K in Lotto 6/49

Langley’s Mark and Rosslynn Denton spend the weekend pondering how to use this week’s 6/49 windfall

Will Mark Denton retire after winning half a million dollars? He’s not sure yet. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Thousands expected through The Village Saturday, during the open house of the new dementia residence in the Brookswood neighbourhood of Langley. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Inside Canada’s first dementia village, opening next month in B.C.

Founder Elroy Jespersen was delighted with the final results of a vision he had years ago for care

Thousands expected through The Village Saturday, during the open house of the new dementia residence in the Brookswood neighbourhood of Langley. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Gone Country headliners were former Langleyite and Canadian country star Aaron Pritchett, as well as superstar George Canyon. The entertainment lineup will also featured Langley’s own Karen Lee Batten and Me and Mae, plus Dan Davidson, Dave Hartney, and Tanner Olsen Band, who kept the guests dancing until well after sundown. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Gone Country success means so much to cancer patient

Mother of three, recovering from breast cancer treatment, makes it to seventh annual charity concert

Gone Country headliners were former Langleyite and Canadian country star Aaron Pritchett, as well as superstar George Canyon. The entertainment lineup will also featured Langley’s own Karen Lee Batten and Me and Mae, plus Dan Davidson, Dave Hartney, and Tanner Olsen Band, who kept the guests dancing until well after sundown. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)