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Photo: Roxanne Hooper/Black Press                                Concert go-ers take in the tunes at the Gone Country cancer fundraiser that returned to Cloverdale’s Bill Reid Amphitheatre last Saturday.

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

Photo: Roxanne Hooper/Black Press                                Concert go-ers take in the tunes at the Gone Country cancer fundraiser that returned to Cloverdale’s Bill Reid Amphitheatre last Saturday.
Aldergrove’s Matt Reisig, and his wife Ashley (under the supervision of their young daughter, Ayla), helped create the chalkboards used at Gone Country each year. After his own brush with death, Reisig has a special release to attend this year’s benefit concert.

Langley organizers invite special guest to Gone Country

Cancer fundraising, day-long concert sold out more than a month and a half ahead of Saturday’s event

Aldergrove’s Matt Reisig, and his wife Ashley (under the supervision of their young daughter, Ayla), helped create the chalkboards used at Gone Country each year. After his own brush with death, Reisig has a special release to attend this year’s benefit concert.
Police investigate shots fired in Willoughby neighborhood Thursday afternoon. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: Shots ring out in residential Lower Mainland neighbourhood

Mounties have re-opened streets in Willoughby after investigating shots fired

Police investigate shots fired in Willoughby neighborhood Thursday afternoon. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
PHOTOS: MP Mark Warawa loses brief battle with cancer

PHOTOS: MP Mark Warawa loses brief battle with cancer

The Conservative Member of Parliament and long-time community advocate died in hospice this morning

PHOTOS: MP Mark Warawa loses brief battle with cancer
JUNO and Canadian country music award-winning artist Paul Brandt is one of the headliners for the new Summerset Music & Arts Festival happening in Fort Langley at the end of August. (Tanner Wendell Stewart/tannerwendellstewart.com)

VIDEO: Paul Brandt headlines new three-day concert in Fort Langley

An end-of-summer concert at the Fort Langley National Historic site runs Aug. 30 through Sept. 1

JUNO and Canadian country music award-winning artist Paul Brandt is one of the headliners for the new Summerset Music & Arts Festival happening in Fort Langley at the end of August. (Tanner Wendell Stewart/tannerwendellstewart.com)
Mark Warawa and his wife Diane this past Christmas season. (Special to Black Press)

Langley MP describes most recent diagnosis as a ‘miracle’

Tory Member of Parliament Mark Warawa doesn’t have pancreatic cancer, but operable colon cancer

Mark Warawa and his wife Diane this past Christmas season. (Special to Black Press)
Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning. (Richard Gray/World Curling Federation)

UPDATED: Junior Team Canada brings home gold to the Lower Mainland, again

Welcome home and congratulatory party planned Wednesday night at Langley Curling Centre.

Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning. (Richard Gray/World Curling Federation)
Tyler Tardi, skip of Team Canada, hopes he and his team can retain their title. They were the 2018 world junior champions. (Richard Gray/WCF)

Tardi and team playoff bound in junior curling worlds tonight

Friday night Team Canada’s men’s team faces off against Norway, hoping to secure a spot in the finals

Tyler Tardi, skip of Team Canada, hopes he and his team can retain their title. They were the 2018 world junior champions. (Richard Gray/WCF)
Team Canada, lead by Tyler Tardi who plays out of Langley Curling Centre, is pleased overall with how the team is playing in the world championships this week in the Maritimes. (Larocque Photography)

VIDEO: Nail-biter game against Germany tonight earns Langley’s Team Canada a win

Langley’s Team Tardi is 5-2 at the junior curling worlds in Nova Scotia, hoping to defend their title

Team Canada, lead by Tyler Tardi who plays out of Langley Curling Centre, is pleased overall with how the team is playing in the world championships this week in the Maritimes. (Larocque Photography)
Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)

VIDEO: 2020 New Holland Canadian Juniors will playout in the Lower Mainland

Three-time national champ Tyler Tardi on hand for annoucement – excited to possibly compete at home.

Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)
Kaylee Davis got some quality time with his new friends and mentors, Team Tardi, during the junior national championships in his hometown of Prince Albert, Sask. last week. (Paul Tardi/Special to Black Press)

Saddling up along-side the ‘big boys’ – Langley curling champs offer mentorship

An 11-year-old aspiring curler got to spend time shadowing Team BC at the junior nationals.

Kaylee Davis got some quality time with his new friends and mentors, Team Tardi, during the junior national championships in his hometown of Prince Albert, Sask. last week. (Paul Tardi/Special to Black Press)
In their first matchup during the men’s provincial championships happening this week in Quesnel, Team Tardi beat Team Wenzek by the score of 8-5. That means younger brother Tyler beat older brother Jordan), (Liz Montroy/Curl BC)

UPDATE: Curling brothers face off for provincial title

Tyler Tardi competes against his older brother, Jordan, at the men’s provincials in Quesnel this week

In their first matchup during the men’s provincial championships happening this week in Quesnel, Team Tardi beat Team Wenzek by the score of 8-5. That means younger brother Tyler beat older brother Jordan), (Liz Montroy/Curl BC)
At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)

Young Lower Mainland curlers bring home third national gold

Team BC, headed by skip Tyler Tardi, emerged triumphant – again – from the Canadian juniors Sunday.

At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)
Lower Mainland junior curlers will be vying for gold

Lower Mainland junior curlers will be vying for gold

Team B.C., led by skip Tyler Tardi, secured a birth in the finals Sunday at the junior nationals.

Lower Mainland junior curlers will be vying for gold
Newcomers to Team Tardi (a.k.a. Team BC) are Alex Horvath and Matthew Hall. (Anita Tardi/Special to Black Press)

Tardi team suffers first loss at junior nationals

Langley-based curlers are still in the running to defend champ status this week in Saskatchewan.

Newcomers to Team Tardi (a.k.a. Team BC) are Alex Horvath and Matthew Hall. (Anita Tardi/Special to Black Press)
The B.C. team in, white and blue jackets, during timeout at Wednesday’s game against Northern Ontario. (Anita Tardi/Special to Black Press)

Team BC’s having fun, ‘feeling good’ about back-to-back victories

A junior curling team, based out of Langley, has yet to lose a game in the national championships.

The B.C. team in, white and blue jackets, during timeout at Wednesday’s game against Northern Ontario. (Anita Tardi/Special to Black Press)
Team BC advancing undefeated in junior nationals

Team BC advancing undefeated in junior nationals

A Langley-based team is 6-0, thus far, at the Canadian curling championships.

Team BC advancing undefeated in junior nationals
Team BC won their fourth game this morning (Monday) against the Newfoundland and Labrador team by the score of 12-4. (Anita Tardi/Special to Black Press)

Day 3 brings fourth win for the Langley-based Team BC

Tyler Tardi and squad plays two games Tuesday at the junior curling nationals in Saskatchewan.

Team BC won their fourth game this morning (Monday) against the Newfoundland and Labrador team by the score of 12-4. (Anita Tardi/Special to Black Press)
Team BC defeats its hosts at junior curling nationals Sunday

Team BC defeats its hosts at junior curling nationals Sunday

Tyler Tardi and his team have played and won three games in the Canadian championships, so far.

Team BC defeats its hosts at junior curling nationals Sunday
Team Tardi is set to go for gold against Scotland at the world junior curling championships. Richard Gray/ World Curling Federation                                Team Tardi, in its new incarnation, is at the nationals in Saskatchewan this weekend. This picture was captured last year, when they won the gold against Scotland at the world junior curling championships. (Richard Gray/ World Curling Federation)

Tardi earns first victory in quest for third national title

A Langley-based junior curling team is in Prince Albert, Sask. for the Canadian championships.

Team Tardi is set to go for gold against Scotland at the world junior curling championships. Richard Gray/ World Curling Federation                                Team Tardi, in its new incarnation, is at the nationals in Saskatchewan this weekend. This picture was captured last year, when they won the gold against Scotland at the world junior curling championships. (Richard Gray/ World Curling Federation)