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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)
Aaliyah Rose was found dead at a unit in a condo building in Langley on the evening of July 22. (IHIT photo)

Charges upgraded against mother of murdered B.C. girl

Kerryann Lewis now faces first- rather than second-degree murder in the death of Aaliyah Rosa.

Aaliyah Rose was found dead at a unit in a condo building in Langley on the evening of July 22. (IHIT photo)
Theo will be moving to Duncan this month. Miranda Fatur Black Press

VIDEO: Theo the 800-pound pig finds a home on Vancouver Island

An 800-pound rescued Langley pig, named Theodore, is off to a livestock sanctuary on the Island.

Theo will be moving to Duncan this month. Miranda Fatur Black Press
A couple hundred families are expected to attend this year’s Rad Santa photo event at Potter’s Nov. 30. (Angela Ruscheinski Photography/Special to Black Press)

Rad Santa returns to help fundraiser for cancer

The Langley-based Twins Cancer Fundraising group is back at Potter’s with St. Nick on Nov. 30.

A couple hundred families are expected to attend this year’s Rad Santa photo event at Potter’s Nov. 30. (Angela Ruscheinski Photography/Special to Black Press)
This year’s firefighter calendars are on sale at Shopper’s Drug Mart stores, plus there will be some sold Vancouver Giants games in the weeks to come, said calendar founder and organizer Steve McLay. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

‘Scrap-metal sweetie’ makes Langley firemen calendar centrefold

Most pictures in 2019 calendar feature members with their own pets

This year’s firefighter calendars are on sale at Shopper’s Drug Mart stores, plus there will be some sold Vancouver Giants games in the weeks to come, said calendar founder and organizer Steve McLay. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
Mounties cordoned off a section around Army & Navy in Langley City tonight after reports of a man with a gun. The man has since been taken into custody and no firearm found. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Gun report bring significant police presence to Langley City

Report was unsubstantiated that a resident in the downtown core had a firearm in his waistband.

Mounties cordoned off a section around Army & Navy in Langley City tonight after reports of a man with a gun. The man has since been taken into custody and no firearm found. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
A taco lunch, as well as barbecues, sundae bars, handwritten thank you notes, and other engagement efforts are designed to keep Cintas staff happy at work. (Special to Black Press)

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A taco lunch, as well as barbecues, sundae bars, handwritten thank you notes, and other engagement efforts are designed to keep Cintas staff happy at work. (Special to Black Press)
A section of 56th Avenue, at 224th Street was closed to traffic Sunday afternoon following a serious crash that saw one child airlifted to hospital. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

VIDEO: Child airlifted to hospital after crash in rural Langley

Jaws of life were used to cut off the roof of a car and free its occupants from a two-car accident.

A section of 56th Avenue, at 224th Street was closed to traffic Sunday afternoon following a serious crash that saw one child airlifted to hospital. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Rescued puppies reunite on beach in Langley

Rescued puppies reunite on beach in Langley

For a third time, a group of seized dogs – dubbed Langley 66 – came together to celebrate life.

Rescued puppies reunite on beach in Langley
Gone Country outdoor music concert was held at the Bill Reid Millennium Park in Cloverdale Saturday, hosted by Langley’s own Chris and Jamie Ruscheinski. It’s a cancer fundraiser, with most of this year’s proceeds going to the Canuck Place children’s hospice in Abbotsford. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

UPDATE: Langley twin’s cancer fundraising concert surpasses mark

WITH VIDEO: Organizers confirmed Gone Country - Here for the Cure raised more than $651,000.

Gone Country outdoor music concert was held at the Bill Reid Millennium Park in Cloverdale Saturday, hosted by Langley’s own Chris and Jamie Ruscheinski. It’s a cancer fundraiser, with most of this year’s proceeds going to the Canuck Place children’s hospice in Abbotsford. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
“At least you can see he has a pretty face now,” said Sindy Cooper, noting they had to clip mounds of matted and knotted hair from Tugger to reveal his eyes and snout. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

B.C. couple reunited with dog three years after disappearance

A purebred Pomeranian is back with his parents, likely after years in a puppy mill.

“At least you can see he has a pretty face now,” said Sindy Cooper, noting they had to clip mounds of matted and knotted hair from Tugger to reveal his eyes and snout. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
Spectators invited to check out new dog sporting event in Langley

Spectators invited to check out new dog sporting event in Langley

Langley hosts second-only Canadian mixed-breed dog trials at H.D. Stafford school this weekend.

Spectators invited to check out new dog sporting event in Langley
Ann Marie Walsh (top left) is leading a special kitten yoga program at the Patti Dale Animal Shelter in Aldergrove. Registration fees for the course go directly to the Langley Animal Protection Society. (Kieran O’Connor/Black Press)

Kitten yoga combines cuteness, relaxation at fundraiser for B.C. animal group

Langley City yoga instructor Ann Marie is leading kitten yoga classes to benefit LAPS.

Ann Marie Walsh (top left) is leading a special kitten yoga program at the Patti Dale Animal Shelter in Aldergrove. Registration fees for the course go directly to the Langley Animal Protection Society. (Kieran O’Connor/Black Press)
Langley Community Music School students Charmaine Yang (left), Annis Lee, and Sabrina Juan are on their way to New Brunswick after their trio recently won a provincial competition. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Winning trio of Langley musicians bound for the Maritimes

Tuesday, three music school students will host a fundraising concert.

Langley Community Music School students Charmaine Yang (left), Annis Lee, and Sabrina Juan are on their way to New Brunswick after their trio recently won a provincial competition. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Taylor Scott believes in being true to herself, and describes herself as a vibrant soul with a lot of passion and energy. (Special to the langley Advance)

Pageant gives Langley woman a platform to speak out

Competition gives 25-year-old a jumping off point for her future as philanthropist and entrepreneur.

Taylor Scott believes in being true to herself, and describes herself as a vibrant soul with a lot of passion and energy. (Special to the langley Advance)
VIDEO: B.C.’s ‘unicycle cowboy’ aspires to be rancher one day

VIDEO: B.C.’s ‘unicycle cowboy’ aspires to be rancher one day

Burklan Johnson has only ridden a horse once, but this unicyclist has big plans to become a cowboy.

VIDEO: B.C.’s ‘unicycle cowboy’ aspires to be rancher one day
Clayton Height’s JoJo Mason and Langley’s Karen Lee Batten are among the country artists performing June 21 during a flood relief fundraiser at Gabby’s. (Special to Black Press)

Country music community plans dual flood relief fundraisers

Langley’s Gabby’s Country Cabaret will be one of two sites for a charity concert on Thursday, June 21.

Clayton Height’s JoJo Mason and Langley’s Karen Lee Batten are among the country artists performing June 21 during a flood relief fundraiser at Gabby’s. (Special to Black Press)
Langley pageant contender a self-proclaimed contradiction in terms

Langley pageant contender a self-proclaimed contradiction in terms

Alice Kim, 19, is one of 27 young women vying for the Miss BC 2018 crown.

Langley pageant contender a self-proclaimed contradiction in terms
Tiffany Foster, a 33-year-old show jumping rider who hails from Langley, was back home for the Nations Cup Sunday. She was one of only two riders to manage both rounds without a fault. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

PHOTOS: Cheering fellow Canadian teammates from the sidelines

Two Langley-based riders suited up for Canada at the Nations Cup show jumping competition Sunday.

Tiffany Foster, a 33-year-old show jumping rider who hails from Langley, was back home for the Nations Cup Sunday. She was one of only two riders to manage both rounds without a fault. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
Several Langley athletes medaled earlier this month in the Fraser Valley championships in Abbotsford, some earning a spot at this weekend’s provincials. (Black Press files)

BC High school track championships keep coming back to Langley

There will be 2,400 athletes, 400 coaches, and countless supporters in Langley this weekend.

Several Langley athletes medaled earlier this month in the Fraser Valley championships in Abbotsford, some earning a spot at this weekend’s provincials. (Black Press files)