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VIDEO: Country musicians pull together in Langley to help fire victims

VIDEO: Country musicians pull together in Langley to help fire victims

B.C. Country Music Association partners with Gabby’s and a number of singers to host a concert.

VIDEO: Country musicians pull together in Langley to help fire victims
A small delegation of animal lovers from Langley made their way up to Kamloops late last week with loads of local donations. They also donated time to help out some of displaced animals in care. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Wildfires alert locals to need for an disaster plan for Langley animals

Shelter staff were moved by the kindness of wildfire relief donors and volunteers in Kamloops.

A small delegation of animal lovers from Langley made their way up to Kamloops late last week with loads of local donations. They also donated time to help out some of displaced animals in care. (Special to the Langley Advance)
The fifth annual Gone Country concert was the biggest and best yet, with organizers already planning for 2018.                                (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Record crowd at Gone Country raises half million to battle cancer

An annual cancer fundraising concert, organized by a pair of Langley brothers, raised $520,000.

The fifth annual Gone Country concert was the biggest and best yet, with organizers already planning for 2018.                                (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
Campbell Valley Pony Club played host to 20 young riders and their entourage (coaches and chaperones) from Canada, the U.S., Great Britain, and Australia. The 17-day exchanged concluded with one day of equestrian competition in Langley on Sunday.(C.J. Richardson photos)

Global exchange comes to Langley: Teens explore relay races from the back of a pony

Hosting the 2017 International Mounted Games prompts thoughts of expanding the sport in Langley

Campbell Valley Pony Club played host to 20 young riders and their entourage (coaches and chaperones) from Canada, the U.S., Great Britain, and Australia. The 17-day exchanged concluded with one day of equestrian competition in Langley on Sunday.(C.J. Richardson photos)
One discarded cigarette can change a person’s life forever. Actually, not just one person’s life, but hundreds. The 2003 wildfires spoke to that. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

Wildfire reflections: A time for no ifs, and or butts

How do people not understand the dangers they pose to themselves and others?

One discarded cigarette can change a person’s life forever. Actually, not just one person’s life, but hundreds. The 2003 wildfires spoke to that. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
Fees go up to cross the Golden Ears Bridge

Fees go up to cross the Golden Ears Bridge

Langley residents crossing the Fraser River into Maple Ridge will pay more starting Saturday.

Fees go up to cross the Golden Ears Bridge
It was a surprise when this 15-foot Canadian flag arrived in Andy Brodoway’s mail 16 years ago. But every year he flies it in front of his home, with pride. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Unexpected gift flying outside Langley home

Andy Brodoway has flown his Peace Tower flag on both sides of the border.

It was a surprise when this 15-foot Canadian flag arrived in Andy Brodoway’s mail 16 years ago. But every year he flies it in front of his home, with pride. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
VIDEO - Strawberries ripening ‘on time’: Langley grower

VIDEO – Strawberries ripening ‘on time’: Langley grower

Thousands are flocking to the local strawberry fields this week, to get a taste of summer.

VIDEO - Strawberries ripening ‘on time’: Langley grower
It hasn't been confirmed by authorities

VIDEO: One person dead in early morning Langley apartment fire

Langley seniors left scrambling for a place to stay after their apartment caught fire early Wednesday morning.

It hasn't been confirmed by authorities
The swift-water rescue members from Langley City fire department pulled a little girl from the Nicomekl River Dec. 13.

UPDATED: Langley City school girl plucked from cold river

Mom expresses thanks to emergency crews and bystanders who helped pull her little girl out of the Nicomekl River.

The swift-water rescue members from Langley City fire department pulled a little girl from the Nicomekl River Dec. 13.