Heather Colpitts

GM has issued a voluntary recall of Chevy Bolt electric vehicles with batteries made in Korea. Owners can check their VIN to see if their vehicle is part of the recall. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

Chevy Bolts recalled over vehicle fires in U.S.

The recall impacts more than 68,000 vehicles with batteries from a Korean factory

GM has issued a voluntary recall of Chevy Bolt electric vehicles with batteries made in Korea. Owners can check their VIN to see if their vehicle is part of the recall. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek hosted the first Winter Wonderland event at the Cascades Casino and Resort on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s top cop reassigned amid charity gala questions

Overtime concerns raised in connection to RCMP attendance at Langely City mayor’s gala

  • Sep 1, 2020
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek hosted the first Winter Wonderland event at the Cascades Casino and Resort on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley RCMP are investigating a shooting at a shopping centre in the 6300 block of 200th Street. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Apparent shooting near Chuck E. Cheese in Lower Mainland leaves man in ‘grave condition’

Police were called Friday evening to a complex in Langley and say the shooting is targeted

Langley RCMP are investigating a shooting at a shopping centre in the 6300 block of 200th Street. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A bear that took refuge on an Anmore patio has now been transported to Critter Care Wildlife Rehabiltiation Centre. (Corinne Robson/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. man no longer faces charges for transporting bear cub to sanctuary

Conservation Officer Service faced storm of criticism after media coverage

A bear that took refuge on an Anmore patio has now been transported to Critter Care Wildlife Rehabiltiation Centre. (Corinne Robson/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A bear that took refuge on an Anmore patio has now been transported to Critter Care Wildlife Rehabiltiation Centre. (Corinne Robson/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. man faces legal problems for taking underweight bear to wildlife sanctuary

Conservation Officer Service contacted the family and said it would not pursue enforcement action

A bear that took refuge on an Anmore patio has now been transported to Critter Care Wildlife Rehabiltiation Centre. (Corinne Robson/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Grandpa Mason was an elderly feral cat taken in by TinyKittens. He found his calling when he started caring for the kittens in the care of the animal welfare organization. (Facebook photo)

VIDEO: B.C.’s famous cat Grandpa Mason has died

The story of the feral cat that started fostering kittens touched people around the world

Grandpa Mason was an elderly feral cat taken in by TinyKittens. He found his calling when he started caring for the kittens in the care of the animal welfare organization. (Facebook photo)
The group Cube of Truth held a silent multi-media protest at the Langley Ribfest on Friday evening. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley Ribfest met with protesters

Groups that oppose the event for various reasons plan to be on site each of the three days.

The group Cube of Truth held a silent multi-media protest at the Langley Ribfest on Friday evening. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Mother cow Hermoine and her calf Hagrid, the same age as the one killed, pictured together in their adjacent pen a week after the brutual attack. (Sarah Grochowski photo)

VIDEO: Five-day-old calf stabbed with arrow and stolen, B.C. farmer says

Surveillance footage shows two people stabbing the animal and loading it into an SUV in Langley

Mother cow Hermoine and her calf Hagrid, the same age as the one killed, pictured together in their adjacent pen a week after the brutual attack. (Sarah Grochowski photo)
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

HBC shuttering Home Outfitters across Canada

North America’s oldest retailer is revamping its various stores to improve profitability

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
A Maple Ridge woman is critical of a Langley business for refusing to allow her 11-year-old brother’s certified service dog inside. (Danica Dutt Facebook posting)

VIDEO: Boy’s service dog bounced from B.C. trampoline park

A Maple Ridge woman says her brother’s certified service dog was refused entry. She took to social media.

A Maple Ridge woman is critical of a Langley business for refusing to allow her 11-year-old brother’s certified service dog inside. (Danica Dutt Facebook posting)
Eric Brown grew up in Langley and still returns to stay with his mom in South Langley. Day to day, he runs his scuba diving shop in Thailand and took part in the rescue of a Thai soccer team and their coach. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

B.C. diver at Thai cave rescue won’t speculate on which actor should play him in movie

Eric Brown said most rescue dives he’s been involved with were to recovery bodies.

  • Aug 9, 2018
Eric Brown grew up in Langley and still returns to stay with his mom in South Langley. Day to day, he runs his scuba diving shop in Thailand and took part in the rescue of a Thai soccer team and their coach. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Kevin LeClair’s truck, with a window shattered by bullets, outside the Walnut Grove IGA on Feb. 6, 2009. (Langley Advance files)

Ontario man arrested in 2009 gangland murder in B.C. mall parking lot

Kevin LeClair’s shooting in Langley was part of the fight between the Red Scorpions and the UN Gang.

Kevin LeClair’s truck, with a window shattered by bullets, outside the Walnut Grove IGA on Feb. 6, 2009. (Langley Advance files)
Erik Brown and other expert divers and people involved in the Thai cave rescue paused for a photo. (Erik Brown Facebook page)

Thai cave rescue diver has B.C. ties

Erik Brown spent nine days in Thailand as one of the expert divers involved in the rescue.

  • Jul 10, 2018
Erik Brown and other expert divers and people involved in the Thai cave rescue paused for a photo. (Erik Brown Facebook page)
Sadie, a 13-year-old dog, got to say goodbye to her human, Andy Beaulieu, at his funeral late last year. Since the photo was posted online recently, it’s gone viral, with people reacting to the touching scene. (Elements Cremation and Pre-planning & Burial Facebook posting)

Touching photo of dog at Lower Mainland funeral goes viral

People from around the world have seen the image of Sadie saying goodbye to her best friend, Andy.

Sadie, a 13-year-old dog, got to say goodbye to her human, Andy Beaulieu, at his funeral late last year. Since the photo was posted online recently, it’s gone viral, with people reacting to the touching scene. (Elements Cremation and Pre-planning & Burial Facebook posting)
B.C. families started a campaign to have Canadian kids wear their hockey jerseys to school on April 12 as a show of support for the Humboldt Broncos. It has now changed to a call for everyone to wear a sports jersey that day. From Facebook

B.C. hockey moms’ jersey campaign supports Broncos

Organizers are asking people to wear any sports jersey on Thursday, April 12.

B.C. families started a campaign to have Canadian kids wear their hockey jerseys to school on April 12 as a show of support for the Humboldt Broncos. It has now changed to a call for everyone to wear a sports jersey that day. From Facebook
Riverdale star recounts working with Meghan Markle in B.C.

Riverdale star recounts working with Meghan Markle in B.C.

B.C.-born actor Lochlyn Munro is on the series Riverdale and worked with Prince Harry’s fiancee.

Riverdale star recounts working with Meghan Markle in B.C.
The Washington Department of Ecology has announced an agreement with a Langley family trust to repair shoreline and a wetland. (Washington State photo)

B.C. family trust ordered to restore shoreline on Lake Osoyoos property

Owned by a Langley family, the Washington State property will see all ecological damages repaired

The Washington Department of Ecology has announced an agreement with a Langley family trust to repair shoreline and a wetland. (Washington State photo)
Turkey tips for trimming the fat

Turkey tips for trimming the fat

Municipalities are finding fatbergs – caused by dumping fats, oils and grease that clog your pipes.

Turkey tips for trimming the fat
(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)                                A duck has created a nest at the Langley Township works yard and staff are keeping a protective eye on her and her eggs.

Duck nests in Langley Township parking lot

Public works staff have cordoned off three parking spots around her nest.

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)                                A duck has created a nest at the Langley Township works yard and staff are keeping a protective eye on her and her eggs.