Roxanne Hooper

Surrey-Langley curlers in the running again for gold

Junior men's team out of Langley hopes to defend its world title Sunday, going up against Switzerland

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)
London Drugs sells shirts and a number of other pink products to raise money and awareness for anti-bullying initiatives. (SPECIAL TO BLACK PRESS)

WHAT’S IN STORE: Langley businesses rally behind Pink Shirt Day initiatives

In this business column, find out about anti-bullying efforts, chamber events, and a home show.

London Drugs sells shirts and a number of other pink products to raise money and awareness for anti-bullying initiatives. (SPECIAL TO BLACK PRESS)
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)
Townships Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion curler 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 Langley

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

Townships Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion curler 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)
The show, called Away: Artful Reading Inspired, is on display at the Langley Centennial Museum. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Written word inspires Langley art show

Walnut Grove woman organizes a show by artists in her book club.

The show, called Away: Artful Reading Inspired, is on display at the Langley Centennial Museum. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
Police arrested a man in the area of 198B Street and 44th Avenue, in connection with a possible impaired driving case. (Anngela Bayer/Special to the Langley Advance)

Langley Mounties arrest suspect impaired driver

SUV believed involved in multiple crashes before the driver was arrested and hospitalized.

Police arrested a man in the area of 198B Street and 44th Avenue, in connection with a possible impaired driving case. (Anngela Bayer/Special to the Langley Advance)
Bud McPhee played goal for Prince Albert’s junior hockey team back in 1941. He reconnected with his old team last week, when the Raiders came to town to take on the Giants at the LEC.(Roxanne Hooper/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Former goalie, now 94, shares recollections of hockey’s past

Langley City's Bud McPhee met up with some players currently on his hometown's Prince Albert team.

Bud McPhee played goal for Prince Albert’s junior hockey team back in 1941. He reconnected with his old team last week, when the Raiders came to town to take on the Giants at the LEC.(Roxanne Hooper/Black Press Media)
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)
Team Tardi skip Tyler Tardi (left) will be going up against his older brother, Jordan, during the provincial men’s championships this week in Quesnel. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)

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

Team Tardi skip Tyler Tardi (left) will be going up against his older brother, Jordan, during the provincial men’s championships this week in Quesnel. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)
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)
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 FederationTeam 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 FederationTeam 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)
WHAT'S IN STORE LANGLEY: London Drugs offers 'recycling amnesty'

WHAT’S IN STORE LANGLEY: London Drugs offers ‘recycling amnesty’

In this week's business column, the editor talks recycling and good deeds.

WHAT'S IN STORE LANGLEY: London Drugs offers 'recycling amnesty'
Aaliyah Rose was found dead at a unit in a condo building in Willoughby on the evening of July 22. (IHIT photo)

Charges upgraded against mother of murdered Langley 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 Willoughby on the evening of July 22. (IHIT photo)
VIDEO: Dragon's Den star headlines Unapologetically Her show in Langley

VIDEO: Dragon’s Den star headlines Unapologetically Her show in Langley

TV celebrity, author, and renowned entrepreneur Arlene Dickinson speaks truths about powerful women.

VIDEO: Dragon's Den star headlines Unapologetically Her show in Langley
Nicole Davison is the consul-general of the British consulate in Vancouver. (Special to the Langley Advance)

WHAT’S IN STORE: Langley automotive shop makes shortlist of B.C.’s top small businesses

Editor Roxanne Hooper congratulates Norlang Automotive and talks about some upcoming chamber events.

Nicole Davison is the consul-general of the British consulate in Vancouver. (Special to the Langley Advance)