Roxanne Hooper

Team Austgarden pulled out a win Friday morning, defeating Team Duddy 6-5. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)

VIDEO: Langley plays host again to wheelchair curling provincials

Saturday morning's game will determine which two B.C. teams head to the nationals this spring.

Team Austgarden pulled out a win Friday morning, defeating Team Duddy 6-5. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)

UPDATE: Victims of Langley train collision were husband and wife, 90 and 88

VIDEO: Circumstances of crash are puzzling, RCMP said

Dr. Wai Sze Cheung, a Willoughby dentist, is hoping to help others in need, after her team provided aid to some from a women’s shelter. (Special to Black Press)

WHAT’S IN STORE: Women and children from transition house given free dentistry in Langley

In this business column, we spotlights the kindness of Willoughby Crossing Dental and C&D Logistics.

Dr. Wai Sze Cheung, a Willoughby dentist, is hoping to help others in need, after her team provided aid to some from a women’s shelter. (Special to Black Press)
WHAT'S IN STORE: Langley companies pitching in to fill the pantry

WHAT’S IN STORE: Langley companies pitching in to fill the pantry

In this week's business column, editor Roxanne Hooper spotlights efforts to help the hungry.

WHAT'S IN STORE: Langley companies pitching in to fill the pantry
Shannon Brogan is holding a fundraising community dinner on Sunday, Dec. 9 at Brogan’s Diner in Langley. (Suzanne St-Germain/Special to Black Press)

WHAT’S IN STORE: Downtown Langley businesses getting into the spirit of Christmas

Editor Roxanne Hooper looks at efforts to promote Christmas and giving in downtown Langley.

Shannon Brogan is holding a fundraising community dinner on Sunday, Dec. 9 at Brogan’s Diner in Langley. (Suzanne St-Germain/Special to Black Press)
Langley ukulele students have been performing throughout the Lower Mainland this holiday season, including performances at the Surrey Treelighting and Christmas at Hycroft. This Saturday, they’re performing two concerts for their hometown audience in Langley, at the Willougby Christian Reformed Church. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Langley uke students appreciate sharing their music

Two fundraising shows happening on Saturday, Dec. 8 in Langley.

Langley ukulele students have been performing throughout the Lower Mainland this holiday season, including performances at the Surrey Treelighting and Christmas at Hycroft. This Saturday, they’re performing two concerts for their hometown audience in Langley, at the Willougby Christian Reformed Church. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Tiffany Desrosiers is back at home in Langley this weekend performing at the United Churches of Langley. (Special to Black Press)

‘Popera’ singer performs to hometown Langley crowd

Music is on the agenda in Langley this weekend, with multiple concerts set for Sunday.

Tiffany Desrosiers is back at home in Langley this weekend performing at the United Churches of Langley. (Special to Black Press)
VIDEO: Think 'rustic' when decking halls for the holidays

VIDEO: Think ‘rustic’ when decking halls for the holidays

Langley shops suggest decorations for Christmas lean towards natural.

VIDEO: Think 'rustic' when decking halls for the holidays
Ken Hildebrandt is looking for thespians 12 years and older for Gallery 7’s spring production. Auditions are next week. (Special to Black Press)

Langleyites needed for cast and crew of spring’s Joseph

Auditions happen Nov. 27 and Dec. 1 for Joseph and the Amazing Techicolor Dreamcoat.

Ken Hildebrandt is looking for thespians 12 years and older for Gallery 7’s spring production. Auditions are next week. (Special to Black Press)
It’s fair to say the new Langley City mayor, Val van den Broek, was impressed with the ‘fantastic’ makeover inside Cascades Casino. (Black Press Photo)

WHAT’S IN STORE: Langley City casino unveils phase one of renos

Sick and struggling kids will celebrate the season with a teddy bear

It’s fair to say the new Langley City mayor, Val van den Broek, was impressed with the ‘fantastic’ makeover inside Cascades Casino. (Black Press Photo)
WHAT'S IN STORE: Langley sporting some extra facial hair

WHAT’S IN STORE: Langley sporting some extra facial hair

A few local companies are marking Movember and helping raise awareness and money for men's health.

WHAT'S IN STORE: Langley sporting some extra facial hair
A team of volunteers from Envision helped harvest apples from Campbell Valley Regional Park recently. The fruit is being donated to the local food bank. (Special to the Langley Advance)

WHAT’S IN STORE: Giving back on ladders and runways

In this week's business column, editor Roxanne Hooper spotlights a few businesses showing they care.

A team of volunteers from Envision helped harvest apples from Campbell Valley Regional Park recently. The fruit is being donated to the local food bank. (Special to the Langley Advance)
South Wales singer visiting Langley next week

South Wales singer visiting Langley next week

A number of happenings coming up around town in Langley.

South Wales singer visiting Langley next week
Ruth Bedell was responsible for finding or making any props the actors take on and off the stage in the current production of Beer For Breakfast. (Special to the Langley Advance)

WIN: Langley senior goes from donating clothes to working back stage

Passionate about dragon boating, Ruth Bedell manages to carve out some time for the theatre, too.

Ruth Bedell was responsible for finding or making any props the actors take on and off the stage in the current production of Beer For Breakfast. (Special to the Langley Advance)
A number of different paintings by local artists – who remain anonymous until their works are sold – have donated one to three pieces to the Langley Arts Council. The art is being sold off Friday during the fourth annual Incognito event at the Township of Langley’s civic facility. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Artists go Incognito to help Langley Arts Council

Pieces by anonymous local painters are being sold off at a fundraiser Friday for $100 each.

A number of different paintings by local artists – who remain anonymous until their works are sold – have donated one to three pieces to the Langley Arts Council. The art is being sold off Friday during the fourth annual Incognito event at the Township of Langley’s civic facility. (Special to the Langley Advance)
The Outlooks exhibition opened at Timms Community Centre in Langley last Friday and runs until Jan. 3. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Langley area photographers bring two-month-plus show to Timms

A current exhibit, Outlooks: No Kittens, No Kardashians, will include an opening reception Nov. 1.

The Outlooks exhibition opened at Timms Community Centre in Langley last Friday and runs until Jan. 3. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Nick Nuraney was surrounded by family (his mother, wife, and daughter), as well as a few key staff when he received the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce business person of the year award Thursday night at Cascades Casino. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)

VIDEO: 40 years of family dedication earns Langley entrepreneur accolades

A&W's Nick Nuraney was recipient of the chamber's George Preston Business Person of the Year award.

Nick Nuraney was surrounded by family (his mother, wife, and daughter), as well as a few key staff when he received the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce business person of the year award Thursday night at Cascades Casino. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)
Shaun McHale (left) has returned to the theatre world after a three-year hiatus and has taken on the role as Officer Pat Brophy in the RCTC’s Arsenic and Old Lace. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Dark comedy offers challenge to returning Langley actor

A local actor steps back on stage in Royal Canadian Theatre Company's showing of Arsenic and Old Lace.

Shaun McHale (left) has returned to the theatre world after a three-year hiatus and has taken on the role as Officer Pat Brophy in the RCTC’s Arsenic and Old Lace. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Karen Lee Batten, a Willoughby musician, was crowned female vocalist of the year for the seventh time during Sunday’s BCCMA awards night – an event which she also co-hosted. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Langley artists lauded by country music industry

BC Country Music Association held its 42nd awards Sunday, co-hosted by Langley's Karen Lee Batten.

Karen Lee Batten, a Willoughby musician, was crowned female vocalist of the year for the seventh time during Sunday’s BCCMA awards night – an event which she also co-hosted. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Racers know how quickly they can leave the gate on the Langley BMX track. But Saturday they tested the speed of some pumpkins racing along the same stretch of track. (Bea Lindsay-Hawkins and Ashley Reiter photos/Special to the Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Langley BMX racers propel pumpkins down their track

Once the standard race day was over, riders let a series of gourds roll down their Brookswood track.

Racers know how quickly they can leave the gate on the Langley BMX track. But Saturday they tested the speed of some pumpkins racing along the same stretch of track. (Bea Lindsay-Hawkins and Ashley Reiter photos/Special to the Langley Advance)