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A former Vernon pharmacist who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in May has had his sentencing date pushed back to Friday, June 9. (Morning Star - file photo)

Sentencing re-scheduled for former Vernon pharmacist guilty of manslaughter

Shaun Ross Wiebe was to have been sentenced Monday, June 5; will now learn fate Friday

 

A driver braved a waterlogged stretch of 208th Street north of Walnut Grove on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, during a series of atmospheric rivers. Other drivers were not lucky enough to make it through, including one who challenged an ICBC deductible through a Civil Resolution Tribunal. (Langley Advance Times files)

Driver loses ICBC fight after car conked out on flooded Langley road

Tribunal finds driver was at fault for heading into high water

 

An SUV near 200th Street and the Langley Bypass was riddled with bullet holes in the shooting incident July 25, 2022. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Officer who shot Langley spree shooter should be ‘commended’ for bravery: report

IIO has released details of the final moments of the rampage that killed two in Langley last summer

 

Traffic on 240th Street between 72nd and 80th Avenue in Langley was restricted to one alternating lane Sunday, May 14, after what a Township advisory described as “a road surface failure,” that a Township councillor said was the second sinkhole in recent weeks.(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Trans Mountain confirms sinkholes at pipeline project site

Traffic at location in Langley has been restricted to a single alternating lane

Traffic on 240th Street between 72nd and 80th Avenue in Langley was restricted to one alternating lane Sunday, May 14, after what a Township advisory described as “a road surface failure,” that a Township councillor said was the second sinkhole in recent weeks.(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Aron Crimeni, right, with family and friends set up a Justice For Carson banner on Friday, July 2, 2021, just months before charges were laid in the death of his son, Carson. (/Langley Advance Times files)

Manslaughter sentencing date set for Carson Crimeni’s killer

Youth offender now in his 20s will serve up to three years

Aron Crimeni, right, with family and friends set up a Justice For Carson banner on Friday, July 2, 2021, just months before charges were laid in the death of his son, Carson. (/Langley Advance Times files)
Traffic on 240th Street between 72nd and 80th Avenue in Langley was restricted to one alternating lane Sunday, May 14, after what a Township advisory described as “a road surface failure,” that a Township councillor said was the second sinkhole in recent weeks.(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Road restrictions result of second sinkhole next to pipeline construction

Lower Mainland councillor questions true cause of problems on rural Langley street

Traffic on 240th Street between 72nd and 80th Avenue in Langley was restricted to one alternating lane Sunday, May 14, after what a Township advisory described as “a road surface failure,” that a Township councillor said was the second sinkhole in recent weeks.(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry spoke about the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 during a press conference in Victoria. (Chad Hipolito/ Canadian Press)

What seniors still need to know about COVID

Dr. Bonnie Henry provides answers to a few specific questions on behalf of Langley’s aging population

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry spoke about the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 during a press conference in Victoria. (Chad Hipolito/ Canadian Press)
The spotting of a white-tailed kite this far north is rare according to local wild bird enthusiasts. This viewing created a birdwatching frenzy for a few days in North Langley’s Glen Valley neighbourhood. Fort Langley’s Lou Fasullo was among those who stopped in for a peek. (Lou Fasullo/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Birdwatchers flock to Langley to glimpse rare hawk

A white-tailed kite was spotted in Glen Valley Sunday through Tuesday, but has vanished since

The spotting of a white-tailed kite this far north is rare according to local wild bird enthusiasts. This viewing created a birdwatching frenzy for a few days in North Langley’s Glen Valley neighbourhood. Fort Langley’s Lou Fasullo was among those who stopped in for a peek. (Lou Fasullo/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Alisha Openshaw and twin boys Weston and Bennett, seen here during a recent visit to B.C. Children’s Hospital, are waging a ‘mighty’ battle with cancer. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)

VIDEO: B.C. twins and their mom wage a ‘mighty’ battle against cancer

Weston and Bennett were diagnosed within a few months of each other

Langley’s Alisha Openshaw and twin boys Weston and Bennett, seen here during a recent visit to B.C. Children’s Hospital, are waging a ‘mighty’ battle with cancer. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)
A Ministry of Health photo of the Langley Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, which is suffering major delays. Dr. Gord McInnes, co-president of the Section of Emergency Medicine, said Wednesday, May 10, that Langley is not the only hospital suffering patient back-ups. (file)

Langley, B.C., isn’t the only hospital with long delays for emergency patients, doctors warn

Some are waiting as long as 48 hours, co-president of the Section of Emergency Medicine estimates

A Ministry of Health photo of the Langley Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, which is suffering major delays. Dr. Gord McInnes, co-president of the Section of Emergency Medicine, said Wednesday, May 10, that Langley is not the only hospital suffering patient back-ups. (file)
Toy Traders owner Matthew Purdy with a C-3P0 statue signed by actor Anthony Daniels. May 4 is an unofficial holiday for Star Wars fans. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: May the Fourth be with you: passing Star Wars to new generations

Langley toy store owner has vast collection of memorabilia

Toy Traders owner Matthew Purdy with a C-3P0 statue signed by actor Anthony Daniels. May 4 is an unofficial holiday for Star Wars fans. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Moments after a light plane crashed at Langley airport, a passer-by captured video of some Good Samaritans rescuing the two occupants of the plane. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

BREAKING: Plane crashes at Langley Airport; 3 injured

Three injured in crash of light plane just short of the runway

Moments after a light plane crashed at Langley airport, a passer-by captured video of some Good Samaritans rescuing the two occupants of the plane. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Liquor Store was fined $7,000 after a minor bought alcohol there in a Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch sting. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

B.C. liquor store fined $7K for selling beer to a teen

Langley clerk sold alcohol to a minor in a sting operation

Langley Liquor Store was fined $7,000 after a minor bought alcohol there in a Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch sting. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Carson Crimeni. (File)

Manslaughter trial this summer in death of Langley’s Carson Crimeni

Trial to begin almost four years after Walnut Grove teen died

Carson Crimeni. (File)
Langley senior Bill Lewis wants to thank the Good Samaritan he believes saved him from dying after a fall in the snow that fractured his hip last Halloween. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley senior Bill Lewis wants to thank the Good Samaritan he believes saved him from dying after a fall in the snow that fractured his hip last Halloween. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley MLA Andrew Mercier and Premier David Eby started their tour of Langley City businesses on Saturday, April 1, by trying some samples at Oxford Ice Cream. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Premier takes walking tour of small businesses

Indicates more supportive measures in the works

Langley MLA Andrew Mercier and Premier David Eby started their tour of Langley City businesses on Saturday, April 1, by trying some samples at Oxford Ice Cream. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
In the third part of our series on fraud, we look at Matthew Brooks, convicted of a $6 million bank fraud, whose home was targeted in a drive-by shooting that was never solved. Others lost millions to Brooks just before and during a lengthy RCMP investigation. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

FRAUD IN B.C.: Millions vanished from roadbuilder at centre of lengthy fraud investigation

A drive-by shooting, accusations of Hells Angels involvement, and investors never paid back

In the third part of our series on fraud, we look at Matthew Brooks, convicted of a $6 million bank fraud, whose home was targeted in a drive-by shooting that was never solved. Others lost millions to Brooks just before and during a lengthy RCMP investigation. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Murrayville House was for a time a project of developer Mark Chandler, before debts and lawsuits forced it into receivership. Some units were sold two, three, even four times before the courts got involved. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fraud in B.C.: Developer twice convicted in U.S. leaves condo chaos in Langley

Mark Chandler has never been convicted in Canada

Murrayville House was for a time a project of developer Mark Chandler, before debts and lawsuits forced it into receivership. Some units were sold two, three, even four times before the courts got involved. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Team Andrews, the defending 2022 senior women’s champions, was at the front of the procession piped on to the ice Wednesday, March 21, at the official start of the 2023 Connect Hearing BC Senior Curling Championships at the Langley Curling Centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

BC Senior Curling Championships get underway

Langley’s Team Andrews hopes to repeat as women’s champs, Nanaimo’s Team Craig wants another men’s title

Langley’s Team Andrews, the defending 2022 senior women’s champions, was at the front of the procession piped on to the ice Wednesday, March 21, at the official start of the 2023 Connect Hearing BC Senior Curling Championships at the Langley Curling Centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
New anti-Ukraine graffiti, and crosses, have been left outside a Langley, B.C. townhouse that has been flying a Ukraine flag. (Courtesy Kiersten Bisgaard)

More anti-Ukraine graffiti spray painted at B.C. townhouse

‘They hit our gate again, this time with a cross’

New anti-Ukraine graffiti, and crosses, have been left outside a Langley, B.C. townhouse that has been flying a Ukraine flag. (Courtesy Kiersten Bisgaard)