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Fairview Elementary in Maple Ridge is closed as of Nov. 16, 2020 after a weekend break-in left the school with “significant” damage, the district says. (Google)

RCMP identify 12 and 10-year-old in connection to weekend break-in at Lower Mainland school

Community is raising funds for Fairview Elementary in Maple Ridge

Fairview Elementary in Maple Ridge is closed as of Nov. 16, 2020 after a weekend break-in left the school with “significant” damage, the district says. (Google)
Before passing away in January 2014 Keian Blundell delivered toys to children at the hospital who couldn’t come home for Christmas. (Blundell family/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Toy drive for kids in hospital more important in year of COVID-19, says Keian’s parents

Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive is on now until Dec. 11

Before passing away in January 2014 Keian Blundell delivered toys to children at the hospital who couldn’t come home for Christmas. (Blundell family/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Photos taken by staff at Langley Seniors Village show admirers of handmade cards created by R.E. Mountain Secondary students and other volunteers for local seniors who are isolated due to pandemic restrictions. (Alice He/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Kids send handmade cards to Lower Mainland care home

R.E. Mountain students, among other volunteers, join Handmade Cards Project

Photos taken by staff at Langley Seniors Village show admirers of handmade cards created by R.E. Mountain Secondary students and other volunteers for local seniors who are isolated due to pandemic restrictions. (Alice He/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A new UBC study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal on Oct. 29, 2020 found fewer children are visiting ER departments at B.C. hospitals. (Children’s Hospital/Facebook)

Fewer children visiting emergency rooms in B.C. during pandemic: UBC study

The research is published in the Emergency Medicine Journal

A new UBC study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal on Oct. 29, 2020 found fewer children are visiting ER departments at B.C. hospitals. (Children’s Hospital/Facebook)
IHIT has been called to a home on Nelson Court in Maple Ridge on Thurs. Oct. 29, 2020 (Neil Corbett/ The News)

UPDATE: One man killed, woman injured in stabbing incident in Maple Ridge

Investigators were called to home on Nelson Court

IHIT has been called to a home on Nelson Court in Maple Ridge on Thurs. Oct. 29, 2020 (Neil Corbett/ The News)
RCMP were called to an assault in the 23700-block of 110 Ave in Maple Ridge Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to The News)

PHOTOS: Assault in Maple Ridge sends three men to hospital

RCMP were called to a residence Tuesday night

RCMP were called to an assault in the 23700-block of 110 Ave in Maple Ridge Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to The News)
Tiny Kittens founder Shelly Roche said there are an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 feral cats in Langley. Many cats the local non-profit rescues require special needs and more resources to nurse back to health, like Thor and his seeing eye cat Nyla. (Tiny Kittens)

Upwards of 30,000 feral cats in Langley an ‘invisible’ problem, Tiny Kittens founder says

Fort Langley non-profit broadcasts 24-hour live stream of rescues

Tiny Kittens founder Shelly Roche said there are an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 feral cats in Langley. Many cats the local non-profit rescues require special needs and more resources to nurse back to health, like Thor and his seeing eye cat Nyla. (Tiny Kittens)
IHIT is investigating the death of a Langley man after an altercation involving campus security at Trinity Western University was reported on Sept. 30, 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)

Homicide investigators to take over fatal altercation at Trinity Western University

Police were called to the Trinity Western University on Sept. 30

IHIT is investigating the death of a Langley man after an altercation involving campus security at Trinity Western University was reported on Sept. 30, 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)
Police investigate a fatal motorcycle crash on Golden Ears Bridge, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. The 45-year-old Maple Ridge man was thrown off his bike and was pronounced dead at the scene. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Maple Ridge man, 45, dies at scene of Golden Ears Bridge crash

Police are asking for dashboard camera footage of Oct. 2 incident

Police investigate a fatal motorcycle crash on Golden Ears Bridge, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. The 45-year-old Maple Ridge man was thrown off his bike and was pronounced dead at the scene. (Shane MacKichan photo)
A Surrey man died after losing control of his motorcycle while travelling on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: Surrey man dies after losing control of motorcycle on Highway 1 in Langley

Highway 1 westbound at 216th Street was closed for several hours

A Surrey man died after losing control of his motorcycle while travelling on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (Shane MacKichan)
Langley Mounties were called to Trinity Western University for a report of an “agitated man” who was having an altercation with campus security on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (file)

Chilliwack man, 31, in critical condition after altercation at Langley university

RCMP received a report of an ‘agitated man’ on TWU campus

Langley Mounties were called to Trinity Western University for a report of an “agitated man” who was having an altercation with campus security on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (file)
Kristina Ward, now 23, was reported missing in September 2017. On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 her family and investigators renewed their public plea for information relating to her disappearance. (Langley RCMP photo)
Kristina Ward, now 23, was reported missing in September 2017. On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 her family and investigators renewed their public plea for information relating to her disappearance. (Langley RCMP photo)
Kristina Ward, now 23, was reported missing in September 2017. On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 her family and investigators are renewing their public plea for information relating to her disappearance. (Langley RCMP photo)
Kristina Ward, now 23, was reported missing in September 2017. On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 her family and investigators are renewing their public plea for information relating to her disappearance. (Langley RCMP photo)
Nordstrom Rack in Langley will open its doors to the public Sept. 17, 2020. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Sneak peek inside Nordstrom Rack Langley

The luxury discount store is the first in British Columbia, opens Thursday

Nordstrom Rack in Langley will open its doors to the public Sept. 17, 2020. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge fire department responded to two townhouses on fire at 207 Street and Dewdney Trunk Road in the early hours of Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Maple Ridge families escape early morning fire

Two townhouses were “fully involved”

Maple Ridge fire department responded to two townhouses on fire at 207 Street and Dewdney Trunk Road in the early hours of Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Much of the course work will be offered online for Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University when classes resume next month, with the exception of some programs that will require students, at times, to complete in-class practical work. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University photo)

Fraser Valley universities talk September school start

Masks will be required when physical distance is not an option at TWU and KPU

Much of the course work will be offered online for Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University when classes resume next month, with the exception of some programs that will require students, at times, to complete in-class practical work. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University photo)
Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a report of a collision on Old Dewdney Trunk Road between Harris Road and 203rd Street around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (The News file)

Four sent to hospital after Pitt Meadows crash

Collision occurred on Old Dewdney Trunk Road between Harris Road and 203rd Street

Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a report of a collision on Old Dewdney Trunk Road between Harris Road and 203rd Street around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (The News file)
Nordstrom Rack announces it will open to the public Sept. 17 at the site of the former Sears department store in Willowbrook Shopping Centre in Langley. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Nordstrom Rack opening in September

The luxury discount store is the first in British Columbia

Nordstrom Rack announces it will open to the public Sept. 17 at the site of the former Sears department store in Willowbrook Shopping Centre in Langley. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
A large police presence, including Langley RCMP and Abbotsford Police, surrounded a home on Peardonville Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, July 25 following reports of an alleged parental child abduction. (Shane MacKichan photo)                                A large police presence, including Langley RCMP and Abbotsford Police, surrounded a home on Peardonville Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, July 25 following reports of an alleged parental child abduction. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Langley Mounties, ERT, find 7-year-old at centre of alleged abduction

The boy is safe and has been returned to his father, police say

A large police presence, including Langley RCMP and Abbotsford Police, surrounded a home on Peardonville Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, July 25 following reports of an alleged parental child abduction. (Shane MacKichan photo)                                A large police presence, including Langley RCMP and Abbotsford Police, surrounded a home on Peardonville Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, July 25 following reports of an alleged parental child abduction. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Ridge Meadows RCMP reported to a dog found locked in a vehicle with its windows up on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Temperatures is Ridge Meadows reached a high of 28 C. The owner of the vehicle returned to their vehicle soon after police arrived and officers say the dog was not found to be in any distress. (Ridge Meadows RCMP)

Ridge Meadows RCMP called after dog left in vehicle with windows up

BC SPCA says they receive 1,000 calls to rescue animals from vehicles each year

Ridge Meadows RCMP reported to a dog found locked in a vehicle with its windows up on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Temperatures is Ridge Meadows reached a high of 28 C. The owner of the vehicle returned to their vehicle soon after police arrived and officers say the dog was not found to be in any distress. (Ridge Meadows RCMP)