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Langley Township mayor-elect Jack Froese and his wife Debbie greet supporters at the Fort Langley Golf Course on Saturday night after Froese learned of his victory at the polls. The Otter-area turkey farmer defeated incumbent mayor Rick Green and challenger Mel Kositsky. More coverage, pages 4, 5 and 16.

Turkey farmer gobbles up votes NATASHA JONES Times Reporter

Langley Township Mayor Rick Green has been defeated at the polls by newcomer Jack Froese. Green, who ousted incumbent mayor Kurt Alberts in 2008, finished third, while incumbent councillor Mel Kositsky came in second. The close of polling drew only 50 people to the Township council chambers to watch the results from the 15 polls, but after the

results of the advance and special polls were announced, the race for mayor had already been won. Froese led in these, and in the first two polls reporting. Kositsky was in second place, and Green in third all the way. “I’m feeling great, we ran a good campaign and we had a great team,” said Froese, surrounded by an estimated 200 supporters at the Fort Langley Golf Course. “At the beginning of the campaign I said there are two things we wanted to do: have fun and win, and we did it. I’m really proud of my team and I’m proud of Langley, and

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“I’m a happy guy, but I’m not happy for the Township,” Green said, adding the comment was “not sour grapes.” In the context of his daughter’s illness and having been told by doctors at one point that she would likely die, Green called his defeat “a piece of cake.” Councillor Grant Ward, the incumbent councillor who locked horns with Green during the entire term, commented that Green “dug his own grave.”


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Members of the Lee family and Marco Paolella of Marcon Development made the first indentations in the soil at the IGA property in Fort Langley on Friday, to commemorate the beginning of the store’s rebuilding project. The IGA grocery store, which had been owned and operated by the Lee family on the corner of Mavis Avenue and Glover Road since 1975, burned to the ground in early January. The long-awaited excavation for a new building begins this week. “It’s been a long time waiting. We’re excited to be moving this forward and starting the construction,” said Russ Wallbank of Marcon Development. Robert Lee says he was surprised by the number of community supporters and members of the Township government that gathered on the vacant lot to support the Lee family for the “groundbreaking” event. “We have had unbelievable community support right from the start,” he said. “We are very thankful for their help.” Lee says he gives credit to past Township mayor Kurt Alberts, a Fort Langley resident, for being “instrumental” in his support and promotion of the project. “The IGA was a big part of the Fort Langley Village,” Alberts said. “It’s a special place and there’s been a hole in the community since it burned down.”

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Charlie Lee, Robert Lee, Peter Lee and Marco Paolella of Marcon Development ceremonially break the ground to mark the beginning of construction on the new IGA in Fort Langley on Friday. Plans for the new IGA include additional office space and a new plaza to be built

on the site. Construction is expected to be completed by summer or fall of 2012.

Coat hanger used to target helper’s vehicle A liquor store employee didn’t give a second thought to a man who came into her store, asking to borrow a coat hanger to be used to retrieve the keys that were locked in his car. Now police are hunting for the man who they believed used the coat hanger to break into that employee’s own car. The incident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14 at the Aldergrove liquor

store in the 26400 block of 32 Avenue. Cpl. Holly Marks said that the employee found “significant” damage to the locks of her truck where someone had attempted to break in. Video surveillance showed that the damage


was inflicted by the man who requested the coat hanger. If you recognize the suspect, call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or contact the detachment at, by text to BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637), or via Facebook, www.facebook. com/metrovancouvercrimestoppers.

Pedestrians hit due to icy windshield A woman who failed to properly clear the ice from the windshield of her car has been charged after three women were struck in the parking lot of Montana’s Cookhouse late on Friday night, Nov. 18. The most seriously injured is a Langley woman who was dragged by the vehicle. Cpl. Holly Marks said that a woman driver left the Boston Pizza parking lot at 19700 Langley Bypass just before midnight, “and had not properly defrosted or scraped the ice from her windshield.” Police allege that she drove about four blocks to Montana’s where her Kia Sportage struck the three women. A 35-year-old woman from Surrey received “fairly minor injuries” and did not require hospital treatment, while a 31-year-old from Surrey was hit head on and pushed several feet. She was taken by ambulance to hospital. The 32-year-old Langley woman was the most seriously injured when she was hit and dragged a short distance, Marks said. The driver of the Kia, a 42-year-old Langley woman, was issued a ticket for driving without due care and attention. “Fortunately, in this instance, no one suffered life threatening injuries,” Marks remarked. “However, the outcome could have been far worse. With the onset of winter weather, it is the responsibility of drivers to ensure their windows are clear prior to proceeding,” she added. Drivers who neglect to keep their windshields free of ice and snow, and clear condensation from the inside, could be fined $109. Penalties could be even more severe if a collision occurs, Marks said. She said pedestrians must also bear some responsibility to obey laws governing their movement on roads or wherever there is vehicular traffic.



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New school trustees vow to work as independents NATASHA JONES Times Reporter

Saying that she is proud to have been endorsed by CUPE locals and the Langley Teachers Association who represent workers in the Langley School District, Megan Dykeman vows to be an independent school trustee whose only affiliation will be to the taxpayers and voters of Langley. Dykeman said trustees “were elected on our individual merit,” took the seat vacated by Steve Burton, who did not seek re-election in the Township. In the City, Candy Ashdown defeated two-term trustee Stacey Cody. Like Dykeman, Ashdown vows to be an independent trustee on a board that has been divided on a number of issues, including school closures, and overspending which left the district $13.5 million in debt. Ashdown’s campaigning was curtailed as she spent many hours at the hospital bedside of her father, Lyle Pona, who had a kidney transplant. Ashdown’s mother, Diane Pona, is a former school trustee. Ashdown said that the biggest strength she will bring to the board is her willingness to work with everyone and to listen with respect. “I believe it’s important to encourage and value dialogue and input from students, parents, teachers

and staff in the community,” Ashdown said. She said that she will “absolutely” serve as an independent trustee. Both newcomers have children in Langley’s public schools. When she decided to run in the election, Dykeman took a leave of absence as president of the District Parents Advisory Committee. She said on Monday that following her election as trustee, she has stepped down from the position. Cody said she was disappointed but not shocked at her defeat. “There are still some people in Langley City who are upset with the Uplands decision,” Cody said, referring to a proposal to examine the possibility of returning Uplands Elementary to a full Kindergarten to Grade 7 format. Like other elementary schools in the south-central region of the Langley School District, Uplands became a K to Grade 5 school.The change followed the contentious reconfiguration of H.D. Stafford Secondary to a Grade 6 to 8 Middle School, and Langley Secondary’s to a Grade 9-12 school. Cody said that she will miss her job as a trustee, but likes the fact that her new job as a student support co-ordinator keeps involved with children. Cody said she was proud of her six years on the board. “I never once made a decision that was not based on children’s best interests.”

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Throughout the term under Green, Kositsky, who served 18 consecutive years on council, distanced himself from personal attacks on Green, and as the final result came in, he accepted defeat with grace. “I wanted to be mayor, and came back from the FCM (Federation of Canadian Municipalities) convention in June and decided that it was time to run for mayor. I was working at it since then.” Kositsky said he has become a local government specialist, and will use that talent wisely for the next chapter in his life.

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It was nothing if not a vote of confidence for Langley City council at the polls on Saturday night. Mayor Peter Fassbender handily won a third term in office, while five of six sitting council members were given a mandate by voters to carry on. One-term council member Rudy Storteboom was the only incumbent to be unseated, with former City councillor Ted Schaffer earning the third highest number of votes, behind Rosemary Wallace and Teri James. (Full results on page 16). Schaffer previously served for 18 years on City council before stepping away from politics in 2008. As the clock passed 8 p.m. — the time the polls closed — Fassbender stepped away from the gathering in the Coast Hotel, to find a quiet place to learn the results from the municipality’s single voting station at Nicomekl Elementary. As he returned and read the names of each successful candidate in the room, cheers went up for Wallace,

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James and Gayle Martin, as well as for Rob McFarlane and Candy Ashdown, who were both successful in their bids for the two City seats on the Langley school board. “The results are heartening,” Fassbender told the gathering. However, the celebratory atmosphere inside the room was tempered by Storteboom’s unseating. “We’re going to miss Rudy, but I know he’s going to be around in the community,” Fassbender said. “Rudy, you’re a good man, with a good heart.” As they thanked their supporters, each of the councillors took a moment to acknowledge Storteboom’s service to the community and wish him well. “Thank you, Rudy, for being beside me and supporting me,” said a tearful Wallace. “I’m going to miss you.” “Rudy, sometimes democracy sucks,” said McFarlane. Storteboom, in return, offered his thanks to the community and the people who supported his campaign. continued, PAGE 8

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Congratulations, now get to work Editor: Congratulations, Township. As a long-time resident of the Township of Langley and an active participant in numerous community committees, I am both delighted and saddened by Saturday’s election. First, congratulations to all who ran a good race, and to our new mayorelect Jack Froese. He is a fine man and I have no doubt that he will take on his new position with calm dedication and integrity. However, I feel it is imperative to point out that Mel Kositsky has served this community for as long as I can remember, and his wisdom and knowledge will be sorely missed. I have served with him on one committee for the past four years and his advice and guidance have been invaluable. It is my sincere hope that he will continue to bring his knowledge to various volunteer committees and remain an ongoing source of community support. Pam Erikson, Langley


Editor: First of all, I’d like to publicly congratulate all the councilors and the new mayor of Langley Township. Well done, and I look forward to common sense being returned to the chambers. Now, regarding the one question I noticed you all unanimously promised during your election campaigns: Traffic calming in school zones. Can I ask you to please reconsider and exercise your first dose of common sense on what was obviously a populist “mommy” promise? First of all, do some math. Schools are in session a maximum of 10 months. Deduct professional days, vacations, and statutory holidays, and you have about 200 days when school

is in session. Each school zone limited to 30 km/h is in effect nine hours a day, so approximately 1,800 hours. The real world is in session 12 months of the year, 24 hours a day. That’s 8,760 hours. Therefore, for the sake of 1,800 hours out of 8,760 hours (that’s just over 20 per cent of the time), roads around schools would be completely and unnecessarily hindered. During the remaining 80 per cent of the time, there are no children are present. Current traffic laws already more than adequately address the problem during school session. So please, forget this promise. It was populist and ill-advised, and it makes absolutely no common sense at all whatsoever. John Dueckman, Langley

Stray shotgun pellets prove dangerous on trail Editor: As I was riding my bike to school along a horse trail (the Campbell Valley Connector trail between 248 and 240 Streets), something out of the ordinary happened. There was a group of ladies standing at the trailhead and they warned me about a shooting and how one of the ladies had just been hit in the hand. Since I have been an extra in a movie numerous times, and the farm beside the trail is used for Smallville movie shoots, I thought she was referring to a movie shoot. I was wondering how anyone could be hit in the hand by a movie. I found out later (my mom talked to Constable Steiger, who was the attending officer) that the shooting which I thought was harmless wasn’t. The lady had been hit by a live shotgun shell from hunters shooting at Canada geese. The trail which has served me well, all my life, was now unsafe. Now, I feel nervous about riding the trail that kept me from having to ride on the busy 0 Avenue or 16 Avenue roads. In the 13 years that I have been I alive on this

earth, I have been taught many things, but one thing that will stay in my head forever is that you can trust the police. I have a cousin who is a policeman and throughout my life, the police have always been great to me and my family. That is why I was so surprised when, after contacting the police and asking them why the hunters were shooting Canada geese beside a public trail, Constable Steiger said that there is no law protecting us when we are on the trail. She said that I could get hit by hunters shooting at geese anytime I am on the trail. She also said that it shouldn’t hurt too much if I get hit. My mouth was left hanging open when she said, “If you don’t want to get hit, don’t be on the trail.” I am very disappointed in this situation. If you can’t trust the police, who can you trust? Now I can’t say that every memory of the police is a good one. I hope something can be done about this. Giancarlo Bussani, age 13, Aldergrove

Editor: Thank you to columnist Anne Patterson for her column (The Times, Nov. 17) about the shotgun pellet shooting along the 8 Avenue and 248 Street horse trail. We (two parents and four children) have lived close to the trail for 17 years and use it almost daily. My son was commuting to school minutes after the shooting, and was very disappointed in the police response. (see above letter). I appreciate your concern, as many horses use that particular trail. Often my children are on the trail while a horse is also being ridden on the trail. What if the horse got hit and spooked? It’s a very dangerous situation. I did call the Horse Council of B.C., explaining what had occurred and was disappointed by the lack of concern. I was told the lady in charge would call me back, but she never did. Thank you for your concern and your wellwritten editorial. Lori Bussani, Aldergrove

Snoopy neighbours can make life difficult Editor: I had concerns with the past council and councillors, who did their level best not to work with Rick Green because the former mayor did not get re-elected. Council also raised taxes when those who suffered most were trying to survive the recession. But one of the worst things it did was put a bylaw into effect that lets neighbours complain

about another neighbour’s RV. The bylaw officers are like relentless watchdogs, patrolling Bartlett St. in Fort Langley about three times a week. If you’re going to pass a law, pass it for everyone; putting that power into the hands of some people who don’t have a life is ludicrous. Also, why hasn’t this council stood up to Trans-

Link? Why do we on the south side of the Fraser have to pay, through tolls, for the bulk of the Port Mann addition when it is crucial to the economy of Vancouver? Everyone in the Lower Mainland should pay and they should keep the tolls on both bridges to $1.50 per trip, maximum. John Ritchie, Fort Langley

Thanks to the RCMP Editor: Our family suffered a huge loss on Saturday, Nov. 12, when our son, Dylan James Reichelt died in a tragic car accident. In our time of shock and grief the RCMP officers who dealt with our family, both at the scene and in our home, were incredible. They were sensitive, kind, helpful and showed extreme compassion in our difficult time. We would like to personally thank Constable Tumbas, Constable Toor, Corporal Adriannase, Corporal Adams, Francene Melger (victim services), Constable Galasso, Constable Olson, Constable Johnston and Constable Cacea. We would also like to thank the officers and emergency services who were on scene that night. We are very grateful to have these amazing people serving our community. Bill, Cathy, Keri, Keira and Jesse Reichelt, Langley

Give MP feedback Editor: I urge your readers to send e-mails to Mark Warawa and Stephen Harper, requesting the Conservatives stop their bullying tactics. The omnibus crime bill is being pushed through Parliament, despite years of studies proving it is not the way to go. The Harper Conservatives are ignoring advice from the Canadian Bar Association, and even the experience in Texas. It is too costly and too mean-spirited for this citizen. Myrna Pfeifer, Fort Langley

Heartfelt thank you to the many people who helped save my son’s life

Editor: To the Langley Hospital medical staff, 911 responders and strangers, I thank you for what you may say was doing your job. You gave me back my heart. Thursday, Nov. 10 will be a day that I will never forget. My 19-year-old son, who has never even had stitches, lay on the brink of leaving me forever. After a 40-minute sei-

zure, he was placed on a ventilator. It was a mother’s worst nightmare. This letter is to thank the people who ensured my son is alive today. We read stories on the horrors of our medical system, but on that day all I saw was the goodness of people working harder than anyone I’ve ever seen to save a stranger’s life, without a

second thought. Thank you for your support, your diligence and patience — to the paramedics and firemen who responded; to the staff at McDonalds for their quick thinking; to the doctor who came behind the counter to help; to the ER staff at Langley Memorial Hospital for your quick work; to Dr. McDer-

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Thank you from Bev Dornan Thanks to my family, my volunteers and most of all to the People of Langley Township that voted for me. I want to also pledge my dedication to all of Langley Township to work on your behalf. I pledge to offer a balanced, practical voice on Council and to work with integrity with the team that the electors have voted in. Thank you again, Bev Dornan To speak with Bev Dornan please call: Home 604.533.2971 Cell 604.340.1554 Email Miranda GATHERCOLE/Langley Times

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“It was an honour and a privilege to serve. I did my duty to the community, and I encourage others to do the same.” Overall, said Fassbender, he was pleased with results. “I think we have a council we can work with,” he said. “There’s no candidate (elected) who has a single agenda,” he told the jubilant crowd, in reference to medical marijuana advocate Randy Caine, who threw his hat in the political ring after his Langley City dispensary was raided by police and closed in July. Caine placed last in the polls. Fassbender later acknowledged that he’s “been concerned about Randy Caine’s agenda for a while.” “I want to support and help (people who need medical marijuana) but not in an illegal way. We will continue to work with Health Canada to do that,” he said.

Thank You! I want to thank the voters of the City of Langley for Working together we will realize the opportunities your confidence in re-electing me as yourCUISINE Mayor ahead and overcome the challenges we face. VIETNAMESE for the next three years. I pledge to work with all of you and the new I accept this responsibility and commit to work on all your behalf to see our community continue to move forward.

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Two teachers injured by special needs students DAN FERGUSON Times Reporter

There have been two separate incidents in which Langley school teachers have been injured by violent special needs students since the school year began. In both cases, the female teachers required medical attention and one had to take some time off work to recover. The Langley Teachers’ Association (LTA) said the incidents are proof that school district cutbacks to special needs teachers are creating a dangerous situation. “It does not bode well,” LTA president Gail Chaddock-Costello said. The number of such incidents appears to be increasing, Chaddock-Costello added. Normally, the district records about two such incidents in an entire year. ChaddockCostello presented Gail Chaddock-Costello figures to the lta president last school board trustees meeting that showed the number of special needs teachers in Langley has been cut at a time when the number of special needs students is on the rise. From 2001 to the present, the LTA estimates the number of special needs students — children with physical or emotional issues who require special attention — has gone from 1,737 to 1,969. That’s an increase of 13.4 per cent. During the same period, the number of trained special education teachers fell to 110.9 full-time equivalents, or a drop of 15.6 per cent. “Teachers have no issue with integration [of special needs students in the classroom],” Chaddock-Costello said. “The issue is not the students, it’s a lack of support for those students.” Caddock-Costello said school administrators keep approving mixed classrooms with special needs and ordinary students together without consulting teachers or even visiting the classrooms.

“The issue is not the students, it is the lack of support for those students.”

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Thank you to Langley’s voters, my amazing family and friends and to all who endorsed and supported me in the 2011 school board election. I am proud to have run as an independent and unaffiliated candidate.

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Last winter, as Riley Paterson was cleaning out his closet, he couldn’t believe how much clothing he was throwing away. Then it struck him:There must be people who could use what he not longer wore. “I thought that some less fortunate people downtown would love to have the clothes, especially hoodies, in those bags,” he said. He contacted some friends to see if they had any old warm clothes they wanted to donate. The word started to spread and in two months Paterson had

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It would have been his last appearance as a Langley school trustee, but Steve Burton decided to take the evening off. His fellow trustees had planned a farewell for the about-to-retire Burton at the final Langley Board of Education meeting before the election on Nov. 8. It was listed on the meeting agenda as “presentation to retiring trustee Steve Burton.” He would have received a parting gift

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Langley Board of Education trustee Steve Burton was absent from what would have been his final meeting on Nov. 8. His fellow trustees had planned a presentation to honour his retirement. of a small old-fashioned school bell, the kind that comes with a handle, with his name and years of service engraved on it.


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Commercial vehicle inspection finds wide range of violations Drivers and vehicle owners are hauling cargo that is overweight, insecure, and in the case of one hazardous load, proper safety valving was absent. Some of the drivers caught in a commercial vehicle check earlier this month in Langley were speeding, talking on a cellphone while driving, and failed to properly fill out forms. Ten of 13 vehicle inspected were found to have violations under the federal and provincial transportation of dangerous goods laws and regulations. These violations included non-compliance with documentation, quantities of dangerous goods onboard, safety marks, load security, and means of containment. The most serious violation involved a high hazard dangerous goods cargo tank which was found to have open internal self-closing valving. Langley RCMP Traffic Services dedicated three days at the end of October to commercial vehicle inspections, in partnership with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure’s Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE), Federal Dangerous Goods Inspectors (Transport Canada) and Fraser Valley Integrated Road Safety Unit. Of the 2,141 commercial vehicles checked 129 were selected for further inspection. Of these, 10 vehicles passed, 59 required minor repairs and 60 required repairs before being allowed to proceed. While the transportation ministry inspectors were more focused on commercial transport safety infractions, RCMP officers were checking both commercial and passenger vehicles. The RCMP say that they will remain vigilant in their pursuit of impaired drivers as well as their commitment to public safety, making impaired driving by drugs and/or alcohol, and driving while fatigued a high priority during inspections. Tickets and warnings were issued to 70 drivers for not wearing a seat belt, and 25 to those who were using a cell phone as they drove. Eighteen drivers were given tickets for driver’s licence infractions, 11 were caught speeding, three had no insurance, and one was served notice of a driving ban. Vehicle inspections were ordered for 67 vehicles, 13 drivers were ticketed for pre-trip and log-book violations, six for having an insecure load, and four for carrying a load that was too heavy. Cpl. Holly Marks, who speaks for Langley RCMP,

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Three new faces on Township council Voter turnout in the municipal election was only marginally higher than the average since 1978. Township figures show that turnout was 25.9 percent, compared to the average of 25.8 over the past 33 years; 18,864 people voted. Both numbers are down significantly from the record 42.3 per cent who voted in 1996. The results of the race for Township council and the board of education are as follows: *marks incumbent Mayor: Jack Froese Mel Kositsky *Rick Green Township Council: *Charlie Fox *Kim Richter Michelle Sparrow *Bob Long *Steve Ferguson *Bev Dornan *Grant Ward David Davis Not Elected:

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Voting numbers down slightly in City Long-time councillor Ted Schaffer returns after three-year absence

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Re-elected Langley City Mayor Peter Fassbender reads the list of candidates for council and school board who were successful in Saturday’s election.

In the City, 3,583 — or 20.8 per cent — of 17,163 eligible voters cast a ballot in Saturday’s election. That’s down slightly from the 21.1 per cent who voted in the 2008 election. At the advance Ted poll, Schaffer 676 City residents cast a ballot this year, up 0.7 per cent from the previous election. The results of the race for City mayor and council and the board of education are as follows: *marks incumbent

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Incumbent Township mayor Rick Green concedes defeat to newcomer Jack Froese. Green addressed his family, friends and other supporters at Milner Chapel.

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The Fort Gallery is now showing the works of Doris Auxier and Edith Krause in a show titled Trace Elements. It will show at the Fort Gallery until Dec. 4.


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ou could call it a brush stroke of genius. Or maybe they just have a bead on a hot new trend, but a group of local artists is turning to trunk shows and pop-up galleries as a means of reaching people who might otherwise never see their work. From pottery to paintings, glass beads to leatherwork and clothing, the six women will set up shop in a Maple Ridge home for three days this weekend and invite the public to pop in and have a look at their art, during Bohemia in the Burbs. Everything will be for sale — most of the pieces at prices that won’t give visitors sticker shock, said Elaine Brewer-White, a Walnut Grove sculptor who is co-organizing the event, along with Fort Langley painter Judy Nygren. “We’re trying to invent a new market in a depressed economy,” explained Brewer-White, who modeled the idea on a similar effort by one of her friends in Chicago. The title, Bohemia in the Burbs, reflects the fact that all the artists involved live outside Vancouver, she said. This way, neither the artists nor their audience need to drive into the city to connect. An alternative to cheap massproduced wall hangings, dishes, clothing and accessories, the show is an opportunity to buy “one of a kind, beautiful, handmade things, instead of things made in China,” said Brewer-White. “It’s so discouraging; how do you compete,” she asked, standing inside her home studio, surrounded by dozens of the whimsical ceramic figurines that have been her bread and butter for the past 30 years. On a table behind her is a growing stack of brightly coloured dishes, bowls and mugs — no two exactly the same. She is stockpiling pieces for the trunk show, which will emphasize the


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On Dec. 10, 11 sculptor Julie Bourne will host her annual art show and sale at 4300 200 St. The sale will feature a wide variety of raku sculpture, lamp work and bead jewelry. Throughout the day, Bourne will give bead making demos. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each weekend. Call 604-5346994 for more information.


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Langley sculptor Elaine Brewer-White fashions a kindness cup out of a slab of clay in her Walnut Grove studio. Although she normally creates humorous figurines, Brewer-White is making brightly coloured mugs, bowls and dishes for the Nov. 25-27 sale in Maple Ridge. practical as well as the pretty. “This is the first time I’ve done anything utilitarian since art school — luckily, I still remember how,” she laughed. As she talks, the artist pulls a block of clay from a clear plastic bag and, using a wire, slices a small chunk off the top. Rolling it into a flat sheet, she carves out a rectangle, using a piece of cardboard and a practised eye to guide the knife. After pressing a pattern into the surface, she rolls it into a small tube and fixes a circle of clay to one end. The finished product will be another of her kindness cups — small, colourful vessels, each bearing an inspiring word —

which will sell for about $15. At the other end of the scale, will be Fort Langley artist Sue Northcott’s handbags, stitched out of leather and other materials recovered from garments that have been sifted from “thrift stores and rag shops.” Those will likely run in the mid-$200 range, said Brewer-White. Artist Billie Jo Thomson’s paintings will be among the items for sale, seamstress Loraie Tylor, with her passion for fabric and flow, is creating “wearable art” for the show, while glass bead maker Chris Clarke is creating original art that visitors can carry home in their pockets. Nygren, having just returned to her artwork from a three-year

hiatus, will display her small oil paintings. Working against a deadline for the Nov. 25-27 show, has been just the push she needed, said Nygren, whose work has taken on a more literal, realistic bent since her return to the easel. Since the idea for the trunk show formed last September, Nygren has produced 14 small pieces for the sale, along with a few bigger pieces that the Maple Ridge home’s vast walls will give her the first opportunity to display. Bohemia in the Burbs is just the beginning of the artists’ new venture. continued, PAGE 25

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Theatre-loving procrastinators rejoice! Both Langley Players and Surrey Little Theatre are holding over their autumn productions for an extra weekend. SLT’s production of At First Sight and LP’s Waiting for the Parade have both been extended to Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26, with performances at 8 p.m. To purchase tickets for At First Sight, call 604-576-8451 or email reservations@surreylittletheatre. com. Surrey Little Theatre is located at 7027 184 St. To purchase seats for Langley Players’ Waiting for the Parade, call 604 534-7469. Langley Playhouse is located at 4307 200 St. Tickets for both productions are $15.


Christmas open house and original art sale, at Thunderfoot Studio, 24928 16 Ave. on Dec. 3 and 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring work by Vivian Harder, Tas Antonopoulos and Robin Bandenieks. Preview by appointment on Dec. 2. Call 604856-4433.


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Pioneer Christmas at the museum ’Twas a few weeks before Christmas and good girls and boys were at the museum playing with old fashioned toys. The Langley Centennial Museum in Fort Langley is presenting its annual Pioneer Christmas, and families are encouraged to enjoy festive activities and explore holiday traditions from days gone by. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on

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Kyle Burroughs has been selected to play for Team Pacific at the upcoming U17 World Hockey Challenge. The tournament will be held Dec. 29 to Jan. 4 in Windsor, Ont. The 5-11, 175-pound defenceman was among the 22 players named to the team. The squad is made up of players from B.C. and Alberta. Burroughs, a Langley Minor Hockey Association product, is currently playing for the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League. The 16-year-old has one goal and three points in 17 games. Last season, he played in the B.C. Major Midget Hockey League with the Valley West Hawks. He finished second in the league in defencemen scoring with 11 goals and 36 points. The 10-team tournament features five Canadian teams — Pacific, West, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic — as well as Germany, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Russia and the United States.


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Langley Rivermen forward Mario Puskarich leads the junior A hockey club with a dozen goals through the season’s first 21 games. The 19-year-old is in his first season in the BCHL and comes to Langley from Florida.

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There is no question Mario Puskarich knows how to score. Through 21 games, he leads the Langley Rivermen with a dozen goals. And those numbers are huge considering the Rivermen struggle to find the back of the net. Of the team’s 45 goals — 11 of which came over the weekend in a pair of victories (see side story) — Puskarich has had a hand in 35 per cent of the team’s offence with four assists to go along with the 12 goals. “He has good ability, a good nose for the net and a good shot,” said Langley coach Steve O’Rourke. “The question coming in here was would

he play defence. And surprisingly enough, he is one of our best defending players. “He is really smart on the ice; sometimes it can come across as looking maybe lazy but he is always in the right spot,” the coach added. “You will look up and he is not sprinting to a spot, he is already there.” Puskarich, a winger, joined the Rivermen this off-season after a couple of seasons in the USHL. He spent last season with the Tri-City Storm, a Nebraska junior hockey team. “Langley sounded like a great opportunity,” he said. He came on the Rivermen’s radar when the owner of the Storm recommended him to Langley owner Roy Henderson. Being away from home is nothing new for the Pittsurgh-born but Florida raised Puskarich. Minor hockey is thriving in Florida, but as the players get older, there are limited opportunities as they get older, requiring a move away from home. So at 16, Puskarich went to Chicago for his midget hockey and then wound up in

the USHL after that. “The first year, you get a little home sick at first, but I am used to it so it is not too bad now,” he said. His goal is to earn a college scholarship. O’Rourke says Puskarich has good hockey sense and knows where he needs to be on the ice positionally. The question that remains is if he has the skating ability to play at the next level. “That’s his biggest knock,” the coach said. “He does a lot of other things well.” One thing that can’t be questioned is his work ethic. “He can definitely compete,” the coach said. “Out of the (21) games, there are not very many he has taken off, let alone a shift off. “He has been a pretty consistent competitor for us all through the year.” Another thing working in Puskarich’s favour is his willingness to listen. “When we are showing video, he is always very open to learn how he can get better, what he can improve on,” O’Rourke said. “He is very coachable.”

The Langley Rivermen overcame a pair of poor starts to boast back-toback weekend victories. The Rivermen defeated the Westside Warriors 6-3 on Friday and the Vernon Vipers 5-2 on Saturday in junior A B.C. Hockey League action. Both games were at the Langley Events Centre. Langley gave up the opening goal in both games —including a pair in the first minute to the Warriors — but both times bounced back to take control. The trio of Mike Tebbutt, Darnell Dyck and Chris Tracy combined for nine points against Westside. Against the Vipers, Tebbutt and Darnell again lit up the scoresheet, registering three more points apiece to finish the weekend with six points. Both Rivermen goalies got into the action, with James Barr making 34 sves on Friday —including one on a penalty shot — while Jim Kruger got the call in game two and responded with 37 saves. Langley has a pair of home games on Saturday and Sunday against Coquitlam and Powell River, respectively. See more at www.langleytimes. com.


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Local track and field trio on Olympic radar Three local track and field athletes are on the radar of the Olympic Development Program. Jade Vaughan, Georgia Ellenwood and Carolyn Sutherland were among the list of athletes released by Athletics Canada on Nov. 14. The Olympic Development Program’s objective is to identify, promote, develop and retain high performance success in a Canadian environment, which is aligned with Athletics Canada’s high performance

plan. The ODP’s primary focus is on athletes who will be between the ages of 23 and 30 in 2016. The program will provide the identified athletes with structure, leadership and resources as they move through towards Olympic and world championship success. Vaughan was named to the junior tier 2 squad while Ellenwood and Sutherland are on the developing tier 2 squad. Vaughan is in her freshman season

with the University of Texas at Arlington track and field team. Locally, the Walnut Grove graduate trains with the Coquitlam Cheetahs Track and Field Club under the coaching of Tara Self. Ellenwood and Sutherland are both Langley Secondary students who also train with the Langley Mustangs Track and Field Club under coach Kim Chapdelaine. ••••• Braedon Dolfo won the bronze medal, setting a new Canadian record in the

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Sockeyes sock Kodiaks in battle of best In a battle of division leaders, it was the Richmond Sockeyes getting the best of the Aldergrove Kodiaks. The Sockeyes scored a 6-1 decision on Thursday night at Richmond Arena, avenging an earlier defeat at the hands of the Kodiaks the week before. That loss is the only blemish

on Richmond’s season through the first 18 games of the junior B Pacific International Junior Hockey League season. The Sockeyes came out flying, outshooting Aldergrove 21-5 in the opening 20 minutes and striking for three goals. After a scoreless second, Aldergrove’s Thomas

Hardy got the visitors on the board, but Richmond responded with three more goals for the 6-1 final. The Sockeyes outshot the Kodiaks 54-24 on the night. Kevan Kilistoff, a Langley Minor Hockey Association product, was the game’s first star, with two goals and an assist for Richmond. Hardy’s goal was his


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league-leading 17th of the season and also gives him a share of the scoring lead with 36 points in 18 games. The loss ended Aldergrove’s 10-game unbeaten streak (9-0-0-1). The Kodiaks will look to return to the win column on Wednesday (Nov. 23) when they welcome the Abbotsford Pilots to town.

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At the start of the Grade 8 girls district championship final, coach Cari Gonzalez admits her team was scared. Gonzalez’ Langley Christian squad — at 8-0 and the top seed for the district playoffs — was up against the Langley Fundamental Titans (6-2, third) on Tuesday at the Langley Events Centre. The Titans boasted a pair of players who posed matchup problems for the Lightning. The Titans blew away the Lightning in the opening set, taking it by a 25-11 score. “In the first game, our girls were scared,” Gonzalez admitted. “We had to not be intimidated (by them). “When they realized that they were only two out of six players, they realized they could beat them.” The Lightning won the second set, 25-22 but the Titans took a 2-1 lead thanks to a 25-18 win. With their backs against the wall, Langley Christian took the fourth set 25-18 and then outlasted the Titans in the fifth and

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Langley Christian’s Maya Vanderhoek (#9), Amy Antoniak (#11), Chantell Gouthro (#5) and Ali Wergeland (behind Gouthro) celebrate after they won the Grade 8 girls volleyball district final in a nail-biting finish against the Langley Fundamental Titans. Langley Christian advances to the Fraser Valley championships, while the Titans face a wild-card game to see if their season continues. deciding set, 18-16. “The girls worked really hard to get to this point,” Gonzalez said. “Their skills were coming along nicely, but for the past couple of weeks, their mental game — staying mentally tough while playing and not being discouraged — was really lacking. “So we really worked on this in practice and they pulled through for the final game.”

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Stewardship, Grants & Donor Development Coordinator Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley is seeking a community minded individual with a passion for children and work in the charitable sector. The position will have lead responsibilities in donor development and stewardship including with individuals, foundations and corporations. The Stewardship and Development Coordinator will have a proven record as a fundraiser with specic knowledge of and networks across the Fraser Valley, will provide assistance to effectively implement tools, create proposals and provide presentations to accomplish agency objectives in grants and development initiatives which includes working with grantors, title, presenting and corporate sponsors as well as individual donors to secure and steward external funding for organizational programs and initiatives and to emphasize the long term sustainability of BBBSFV. The position will support internal operations by collecting information for progress reports, grant proposals and solicitation documents.

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Walnut Grove Gators’ Wei Chung (#24) and Kierin Eggen (33) team up to block the shot of Langley Christian Ligthning’s Jesiah Orr during the Grade 8 boys district championship volleyball game. The Gators won 3-2 and both teams advanced to the Fraser Valley championships.

The Walnut Grove Gators overcame their nerves to knock off the Langley Christian Lightning and capture the district title. The two Grade 8 boys volleyball teams — the top two seeds during the regular season with Langley Christian ranked higher — met in the district championship game on Tuesday (Nov. 15) at the Langley Events Centre. The Lightning won the first and fourth sets — 26-24 and 25-18 — while Walnut Grove took sets two and four — 25-18 and 25-20 — to set up a fifth and deciding set. “It was two good teams going at it,” said Walnut Grove coach Terry Stead. “We didn’t play our best volleyball; we just found a way to win.” The victory qualifies the Gators for the upcoming Fraser Valley championships, which will be played at Langley Christian on Nov. 25 and 26. Langley Christian will also be in attendance at the tournament. This was the fourth time Walnut Grove and Langley Christian matched up, including twice in the regular season. The Lightning won the first match while the Gators won the latter, and Langley Christian was given the top seed because they won their match in one fewer sets. The third game was at a mid-season tournament with Walnut Grove prevailing.

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TUESDAY • Fraser Valley Event Planners Association Holiday Social Evening High Tea. Nov. 29, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost is $15 per person. Visit Little White House Salon Café, 9090 Glover Rd.

WEDNESDAY • Langley Community Music School Fundraiser Wednesday Nov. 30, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. A musical evening, done open housestyle. A different group will be performing each hour: the fiddlers, the cellists and the Suzuki group classes. Purchase tickets for $8 to receive hot chocolate and cider, a Christmas treat and a take home craft for the kids. Proceeds from ticket sales as well as 10 per cent of the evening’s sales will be donated to LCMS. Purchase over $100 and we’ll donate an extra 10 per cent. A wonderful evening out supporting the arts at Milner Gardens, 6690 216 St. Call 604-533-7945.

THURSDAY • Tuition-Free Program for Women seeking a meaningful career, work and lifestyle This daytime program runs February to May, 2012. Info session on Thursday, Nov. 24 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 2075 at the Langley campus of Kwantlen. RSVP to Mary Ann Becher 604-5993443 or • Sharing and Caring Social at the Langley Seniors Recreation and Resource Centre. Most Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., $3 drop-in. Nov. 24: Put on your thinking caps. Debbie will have a number of brain games to challenge you; Nov. 30. No Sharing and Caring Social this week. The birthday social is Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

FRIDAY • Hominum Fraser Valley Chapter is an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bi-sexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single. Next meeting is on Friday, Nov. 25. For information and meeting location, call Art at 604-462-9813 or Don at 604-329-9760 • The Mistletoe Concert the United Churches of Langley present their annual Family Christmas evening at Sharon United Church, 21562 Old Yale Rd. on Friday, Dec. 9 at

7 p.m. Admission is by donation.

SATURDAY • Third annual Holiday Craft Fair Nov. 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Parkside Centennial Elementary School 3300 270 St. • The Langley Community Chorus presents So This Is Christmas. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 26 at Willoughby Christian Reformed Church 20525 72 Ave. Tickets available at the door 30 minutes before concert for $15/adult and $10/student. Under six admitted free. • Christmas Lunch and Sale on Saturday, Nov. 26 from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, 9025 Glover Rd. Christmas cookie sale, crafts, jewelry. Christmas Lunch $7 or $3.50/child. • 19th annual Christmas Craft and Bake Sale. Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Willoughby Hall 8280 208 St. Lunch available. Free admission. • A Home for Every Child Funds are being raised for Abba Canada, which gives out grants to adoptive parents in the adoption process. Admission is by donation and game tickets are $1 each. Drink and hotdog combo tickets also available for $3. For info contact Amanda Preston at 604-533-5076 or Event is Nov. 26, from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. at Southgate Christian Fellowship #120-5501 204 St. • A Christmas Celebration to Remember presented jointly by the United Churches of Langley and the Kwantlen Alumni Symphonic Wind Ensemble on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at Sharon United Church, 21562 Old Yale Rd. (Five Corners). Tickets are $10 adult, $15 couple or $25 family and may be purchased by calling 604-530-4571 or 604-530-2929. Start your Christmas season by relaxing and enjoying this wonderful night of music. Light refreshments will follow the concert. • 104th annual Christmas Bazaar at St George’s Church, 9160 Church St. Fort Langley on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafts, baking, holly and wreaths, childrens gift shopping experience. Phone 604-888-7782. • Nature Walk on Saturday, Nov. 26, follow the Fort to Fort Trail to Fort Langley and back with Langley Field Naturalist and Birds on the Bay. Call 604-888-1787 for info.

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November 22, 2011 The LangleyTuesday, Times • Tuesday, November 22, 2011A33 • 33 EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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NEED CASH FAST? GET A LOAN ANY TIME YOU WANT! Sell or Pawn your Valuables Online Securely, From Home. APPLY ONLINE TODAY: OR CALL TOLL-FREE 1-888-4357870.

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Terri 604.837.1709 CLEANING SPECIAL $25/hour minimum 2hrs. Price includes cleaning supplies. Also laminate flooring and paint specials. Free estimates. A-TECH Services at 604-230-3539 HOME & GARDEN domestic services. Cleaning, organizing, gardening, laundry, erronds. Call Sandy 604-576-3161

Julie’s Housecleaning Detailed, prof. service-7 days/wk. Incl. laundry/dishes. Move-in/out. Refs. avail. Starting at $19/hr. 4 hour minimum. 778-808-1052





#1167 $25 service call, BBB Lge & small jobs. Expert trouble shooter, WCB. Low rates 24/7 604-617-1774 ALL JOBS Big or Small. Panels, lighting, plugs, fans, hot tubs etc. Guaranteed work. 604-539-0708 Cell 604-537-1773 (Lic. 26110) YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE GRAHAM’S EXCAVATING ~ Excavation, Clearing ~ ~ Drainage, Final Grading ~ Free Estimates, 20 years exp. Fully Insured/WCB


★ Kitchens ★ Bathrooms Basement & Garage conversions ★Additions ★ Laminate ★Hardwood ★ Engineered Wood ★ Tile ★Carpet ★Baseboard & Crown moldings ★Sundecks ★Roofing. Member of B.B.B. & G.V.H.B.A., WCB and liability insured, ref’s. Call Gary Ward @ M&W Classic Home Renovations 604-530-1175



6’ Cedar Fence: $16/ft. Hand blt. Sundecks, Sheds & Gazebos. Est’d 1989, free est. Brad 604-530-9331



EUROPEAN INSTALLER *Ceramic Tile *Hardwood/Laminate Floors. Call Roman 604-722-8432.






Top Quality Painting Floors & Finishing • Insured • WCB • Written Guarantee • Free Est. • 20 Years Exp.

INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, Repairs & Reno’s, Sundecks & Additions, New Homes

European Quality Workmanship


Per Molsen 604-575-1240


PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $269, 2 coats any colour

But Dead Bodies!!


38 Years Experience All Aspects of Painting Int./Ext. Com/Residential Free Estimates call Dan anytime!



9 6 8-0 3 6 7 359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL #1 Soils, manure, gravels, lime stone, lava, sand. Del or p/u 604882-1344 visit / bulk material for pricing.


Call 604-607-6659 or Cell, 604-537-3553

Framing, Finishing Millwork, Cabinets Complete Renovations Additions, Decks Gazebos, etc. Local references available


Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988

(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.

For all your decorating needs, why not call a Master Painter? With Triple A/BBB Rating?


Haul Anything...

Running this ad for 7yrs


D House & Garage Floors D Driveways D Patios, etc. D Raise to Proper Height D Eliminate Trip Spots D Provide Proper Drainage


A-TECH Services 604-230-3539

I DO GREAT LITTLE JOBS Home detailing. Small reno’s. Painting. General upkeep. Call: Pierre 778-773-9401, 604-530-9401

Free Est & Warranties

TREE SERVICES A1-TRI-CRAFT Tree Serv. Dangerous tree removal, spiral pruning hedge trimming, stump grinding, topping. Insured, WCB Free Est Arborist Reports

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

Call Derek



Over 25 yrs exp.

Ross 604D535D0124


SEMI-RETIRED contractor will do small concrete jobs. Patio’s, sidewalks, driveway’s. Re & re old or damaged concrete. Ken 604-532-0662

UNIQUE CONCRETE DESIGN F All types of concrete work F F Re & Re F Forming F Site prep FDriveways FExposed FStamped F Bobcat Work F WCB Insured

778-231-9675, 778-231-9147 FREE ESTIMATES


Guaranteed Record Removal since 1989. Confidential, Fast, & Affordable. Our A+BBB Rating assures EMPLOYMENT & TRAVEL FREEDOM. Call for FREE INFO. BOOKLET

1-8-NOW-PARDON (1-866-972-7366)


CEILINGS OUR SPECIALTY Paul Schenderling 604-530-7885 / 604-328-3221

Call Ian @ 604-724-6373 GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627 ▲ Joes External Roof Cleaning Roof Washing Specialist. Gutter & Window Cleaning. * Fully Insured * Licensed * Bonded 21 yrs. exp. Joe 778-773-5730




10% OFF when you Mention this ad HARDI RENO SVS. *Plumbing *Tile *Drywall*Paint*More! 778-865-4072

CALL NOW! 604-312-5362 Now is the time to get the jobs done that you’ve been putting off H Bath & Kitchen Reno’s H Sundecks, Patios, Doors & Mouldings H Full Basement Reno’s for that Mortgage Helper ✱ Licensed, Full Service Contractor with over 25 years exp & all available trades. Many ref’s. Unbeatable prices & exc quality.

Help us build a new BC Children’s Hospital. Please Give.

Over 2000 colours to choose from SGeneral Paint SCloverdale Paint


604-530-1697 604-202-7228

One big need.

Rooms from $99 inc. paint


★ HEATING SPECIAL ★ Furnace installations Starting as low as $2,995. Heat Pumps as low as $5,495:

Two open heart surgeries.

SINCE 1977

GUTTER & WINDOW CLEANING Prices starting from for 3 lvl. hm. $95/gutters, $95/windows. 2 lvl. hm. $75/gutters, $75/windows. Excellent Service Since 1976. 778-861-0465



Bonniecrete Const Ltd





Concrete Lifting Specialist

SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS - start or grow your small business. Free to apply. Qualify for up to 100K.



FINISH CARPENTER Finish Carpentry-Mouldings, sundecks, stairs, siding, painting, drywall. Refs. Rainer cel 604-613-1018

HUDOLIN’S ON HOMES RENO’S ✔ Basement suites, decks ✔ Bathrooms, Kitchens ✔ Finishing work & moulding ✓ Design & colour consultation Free Estimates

Call Dave: 604-862-9379


BORDER COLLIE PUPPIES P/B. Males $400, fem. $450. Vet chk, 1st shots Call 604-250-4360 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at or call 1 (604)820-2977 CHOCOLATE LAB puppies, dew claws removed, vet ✔, dewormed, 9 weeks. $600. (604)850-0573 CKC REG BLOOD HOUND pups, 1 male, 8 fem. Liver & tan, ready to go end of Nov. (604)574-5788 GERMAN SHEPHERD Pups & young adults. Quality German & Czech bloodlines. 604-856-8161.

Min Pin X



6 mos, female, spayed, shots, for good home. $1200 obo. 1 (604) 392-3604



• Carpentry • Finishing Painting • Moulding • Renovations • Handy Man • Home Repair and Maintenance • Pressure Washing • Plumbing • Electrical Fixture Installation

Clint (778)928-3693




Hemlock, Fir & Cedar Available for Delivery Call for pricing 604-465-5193 or 604-465-5197



1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. We move - We ship - We recycle. Senior- Student Discount. 604-721-4555.

AFFORDABLE MOVING Local & Long Distance


From 1, 3, 5, 7,10 Ton Trucks Licenced ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos

604-537-4140 SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

329 PAINTING & DECORATING 778-245-9069

November Special Call now and save!

Big jobs-Small jobs-We do it all! Visa & M/C accepted

Call 7 days/week




ALLAN Const. & Asphalt. Brick, conc, drainage, found. & membrane repair. 604-618-2304; 820-2187.



10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005 $38/HR!Clogged drains,drips,garbs sinks, Reno’s toilets. No job too small! Lic’d/insured. 778-888-9184


For new gutter installations, gutter repair and gutter cleaning.

Call 604.888.1616 For a free estimate.

We want to thank the community for making us the # 1 choice on home stars for your roofing and gutter needs.

Best Local Roofs & Repairs Great price refs Paul 604-328-0527



FREE! Scrap Metal Removal...FREE!!! * Fridges * Freezers * Stoves * Microwaves * Small appliances * Scrap Metal * Old pipe * BBQs * * Exercise equip. * Cars/trucks * All metal recyclables FREE

778-233-4949 T & K Haulaway

RECYCLE-IT! JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!


MULTI POO PAPION free adorable, 8 mo. spayed fem. All shots. Trained. Good disposition. White,gray markings 604-809-9307 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or



DO-IT-YOURSELF STEEL BUILDINGS Priced to Clear - Make an Offer! Ask About Free Delivery, most areas! Call for Quick Quote and Free Brochure - 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170.


UNDER $200

TV / ENTERTAINMENT UNIT, dark chocolate, 60.5’’ W x 52’’ H x 20’’ D, (width of top shelve is 62.5’’). Fits upto 52’’ TV, has 2 drawers, 2 cupboards & a lighted side curio cabinet with glass shelves. Very good condition. Paid $600, asking $200. Pls call between 6pm-9pm, or leave msg: 604-788-5486.



November 22, 2011 The LangleyTuesday, Times • Tuesday, November 22, 2011A35 • 35 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 545


1YR Seasoned Alder Birch Maple Clean, Split, DRY & Delivered. Family Operated for 20 yrs. (604)825-9264 FULLY SEASONED, Alder/Maple, Birch, split & delivered. Free kindling. Phone 604-789-1492 anytime



MATTRESSES staring at $99

• Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct (604)294-2331 TV / ENTERTAINMENT UNIT, dark chocolate, 60.5’’ W x 52’’ H x 20’’ D, (width of top shelve is 62.5’’). Fits upto 52’’ TV, has 2 drawers, 2 cupboards & a lighted side curio cabinet with glass shelves. Very good condition. Paid $600, asking $200. Pls call between 6pm-9pm, or leave msg: 604-788-5486.




LANGLEY 40 ACRE farm 3 bdrm house, barn shed, Dec 1. Bondable farmer. $2800mo. 604-574-2161



566 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS PEARL DRUM SET, $1200, receipts for $1000 in upgrades, located in Hope. Call 1 (604)869-7329


100-20436 Fraser Hwy., Langley

Inc. heat/storage/parking Adult oriented Sorry - no pets


Linwood Place Apts 20051- 55 A Ave.

1 MONTH FREE Starting at $835.

$675 to $835 includes Heat, Hot water, Cable to channel 43. On site security Ask for details

Call 604-530-6555 Must bring in this ad to receive 1st month free

Northland Apartments 19777 Willowbrook Dr., Langley

CLOVERDALE BENBERG APTS. 17788 57 Ave. Senior building,1 & 2 bdrm suites avail now. Starting at $700 to $850/mo. 604-574-2078


1 & 2 BDRM SUITES AVAILABLE NOW! Newer building, secure entry, 5 appl’s including insuite washer and dryer, a/c, electric f/p, u/g prkg & balconies. No pets CLOSE TO SHOPPING, Superstore & Willowbrook mall. Call Manager for SPECIALS!

BUILDING SALE... FINAL CLEARANCE. “ROCK BOTTOM PRICES” 25x40x12 $7350. 30x60x15 $12,700. 35x70x16 $15,990. 40x80x16 $20,990. 47x100x18 $25,800. 60x140x20 $50,600. End walls included, doors optional. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422.



WE BUY HOMES Damaged House! Older House! Difficulty Selling! Behind on Payments! Need to Sell Now? NO FEES! NO RISK! QUICK CASH! Call us First! 604.657.9422

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS New 16x52 mobile home in Langley adult park. $114,900. Pet OK. Chuck 604-830-1960. New SRI Manufactured Homes. Single Double Modulars on display. Repossessions 1974-2004. Chuck 604-830-1960. New SRI single wide in family park and another space in adult park. from $81,900. Chuck 604-830-1960



Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181


Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley


Langley - 197 & 56 Ave. Renovated, clean neat & bright, 1 bdrm unit in 4 plex, rancher style approx 900 sq ft, 4 appl, open pkg, work space, close to transit, n/s, n/p, lease req’d. Avail now $950/Mos. Langley 240 & Fraser Hwy Clean & bright 2 bdrm 2 level twnhse approx 800 sq ft, 1.5 bthrms, 4 appl, open pkg, fenced yard, n/s, n/p, lease req’d. Avail now $775/Mos.


Langley - Zora - 198 & 56 Avenue - Newer 2 bdrm & den on top flr, 1,033 sq ft, 2 full bthrms, 5 appl, f/p, laminate flrs, SS appl, deck, n/s, n/p, lease req’d. Avail Now $1200/Mos. Langley, 202 & 56 Ave. The Bentley - Bright & clean 1 bdrm, office & den on 2nd flr facing courtyard, 946 sq ft, 5 appl, 2 bthrms, gas f/p, 1 sec u/g pkg, locker, n/s, n/p, fresh paint & new carpets. Avail Now $900.00.

ALDERGROVE; 4 bdrm, 2 full bths, near school/bus, huge bkyrd. Avail immed. $1650. N/P. (778)808-3886. HERITAGE Home 4 bdrm, 3b, Garage $2000.00/M + Utils Exc. area 200St/48 Av. 778-2461366

Villa Fontana & Stardust Michael - 604-533-7578




Fridge, stove, dishwasher (in most), drapes. Outdoor pool. Some pets welcome. Resident Manager. Close to bus, shopping, schools and parks. #36 - 5210 - 203 Street, Langley


“SIMRAN VILLAS” 2 & 3 bedrooms

$1200 - $1300/m






Deceased Name: Dennis Wayne Haug. Address: 5435 – 203rd Street, Langley, B.C. V3A 1V9

Ph: 604-533-4061


$735 to $850 includes heat, hot water, cable to channel 43. On site security

Elec. awning, “family-sized” dinette, power tongue jack, loft. $26,995 (Stk.30530) 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644

SUSSEX PLACE APT CALL FOR SPECIALS !! 5380 - 5400 - 5420 206th Street Clean & affordable Bachelor, 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Clse to all ament. Seniors Centre just around the corner. Rent incl heat, hotwater, & cable. Resident Managers on site.


Call 604-534-0108 WHITE ROCK, ocean front condo, 2 bdrm., 2.5 baths, w/open living space, spectacular view, 2 decks, all appliances. $1750 + utilities. Damage deposit. N/S N/P. 604882-5889

TOWN & COUNTRY APARTMENTS 5555 208th Street, Langley Studio - 1 & 2 bdrms. Indoor swimming pool and rec facility. Includes heat & 1 parking stall. No pets

Phone 604-530-1912 709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL BROOKSWOOD COMMERCIAL LEASE spaces available at 208th Street and 40th Ave. Sizes 7002100 s.f. $1500 - $4500. Call Frank @ Noort Investments 604-835-6300 or Nick @ 604-526-3604. Langley City. Clean warehouse & office space, w/wshroom, 3-phase power, o/h dr, $895. 604-834-3289




KICK BACK & RELAX IN SOUTH SURREY Short term - Weekly - Monthly accommodation. Seeking professional visitors to rent throughout the year. Deluxe, fully furnished & equipped 2 bdrm. + rec. rm. + 2 bath T/House. Crown Mouldings, H/W laminate flooring and slate. Gas F/P, Alarm, Netflix, Cable & WiFi. 1 car garage parking. No Smoking inside, covered patio & outdoor seating. Amenities rm. incls. full gym, outdoor hot tub & pool. $2600/Mo.




Aldergrove 1 & 2 bdrm ste in brand new hse, $700 & $850 NP/NS Incl utils & ldry. Nr schl 604-857-3320 ALDERGROVE, 1600 sq.ft. 2 bdrm. bsmnt. suite. 5 appl. N/S N/P. $900. + 1/2 utils. Call 604-607-1127 LANGLEY CITY. 2 bdrm abv grd, 980 sq.ft.. Washer/dryer. Fenced yard. $869/mo. incl utils & cable. 2 car prkg. Avail now. 604-377-7148. LANGLEY. LIKE New, 226/64. 1 bdrm suite, full bath, f/s w/d satellite tv & hydro incl. NS/NP $700 call Joe or Diane 604-532-8975



1 & 2 BDRMS, kitchen units avail. to rent weekly or monthly. Please call Canada’s best value, Westward Inn @ 604-534-9238. CHRISTIAN family seeking Responsible renter(s).1,000sf Upstairs suite. 2 BR, 1 Bath, W/D. Hydro. NO Pets/Smkg. $800 + Gas. 604308-4292 LANGLEY CITY 4 Plex, 3bdrm, lower, 1.5 ba, 3 appl. Fenced yrd. Dec 1. Ns/np. $1125 604-839-3491 LANGLEY, downtown. Cute One of a Kind - Upper Suite 2 Bedroom, 1000 sq feet, hardwood, kitchen living room and bath newly renovated. c/w new stove, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer and new blinds. Behind Gateway casino Utilities included $900/mo. Non smoking, No pets. References needed. Call 604.532.9599.


1985 Ford Ranger p/u, 2 tone blue, auto, good running cond. $750 obo. 604-597-5054 or 604-640-0024. 1995 GMC SAFARI passenger mini van, 165,000 kms. Excellent shape. $4500: (604)833-6769 2005 MONTANA SV6, loaded, Onstar, 7 pass., new front rotors & brakes. Mint. $6400. 604-812-1278 2008 FORD F350 4x4 diesel, loaded, super cab, 75,000kms, Asking $25,900. 778-895-7570

12730 - 66 Avenue

Criminal record check may be req’d.

Close to shopping & schools. Seasonal Swimming pool, and tennis court. 3 Appliances (fridge, stove dishwasher), blinds hot water and parking included. Carpeted throughout. Some pets welcome.

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 1997 PATHFINDER SE brown, 113,000km, low mi., auto, 4 wheel drive. $6500. 604-535-6248 1999 CHEVY BLAZER, black, 2” lift, 4x4, Air Cared, standard, new clutch. $5995 obo (604)826-0519 2007 Volkswagen Touareg, fully loaded, 88kms, one owner, no accidents, balance of factory warranty. $27,500 O.B.O Call - 604-542-0865


Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal

LANGLEY, 232/56th. 3 bdrms, 1 bath. F/P. Locked storage. Prkg. N/S. Pets neg. $1200/mo. + utils. Avail. now. 604-530-8670 for appt. LANGLEY 248th nr Fraser. 4 Bdrm house on farm. N/P. Avail now. 604-825-3201 or 604-628-2200 . LANGLEY (2 houses) 3 bdrm 2 car prkg $1100; 6 bdrm 5 bath 6 car prkg. $2100 No dog 604-780-4922. LANGLEY, 3/bdrms on 15 acres. 24191 0 Ave. Dec 1. Rent negot. Ideal for horses. (604)842-5724 LANGLEY AREA: 18225- 64th Ave. 14 yr old home 4 bdrms upstairs, 2 bathrms, lrg master bathrm 2 sep shwrs, 2 gas f/p’s. 1 main kitchen, another kitchen. $1600 + utils. Avail. now. n/s, n/p. (604)534-1122 MURRAYVILLE, fully reno’d 3 bdrm 2 baths, W/D, fam.rm, patio,garage, big yrd. $1500. Now. 604-968-5777 WALNUT GROVE, 4 bdrm, 2.5 baths, 5 appls, garage, fncd, fresh paint, $1850. (604)536-7975 WILLOUGHBY. 3 Bedroom 2 bath house on an acreage lot huge private yard/garden large storage shed walking distance to walmart, costco and all amenities spectacular view of Langley $1500/mon contact 604-323-6099 or



1 & 2 Bedrooms avail incl heat/hot water/cable

20117 - 56 Avenue 1 & 2 bdrm suites

2011 LAREDO 302LT

Quiet, Clean & Spacious 2.5 bath, patio, storage, d/w, w/d, f/p, N/S, N/P, 2-car garage, next to high school. Avail. Now!!

20727 Fraser Highway


Dual Pane Windows, fantastic fan, microwave, elec. awning, corian counter top, 2 slide outs. $34,995 (stk.30380) 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644

FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

CLAYMORE APTS 1 & 2 Bdrm Apts Avail $200 Move-In Bonus!!


2011 WILDCAT 282RK

Call 604-532-2036

OWN a 2 or 3 bedroom townhome w/$3300 down. Several UPDATED T/H in good areas w/fenced yds. laminate floors and 2 PETS OK. $1199/mo. + $250 mnt oac $42k comb’s income + 680 credit. Higher down pmt ($14,800 down), lower mtg ($866/mo), 600 credit to quality. QUICK DATES ok and several HOUSES also available. $976$1716/mo. $6350 - $24,250 down and $65k com’b income. Call Jodi Steeves, ReMax Treeland for details 604-833-5634.




2 & 3 Bdrm T/Homes Move-In Allowance!!


Call 604-533-9780





5374 - 203rd St, Langley



Call Sandi, 604-534-3849 Visit us on the web at:


Betsy - 604-533-6945


Langley - 205 & Grade Cres. Executive home on private .62 acre lot, 4 bdrms with full bsmt with rec and media room, 3,400 sq ft, many upgrades, 4 bthrms, 2 car garage, 3 f/p, n/s, pet negotiable with deposit. Lease req’d. Avail Nov 1, 2011. $2,500/Mos.


Newly Renovated Units


ALDERGROVE. 3 bdrm T/H. 1.5 bths. Fncd yd. fam.complex. $1050 & up. Sm dog ok. 778- 551-2696.

1 bdrm - $720 - $750/month

By appt - call 604 - 514 - 1480


CAN’T GET UP your stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help! No obligation consultation. Comprehensive warranty. Can be installed in less than 1 hour. Call now 1-866-981-6591. Can’t Get Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1866-981-5991 **HOME PHONE RECONNECT** Call 1-866-287-1348. Prepaid Long Distance Specials! Feature Package Specials! Referral Program! Don’t be without a home phone! Call to Connect! 1-866-287-1348. Jacuzzi J-460, 5 man hot tub. New floor model $5000. Call Dwayne at 604-514-6750






Near Langley City Hall & shops


Spacious, Clean Bachelor, 1,2 & 3 Bedroom Heat, Hot Water,



DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pickup anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288

1-800-910-6402 FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 DLN 30309. Free Delivery. WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in November, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. 1-888593-6095. AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673



1997 LINCOLN MARK 8 LSC black, 182K, 1 owner, garage kept, $6200 pHONE MISSION (604)820-8218. 2000 FOCUS SE auto, 4/dr, 179K, fully loaded. Drives like new. Health forces sale. $2400. 778-893-4866 2000 FORD FOCUS, standard trans., blue, 4 dr. sedan, CD, Air Cared. $2995 obo (604)826-0519 2004 CHRYSLER SEABRING LX, 72k, silver, a/c, cruise, all power, auto, V6, CD, rear spoiler, exc. cond. Air Cared. $4500. Kevin (604)584-0904 2005 CHRYSLER SEBRING convertible, silver, 84 k’s. auto. Mags. $7895/obo. (604)826-0519 2006 Chevy Cobalt SS blk, loaded, 5spd, s/rf. Mint. MP3 no acc. lady driven 59k $9800. 604-789-4859.

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2000 ACURA 1.6 EL, 4 door, 5 speed, 246,000k. $3000. (604)8886042 2002 DODGE NEON R/T standard trans., white, sunroof, used eng., new timing belt & clutch. CD stacker $3995 obo. (604)826-0519 2003 VOLVO V40, S/W, Blue, loaded 155,000 kms. auto. new tires. $6000 firm. Phone 604-538-9257. 2004 MERCEDES C230 SEDAN auto, sunroof, 47k, Gold Mist Mica over blk. leather, exc. cond. local, no accid. $14,230 (604)328-1883 2011 NISSAN VERSA 4dr auto black loaded, 14,000kms. Asking $11,900 obo. 778-895-7570



2003 21’ WILDWOOD 5th wheel, light weight, a/c, awning, beautiful cond. $16,500 obo. 604-287-1127

Executor: H. Arnold Address: 155 Meilicke Road, Saskatoon, Sask. S7K 5V5 Daytime Work phone: (306) 9752782

Notice to Creditors and Others Re: The estate of GERRITJE DEVOS also know as GERRI DEVOS, deceased, formerly of #508 - 21937 - 48th Avenue, Langley, BC V3A 8C3 Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Gerritje Devos also known as Gerri Devos, are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the executors at #5 15243 - 91 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3R 8P8, on or before December 23, 2011, after which date the executors will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the executors then have notice.


• The Langley Times • Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Langley Farm Market LOCAL RUSSET


10 lb. bag, product of BC

product of Mexico ($2.82 kg)





$ 28

$ 99 each





(3 lb. gift box) product of China

product of California ($3.70 kg)

product of New Zealand


2 for


$ 00


GNOCCHI - regular (500g)

2/ $300




3 for 99

$ 68









$ 99

$ 99

$ 99

(720 mL)








Prices in effect Tues. Nov. 22 - Sun. Nov. 27, 2011. While Quantities Last

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