Dan Ferguson

Wikipedia image of the Diamond Princess, where Fort Langley resident Spencer Fehrenbacher was confined to a cabin after a Covid-19 outbreak.

B.C. man released from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Because Spencer Fehrenbacher has American citizenship, he was evacuated by the U.S.

Wikipedia image of the Diamond Princess, where Fort Langley resident Spencer Fehrenbacher was confined to a cabin after a Covid-19 outbreak.
Shadow the grizzly eats an apple inside her enclosure at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. (Black Press file photo)

B.C. zoo vows change after report of animals suffering ‘boredom and frustration’

Manager promises upgrades, including a safari park and better accommodation for big cats

Shadow the grizzly eats an apple inside her enclosure at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. (Black Press file photo)
A giraffe at the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove. A report released Monday (Dec. 30) by the Vancouver Humane Society said the giraffe enclosure has not been improved since a 2003 report that called it “barren and lacking in any stimulation.” (Langley Advance Times file)

Animals at B.C. zoo suffer ‘boredom and frustration,’ humane society says

Report calls on Metro Vancouver zoo to upgrade enclosures, stop housing animals ‘unsuited’ to B.C.

A giraffe at the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove. A report released Monday (Dec. 30) by the Vancouver Humane Society said the giraffe enclosure has not been improved since a 2003 report that called it “barren and lacking in any stimulation.” (Langley Advance Times file)
B.C. Lions posted this picture of two Grey Cup championship rings that may have been accidentally donated to a Value village Store. They belong to former Lions linebacker Cory Mantyka, who is asking for help in finding them. (B.C. Lions)

Missing Grey Cup rings may have been accidentally donated to Langley Value Village

Former B.C. Lion asks for help in locating rings from 1994 and 2000 championships

B.C. Lions posted this picture of two Grey Cup championship rings that may have been accidentally donated to a Value village Store. They belong to former Lions linebacker Cory Mantyka, who is asking for help in finding them. (B.C. Lions)
VIDEO: A narrow defeat for B.C.’s Langley Rams at Canadian Bowl

VIDEO: A narrow defeat for B.C.’s Langley Rams at Canadian Bowl

Saskatoon Hilltops have now won six CJFL championships in a row

VIDEO: A narrow defeat for B.C.’s Langley Rams at Canadian Bowl
Gary Hee, seen here in Fort Langley on Monday, Nov. 11, said he kept trying to wind down his petition for free hospital parking, but people would insist on adding their names, so he kept it going longer than planned. Now, he has sent it to Ottawa. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Petition for free hospital parking presented to MP Jody Wilson-Raybould

What started as a B.C. campaign became a national issue, organizer said

Gary Hee, seen here in Fort Langley on Monday, Nov. 11, said he kept trying to wind down his petition for free hospital parking, but people would insist on adding their names, so he kept it going longer than planned. Now, he has sent it to Ottawa. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Jeremy Allingham chronicles the struggles of Langley’s Stephen Peat and two other hockey enforcers in his book ‘Major Misconduct.” (Rebbecca Blissett photo)

VIDEO: How a B.C. kid came to chronicle the downfall of a hometown hockey hero

Growing up, journalist Jeremy Allingham used to watch Stephen Peat play at a local arena

Jeremy Allingham chronicles the struggles of Langley’s Stephen Peat and two other hockey enforcers in his book ‘Major Misconduct.” (Rebbecca Blissett photo)
A row of Halloween pumpkins in the skateboard park at Walnut Grove Community Park in memory of Carson Crimeni. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

A Halloween memorial for B.C. teen who died of apparent drug overdose

Grandfather of Langley’s Carson Crimeni called pumpkins a ‘perfect’ tribute

A row of Halloween pumpkins in the skateboard park at Walnut Grove Community Park in memory of Carson Crimeni. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Former Langley council candidate Gary Hee said it only takes moments to quickly convert discarded election signs into lightweight sleeping mats for the homeless. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley man wants to recycle election signs into sleeping mats for the homeless

Rather than send them to landfills, former council candidate says signs can be repurposed

Former Langley council candidate Gary Hee said it only takes moments to quickly convert discarded election signs into lightweight sleeping mats for the homeless. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A frame from one of two stolen videos showed a thief in the act as he tore down the devices from a Willoughby home. (Courtesy Alexa Hodgins)

VIDEO: Langley woman’s security camera records its own theft

Langley family discovers early morning grab was recorded

A frame from one of two stolen videos showed a thief in the act as he tore down the devices from a Willoughby home. (Courtesy Alexa Hodgins)
A forklift carefully lowered a field pumpkin on to the weigh scales at Krause Berry Farms on Saturday (Oct. 5) during the annual weigh-in. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Man breaks two B.C. records at annual pumpkin weigh-off

The secret is good soil and proper nutrients, winner says

A forklift carefully lowered a field pumpkin on to the weigh scales at Krause Berry Farms on Saturday (Oct. 5) during the annual weigh-in. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Dwain and Lillian Seymour discovered their Murrayville home was listed for rent without their knowledge as part of a scam. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Renters keep showing up at B.C. couple’s home after it was listed in online scam

One said she’d given an $800 deposit to someone she met in a coffee shop

Dwain and Lillian Seymour discovered their Murrayville home was listed for rent without their knowledge as part of a scam. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Canada and the Iroquois Nationals will meet in the gold round of the world indoor lacrosse championships in Langley. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Sports Pictures
Canada and the Iroquois Nationals will meet in the gold round of the world indoor lacrosse championships in Langley. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Sports Pictures
Father of B.C. boy on life support after hit-and-run calls for tougher impairment laws

Father of B.C. boy on life support after hit-and-run calls for tougher impairment laws

‘The law has got to be changed’ said Tony Brown

Father of B.C. boy on life support after hit-and-run calls for tougher impairment laws
Close to 600 players on 58 teams came to Langley on the weekend to compete in the provincial Slo-Pitch championships. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Provincial slow-pitch championships draw hundreds

More than 600 players and 58 teams from all across B.C. are playing in weekend tournament

Close to 600 players on 58 teams came to Langley on the weekend to compete in the provincial Slo-Pitch championships. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Carson Crimeni’s father Aron said goodbye to his son Saturday at a small memorial service that was limited to family and close friends. (Crimeni family/special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley teen whose overdose was broadcast on social media laid to rest

A call for justice for Carson Crimeni at internment service

Carson Crimeni’s father Aron said goodbye to his son Saturday at a small memorial service that was limited to family and close friends. (Crimeni family/special to Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove skate park became a temporary memorial to Carson Crimeni after the teen died. Now. a local dad would like to make that permanent by renaming the park. (File)

Petition to rename skate park after B.C. teen who died reaches initial goal

About 100 people have signed online petition to memorialize Carson Crimeni

Walnut Grove skate park became a temporary memorial to Carson Crimeni after the teen died. Now. a local dad would like to make that permanent by renaming the park. (File)
Langley RCMP Cpl. Glen Shippit and his laser speed meter will be looking for drivers going too fast in school zones when classes resume. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A ‘friendly reminder’ from police about speeding in school zones

Don’t. Drivers who ignore the warning will pay a high price

Langley RCMP Cpl. Glen Shippit and his laser speed meter will be looking for drivers going too fast in school zones when classes resume. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Daniel Coyle and Farrel in action during the World Cup event at Thunderbird Show Park. (MOI Photography/tbird)

VIDEO: Daniel Coyle of Ireland wins horse jumping World Cup event held in B.C.

Sellout event at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley saw winner conquer a bad-luck final railing

Daniel Coyle and Farrel in action during the World Cup event at Thunderbird Show Park. (MOI Photography/tbird)
One of many photos at a celebration of life for Shaun Nugent showed him during one of his favourite activities, riding his motorcycle. (Courtesy Nugent family)

B.C. man who died after rescuing swimmer was known for helping others

Shaun Nugent described as a dad, a coach, a hero and ‘stand-up guy’ at celebration of life

One of many photos at a celebration of life for Shaun Nugent showed him during one of his favourite activities, riding his motorcycle. (Courtesy Nugent family)