Eighty Years Ago
October 1, 1936
South County Line residents asked council to help them extend electrical service into their area.
A rail car full of fruit and vegetables was sent to drought-stricken Saskatchewan.
Seventy Years Ago
October 3, 1946
Public health officer Dr. A. McBurney stressed the urgency of providing adequate sewerage disposal for the growing centres in the municipality.
Sixty Years Ago
October 4, 1956
Langley Board of Trade added its voice to calls for a better water supply.
Fifty Years Ago
October 6, 1966
Council shelved plans for a $100,000 plebiscite for a recreation centre in Langley City Park for a year. MLA Hunter Vogel said the Langley Arts Council planned to build a theatre.
Forty Years Ago
September 30, 1976
Vandals snipped a guy wire and knocked out local radio station CJJC’s transmissions for several hours.
Local teacher salary negotiations were handled throughout the Fraser Valley by a joint negotiator on the school boards’ side of the table.
Thirty Years Ago
October 1, 1986
A local Kinsmen Club received a $150,000 grant from Township council to build a community centre in Aldergrove.
Twenty Years Ago
October 2, 1996
A partnership between Telus and Langley School District put Internet connections into local public schools.