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Matthew Claxton

Matthew Claxton

I am a CCNA- and BCYCNA-award winning reporter. Raised in Langley, I have covered the news here for most of my 20-year career, with a focus on local politics, crime and homelessness.

Phone
604-994-1054
Email
matthew.claxton@langleyadvancetimes.com

Recent Work by Matthew

No prison time for TWU security guard convicted of manslaughter

No prison time for TWU security guard convicted of manslaughter

Hutchison will serve 18 month conditional sentence
Fraser Valley fur farmers lose lawsuit against B.C. over mink ban

Fraser Valley fur farmers lose lawsuit against B.C. over mink ban

Claims against province for fur farm ban struck by judge
TWU security guard found guilty of Langley manslaughter

TWU security guard found guilty of Langley manslaughter

Guard tackled man and held by the neck for around 10 minutes
Langley man given house arrest after fentanyl bust in Williams Lake

Langley man given house arrest after fentanyl bust in Williams Lake

Crown had asked for four and a half years behind bars after guilty plea
B.C. judge orders shared custody of golden retriever as couple splits

B.C. judge orders shared custody of golden retriever as couple splits

Case is one of first under new legislation that makes pets more than property
KPU scientist honoured for fisheries research

KPU scientist honoured for fisheries research

Dr. Erika Eliason’s work has influenced management of sockeye salmon
Suspect in Langley gang slaying back in Canada after years on the run

Suspect in Langley gang slaying back in Canada after years on the run

Conor D’Monte is charged with murder in the death of Kevin LeClair
Supreme Court upholds conviction of Maple Ridge man who assaulted Langley woman

Supreme Court upholds conviction of Maple Ridge man who assaulted Langley woman

Case has implications for many appeals in sexual assault cases
Courts order new vote for BC Cricket’s leadership, oust president

Courts order new vote for BC Cricket’s leadership, oust president

Clubs in Langley, Nanaimo among many singled out for irregular voting at AGM
Gruesome evidence introduced in Langley manslaughter hearing

Gruesome evidence introduced in Langley manslaughter hearing

Voir dire hearing will determine if evidence can be used in trial this spring
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