Ryan Uytdewilligen

Langley 4-H junior member, Juliet, was a Field to Fork winner. (4-H BC/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

VIDEO: Field to Fork challenge brings together youth and BC grown foods

Two Langley residents earned recognition for their cooking creations using homegrown ingredients

Langley 4-H junior member, Juliet, was a Field to Fork winner. (4-H BC/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
CBM Lawyers Scott Johnston and Doug Simpson met with Langley School District Foundation president Susan Cairns to donate computers. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

CBM Lawyers donates eight refurbished computers to Langley School District

Finding access to computers and required technology can be a challenge for low-income families

CBM Lawyers Scott Johnston and Doug Simpson met with Langley School District Foundation president Susan Cairns to donate computers. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Aldergrove resident Shamir Virgo is a Fraser Valley Music Award winner. (Shamir Virgo/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove resident Shamir Virgo takes home first Fraser Valley Music Award

R&B musician was nominated in two categories and earned ‘Excellence by a BIMPOC artist’

Aldergrove resident Shamir Virgo is a Fraser Valley Music Award winner. (Shamir Virgo/Special to The Star)
The Aldergrove Hotel circa 1950 (Alder Grove Heritage Society/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS & VIDEO: A look back at the Alder Inn

Aldergrove hotel opened in 1949, lasting through robberies, fires, and changes for seven decades

The Aldergrove Hotel circa 1950 (Alder Grove Heritage Society/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Nearly 50 businesses and organizations from Aldergrove showcased their unique “light-up” float or display in Aldergrove’s annual Christmas Light-Up parade in 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)

Santa Claus still set to arrive with Aldergrove Christmas Light-Up parade

Annual holiday event, with socially distant restrictions in place, will happen Saturday, Dec. 12

Nearly 50 businesses and organizations from Aldergrove showcased their unique “light-up” float or display in Aldergrove’s annual Christmas Light-Up parade in 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Construction on Fraser Highway between 265A and 270 Streets will delay traffic for several months. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Fraser Highway sewer upgrades slows traffic between 265a and 270 Streets

Commuters should expect delays or consider another route during the coming months

Construction on Fraser Highway between 265A and 270 Streets will delay traffic for several months. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Williams Park marks 30th year of Christmas lights with COVID-19-friendly drive-thru display. (Black Press Media files)

Williams Park to shine bright for visitors via drive-thru display

The annual Christmas tradition, which turns 30 this year, is open to spectators Nov. 28 to Dec. 30

Williams Park marks 30th year of Christmas lights with COVID-19-friendly drive-thru display. (Black Press Media files)
Caroline Ashley, a member of the Fort Langley Artist Group, shows off her art. (FLAG/Special to the Star)

Fort Langley Artist Group encourages support for local art this season

Virtual Christmas market featuring a variety of styles and subjects runs until Dec. 15

Caroline Ashley, a member of the Fort Langley Artist Group, shows off her art. (FLAG/Special to the Star)
Langley RCMP. (Black Press Media files)

Langley RCMP say garage door break-ins are on the rise

People are cautioned to remove openers from vehicles and keep doors locked whenever possible

Langley RCMP. (Black Press Media files)
The Glow Gardens light display announced they would be moving to the Greater Vancouver Zoo in October. (Black Press Media files)

COVID restrictions cancel Glow Gardens at Greater Vancouver Zoo

Event will return in a smaller drive-through setting on Nov. 26 at original location in Milner

The Glow Gardens light display announced they would be moving to the Greater Vancouver Zoo in October. (Black Press Media files)
The pigs at Aldergrove-based Happy Herd farm were gifted a large pumpkin from Vancouver vegan restaurant MeeT. (Tiffany Akins/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Pumpkin pig out

The hogs at Happy Herd farm in Aldergrove were were gifted a pumpkin from vegan restaurant MeeT

The pigs at Aldergrove-based Happy Herd farm were gifted a large pumpkin from Vancouver vegan restaurant MeeT. (Tiffany Akins/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
A couple took a ride through the McDonalds drive-thru on horseback this past weekend. (Andy Bhatti/Special to the Star)

PHOTOS: Giddy up to get coffee

Two riders went thru Aldergrove McDonalds on horseback this past weekend

A couple took a ride through the McDonalds drive-thru on horseback this past weekend. (Andy Bhatti/Special to the Star)
The Alder Inn undergoes demolition on Monday, Nov. 16. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTO & VIDEO: Alder Inn brought to the ground

After six decades, Aldergrove landmark undergoes demolition

The Alder Inn undergoes demolition on Monday, Nov. 16. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
One of Surrey’s festive homes, at the corner of 63B Avenue and 165A Street, boasts a Christmas display featuring thousands of lights. (Black Press Media files)

Ryan’s Regards: ‘The most wonderful time of the year’ arrives just in time

Christmas decorations went up around Langley before Halloween even happened

One of Surrey’s festive homes, at the corner of 63B Avenue and 165A Street, boasts a Christmas display featuring thousands of lights. (Black Press Media files)
Langley Arts Council’s online Christmas market runs from Nov. 13 to Jan. 10. (Langley Arts Council/Special to The Star)

Christmas comes early – and easy – at Langley Arts Council market

Santa’s Artisans online market features local vendors and artists from Nov. 13 to Jan. 10

Langley Arts Council’s online Christmas market runs from Nov. 13 to Jan. 10. (Langley Arts Council/Special to The Star)
Ken Hildebrandt, Gallery 7 Theatre’s Executive/Artistic Director. (Gallery 7/Special to The Star)

Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre takes a trip to the Medieval and Elizabethan era

Pageant Wagon Theatre will feature a collection of live-streamed dramatic readings of plays

Ken Hildebrandt, Gallery 7 Theatre’s Executive/Artistic Director. (Gallery 7/Special to The Star)
The four Langley Rotary clubs launched their 50/50 MEGA Draw lottery last month – which will see a grand prize winner take home up to $100,000. (Rotary Club of Langley/Special to The Star)

Deadline closes in on Langley Rotary clubs’ 50/50 MEGA Draw lottery

Tickets are on sale online and in person until Nov. 30

The four Langley Rotary clubs launched their 50/50 MEGA Draw lottery last month – which will see a grand prize winner take home up to $100,000. (Rotary Club of Langley/Special to The Star)
Bruce Banman is the new MLA for Abbotsford South, a riding that covers much of Aldergrove. (Black Press Media files).

Final election count changes little in Abbotsford South and West ridings

Liberals Bruce Banman and Mike de Jong won their ridings by more than 10 per cent of the vote

Bruce Banman is the new MLA for Abbotsford South, a riding that covers much of Aldergrove. (Black Press Media files).
Aldergrove resident Jocelyn Titus found 15 dead chickens along Robertson Crescent. (Jocelyn Titus/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Fifteen dead chickens found in feed bags along Aldergrove road

Graphic warning: Story contains images that may be disturbing to some readers

Aldergrove resident Jocelyn Titus found 15 dead chickens along Robertson Crescent. (Jocelyn Titus/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Aldergrove legion branch #265 held a socially distanced Remembrance Day ceremony that was livestreamed to the public on Wednesday morning. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove legion branch #265 commemorates Remembrance Day

Socially distanced ceremony was closed to the public, but livestreamed on Facebook Wednesday morning

Aldergrove legion branch #265 held a socially distanced Remembrance Day ceremony that was livestreamed to the public on Wednesday morning. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)