Ryan Uytdewilligen

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Ryan’s Regards: COVID brain is fogging life, death, and the rest of all things

There is so much more to planet earth that the coronavirus pandemic

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Ron Murphy, manager of Urban Roots, shows off the merchandise at the Langley location. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove-based Urban Roots Garden Markets springing up across Lower Mainland

Langley location at Cineplex parking lot is among the busiest locations for the new plant business

Ron Murphy, manager of Urban Roots, shows off the merchandise at the Langley location. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Jack Nicholson, CEO of Otter Co-op. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Registration open for Otter Co-op’s general meeting and board of directors election

Anyone interested in attending or casting a vote can sign up online

Jack Nicholson, CEO of Otter Co-op. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Luke Moo (left) is raising funds to help displaced refugees from Myanmar. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove resident fighting for more attention and aid on Myanmar crisis

Buela Say and Luke Moo are calling on local MP’s to take action and stand against ethnic cleansing

Luke Moo (left) is raising funds to help displaced refugees from Myanmar. (Special to The Star)
Rich Coleman, who was responsible for the gaming file off and on from 2001 to 2013, was recalled after his initial testimony to the Cullen Commission last month. (Screenshot)

Rich Coleman returns to Cullen Commision regarding money laundering in B.C. casinos

The longtime former Langley MLA was asked about 2011 interview on BC Almanac program

Rich Coleman, who was responsible for the gaming file off and on from 2001 to 2013, was recalled after his initial testimony to the Cullen Commission last month. (Screenshot)
A concept plan for a public space in Aldergrove where the Alder Inn once stood at 272nd Street and Fraser Highway. (Special to The Star)

Future plans for vacant Alder Inn site stalled amid Township council disagreements

A flexible outdoor plaza with seating, storage, and artistic decor has been proposed for $250K

A concept plan for a public space in Aldergrove where the Alder Inn once stood at 272nd Street and Fraser Highway. (Special to The Star)
Raptors Knoll Frisbee Golf Course in Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)

Adopt a hole at Raptor’s Knoll

Aldergrove’s Frisbee golf course is in need of volunteers to keep up the park

Raptors Knoll Frisbee Golf Course in Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)
Cheryl Young was a community award recipient for her work in Aldergrove to raise funds and awareness for Fibromyalgia. (Special to The Star)

Fibromyalgia Well Spring founder honoured with provincial community award

Cheryl Young of Aldergrove earned the distinction through the B.C. Achievement Foundation

Cheryl Young was a community award recipient for her work in Aldergrove to raise funds and awareness for Fibromyalgia. (Special to The Star)
An Earth Ninja volunteer found an upright vacuum cleaner on one of their picks along Aldergrove roads last week. (Special to The Star)

Earth Ninja founder looking for help to haul Aldergrove’s trash to the dump

Jocelyn Titus has seen a spike in help and donations since her four-day-long marathon in April

An Earth Ninja volunteer found an upright vacuum cleaner on one of their picks along Aldergrove roads last week. (Special to The Star)
Lily M from Glen Valley 4-H Club with her speak show “Let Them Eat Cake Pops!” placed 1st in Langley District and 3rd in Fraser Valley Regional Competition. (Special to The Star)

Langley 4-H members learn skills through public speaking

Chloe B,, Elly V., and Lily M. earned first in three different speaking categories this spring

Lily M from Glen Valley 4-H Club with her speak show “Let Them Eat Cake Pops!” placed 1st in Langley District and 3rd in Fraser Valley Regional Competition. (Special to The Star)
Seven-year-old Adam Dadson opened his own plant stand at 24th Ave and 268 Street in Aldergrove. (Val Dadson/Special to The Star)

Seven-year-old Aldergrove entrepreneur opens pop-up plant stand

Adam Dadson sold flowers last weekend to earn enough money to buy his mom a Mother’s Day gift

Seven-year-old Adam Dadson opened his own plant stand at 24th Ave and 268 Street in Aldergrove. (Val Dadson/Special to The Star)
Calvin Singh, a 17-year-old Aldergrove Secondary student, earned the Jodi Steeves Kindness Scholarship. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove teen earns Jodi Steeves Kindness Award and the $1,000 that goes with it

Calvin Singh won the scholarship for showing constant kindness and positivity

Calvin Singh, a 17-year-old Aldergrove Secondary student, earned the Jodi Steeves Kindness Scholarship. (Special to The Star)
Aldergrove legion branch #265. (Aldergrove Star files)

Final phase of $14 million federal support fund rolls out to legion branches

Branches still reeling from pandemic receive remaining $3.8 million in emergency funds

Aldergrove legion branch #265. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove Community Secondary. (Aldergrove Star files)

Noel Booth, Douglas Park, RE Mountain, and Aldergrove Secondary see positive COVID tests

As of Monday, May 10, 18 schools are currently on the Fraser Health exposure list

Aldergrove Community Secondary. (Aldergrove Star files)
Hilary Vandergugten is the clinical care coordinator for the new emergency room in Langley. (Special to The Star)

Langley ER nurses welcome arrival of new care space

Bright natural lights, new equipment delight hospital’s emergency room staff

Hilary Vandergugten is the clinical care coordinator for the new emergency room in Langley. (Special to The Star)
Taveena Kum jumps rope for Shortreed Elementary. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Shortreed students get active after boxers share inspiring jump rope videos

Annual Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Jump Rope For Heart day happened Friday, April 30

Taveena Kum jumps rope for Shortreed Elementary. (Screenshot)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Black Press Media)

Ryan’s Regards: Climate change pledges leaves out rural population

It would seem the Trudeau government doesn’t understand the Canadian landscape

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Black Press Media)
Susan Davidson is a farmer and has been a resident of the collective since 1980. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove farming collective pivots to markets and produce boxes during COVID

Fraser Common Farm has been growing greens under Glorious Organics name since mid-1980s

Susan Davidson is a farmer and has been a resident of the collective since 1980. (Special to The Star)
Some of the banners that students at Shortreed Community Elementary and Parkside Centennial Elementary drew for the Aldergrove Business Association. (Special to The Star)

Elementary student banners cover Aldergrove with messages of kindness

Business Association led project with dozens of messages and drawings made at Parkside and Shortreed

Some of the banners that students at Shortreed Community Elementary and Parkside Centennial Elementary drew for the Aldergrove Business Association. (Special to The Star)
D.W. Poppy Secondary is the latest school added to Fraser Health’s list of school exposures in Langley. (Google)

D.W. Poppy Secondary School member tests positive for COVID-19

As of Thursday, there were 16 Langley District schools on Fraser Health’s exposure list

D.W. Poppy Secondary is the latest school added to Fraser Health’s list of school exposures in Langley. (Google)