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People can drop off spare clothing at Aldergrove legion branch #265 on Aug. 7 to support Diabetes Canada. (Aldergrove Star files)

Diabetes Canada accepting spare clothes at Aldergrove legion Saturday, Aug. 7

100 years of insulin commemorated with 100 curbside clothing dropoff locations

People can drop off spare clothing at Aldergrove legion branch #265 on Aug. 7 to support Diabetes Canada. (Aldergrove Star files)
Kustom Koach is closing after nearly 60 years in business in Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove’s Kustom Koach closing after 61 years of business

RV Centre was owned and operated by resident by Carl Carstensen until his passing in 2007

Kustom Koach is closing after nearly 60 years in business in Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)
A new playground, athletic equipment, and outdoor classroom are being constructed at Betty Gilbert in Aldergrove this summer. (Charlie Fox/Special to The Star)

Portable installation and Fit Core project coming along at Betty Gilbert Middle School

Physical changes at Aldergrove campus include athletic centre, studio, and aesthetic upgrades

A new playground, athletic equipment, and outdoor classroom are being constructed at Betty Gilbert in Aldergrove this summer. (Charlie Fox/Special to The Star)
Saphira raised $150 through keychain sales, which she donated to Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)

Nine-year-old raises $150 for Aldergrove animals through keychain sales

Saphira crafted items and sold them herself to friends and family members for 50 cents each

Saphira raised $150 through keychain sales, which she donated to Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)
Wayne Mortimore (left) and Doug Tanner (centre) are leading the charge save the Aldergrove legion by renting out the hall. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove legion looking for renters to utilize empty hall

Without steady funds coming in, members are hoping more usage will help solve financial woes

Wayne Mortimore (left) and Doug Tanner (centre) are leading the charge save the Aldergrove legion by renting out the hall. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Warm summer weather amind August long weekend brings out crowds to Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-In. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-In expecting big, busy season with new releases

New Ghostbusters, James Bond, and Dune remake will hit the big screen in 2021

Warm summer weather amind August long weekend brings out crowds to Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-In. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
The Bee Blader crew made it to Ottawa this past week on their trek across Canada. (Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove’s bee blader makes it to Montreal

Zach Choboter visited Niagara Falls, Toronto, and Parliament while in Ontario

The Bee Blader crew made it to Ottawa this past week on their trek across Canada. (Special to The Star)
Jennifer Roy is this year's chair of the 50/50 Rotary Lottery. (Special to The Star)

‘Newbie’ Rotarian chairs Langley’s 50/50 Mega Draw to exceed previous year’s total

Jennifer Roy joined Rotary looking to make a difference and ended up taking on a big role

Jennifer Roy is this year's chair of the 50/50 Rotary Lottery. (Special to The Star)
Aldergrove Regional Park. (Aldergrove Star files)

Fire danger rating ‘extreme’ in Aldergrove Regional Park

Metro Vancouver raised the level on July 28 amid onset of heat wave

Aldergrove Regional Park. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove resident Isaiah Groom participated in the Aldergrove community garage sale in 2019 out of his family home. Within the first few hours of selling his wares he accumulated over $100 in sales. (Aldergrove Star files)

Mass Aldergrove garage sale rolling out treasures for third year

Residents encouraged to buy or sell items on Saturday, Aug. 21

Aldergrove resident Isaiah Groom participated in the Aldergrove community garage sale in 2019 out of his family home. Within the first few hours of selling his wares he accumulated over $100 in sales. (Aldergrove Star files)
Unrestricted dine-in options have been back at restaurants around Aldergrove for a month, and people – and staff– are returning in droves. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove restaurants actively looking for servers and staff

Thousands of restaurants across North America are understaffed and struggling to keep up with demand

Unrestricted dine-in options have been back at restaurants around Aldergrove for a month, and people – and staff– are returning in droves. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Angelica Arbic is selling flowers in downtown Aldergrove on Fridays and Saturdays all summer. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Florist arranges stand in downtown Aldergrove

Angelica Arbic is selling flowers through her company, Styled by Wild, in front of the General Store

Angelica Arbic is selling flowers in downtown Aldergrove on Fridays and Saturdays all summer. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Woodworker Wally Martin used lumber from the former Alder Inn to craft a mural that honours the buildings history. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/The Star)

Woodworker honours Alder Inn with mural made from reclaimed lumber

Wally Martin and Jackie Knauer unveiled artwork that pays tribute to hotel’s heyday

Woodworker Wally Martin used lumber from the former Alder Inn to craft a mural that honours the buildings history. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/The Star)
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2020, file photo Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, speaks during a news conference at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

RYAN’S REGARDS: Langley gets lost in space

With billionaires blasting off, it’s time to start packing bags and prepping for the big move

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2020, file photo Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, speaks during a news conference at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
For a second year in a row, Fort Langley National Historic Site’s celebration of all things British Columbia is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Aldergrove Star files)

COVID-19 pandemic curtails celebration of B.C. history

Fort Langley National Historic Site will not hold Brigade Days for second year in a row

For a second year in a row, Fort Langley National Historic Site’s celebration of all things British Columbia is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove plaza – the former site of the Alder Inn – will be the location for Tastes of Our Town. (Aldergrove Star files)

Business association gives Aldergrove a taste of the town

Eat local event encourages people to order takeout and dine at new plaza on Saturday, Aug. 14

Aldergrove plaza – the former site of the Alder Inn – will be the location for Tastes of Our Town. (Aldergrove Star files)
(Aldergrove Star files)

Motorcyclist in grave condition after crashing with boat Thursday evening

Bike and Kia Sorento pulling a boat collided at the intersection of 256th Street and 64th Avenue

(Aldergrove Star files)
Einstein has been with LAPS for more than one year and is looking for his fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Winner chosen for record-breaking LAPS Dream Vacation Lottery

$30,645 was raised for Aldergrove shelter, while Fredrick William will enjoy a $5,000 prize

Einstein has been with LAPS for more than one year and is looking for his fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)
Six-year-old Aldergrove resident Kinsley Moore has taken to cleaning up the streets with BBQ tongs and garbage bags. (Chelsea Moore/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove child tackles trash armed with shopping bags and barbecue tongs

Kinsley Moore grew tired of the garbage on her morning walks with Mom and decided to do something

Six-year-old Aldergrove resident Kinsley Moore has taken to cleaning up the streets with BBQ tongs and garbage bags. (Chelsea Moore/Special to The Star)
(Aldergrove Star files)

Two taken to hospital after collision involving stolen vehicle in Aldergrove

Police were called to the intersection of 244th Street and Robertson Cres. at 5:45 p.m. on July 20

(Aldergrove Star files)