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Einstein – one of Langley Animal Protection Society’s animals looking for their fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)

Last chance to purchase Dream Vacation lottery tickets through LAPS

Langley Animal Protection Society’s annual fundraiser will have a winner on Saturday, July 17

Einstein – one of Langley Animal Protection Society’s animals looking for their fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)
Andy Bhatti hosts a celebrity fundraiser with Dallas Smith, Theo Fleury, and former Vancouver Canucks. (Special to The Star)

Langley’s Dallas Smith to perform at annual Home-Run Derby on July 22

Organized by addictions councilor Andy Bhatti, the virtual event raises awareness for mental health

Andy Bhatti hosts a celebrity fundraiser with Dallas Smith, Theo Fleury, and former Vancouver Canucks. (Special to The Star)
Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association (VTEA) in Aldergrove is looking for volunteers, new and old, to lend a hand. (Special to The Star)

Return of clients creates volunteer need for Aldergrove therapeutic riding non-profit

Easing of COVID-19 restrictions brings Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association back to full speed

Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association (VTEA) in Aldergrove is looking for volunteers, new and old, to lend a hand. (Special to The Star)
Langley Environmental Partners Society and A Rocha Canada transported more than 5,000 coho fry to the Semiahmoo hatchery from a dwindling South Langley pool. (Zoe Graham/Special to The Star)

5,000 coho fry saved from dwindling South Langley pool

Langley Environmental Partners Society and A Rocha Canada transported fry to the Semiahmoo hatchery

Langley Environmental Partners Society and A Rocha Canada transported more than 5,000 coho fry to the Semiahmoo hatchery from a dwindling South Langley pool. (Zoe Graham/Special to The Star)
Black Press Media files

Ryan’s Regards: ‘The Media’ does not exist

News outlets are not working together through some secret organization bent on world domination

Black Press Media files
Justine Nagra shows off the logo for her workout organization PowHERful Movement. (Dekko U Studio/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove kinesiologist empowers women to feel strong and safe during workouts

The PowHERful Movement aims to help girls lift weights in encouraging, male-free environment

Justine Nagra shows off the logo for her workout organization PowHERful Movement. (Dekko U Studio/Special to The Star)
Tim and the Glory Boys to headline 2021 Summerset Music and Arts Festival in Fort Langley. (Special to The Star)

Summerset Music & Arts Festival announces performer line up for Fort Langley concert

Tim and The Glory Boys, Tyler Joe Miller, and Daniel Wesley to perform Aug. 27 to 29

Tim and the Glory Boys to headline 2021 Summerset Music and Arts Festival in Fort Langley. (Special to The Star)
Aldergrove rollerblader Zach Choboter stopped at the Terry Fox monument outside Thunder Bay as he makes his way across the country. (Special to The Star)

Bee blader pays tribute to Terry Fox while crossing northern Ontario

Zach Choboter is raising bee awareness by setting world record for rollerblading across Canada

Aldergrove rollerblader Zach Choboter stopped at the Terry Fox monument outside Thunder Bay as he makes his way across the country. (Special to The Star)
John LaGourgue, vice president of corporate development at Grande West. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove-based bus company Vicinity Motor Corp expands south of the border

The company was formerly called Grande West Transportation Group and founded in 2008

John LaGourgue, vice president of corporate development at Grande West. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Resident Cashmere Roder is concerned about small shards of blue glass she found at the Aldergrove Credit Union Swimming Pool walkway. (Cashmere Roder/Special to The Star)

Bits of glass found around Aldergrove waterslide concerns resident

Cashmere Roder has found small shards of blue glass on several occasions while visiting pool

Resident Cashmere Roder is concerned about small shards of blue glass she found at the Aldergrove Credit Union Swimming Pool walkway. (Cashmere Roder/Special to The Star)
Gus Hartl, President, CUFBC and CEO, Aldergrove Credit Union. (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove Credit Union and G&F Financial vote to merge

As of Aug. 1, ACU will operate as Aldergrove Financial with assets of approximately $4 billion

Gus Hartl, President, CUFBC and CEO, Aldergrove Credit Union. (Aldergrove Star files)
Langley4Langley, a fundraiser aiming to get people up, outside, and moving, is back for second year. (Special to The Star)

Food bank fundraiser Langley4Langley back for second year

Summer-long event encourages people to run, walk, and get active while doing some good

Langley4Langley, a fundraiser aiming to get people up, outside, and moving, is back for second year. (Special to The Star)
Langley Environmental Partners Society encourage youth under 12 who live in the Township of Langley to ‘Get to Know your H20’ by colouring a diagram that describes the sources of drinking water in the municipality. (Special to The Star)

Be water-wise for a chance to win a Havoc Storm Pro Scooter

Langley Environmental Protection Society is holding colouring contest open to Township youth

Langley Environmental Partners Society encourage youth under 12 who live in the Township of Langley to ‘Get to Know your H20’ by colouring a diagram that describes the sources of drinking water in the municipality. (Special to The Star)
Earth Ninjas are collecting bottles from now until July 25. (Special to The Star)

Earth Ninjas hosting plastic bottle drop off from now until July 25

I hate plastic with a passion and that is what fuels my ambition to help the planet, says founder

Earth Ninjas are collecting bottles from now until July 25. (Special to The Star)
Langley Meals on Wheels new Aldergrove Neighbourhood Hub will be at the former Aldergrove Fire Hall and Milsean Coffee Shop at 2900 272nd Street. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove can have their say in what new neighbourhood hub building will be called

Langley Meals on Wheels will be operating out of former Fire Hall No. 3 – constructed in 1959

Langley Meals on Wheels new Aldergrove Neighbourhood Hub will be at the former Aldergrove Fire Hall and Milsean Coffee Shop at 2900 272nd Street. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Aldergrove Star files

TRAFFIC: Fraser Highway closed for roadwork between 248th and 256th Streets

Motorists should use alternative route between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7

Aldergrove Star files
Kerington Franklin, a 12-year-old student at Betty Gilbert Middle School, made a three-headed dragon out of pipe-cleaners. (Special to The Star)

12-year-old Aldergrove artist crafts three-headed dragon out of pipe-cleaners

Kerington Franklin is inspired by terrifying creatures and can spend a whole month on one project

Kerington Franklin, a 12-year-old student at Betty Gilbert Middle School, made a three-headed dragon out of pipe-cleaners. (Special to The Star)
AGHS president Tami Quiring and Kurt Langmann showing off his recent donation. (Scott White/Special to The Star)

Former Star editor donates decades worth of microfilm to Alder Grove Heritage Society

President Tami Quiring said Kurt Langmann’s donation will aid in research and community preservation

AGHS president Tami Quiring and Kurt Langmann showing off his recent donation. (Scott White/Special to The Star)
The 12th Annual Aldergrove Fair Car Show is happening Friday, July 16. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove Fair Car Show and Shine hits the streets Friday, July 16

Car show started in 2009 as a kick off for the fair, which will occur later at the end of August

The 12th Annual Aldergrove Fair Car Show is happening Friday, July 16. (Special to The Star)
<em>The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)</em> starring Dylan Coulter and siblings Lauren and Nik Trotzuk. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

VIDEO: Bard takes centre stage around Langley after year delay

Shakespeare is being performed around Fraser Valley from now until July 25

<em>The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)</em> starring Dylan Coulter and siblings Lauren and Nik Trotzuk. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)