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Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience Waterpark is back open to the public. (Special to The Star)

Langley Township expands time and sessions at Aldergrove waterpark

Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience has increased the length and times families can attend

Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience Waterpark is back open to the public. (Special to The Star)
A team of volunteers outside of FreshCo in Aldergrove are collecting donations for the displaced wildfire victims of Lytton. (Special to The Star)

Donation collection for displaced Lytton residents happening outside Aldergrove FreshCo

People can bring toiletries, pet food, and other items to black trailer until 5 p.m.

A team of volunteers outside of FreshCo in Aldergrove are collecting donations for the displaced wildfire victims of Lytton. (Special to The Star)
Greater Vancouver Zoo marketing manager Cody Gampe shows off a Coelophysis, a dinosaur that’s part of the new Mesozoic Adventure. (Matthew Claxton/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Greater Vancouver Zoo takes a page out of Jurassic Park’s playbook

New Mesozoic Adventure features 12 animatronic dinosaurs, excavation area, museum, and gift shop

Greater Vancouver Zoo marketing manager Cody Gampe shows off a Coelophysis, a dinosaur that’s part of the new Mesozoic Adventure. (Matthew Claxton/Black Press Media)
Baloo, an English Mastiff who won Aldergrove hearts last spring is doing well. (Special to The Star)

Dream Vacation Lottery winner can choose between cash or travel voucher

Langley Animal Protection Society’s annual fundraiser is on now until July 17

Baloo, an English Mastiff who won Aldergrove hearts last spring is doing well. (Special to The Star)
Keats Camp has a number of activities such as rope climbing. (Special to The Star)

Eric Woodward Foundation offers scholarships to helps kids attend Keats Camp

Township of Langley children in grades 6 to 12 are invited to apply

Keats Camp has a number of activities such as rope climbing. (Special to The Star)
Hundreds took to the streets on July 1 to take in the Aldergrove Canada Day parade. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

VIDEO: Aldergrove celebrates Canada Day with parade, Kwantlen performances

Hundreds watched patriotic floats while Indigenous dances and talks were shared at Aldergrove Plaza

Hundreds took to the streets on July 1 to take in the Aldergrove Canada Day parade. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Donations are pouring in at the Shulus Community Arena in Lower Nicola for Lytton evacuees. Everything from food to clothes to bedding is being donated by locals. (Michael Rodriguez/Black Press Media)

Langley can help displaced Lytton residents with cash donation

Tourism Langley is opening their doors, July 2 and 5, and accepting donations after devastating fire

Donations are pouring in at the Shulus Community Arena in Lower Nicola for Lytton evacuees. Everything from food to clothes to bedding is being donated by locals. (Michael Rodriguez/Black Press Media)
28-year-old Ellis Grohs was found safe as of Thursday, July 1. (Special to Black Press Media)

UPDATED: Missing Langley man found safe after four day search

28-year-old Ellis Grohs was last seen Monday morning and is now in hospital

28-year-old Ellis Grohs was found safe as of Thursday, July 1. (Special to Black Press Media)
Ally Gallagher’s chalk submission of the children in her neighbourhood working together is the winner of a chalk drawing contest that was open to Aldergrove residents. (Special to The Star)

Young Aldergrove artists who work together, win together

Real estate agent Victoria Mejia chose winners of chalk contest, who will receive a bouncy castle

Ally Gallagher’s chalk submission of the children in her neighbourhood working together is the winner of a chalk drawing contest that was open to Aldergrove residents. (Special to The Star)
A cougar was recorded on a home security system in Aldergrove at 33 Ave and 266a Street. (Screenshot)

Cougar recorded on home security system in Aldergrove

Wildcat was spotted in driveway at 33 Ave and 266a Street overnight on June 28

A cougar was recorded on a home security system in Aldergrove at 33 Ave and 266a Street. (Screenshot)
Painting of a Chickadee is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s online artist choice exhibition. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Artist Group picks their favourites

Artist’s choice gallery is online now until July 31 with works up for sale

Painting of a Chickadee is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s online artist choice exhibition. (Special to The Star)
Rotary Lottery sales kicked off in person at Aldergrove Plaza on Canada day. (Pauline Buck/Special to The Star)

In-person Rotary lottery draw ticket sales will happen weekends around Langley

As of June’s end, the jackpot has reached $46,060

Rotary Lottery sales kicked off in person at Aldergrove Plaza on Canada day. (Pauline Buck/Special to The Star)
Full Bloom Lavender Farm in Aldergrove is truly in full bloom and offering tours. (@pickupsmilesphotography/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove lavender farm blossoms amid high heat

Full Bloom is currently open for walking tours and shopping

Full Bloom Lavender Farm in Aldergrove is truly in full bloom and offering tours. (@pickupsmilesphotography/Special to The Star)
Long lings were the norm at Aldergrove’s Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience Waterpark pre COVID-19 pandemic. (Aldergrove Star files)

Sweltering heat leads to few spots available at Aldergrove waterslides

Demand is high as Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience Waterpark reopens from COVID-19 restrictions

Long lings were the norm at Aldergrove’s Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience Waterpark pre COVID-19 pandemic. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove rollerblader Zach Choboter made some new friends on his cross country journey. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove ‘bee blader’ befriends bovine on his cross-country journey

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

Aldergrove rollerblader Zach Choboter made some new friends on his cross country journey. (Special to The Star)
Self-described ‘MomBabes’ Christina Walsh and Carolyn Turkington co-authored a book on motherhood. (Special to The Star)

Self-described ‘MomBabes’ co-author motherhood book

Sisters Christina Walsh and Aldergrove resident Carolyn Turkington put together story collection

Self-described ‘MomBabes’ Christina Walsh and Carolyn Turkington co-authored a book on motherhood. (Special to The Star)
(Black Press Media files)

Ryan’s Regards: Let us celebrate each other together

Canada Day isn’t about flags, beavers, or syrup – it’s about people, the past, and their future

(Black Press Media files)
The BC SPCA is warning pet owners not to leave pets in parked vehicles. (BC SPCA/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove shelter says pets stands for ‘please ensure their safety’

B.C. heat wave prompts warning from LAPS to take extra care of furry friends amid hot weather

The BC SPCA is warning pet owners not to leave pets in parked vehicles. (BC SPCA/Special to The Star)
Aldergrove Community Secondary school held a socially distant graduation ceremony for the class of 2021 on Wednesday, June 23. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove Secondary throws socially distanced graduation

Class of 2021 collected their diplomas on Wednesday via individual ceremonies for families

Aldergrove Community Secondary school held a socially distant graduation ceremony for the class of 2021 on Wednesday, June 23. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Shyama Priya will perform at Aldergrove Plaza on Canada Day. (Black Press Media files)

Aldergrove plaza to host multicultural Canada Day celebration

Kwantlen First Nation and Matsqui peoples will open with a talk before dancing and drum program

Shyama Priya will perform at Aldergrove Plaza on Canada Day. (Black Press Media files)