Ryan Uytdewilligen

(Black Press Media files)

Aldergrove residents 12 and up can get first COVID jab on Friday

First doses of vaccine will be available through Fraser Health at Alderbrook Health & Wellness Center

(Black Press Media files)
Aldergrove Community Secondary’s Blood club donated flowers and cards to staff and volunteers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Aldergrove students inspire 12 new blood donors

Canadian Blood Services staff and volunteers received flowers and hand written notes from students

Aldergrove Community Secondary’s Blood club donated flowers and cards to staff and volunteers. (Screenshot)
A rare albino crow has been found nesting in an Aldergrove backyard. (Lizzy Grimes/Special to The Star)

Rare albino crow found in Aldergrove backyard

A genetic mutation resulting in a complete lack of colour makes this bird extremely uncommon

A rare albino crow has been found nesting in an Aldergrove backyard. (Lizzy Grimes/Special to The Star)
(Aldergrove Star files)

Canada Day colouring contest open to all ages of Aldergrove residents

People have until June 25 to draw a picture of a local spot that is special to them

(Aldergrove Star files)
Aman Johal interpreter at the National Historic Site in Fort Langley earned an Inspiration Award for his work. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley interpreter and Alder Grove heritage president recipients of inspiration award

B.C. Historical Federation gave awards through recent virtual conference

Aman Johal interpreter at the National Historic Site in Fort Langley earned an Inspiration Award for his work. (Special to The Star)
An example of a prize box that participants have won through The Finer Details in the past. (Special to The Star)

Win a prize box courtesy of Aldergrove Village Shopping Centre

The Finer Details is hosting a draw between June 16 and 28 with snacks and decor up for grabs

An example of a prize box that participants have won through The Finer Details in the past. (Special to The Star)
2277 Seaforth Highlanders turned to Zoom for most of their events during the past year. (Special to The Star)

Zoom hinders and helps 2277 Seaforth Highlanders’ pandemic year

Langley’s Royal Canadian Army Cadets held annual ceremonial review at the beginning of June

2277 Seaforth Highlanders turned to Zoom for most of their events during the past year. (Special to The Star)
Aldergrove Community Secondary School graduation will look differently for the class of 2021 due to COVID-19. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove’s class of 2021 to receive diplomas in front of family members

164 students to graduate from Aldergrove Community Secondary at ceremony June 23

Aldergrove Community Secondary School graduation will look differently for the class of 2021 due to COVID-19. (Special to The Star)
The dancing bun and hotdog return to Twilight Drive In in Aldergrove now that the concession is back open. (Special to The Star)

Dancing hot dog and bun reunite at Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-In

Concession is back open at the drive-in theatre now that COVID-19 restrictions are being eased

The dancing bun and hotdog return to Twilight Drive In in Aldergrove now that the concession is back open. (Special to The Star)
Alder Grove Heritage Society in located inside the Telephone Museum. (Aldergrove Star files)

Alder Grove Heritage Society readies for reopening

Tami Quiring talked about the importance of local history on BC Museum Portraits Project

Alder Grove Heritage Society in located inside the Telephone Museum. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove legion branch #265 has installed a new electric sign. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Province gives $1.5 million to B.C. legion branches

With relaxed COVID-19 restrictions, a public ceremony may be possible in November, Legion said

Aldergrove legion branch #265 has installed a new electric sign. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Langley 4-H junior member, Juliet, participated in Field to Fork Challenge this past year. (Aldergrove Star files)

Field to Fork challenge returns to get young cooks creating

4-H BC hosts contest for kids to submit BC grown recipes and cooking videos for cash prizes

Langley 4-H junior member, Juliet, participated in Field to Fork Challenge this past year. (Aldergrove Star files)
Earth Ninjas will be focusing on cigarette butts during their next clean on Saturday, June 12. (Special to The Star)

Earth Ninjas needs help picking butts around Aldergrove

Jocelyn Titus is holding a cigarette butt cleaning up on Saturday, June 12

Earth Ninjas will be focusing on cigarette butts during their next clean on Saturday, June 12. (Special to The Star)
Hidey and Sneaky are two stowaways from the U.S. that ended up at Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)

Kittens Sneaky and Hidey slip through Aldergrove border crossing

Langley Animal Protection Society is in need of funds to care for rescue animals like these kittens

Hidey and Sneaky are two stowaways from the U.S. that ended up at Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)
Chalk art could land an Aldergrove family a free bouncy castle. (Special to The Star)

An Aldergrove-themed chalk drawing could land a local family a free bouncy castle

Victoria Mejia is hosting a contest she hopes will gets kids outside and raise community spirit

Chalk art could land an Aldergrove family a free bouncy castle. (Special to The Star)
Aldergrove Community Secondary staff tied 215 orange ribbons to honour and remember the 215 children who did not return home from the Kamloops Residential school. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Aldergrove educators mark Indigenous child victims with orange ribbons

215 children’s remains were discovered at the site of the former Kamloops residential school

Aldergrove Community Secondary staff tied 215 orange ribbons to honour and remember the 215 children who did not return home from the Kamloops Residential school. (Special to The Star)
Annett Borrows, President Elect of the Rotary Club of Langley Central, presents a $20,000 donation to Heather Scott, executive director of the LMH Foundation. (Ryan Uytdewlligen/Aldergrove Star)

Langley Central Rotary club delivers $20,000 to hospital

Part four a five donation installments will be put towards a pediatric isolation room at LMH

Annett Borrows, President Elect of the Rotary Club of Langley Central, presents a $20,000 donation to Heather Scott, executive director of the LMH Foundation. (Ryan Uytdewlligen/Aldergrove Star)
Ken and Sandra Murphy got their first look at the home Sunday after the Acts Of Kindness Extreme Home Renovation initiative redid it from top to bottom. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A big ‘wow’ as Langley City couple sees how Acts Of Kindness renovated their home

About 80 per cent of Ken and Sandra Murphy’s house was redone

Ken and Sandra Murphy got their first look at the home Sunday after the Acts Of Kindness Extreme Home Renovation initiative redid it from top to bottom. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Shred-a-thon taking place June 12. (Special to The Star)

Shred-a-thon supports Aldergrove Food Bank

Bring confidential papers for on-site shredding on Saturday, June 12, and make a donation

Shred-a-thon taking place June 12. (Special to The Star)
(Aldergrove Star files)
(Aldergrove Star files)

RYAN’S REGARDS: Everyone’s a hero with a phone at the ready

Every social interaction seems to come with cell phones documenting the situation

(Aldergrove Star files)
(Aldergrove Star files)
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