Aldergrove

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Langley Arts Council hosting ‘make your own jewellery’ class

Participants will use a saw frame to pierce out their own pendant design on Thursday, Jan. 28

 

Jeremy Pue of White Cloud Productions. (screenshot)

Aldergrove filmmaker hopes to capture local stories in 2021

Though Jeremy Pue did not receive a Storyhive grant, he is finding other avenues to make his film

 

Table for sale took a bit more work than first thought. (Mariana Aramburu/Special to The Star)

Ryan’s Regards: Clearing the clutter

Most New Year’s resolutions are abandoned by this point in the year

 

Shortreed Community Elementary. (Langley School District/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Parent Advisory Council raises concerns over Langley school district power outage response

Fifteen teachers at Shortreed Community School in Aldergrove staged a sit-in strike last Wednesday

Shortreed Community Elementary. (Langley School District/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
(Black Press Media photo)

Geriatric psychiatrist stresses importance of senior mental health

Dr. Hem Phaterpekar talks hope and healthy living amid COVID-19 pandemic

(Black Press Media photo)
Aldergrove Library (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove library hopes to reintroduce senior’s programming later in the year

Zoom gatherings including author talks, book clubs, and knitting groups are in the works

Aldergrove Library (Aldergrove Star files)
Shortreed Community Elementary. (Langley School District/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Shortreed teachers stage sit-in to defy orders deemed ‘not COVID safe’

After power was knocked out in Aldergrove on Wednesday, teachers refused to work from another school

Shortreed Community Elementary. (Langley School District/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Lions Gate Chorus performing ‘Fight Song’ by Rachel Platten. (Screenshot)

WATCH: Lions Gate Choir battle negative news with ‘Fight Song’

Four-part a cappella chorus released Zoom recording of the song late last year

Lions Gate Chorus performing ‘Fight Song’ by Rachel Platten. (Screenshot)
C.A.R.E.S is seeing a spike in cat adoptions due to people working from and being at home due during the coronavirus pandemic. (C.A.R.E.S./Special to The Star)

Aldergrove animal shelters say 2020 brought record numbers in pet adoption

Langley Animal Protection Society has seen as many as 180 applicants for a single kitten litter

C.A.R.E.S is seeing a spike in cat adoptions due to people working from and being at home due during the coronavirus pandemic. (C.A.R.E.S./Special to The Star)
Fort Langley National Historic Site. (Black Press Media files)

Fort Langley National Historic Site unveils new virtual school programming

The hour-long program, called ‘Virtual Visit to Fort Langley,’ is conducted over Google Meet

Fort Langley National Historic Site. (Black Press Media files)
Toni Burnham, president of DC Beekeepers Alliance, checks on the health of a honey bee colony where DC Water keeps four beehives on the rooftop of one of its buildings in Washington. (Jahi Chikwendiu/Special to The Star)

Latest government funding to benefit bee health in B.C.

Each project is eligible to receive up to $5,000 to fund projects enhancing bee health

Toni Burnham, president of DC Beekeepers Alliance, checks on the health of a honey bee colony where DC Water keeps four beehives on the rooftop of one of its buildings in Washington. (Jahi Chikwendiu/Special to The Star)
Shortreed Community Elementary. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Kids will learn in portables while Shortreed gets $8.9 million seismic upgrade

The two-year project begins in September

  • Jan 8, 2021
Shortreed Community Elementary. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley East NDP candidate Megan Dykeman has stepped down from the school board now that she’s won provincial office – her replacement will be chosen in February. (special to Langley Advance Times)

Our View: Byelections matter – so get informed and vote!

Local politicians are your best bet at making real changes

  • Jan 7, 2021
Langley East NDP candidate Megan Dykeman has stepped down from the school board now that she’s won provincial office – her replacement will be chosen in February. (special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Star files

Aldergrove’s Acts of Kindness starts free produce depot

Residents in need can drop by 23589 Old Yale Road Mondays and Wednesdays for fresh veggies

Aldergrove Star files
’Another Day’ by Rich Vigurs is part of the Langley Arts Council’s 2020 Photo Exhibition. (Rich Vigurs/Special to The Star)

Langley Arts Council asking people to look back and move forward with new exhibition

Artists, writers, actors, and dancers are all invited to submit to upcoming brick and mortar gallery

’Another Day’ by Rich Vigurs is part of the Langley Arts Council’s 2020 Photo Exhibition. (Rich Vigurs/Special to The Star)
A driving prohibition was unrelated to a later self-inflicted shooting, the IIO has ruled. (Black Press Media files)

Self-inflicted gunshot not related to Abbotsford Police stop, says IIO report

An Aldergrove man critically injured himself in October

A driving prohibition was unrelated to a later self-inflicted shooting, the IIO has ruled. (Black Press Media files)
The Pacific Junior Hockey League announced the cancellation of the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup, and its annual Prospects and All-Star Game events on Tuesday.

B.C.’s Cyclone Cup 2021 cancelled

Challenges related to COVID-19 cites as reasoning behind the move

The Pacific Junior Hockey League announced the cancellation of the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup, and its annual Prospects and All-Star Game events on Tuesday.
(The Canadian Press)

Record-shattering December caps unexpected year in Fraser Valley real estate

A total of 31,693 new listings were received by the board in 2020, an increase of 3.7 per cent

(The Canadian Press)
The Aldergrove recreation complex opened in 2018 with an outdoor pool. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Aldergrove pool needs to be proper year-round facility

Letter writer says different rules seem to apply to Aldergrove amenities

  • Jan 3, 2021
The Aldergrove recreation complex opened in 2018 with an outdoor pool. (Langley Advance Times files)
Cineplex Cinemas. (The Canadian Press)

Ryan’s Regards: To stream or not to stream

2021 is where the real chaos awaits for the fledgling film industry

Cineplex Cinemas. (The Canadian Press)