Aldergrove

Basmodi protest on Saturday, April 10 at Aldergrove Community Secondary School. (Special to The Star)

‘Basmodi Wave’ protesters in support of Indian farmers demonstrate at Aldergrove school

200 pairs of shoes were on display, one for every protester killed in India

 

10th-anniversary edition of Cruise for Your Cause will benefit Aldergrove and Langley food banks. (Special to The Star)

Three Langley-area food banks to be visited by convoy delivering donations

10th anniversary edition of Cruise for Your Cause happening Saturday, April 24

 

Essie Boelema, a 17-year-old lavender farmer, is passionate about the plant. (Screenshot/Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Langley lavender growers say season soon to be in full bloom

Family-owned farm marks five years by preparing for a summer of sales, tours, and growth

 

Aldergrove Fair volunteer Mike Robinson getting ready for the next event - the Aldergrove Canada Day Parade. (Special to Aldergrove Star)

‘Volunteering is what keeps social groups together; it is a human way of saying I care’

Aldergrove resident Mike Robinson talks about the importance of lending a hand in the community

Aldergrove Fair volunteer Mike Robinson getting ready for the next event - the Aldergrove Canada Day Parade. (Special to Aldergrove Star)
Langley MLAs Andrew Mercier and Megan Dykeman. (Black Press Media files)

Langley MLAs announce multiculturalism grants intended to help fight racism

Priority was given to projects addressing anti-Indigenous, anti-Asian and anti-Black racism

Langley MLAs Andrew Mercier and Megan Dykeman. (Black Press Media files)
Cathy Grace, principal of Parkside Centennial, and Susan Cairns, executive director of the Langley School District Foundation, show off a treat donated to the staff with the school mascot. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Leadership program members deliver cake and snacks to Parkside Elementary

$1,250 was raised by the four group members who wanted to help feed hungry students

Cathy Grace, principal of Parkside Centennial, and Susan Cairns, executive director of the Langley School District Foundation, show off a treat donated to the staff with the school mascot. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Legion branch 265 president Doug Hadley shows off the green space where food service can continue via outdoor dining. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove legion branch #265 preparing to open patio dining on back lawn

Branch president Doug Hadley said COVID-19 restriction have hurt clientele

Legion branch 265 president Doug Hadley shows off the green space where food service can continue via outdoor dining. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Whipshaw Landscaping’s vehicles were hit with racist vandalism on Thursday night. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove couple’s company vehicle hit with racist graffiti

Whipshaw Landscaping’s truck and trailer were covered with spray chalk on Friday morning

Whipshaw Landscaping’s vehicles were hit with racist vandalism on Thursday night. (Special to The Star)
Langley Animal Protection Society’s Furry Tail Foot Race is normally in person at Derby Reach, but COVID-19 has changed the way it will occur this year. (Aldergrove Star files)

Going at your own pace for the Furry Tail Virtual Race

Langley Animal Protection Society encourages individual participation for annual fundraiser

Langley Animal Protection Society’s Furry Tail Foot Race is normally in person at Derby Reach, but COVID-19 has changed the way it will occur this year. (Aldergrove Star files)
The Springman siblings sell treats at a stand in rural Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove siblings run roadside stand to raise funds for impoverished children

The Springmans sell veggies, shaved ice, flowers, and crafts at 248th Street and Robertson Crescent

The Springman siblings sell treats at a stand in rural Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)
Dave Brett was struck and killed by a branch while on walk along Robertson Crescent last September. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove organizations join forces to encourage massive cleanup for Earth Day

Residents encouraged to collect as much litter as possible Thursday to Sunday, April 22 to 25

Dave Brett was struck and killed by a branch while on walk along Robertson Crescent last September. (Special to The Star)
Zach Choboter, a former Aldergrove resident, is rollerblading across Canada to raise awareness for bees. (Special to The Star).

Bee bladers will go the extra kilometer for every $10 donated

Environmental group plans to roller blade across Canada throughout the summer

Zach Choboter, a former Aldergrove resident, is rollerblading across Canada to raise awareness for bees. (Special to The Star).
Dr. David Paton of Paton and Martin Vet Services in Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)

Founder of Aldergrove-based horse clinic urges province to vaccinate vets

Dr. David Paton said he is considered an essential service but is not yet eligible for COVID shot

Dr. David Paton of Paton and Martin Vet Services in Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)
Pickles the pig celebrates Easter at Happy Herd Animal Sanctuary. (Happy Herd/Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: Happy Herd hams it up for Easter

Aldergrove animal sanctuary dressed up the critters with bunny ears

Pickles the pig celebrates Easter at Happy Herd Animal Sanctuary. (Happy Herd/Special to The Star)
Fox and Hounds Pub and Restaurant in Aldergrove is closed to indoor dining. (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove restaurants face tough April during COVID-19 “circuit breaker”

Local restaurant owners are dealing with a second shutdown of indoor dining

Fox and Hounds Pub and Restaurant in Aldergrove is closed to indoor dining. (Aldergrove Star files)
Homeless kittens rescued by TinyKittens in 2017. The group has had success in multiple local feral cat colonies in the last year. (TinyKittens/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

TinyKittens sees success in saving feral cat colonies

Trap, neuter, and release has been successful

Homeless kittens rescued by TinyKittens in 2017. The group has had success in multiple local feral cat colonies in the last year. (TinyKittens/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Meg Jordan of LEPS harvested fruit during the 2016 Langley Community Harvest. (LEPS)

Harvest for Langley community to start in June

LEPS is beginning its Community Harvest program this summer

  • Apr 2, 2021
Meg Jordan of LEPS harvested fruit during the 2016 Langley Community Harvest. (LEPS)
Bebop, a pot-bellied pig found wandering in Langley, is heading to a new home after a stay at the Langley Animal Protection Society’s shelter in Aldergrove. (Happy Herd/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Lost Langley pig finds forever home after time at LAPS shelter

Bebop spent some of his time at the shelter learning to do tricks

Bebop, a pot-bellied pig found wandering in Langley, is heading to a new home after a stay at the Langley Animal Protection Society’s shelter in Aldergrove. (Happy Herd/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Pacific Junior Hockey League has decided to cancel the rest of the 2020-‘21 season, a move the Aldergrove Kodiaks coach called ‘unfortunate’ (Jody Harris file photo)

PJHL decision to cancel season called ‘unfortunate’ by Aldergrove Kodiaks coach

Team was in first place in its cohort when the announcement was made

The Pacific Junior Hockey League has decided to cancel the rest of the 2020-‘21 season, a move the Aldergrove Kodiaks coach called ‘unfortunate’ (Jody Harris file photo)
Langley Township mayor Jack Froese (L), Aldergrove Credit Union board chair Bev Dornan, branch manager Christina Hopkins and Aldergrove Credit Union CEO Gus Hartl officially opened the ACU’s newest branch in Willoughby on Sturday, March 27 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township mayor Jack Froese (L), Aldergrove Credit Union board chair Bev Dornan, branch manager Christina Hopkins and Aldergrove Credit Union CEO Gus Hartl officially opened the ACU’s newest branch in Willoughby on Sturday, March 27 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)