Christmas tree

One-third of Christmas tree fires start in January, according to the National Fire Protection Association. (Unsplash photo)

Christmas tree still up? So is your fire risk

Dry Christmas trees pose fire hazard, fire safety experts warn B.C. residents

 

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Give your Christmas tree back to the wild by leaving it outside: nature conservancy

The trees can be a great benefit to local wildlife

  • Dec 29, 2020

 

Sparke the Christmas Light’s mysterious backstory has been revealed after the creator Donald Shupe reached out to The News.

Do you remember Sparkle the Christmas Light?

Creator of popular 80s/90s light discusses item’s origin, wants to see it revived

 

A 27-foot Christmas tree was decorated on Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the vacant lot where the Alder Inn used to stand. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Downtown Aldergrove lit up by 27-foot Christmas tree

Business Association urges residents to decorate fence with red ribbons and family traditions

A 27-foot Christmas tree was decorated on Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the vacant lot where the Alder Inn used to stand. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
A small tree topped with a bow was standing out front of the vacant lot where the Alder Inn used to stand. It will be replaced with a much larger one, thanks to Langley Township councillors Bob Long and Petrina Arnason, who convinced a majority to approve a 27-foot tall tree at the Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 council meeting (Shirley Sawatsky/Aldergrove Star files)

27-foot-tall Christmas tree approved for former Alder Inn site

Township council funds 27-foot tree on lot where Aldergrove hotel once stood

A small tree topped with a bow was standing out front of the vacant lot where the Alder Inn used to stand. It will be replaced with a much larger one, thanks to Langley Township councillors Bob Long and Petrina Arnason, who convinced a majority to approve a 27-foot tall tree at the Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 council meeting (Shirley Sawatsky/Aldergrove Star files)
A family emerged with a purchase at the Tannenbaum Tree Farm at 5398 252 St in Aldergrove on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Christmas tree season is off to an early start, Aldergrove family farm reports

People are ‘bored’ with staying home due to COVID-19 and want to decorate early, farm owner believes

A family emerged with a purchase at the Tannenbaum Tree Farm at 5398 252 St in Aldergrove on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Ash and Lisa Van carry a freshly cut Christmas tree while wearing personal protective masks at a Christmas Tree Farm in Egbert, Ontario, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Cole Burston

‘Everyone wants a tree and they want it now’: Christmas tree sales on pace for record

Anticipated demand for Christmas trees has sparked a rush by some to purchase more trees wholesale

Ash and Lisa Van carry a freshly cut Christmas tree while wearing personal protective masks at a Christmas Tree Farm in Egbert, Ontario, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Cole Burston
Tammi Hall and Diana Brum, owners of Short & Sweet Patisserie and Bakery, decorate their entry in the Museum of Surrey’s 2020 Cloverdale Christmas Tree Festival. The second annual tree-decorating contest runs Dec. 1 to 18. (Photo submitted)

Xmas tree fest back at Museum of Surrey in Cloverdale

Annual Christmas craft market goes virtual

Tammi Hall and Diana Brum, owners of Short & Sweet Patisserie and Bakery, decorate their entry in the Museum of Surrey’s 2020 Cloverdale Christmas Tree Festival. The second annual tree-decorating contest runs Dec. 1 to 18. (Photo submitted)
Merry Christmas! (Langley Advance Times files)

A Christmas fable, continued

Jim McGregor finishes his story of a hardscrabble Christmas in Langley

Merry Christmas! (Langley Advance Times files)
Casey Duncan, who went out recently to cut this year’s tree with his family, has a fundraising tree chip event Jan. 6 and 7. Call to arrange pickup on those dates. (Submitted)

Langley realtor hosts Christmas tree pick-up event Jan. 6 and 7

Donations will go to the BC Cancer Foundation.

Casey Duncan, who went out recently to cut this year’s tree with his family, has a fundraising tree chip event Jan. 6 and 7. Call to arrange pickup on those dates. (Submitted)
Tree chipping events, such as the Ride 2 Survive fundraiser, support a variety of causes and groups. (Brian Thornburn photo)

Langley Christmas tree chipping event a win-win for residents and fundraiser

An upcoming event supports a Ride 2 Survive participant.

Tree chipping events, such as the Ride 2 Survive fundraiser, support a variety of causes and groups. (Brian Thornburn photo)
Langley chips in: Christmas tree chipping events start Dec. 30

Langley chips in: Christmas tree chipping events start Dec. 30

There’s drop off and pick up tree chipping events around the community.

  • Dec 28, 2017
Langley chips in: Christmas tree chipping events start Dec. 30
Peter Bladt, owner of Armstrong Creek Christmas Tree Farm, holds the branches of a Nordmann Fir at his farm on 190th Street. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Cloverdale’s only Christmas tree farmer says, ‘It’s not as easy as people think’

Running a Christmas tree farm has an element of science, an element of good stress relief

Peter Bladt, owner of Armstrong Creek Christmas Tree Farm, holds the branches of a Nordmann Fir at his farm on 190th Street. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Langley RCMP would like to return your machete

Langley RCMP would like to return your machete

A found machete, stolen Christmas trees and some property crimes are being publicized by local police.

Langley RCMP would like to return your machete
VIDEO: Fort Langley tree lighting shows village is ready for the holidays

VIDEO: Fort Langley tree lighting shows village is ready for the holidays

Lots of families took part in the annual tree lighting ceremony at the community hall.

VIDEO: Fort Langley tree lighting shows village is ready for the holidays