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Red tailed hawk poses in Hattie Hogeterp's back yard.

Hawk Eye

Aldergrove Star reader Hattie Hogeterp captured a photo of this beautiful red tailed hawk nestled in trees in her backyard.

Red tailed hawk poses in Hattie Hogeterp's back yard.
Local 4-H junior speech competitors Trinity Bodenchuk (honourable mention)

Well Spoken 4-H’ers

Local 4-H junior speech competitors Trinity Bodenchuk (honourable mention), Ashley Komish (reserve champion) and Mac Dykeman (champion)

Local 4-H junior speech competitors Trinity Bodenchuk (honourable mention)
The Aldergrove Peewee A1 hockey team is the President Series Playoff Champion.

Aldergrove Peewees are President’s Champions

The Aldergrove Peewee A1 hockey team is the President Series Playoff Champion.

The Aldergrove Peewee A1 hockey team is the President Series Playoff Champion.
Gary Savard

Just a bit of magic at libraries

For Gary Savard, a Chilliwack-based magician, it means pulling off 21 shows in two weeks.

Gary Savard

Saint Patrick’s Bash at Clash @ the Cascades 46

Josh Kwiatowski, a graduate of Aldergrove Secondary School, will box on the semi-main event Friday, March 17 at at Clash @ the Cascades 46.

Doug Hawley

Drive for Cure comes up with cash for LMH

Drive for the Cure Foundation members Doug Hawley and Rob Jeeves presented $22,500 for the purchase of a new colonoscope.

Doug Hawley
The Offspring and Sublime with Rome are coming to Abbotsford this summer.

The Offspring and Sublime with Rome coming to Abbotsford; tickets on sale this week

Pair of legendary punk bands to perform in Abbotsford Centre this summer; tickets go on sale this week

The Offspring and Sublime with Rome are coming to Abbotsford this summer.
Abbotsford's Adam Hadwin celebrates his first ever PGA Tour win on Sunday.

Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin earns first PGA Tour win

Golfer wins at Valspar Championships, qualifies for spot at The Masters

Abbotsford's Adam Hadwin celebrates his first ever PGA Tour win on Sunday.
Over 32 teams are expected to come out for the 2017 tournament.

VIDEO: Stick it to Cancer at UBC on March 18

The Delta Kappa Epsilon Phi Alpha Fraternity is hosting their annual ‘Scott Trapp’ Stick it to Cancer Memorial Ball Hockey Tournament

Over 32 teams are expected to come out for the 2017 tournament.
D.W. Poppy's Pritpaul Johal won the gold medal at the B.C. high school provincial wrestling championships over the weekend in Salmon Arm.

Back-to-back titles for Johal

Langley United Wrestling Club's Pritpaul Johal wins second consecutive provincial wrestling title

D.W. Poppy's Pritpaul Johal won the gold medal at the B.C. high school provincial wrestling championships over the weekend in Salmon Arm.
Display table of Filipino collectables with dancers and attendees in Filipino dress.

World Prayer Day reflects on Phillipines

The Philippines is among the largest migrant countries of origin in the world

Display table of Filipino collectables with dancers and attendees in Filipino dress.
Abbotsford's Hung Nguyen was a big winner at Lotto 649.

Abbotsford man claims $2.3M Lotto prize

Hung Nguyen splits big prize with a two other winning tickets

Abbotsford's Hung Nguyen was a big winner at Lotto 649.
Former Abbotsford mayor George Ferguson is shown here on his farm in 2009.

Legendary former mayor George Ferguson dies at age 91

Ferguson hailed as 'Prince of a Man' who led Abbotsford for more than three decades.

Former Abbotsford mayor George Ferguson is shown here on his farm in 2009.
The Vancouver Giants will wear special Don Cherry jerseys for their home game on March 14 as part of the Kidney Foundation of Canada for Don Cherry Night.

Giants to wear special ‘Don Cherry’ jerseys

March 14 game at Langley Events Centre is part of Kidney Foundation of Canada for Don Cherry Night

The Vancouver Giants will wear special Don Cherry jerseys for their home game on March 14 as part of the Kidney Foundation of Canada for Don Cherry Night.
This March break

Cineplex invites Langley families to spend March Break with Fantastic Beasts and other family favourites

Participating theatres will host matinee screenings of family favourite movies for $2.99 per ticket

This March break
Applications for the BC Culture Days 2017 Ambassador and Awards Program are due March 31.

Applications open for BC Culture Days ambassadors

Deadline to apply is March 31

Applications for the BC Culture Days 2017 Ambassador and Awards Program are due March 31.
Langley actor Madelaine Beckett (left) and Amanda Bennett affectionately greet Charley’s Aunt

Dinner Theatre comes to Langley

Theatre in the Grove's first dinner theatre production, Charley's Aunt, runs March 2-11

Langley actor Madelaine Beckett (left) and Amanda Bennett affectionately greet Charley’s Aunt
Musicians needed for Fraser Valley Concert Series

Musicians needed for Fraser Valley Concert Series

Deadline to apply is Sunday, March 12

Musicians needed for Fraser Valley Concert Series
T-Birds drop pair

T-Birds drop pair

Fraser Valley faces three games in three cities to close BC Major Midget Hockey League season

T-Birds drop pair
Hundreds of British Columbians have died from fentanyl-related overdoses over the last year.

Five overdose deaths in Abbotsford in January

Month one of the deadliest months yet in the city for illicit drug overdoses.

Hundreds of British Columbians have died from fentanyl-related overdoses over the last year.