Laurice Gomes

Aldergrove Community Secondary’s hairdressing student volunteers with the Starfish backpacks program. (Special to Aldergrove Star)

Starfish program packing backpacks for Aldergrove families in need

71 backpacks to be filled with nutritious food every week

Aldergrove Community Secondary’s hairdressing student volunteers with the Starfish backpacks program. (Special to Aldergrove Star)
Rotary Club volunteers are selling 50/50 mega draw tickets this weekend in Langley and Aldergrove. (Aldergrove Rotary Club/Special to Aldergrove Star)
Rotary Club volunteers are selling 50/50 mega draw tickets this weekend in Langley and Aldergrove. (Aldergrove Rotary Club/Special to Aldergrove Star)

Langley Rotary Clubs launch 2nd annual 50/50 raffle

This year’s winner could take home up to $200K

Rotary Club volunteers are selling 50/50 mega draw tickets this weekend in Langley and Aldergrove. (Aldergrove Rotary Club/Special to Aldergrove Star)
Rotary Club volunteers are selling 50/50 mega draw tickets this weekend in Langley and Aldergrove. (Aldergrove Rotary Club/Special to Aldergrove Star)
Nine-year-old Amarbir Dhaliwal is representing B.C. at the 35th annual national spelling bee championship on June 12, 2022. (Shinder Dhaliwal/Special to Aldergrove Star)

9-year-old Langley kid represents B.C. in national spelling bee

Amarbir Dhaliwal heads to Toronto for a Canada-wide competition on June 12

Nine-year-old Amarbir Dhaliwal is representing B.C. at the 35th annual national spelling bee championship on June 12, 2022. (Shinder Dhaliwal/Special to Aldergrove Star)
Deb Grey is president of the Royal Canadian Legion’s Aldergrove branch. She shares ‘exciting’ news of renovations and upgrades in the works this year for the local facilities. (Laurice Gomes/Aldergrove Star)

‘We aren’t going anywhere,’ says new Aldergrove legion president

Royal Canadian Legion’s Branch #265 invites community to be a part of changes

Deb Grey is president of the Royal Canadian Legion’s Aldergrove branch. She shares ‘exciting’ news of renovations and upgrades in the works this year for the local facilities. (Laurice Gomes/Aldergrove Star)
Cashmere Roder is one of the organizers for next weekend’s Aldergrove Fun Days, hoping to bring lots of free, family festivities to the community. (Laurice Gomes/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove Fun Days bringing excitement to community, once again

Block Party and Family Fest, on June 4 and 5 respectively, make up weekend of festivities

Cashmere Roder is one of the organizers for next weekend’s Aldergrove Fun Days, hoping to bring lots of free, family festivities to the community. (Laurice Gomes/Aldergrove Star)
Noah Silverman and Yuki Kinoshita demonstrating the use of a Plufl dog bed for humans.
(The University of British Columbia)

2 UBC grads launch pawsitively unique business: Dog beds for people

TikTok, Kickstarter helps launch Plufl,a dog bed that alleviates stress and anxiety in people

Noah Silverman and Yuki Kinoshita demonstrating the use of a Plufl dog bed for humans.
(The University of British Columbia)
(Andre Mouton/Ducks Unlimited Canada)

Wetland habitat loss, climate change putting dragonflies at risk of extinction in B.C.

Out of 6,016 species of dragonflies and damselflies, 16 per cent are at risk of extinction

(Andre Mouton/Ducks Unlimited Canada)
At least 60 Walnut Grove Secondary students spent a couple hours cleaning away invasive species along the Fort-to-Fort Trail in Fort Langley recently. (Special to The News)

Langley high school kids pull their share of weeds

Grade 11 Walnut Grove students pluck invasive species along the Fort-to-Fort Trail

At least 60 Walnut Grove Secondary students spent a couple hours cleaning away invasive species along the Fort-to-Fort Trail in Fort Langley recently. (Special to The News)
Canadian Museum of Flight is welcoming back guests. One of this year’s events will be held on Canada Day, as a tribute to the Queen’s platinum jubilee. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley flight museum pays tribute to Queen’s platinum jubilee

‘Royal’ celebrations and projects across the country funded include local Canada Day festivities

Canadian Museum of Flight is welcoming back guests. One of this year’s events will be held on Canada Day, as a tribute to the Queen’s platinum jubilee. (Langley Advance Times files)