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A farm in rural Aldergrove on 264 Street. (Mariana Aramburu/Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: Barns, silos, and mountains make up Aldergrove landscape

Hot weather and clear skies make for some great views around the countryside

A farm in rural Aldergrove on 264 Street. (Mariana Aramburu/Special to The Star)
Jody Mangat’s charity baseball team is gearing up to play again in a tournament to fight cancer on Aug. 28 and 29. (Special to The Star)

Charity poker and softball tournaments will help Aldergrove families struggling with cancer

Mangat family is looking to make up for lost time and funds after COVID cancelled annual fundraiser

Jody Mangat’s charity baseball team is gearing up to play again in a tournament to fight cancer on Aug. 28 and 29. (Special to The Star)
Aldergrove's "bee blader" Zach Choboter broke the world record of Longest Continuous Journey on Rollerblades. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Aldergrove man sets world record for longest continuous journey on rollerblades

At 8597 kilometers, Zach Choboter surpassed the current record as he makes his way across Canada

Aldergrove's "bee blader" Zach Choboter broke the world record of Longest Continuous Journey on Rollerblades. (Special to The Star)
Fraser Valley Regional Library branches are extending hours at select branches. (Black Press Media files)

Evening hours to be extended at most Fraser Valley Regional Library locations

Langley, Muriel Arnason, Murrayville, and Aldergrove open Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Fraser Valley Regional Library branches are extending hours at select branches. (Black Press Media files)
Lytton Hospital amid a fast-moving wildfire that sparked June 30, 2021. (Ken White/Facebook)

Aldergrove Lions donate $5,000 to Lytton wildfire relief

Funds raised through community spaghetti dinners will be matched by an international fund

Lytton Hospital amid a fast-moving wildfire that sparked June 30, 2021. (Ken White/Facebook)
A cow was out for a stroll all on his lonesome on 24 Ave between 264 and 256 Streets on Tuesday. (Lisa Vinette/Special to The Star)

PHOTO: Just keep on mooooving

A cow was out for a stroll all on his lonesome on 24 Ave between 264 and 256 Streets on Tuesday

A cow was out for a stroll all on his lonesome on 24 Ave between 264 and 256 Streets on Tuesday. (Lisa Vinette/Special to The Star)
Henry requires extensive medical treatment including an ultrasound, biopsy and an ACL repair surgery through Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Henry needs help paying for $5,000 surgery

Langley Animal Protection Society took in an injured dog requiring extensive ACL repair work

Henry requires extensive medical treatment including an ultrasound, biopsy and an ACL repair surgery through Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)
Sonya from Aldergrove Financial and Patsy of the Aldergrove Community Garden committee proudly show off their lettuce harvested for the Aldergrove Food Bank. (Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove community gardeners grow veggies for food bank

Fresh greens have been donated courtesy of Aldergrove Financial and garden committee members

Sonya from Aldergrove Financial and Patsy of the Aldergrove Community Garden committee proudly show off their lettuce harvested for the Aldergrove Food Bank. (Special to The Star)
Several team members of the Fraser Valley Bandits will be helping out during the final weekend of in-person tickets sales for Rotary’s 50/50 Mega draw. (Special to The Star)

Fraser Valley Bandits come to help net more coin for Rotary lottery’s final weekend

Jackpot has officially surpassed $200,000 with deadline happening at midnight on Sunday Aug. 15

Several team members of the Fraser Valley Bandits will be helping out during the final weekend of in-person tickets sales for Rotary’s 50/50 Mega draw. (Special to The Star)
Those ages 19 and over enjoyed beverages while they waded in the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience’s wave pool in the summer of 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)

Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience announces return of Sip n’ Dip events in Aldergrove

Adults get a turn to splash around with a drink in hand, Aug. 17, 24, and 31 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m

Those ages 19 and over enjoyed beverages while they waded in the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience’s wave pool in the summer of 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Doug Wells directed traffic. (Black Press Media files)

ROAD WORK: Construction to slow 30A Avenue traffic in Aldergrove until October

Road work occurs on 30A Ave from 260 to 262 Streets and from 30A Avenue to Fraser Highway

Doug Wells directed traffic. (Black Press Media files)
Though many border crossings reported hour-long wait times as U.S. citizens make their way into Canada on Monday, Aug. 9, the Aldergrove crossing saw relatively low traffic. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Vaccinated travellers from the United States make their way into Canada through Aldergrove

Canadian border crossings reopened to American citizens and permanent residents, Aug. 9

Though many border crossings reported hour-long wait times as U.S. citizens make their way into Canada on Monday, Aug. 9, the Aldergrove crossing saw relatively low traffic. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Editor and columnist Ryan Uytdewilligen. (Mariana Aramburu/Special to The Star)

Ryan’s Regards: So long, farewell, thanks for the dream come true

Editor and columnist Ryan Uytdewilligen departing newspaper after two-and-a-half years

Editor and columnist Ryan Uytdewilligen. (Mariana Aramburu/Special to The Star)
Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association president Lynn Moseley gives the non-profit’s horses a treat. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Helping and healing at Aldergrove’s Valley Therapeutic

Equestrian association is keeping busy with visits and appointments throughout summer

Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association president Lynn Moseley gives the non-profit’s horses a treat. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Volunteers hit the streets of Langley and Aldergrove selling Rotary Lottery tickets. (Aldergrove Star files)

Langley Rotary lottery total nears $175,000 with 10 days left to buy tickets

Volunteers will be selling tickets in person at Otter Co-op and Save-On Foods on Saturday and Sunday

Volunteers hit the streets of Langley and Aldergrove selling Rotary Lottery tickets. (Aldergrove Star files)
From left to right; Cashmere Roder, Alyssa Nielsen, Veronica Cave, Marie Gold, and Karen Long are organizing Taste of Our Town – an event celebrating all things Aldergrove restaurants Aug. 14. (Special to The Star)

Participating Aldergrove restaurants announced for Tastes of our Town

20 establishments taking part in Saturday, Aug. 14 event where people are encouraged to eat local

From left to right; Cashmere Roder, Alyssa Nielsen, Veronica Cave, Marie Gold, and Karen Long are organizing Taste of Our Town – an event celebrating all things Aldergrove restaurants Aug. 14. (Special to The Star)
Suzanne Northcott of Morphology Studio is inviting people to Arts Block Open House on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. (Special to The Star)

Newly transformed Arts Block welcoming Langley to Saturday night open house

Celebrate morphology, the new studio, retail, and online space with artist Suzanne Northcott

Suzanne Northcott of Morphology Studio is inviting people to Arts Block Open House on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. (Special to The Star)
Sue and Ron Vauthrin, self-described ‘rock hounds’ from Aldergrove, were among the vendors at the Fraser Valley Rock and Gem Club 60th annual show in 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)

Club invites public to come rock out at Aldergrove tailgate sale, Sunday, Aug. 15

Fraser Valley Rock & Gem Club holding first in-person event since September of 2019

Sue and Ron Vauthrin, self-described ‘rock hounds’ from Aldergrove, were among the vendors at the Fraser Valley Rock and Gem Club 60th annual show in 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Elyse Dyke helped put a sign in Williams Park warning people not to disturb clay deposits. (Special to The Star)

Langley, don’t play in the clay

Signs have gone up at Williams Park to instruct people not to disturb clay deposits, which harm fish

Elyse Dyke helped put a sign in Williams Park warning people not to disturb clay deposits. (Special to The Star)
People can drop off spare clothing at Aldergrove legion branch #265 on Aug. 7 to support Diabetes Canada. (Aldergrove Star files)

Diabetes Canada accepting spare clothes at Aldergrove legion Saturday, Aug. 7

100 years of insulin commemorated with 100 curbside clothing dropoff locations

People can drop off spare clothing at Aldergrove legion branch #265 on Aug. 7 to support Diabetes Canada. (Aldergrove Star files)