Sarah Grochowski

Holly, from Langley, sped down the SouthRidge Speedway in Murrayville this past weekend, followed closely behind by the rest of her family. (SouthRidge/Special to the Advance Times)

$2,700 raised at SouthRidge Speedway’s first two weekends of helping Langley condo fire victims

Time slots available this Friday and Saturday for more family, friend groups to race

Holly, from Langley, sped down the SouthRidge Speedway in Murrayville this past weekend, followed closely behind by the rest of her family. (SouthRidge/Special to the Advance Times)
Pet rabbits were vaccinated from RHDV2 by Langley’s Apex Animal Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 23. (Rabbitats Rescue Society/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Pet rabbits were vaccinated from RHDV2 by Langley’s Apex Animal Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 23. (Rabbitats Rescue Society/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
A 3.8-kilometre cable barrier was constructed by U.S. crews along Boundary Road at the U.S.-Canada border across from Aldergrove and Abbotsford last week, on Aug. 18 and 19. (Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)

New U.S.-Canada border fence unlawful, argues Blaine immigration lawyer

‘If anybody should be putting up a wall it is the Canadian government’: Len Saunders

A 3.8-kilometre cable barrier was constructed by U.S. crews along Boundary Road at the U.S.-Canada border across from Aldergrove and Abbotsford last week, on Aug. 18 and 19. (Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)
The Aldergrove Kodiaks are heading back onto Aldergrove ice this September, readying to play their first league match to start off a new season by the end of the month. (Aldergrove Star files)

Kodiaks prepare to step back onto Aldergrove ice

After last season’s PJHL championship was ‘washed’ due to COVID-19, the bears have ‘unfinished business’

The Aldergrove Kodiaks are heading back onto Aldergrove ice this September, readying to play their first league match to start off a new season by the end of the month. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove library opens with new social distancing measures, 15-guest capacity

Aldergrove library opens with new social distancing measures, 15-guest capacity

The FVRL branch is one of 25 locations that reopened to the public Aug. 4

Aldergrove library opens with new social distancing measures, 15-guest capacity
The late founding Aldergrove Rotary president, Brian Thomasson, is hoped to be honoured with a memorial bench in Aldergrove where he enacted many positive changes throughout the years. (Aldergrove Star files)

Brian’s bench in Aldergrove sought as tribute to ‘true friend’

Late Rotary president, Brian Thomasson, served the Aldergrove community for decades

The late founding Aldergrove Rotary president, Brian Thomasson, is hoped to be honoured with a memorial bench in Aldergrove where he enacted many positive changes throughout the years. (Aldergrove Star files)
(Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)

Metal fence erected along U.S.-Canadian backroad border amid COVID ‘loophole’ meet-ups

Work on the Lynden fence began Tuesday and continued into Wednesday

(Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)
(Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove pool reopens for public swim this Wednesday

Pools at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre (ACUCC) will reopen to…

(Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)
Prepared by an executive chef, LAPS’ “Gala-in-a-Box” is to include a three-course meal and wine pairing hand-delivered to doorsteps in Langley Aug. 26 (LAPS photo)

LAPS staff think ‘outside the box’ to provide this year’s Gala-in-a-Box

The animal welfare agency wants to see ‘Dreams Come True’ in Langley with $70,000 fundraising goal

Prepared by an executive chef, LAPS’ “Gala-in-a-Box” is to include a three-course meal and wine pairing hand-delivered to doorsteps in Langley Aug. 26 (LAPS photo)
Staff have remained the same at the 28728 Fraser Hwy. store but the banner name has changed from Ace Hardware, to Rona. (Rona/Special to the Star)

Aberdeen’s Ace Hardware store unveils itself as newest Rona location

Staff marked the grand opening Aug. 13 with four days of sales

Staff have remained the same at the 28728 Fraser Hwy. store but the banner name has changed from Ace Hardware, to Rona. (Rona/Special to the Star)
(LAPS/Special to the Star)

Abandoned dog gets a ‘second chance’ after seven months in Aldergrove shelter

English mastiff Baloo was adopted and taken home Aug. 6, after seven months in the shelter

(LAPS/Special to the Star)
Map of the Langley East electoral riding. (Elections BC/Website)

Langley East candidates seeking Liberal nomination emerge on social media

Including Langley Township Councillor Margaret Kunst and telecom professional Miranda Wemyss

Map of the Langley East electoral riding. (Elections BC/Website)
‘Help council decide’ interim use for Alder Inn site after demolition: Township

‘Help council decide’ interim use for Alder Inn site after demolition: Township

The building in downtown Aldergrove was decided to be demolished at a July 13 meeting

‘Help council decide’ interim use for Alder Inn site after demolition: Township
(Red Door Events/Special to the Advance Times)

Summerset keeping ‘live music alive’ with weekly outdoor concerts at Fort Langley eatery

Sundays in August will see a ticketed audience of no more than 50 seated with social distance

(Red Door Events/Special to the Advance Times)
Postcards from kids in Aldergrove to uplift isolated seniors amidst COVID

Postcards from kids in Aldergrove to uplift isolated seniors amidst COVID

United Way launched Intergenerational Postcard Club in August, matching up kids with older pen pals

Postcards from kids in Aldergrove to uplift isolated seniors amidst COVID
Southridge Fellowship church pastor Paul Olson, formerly of Maple Ridge, is leading the charge for humanitarian assistance in the aftermath of another condominium fire – this time in Langley. (Southridge/Special to the Star)

Langley church donates $10,000 for Madison Place families left homeless after condo fire

‘When this one happened it was almost like deja vu,’ says pastor Paul Olson of SouthRidge church

Southridge Fellowship church pastor Paul Olson, formerly of Maple Ridge, is leading the charge for humanitarian assistance in the aftermath of another condominium fire – this time in Langley. (Southridge/Special to the Star)
Among two other grizzly cubs named by the public, the third was recently named Henry, in honour of B.C.’s top doctor. (Greater Vancouver Zoo/B.C. Government photos)

B.C. zoo names new grizzly cub ‘Henry’ in honour of Dr. Bonnie Henry

The top doctor’s surname was chosen from a list of around 6,600 entries to Greater Vancouver Zoo

Among two other grizzly cubs named by the public, the third was recently named Henry, in honour of B.C.’s top doctor. (Greater Vancouver Zoo/B.C. Government photos)
The Critter Care face coverings come in otter, black bear, raccoon, and fawn designs. (Critter Care/Website)

Langley’s Critter Care now selling face masks of the animals they rescue

Wildlife centre launches online swag store mid-pandemic to help fund its rescues

The Critter Care face coverings come in otter, black bear, raccoon, and fawn designs. (Critter Care/Website)
Michelle Buchan’s dog Meelah was rescued by Langley City firefighters (one of whom is pictured) in the hours after her condo building was ravaged by fire on July 17.

Displaced tenant ‘heartbroken’ after Langley City condo robbed after fire

Wedding rings of Michelle Buchan’s have since been recovered, but much is still missing

Michelle Buchan’s dog Meelah was rescued by Langley City firefighters (one of whom is pictured) in the hours after her condo building was ravaged by fire on July 17.
(Sarah Grochowski photo)

Heavy police response at Aldergrove army base after single-vehicle incident

Vehicle rolled over into ditch near 40 Avenue on 272 Street Sunday afternoon

(Sarah Grochowski photo)