Aldergrove

Aldergrove Regional Park. (Aldergrove Star files)

Fire danger rating ‘extreme’ in Aldergrove Regional Park

Metro Vancouver raised the level on July 28 amid onset of heat wave

 

Aldergrove resident Isaiah Groom participated in the Aldergrove community garage sale in 2019 out of his family home. Within the first few hours of selling his wares he accumulated over $100 in sales. (Aldergrove Star files)

Mass Aldergrove garage sale rolling out treasures for third year

Residents encouraged to buy or sell items on Saturday, Aug. 21

 

Unrestricted dine-in options have been back at restaurants around Aldergrove for a month, and people – and staff– are returning in droves. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove restaurants actively looking for servers and staff

Thousands of restaurants across North America are understaffed and struggling to keep up with demand

 

Angelica Arbic is selling flowers in downtown Aldergrove on Fridays and Saturdays all summer. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Florist arranges stand in downtown Aldergrove

Angelica Arbic is selling flowers through her company, Styled by Wild, in front of the General Store

Angelica Arbic is selling flowers in downtown Aldergrove on Fridays and Saturdays all summer. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Happy Herd recently held a yoga session, where participants did their workout alongside some friendly turkeys, chickens, and pigs – including Lucy. (Shailee Shah/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Up for some unique yoga companions?

Aldergrove’s Happy Herd animal sanctuary hosts exercise classes with pigs and turkeys

  • Jul 26, 2021
Happy Herd recently held a yoga session, where participants did their workout alongside some friendly turkeys, chickens, and pigs – including Lucy. (Shailee Shah/Special to Black Press Media)
Woodworker Wally Martin used lumber from the former Alder Inn to craft a mural that honours the buildings history. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/The Star)

Woodworker honours Alder Inn with mural made from reclaimed lumber

Wally Martin and Jackie Knauer unveiled artwork that pays tribute to hotel’s heyday

Woodworker Wally Martin used lumber from the former Alder Inn to craft a mural that honours the buildings history. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/The Star)
Aldergrove plaza – the former site of the Alder Inn – will be the location for Tastes of Our Town. (Aldergrove Star files)

Business association gives Aldergrove a taste of the town

Eat local event encourages people to order takeout and dine at new plaza on Saturday, Aug. 14

Aldergrove plaza – the former site of the Alder Inn – will be the location for Tastes of Our Town. (Aldergrove Star files)
(Aldergrove Star files)

Motorcyclist in grave condition after crashing with boat Thursday evening

Bike and Kia Sorento pulling a boat collided at the intersection of 256th Street and 64th Avenue

(Aldergrove Star files)
Einstein has been with LAPS for more than one year and is looking for his fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Winner chosen for record-breaking LAPS Dream Vacation Lottery

$30,645 was raised for Aldergrove shelter, while Fredrick William will enjoy a $5,000 prize

Einstein has been with LAPS for more than one year and is looking for his fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)
Six-year-old Aldergrove resident Kinsley Moore has taken to cleaning up the streets with BBQ tongs and garbage bags. (Chelsea Moore/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove child tackles trash armed with shopping bags and barbecue tongs

Kinsley Moore grew tired of the garbage on her morning walks with Mom and decided to do something

Six-year-old Aldergrove resident Kinsley Moore has taken to cleaning up the streets with BBQ tongs and garbage bags. (Chelsea Moore/Special to The Star)
(Aldergrove Star files)

Two taken to hospital after collision involving stolen vehicle in Aldergrove

Police were called to the intersection of 244th Street and Robertson Cres. at 5:45 p.m. on July 20

(Aldergrove Star files)
Fraser Health is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the Aldergrove FreshCo from 12-4 p.m. (Fraser Health/Twitter)

TODAY: Fraser Health to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Aldergrove

Public invited to stop at Mobile Vaccine Bus on location at FreshCo

Fraser Health is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the Aldergrove FreshCo from 12-4 p.m. (Fraser Health/Twitter)
Aldergrove resident Georgene VanDelft, seen here meeting U.S. relatives along the border on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, isn’t optimistic about the Prime Minister’s suggestion the U.S. – Canada border could be reopened soon. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove resident separated from U.S. relatives not optimistic about border reopening

Georgene VanDelft thinks system could be overwhelmed if testing requirements are not eased

Aldergrove resident Georgene VanDelft, seen here meeting U.S. relatives along the border on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, isn’t optimistic about the Prime Minister’s suggestion the U.S. – Canada border could be reopened soon. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Einstein – one of Langley Animal Protection Society’s animals looking for their fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)

Last chance to purchase Dream Vacation lottery tickets through LAPS

Langley Animal Protection Society’s annual fundraiser will have a winner on Saturday, July 17

Einstein – one of Langley Animal Protection Society’s animals looking for their fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)
Langley Township firefighters attended a rural fire in Aldergrove on Friday, July 9. (Langley Advance Times files)

Suspect arrested after trailer burns in rural Aldergrove

Police say the man may have mental health issues that need treatment

Langley Township firefighters attended a rural fire in Aldergrove on Friday, July 9. (Langley Advance Times files)
Andy Bhatti hosts a celebrity fundraiser with Dallas Smith, Theo Fleury, and former Vancouver Canucks. (Special to The Star)

Langley’s Dallas Smith to perform at annual Home-Run Derby on July 22

Organized by addictions councilor Andy Bhatti, the virtual event raises awareness for mental health

Andy Bhatti hosts a celebrity fundraiser with Dallas Smith, Theo Fleury, and former Vancouver Canucks. (Special to The Star)
Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association (VTEA) in Aldergrove is looking for volunteers, new and old, to lend a hand. (Special to The Star)

Return of clients creates volunteer need for Aldergrove therapeutic riding non-profit

Easing of COVID-19 restrictions brings Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association back to full speed

Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association (VTEA) in Aldergrove is looking for volunteers, new and old, to lend a hand. (Special to The Star)
Donations to Cops For Cancer totalled more than $1,000 after a one-day fundraiser at the Save-On-Foods store on Fraser Highway at 264th Street on Saturday, July 10. Donations were accepted by Aux. Const. Liz Gilbert (left), paramedic John Esau (centre), and Aux. Const. Amy Kelly (right). (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: One-day donation drive in Aldergrove nets $1,000 to fight childhood cancers

Cops For Cancer Tour de Valley team preparing for five-day September ride

Donations to Cops For Cancer totalled more than $1,000 after a one-day fundraiser at the Save-On-Foods store on Fraser Highway at 264th Street on Saturday, July 10. Donations were accepted by Aux. Const. Liz Gilbert (left), paramedic John Esau (centre), and Aux. Const. Amy Kelly (right). (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Justine Nagra shows off the logo for her workout organization PowHERful Movement. (Dekko U Studio/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove kinesiologist empowers women to feel strong and safe during workouts

The PowHERful Movement aims to help girls lift weights in encouraging, male-free environment

Justine Nagra shows off the logo for her workout organization PowHERful Movement. (Dekko U Studio/Special to The Star)
Before the pandemic, the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley team gathered in White Rock. Dozens of officers are fundraising now for the annual event. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

Aldergrove fundraiser benefits Maple Ridge camp for kids with cancer

Rider Amy Kelly is working with a local gourmet perogie maker

Before the pandemic, the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley team gathered in White Rock. Dozens of officers are fundraising now for the annual event. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)