Aldergrove

Supporters cheered on a procession of trucks on Sunday morning, Jan. 23, as they passed through Langley en route to Ottawa to protest vaccine mandates. (Langley Advance Times file)

GoFundMe says funds for ‘freedom convoy’ of B.C. truckers opposed to vaccine mandates will be ‘safely held’

‘Part of our standard process to ensure the protection of all donors’ spokesperson says

 

Michelle Ducket will facilitate one of workshops at Langley Art Council. The council received a $16,600 donation from Telus Friendly Future Foundation. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley youth to get more opportunities as art council receives a generous donation

Funding received through Telus’ Friendly Foundation initiative

 

Gibbles, a four-year old goat rescued from a meat farm, is back to his playful self now that he has a wheelchair to get around the Happy Herd animal sanctuary in Aldergrove. (Shawna Gail/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Gibbles the three-legged goat gets a wheelchair

Good-natured resident of Happy Herd animal sanctuary in Aldergrove is back to his old, playful self

 

Ernie Jantzen, founder of Clothes2U is a retired marketing professional. He has organized multiple clothing drives in Surrey, Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Langley since 2002. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove man hopes to expand his non profit

He organizes clothing drives in multiple cities

Ernie Jantzen, founder of Clothes2U is a retired marketing professional. He has organized multiple clothing drives in Surrey, Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Langley since 2002. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Several hundred demonstrators lined Hwy. 1 and the 264th St. overpass in Aldergrove Sunday morning, Jan, 23, to show support for a convoy of truckers protesting a vaccine mandate. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Several hundred demonstrators lined Hwy. 1 and the 264th St. overpass in Aldergrove Sunday morning, Jan, 23, to show support for a convoy of truckers protesting a vaccine mandate. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Township council debated what to do with the upper left hand property on this map, including future expansions of the ACUCC, at a Jan. 17 meeting. (Township of Langley)

Langley Township council splits on plans for Aldergrove gateway site

Council ultimately voted against accepting a $750,000 federal grant to create a public space

Township council debated what to do with the upper left hand property on this map, including future expansions of the ACUCC, at a Jan. 17 meeting. (Township of Langley)
This image shows a suspect in the knifepoint theft of cigarettes from an Aldergrove 7-Eleven on the morning of Jan. 18, 2022. (Langley RCMP)

Knifepoint robberies hit Langley businesses

Police are looking for the suspect or suspects

This image shows a suspect in the knifepoint theft of cigarettes from an Aldergrove 7-Eleven on the morning of Jan. 18, 2022. (Langley RCMP)
Shirley Sawatsky shared this morning sunrise in the North Otter area of Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

SHARE: Loving the sunrise over North Otter

Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, and it could be featured in a future edition

  • Jan 17, 2022
Shirley Sawatsky shared this morning sunrise in the North Otter area of Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Trappers last played Aldergrove in October. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley/Aldergrove battle to take place on ice today

The game was earlier postponed due to player illness

Langley Trappers last played Aldergrove in October. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley RCMP responded to a dump truck crash on Friday morning. (File image)

Fatal medical emergency causes dump truck crash in Aldergrove

Truck went into ditch off 16th Avenue, road closed

Langley RCMP responded to a dump truck crash on Friday morning. (File image)
A pickup truck burned to a crisp after the driver tried to do doughnuts on an icy Aldergrove street last week. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Aldergrove pickup driver loses vehicle to fire after attempted doughnuts

A stunt on an icy street went awry and led to a blaze

A pickup truck burned to a crisp after the driver tried to do doughnuts on an icy Aldergrove street last week. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Work was underway Tuesday, Nov. 30 on the site of the former Aldergrove Community Arena as it becomes a new seniors housing complex. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Our View: Don’t count real estate chickens before they hatch

If you’re expecting house prices to keep going up forever – don’t

Work was underway Tuesday, Nov. 30 on the site of the former Aldergrove Community Arena as it becomes a new seniors housing complex. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Pam Stadnik (left) and Lizette Etsebeth of the Fairy Godmothers non-profit greeted contributors at their Saturday, Jan. 8, drive-through donation event in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

First outdoor donation drive by Langley’s Fairy Godmother Foundation a ‘huge success’

Non-profit provides dresses, evening wear and accessories to grads

Pam Stadnik (left) and Lizette Etsebeth of the Fairy Godmothers non-profit greeted contributors at their Saturday, Jan. 8, drive-through donation event in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A big snow dump overnight into the morning on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, followed by freezing rain, made for less than ideal driving conditions in Aldergrove and Langley. Despite efforts of clearing crews, some roadways in town were still difficult – even dangerous – to traverse. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Thanks to her snow angels

Advance Times reader shares, ‘it did my heart good to see such kindness’

  • Jan 7, 2022
A big snow dump overnight into the morning on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, followed by freezing rain, made for less than ideal driving conditions in Aldergrove and Langley. Despite efforts of clearing crews, some roadways in town were still difficult – even dangerous – to traverse. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Dave Sharma, owner of Alder Liquor Store, (right) served 33 families and handed out close 80 meal boxes on Christmas Day. (Special to Black Press Media)

Local realtor’s free Christmas, a ‘success’

The Sharma family served 33 families this year, with plans to grow the program next year

Dave Sharma, owner of Alder Liquor Store, (right) served 33 families and handed out close 80 meal boxes on Christmas Day. (Special to Black Press Media)
Kodiaks, seen here during a November regular season game, opened their new season with a double win at the PJHL Winter Classic on Dec. 30 and Jan. 2. (Langley Advance Times file)

Aldergrove Kodiaks triumphant at Winter Classic

A shutout and a ‘gutsy’ short-handed win at PJHL event

Kodiaks, seen here during a November regular season game, opened their new season with a double win at the PJHL Winter Classic on Dec. 30 and Jan. 2. (Langley Advance Times file)
Last winter in Langley was brutally cold and snowy, and Old Man Winter stayed around until March. Township operations speaks about the winter to come and how they are preparing.
Langley Times file photo

Snow cancels school across Langley district

School was already open to a limited number of students due to COVID-19

Last winter in Langley was brutally cold and snowy, and Old Man Winter stayed around until March. Township operations speaks about the winter to come and how they are preparing.
Langley Times file photo
Langley Township fire investigators were on scene Wednesday morning after a Tuesday night fire resulted in the death of three dogs in an Aldergrove home. Firefighters saved three cats with oxygen. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Three dogs dead in Aldergrove fire, cats revived by firefighters

Smoke inhalation is the suspected cause of death of three pets

Langley Township fire investigators were on scene Wednesday morning after a Tuesday night fire resulted in the death of three dogs in an Aldergrove home. Firefighters saved three cats with oxygen. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
One Aldergrove reader was upset with the snow plowing in her neighbourhood. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Richter for ‘president’

Aldergrove woman expresses frustration in her quest for snow removal

  • Jan 4, 2022
One Aldergrove reader was upset with the snow plowing in her neighbourhood. (Langley Advance Times files)
Municipal workers, contractors, and homeowners have had to spend a lot of time lately shovelling and plowing the white stuff, with the unusual amount of snowfall in the Lower Mainland this winter. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Thanks for clearing Aldergrove streets

One area resident is grateful for the efforts of crews to plow and shovel all the snow

  • Jan 4, 2022
Municipal workers, contractors, and homeowners have had to spend a lot of time lately shovelling and plowing the white stuff, with the unusual amount of snowfall in the Lower Mainland this winter. (Langley Advance Times files)