Aldergrove

Taveena Kum jumps rope for Shortreed Elementary. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Shortreed students get active after boxers share inspiring jump rope videos

Annual Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Jump Rope For Heart day happened Friday, April 30

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Black Press Media)

Ryan’s Regards: Climate change pledges leaves out rural population

It would seem the Trudeau government doesn’t understand the Canadian landscape

 

Susan Davidson is a farmer and has been a resident of the collective since 1980. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove farming collective pivots to markets and produce boxes during COVID

Fraser Common Farm has been growing greens under Glorious Organics name since mid-1980s

 

Some of the banners that students at Shortreed Community Elementary and Parkside Centennial Elementary drew for the Aldergrove Business Association. (Special to The Star)

Elementary student banners cover Aldergrove with messages of kindness

Business Association led project with dozens of messages and drawings made at Parkside and Shortreed

Some of the banners that students at Shortreed Community Elementary and Parkside Centennial Elementary drew for the Aldergrove Business Association. (Special to The Star)
D.W. Poppy Secondary is the latest school added to Fraser Health’s list of school exposures in Langley. (Google)

D.W. Poppy Secondary School member tests positive for COVID-19

As of Thursday, there were 16 Langley District schools on Fraser Health’s exposure list

D.W. Poppy Secondary is the latest school added to Fraser Health’s list of school exposures in Langley. (Google)
People can find tips on how to avoid human-bear interaction online. (Black Press Media file)

Walker cautions Langley park users to be bear aware after sighting

Metro Vancouver spokesperson said it is not a common occurrence to see bears in that area

People can find tips on how to avoid human-bear interaction online. (Black Press Media file)
125-year-old Douglas Fir was cut down in Aldergrove. (Carleigh Johnston/Special to the Star)

Aldergrove resident calls for protection of Sawmill Trail ecosystem

Starting May 6, residents can complete a survey on why trees and woodlands are important to them

125-year-old Douglas Fir was cut down in Aldergrove. (Carleigh Johnston/Special to the Star)
Downtown Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove Business Association board to shop local for 30 days

From May 15 to June 15, every single purchase by participants must be made in Aldergrove

Downtown Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)
A mattress was dumped on the front porch of the Alder Grove Heritage Society. (Tami Quiring/Special to The Star)

Old mattress dumped on Alder Grove Heritage Society’s front porch

Purple graffiti had previously been written on the historic Telephone Museum’s porch fence last fall

A mattress was dumped on the front porch of the Alder Grove Heritage Society. (Tami Quiring/Special to The Star)
Acts of Kindness Extreme Home Repair is about to get underway with the Murphy family receiving mucn-needed upgrades between April 30 and May 24. (AOK/Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove charity’s Extreme Home Repair project gets underway

Acts of Kindness is repairing Ken and Sandra Murphy’s home with the help of donors and volunteers

Acts of Kindness Extreme Home Repair is about to get underway with the Murphy family receiving mucn-needed upgrades between April 30 and May 24. (AOK/Special to The Star)
BC Finance Minister Selina Robinson. (Black Press Media files)

B.C. Finance Minister calls Aldergrove’s MLA budget criticism ‘inaccurate’

Abbotsford South MLA Bruce Banman took issue with the recently announced provincial budget

BC Finance Minister Selina Robinson. (Black Press Media files)
Jocelyn Titus, founder of Earth Ninjas, picks garbage along Fraser Highway in Aldergrove on Earth Day. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove Earth Ninja reaches goal after 4-day cleanup along Fraser Highway

Jocelyn Titus picked trash from April 22 to 25 with the help of volunteers and local supporters

Jocelyn Titus, founder of Earth Ninjas, picks garbage along Fraser Highway in Aldergrove on Earth Day. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Tako van Popta, MP for Langley-Aldergrove. (file photo)
Tako van Popta, MP for Langley-Aldergrove. (file photo)
Rotarian Andrew Brumby. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove Rotarians ride to repair bikes

Travis Strain and Andrew Brumby will put their wheels to the pavement for a 100K + Century Ride.

Rotarian Andrew Brumby. (Special to The Star)
Seniors spent the morning packaging seeds at the BC Farm Museum. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Volunteers assembled 600 Seeds for Seniors bags to be gifted around Aldergrove community

PHOTOS: Dr. Bonnie Henry blend of seeds instructs planters to ‘bee kind, bee calm, bee safe’

Seniors spent the morning packaging seeds at the BC Farm Museum. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Bill Brar, co-owner of Canadian Valley Growers in Aldergrove, holds a sprouting Impatiens flower. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Langley greenhouse grows lettuce 30% faster with LED lighting

Aldergrove’s Canadian Valley Growers produces 50,000 heads of three different varieties per week

Bill Brar, co-owner of Canadian Valley Growers in Aldergrove, holds a sprouting Impatiens flower. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Jocelyn Titus, founder of Earth Ninjas, picks garbage along Fraser Highway in Aldergrove on Earth Day. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Too much litter makes Aldergrove resident bitter

Jocelyn Titus is picking litter from April 22 to 25, and encouraged residents to come out and help

Jocelyn Titus, founder of Earth Ninjas, picks garbage along Fraser Highway in Aldergrove on Earth Day. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Langley schools and one Aldergrove business have recorded COVID-19 exposures. (CDC file photo)

COVID-19 exposure alert issued for Langley barbershop and schools

Fraser Health advises anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 to get tested

Langley schools and one Aldergrove business have recorded COVID-19 exposures. (CDC file photo)
Abbotsford South MLA Bruce Banman’s riding includes Aldergrove. (Black Press Media files)

‘The budget B.C. was hoping for is not there’: Aldergrove’s MLA

Liberal MLA Bruce Banman said new provincial budget has little for residents

Abbotsford South MLA Bruce Banman’s riding includes Aldergrove. (Black Press Media files)
Jocelyn Titus is cleaning Fraser Highway in a four-day garbage pick along Fraser Highway. (Jocelyn Titus/Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Four-day cleanup for Earth Day happening along Fraser Highway in Aldergrove

Earth Ninjas are picking litter from April 22 to 25, and residents are encouraged to help

Jocelyn Titus is cleaning Fraser Highway in a four-day garbage pick along Fraser Highway. (Jocelyn Titus/Special to The Star)