Aldergrove

Downtown Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove Business Association encouraging clean storefronts with spring contest

$500 goes to the business with the most photos of them sweeping, dusting, or tidying

Downtown Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)
Black Press Media files

Ryan’s Regards: Millennials having a heck of a time with housing

A half-a-million over asking price for Langley home is not promising for first time buyers

Black Press Media files
Four portables are going up at Shortreed while seismic upgrades occur. (Special to The Star)

Four more portables arrive at Shortreed Community Elementary in Aldergrove

Upgrade to be completed in early 2023, furthering student protection in the event of an earthquake

Four portables are going up at Shortreed while seismic upgrades occur. (Special to The Star)
President of the West Coast Fine Arts Show Brian Croft at the last exhibition in September. (Aldergrove Star files)

West Fine Art’s spring show pivots to virtual gallery for first time ever

Exhibition, which raises funds for hungry children, was initially going to be at Aldergrove winery

President of the West Coast Fine Arts Show Brian Croft at the last exhibition in September. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove resident Robert Dyson received his COVID-19 immunization Tuesday, March 23 at Fraser Health’s immunization clinic in Langley. (Steve Ray/Fraser Health/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Getting the needle nothing to worry about, say Aldergrove seniors

Great-grandparents in their 80s get the jab as COVID-19 immunizations ramp up in B.C.

Aldergrove resident Robert Dyson received his COVID-19 immunization Tuesday, March 23 at Fraser Health’s immunization clinic in Langley. (Steve Ray/Fraser Health/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Metro Vancouver is encouraging people to reduce the amount of garbage they generate that ends up in landfills such as this one in Delta. (Black Press Media files)

Aldergrove can help put waste in its place

Spring campaign highlights what items are accepted at transfer station and proper disposal

Metro Vancouver is encouraging people to reduce the amount of garbage they generate that ends up in landfills such as this one in Delta. (Black Press Media files)
Aldergrove resident Trudie Sharp turned 99 last Friday, surrounded by family and red balloons for each year she has been alive. (Barb Sharp/Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove birthday bash filled with 99 red balloons – plus one extra for good luck

Trudie Sharp turned 99 with the help of her family on Friday, March 19

Aldergrove resident Trudie Sharp turned 99 last Friday, surrounded by family and red balloons for each year she has been alive. (Barb Sharp/Special to The Star)
Aldergrove’s Joel Waterman has been named to the roster of the national men’s team (Trinity Western University file)

Aldergrove’s Waterman makes national soccer team roster

Team Canada will play in FIFA qualifier against Bermuda in Orlando, Florida on Thursday, March 25

Aldergrove’s Joel Waterman has been named to the roster of the national men’s team (Trinity Western University file)
Langley Animal Protection Society is in need of volunteers. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove animal shelter in need of walkers, feeders, and general caretakers

Langley Animals Protection Society is looking to fill in shifts for a number of volunteer positions

Langley Animal Protection Society is in need of volunteers. (Special to The Star)
A bunny at Aldor Acres. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Easter is in the air at Aldor Acres

With the start of spring now here, bunnies and chicks on a local farm are being visited by children

A bunny at Aldor Acres. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Cheryl Young, executive director of the Fibromyalgia Wellspring Foundation. (Aldergrove Star files)

‘We love the people here in the community and want to stay,’ says Fibromyalgia Wellspring founder

Foundation’s building in downtown Aldergrove is up for sale, forcing thrift shop to find new location

Cheryl Young, executive director of the Fibromyalgia Wellspring Foundation. (Aldergrove Star files)
(Special to The Star)

Ryan’s Regards: Saying goodbye to the soft hello

There are a variety of different greetings all over Canada, made more difficult by wearing masks

(Special to The Star)
Father and son, Ian and Ethan, toss discs at Aldergrove’s Raptors Knoll course. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Father and son fling frisbees on Friday

Aldergrove’s Raptors Knoll disc golf course is open to the public at 1111 272nd street

Father and son, Ian and Ethan, toss discs at Aldergrove’s Raptors Knoll course. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Clearview Garden Shop is offering hanging baskets, which will help Alder Grove Heritage Society. (Special to The Star)

Hanging basket sales help Alder Grove Heritage Society upgrade ‘historic’ computer

Clearview Garden Shop is donating $7 from each hanging basket sold, now until the end of April

Clearview Garden Shop is offering hanging baskets, which will help Alder Grove Heritage Society. (Special to The Star)
Single-family home prices are rising quickly and governments need to get more involved. (Black Press files)

Our View: Province must take lead on keeping housing affordable

It’s in no one’s best interest for house prices to shoot up 20 per cent a year

Single-family home prices are rising quickly and governments need to get more involved. (Black Press files)
Vancouver-based artist Neil Peter Dyck’s work is on display at Fort Gallery during spring 2021. (Special to The Star)

Vancouver artist’s ‘recent paintings and drawings’ on display at Fort Langley gallery

Neil Peter Dyck exhibit works are ‘a combination of cabin fever, imagination and resourcefulness’

Vancouver-based artist Neil Peter Dyck’s work is on display at Fort Gallery during spring 2021. (Special to The Star)
125-year-old Douglas Fir was cut down in Aldergrove. (Carleigh Johnston/Special to the Star)

More residents sound off about felling of 125-year-old Douglas fir in Aldergrove

‘We have to do better for our environment,’ says Aldergrove resident

125-year-old Douglas Fir was cut down in Aldergrove. (Carleigh Johnston/Special to the Star)
Residents stopped by oOties mini donut truck on Valentine’s Day for free treats courtesy of Jodi Steeves and the VIP Team. (Megan Osborn Hourie/Special to The Star)

Free mini donuts to return to Aldergrove in time for Easter

Courtesy of Jodi Steeves, free treats and a special guest will be on site, Saturday, April 3

Residents stopped by oOties mini donut truck on Valentine’s Day for free treats courtesy of Jodi Steeves and the VIP Team. (Megan Osborn Hourie/Special to The Star)
Langley MP Tako Popta was joined by Bob Zimmer, MP for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies; Tracey Wilson, vice president of Club Outreach Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights (CCFR), and Michael Loberg, general counsel of CCFR for a firearm town hall earlier this money. (Special to The Star)

More than 150 participants join Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta’s virtual town hall

Panelists discussed firearm legislation through Zoom last week

Langley MP Tako Popta was joined by Bob Zimmer, MP for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies; Tracey Wilson, vice president of Club Outreach Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights (CCFR), and Michael Loberg, general counsel of CCFR for a firearm town hall earlier this money. (Special to The Star)
Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-in keeps retro weekends going for spring break

Space Jam, Austin Powers, Clueless, The Lost Boys, and School of Rock play March 19 to 22

Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)