Aldergrove

The BC SPCA is warning pet owners not to leave pets in parked vehicles. (BC SPCA/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove shelter says pets stands for ‘please ensure their safety’

B.C. heat wave prompts warning from LAPS to take extra care of furry friends amid hot weather

The BC SPCA is warning pet owners not to leave pets in parked vehicles. (BC SPCA/Special to The Star)
Aldergrove Community Secondary school held a socially distant graduation ceremony for the class of 2021 on Wednesday, June 23. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove Secondary throws socially distanced graduation

Class of 2021 collected their diplomas on Wednesday via individual ceremonies for families

Aldergrove Community Secondary school held a socially distant graduation ceremony for the class of 2021 on Wednesday, June 23. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Langley Township council is pondering changing the use of the indicated plot from agricultural to industrial. The purple lands are existing industrial lands in the Gloucester Industrial Park, and the dark green areas are ravines and rivers, and the light green areas were set aside for a “golf course” that was never built and remain largely natural. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township council still mulling conversion of rural land to new industrial site

The plan would be the largest expansion of Gloucester Estates in years, if approved

Langley Township council is pondering changing the use of the indicated plot from agricultural to industrial. The purple lands are existing industrial lands in the Gloucester Industrial Park, and the dark green areas are ravines and rivers, and the light green areas were set aside for a “golf course” that was never built and remain largely natural. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Shyama Priya will perform at Aldergrove Plaza on Canada Day. (Black Press Media files)

Aldergrove plaza to host multicultural Canada Day celebration

Kwantlen First Nation and Matsqui peoples will open with a talk before dancing and drum program

Shyama Priya will perform at Aldergrove Plaza on Canada Day. (Black Press Media files)
This black GM Terrain crosses the centre line and collided with an oncoming GMC Acadia in Langley, flipping both vehicles. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Survivors of rollover crash in Langley thank Good Samaritans for coming to their aid

Collision flipped vehicle into a 10-foot ditch on 16th Avenue

This black GM Terrain crosses the centre line and collided with an oncoming GMC Acadia in Langley, flipping both vehicles. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Single Moms Oil Change in 2017. (Aldergrove Star files)

Single Moms Oil Change to be held for first time in more than one year

Free oil change for single parents offered by Acts of Kindness at Church in the Valley on Sunday

Single Moms Oil Change in 2017. (Aldergrove Star files)
Jodi Steeves, president of the Aldergrove Business Association, promotes local shopping. (Special to The Star)

Thirty days of shopping local in Aldergrove proves to be ‘exciting experiment’

Business association members strictly made all purchases in community from May 15 to June 15

Jodi Steeves, president of the Aldergrove Business Association, promotes local shopping. (Special to The Star)
Langley Meals on Wheels new Aldergrove Neighbourhood Hub will be at the former Aldergrove Fire Hall and Milsean Coffee Shop at 2900 272nd Street. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Former Aldergrove Fire Hall to become neighbourhood hub

Township of Langley has leased 2900 272nd Street to Meals on Wheels, where they will operate

Langley Meals on Wheels new Aldergrove Neighbourhood Hub will be at the former Aldergrove Fire Hall and Milsean Coffee Shop at 2900 272nd Street. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Jessica Horst, a volunteer with the Bertrand Creek Enhancement Society, picked Scotch Broom at Jackman Wetlands on Wednesday night. (Lisa Dreves/Special to The Star)

Scotch broom removal a big task six years in the making at Jackman Wetlands

Volunteers filled a truck-full of invasive shrub growing rampant in Aldergrove park

Jessica Horst, a volunteer with the Bertrand Creek Enhancement Society, picked Scotch Broom at Jackman Wetlands on Wednesday night. (Lisa Dreves/Special to The Star)
Shortreed Elementary received $40,000 from the Indigo Love of Reading foundation to purchase new books. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Shortreed one of 30 Canadian schools aided by Indigo’s Love of Reading program

Aldergrove school received $40,000, which will be put towards new books for the library

Shortreed Elementary received $40,000 from the Indigo Love of Reading foundation to purchase new books. (Special to The Star)
Earth Ninja Jocelyn Titus found 3,300 cigarette butts in downtown Aldergrove last weekend. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: 3,300 cigarette butts picked from downtown Aldergrove

Jocelyn Titus led a cleanup on June 12 and said most were found on Fraser near former Elks Hall

Earth Ninja Jocelyn Titus found 3,300 cigarette butts in downtown Aldergrove last weekend. (Special to The Star)
Police closed off 16th Avenue between 232nd and 240th streets in Aldergrove Saturday night at the site of a reported motor vehicle accident. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Police close off 16th Avenue

Fire crews were initially called to a report of a motor vehicle accident

Police closed off 16th Avenue between 232nd and 240th streets in Aldergrove Saturday night at the site of a reported motor vehicle accident. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Jessica Phan and Caleb Kastelein, with Aldergrove’s Cheye Gustafson were cited for showing leadership at the annual University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) Cascades awards for student-athletes. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Jessica Phan and Caleb Kastelein, with Aldergrove’s Cheye Gustafson were cited for showing leadership at the annual University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) Cascades awards for student-athletes. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Stephen Nicol, Langley Secondary science teacher, Amanda Smith, LEPS Agriculture Program coordinator, and Gary Jones, a Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation director and KPU faculty member have been involved in the new Learning Farm. (Black Press Media files)

Otter Co-op donates $25,000 for Langley outdoor learning space

Farm is proposed to include a food forest, an incubator farm, and a solar powered container farm

Stephen Nicol, Langley Secondary science teacher, Amanda Smith, LEPS Agriculture Program coordinator, and Gary Jones, a Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation director and KPU faculty member have been involved in the new Learning Farm. (Black Press Media files)
Undated Google maps image of Aldergrove Community Secondary School (file)

Aldergrove gets first electric school buses in Langley

Two battery electric buses are being purchased this year

Undated Google maps image of Aldergrove Community Secondary School (file)
Aldergrove Canada Day parade took place in 2020 with COVID protocols in place. (Aldergrove Star files)

Canada Day parade in Aldergrove set to go ahead

Aldergrove Star mistakenly reported that Township’s virtual July 1 celebrations included parade

Aldergrove Canada Day parade took place in 2020 with COVID protocols in place. (Aldergrove Star files)
Bella Jun claimed the prize for select female dog at the Westminster Dog Show. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove breeder earns two top honours at Westminster dog show

Woodside’s German Shepherds, Arabella and Bella Jun, earned best in breed and select female

Bella Jun claimed the prize for select female dog at the Westminster Dog Show. (Special to The Star)
Katy Mayrs, (L) last year’s winner of Langley Rotary’s first ever 50/50 Mega Draw, hopes to repeat her good luck as she buys a ticket on this year’s Langley Rotary 50/50 Mega Draw from Aldergrove Rotary’s Pauline Buck. (Special to The Star)

Lucky Langley lottery winner hopes to do it again

Tickets on sale now for Rotary Lottery 50/50 mega draw, which will be drawn on Aug. 18

Katy Mayrs, (L) last year’s winner of Langley Rotary’s first ever 50/50 Mega Draw, hopes to repeat her good luck as she buys a ticket on this year’s Langley Rotary 50/50 Mega Draw from Aldergrove Rotary’s Pauline Buck. (Special to The Star)
All Ecclestone (centre) drove in from South Surrey to dispose of 50 years’ worth of tax returns at the annual shredathon fundraiser operated by the Aldergrove Fair Society at the Legion branch on Fraser Highway on Saturday, June 13. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
All Ecclestone (centre) drove in from South Surrey to dispose of 50 years’ worth of tax returns at the annual shredathon fundraiser operated by the Aldergrove Fair Society at the Legion branch on Fraser Highway on Saturday, June 13. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Students at ACSS and BGMS will start the school year in September with positive changes at their Aldergrove Campus. (Special to The Star)

Fit Core athletic centre to link Betty Gilbert and Aldergrove Secondary

Langley School District announced new courses such as guitar and digital technology for students

Students at ACSS and BGMS will start the school year in September with positive changes at their Aldergrove Campus. (Special to The Star)