Aldergrove

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)
Principal Chris Wejr and vice principal Mark Touzeau of Shortreed Elementary got all dressed up for their students in a tacky tourist greeting on Friday morning. (Michelle Greer/Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Tropical tacky tourists vacation at Shortreed Elementary

Staff dressed up on Friday morning and greeted students with grass skirts, sunglasses, and smiles

Principal Chris Wejr and vice principal Mark Touzeau of Shortreed Elementary got all dressed up for their students in a tacky tourist greeting on Friday morning. (Michelle Greer/Special to The Star)
Otter Co-op. (Aldergrove Star files)

Co-op Community Spaces rebuilding community connections

Co-op is providing $1 million in funding for local projects as COVID-19 reopening gets underway

Otter Co-op. (Aldergrove Star files)
An entry for Aldergrove chalk drawing contest featured the theme of together with neighbourhood goods coming together. (Alyccia Gallagher/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove mother and daughter illustrate community theme by creating together

Contests open to residents encouraging people to draw artwork that conveys why they love Aldergrove

An entry for Aldergrove chalk drawing contest featured the theme of together with neighbourhood goods coming together. (Alyccia Gallagher/Special to The Star)
Graduation ceremonies will look different for the class of 2021. (Black Press Media files)

Ryan’s Regards: 2021 grads deserve more than a round of applause

Students have had a difficult 15 months, incomparable to most eras other classes graduated into

Graduation ceremonies will look different for the class of 2021. (Black Press Media files)
Aldergrove journalist Dean Broughton and his father, Bert. (Special to The Star)

Leave it to Aldergrove resident to tell your living legacy

Journalist Dean Broughton found the importance of family stories by conversing with his father

Aldergrove journalist Dean Broughton and his father, Bert. (Special to The Star)
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival at the Chief Sepass Theatre. (Aldergrove Star files)

Headliners announced for September’s Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival

Festival to host in-person audiences for free outdoor shows on Sept 4 among other themed concerts

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival at the Chief Sepass Theatre. (Aldergrove Star files)
Blading for bees, led by Aldergrove resident Zach Choboter, headed through B.C. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove’s bee blader crosses the prairies

Zach Choboter has rollerbladed from Whistler to Alberta in two weeks

Blading for bees, led by Aldergrove resident Zach Choboter, headed through B.C. (Special to The Star)
The Prime Family Bottle Drive amassed a huge amount of donations back in 2018. COVID has forced the organizers to make it a drive-thru event in 2020 and it will be that way again for 2021. (Aldergrove Star files)

Langley family gearing up for fifth annual bottle drive to fight juvenile arthritis

People can bring their recyclables on Saturday, June 26, in a drive-thru style format

The Prime Family Bottle Drive amassed a huge amount of donations back in 2018. COVID has forced the organizers to make it a drive-thru event in 2020 and it will be that way again for 2021. (Aldergrove Star files)
(Black Press Media files)

Aldergrove residents 12 and up can get first COVID jab on Friday

First doses of vaccine will be available through Fraser Health at Alderbrook Health & Wellness Center

(Black Press Media files)
Aldergrove Community Secondary’s Blood club donated flowers and cards to staff and volunteers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Aldergrove students inspire 12 new blood donors

Canadian Blood Services staff and volunteers received flowers and hand written notes from students

Aldergrove Community Secondary’s Blood club donated flowers and cards to staff and volunteers. (Screenshot)
A rare albino crow has been found nesting in an Aldergrove backyard. (Lizzy Grimes/Special to The Star)

Rare albino crow found in Aldergrove backyard

A genetic mutation resulting in a complete lack of colour makes this bird extremely uncommon

A rare albino crow has been found nesting in an Aldergrove backyard. (Lizzy Grimes/Special to The Star)
(Aldergrove Star files)

Canada Day colouring contest open to all ages of Aldergrove residents

People have until June 25 to draw a picture of a local spot that is special to them

(Aldergrove Star files)
Alder Inn was demolished last November. (Black Press Media files)

Alder Inn site to become public plaza for celebrations in near future

Langley Township council has approved $150,000 for chairs, planters, and lights

Alder Inn was demolished last November. (Black Press Media files)
Aman Johal interpreter at the National Historic Site in Fort Langley earned an Inspiration Award for his work. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley interpreter and Alder Grove heritage president recipients of inspiration award

B.C. Historical Federation gave awards through recent virtual conference

Aman Johal interpreter at the National Historic Site in Fort Langley earned an Inspiration Award for his work. (Special to The Star)
An example of a prize box that participants have won through The Finer Details in the past. (Special to The Star)

Win a prize box courtesy of Aldergrove Village Shopping Centre

The Finer Details is hosting a draw between June 16 and 28 with snacks and decor up for grabs

An example of a prize box that participants have won through The Finer Details in the past. (Special to The Star)
2277 Seaforth Highlanders turned to Zoom for most of their events during the past year. (Special to The Star)

Zoom hinders and helps 2277 Seaforth Highlanders’ pandemic year

Langley’s Royal Canadian Army Cadets held annual ceremonial review at the beginning of June

2277 Seaforth Highlanders turned to Zoom for most of their events during the past year. (Special to The Star)
Aldergrove Community Secondary School graduation will look differently for the class of 2021 due to COVID-19. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove’s class of 2021 to receive diplomas in front of family members

164 students to graduate from Aldergrove Community Secondary at ceremony June 23

Aldergrove Community Secondary School graduation will look differently for the class of 2021 due to COVID-19. (Special to The Star)
The dancing bun and hotdog return to Twilight Drive In in Aldergrove now that the concession is back open. (Special to The Star)

Dancing hot dog and bun reunite at Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-In

Concession is back open at the drive-in theatre now that COVID-19 restrictions are being eased

The dancing bun and hotdog return to Twilight Drive In in Aldergrove now that the concession is back open. (Special to The Star)