Aldergrove

Dozens of Aldergrove residents gifted a Valentines care package full of chocolates to a well-known local, nicknamed ‘radio Brian.’ (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove resident gifted Valentine’s care package from the community

‘Radio Brian,’ as he is commonly known, resides in assisted living and was given an array of treats

Dozens of Aldergrove residents gifted a Valentines care package full of chocolates to a well-known local, nicknamed ‘radio Brian.’ (Special to The Star)
Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Aldergrove Star files)

Ryan’s Regards: Where have all the colours gone?

The strange ‘decline’ of vehicle shapes, sizes, and styles is disheartening to this columnist

Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Aldergrove Star files)
Nicole Franks (left) and Shawn Murphy (right) of the Aldergrove-based Thunderbird Fast Draw Club (Langley Advance Times file)

New handgun ban law bad news for Langley fast draw club

‘The six-gun stuff that we do is not the kind that is used in crimes’

Nicole Franks (left) and Shawn Murphy (right) of the Aldergrove-based Thunderbird Fast Draw Club (Langley Advance Times file)
(Black Press Media files)

Artistic sustainability challenge returns to Langley

Langley Centennial Museum and Langley Arts Council partners to offer juried upcycling art exhibit

(Black Press Media files)
Six black axcess box shipping containers have been stolen from. an Aldergrove residence. (Robert Smith/Special to The Star)

Owner asks for help finding six shipping containers stolen from Aldergrove residence

Boxes disappeared between 9:45 p.m. and 1 a.m. from 264th and 36th Ave on Wednesday, Feb. 10

Six black axcess box shipping containers have been stolen from. an Aldergrove residence. (Robert Smith/Special to The Star)
Otter Co-op liquor store in Aldergrove. (Aldergrove Star files)

Otter Co-op set to acquire Liquor Depot, Liquor Barn and Wine Cellar stores

Transaction is expected to close on March 31, and could bring an additional $85 million in sales

Otter Co-op liquor store in Aldergrove. (Aldergrove Star files)
Members got creative training their dogs in their own backyards and homes and shared videos with other 4-H club members. (Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: 4-H in a pandemic year

Anabelle Dos Santos, club reporter for Woodlands Hare and Hound 4H club, reflects on her first year

Members got creative training their dogs in their own backyards and homes and shared videos with other 4-H club members. (Special to The Star)
Ursula Bolivar’s watercolour Woodland Path is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s Winter Solstice gallery online. (Ursula Bolivar/Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Artist Group capitalizes on chilly weather with new gallery

Winter Solstice explores natural landscapes, which can be seen online until Feb. 28

Ursula Bolivar’s watercolour Woodland Path is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s Winter Solstice gallery online. (Ursula Bolivar/Special to The Star)
Aldergrove Community Secondary. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove Community Secondary. (Aldergrove Star files)
Organizations from across the province, including the BC Notaries Association, have come together to support the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s virtual Breakfast to Remember fundraiser on March 4. (Alzheimer Society of B.C./Special to The Star)

Aldergrove comes together to help provide dementia support at virtual breakfast

A morning of talks over breakfast will take place virtually on March 4, from 7:30 to 9 a.m

Organizations from across the province, including the BC Notaries Association, have come together to support the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s virtual Breakfast to Remember fundraiser on March 4. (Alzheimer Society of B.C./Special to The Star)
Canada has won a trade dispute with the U.S. over blueberry exports. (Black Press Media files)

B.C. blueberry farmers victorious in trade fight with U.S.

A recent ruling means no tariffs or quotas on berries heading south

Canada has won a trade dispute with the U.S. over blueberry exports. (Black Press Media files)
Jeremy Corfe, an Aldergrove resident with spina bifida, will take part in the 55th Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon. (Variety/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove resident’s story to be shared on Variety Telethon

Annual Show of Hearts kicks off on Thursday, Feb. 18 with two extra days of fundraising

Jeremy Corfe, an Aldergrove resident with spina bifida, will take part in the 55th Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon. (Variety/Special to The Star)
Signs that warn stretch of 272nd Street is ‘subject to flooding’ are permanently displayed. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Frequent flooding at 272nd Street at 43rd Avenue prompts questions from residents

Langley Township Kevin Larsen water resource manager explains reasoning for frequent pooling

Signs that warn stretch of 272nd Street is ‘subject to flooding’ are permanently displayed. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Tammy Timperley, practice manager of Aldergrove Animal Hospital. (Special to The Star)

COVID causing outdoor exams and high call numbers at Aldergrove animal clinics

Practice manager Tammy Timperley has seen a noticable change in vet care this past year

Tammy Timperley, practice manager of Aldergrove Animal Hospital. (Special to The Star)
Langley Township firefighters doused a fire inside a home in the 24500-block of 21b Avenue on Thursday, Feb. 11. (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove and Murrayville firefighters douse fire inside Langley home

Assistant fire chief said the homeowner was very quick to notify 911, minimizing the damage

Langley Township firefighters doused a fire inside a home in the 24500-block of 21b Avenue on Thursday, Feb. 11. (Aldergrove Star files)
Betty Gilbert Middle School students made Valentine’s Day cards for Jackman Manor residents. (Kristine Waddell/Special to The Star)

Betty Gilbert students spread love with Valentine’s cards to Jackman Manor residents

More than 87 homemade cards were made to brighten up seniors’ day during the pandemic

Betty Gilbert Middle School students made Valentine’s Day cards for Jackman Manor residents. (Kristine Waddell/Special to The Star)
Canadian Museum of Flight annually attracts guests of all ages on Family Day. (Black Press Media files)

10 Family Day things to do around Langley that are COVID-19 safe

Trips to the zoo, museum of flight, and plenty of outdoor activities top the list of what to do

Canadian Museum of Flight annually attracts guests of all ages on Family Day. (Black Press Media files)
Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association president Lynn Moseley visits the horses at the stables in Aldergrove. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove’s Valley Therapeutic Riding Association announces help for mental health

Those suffering from grief or anxiety can sign up for sessions with a counsellor at horse stables

Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association president Lynn Moseley visits the horses at the stables in Aldergrove. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
A bus stop at Fraser Highway and 264th Street in Aldergrove has been vandalized. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Six Aldergrove bus stops vandalized along Fraser Highway

Langley Township said glass replacement costs are approximately $600 per panel

A bus stop at Fraser Highway and 264th Street in Aldergrove has been vandalized. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Dave Melnychuk stands on the edge of Bertrand creek, talking to a group about the need for its care several years ago. (Special to The Star)

Bertrand Creek fish need help from Aldergrove residents

Local farmers say Environmental Farm Plan can help keep waterways like Bertrand Creek clean

Dave Melnychuk stands on the edge of Bertrand creek, talking to a group about the need for its care several years ago. (Special to The Star)