Aldergrove

Myles of Smiles Online edition. (Special to The Star)

Creative Compass Society presenting Myles of Smiles music showcase

People can tune into Facebook every Sunday at 7 p.m. beginning June 6 to hear local artists perform

Myles of Smiles Online edition. (Special to The Star)
A Buick Century found in Aldergrove is thought to be the getaway vehicle connected to a killing Saturday, May 22 in Coquitlam. (IHIT)

Car linked to Coquitlam murder found in Aldergrove

Police are looking for info on the victim as well as the red Buick getaway vehicle

A Buick Century found in Aldergrove is thought to be the getaway vehicle connected to a killing Saturday, May 22 in Coquitlam. (IHIT)
MP Tako van Popta hosted tree seedling giveaway last summer. (Aldergrove Star files)

Langley-Aldergrove MP partners with LEPS for annual seedling giveaway

People can stop by Langley Home Depot on June 5 to grab a seedling from 2 to 3 p.m.

MP Tako van Popta hosted tree seedling giveaway last summer. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove Canada Day parade took place in 2020 with COVID protocols in place. (Aldergrove Star files)

Canada Day parade will make its way through Aldergrove this year

Participants can now sign up and enter their floats

Aldergrove Canada Day parade took place in 2020 with COVID protocols in place. (Aldergrove Star files)
Sarah Wiget plays Helen in the new play, A New Normal by Shelley Picard. (Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to The Star)

Gallery 7 Theatre presents new play, A New Normal, by Langley director

The show will be available on-demand starting May 28, plus two events with post-show artist chats

Sarah Wiget plays Helen in the new play, A New Normal by Shelley Picard. (Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to The Star)
Fred Dams Aldergrove Shell Service station in 1952. (Special to The Star)

Fifty year journey of Aldergrove Shell Service station chronicled by museum

Alder Grove Heritage Society shares daily posts of local history on their Facebook page

Fred Dams Aldergrove Shell Service station in 1952. (Special to The Star)
Aldergrove Fair Days mascot Aldy. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove Fair opens entry for photo contest

Three age groups of amateur photographers are invited to enter up to 10 photos until Aug. 15

Aldergrove Fair Days mascot Aldy. (Special to The Star)
Otter Co-op picked Royal Canadian Legion Branch #265, North Otter Elementary, and Bradner Hall as their Communities in Full Colour recipients. (Special to The Star)

Otter Co-op donating paint to spruce up three Aldergrove sites this summer

Legion Branch #265, North Otter Elementary, and Bradner Hall chosen for Communities in Full Colour

Otter Co-op picked Royal Canadian Legion Branch #265, North Otter Elementary, and Bradner Hall as their Communities in Full Colour recipients. (Special to The Star)
Great Vancouver Zoo's new entrance. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Tourism Langley hoping for indirect benefit from provincial grants

Executive director said attractions like the Greater Vancouver Zoo will be ineligible for support

Great Vancouver Zoo's new entrance. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)
The storefront of the Aldergrove General Store gets a makeover during the business association’s contest to keep downtown shops looking clean. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove General Store wins initiative program by keeping storefront clean

Aldergrove Business Association awarded the store with $500 for submitting cleanly photos

The storefront of the Aldergrove General Store gets a makeover during the business association’s contest to keep downtown shops looking clean. (Special to The Star)
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Langley’s Festival of the Bees will fly virtually on Saturday, May 29

People can learn about the pollinators, how to be a beekeeper, and take home beeswax candle kits

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Twilight Drive-In Theatre in Aldergrove. (Aldergrove Star files)

John Hughes, Austin Powers, and Cheech and Chong take over Aldergrove’s Drive-In

Retro Long Weekend at Twilight Drive-In has six nights of double features May 21 to 26

Twilight Drive-In Theatre in Aldergrove. (Aldergrove Star files)
Horses and riders, such as these on 36th Avenue near Noel Booth Park, are common sights on roads around Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Safety urged on roads near horseback riders in Langley, Fraser Valley

Local riders are also being cautioned as interactions increase in spring and summer

Horses and riders, such as these on 36th Avenue near Noel Booth Park, are common sights on roads around Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
Shortreed students rebuilt the school’s fairy garden by painting and decorating small homes. (Special to The Star)

Shortreed students rebuild fairy garden

Homes and figurines had been vandalized along Nooksack Trail near the school

Shortreed students rebuilt the school’s fairy garden by painting and decorating small homes. (Special to The Star)
Surrey provincial court. (Black Press Media files)

Attempted Langley carjacking suspect headed back to court

His lawyer represented the suspect at his first hearing Monday

Surrey provincial court. (Black Press Media files)
Langley Animal Protection Society will hold their annual gala Oct. 23, 2021. (Special to The Star)

Langley Animal Protection Society sets date for annual gala to help Aldergrove critters

Dreams Do Come True gala is being planned for Saturday, Oct. 23 with COVID-19 restrictions in place

Langley Animal Protection Society will hold their annual gala Oct. 23, 2021. (Special to The Star)
Tina Upton, chair of the D.W. Poppy dry grad committee, with some of the batteries collected during a fundraising drive on Saturday, May 15, that generated an estimated $1,200. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Tina Upton, chair of the D.W. Poppy dry grad committee, with some of the batteries collected during a fundraising drive on Saturday, May 15, that generated an estimated $1,200. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Arts Council has launched a new Facebook page for local artists to submit projects and keep in contact. (Special to The Star)

Langley Arts Council launches Facebook page for local art community to connect

Artists, artisans, creators, photographers, and musicians can share upcoming gigs, exhibitions

Langley Arts Council has launched a new Facebook page for local artists to submit projects and keep in contact. (Special to The Star)
Volunteers Jessica Horst (L) and Angela Womitowy (center) and Lisa Dreves, LEPS Stewardship Coordinator (R) stand in the middle of a clearing they hacked out near Betrand Creek on Saturday, May 15 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Battling invading plants in Langley

May is invasive species month in BC. It isn’t a celebration.

Volunteers Jessica Horst (L) and Angela Womitowy (center) and Lisa Dreves, LEPS Stewardship Coordinator (R) stand in the middle of a clearing they hacked out near Betrand Creek on Saturday, May 15 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
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Ryan’s Regards: COVID brain is fogging life, death, and the rest of all things

There is so much more to planet earth that the coronavirus pandemic

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