Langley Township

Whipshaw Landscaping’s vehicles were hit with racist vandalism on Thursday night. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove couple’s company vehicle hit with racist graffiti

Whipshaw Landscaping’s truck and trailer were covered with spray chalk on Friday morning

 

A young swimmer dives in at the Fort Langley outdoor pool in 2017. A new public engagement process to get input on options for the shut-down pool is underway. (Langley Advance Times file)

Survey on Fort Langley Pool’s future wraps up soon

Residents have until Friday, April 16 to give online input

 

Crews were called to a house fire in Langley at 30th Avenue and 240th Street on Friday, April 2, 2021. It was reported around 3 a.m by a local firefighter who was driving to the scene of a motor vehicle crash. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)

House fire reported by Langley firefighter driving to crash scene

Blaze was reported around 3 a.m. on Friday

 

A rendering of a shopping plaza approved by Township council in March for 80th Avenue in Willoughby. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s Willoughby Town Centre to expand with more shops, condos

Two new commercial projects receive final approval on 80th Avenue

A rendering of a shopping plaza approved by Township council in March for 80th Avenue in Willoughby. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Firefighters were dispatched to a Willoughby home at 86th Avenue and 205B Street just before 1 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Firefighters were dispatched to a Willoughby home at 86th Avenue and 205B Street just before 1 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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)
Maple Ridge Fire Department along with BC Ambulance and police responded to a call of a canoeist in the Fraser River midday Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)
Maple Ridge Fire Department along with BC Ambulance and police responded to a call of a canoeist in the Fraser River midday Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)
A floating crane moved into position on March 12 to begin work on rebuilding the view platform on the Fort to Fort Trail in Langley (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rebuilding underway on Fraser River viewing platform in Fort Langley

Former sawmill structure suffered fire damage in 2018 vandalism

A floating crane moved into position on March 12 to begin work on rebuilding the view platform on the Fort to Fort Trail in Langley (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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)
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)
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)
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)
COVID-19 is taking a toll on mental health through social isolation, among other things. (Aldergrove Star files)

MP Van Popta and Township of Langley join forces to support National suicide hotline

9-8-8 would be a professional, free, 24/7 phone service for Canadians struggling with mental health

COVID-19 is taking a toll on mental health through social isolation, among other things. (Aldergrove Star files)
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)
A young swimmer takes a dives at the Fort Langley outdoor pool in 2017. A new public engagement process to get input on options for the shut-down pool is underway. (Langley Advance Times file)

A new look at the fate of the Fort Langley outdoor pool gets underway

Online consultation offers respondents more options than previous survey

A young swimmer takes a dives at the Fort Langley outdoor pool in 2017. A new public engagement process to get input on options for the shut-down pool is underway. (Langley Advance Times file)
Gibbles the goat, a resident at the Happy Herd Animal Sanctuary in Aldergrove, is living life after having one leg amputated. (Special to The Star)

Gibbles, a three-legged Aldergrove resident, makes full recovery

Happy Herd Animal Sanctuary helped goat after series of injuries led to amputation

Gibbles the goat, a resident at the Happy Herd Animal Sanctuary in Aldergrove, is living life after having one leg amputated. (Special to The Star)
Young Alpaca at Kensington Prairie Farm. (Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: Baby animals abundant at Aldergrove’s Kensington Prairie Farm

The farm, which also has a store, is open to visits at 1736 248 St

Young Alpaca at Kensington Prairie Farm. (Special to The Star)
Some examples of spray-painted graffiti found by Fort Langley resident Bryan Miller, who is scheduled to appear before Langley Township council on March 8, 2021, to argue for a bylaw that would restrict spray paint sales to minors (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Spray paint restrictions pondered by Township council

Council will hear from staff about whether limiting sales to kids could reduce graffiti

Some examples of spray-painted graffiti found by Fort Langley resident Bryan Miller, who is scheduled to appear before Langley Township council on March 8, 2021, to argue for a bylaw that would restrict spray paint sales to minors (Special to Langley Advance Times)