Aldergrove

The pigs at Happy Herd Farm getting ready to eat their favourite snack (Aldergrove Star files)

Happy Herd Farm looking for volunteers

Animals at Aldergrove’s Happy Herd need pumpkin drop-off, Monday, Nov. 1.

The pigs at Happy Herd Farm getting ready to eat their favourite snack (Aldergrove Star files)
A mail-in ballot for the 2021 federal election. About a million people voted by mail in this election. (Black Press Media files)

Voter turnout low in Langley ridings, across Canada

From a recent high point in 2015, voter participation is slipping again

A mail-in ballot for the 2021 federal election. About a million people voted by mail in this election. (Black Press Media files)
Ian Kennedy is the People’s Party candidate in Cloverdale-Langley City. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

CLOVERDALE-LANGLEY CITY: Ian Kennedy waves PPC flag in upcoming election

Each candidate was invited to provide a brief biography and answers to five key election questions

Ian Kennedy is the People’s Party candidate in Cloverdale-Langley City. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Rajesh Jayaprakash is running for the NDP in Cloverdale-Langley City. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

CLOVERDALE-LANGLEY CITY: Rajesh Jayaprakash joins Jagmeet Singh’s NDP team

Each candidate was invited to provide a brief biography and answers to five key election questions

Rajesh Jayaprakash is running for the NDP in Cloverdale-Langley City. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Liberal hopeful John Aldag hopes to be restored as MP in the Cloverdale-Langley City riding after being ousted in last election. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

CLOVERDALE-LANGLEY CITY: Liberal John Aldag hopes to return as MP after two years out of office

Each candidate was invited to provide a brief biography and answers to five key election questions

Liberal hopeful John Aldag hopes to be restored as MP in the Cloverdale-Langley City riding after being ousted in last election. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A record 1,200 cars were on display at the Good Times Cruise-In in Aldergrove on Saturday, Sept. 11. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A record 1,200 vehicles draw crowds to Lower Mainland car show

Charity fundraiser very nearly didn’t happen, organizer revealed

A record 1,200 cars were on display at the Good Times Cruise-In in Aldergrove on Saturday, Sept. 11. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Volunteers make Langley Good Times Cruise-In possible. (Special to The Star)

Helping hands keep coming back to drive Langley Good Times Cruise-In

Sports groups and volunteers will sell 50/50 tickets, take out the trash, and guide drivers at show

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Volunteers make Langley Good Times Cruise-In possible. (Special to The Star)
Langley resident Arnold Aylen, 72, has been not nearly even Cruise-In event. He said he missed one when his wife booked a cruise the same day at the charity-driven event. (Arnold Aylen/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley resident Arnold Aylen, 72, has been not nearly even Cruise-In event. He said he missed one when his wife booked a cruise the same day at the charity-driven event. (Arnold Aylen/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Taryn Whitehead was happy to return to Canada from South Africa, but a COVID-related shutdown of in-person permanent resident applications has meant the loss of medical coverage, and being forced to miss her daughter’s wedding. (Caitlyn Whitehead/special to Langley Advance Times)

Immigration headache deprives B.C. woman of medical coverage

COVID closed immigration offices to permanent resident applicants already living in Canada

Taryn Whitehead was happy to return to Canada from South Africa, but a COVID-related shutdown of in-person permanent resident applications has meant the loss of medical coverage, and being forced to miss her daughter’s wedding. (Caitlyn Whitehead/special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove's "bee blader" Zach Choboter broke the world record of Longest Continuous Journey on Rollerblades. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: B.C. man sets world record for longest continuous journey on rollerblades

At 8597 kilometers, Zach Choboter surpassed the current record as he makes his way across Canada

Aldergrove's "bee blader" Zach Choboter broke the world record of Longest Continuous Journey on Rollerblades. (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: Survivors of rollover crash thank Good Samaritans for coming to their aid

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

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)
Bella Jun claimed the prize for select female dog at the Westminster Dog Show. (Special to The Star)

B.C. 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)
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)
Rich Coleman, who was responsible for the gaming file off and on from 2001 to 2013, was recalled after his initial testimony to the Cullen Commission last month. (Screenshot)

Coleman questioned over $460K transaction at River Rock during B.C. casinos inquiry

The longtime former Langley MLA was asked about 2011 interview on BC Almanac program

Rich Coleman, who was responsible for the gaming file off and on from 2001 to 2013, was recalled after his initial testimony to the Cullen Commission last month. (Screenshot)
Ribfest 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)

Plans for Langley RibFest shelved for second year in row due to COVID-concerns

50/50 Rotary Lottery to continue for second year, potentially worth $250,000, set for Aug. 19

Ribfest 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Dr. David Paton of Paton and Martin Vet Services in Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)

Horse specialist ‘fighting hard’ to get B.C. to vaccinate veterinarians

Dr. David Paton said he is considered an essential service but is not yet eligible for COVID shot

Dr. David Paton of Paton and Martin Vet Services in Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)
Bebop, a pot-bellied pig found wandering in Langley, is heading to a new home after a stay at the Langley Animal Protection Society’s shelter in Aldergrove. (Happy Herd/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Lost Langley pig finds forever home after time at LAPS shelter

Bebop spent some of his time at the shelter learning to do tricks

Bebop, a pot-bellied pig found wandering in Langley, is heading to a new home after a stay at the Langley Animal Protection Society’s shelter in Aldergrove. (Happy Herd/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Arun, Greater Vancouver Zoo’s resident Red Panda, has a girlfriend. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

VIDEO: Meet Sakura, Greater Vancouver Zoo’s newest red panda

The seven-year-old female came from the Calgary Zoo and joins resident male, Arun

Arun, Greater Vancouver Zoo’s resident Red Panda, has a girlfriend. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Nicole Franks (left) and Shawn Murphy (right) of the Aldergrove-based Thunderbird Fast Draw Club (Langley Advance Times file)

New handgun ban bad news for Lower Mainland 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)
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)