Sarah Grochowski

(Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)

Metal fence erected along U.S.-Canadian backroad border amid COVID ‘loophole’ meet-ups

Work on the Lynden fence began Tuesday and continued into Wednesday

(Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)
Michelle Buchan’s dog Meelah was rescued by Langley City firefighters (one of whom is pictured) in the hours after her condo building was ravaged by fire on July 17.

Displaced tenant ‘heartbroken’ to find Langley City condo robbed after fire

Wedding rings of Michelle Buchan’s have since been recovered, but much is still missing

Michelle Buchan’s dog Meelah was rescued by Langley City firefighters (one of whom is pictured) in the hours after her condo building was ravaged by fire on July 17.
(Laura Smith/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

SPCA investigating after ‘emaciated’ moose euthanized at B.C. zoo

‘Family fun is no excuse for animal abuse,’ zoo protestors repeated during a Sunday rally at zoo

(Laura Smith/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
The Aldergrove zoo’s eight-year-old moose, female Oakleaf, was pictured on Monday, July 20, with her ribcage visible. (Shannon Marcoux/Special to the Star)

Photos of ‘emaciated’ senior moose at Greater Vancouver Zoo spark call to SPCA

Langley resident Shannon Marcoux was the first to speak out about the animal’s visible condition

The Aldergrove zoo’s eight-year-old moose, female Oakleaf, was pictured on Monday, July 20, with her ribcage visible. (Shannon Marcoux/Special to the Star)
Aldergrove resident Kaden Van Buren trekked up and down the Abby Grind 19 times on his 19th birthday Saturday, July 12. He was accompanied throughout the day by trail runners he’d met on previous hikes.

19 times on 19th birthday: Langley teen goes from crutches to conquering Abby Grind

Kaden Van Buren started at midnight on Saturday. By 3 p.m. he had completed the trek 19 times.

Aldergrove resident Kaden Van Buren trekked up and down the Abby Grind 19 times on his 19th birthday Saturday, July 12. He was accompanied throughout the day by trail runners he’d met on previous hikes.
Three orphaned grizzly bear cubs came into the care of the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove this week, from the Calgary zoo after their mother was killed by hunters. (Greater Vancouver Zoo photo)

Conservationists raise concerns over state of care for grizzly cubs transferred to B.C. zoo

‘Let them be assessed now before their fate is sealed,’ urges B.C. conservationist Barb Murray

Three orphaned grizzly bear cubs came into the care of the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove this week, from the Calgary zoo after their mother was killed by hunters. (Greater Vancouver Zoo photo)
(Greater Vancouver Zoo/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

VIDEO: Trio of orphaned Alberta grizzly bear cubs find new home at Vancouver zoo

The Alberta cubs’ mother was killed by hunters and would have otherwise been euthanized, zoo says

(Greater Vancouver Zoo/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Langley vigil demands justice for Ontario animal activist killed protesting slaughterhouse

Langley vigil demands justice for Ontario animal activist killed protesting slaughterhouse

More than two dozen people gathered at Britco Pork to remember Regan Russell, and fight Bill 156

Langley vigil demands justice for Ontario animal activist killed protesting slaughterhouse
The family owned and operated Twilight Drive-In, located in Aldergrove, has been in operation since 2005. (Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)

‘Doesn’t make sense’: Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-In still limited to 50 cars as B.C. movie theatres plan reopening

Owner Jay Daulat perplexed that provincial health has been silent to repeated requests for response

The family owned and operated Twilight Drive-In, located in Aldergrove, has been in operation since 2005. (Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)
Langley resident Marcel Fischer, 33, proposed to Laura Anderson, 36, with the help of Twilight Drive-In on Sunday, June 7. (Screenshot/Special to the Star)

VIDEO: Langley man pops the question on the big screen with help of Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-In

Couple’s friends couldn’t be there due to COVID safety rules but carloads of people cheered them on

Langley resident Marcel Fischer, 33, proposed to Laura Anderson, 36, with the help of Twilight Drive-In on Sunday, June 7. (Screenshot/Special to the Star)
(Greater Vancouver Zoo/Special to the Star)

Aldergrove zoo announces free admission for frontline healthcare workers in light of COVID-19

Zoo also selling face masks to public with profits directed to Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

(Greater Vancouver Zoo/Special to the Star)
VIDEO: Pitt Meadows dentist gets grand welcome home after two-month COVID-19 battle

VIDEO: Pitt Meadows dentist gets grand welcome home after two-month COVID-19 battle

Michael Chow was given a surprise send off by hospital staff and ‘welcome home’ from neighbours

VIDEO: Pitt Meadows dentist gets grand welcome home after two-month COVID-19 battle
Aldergrove man, 60, can ‘finally afford to retire’ after winning $24M in lottery

Aldergrove man, 60, can ‘finally afford to retire’ after winning $24M in lottery

Ron Cumiskey plans to use the hefty Lotto 6/49 winnings to stay close to home and his daughters

Aldergrove man, 60, can ‘finally afford to retire’ after winning $24M in lottery
Teen cashier praised after paying grocery bill for Aldergrove woman

Teen cashier praised after paying grocery bill for Aldergrove woman

Otter Co-op’s Brooklyn Roberts asked to pay Tamara Smith’s $44 grocery bill after debit card declined

Teen cashier praised after paying grocery bill for Aldergrove woman
Langley Lodge resident Verna Clarke was 88 years old the day she died of COVID-19, which she contracted from within the care home. Clark succumbed to the disease on May 11. (Lori Humphrey/Special to the Advance Times)

Langley woman recalls last words spoken to mother who died of COVID-19 on 88th birthday

Verna Clarke was more than a senior with dementia who died of COVID at Langley Lodge, she was ‘loved’

Langley Lodge resident Verna Clarke was 88 years old the day she died of COVID-19, which she contracted from within the care home. Clark succumbed to the disease on May 11. (Lori Humphrey/Special to the Advance Times)
Rocket at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. (Star files)

Aldergrove zoo to reopen with staff in masks, one-directional visitor experience to tackle COVID-19

Its June 1 reopening will be ushered in by words from Darryl Plecas, Legislative assembly Speaker

Rocket at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. (Star files)
The Twilight Drive-In is one of the reasons Langley was voted as a ‘cozy city.’ Black Press

Aldergrove drive-in theatre to reopen at 50-vehicle capacity, gets green light on concession

100 cars of people will now watch films, hoping to adhere to new provincial health 50-car capacity

The Twilight Drive-In is one of the reasons Langley was voted as a ‘cozy city.’ Black Press
A ticket recently bought in Aldergrove matched six of six numbers and is now worth more than $24 million. (playnow.com photo)

$24M lottery ticket bought in Aldergrove by soon-to-be millionaire

Wednesday night’s Lotto 6/49 draw revealed a ticket worth millions was purchased in Aldergrove

A ticket recently bought in Aldergrove matched six of six numbers and is now worth more than $24 million. (playnow.com photo)
Tuesday night saw no cars in the Twilight Drive-In’s Aldergrove lot, which during the COVID-19 pandemic has previously hosted up to 200 vehicles. (Sarah Grochowski photo)

B.C. drive-in theatre shuts down to await appeal of car limits, concession rules

Business owner Jay Daulat voluntarily closed down the theatre awaiting a health ministry decision

Tuesday night saw no cars in the Twilight Drive-In’s Aldergrove lot, which during the COVID-19 pandemic has previously hosted up to 200 vehicles. (Sarah Grochowski photo)
Jennifer Noble, an admin of the Lower Mainland Wine Ninjas Facebook group, snuck around Langley last week, leaving wine on the doorsteps of unsuspecting families after first ringing their doorbell. (Sarah Grochowski photo)

Lower Mainland’s ‘kindness ninjas’ could be coming to a doorstep near you

Communities join in on growing trend of surprising people in self-isolation with anonymous gifts

Jennifer Noble, an admin of the Lower Mainland Wine Ninjas Facebook group, snuck around Langley last week, leaving wine on the doorsteps of unsuspecting families after first ringing their doorbell. (Sarah Grochowski photo)