Aldergrove

The teens hopped a fence into the pool. (Langley Advance Times files)

Teens sneak into community pool for illicit swim

Nothing was damaged or stolen at the pool in Aldergrove, police say

The teens hopped a fence into the pool. (Langley Advance Times files)
This is how Otto (middle) and Jeanette Bouwman (right) visited their Canadian grandchildren on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The Lynden couple sat across a ditch that runs between two roads that share the US-Canada border near Aldergrove, while their daughter and her family sat on the other side. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Families separated by B.C. border restrictions are again meeting ‘in the ditch’

Following shutdown of Peace Arch, people have returned to 0 Avenue in Aldergrove and Abbotsford

This is how Otto (middle) and Jeanette Bouwman (right) visited their Canadian grandchildren on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The Lynden couple sat across a ditch that runs between two roads that share the US-Canada border near Aldergrove, while their daughter and her family sat on the other side. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Two people were shot and killed on a rural road in Langley early Friday morning, Sept. 1, 2017. On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Travis MacPhail of Aldergrove was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 17 years in the double murder. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley man gets life with no parole for 17 years in double murder

‘I don’t think this boy was a killer,’ aunt of victim says

Two people were shot and killed on a rural road in Langley early Friday morning, Sept. 1, 2017. On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Travis MacPhail of Aldergrove was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 17 years in the double murder. (Langley Advance Times file)
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)
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
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)
Twilight Drive-In has been capped to 50 cars due to a provincial health ban order amended on Friday, May 22. Owner Jay Daulat is fighting for an health ministry exemption to the ruling, to allow more cars to buy in, attend, and keep his business afloat. (Aldergrove Star files)

B.C. drive-in theatre appeals COVID-19 concession rules, 50-car limit

With 50 cars and the removal of concession sales, drive-in owner says theatre might have to close

Twilight Drive-In has been capped to 50 cars due to a provincial health ban order amended on Friday, May 22. Owner Jay Daulat is fighting for an health ministry exemption to the ruling, to allow more cars to buy in, attend, and keep his business afloat. (Aldergrove Star files)
Sunny Sharma and Sukh Mahil presented Aldergrove Food Bank managers Mary van Zuuk and Tannis Percival a cheque for their first two month’s rent on Saturday, May 16. (Sarah Grochowski photo)

Aldergrove man covers first two months rent for food bank in new digs

Sunny Sharma surprised the managers with a $1,000 cheque Saturday during their move

Sunny Sharma and Sukh Mahil presented Aldergrove Food Bank managers Mary van Zuuk and Tannis Percival a cheque for their first two month’s rent on Saturday, May 16. (Sarah Grochowski photo)
Lennox has also been nicknamed Sir Purs A Lot by the staff at the Brookswood Veterinary Hospital. (LAPS)

Cat shot in face survives after rescue by Good Samaritan

Taken to a Lower Mainland shelter, Lennox was rushed to a vet and is now recovering

Lennox has also been nicknamed Sir Purs A Lot by the staff at the Brookswood Veterinary Hospital. (LAPS)
VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award

VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award

Her 2018 documentary segment Highway Mike uncovers the opioid crisis in Harlem, New York

VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award
Langley RCMP are asking for tips about a recent incident involving a man who donned a ski mask and chased a woman in a park. (Langley Advance Times files)

Masked man chased woman in Lower Mainland park

Langley RCMP are asking for tips about the Jan. 26 incident

Langley RCMP are asking for tips about a recent incident involving a man who donned a ski mask and chased a woman in a park. (Langley Advance Times files)
(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance) Ian Newby, of International Movie Services, collects vintage military machinery and other items often used in movies. Doreen Newby was a hippy when she met him and they’ve been married 35 years. They had items on display at the Aldergrove Fair on Saturday.

Groovy, man, the Aldergrove Fair is this weekend

The Aldergrove Fair includes activities to interest all members of the family.

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance) Ian Newby, of International Movie Services, collects vintage military machinery and other items often used in movies. Doreen Newby was a hippy when she met him and they’ve been married 35 years. They had items on display at the Aldergrove Fair on Saturday.