Aldergrove

Greater Vancouver Zoo image of grey wolf.

Wolves escape enclosure at Greater Vancouver Zoo; deemed suspicious

BC Conservation, RCMP were on scene after escape Tuesday morning

 

Around 200 people, many holding candles, took part in a moment of silence at a Wednesday night (Aug. 3) vigil in Langley City for victims of last week’s shooting spree. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Grief and outrage at vigil for Langley shooting victims

Speakers called for concrete change to help the homeless in the wake of targeted shootings

 

Preparing for launch. More than 300 people took part in the first kite flying and family picnic event of its kind in the Lower Mainland on Sunday, July 17, organized at the Aldergrove Bowl Park by the Canadian Desi Arts and Culture Club. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Go fly a kite: 300 attend first of its kind event at Aldergrove Bowl Park

Meet-up and picnic modelled on traditional Indian event

 

Amber Medeiros was walking her dog Sage in Meadows Edge Park in Langley early in the morning of June 15, when a coyote began to stalk them. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Another dog owner reports run-in with coyote in B.C. community

Woman reports ‘scary’ encounter while walking pet in Langley

Amber Medeiros was walking her dog Sage in Meadows Edge Park in Langley early in the morning of June 15, when a coyote began to stalk them. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
More than 50kg of cocaine and heroin were discovered in a northbound truck at the Aldergrove border crossing on June 3. (Langley Advance Times file)

Major drug bust at B.C. border crossing

Trucker caught with more than 50 kilograms of cocaine and heroin by Lower Mainland customs officers

More than 50kg of cocaine and heroin were discovered in a northbound truck at the Aldergrove border crossing on June 3. (Langley Advance Times file)
The man in the photo is believed to be a “Johnny” based on the written note: “to Margaret, from Johnny.” (Justyn Atherley/Special to The Star)

‘To Margaret from Johnny’: Aldergrove man finds mystery photo in his attic

Local mystery adds to uptick in unsolved documents, says museum president

The man in the photo is believed to be a “Johnny” based on the written note: “to Margaret, from Johnny.” (Justyn Atherley/Special to The Star)
The annual Milner Hunt is one of the more popular events for local riders, hosted by Milner Downs in Langley. Horse Council of B.C. is happy to support this and many other events and initiatives across the province, including many in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, the hometown of council founders Bill Archibald and Sherman Olson. (Special to Black Press Media)

Still advocating for horse and rider

Decades later, the Horse Council of B.C. continues the work of its 2 Maple Ridge founders

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The annual Milner Hunt is one of the more popular events for local riders, hosted by Milner Downs in Langley. Horse Council of B.C. is happy to support this and many other events and initiatives across the province, including many in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, the hometown of council founders Bill Archibald and Sherman Olson. (Special to Black Press Media)
Otter Co-op CEO Jack Nicholson says the money stays in the community and recipients are free to spend the cash as they choose. (Special to Black Press Media)

Despite pandemic challenges, 100-year-old Otter Co-op returns millions to members

Board of directors approved the patronage reimbursement of $5.9 million based on 2021 purchases

  • Jun 5, 2022
Otter Co-op CEO Jack Nicholson says the money stays in the community and recipients are free to spend the cash as they choose. (Special to Black Press Media)
One of 40 Porsches following a historic route passed by the historic Porters Bistro building at the intersection of Old Yale Road and 216th Street in Langley on Sunday, May 1. (Graham MacDonell/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Porsches and history prove a good mix

Tour of Fraser Valley rated a success, organizer planning another

One of 40 Porsches following a historic route passed by the historic Porters Bistro building at the intersection of Old Yale Road and 216th Street in Langley on Sunday, May 1. (Graham MacDonell/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove resident Thomas Waite recorded the early stages of the Saturday night April 23 fire that damaged a restaurant. He said he witnessed several people fleeing the scene before police and fire arrived. (Thomas Waite/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Eyewitness saw men fleeing suspicious Aldergrove fire

Thomas Waite said he was handcuffed by police for being ‘too close’ to the blaze

Aldergrove resident Thomas Waite recorded the early stages of the Saturday night April 23 fire that damaged a restaurant. He said he witnessed several people fleeing the scene before police and fire arrived. (Thomas Waite/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Crews were called to the El Greko restaurant in the 27200 block of Fraser Highway shortly after midnight Saturday, April 23. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire in Aldergrove restaurant ‘suspicious’

Investigators to probe cause of blaze in 27200 block of Fraser Highway

Crews were called to the El Greko restaurant in the 27200 block of Fraser Highway shortly after midnight Saturday, April 23. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township fire crews responded to a call of a barn fire in Aldergrove March 16, 2022. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township fire crews responded to a call of a barn fire in Aldergrove March 16, 2022. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
About two dozen people took part in a “freedom chain” anti-vaccine-mandate protest on the 232nd Street overpass in Hwy. 1 in Langley that was being held at other locations across the country. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
About two dozen people took part in a “freedom chain” anti-vaccine-mandate protest on the 232nd Street overpass in Hwy. 1 in Langley that was being held at other locations across the country. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Otter Co-op, through its Community Spaces grants, has helped fund a number of environmental conservation, urban agriculture, and recreational initiatives – including a playground. (Otter Co-op/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Co-op grant money up for grabs

100-year-old organization, with stores in Aldergrove and Pitt Meadows, funds environmental efforts

Otter Co-op, through its Community Spaces grants, has helped fund a number of environmental conservation, urban agriculture, and recreational initiatives – including a playground. (Otter Co-op/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bret Hart makes his entrance to a WWF ring in Birmingham, England. Photo by Mandy Coombes https://www.flickr.com/people/42014225@N08, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

How 3 B.C. brothers convinced wrestling legend ‘The Hitman’ to star in their movie

Crowd-funded project to be third commercial release for Sewell brothers of Aldergrove

Bret Hart makes his entrance to a WWF ring in Birmingham, England. Photo by Mandy Coombes https://www.flickr.com/people/42014225@N08, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.
A barn fire closed 264th St. near 58th Ave. in Aldergrove Monday night, Feb. 7. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Man escapes from burning barn in Aldergrove

Had to ‘body slam’ doors to get out

A barn fire closed 264th St. near 58th Ave. in Aldergrove Monday night, Feb. 7. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jason Francis Wallace has been granted supervised release after serving two thirds of his sentence for manslaughter. In 2016 he shot and killed a Hells Angel member in Langley. (Black Press Media files)

Man who shot Hells Angel in Langley granted supervised release

Jason Francis Wallace has a long and violent criminal history in Langley

Jason Francis Wallace has been granted supervised release after serving two thirds of his sentence for manslaughter. In 2016 he shot and killed a Hells Angel member in Langley. (Black Press Media files)
CubicFarms animal-feed growing spin-off is up for a SXSW Innovation Award. (cubicfarms.com)

SXSW names Langley, Pitt Meadows company finalist in Innovation Awards

The Texas tech show will pick a winner on March 14

CubicFarms animal-feed growing spin-off is up for a SXSW Innovation Award. (cubicfarms.com)
Supporters cheered on a procession of trucks on Sunday morning, Jan. 23, as they passed through Langley en route to Ottawa to protest vaccine mandates. (Langley Advance Times file)

GoFundMe says funds for ‘freedom convoy’ of B.C. truckers opposed to vaccine mandates will be ‘safely held’

‘Part of our standard process to ensure the protection of all donors’ spokesperson says

Supporters cheered on a procession of trucks on Sunday morning, Jan. 23, as they passed through Langley en route to Ottawa to protest vaccine mandates. (Langley Advance Times file)
Gibbles, a four-year old goat rescued from a meat farm, is back to his playful self now that he has a wheelchair to get around the Happy Herd animal sanctuary in Aldergrove. (Shawna Gail/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Gibbles the 3-legged B.C. goat gets a wheelchair

Good-natured resident of Happy Herd animal sanctuary in Aldergrove is back to his old, playful self

Gibbles, a four-year old goat rescued from a meat farm, is back to his playful self now that he has a wheelchair to get around the Happy Herd animal sanctuary in Aldergrove. (Shawna Gail/Special to Langley Advance Times)