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This earthquake song is not 'All Shook up'

Port Coquitlam's emergency preparedness manager Cheryl Lalonde may not have been at last Sunday's Grammy Awards but a new song she helped write to promote earthquake preparedness is likely to be a big hit with kids.

Fire safety seminar Wednesday at Glen Pine Pavilion

Coquitlam's Glen Pine Pavilion is hosting a seminar on fire safety next Wednesday.

THINGS-TO-DO GUIDE: Two eye-catching evenings

Spirit Week wraps up while wine and wearable art take over for this weekend's entertainment options. Friday, Feb.

Tax preparation help in PoCo for low-income people

Income tax time is in full swing and Port Coquitlam's Wilson Centre is offering free income tax preparation for low-income individuals ($20,000 or lower annual income) and couples ($35,000 or less household income).

Coquitlam Foundation application deadline Feb. 24

Time is running out to get some free money. The Coquitlam Foundation is reminding eligible Coquitlam students, residents and organizations that the deadline for applications for grants, bursaries and scholarships is Thursday, Feb. 24.

Expecting? Time to sing

Being a mom or dad for the first time is overwhelming. There are the night-time feedings, the never-ending laundry and the stresses of just trying to get out of the house.

Nominate PoCo's best volunteers for awards

The city of Port Coquitlam plans to honour its top volunteers and is looking for a little help from its citizens. Nominations are being accepted for PoCo's 2011 volunteer recognition awards.

Open and honest about Alzheimer's

People in the small community of Maillardville probably know the Boyers.

The Olympics: one year later

One year ago today the streets of the Lower Mainland were filled with red-glove wearing Olympic revelers cheering on Canada's athletes. Here are some images from that time.


Spirit Week comes to the heart of the Tri-Cities this week, bringing with it a flurry of arts and recreation events across the region. Friday, Feb.