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Council considers tribute to pioneers

Coquitlam's traditionally French-Canadian enclave may soon have plaques on some of its street posts to honour the pioneers who have roads named after them.

Vandal's sentence is upheld

A Coquitlam man accused of keying 43 cars - but who was sentenced to a single count of mischief - had his appeal dismissed last month.

Voting machine fight gets ugly in Anmore

An Anmore village councillor was expected to be censured for harassment Tuesday night after an argument with the mayor over automated voting machines brought accusations of bullying, impropriety and offensive behaviour from both sides.

Court date to be set Aug. 29 in hit-and-run case

The lawyer representing Cory Sater, the Coquitlam man charged with killing Lorraine Cruz and Charlene Reaveley in an alleged hit-and-run crash on Lougheed Highway in February, appeared in Port Coquitlam provincial court Monday.

Hwy. 1 changes for King Edward overpass work

Drivers heading east along Highway 1 in Coquitlam will have to veer a little to the right this week to make way for the new King Edward Street overpass.

A sporting chance

Outfitting young people with new equipment can be an expensive proposition for any family trying to get their kids involved in sports.

Trail has run cold in search for missing man

Coquitlam RCMP are asking the public to once again help them locate a 23-year-old man who went missing nearly a year and a half ago.

Anmore looking to tighten up on trash

Anmore's garbage bylaw will be toughened up and residents issued with animal-resistant bins to reduce the potential for human/bear conflicts, says the village's mayor.

Be aware of bears on trails and rural roads

All of the Tri-Cities - as well as Anmore and Belcarra - is bear country, especially this time of year, so if you're visiting local trails or walking on rural roads, it's best to take precautions.

Man attacked, bear killed

A day after being attacked by a bear near his Anmore home, Ken Hogue was able to joke with his neighbours about the harrowing incident and expressed sadness that his 200 lb. adversary had to be killed.