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Blood donations needed on Easter weekend in Coquitlam

Coquitlam residents are encouraged to make an appointment to give blood this Easter long weekend.

Port Moody bank robber evades police

A bank robber is still on the lam after making off with an undisclosed sum of cash from a Port Moody bank. At approximately 11:30 a.m. Monday, a man entered the Bank of Nova Scotia on St.

Scammers pretend to be legitimate businesses

"People should think twice when giving out any information over the phone - even if the name sounds legitimate," says Lynda Pasacreta, BBB President and CEO.

Coquitlam River making gains

The Coquitlam River is slowly creeping down the list of endangered rivers and one volunteer who keeps an eye on the local waterway says efforts by government agencies, streamkeepers, miners and BC Hydro may be the reason.

'That is politics, that is life,' Farnworth says

Port Coquitlam MLA Mike Farnworth may not have won his party's leadership nomination on the weekend but he said he'll work to make sure the NDP wins the next provincial election.

Have bike, will help

Coquitlam RCMP are calling for two-wheeled volunteers to staff the ranks of their community police offices this summer.

Prism Security customers can help Tri-City babies

This promotion will run until June 30. Tiny Bundles is a dedicated program to provide infants and toddlers with access to fresh produce, dairy and protein sources for their growing bodies.

Economy top of candidates' minds in PoMo-Westwood-PoCo

The Canadian economy and its rebound from the global recession was a common theme Sunday evening at Port Moody's Old Orchard Hall as four federal candidates spoke to voters in the riding of Port Moody-Westwood-Port Coquitlam.

Builder files lawsuit over Anmore daycare

A Richmond construction company is suing the village of Anmore, claiming the municipality breached its contract with the company during negotiations to build a $600,000 daycare centre.

First Coquitlam history book out in 53 years

It begins with a summary about why local history is valid and ends with a look towards the future. And in between, Coquitlam Then and Now's 19 chapters are filled with magical tales that explore the city's past and identity.