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More people are adopting pets

The number of stray animals that found homes to live in after being impounded in Port Coquitlam increased in 2010 over the year before, according to a staff report.

Bear sightings up last year

Public education campaigns encouraging homeowners to secure their garbage were not enough to keep the number of bear sightings down in the city of Port Coquitlam last year.

Farnworth gets a boost from Tri-City councillors, trustee

Several Tri-City municipal politicians are wading into the NDP leadership race after eight local officials endorsed Port Coquitlam MLA Mike Farnworth on Tuesday.

Market turns to people power

Port Moody's strict sign bylaw banning advertising for temporary events such as markets and yard sales has led Coquitlam Farmers Market officials to seek some creative ways around the rules.

PoCo man stabbed in Vancouver Sunday

A 20-year-old Port Coquitlam man was the victim of an early morning stabbing Sunday in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Shortly after 3:30 a.m.

'Misunderstanding' led to St. Johns stabbing; PoMo police

A Tri-City man is undergoing surgery Monday following a bizarre Saturday night stabbing in Port Moody. Port Moody Police Department spokesman Const.

Administrators switching jobs at SD43

Several administrators are changing jobs because of mid-year retirements, promotions and transfers. Here is a list of School District 43 district administrative appointments for January and February.

Big hikes in building in Tri-Cities

A flurry of building permit applications in Coquitlam has kept planners busy and resulted in the return of construction cranes to the Town Centre after a two-year hiatus.

Local fitness equipment store helps Coquitlam family get active

A Coquitlam dad is setting an example of fitness for his family and Fitness Town, a leading fitness equipment provider in Western Canada, is rewarding him for it.

Foundation relies on donors to Have A Heart

If each Tri-City resident who got a letter last week from the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation donated a little more than a loonie to the Have A Heart campaign, the organization will have met its fundraising goal.