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Skate will help young athletes

Exactly one year after the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics celebrated the best efforts of athletes from around the world, Port Coquitlam's Spirit Skate is reaching out to help young athletes here at home.

Keeping it romantic by keeping it clean

Gregory Blake had always been something of a romantic. But his real quest to prove his wisdom in the ways of love began 27 years ago when he asked his then-girlfriend to marry him while wearing a shining suit of tinfoil armour.

Access on Alderside an issue in PoMo - again

Water access lanes have been a political minefield in Port Moody since the 1950s.

Let down over letdowns

In the fall of 2009, Larry Pye and his wife looked around Burke Mountain and liked what they saw. They studied the single-family housing plans on Gislason Avenue in the Hyde Park subdivision and agreed to buy, forking over $40,000 as a down payment.

Developer lends name, gives $ to SFU business school

Simon Fraser's business school will be getting a new name after local industrial developers Ryan and Keith Beedie donated $22 million to the school this week.

Society eyes museum space for PoCo

A vacant city-owned retail space next to Port Coquitlam city hall would be ideal for a museum and archive display centre, according to a member of the PoCo Heritage and Cultural Society.

TransLink looking at Murray-Clarke connector

TransLink is taking steps to deal with two Tri-City transportation headaches and at least one mayor is happy about it.

Cops look for murder info in Coquitlam

By Carol Aun Black Press A recent review of a 2008 murder at a New Year's Eve party in Mission has uncovered new leads and investigators believe there are people living in the Tri-Cities who may have information about the case.

A new ed. app-roach?

By Diane Strandberg The Tri-City News Want to know how your kids are doing in school? There could be an app for that.

Olympic spin-offs here: report

While the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games brought more than $168 million in new business to Metro Vancouver communities such as Richmond, Surrey and Maple Ridge, Tri-City companies were left out in the cold during the initial investment bonanza.