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Arts, cultural groups go cap-in-hand before council

Five arts and cultural groups that operate out of Coquitlam city facilities went before council this week to ask for more money in their budgets this year.

Public split on future vision

Comments received at an open house about the future of Coquitlam's oldest neighbourhood are now being worked into an updated plan for the area.

First contracts for Evergreen

Putting a final nail in the Evergreen Line skeptic's coffin, officials announced in Port Moody Wednesday morning the first pre-construction contract awards for the long-awaited SkyTrain line to the Tri-Cities.

PoMo says no to LEED certification for hall

The new Port Moody Fire Hall #1 will be built to a LEED silver standard, but two city councillors suggested taking that a step further and getting the building certified - potentially adding at least another $100,000 to the price tag. Coun.

Scammers extorting money, stealing identities

Police are warning residents about a telephone-based computer scam making the rounds in Port Moody that allows a fraudster to remotely access the information on your computer, extort money and commit identity fraud.

Flooding help

A project to reduce flood threats on Coquitlam's Scott and Hoy creeks will soon have cash flowing into city hall, thanks to a grant from senior governments.

Award will be presented to honour Betty Fox

The mother of Port Coquitlam hometown hero Terry Fox will be honoured tomorrow (Saturday) for her lifetime of work to beat cancer, a disease that claimed her son 31 years ago.

Nine years of trash talking, Elgear set to clean up Coquitlam River again

After nine years of slogging through the bushes to pick up trash along the Coquitlam River, Garry Elgear is looking forward to his 10th river clean-up. He's also looking for help - and promises there will be prizes.

Kateslem Youth seek community's help

Kids attending an after school program are learning life skills and reaching out to the community. But now they need the community to reach out to them. On Saturday, Feb.

BC Liberals to choose candidate

BC Liberals in Port Moody-Coquitlam will choose their candidate next month to run in the upcoming provincial byelection. Party members will decide Feb.