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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.

Coquitlam will need to zone for homeless mats

The city of Coquitlam will have to make a zoning adjustment to extend the winter mat program for homeless people in local churches and the public will get to have a say in the matter.

Schoenborn hearing on Thursday

A decision to allow child-killer Allan Schoenborn escorted day trips from a Coquitlam psychiatric institution where he now resides will be reviewed at a new hearing this week. Two weeks ago, the B.C.

A bigger thrift store for Crossroads Hospice Society

The insulation is exposed, the floors are bare and the walls remain unpainted but Barb Henham scans the new home for the Crossroads Hospice Society thrift store and breathes a sigh of relief.