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PLEHANOV TRIAL: SD43 pays for trial monitoring

School District 43 has hired a communications consultant to monitor the trial of Coquitlam substitute teacher Aleksandr Plehanov.

No bed bugs found but local libraries vigilant

Four libraries in the Public Library InterLINK system, which includes the Tri-Cities, will soon have new machines working at night to detect bed bugs in their collections.

PLEHANOV TRIAL: Girl didn't want Plehanov to get in trouble

The mother of a third girl allegedly touched by Aleksandr Plehanov testified Thursday afternoon that her daughter was rubbed on the behind by the former Coquitlam substitute teacher.

Traffic stoppages planned

Work on the Port Mann/Highway 1 improvement project will continue to require motorists' patience over the next two weeks.

Coquitlam cops' top 10 list

Coquitlam RCMP is seeking the public's assistance in locating 10 people with outstanding warrants who are believed to be living in the Tri-Cities.

Moving walls, changing education

When Centennial secondary school first opened its doors 44 years ago, it was considered a model for the latest trends in education.

PLEHANOV TRIAL: Girls testify against former sub

One of the young girls allegedly touched inappropriately by former Coquitlam substitute teacher Aleksandr Plehanov told her brother that Mr. P "wanted to have sex with all the girls" that day.

Metro Vancouver board chair aims to cut meeting costs

New Metro Vancouver board chair Greg Moore has slimmed down the regional district's committee structure as his first official act.

More birds tallied at Christmas

Natural habitat may be on the decline in the Tri-Cities but that did not stop the Burke Mountain Naturalists last month from having the most successful Christmas bird count in years.

Scammers using social media to con consumers - BBB

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be aware of scammers who use social media and brand names to gain consumers' trust.
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