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Just above freezing for Port Moody Penguins

There were Spider-Men, Ninja turtles and ladies in feathered party hats at the annual Penguin Plunge in Port Moody on Jan. 1.

Brr! Bring on 2015 with a splash at the annual Penguin Plunge

Whether you closed out 2014 by hooting and hollering at the stroke of midnight or barely acknowledged the passing year with a muffled snore, bring on 2015 with an ice cold dip in Burrard Inlet at the annual Penguin Plunge.

Sinkhole repaired, no concerns about public safety - Ministry of Transportation

A small sinkhole that developed in the asphalt on Cecil Drive in Port Moody has been repaired says the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

YEAR AHEAD: Evergreen Line guideway and stations to be complete in 2015

Drivers and pedestrians tired of the Evergreen Line construction only have one more year of disruption, promises project director Amanda Farrell, and then testing will begin on the $1.4 billion Burnaby to Coquitlam rapid transit project.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 43: Graduation rates high for 2013/14 school year

School District 43 continues to meet or beat the provincial average when it comes to graduating students. The third largest school district with what what trustees have argued has one of the lowest per pupil funding rates in B.C.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Bailey bridge

The one-lane wooden Bailey bridge that connects Coquitlam to New Westminster at United Boulevard/Braid Street became a hot political issue - again - this year when it was closed for repairs due to structural problems.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Eagle Ridge Hospital gets pediatric room in ER

Any parent who has taken her child to the emergency room knows it can be a terrifying experience. In the summer, Eagle Ridge Hospital renovated two rooms in its ER to make the experience a bit more comforting.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Suter Brook daycare approved

Six years ago, the final Suter Brook parcel was supposed to be home to a hotel (in exchange for 455 additional residential units) but concerns about traffic, parking and too much density put those plans on hold.


In May, the "Three Amigos" - better known as the Tri-Cities' mayors Richard Stewart (Coquitlam), Greg Moore (Port Coquitlam) and Mike Clay (Port Moody) - set off on a cross-country adventure in an RV, with the annual Federation of Canadian Municipali

YEAR IN REVIEW: Women's Auto at Riverside

After teaching at Riverside secondary, teacher Jordan Wycherley had a hunch that more girls would be game to take an auto shop class if it was a girls-only setting. The hunch proved true and the new Women's Auto quickly filled up.