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Go green, save bears?

Coquitlam residents are being urged to put their food scraps in their green cans to reduce the possibility of conflicts with bears.

Parents, do your homework before back-to-school spending

BBB advises to do your homework when back-to-school shopping The summer is winding down and soon, students will be returning to class. Chances are you've seen the back-to-school shopping ads on television and splashed across newspaper pages.

Junior Mounties got a taste of police work

Six dozen Tri-City youngsters are new graduates of the Coquitlam RCMP's Junior Mounties Police Academy, a program that teaches youths real-life policing skills.

Big plans for Burquitlam... on hold

Three major bids to build housing in one of Coquitlam's oldest and soon-to-be-revitalized neighbourhoods are on hold for this year - and maybe longer.

Industry on the way

Industrial buildings could be going up in the rapidly changing Dominion Triangle before the end of the year in what would be the first development of its kind for the 270-acre Port Coquitlam property.

Food cart opportunity may be dog-gone this summer

The dog days of summer have yet to hit the Tri-Cities and, for one Port Moody business, they might not come until next year.

Search still on for PM manager

Port Moody city clerk Colleen Rohde will take over as acting city manager next week as the city continues its search for a suitable replacement for Gaetan Royer.

Coquitlam RCMP seek assistance in identifying suspect

The Coquitlam RCMP is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect they allege cashed a fraudulent cheque at a local MoneyMart in June.

Work is still on at Colony Farm

A late bird nesting season will not hamper work on a fish habitat restoration project that began on Colony Farm last week, according to a Metro Vancouver parks official.

Back to school for trash

With September rapidly approaching, the city of Port Coquitlam is looking at ways to encourage more schools to participate in the municipality's green waste collection program.