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Westwood Plateau thief steals pricey jewelry, bags

Coquitlam RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating a number of stolen items taken during a residential break-in.

Park upgrade but no pool

A Coquitlam park nearly half a century old will get a facelift next year but it won't have the one thing that neighbours have been asking for: a pool.

New kids-only room at Eagle Ridge Hospital ER

There are few trips more terrifying - for both a parent and child - than the one to the local emergency room.

Late-night lane closures for Evergreen work

Evergreen Line construction continues at both ends with some nighttime lane closures this week.

Housing crunch for Coquitlam

Does it cost too much to live in Coquitlam? According to a new city report, many residents - both owners and renters - are struggling to make ends meet.

No grow op but Port Coquitlam home owner given $12k fine anyway

The owners of a Port Coquitlam home have been slapped with a $12,000 fine after receiving a controlled substance property declaration, despite the fact that there was no marijuana grow operation in the rental house.

Pool showers now "fixed": Coquitlam staff

"Eco-friendly" showers installed last month at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex pool during its annual maintenance shutdown are fixed after early complaints.

Bear killed at Port Coquitlam's Gates Park

A conservation officer destroyed a black bear at a Port Coquitlam park this morning (Friday). The adult bear was seen in Gates Park at around 6 p.m. Thursday, making its way across the Coquitlam River and into a townhouse complex on Gately Avenue.

Have you got bike skills? Coquitlam has a new park

A seesaw, a steep ramp and a log bridge are among the obstacles at Coquitlam's new bike skills park.

Bedlam crew close Vic-Maui race

The crew of the boat Bedlam II cruised into the Lahaina harbour early Wednesday - 20 days after leaving Victoria in the biennial Vic-Maui International Yacht Race.