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Parking squeeze for Onni

Real estate developer Onni has been granted a bylaw reprieve from the city of Port Moody after hitting a potentially disastrous roadblock to the construction of its The Residences tower at Suter Brook Village.

Metro, Coquitlam come to terms

It wasn't easy but it's done. Coquitlam council's battle to bring checks and balances to the region's new growth strategy ended this week when it agreed to terms that were being disputed in a resolution process with Metro Vancouver.

Firefighters' flapjacks raise money

Port Moody firefighters raised a record $18,000 at this year's annual pancake breakfast for charity.

City bans crossbow hunting within municipal limits

The city of Port Coquitlam is taking steps to prohibit the discharge of crossbows within the municipality after two bears were wounded by the weapons in the Tri-Cities last month.

Share launches food bank drive on Thursday

Organizers at the Share Food Bank are hoping a donation drive this week will set a record in the province and bring in enough stock to last until the fall.

Shots frighten mom, teen

Laura Kolstad and her teenage son are lucky to be alive after a hail of bullets shot up their Port Moody apartment in what appears to be a random drive-by shooting.

UPDATED: Man killed at Coquitlam train station

Commuters on the West Coast Express were stranded Monday morning after a man was struck and killed by a westbound train at Coquitlam Centre station.

Mayor Trasolini won't seek re-election

Port Moody Mayor Joe Trasolini will not seek re-election in November. The four-term mayor has served as the city's top politician since 1999 and as a city councillor for three years before that.

Tri-City residents annoyed by trains

The city of Port Moody says it has secured a promise from Canadian Pacific Rail to try to keep trains out of the Ioco spur line to the Imperial Oil depot after 9 p.m.

Fireworks planned in Coquitlam

The company behind the successful Canada Day fireworks display at Lafarge Lake will be shooting off pyrotechnics again in Coquitlam.