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Coquitlam booksellers' bonanza

Chapters Indigo and Amazon had better watch their backs. There are some new booksellers in town and they have a lot to offer. What they lack in online distribution and technological gimmickry they more than make up in cuteness and prolificacy.

Spring construction start for new middle school

A new school slated for construction in Anmore has already won an award.

Boxing Day tradition at local stores

After the Christmas presents were opened and the turkey was eaten, holiday revelers in the Tri-Cities turned their attention to another holiday tradition: Boxing Day bargain hunting. Lineups began at 11 p.m. on Dec.

A drink with that movie, popcorn?

Movie-goers in Coquitlam will soon be able to enjoy beverages and dinner menu items brought by serving staff right to their theatre seat when the new SilverCity VIP cinema opens this week.

Are you brave enough to take the plunge on New Year's Day?

When you've woken up after a night of bacchanalian pursuits with a foggy head, and the air outside is bracing at best, what else is there to do but jump into the ocean? It's a sure-fire way to clear your head, says Dave Stuart, president of the Pleas

SD43 pilots Reggio Emelia in primary

School District 43 will be seeking interest from parents about a new program of choice based on the Reggio Emilia approach to education.

Be a savvy shopper this Boxing Day, says BBB

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is reminding shoppers to be smart before rushing into their Boxing Day deals. With the rush to the stores and frenzy of sales activity consumers can often forget to be proactive and savvy when purchasing their items.

If it's too cold for trash, they'll wait

The city of Port Coquitlam will collect green waste later in the day this winter whenever overnight temperatures fall below zero in an effort to avoid having to deal with frozen compost.

'Before, I was just going through life. Now, I am actually living it'

When Linda Hopwo joined the Abreast in a Boat dragon boat team last year, she was hoping to meet some fellow breast cancer survivors and get a bit of exercise. But she also found a floating support group.

Keep your home safe when you're away over holidays

The Coquitlam RCMP is reminding people who are planning to be away from home over the holidays to make sure their residences are secure and they are not leaving themselves vulnerable to theft. Coquitlam RCMP Cpl.
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