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Coquitlam woman's murder trial set for Nov. 18

A jury has been selected and a trial date has been set for a 42-year-old Coquitlam woman charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of Peter Markus more than three years ago.

Business support for Douglas College students encouraged

Business and community leaders learned the importance of education and bridging the gap between unemployed youth and jobs during the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce nominees luncheon for the Business Excellence Awards Wednesday.

Search for Shin Noh expands into Vancouver, Surrey

The search for Shin Noh continues to expand and more volunteers are needed to "bring dad home" says his son Sam Noh. On Sunday, Noh and 60 volunteers fanned out into Vancouver after reports of sightings of the 64-year-old Korean grandfather.

Be alert for PIN pad scamers - Coquitlam RCMP

An alert store employee at Coquitlam Centre mall stopped a swindler from perpetrating a skimming scam last week. And police are warning local shopkeepers to be wary of other fraudsters trying to pull the same trick. On Oct.

Coquitlam RCMP seek help in identifying suspect

Coquitlam RCMP are asking for the public's help in identifying a man allegedly involved in a theft last month at the Real Canadian Superstore at 3000 Lougheed Hwy. in Coquitlam. The incident took place the afternoon of Sept.

Fire dept. thinks pink

A Coquitlam reserve fire truck decked out in pink is doing just what the fire chief wants: sparking conversation.

Work or rest on Sundays?

Coquitlam city hall will look at how it can better control commercial construction on Sundays, especially with the amount of growth now happening in the municipality.

Big changes for Coquitlam's garbage collection

Coquitlam's way of collecting trash by hand is about to be tossed out. On Monday, council unanimously approved a seven-year deal with BFI Canada Inc. for automated curbside pick-up for the city's approximate 25,000 single-family homes.

Port Moody honours best in the business

Port Moody's top businesses were on full display last week for the eighth annual Spike Business Awards. Nine awards were handed out at the Inlet Theatre Oct.

Some Coquitlam district parents owed refunds for summer school fees

Hundreds of Tri-City families may be eligible for refunds on summer school fees they paid several years ago after a class action suit involving a Coquitlam family was settled last week.