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Film biz not so scary

The film industry in the Tri-Cities is alive and well - although many producers are focusing their lenses locally on deathly story lines.

Biz in dispute over a door

A decade-old Coquitlam shop could be forced to shutter its doors after the city pulled its business licence, citing a fire code violation and the illegal operation of a business within a business.

Top cop stops pucks at the world games

Coquitlam RCMP's top cop will switch from the red serge to a hockey jersey later this month to compete at the World Police and Fire Games in New York City.

Rack Pack teams up for a friend, a cause

Chrissie Abfalter has donated money to cancer fundraisers on numerous occasions but when she participates in the Run for a Cure this fall it will be the first time she has done so as a cancer survivor. And she won't do it alone.

Fox fundraising up but so is cash given to researchers

The 30th anniversary of the Terry Fox Run proved to be a financial boon for the foundation named for the Port Coquitlam hero. According to its annual audited report, released to The Tri-City News yesterday, the Terry Fox Foundation collected $28.

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.
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