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Forest fire risk still present

Despite the recent precipitation the forest fire risk remains elevated and residents are reminded to remain vigilant.

A boy and his dog enjoy the last weeks of summer break

Nine-year-old Matteo Trovato will be heading back to school in September with a new friend in tow. The Moody elementary school student will have Ragetti, a Golden Doodle, trained by 4 Paws for Ability at his side.

Coquitlam city workers to vote on new deal

More than 900 unionized members working for the city of Coquitlam will vote next week on a new collective agreement.

New club for kids who donate to the foodbank

Children are among the biggest contributors to the food bank and Share Family and Community Services plans to recognize that fact with a new club to highlight their efforts.

New campaign aims to keep clothing out of the landfill

Every year, tons of textiles end up in landfills. But as much as 95% of these textiles and clothes could be used again.

Seven deadly sins of investing - and how to avoid them

Do you get anxious when the stock markets are volatile? Or do you feel optimistic that everything will turn out fine? Both reactions - natural parts of your psychological makeup - can actually impede your progress towards your investment goals.

UPDATE: Stolen dinosaur prop found

A stolen life-size Triceratops prop that went missing from a Coquitlam home on Wednesday has been located, according to Coquitlam RCMP.

Stay off mud flats: PMFD

Port Moody Fire Department is warning the public to stay off the Rocky Point mud flats when the tide is out after a woman got stuck on the weekend.

Norman and Port Coquitlam are both 100

Both the city of Port Coquitlam and resident Norman Gill are celebrating 100th birthdays with family get-togethers this week.

Cheap, used sporting swag on sale

When Sharon McKay's son was five, she signed him up for minor lacrosse.