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Lost bears find new life

When three bear cubs were brought to Langley's Critter Care last fall after being found scared and hungry in a dumpster at a Coquitlam middle school, the animals weighed approximately 40 lb. apiece.

Three to run in Anmore byelection

Three people are vying for a seat on Anmore council but only one of them is a village resident. Nominations closed last Friday for the byelection, which is being held to fill the chair left vacant in June by Coun. Tim Laidler.

Inquest order after mother dies in house fire

The BC Coroners Service will hold an inquest into the death of Coquitlam's Colette Marie Salemink. The 59-year-old woman died on April 19, 2010 in a fire at her Burian Drive home.

City wants to unearth totem pole past

It rests on a concrete pad, bolted upright with two aluminum bars, tucked behind Coquitlam's Dogwood Pavilion on Poirier Street.

Young man stabbed after fighting off an attacker

A man in his 20s is recovering in hospital after he was stabbed several times early Sunday morning. The man was walking through the area of Austin Avenue, near Blue Mountain Street, between 2 and 4 a.m.

Business owners: Port Coquitlam wants to hear from you

A new survey launched on Sunday will take the pulse of the Port Coquitlam business community as the city looks for ways to better support, attract and retain businesses.

Port Moody's Old Mill Boathouse celebrates 10th anniversary

Members of the Old Mill Boathouse Society will be celebrating the 10th year anniversary of the construction of their facility at Rocky Point Park during an open house next week.

Pay for parking along Pinetree next month

A number of solar-powered parking stations now dot Pinetree Way in Coquitlam near Town Centre Park and Douglas College's David Lam campus, ready for their Sept. 1 start-up.

Hometown Fox Run needs help

Volunteers are being sought for next month's Terry Fox Hometown Run. This week, organizers of the Port Coquitlam run - the Tri-Cities' oldest and biggest - sent out a plea to ask helpers to sign up for duties before and on the event day.

Woman rescued after getting stuck in the mud in Port Moody

A woman who ventured into the tidal flats around Shoreline Park had to be pulled to safety by emergency crews after getting stuck waist deep in the mud on Thursday.
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