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UPDATED: Arrest in Charles Best lockdown

A 16-year-old youth has been arrested in relation to the lockdown at Dr. Charles Best secondary last week. Coquitlam RCMP Cpl.

Facebook used to educate Port Moody-Coquitlam byelection voters

Voters in the provincial riding of Port Moody-Coquitlam can now turn to Facebook to learn more about the upcoming byelection after IntegrityBC launched a fan page with information for the upcoming vote.

No to pesticide ban signs: retailer

Coquitlam's proposed bylaw to ban the use of cosmetic pesticides took another turn this week.

Lougheed traffic changes expected this weekend

Commuters traveling through the Highway 1 corridor in Coquitlam will notice significant changes along the route, starting March 30.

Vandals destroy Reaveley memorial

For the husband and children of Charlene Reaveley, a mother of four who was killed in a hit-and-run crash last year, the roadside memorial at Lougheed and Pitt River Road is a solemn place.

Coq. shoots down complete ban on firearm discharge

You can still fire a gun in certain parts of northeast Coquitlam - but not in neighbouring Port Coquitlam.

Sprinkler regulations tightened in Tri-Cities

Coquitlam residents will have to get up early if they want to sprinkle water on their lawns this summer. On Monday council approved Metro Vancouver's water shortage response plan, which allows lawn sprinkling between 4 and 9 a.m.

Coquitlam Search and Rescue turns 40

Forty years ago Pierre Elliott Trudeau was Canada's Prime Minister, the Godfather was packing movie theatres and the Boston Bruins were Stanley Cup champions.

Pesticide ban won't apply to Dogwood rose garden

Chemical fungicides will continue to be allowed at the Centennial Rose Garden, after Coquitlam council voted in favour of an exemption to its proposed pesticide ban.

Civic elections the wild west for campaign spending

It's great that municipalities are now putting candidate expenses on line but who cares about the information six months after the election, says SFU professor Patrick Smith.
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