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Men left behind in deadly hit-and-run take the stand

The husband of one of the victims of a deadly 2011 hit-and-run crash in Coquitlam said traffic on Lougheed Highway was quiet in the moments leading up to the collision that took his wife's life.

Help for teachers, students navigating world of social media

When Heritage Woods secondary school opened in 2006, it was heralded as a model for the future.

UPDATED: New beds for seniors, people with mental health issues announced

Seniors with complex care needs and people with mental health and substance abuse issues will be treated in two brand new local facilities - one on each end of the Tri-Cities - Fraser Health announced last week.

More cost-cutting at Coquitlam district eyed

Brother, can you spare $950,000? School District 43 has three weeks to come up with a budget-cutting plan to save that much this school year and a further $1.

Cottonwood to go to one lane

Burquitlam residents can learn more next week about an Evergreen Line construction project on Cottonwood Avenue. The provincial government will host a meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Vandalism costs down at Coquitlam district schools

Broken windows and graffiti continue to be a problem in School District 43 but some schools fare worse than others, district vandalism statistics show.

Mobile biz licencing may expand

A new Metro West program launched this week that allows tradespeople to work freely in six municipalities is good news for mobile business owners and entrepreneurs, a Coquitlam city councillor says.

Trees to be cut at Coquitlam park

Hikers and dog walkers are being asked to exercise caution while strolling through a Coquitlam park this fall. Starting the week of Oct.

Photos of Fox needed for museum exhibit

Canada's Museum of Civilization is looking for original photos of Port Coquitlam's most famous son, Terry Fox. The museum needs digital copies of images snapped of Fox during his Marathon of Hope in 1980.

Coquitlam Centre to Rock that Coat and help a local charity

With the changing of the seasons, Coquitlam Centre is offering a chance for local ladies to refresh their wardrobe and help out a charity organization that provides low and no income women with professional attire to help them get back into the work