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Clarke Road traffic changing for Evergreen construction

Drivers using Clarke Road hill in Port Moody will see changes happen quickly now that the Evergreen Line project team has decided how to keep traffic moving as work on the tunnel begins.

Coquitlam wants a bridge

Coquitlam council would like to see a four-lane crossing replace the current Braid Street Bailey bridge to New Westminster but, in the meantime, will likely have to settle for something smaller.

BC Liberals select Kim for Coquitlam-Maillardville

The BC Liberals have selected Steve Kim to carry the party banner in Coquitlam-Maillardville in the upcoming provincial election.

Coquitlam pre-school changes frustrate parents

Coquitlam is getting out of the licensed pre-school business and that has some parents scrambling to find spots at other centers in the city.

Switching over to PST frustrating for some businesses

Frustration - and, in one case, confusion - is being felt by some Tri-City business owners begrudgingly preparing to revert back to the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) system on April 1 when the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) becomes history.

Businesses slowly coming to grips with PST transition

Thousands of business, including many in the Tri-Cities, have yet to register for the new Provincial Sales Tax even though the deadline is just weeks away. By it hasn't been for lack of trying.

Port Moody considers tree policy

Port Moody Coun. Rick Glumac wants there to be more consultation before trees are removed on city property.

Prankster tosses firework into Coquitlam porta-potty

A rather smelly practical joke late Tuesday night drew Coquitlam RCMP and fire crews to a site at Kingston Street and Galloway Avenue. Cpl.

Port Mann demolition crews heed noise complaints

Businesses in the area of United Boulevard and Mary Hill Bypass are being asked to be patient during noisy demolition work on the old Port Mann Bridge this week. Crews have been working from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Port Moody council wrestles with post-Evergreen vision

It's just a first draft, but Port Moody's official community plan update had some on council wondering whether it spells the beginning of the end of the city's small-town character.