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Cops investigate early morning home invasion

An early-morning home invasion on Monday left a Port Coquitlam resident with minor injuries. Coquitlam RCMP Cpl. Jamie Chung said at about 4:15 a.m.

Olympic rower to speak to Coquitlam youth

An Olympic silver medalist will be speaking to high school, college and university students next week during a leadership forum organized by the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce.

Coquitlam councillor to run for the NDP provincially

Coquitlam. Coun. Selina Robinson will fly the flag for the New Democrats in the riding of Coquitlam-Maillardville in the next provincial election after being acclaimed by the riding association this week.

Girl flees attempted abduction

Coquitlam RCMP are searching for a middle-aged man after he allegedly tried to grab an 11-year-old girl Sunday afternoon in Citadel Heights. The girl was out walking the dog at about 4:30 p.m.

Smokey haze leads to evacuation of Coquitlam IKEA

The IKEA in Coquitlam was evacuated Saturday evening after staff and shoppers noticed a mysterious haze wafting throughout the building. Coquitlam fire chief Tony Delmonico said the incident, which occurred shortly after 5 p.m.

Taking action is the new normal - Social Justice 12

While the world is expressing shock and surprise over the idea that young people are sharing mean messages and provocative images with each other, a high school class in Coquitlam is plunging even deeper into the darker side of human nature. Dr.

Coquitlam man dies in northern B.C. crash

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a Tri-City man who died following a car crash near Kitwanga, near Terrace, on Monday. The man was William Jacob Martin Grootendorst, 54, of Coquitlam.

Grab and Go - no it's not a coffee - it's for emergencies

With disaster planning forefront in people's minds, now's the time to get a Grab and Go kit to keep your family well-provisioned in the event of a disaster. Remember, it's up to you to look after your own needs for the first 72 hours.

Reward offered for information about PoCo assault

A group of Surrey residents is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects in connection with an assault on a security guard in Port Coquitlam.

Far off disasters prompt concerns close to home

Last Saturday's high-magnitude quake off Haida Gwaii has Tri-City residents wondering what to do if the Big One hits this region.