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Coquitlam's Austin Heights BIA says robbery suspect may have been arrested

The Austin Heights Business Improvement Association said they have been informed by police that a suspect believed to be linked to at least one robbery in the area has been apprehended.

Province gives boards more flexibility on school calendars

The province is allowing school districts to be more creative with their schedules with a new framework for school calendars.

Local business supports seniors

A local business that supports seniors is bringing the warmth of the holiday season to isolated seniors in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody.

No mo' yet - but soon

Port Coquitlam firefighters Adam Myles, Greg Berggren, Ryan Masi and Steve Crump will be growing Movember mustaches this month to raise money for prostate cancer research and men's health.

Forest, rivers part of new library branch

The carpets have a pattern that resembles a forest canopy. The lounge wall is designed to be reminiscent of ripples on a river.

Forum tackles youth suicide

A hundred people have signed up for a community forum on suicide prevention in Port Coquitlam next week and one of the organizers would like to see that number double with more parents participating.

Parkland approved as province rolls out asset sale plan

School District 43 is taking its first tentative steps towards a plan to sell some surplus school assets to raise funds for future capital projects and is doing so with the full support of the provincial government.

Tri-City remembers its vets

Honour our veterans by attending a Remembrance Day ceremony on Sunday in the Tri-Cities: COQUITLAM Legion branch 263 will host a service at 10 a.m. at Como Lake middle (1121 King Albert Ave.) followed by a parade at 10:30 a.m.

Pedestrian hit in Port Coquitlam

A pedestrian is in hospital after being struck by a pick-up truck Tuesday morning. The Port Coquitlam man was running across Cedar Drive, near Lincoln Avenue, in Port Coquitlam at about 9 a.m. when he was hit by a silver truck.

Owl rescued outside Coquitlam city hall

An owl that was entangled in fishing line and stuck in a tree outside Coquitlam city hall is recovering thanks to the work of firefighters, staff and a city councillor.