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Operation Red Nose needs New Year's volunteers

More people than ever are calling Operation Red Nose to get home safely from festive events.

New tourism committee for Coquitlam

Coquitlam will have 10 advisory committees in the new year, including one whose job is to make recommendations on how to best market the city to tourists. Last week, city council named Coun.

MLA, councillor acclaimed

An incumbent MLA and a Coquitlam city councillor were acclaimed this week to run as BC Liberal candidates in the upcoming provincial election. On Monday, MLA Doug Horne (Coquitlam-Burke Mountain) and Coun.

CP Holiday Train rolls into Port Moody Tuesday night

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train tour is coming to a close, with its final stop in Port Moody tomorrow night (Tuesday).

Serenaded at Christmas

Staff at The Tri-City News on Friday got an early Christmas present when Port Coquitlam liquor store employee Adam Turpin dropped by.

Moore back in the hot seat

Port Coquitlam's mayor will once again be heading up the Metro Vancouver board. Greg Moore was acclaimed today, Friday, as the chair of the organization that oversees regional issues in the Lower Mainland. He held the position last year, as well.

Christmas carol with your wine purchase?

The provincial liquor store on Nicola Avenue is a pretty festive place - there's a decorated tree on top of a pyramid of beer cases, decorations at the cash registers and Christmas carols playing softly in the background.

Port Moody learning centre supports struggling pet owners

Stepping 4words Learning Center is inviting others to join them in support of Roxy's Fund this Christmas.

Man missing from Colony Farm located in Ontario

A man who went missing from the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital at Colony Farm last week was located in Ontario. Kurt Derksen, 58, was out on a day pass on Dec. 6 to visit his brother in Richmond.

Share holds emergency food drive today

An emergency food drive to fill holiday hampers for struggling families is drawing cash and food donations.