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UPDATED: Bear breaks in locked shed in Port Coquitlam

Hungry bears are making their way from greenbelts to backyards in search of food and Tri-City residents are urged to keep garbage and other bear attractants locked up.

Have your say in the B.C. budget

The provincial government is seeking public input next week in Coquitlam as part of its 2013/2014 budget process.

Family killer has 'limited insight'

A two-member National Parole Board panel determined David Ennis continued to have limited insight into his crimes when they denied him day and full parole at a hearing last week.

Smiling Creek gets a clean-up

A clean-up crew scoured a drain pipe and a portion of Smiling Creek on Burke Mountain Tuesday to get rid of cement water wash that had been hosed down a storm drain the previous week.

Go, Jen, go!

More than 1,200 students, staff and teachers at Coquitlam's Gleneagle secondary cheered "Go, Jen, Go!" on Thursday for one of their own: Jennifer Gillis, a Grade 11 student who is in the Top 8 of a CBC reality show contest.

Yes, it is possible to diversify with GICs

Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs) are often a popular choice for those looking to invest without losing their initial capital.

Coquitlam aims for 'friendlier' streets

New design guidelines to make Coquitlam streets more "friendly" for public transit riders, pedestrians and cyclists are now in the works.

Three more Tri-City residents could face riot charges

Vancouver's Integrated Riot Investigation Team (IRIT) has recommended another 200 charges against 50 suspected Stanley Cup rioters, including three Tri-City residents. Two Coquitlam residents and a third from Port Moody are among the suspects.

Assistance dogs support student learning

Dogs are learning's best friend.

SD43, Coquitlam partner on fibre network

Contractors are busy laying fibre optic cable in Coquitlam to connect School District 43 offices and four schools to faster internet service by mid-October.