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Library public art piece could be seen as 'propaganda'

A proposed public art piece for the new City Centre library branch has rubbed some Coquitlam politicians the wrong way.

And Chris makes three

An Olympic wrestler from Coquitlam wants to tussle in a new ring: politics.

Daycare operator pleads guilty in baby's death

The Coquitlam daycare operator who was facing four charges in relation to the death of a baby in her care has pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing death.

Port Moody breathalyzers scrutinized again

Breathalyzers used by the Port Moody Police are under scrutiny again after an administrative error was discovered on several roadside prohibition documents filed since June.

Growing pains for Austin Heights

More growing pains surfaced this week for an aging Coquitlam neighbourhood on the brink of rejuvenation.

Second bid for parole denied

Parole has been denied for the man who killed three generations of the same family in 1982. David Ennis, who was known as David Shearing at the time of the killings, is eligible for day and full parole after serving 28 years in prison.

PHOTOS: Thousands out for Terry

More than 5,000 participants ran, walked and wheeled in one of the four Terry Fox Runs held in the Tri-Cities on Sunday. Check out the Flickr slideshow of the run held in Fox's hometown of Port Coquitlam.

Thorne to bow out

One of the Tri-Cities' MLAs won't be running for re-election in May. On Monday, Diane Thorne, the NDP MLA for Coquitlam-Maillardville, announced she plans to retire from the elected post she's held since 2005.

Cops get ready to ride

More than a hundred police officers will be setting off on the Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast ride Wednesday morning from Scott Creek middle school in Coquitlam.

ANMORE BYELECTION: Candidates profiles

Voters in the Tri-City village of Anmore head to the polls on Saturday to replace a councillor who quit six months into his first term. Three candidates are running to fill Tim Laidler's chair in the Sept.