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Pedestrians: Be safe, cops and ICBC warn

With wetter days here and even darker days approaching, pedestrians in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam can grab some reflective light this week to help them on their journeys.

PMPD seize drugs, cash and guns

A Port Moody man could be facing charges for drug trafficking and firearm offences after he was stopped on Klahanie Drive. According to PoMo Police Department, on the evening of Oct.

Ready to renovate? Other sources besides TV for advice

TV may be a great source of home renovation advice, but nothing replaces good planning, says the Greater Vancouver Home Builders' Association (GVHBA).

Coq. RCMP officer sues over online photos

The Coquitlam RCMP officer whose online fetish photos were made public is suing for breach of privacy and defamation. Cpl.

Evergreen forces growth policy changes at Coquitlam city hall

A number of policy changes are happening at Coquitlam city hall to keep pace with the development boom tied to Evergreen Line construction.

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.