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Anderson back as Anmore boss

Incumbent Mayor Heather Anderson will lead the village of Anmore for another three years after winning Saturday's election with 547 votes. Former Coun. Mario Piamonte, the lone challenger for the mayor's chair, collected just 183 votes.

COQUITLAM: Stewart back in, Hodge and O'Neill newbies on council

Richard Stewart was back in the Coquitlam mayor's chair for the regular council meeting on Monday, a position he'll be in for the next three years after a convincing win last Saturday over challenger Barrie Lynch.

Coq. council repeals outdated city bylaws

Coquitlam residents face jail terms if their horses and livestock are on sidewalks. All male residents are to be charged a poll tax. Women are banned from taking out liquor licences.

Storm turns out the lights

Nearly 9,000 Tri-City residents woke up without power Tuesday morning after a heavy storm blasted the Lower Mainland overnight.

All back on board

School board business has taken a back seat to the civic election and teachers' job action but Tri-City trustees will soon start tackling some important issues in the next few months, promised board chair Melissa Hyndes.

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PORT COQUITLAM: Washington joins 6 incumbents in city council chambers

Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore won a second term in the city's top job after decisively defeating challengers William Issa and Patrick Alambets during Saturday night's civic election.

2010 VPD report also criticized Coq. RCMP's handling of case

In August 2010, a Vancouver Police Department report on the missing women investigation also criticized Coquitlam RCMP, saying the promotion and transfer of a key investigator in the Robert Pickton case contributed to the investigation stalling.

PORT MOODY: Clay leads council that's half rookies, half incumbents

Port Moody Coun. Mike Clay is settling in to his new title - for now it's still mayor-elect - and says he's looking forward to working with the new city council. "So far, I'm enjoying it," Clay joked of his new role.

COQUITLAM: Stewart is back in, Macdonell is out

Mayor Richard Stewart will be at the helm of Coquitlam city council for another three years, with new councillors Craig Hodge and Terry O'Neill joining him at the table. With all 26 stations reporting in by 9:10 p.m.