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Downed wires cause traffic gridlock

Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart says he has a lot of hard questions for BC Hydro after underwater erosion downed a transmission tower and caused power lines between Surrey and Coquitlam to plunge into the Fraser River Monday night, choking traffic th

Multiple attacks lead to jail time, rehab and probation

A Surrey man who committed a series of violent robberies against six women last May - two of which occurred in the Tri-Cities - has been sentenced to 22 months in jail.

Walmart due to open this month in PoCo

The first major development in Port Coquitlam's Dominion Triangle is planning to open its doors this month after several weeks of delays.

Cooking for royalty a 'surreal' experience, says local student

When Tyson Gee prepares a meal, he likes to make sure every dish he executes is fit for a king.

Pesticide ban on the way in Coquitlam

Coquitlam homeowners will soon have to tend to their lawns, plants and shrubs without spraying chemicals. This week, city council unanimously voted to get staff to draft a bylaw that would ban pesticides from being used on residential properties.

Planting delayed by weather, high water

It may look like a giant sandbox now but the new Pitt River Intertidal habitat area north of Lougheed Highway in Port Coquitlam should be green with plants soon. The final stage for the $9.

Man arrested in connection with collision that killed two

A man involved in a vehicle collision in Coquitlam that killed two children and paralyzed another three years ago was in a Port Coquitlam courtroom Monday afternoon.

Kingsbury will appeal conviction

Jon Kingsbury's legal battle is not over yet.

New election sign rules in PoCo

Port Coquitlam council is hoping that a revamped election procedure bylaw will limit the number of campaign signs plastered on public property during the fall race.

Engineering students get creative

The sky's the limit for Ravi Panchal, a 22-year-old Coquitlam student whose recent engineering project has helped land him a summer job building F-35 fighter jets.