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A step towards new Burke Mt. school

School District 43 is about to take possession of a steeply-sloped piece of property for the long-awaited Burke Mountain secondary school. But much work lies ahead before a school will rise on the 5.

Road closures and talks

A number of night-time ramp closures along Highway 1 in Coquitlam will begin next week as crews work to complete the roadways leading up to the new Port Mann bridge.

PoMo wants Inlet input

Port Moody city council voted unanimously Tuesday to ask the public what to do about Inlet Park. A redevelopment plan for the Murray Street recreation area was first accepted by city council from community services staff on Feb.

Pinetree teacher & kids are ready to rock

It may be classic rock to some parents - and their preferred choice of music - but it's history to today's teens and a Pinetree Social Studies teacher hopes to make it come alive with a new course offering this fall.

Web weapon against rioters

When images of rioters overturning mailboxes and setting cars on fire began to fill their TV screens and social media sites, most people watched in frustration. Port Coquitlam's Dave Teixeira registered a website domain name.

Missing man was to appear in court

The Coquitlam RCMP is seeking the public's assistance in locating Randy Almeida-Martinez after he went missing last month. The 21-year-old Coquitlam resident was last seen at his father's home on May 21 at around 7 p.m.

Royer to Metro

Port Moody city manager Gaetan Royer announced Wednesday he is leaving to take a new job at Metro Vancouver. Royer, who served as city manager since 2004 and as Port Moody's director of community services prior to that, will begin his new role Aug.

Students graduate, then head home

High school graduates across School District 43 are closing their binders for the last time, cleaning out lockers and, in some cases, heading off to far-flung places. But some will travel farther than others.

Farmers must do their part, conservation officer says

A spokesperson for the B.C. Conservation Officer Service is recommending farmers erect electric fences around beehives and blueberry crops to keep out bears.

Man in serious condition after being struck in Port Moody

An 80-year-old man remains in serious condition Wednesday after being struck by a car while crossing St. Johns Street in Port Moody Tuesday night. Const. Luke van Winkel of the Port Moody Police told The Tri-City News that at approximately 10:30 p.m.