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Scooter stolen at Coquitlam bus loop

A thief stole a mobility scooter at the Coquitlam bus exchange on Lougheed Highway Wednesday, Sept. 7, leaving Sherri Broadfoot without wheels.

Honour for vets on Sat. in Coq.

Veterans will be honoured at a candlelight vigil tomorrow (Saturday) at 2 p.m. at Coquitlam's Robinson Memorial Park Cemetery.

Gloves off early in Coquitlam mayoral race

Three-term Coquitlam Coun. Barrie Lynch has announced he will seek the mayor's chair when voters go to the polls in November.

School board meets on Tues.

It's back to school, which means regularly scheduled school board meetings are resuming after the summer break. Next Tuesday, Sept. 13, the board of education will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the board office.

Following Terry's footsteps

Jim Terrion Jr. always felt a close connection to Terry Fox. The Prince Rupert native was only three years younger than the Port Coquitlam athlete when he saw Fox on TV during his 1980 Marathon of Hope to raise money for cancer research.

6th bear shot, more warnings

Coquitlam's Bear Aware co-ordinator is continuing to target the Burke Mountain area to remind people to get rid of ripe fruit, garbage and anything else that might attract bears after the sixth bruin of the season was shot in the city recently.

New site for Leigh, party for Broadway

Port Coquitlam's Leigh Square Community Arts Village launched its new website this week, giving residents an easily accessible way of learning what is going on in the city's art community.

Crunch time for local hiker means money for diversity

You can cap off the summer with a vigourous hike - or two, or 10 - up the Coquitlam Crunch this weekend and help raise money to promote diversity activities in the Tri-Cities.

Pool hours extended as heat wave hits Tri-Cities

With meteorologists anticipating the hottest temperatures of the year and Eagle Ridge Pool closed for filming, the city of Coquitlam is extending the hours of its two other outdoor pools and reducing the cost of admission.

Move Royal Columbian Hospital to Riverview?

All or part of the newly expanded Royal Columbian Hospital should be moved the Riverview Hospital grounds, Coquitlam city council said this week.