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Douglas College valedictorian has business on the brain

Aleem Jinnah knows one thing for certain: in 10 years he wants to be his own boss. If his performance at Douglas College is any indication, Jinnah will have no trouble realizing his goal.

Betty Fox is 'seriously ill'

Betty Fox, mother of the late Terry Fox, is seriously ill, according to a statement posted today on the Terry Fox Foundation website.

UPDATE: Apartment fire breaks out in downtown PoCo

Residents of an apartment in the 2200-block of Atkins Avenue in Port Coquitlam have yet to return to their homes after fire ripped through the building last Thursday night.

Weather woes for local growers

Everybody has been complaining about the cold, wet weather this spring but those in the agricultural industry have been buzzing about bees - or, rather, the lack of them.

Evergreen delay 'a bit of a joke,' says mayor

Port Moody Mayor Joe Trasolini warns that discontent over yet another delay in the completion of the Evergreen Line means politicians in the northeast sector are in trouble come election time. Trasolini was responding to comments made by B.C.

Honour for Coquitlam's Dubiel

A Coquitlam resident was named this week as a 2011 YWCA Vancouver Woman of Distinction. Malgorzata Dubiel was among 12 women to accept the award Tuesday during a gala event at the Westin Bayshore hotel in Vancouver.

Mounties looking for missing Riverview patient

Coquitlam RCMP are seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing Riverview Hospital patient who has not been at the facility since last month.

Cycle team members pedal, fundraise at their own pace

If cancer could be cured by enthusiasm alone, the disease would be history in two weeks. That's when 30 members of the Cap's Westwood Cycle team put their ideals, training and bodies to the test against a 400 km road trip to Seattle.

Professionally renovated homes open for one day

Greater Vancouver Home Builders' Association (GVHBA) renovation council invites the public to tour 12 professionally renovated Lower Mainland homes - including one in Coquitlam - on June 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PoCo heritage on 2 wheels

For years, the Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society heritage walks have been a good way for local residents to get to know a little more about important buildings and historical characters in their hometown.