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2,000 Tri-City students already signed up for summer school courses

Three years after tuition fees were abolished for summer school courses and School District 43 staff were swamped with registrants, the annual sign-up for summer high school credit classes has become routine, almost dull.

UPDATE: PoCo woman found

A Port Coquitlam woman who went missing earlier in the week was located Thursday night, said Coquitlam RCMP. Cordula Thielke was planning on taking a new job up north and went missing only hours before she was supposed to catch her flight.

Wide canvas for public art

Coquitlam council is set to adopt a public art policy this month - about a decade after a task force held workshops, sought community input and issued a report on ways to beautify the city.

PoMo fire hall concerns not the reason for exit

Jeff Lambert says when he decided to "finally pull the pin" on his five-and-a-half-year career as Port Moody fire chief on May 2, the decision was less an explosive reaction to mounting pressure between the city and fire department over disagreements

City aims to make it easier to move

Getting around Coquitlam in a wheelchair or walking with a cane should be a little easier in the future after the city updates its design guidelines and sidewalk maintenance policies to improve accessibility.

PoMo looks at taking out the trash - big trash

Port Moody city council will consider a motion to contract out large-item garbage collection in place of the annual spring cleanup collection that was cancelled last October.

Coquitlam OKs amateur MMA

Coquitlam city council gave the green light to amateur mixed martial arts events Monday in a move that will likely see the first sanctioned MMA fight at the Boulevard Casino by the fall.

Derelict buildings an issue?

A Port Coquitlam resident is calling on the city to do more about abandoned, derelict buildings after three suspicious fires occurred on the weekend.

Three new parks are on the way for Burke

Coquitlam residents living on Burke Mountain will soon be able to take a stroll in one of three new area parks being built this year. Lori MacKay, Coquitlam's general manager of parks, said the second phase of Marguerite Park - a 4.

Evergreen Line has landed - a little bit

It's one small step for Port Moody and one giant leap of faith for the Evergreen Line. The Evergreen Line project board asked Port Moody city council last week to sign off on making a tiny 2.5 sq.