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Pets lost after fire

Victims of the 99 Begin St. condo fire are asking their neighbours to watch out for three cats missing since the blaze.

HST: How the Tri-Cities voted

The results are in and Tri-City residents voted 'Yes' to scrapping the harmonized sales tax (HST), with the biggest support for axing the tax coming from Coquitlam-Burke Mountain. Residents there voted 55.

Society looks to run Gordon shelter

A Tri-City group involved in homeless outreach programs will bid next month to run the new homeless shelter and transitional housing facility in Coquitlam.

Record checks made easy with new scanner

Criminal record checks will be processed faster in Coquitlam thanks to a new piece of fingerprint technology at the local RCMP detachment.

Bear is dining on south side of PoCo

A long-distance bear is checking out homes and garbage south of Mary Hill and the city of Port Coquitlam is urging people to lock their trash away.

Orphaned Anmore cubs progressing

Three bear cubs that lost their mother after the animal charged an Anmore man in early August are being well cared for in a large enclosure with lots of places to play and hide and even a pool to swim in.

Nobody hurt but damage severe at condo

Mike Judd holds a Ziploc bag full of medications salvaged from his fire-damaged condo and says he's just happy nobody was hurt.

Accident downs Coq. hydro line

Coquitlam emergency services descended on Austin Avenue and Mariner Way Thursday afternoon after a power line was downed across the intersection.

Info sought on missing Coquitlam mom

The parents of a missing mother of two from Coquitlam pleaded for anyone with any information about their daughter's whereabouts to come forward.

Work continues

Construction crews working on the King Edward Street overpass in Coquitlam are "making good progress," a city official said this week. But it's not likely the viaduct that spans from Lougheed Highway to United Boulevard will be open ahead of the Nov.