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PMPD seek witnesses to kidnapping

Port Moody police are looking for witnesses to an alleged kidnapping and robbery Tuesday evening. At approximately 5:50 p.m., a woman walking from the Port Moody West Coast Express station toward St.

Busy season for parks and parking lots

Local beaches are finally welcoming beach-goers after a cool start to the summer, resulting in some parking lot closures to prevent problems in crowded parking lots.

Missing Riverview man sought

The Coquitlam RCMP are asking for the public's help in finding a man missing from Riverview Hospital. Xiaohis (Robert) Cheng, 37, was last seen by hospital staff at approximately 4 p.m. on July 29 and was later reported missing to Coquitlam Mounties.

Ramadan: a time to fast and to think about others

To those unfamiliar with Islam and the Muslim faith, the idea of fasting from dawn to dusk for the holy month of Ramadan can seem like an arduous task.

Park app can help lost hikers

As part of its effort to find new revenues from its regional parks, Metro Vancouver is rolling out a new smartphone app they hope will help park-goers explore the wilderness.

More city property up for sale

Coquitlam city hall is poised to sell off more of its land. City council last week gave three readings to a proposed road cancellation that would see the small strip consolidated with a larger city-owned property located at 2150 Como Lake Ave.

Petition stops homes

A petition opposing a subdivision in a mature, single-family home neighbourhood in Coquitlam proved to be effective against a developer last week.

Businesses get ready for King Ed. closure

Businesses along Coquitlam's United Boulevard are taking a wait and see approach to the 12-week King Edward Street closure before making any customer service changes.

SFU pipe band off to the Worlds

Seven Tri-City residents will leave today (Friday) for Scotland to compete with the award-winning SFU Pipe Band in next week's World Pipe Band Championships.

Walmart eyes in-store services

Port Coquitlam residents will get their chance to weigh-in next month on a city decision to allow health and personal services to operate out of big box outlets like the newly opened Walmart.