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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.

Coq. seeks UBE intervention

Coquitlam is not ready to let the United Boulevard Extension die and has appealed to both the federal and provincial governments to step in and get the road project back on track.

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.