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7-Eleven celebrates with free Slurpees

7-Eleven Canada is set to serve up almost a half million free Slurpee drinks to mark the company's 42nd birthday this Monday, July 11. More than 465 stores across the country, including seven in the Tri-Cities, will each give away 1,000 7.

Evergreen Line funding announcement expected soon

TransLink mayors could be putting the final touches to a financing agreement for the Evergreen Line.

UPDATE: Victim targeted, say police

A man found murdered on a wooded pathway in the quiet Ranch Park area of Coquitlam Wednesday was well-known to police, according to members of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.

Metro vote fails to pass

Coquitlam residents won't get a chance to vote on who they want to represent them at Metro Vancouver - at least, not in November. This week, city council quashed the motion by Coun.

Downed wires cause traffic gridlock

Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart says he has a lot of hard questions for BC Hydro after underwater erosion downed a transmission tower and caused power lines between Surrey and Coquitlam to plunge into the Fraser River Monday night, choking traffic th

Multiple attacks lead to jail time, rehab and probation

A Surrey man who committed a series of violent robberies against six women last May - two of which occurred in the Tri-Cities - has been sentenced to 22 months in jail.

Walmart due to open this month in PoCo

The first major development in Port Coquitlam's Dominion Triangle is planning to open its doors this month after several weeks of delays.

Cooking for royalty a 'surreal' experience, says local student

When Tyson Gee prepares a meal, he likes to make sure every dish he executes is fit for a king.

Pesticide ban on the way in Coquitlam

Coquitlam homeowners will soon have to tend to their lawns, plants and shrubs without spraying chemicals. This week, city council unanimously voted to get staff to draft a bylaw that would ban pesticides from being used on residential properties.

Planting delayed by weather, high water

It may look like a giant sandbox now but the new Pitt River Intertidal habitat area north of Lougheed Highway in Port Coquitlam should be green with plants soon. The final stage for the $9.