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Diane Strandberg

Diane Strandberg

Diane Strandberg covers education, transportation, environment, politics, social and heritage issues for The Tri-City News.

Recent Work by Diane

Update: Tri-City schools open, transit in recovery mode after big snow storm

Update: Tri-City schools open, transit in recovery mode after big snow storm

Roads are expected to busy and buses slow as Tri-City residents wake up to a winter wonderland with 15 CM of snow or more depending on the elevation. City crews are out today working on Priority 2 roads and getting to local roads where possible, as well as preparing for a freeze tonight. Some garbage collection may be affected.
This Port Coquitlam brewery is back in business after a year-long closure

This Port Coquitlam brewery is back in business after a year-long closure

Taylight Brewing is back with its Port Coquitlam-themed beers and has re-opened its tasting room under new owners.
Why this soda giant is bringing Santa to Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam grocery stores

Why this soda giant is bringing Santa to Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam grocery stores

The Coca Cola holiday caravan is coming to two locations in the Tri-Cities.
Port Coquitlam fire crews called to scene of train derailment

Port Coquitlam fire crews called to scene of train derailment

No hazardous materials spilled, says Port Coquitlam fire chief, who said fire crews conducted a risk assessment.
Why this Coquitlam fast food restaurant is temporarily closed

Why this Coquitlam fast food restaurant is temporarily closed

Coquitlam fire fighters were called to the A & W restaurant at Pinetree Village due to smoke coming from electrical panels.
This is how gross the weather could get in Coquitlam this week

This is how gross the weather could get in Coquitlam this week

'Significant accumulations' of snow expected Tuesday night but predicted to turn to rain on Wednesday, according to Environment Canada.
Coquitlam's biggest craft market returning in time for holiday season

Coquitlam's biggest craft market returning in time for holiday season

Shop local and support artisans at the Coquitlam Christmas Craft Fair Dec. 2 to Dec. 4 at the Poirier Forum.
Was a hot tub and pool why this $1.3M Port Coquitlam home sold in just four days?

Was a hot tub and pool why this $1.3M Port Coquitlam home sold in just four days?

You'd be surprise at how many homes have pools in the city as they were a popular feature in homes built in the swinging '60s.
Coquitlam mom's struggle to pay expenses not enough to save her from eviction

Coquitlam mom's struggle to pay expenses not enough to save her from eviction

You can be evicted after just three late rent payments, the B.C. Rental Tenancy Branch explained in a recent decision.
Unique finds at Coquitlam arts centre make holiday giving easy

Unique finds at Coquitlam arts centre make holiday giving easy

Clothing, toys and home decor made by artists are up for sale at Place des Arts in one-of-a-kind show.
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