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Police warn public to lock windows

Don't be tempted to leave your windows open to get relief from the blazing summer sunshine, Coquitlam Mounties are warning.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBC News

Pancho Desperatus missing from B.C. psychiatric hospital

Canadian citizen Pancho Desperatus-Amator-DeTanza went missing from Cottonwood Lodge psychiatric hospital in Coquitlam, B.C. on Tuesday morning.

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Tri-City News

Westwood Plateau thief steals pricey jewelry, bags

Coquitlam RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating several pieces of stolen jewelry from a Westwood Plateau break-in.

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Tri-City News

Housing crunch for Coquitlam

And the future doesn't look much brighter, with rents and mortgages expected to soar as the population booms, especially in areas around the Evergreen Line.

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Tri-City News

Park upgrade but no pool

A Coquitlam park nearly half a century old will get a facelift next year but it won't have the one thing that neighbours have been asking for: a pool.

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Recycling Today

MMBC recycling program expands in British Columbia

Multi-Material BC , an industry-funded take-back program for packaging and printed paper based in Vancouver has announced that five more communities in British Columbia will start receiving recycling services.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Shelley Fralic: Mompreneur solves problem of 'tween' clothing

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

24 Hours

New Westminster residents want trucks off of many residential streets.

Semis rumbling through New Westminster's residential streets will continue after the TransLink board of directors rejected a city proposal to oust trucks from three municipal roads.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Agressive black bear shot and killed at Port Coquitlam park

A black bear, like this one, was hunted by conservation officers and tracking dogs at a popular Port Coquitlam park Friday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBC News

Elderly driver rams car into store in Cranbrook B.C.

A disoriented driver in southeastern British Columbia is accused of causing more than his fair share of mayhem after losing control in a parking lot in Cranbrook.

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Coquitlam Now

Cop Talk Column: When should you call 911?

Since there weren't any questions from readers this month, I checked in with the call takers at the Coquitlam RCMP Operational Communications Centre to see what types of questions they've been getting from the public lately so I could use this space to answer them.

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CBC News

Bear killed in Port Coquitlam's Gates Park

A conservation officer involved in the search for a bear in Port Coquitlam on Friday morning searches for a missing tracking dog that may have been swatted by the bear.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Books Plus: Movies, drums and clubs

Interactive tutorial courses help take your skills to the next level. Visit www.library.coquitlam.bc.ca, then click on the Good Online Stuff button and look for Learning Express Library; or call the info desk at 604-937-4144.

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Coquitlam Now

Quarry a no go

A Langley resident hoping to conduct test drilling on Burke Mountain toward an eventual rock quarry has withdrawn his bid, the provincial Ministry of Forests has announced.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

HAZMAT Magazine

BC HazMat crew discovers mystery lab after odor complaint

Investigation officials have not yet confirmed what was being produced in the lab, but did note that an array of chemicals and equipment were recovered at the scene of the Como Lake Avenue area home.

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Coquitlam Now

Shakamoraine stages homecoming show

PoCo artist Olga Cuttell will have her work on display as part of the Craft Council of British Columbia and Circle Craft Cooperative's outdoor Summer Market at the Jack Poole Plaza, located adjacent to the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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Coquitlam Now

$14M for Evergreen enhancements

A pair of 15-metre columns will mark the entry into the core of Coquitlam's City Centre area.

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GlobalNews

Suspect charged in hit-and-run death of Port Coquitlam teen

Seventy-three-year-old Irwin Richard Franz has been charged with failure to stay at the scene of an accident causing bodily harm or death and will appear in court on August 25. Police said a black pick-up truck, possibly without a canopy, being driven by an older male with graying hair fled the scene after hitting the teenager.

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Tri-City News

Have you got bike skills? Coquitlam has a new park

A seesaw, a steep ramp and a log bridge are among the obstacles at Coquitlam's new bike skills park.

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Pique News Magazine

Giller nominee Genni Gunn is Whistler's writer-in-residence

Novelist, translator and poet Genni Gunn, nominated for the Giller Prize in 2011 for her novel Solitaria , has been named as Whistler's 2014 writer-in-residence.

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