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8 min ago | CBC News

Port Coquitlam man, 73, charged in 2013 hit and run

Irwin Richard Franz has been charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing bodily harm or death.

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8 min ago | 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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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Maple Ridge teen returns to Country Fest - Fun Farm'

Paige Gordon is returning for a fifth year in the animal barns at Country Fest, and this weekend, she'll be taking on a more prominent role than ever before.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

SPOTLIGHT: Order of BC for two Tri-City residents

Coquitlam philanthropist and childhood cancer research fundraiser Gloria Cuccione and former Anmore mayor Hal Weinberg, a brain behaviour researcher at SFU, were honoured for their work by BC Premier Christy Clark and Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon on Tuesday.

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The Georgia Straight

NDP Leader John Horgan gives David Eby a boost while reducing Jenny Kwan's responsibilities

John Horgan has appointed regional critics for economic development, suggesting he's not going to concede this area to the B.C. Liberals.

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Tri-City News

Shorter response times but longer time spent at calls: Port Coquitlam chief

The number of calls Port Coquitlam Fire and Emergency Services receives each year has stayed in lockstep with the city's population.

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Coquitlam Now

Ride takes aim at bullying

On Sunday , a group of motorcycle enthusiasts will take to the streets of the Tri-Cities and beyond to lend their voice to the issue.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Tri-City News

Burquitlam Lions Care Centre to close

The Burquitlam Lions Care Centre is set to close within the next couple of years after learning its Fraser Health funding will be going to a new, for-profit facility set to open in 2016.

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Tri-City News

Coquitlam churches get OK for homeless shelters

On Monday, city council granted temporary use permits - good for two years each - to Coquitlam Alliance Church on Spuraway Avenue and Calvary Baptist Church on Regan Avenue.

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Prince George Citizen

BIV homeowners

In May, Heidi De Wildt, 26, and her 27-year-old husband, Richard, decamped from Metro Vancouver, selling their townhome and moving to Prince Rupert on British Columbia's northwest coast.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Thompson's most wonderful world

And, judging by the artwork displayed on the walls of her Port Coquitlam home, Thompson has lived a most glorious life - filled with adventure, beauty and love.

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Related Topix: Canada, Printers, Washington, CA, Gothic, The Gathering

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Tri-City News

Bikers will roll in support of Amanda Todd legacy fund

Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to rev up their engines next week and ride in support of the Amanda Todd Legacy Society and programs supporting youth.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Dustin Moir back in prison after allegedly breaching bail conditions

Dustin Moir, who is awaiting a new trial in the murder of Chelsey Acorn, is back in prison after allegedy breaching his bail conditions and uttering threats.

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North Shore News

Surrey mayoralty race most intriguing

The looming Surrey mayoralty race is shaping up as a warmup exercise for the next federal election for a number of major political operatives in this province.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Tri-City News

Kids' reading clubs are busy this summer

Students out of school two weeks early this year may be a reason enrolment numbers are up at summer reading clubs in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.

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Tri-City News

Construction set to start next month on Mossom Hatchery

Mossom Creek Hatchery volunteers are closing a major fundraising gap in their goal to have a hatchery running this fall.

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Examiner.com

Domestic violence: Po Co man charged with murder in the death of his wife

A man in Port Coquitlam has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Coquitlam Now

Pair rescued after speed boat capsizes

Coquitlam RCMP are reminding residents to be safe on the water after two people needed to be rescued from their capsized boat on the Pitt River last weekend.

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The Now Newspaper

BALDREY: Surrey's race for mayor sure to be most intriguing

The looming Surrey mayoralty race is shaping up as a warmup exercise for the next federal election for a number of major political operatives in this province.

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Four Wheeler

1983 Ford Ranger - Round Two

Some 4x4 projects are hatched with a grand plan. Others just happen. This fascinating 1983 Ford Ranger seems to be a combination of both.

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