Stepping out on the meridian along Barnet Highway, it doesn't take long for the RCMP officer with the radar gun to catch a live one.
That's the reaction from the head of the union representing the province's jail guards on the results from a recent WorkSafeBC inspection of the North Fraser Pretrial Centre in Port Coquitlam.
Little is known about the man who was found dead in Colony Farm Regional Park, becoming Coquitlam's first homicide in more than a year.
Tri-Cities Rotary Clubs and local grocers host the biannual Generous Hearts Food Drive to benefit the SHARE food bank, from noon to 6 p.m. at the following locations: Marketplace IGA in Coquitlam and Port Moody, PriceSmart Foods in Coquitlam, Safeway in Coquitlam and PoCo, Save-On-Foods in PoCo, and Thrifty Foods in Coquitlam and Port Moody. Info: www.sharesociety.ca or 604-540-9161. For a more detailed list of locations, see story on Page 10.
Food, dancing and more will be on display at Polish Culture and Heritage Day in the Tri-Cities, set for Sunday, May 26 at Leigh Square in Port Coquitlam.
The four Tri-Cities Rotary clubs are joining forces once again with eight local grocers to host the biannual Generous Hearts Food Drive. The food drive will be held on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 at various grocery stores in the Tri-Cities.
It's one of the sure signs that summer is on the way.
Surrey's Khan Lee fired rounds of 75 and 76 to win the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour's Junior Worlds Qualifier at Pagoda Ridge Golf Club in Langley last weekend.
From underdogs to the favourite, in four quick steps.
New Westminster moved into a three-way tie for second place in the B.C. Junior Lacrosse League with wins over Port Coquitlam and Delta last week.
For the second time in a month, a rotten tree has managed to send a Tri-Cities driver to hospital.
The Port Coquitlam fire department will be keeping a close eye on the Lilydale food products plant, following an ammonia leak that sent a dozen people from a nearby business to hospital.
South Delta Sun Devils are headed back to the provincial girls' "AAA" soccer championships for a record 12th consecutive year after their most improbable journey yet.
SHARE Family & Community Services Society hosts a free drug and alcohol education session, from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at its offices on the second floor of 2615 Clarke St. in Port Moody. The topic is "Cocaine, crystal meth and marijuana - the struggle to recover, and what long-term recovery looks like." This education series, which runs Wednesdays through July 24, is aimed at those who have an alcohol or drug problem, those concerned about their use, and those affected by the use of others. The format consists of a video, a brief presentation and open discussion. Info: 604-936-3900.
The heat is on
On Saturday, May 25, the fifth-annual Jumpstart Day will take place at the Canadian Tire store at 2125 Hawkins St. in Port Coquitlam.
It's often believed if you want to make a change, you've got to go to the person straight at the top.
Confusing language contained in a bylaw that would ban the use of both crossbows and bows and arrows in Port Coquitlam has been sent back to the drawing board.
A Cloverdale teenager is hoping that people with "swag" will take a stand against bullying.