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.
Greg Drummond decided to take a walk just over two years ago, and he hasn't turned back since.
I was pleased with the decision of Port Moody city council on May 14 to follow Coun. Rick Glumac's motion to reconsider the placement of flag poles in front of the civic plaza's traffic circle, especially in relationship with the flag poles that could be an integral part of the new fire hall complex.
For the second time in a month, a rotten tree has managed to send a Tri-Cities driver to hospital.
Patrick O'Connor's desk, tucked away in the back of Linda Reimer's campaign office on St. Johns Street, looks like one inhabited by a man who hasn't had much time to organize.
Tri-City Singles Social Club is a social group for 50-plus singles who are looking to meet new friends and participate in social events such as walking, dancing, dining out, travel, theatre etc. The group meets on the third Friday of the month at the Port Moody Legion, 2513 Clarke St. at 7 p.m. to plan events. Membership is $20 per year and new members are welcome.
An unlocked door proved too much for one alleged PoCo crook, but the last laugh could still go to police and the owner.
Do pollsters have any credibility? Are attack ads the way to go? Did the Liberals just get more supporters out to the polls than the NDP? These and other questions are being asked as we digest what, for most, was a shocking election night, both in the Tri-Cities and right across B.C. Locally, we started out with three NDP ridings and one Liberal, numbers that are now reversed.
After spending a year draped in orange, the Port Moody-Coquitlam riding is back in the hands of Liberal blue.
While the dust on election night has settled, leaving the BC Liberals with an even bigger majority than last term, the official numbers from Tuesday's vote won't be finalized until after May 27.
Moments before polls closed Tuesday, Coquitlam-Port Moody Liberal candidate Linda Reimer was working the phones. It appeared that nose-to-the-grindstone attitude paid off.
Terry Fox Library offers families and caregivers with young children drop-in storytimes on Wednesday mornings, May 15 to June 26, from 10: 15 to 10: 45 a.m. Storytimes include books, fingerplays, songs and flannel board stories. Everyone is welcome. For info, call 604-927-7999.
The Best of BC Wines Uncorked tasting arrives at Port Moody City Hall Galleria on Saturday, May 25. A cross section of the best B.C. has to offer is highlighted, with over 35 wineries pouring at this year's event.
The Canadian Diabetes Association's Clothesline program will be in the Tri-Cities on Saturday, May 18 as part of a Fill A Truck event happening across Canada.
After the polls close at 8 p.m. tonight, check back with us for coverage of all four Tri-Cities ridings: Coquitlam-Burke Mountain, Coquitlam-Maillardville, Port Moody-Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.
PORT COQUITLAM - A Port Coquitlam teen missing for three weeks will likely have a story to tell following his return home.
COQUITLAM — In what appears to be Coquitlam’s first homicide of the year, RCMP investigators blocked off a portion of Colony Farm Regional Park Monday.
The best player in B.C. girls volleyball is joining Canada's most successful program.
In just four short years, Rusty Johnson has triumphed over tri-tips, bested his briskets and perfected pulled pork.