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.
They're all the tools you'd expect to be used by search and rescue folks during an operation.
It's one of the sure signs that summer is on the way.
Coquitlam Mounties are hoping the public can help them quickly catch a suspect wanted in a sexual assault of a six-year-old girl at Lafarge Lake.
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.
What originally was thought to be a huge loss for the Coquitlam Reds baseball team has turned out to be a rallying point for the community.
It's often believed if you want to make a change, you've got to go to the person straight at the top.
With the provincial election over, relatives of three murdered children in Merritt hope the province will scuttle plans by their killer to move across the country.
Since the fall, the young men in their 20s living at the rental home at 1714 Haversley Ave. in Coquitlam had pretty much kept to themselves without any trouble.
Every day for three weeks, Marie Delagiraudais would sit on the balcony of her Port Coquitlam home, hoping her son Dominique would show up.
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.
An unlocked door proved too much for one alleged PoCo crook, but the last laugh could still go to police and the owner.
A month after being shut down, a popular trail in PoCo is now open to the public.
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.