Tri-Cities News Digest September 23

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Pic of the Day: From BC 55+ Games happening in the Tri-Cities

Homicide team called in after suspicious death in Coquitlam – NEWS 1130

COQUITLAM (NEWS 1130) – Mounties are calling the discovery of a body off a gravel road in Coquitlam this morning “suspicious” and now the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called in. A city worker reportedly saw some boots on Quarry Road and then a body not far away near a vehicle.

Space race for Tri-City students

How do things function in a weightless environment? That’s the question 1,600 School District 43 students in Grades 5 to 12 are asking as they work to come up with an experiment that could be tested by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). At the Sept.

MVP honours for Coquitlam Adanacs’ Dinsdale

Adanacs’ Reinholdt, Johnson lead team in points Tri City News September 22, 2016 02:44 PM Coquitlam Adanacs shooter Marty Dinsdale’s 48 point performance and strong leadership on the floor earned him MVP honours during the team’s annual club awards last week.

Information on new curriculum offered in Coquitlam

Schools hold parent meeting Sept. 29 Tri City News September 22, 2016 02:27 PM Coquitlam parents can get a review of the revised curriculum Thursday, Sept. 29, during a parent information night at Maillard middle school. The meeting will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Ceremony will close out 55+ Games in Coquitlam

Sport enthusiasts still have time to catch some events at the 55+ B.C. Games ahead of Saturday afternoon’s closing ceremonies. Tri City News September 23, 2016 06:46 AM Sport enthusiasts still have time to catch some events at the 55+ B.C. Games ahead of Saturday afternoon’s closing ceremonies.

Coquitlam Express’ Stout tied for second in BCHL points

Coquitlam Express forward Owen Stout continues his climb up the BCHL point-leader board after notching two assists during a 3-1 win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks Saturday night. The 19-year-old forward is currently tied for second in the league with two goals and seven assists (nine points), behind Quin Foreman of West Kelowna who has seven goals and three assists (10 points).

Filming is way up in Coquitlam

Low loonie and provincial tax breaks helping Filming activity in the Coquitlam is up dramatically in 2016, an increase the city is crediting to the low Canadian dollar and provincial tax incentives. According to economic development manager David Munro, 141 permits have been issued as of the end of August, while the city has received 290 inquiries.

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