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Diane Strandberg

Diane Strandberg

Diane Strandberg covers education, transportation, environment, politics, social and heritage issues for The Tri-City News.

Recent Work by Diane

'It's ludicrous,' says Port Coquitlam man ticketed for parking too close to his driveway

'It's ludicrous,' says Port Coquitlam man ticketed for parking too close to his driveway

Resident says he's not inconveniencing anyone, and people who live on the street should get decals so bylaw officers can better spot parking scofflaws
VIDEO: Poodle survives three nights and massive rainstorm in mountains near Port Moody

VIDEO: Poodle survives three nights and massive rainstorm in mountains near Port Moody

Family says social media was put to good use with dozens of offers of help, which eventually led to the dog being found by a local mountain biker.
Seeking 'hope' amidst tragedy, family of Trina Hunt hosts violence against women vigil in Port Moody

Seeking 'hope' amidst tragedy, family of Trina Hunt hosts violence against women vigil in Port Moody

With Trina Hunt's murder still unsolved, family seeks to raise awareness about gender-based violence as part of a global 16 Days of Activism event.
VIDEO: Wily coyote unfazed by traffic on busy downtown Port Coquitlam street

VIDEO: Wily coyote unfazed by traffic on busy downtown Port Coquitlam street

Brazen coyote takes a stroll in downtown Port Coquitlam, creating a bit of a stir among pedestrians and drivers in the area
Canadian artist honours journalists fighting for truth during National Newspaper Week

Canadian artist honours journalists fighting for truth during National Newspaper Week

Ola Volo aims to 'spark conversation' about the role of the media in building Canadian communities with Champion The Truth limited edition and signed print, with proceeds donated to Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
UPDATE: 'Traumatized' Port Coquitlam residents mourn young bear hit by a car

UPDATE: 'Traumatized' Port Coquitlam residents mourn young bear hit by a car

Bears are frequent visitors to the north side of Port Coquitlam and one young bear was accidentally hit by a car, resulting in an outpouring of grief on social media
Bear family hits the pool to beat the heat in Coquitlam

Bear family hits the pool to beat the heat in Coquitlam

Here's how a Coquitlam bear family beat the heat on Sunday by playing in a pool in Metro Vancouver
'A light in the pandemic', why a Coquitlam man sings O Canada nightly for a year (VIDEO)

'A light in the pandemic', why a Coquitlam man sings O Canada nightly for a year (VIDEO)

Adam Turpin usually sings with a choir, now this Coquitlam man sings alone as he tries to boost the spirits of frontline workers with a powerful rendition of O Canada
Dog spends 'night of terror' at vet after ingesting marijuana laced with barbiturates at Port Moody park

Dog spends 'night of terror' at vet after ingesting marijuana laced with barbiturates at Port Moody park

Port Moody woman is placing posters at Westhill Park to warn dog owners of possible poisoning after her beloved pet gets sick from ingesting substances left on trails
'I could have died': How a Coquitlam woman's life was saved by a nurse working with police

'I could have died': How a Coquitlam woman's life was saved by a nurse working with police

Now training as a mental health worker, Jessa Turner says psych nurses or other specially trained individuals should assist uniformed police in dealing with welfare checks and suicide calls — Metro Vancouver mayors agree with her