Skip to content
Diane Strandberg

Diane Strandberg

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

Recent Work by Diane

Coquitlam animal services investigating fatal dog attack at Como Lake Park

Coquitlam animal services investigating fatal dog attack at Como Lake Park

Family reportedly distraught by incident has posted on Reddit; Coquitlam Animal Services is not releasing details but says investigation is underway
This dilapidated house in Port Coquitlam is worth more than $1.4 million

This dilapidated house in Port Coquitlam is worth more than $1.4 million

Property shows an increase in value of 30%, according to the BC Assessment authority
'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.
PHOTOS: Belcarra Regional Park now called təmtəmíxʷtən after historical signing ceremony

PHOTOS: Belcarra Regional Park now called təmtəmíxʷtən after historical signing ceremony

New name for popular regional park acknowledges the long history of the Tsleil-Waututh. who used to have a winter camp in the area
Black bear drops from tree after being shot by tranquilizer gun in busy downtown Port Coquitlam

Black bear drops from tree after being shot by tranquilizer gun in busy downtown Port Coquitlam

Conservation officers say bruin wasn't hurt but needed to be relocated as city was planning a major 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