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Kyle Balzer

Kyle  Balzer

Kyle Balzer graduated with distinction from BCIT's Broadcast & Online Journalism program in 2016.

He has covered a variety of stories from education & Indigenous relations, to community interests & sports.

Kyle is a three-time award-winning journalist, including recognition from the BC Association of Broadcasters for his part in covering the 2017 BC wildfire season.

He's worked for media outlets in Abbotsford, Surrey and Prince George before joining Tri-City News, and has visited six different countries in his lifetime, including Colombia and Ukraine.

He loves meeting new people, listening to unique stories, & diving into new experiences.

Twitter: @KyleBalzer

Recent Work by Kyle

Coquitlam RCMP clocks truck at 135 km/h — nearly double the Lougheed Highway speed limit

Coquitlam RCMP clocks truck at 135 km/h — nearly double the Lougheed Highway speed limit

More than 400 traffic violation tickets were handed out in the detachment's jurisdiction in October, which included an uptick in speeding.
Was your coin collection stolen in 2018? B.C. RCMP hope to return it to the rightful owner

Was your coin collection stolen in 2018? B.C. RCMP hope to return it to the rightful owner

Mounties in Surrey found the booklet of old change during a 2018 criminal investigation.
VIDEO: Halloween vandals investigated after caught breaking window of Port Coquitlam home

VIDEO: Halloween vandals investigated after caught breaking window of Port Coquitlam home

Family of the homeowner calls the act "disheartening" as video shows what appear to be young adults running away after throwing a large object.
B.C. gaining extra hour of sleep with daylight saving time ending on Sunday

B.C. gaining extra hour of sleep with daylight saving time ending on Sunday

It's time to 'fall back' on the clocks.
New Port Coquitlam millionaire dancing for joy — and his health

New Port Coquitlam millionaire dancing for joy — and his health

Chee Yee Fong won a Maxmillion prize the night of Lotto Max's $70-million draw on June 15, 2021.
Steak, lobster and travelling the world: Port Moody man's $675K lottery win turning dreams into reality

Steak, lobster and travelling the world: Port Moody man's $675K lottery win turning dreams into reality

Ryan Spibey won a late September Set for Life scratch ticket and feels "on top of the world."
30 years since his first election: Port Coquitlam MLA recounts 'touching moment' in B.C. legislature

30 years since his first election: Port Coquitlam MLA recounts 'touching moment' in B.C. legislature

Mike Farnworth was publicly acknowledged by all parties for his commitment to serving the province; he's since been appointed as deputy premier.
More B.C. residents putting up 'mega displays' for Halloween: survey

More B.C. residents putting up 'mega displays' for Halloween: survey

Festive lights and blow-up decorations no longer limited to holiday season
Coquitlam RCMP being investigated after alleged intoxicated man placed in "critical condition"

Coquitlam RCMP being investigated after alleged intoxicated man placed in "critical condition"

After two officers struggled to put him in handcuffs, the man appeared to have had trouble breathing and lost consciousness.
UPDATE: Alleged pair of attempted child abductions in Port Coquitlam reported to RCMP

UPDATE: Alleged pair of attempted child abductions in Port Coquitlam reported to RCMP

According to a woman's statement, her son and other kids were approached by a man who offered to drive them to Wal-Mart for cookies.