Angela Stewart

Festival Square to open outdoor public skating rink

Call it a mini Canadian Rockefeller Centre if you will. In addition to Festival Square’s Christmas tree, the outdoor area will soon feature an outdoor skating rink for locals to skate on this holiday season. Installation of the rink began today and will be ready to go as early as Friday. An official with the […]Read More

UofL Pronghorn Golf Team receives $10k donation

Ten thousand dollars has been given to the University of Lethbridge to support the Pronghorns golf team. The donation which will help support the program will also go towards helping the team travel south of the border for tournaments.   “We hear all the time throughout the season about other teams being able to go […]Read More

Lethbridge College greenhouse research facility opens in Brooks

Lethbridge College opened the doors to a new 60 thousand square foot greenhouse research facility in Brooks. This is all part of a project between college researchers and Sunterra Greenhouse. Megan Shapka with the college explains what the project is all about.   “We can test things like different lighting prescriptions. We can test varieties, so […]Read More

Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services welcomes 10 new graduates

The Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services welcomed 10 new graduates. A graduation ceremony was held earlier today for the new recruits after completing a 12 week training program. Zakary Jantz says it’s taken a long time to get to this point but graduating and becoming a part of the department feels pretty amazing. “Super excited with […]Read More

AMA Winter Driving Advice

As the winter weather and road conditions have set in and we are adjusting our routines and schedules to accommodate winter driving habits AMA’s Manager of driver education Ryan Lamont has a few reminders to keep us safe.  “Once that temperature drips or dips below -15 that’s an ideal time to start plugging in your […]Read More

Giving Tuesday local book store supports neighbour

Today is giving Tuesday and while many charities look forward to today, Analog books in Lethbridge is using November 29th to donate a portion of their sales to New West Theatre which is dealing with a financial crisis.  “We’ve been a huge supporter of the arts and especially New West Theatre. They’re one of our […]Read More

Mayor’s Hockey Challenge supports local food banks

The Mayor’s Hockey Challenge took place over this weekend at the ATB Centre. All the money raised from the event goes towards supporting local food banks in the city. Danielle McIntyre with the Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge says she is happy to see the city supporting the food banks through events like this […]Read More

Neuron Mobility ends season in Lethbridge for 2022

Neuron Mobility has officially ended their season this year in Lethbridge. Since launching back in April riders have travelled over four hundred thousand kilometers and about 52 per cent of excursions have replaced a car trip. Isaac Ransom with Neuron says the scooters have also cut back on CO2 emissions within the city.   “36 […]Read More

Local Cyber Monday sales in Lethbridge

This is Cyber Monday. It’s a day many Canadians look forward to as to save big bucks online while they shop for the Christmas holiday season. Some of the local retailers in Lethbridge are also participating in Cyber Monday. Cami Tanner of The Herbal Apothecary says having a Cyber Monday sale does provides great deals, […]Read More

Winter Lights Festival opens soon at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden

The 7th annual Winter Light Festival begins next week in Lethbridge. The annual event will be taking place at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden and features thousands of colourful lights for families to enjoy this Christmas season. Marketing Manager Eric Granson says they have some new additions this year.   “We get new sculptures made from […]Read More

Highway 3 twinning between Taber and Burdett to begin next

The Alberta government is forging ahead with plans to twin a major section of highway in Southern Alberta. Shovels will soon be in the ground to twin a section Highway 3 between Taber and Burdett and it will take place through a phased-in approach. Angela Stewart has more on what this means for the Taber and southwestern […]Read More

Town of Taber donates turkeys to food bank

Following Thursday’s ostrich takedown in Taber, the town has donated 20 turkeys to its local food bank in time for the Christmas season. The town supports the foodbank many times throughout the year, and Mayor Andrew Prokop says it felt like an appropriate time to make the donation.  “There’s a huge need, especially around Christmas time, […]Read More

Shoes for Kids YQL foundation thanks local donators

The Shoes for Kids YQL Foundation continues to hand out shoes to kids in need all over southwestern Alberta. Now the foundation is saying thank you after receiving a couple of donations that will help them to continue to provide shoes for those most in need. “We’ve served from kindergarten all the way up to […]Read More

City launches Parks Master Plan community survey

The parks and cemeteries department at the City of Lethbridge is embarking on their Parks Master Plan Project with the kickoff of a community survey. The group is looking for feedback from residents on the parks system. Parks Planning Manager, Chris Witkowski says the master plan is all about what the public wants in terms […]Read More

City Hall lights up for Christmas

Lethbridge City Hall is ready for Christmas. A tree lighting took place at City Hall on Monday morning and Mayor Blaine Hyggen says it would not have been possible without the help of city staff. He says many took time out of their busy schedules to put up and help decorate the tree.   “It […]Read More

Lions Club donates to UofL scholarship campaign program

The Lions Club of Picture Butte has made a significant donation to the University of Lethbridge. The funds will go towards helping students who are visually impaired. The financial boost will support the university’s scholarship campaign. It is meant to help break down some of the barriers that visually impaired students face.   “Well, I don’t […]Read More

Lethbridge man graduates drug treatment court program

A Lethbridge man has recently graduated from the Lethbridge Drug Treatment court program. It is a government funded initiative that is an alternative to jailtime for offenders. The man who is now clean and sober is looking back on his time and hopes to be an inspiration to others. Angela Stewart has his story.   Read More

Lethbridge voted number one for best tasting water

Lethbridge has been crowned the winner for the best tasting water. Out of nine competing cities at the 2022 American Water Works Association Western Canada Conference, Lethbridge was chosen as number with Jasper and St. Albert coming in behind. An official with the city explains the secret behind the best tasting water.   “It’s purely […]Read More

Christmas Hope partnership kicks off

The Christmas season has officially kicked off in Lethbridge with the launch of the annual Christmas Hope campaign. It’s a partnership of six agencies coming together to help some of the less fortunate in our city and to ensure they have a good Christmas. CEO for Lethbridge Family Services Sandra Mintz explains how they help during this time.  […]Read More

Local family donates over 200 gifts to Angel Tree campaign

A local family is giving back to the community after donating over two hundred gifts to Lethbridge Family Services’ Angel Tree Campaign. Emily and Alex Geerligs hosted their first toy drive last year following the passing of their daughter Madison. To commemorate what would have been their daughters first birthday, the Geerlings decided to donate […]Read More

Alberta NDP call for freeze on auto insurance

The Alberta NDP is calling on the province to put an immediate freeze on auto insurance. During a media conference in Calgary Thursday morning, MLA for Lethbridge-West Shannon Phillips says the UCP have always done what’s best for them and not for the people of Alberta when it comes insurance. Phillips says removing the cap […]Read More

Faith based series coming to The Movie Mill

A local movie theatre will be screening The Chosen, a multi-season series about the life of Christ. The Move Mill will be screening the series for five days starting on November 18th, and Co-Owner of the Mill, Leonard Binning says faith-based films have performed quite well in Southern Alberta.  “There’s a lot of different religions […]Read More