Former Lethbridge College team’s concrete project honoured as finalist for

Three former Lethbridge College civil engineering technology students have received concrete proof that their project stands out from others. The team investigated whether or not the addition of polypropylene fibers to concrete can help protect it from cracking or deterioration. Lane Roggensack, Robert Beerda and Brett Porter have been named finalists of the Capstone Project […]Read More

Goldfish and other aquarium species invading local storm ponds

A fishy situation is going on at a few ponds around Lethbridge. Aquatic invasive species, including goldfish and koi have become an issue at Firelight Park, Chinook Lake, and Elm Groves Pond. The species have been illegally released into storm water ponds and other water bodies, altering aquatic habitats so that it becomes inhabitable for […]Read More

Lethbridge’s new mayor and council officially sworn in

Lethbridge officially has a new city council following Monday’s swearing-in ceremony.   Mayor Blaine Hyggen and councillors Rajko Dodic, Belinda Crowson, Jenn Schmidt-Rempel, Mark Campbell, John Middleton-Hope, Ryan Parker, Jeff Carlson, and Nick Paladino took the Oath of Office on Monday afternoon.    Mayor Hyggen, who is now the 26th Mayor of Lethbridge, says he […]Read More

Lethbridge woman wins Miss World Canada 2021

Lethbridge was recently represented on the international stage thanks to Jaime Vandenberg, who won the title of Miss World Canada 2021. Vandenberg grew up in Lethbridge and has been competing in pageants for the past eight years. She recently held the title of Miss International Canada 2020.    Vandenberg says, so far a large part […]Read More

Lethbridge’s 4 re-elected city councillors will be back in council

Four returning city councillors have been re-elected to serve Lethbridge. Belinda Crowson, Mark Campbell, Jeff Carlson, and Ryan Parker will all sit around council chambers once again.    Last council saw diverse opinions between councillors, but councillor Belinda Crowson who will be starting her second-term and came in second place with 6.5 per cent of […]Read More

Campus Bird Checklist created by U of L master’s student

The University of Lethbridge has released a new Campus Bird Checklist as a way to get the community involved and to explore local surroundings. Master’s student, Samantha Krause helped with the initiative documenting over 135 different species of birds at various times on campus. The team used an E-Bird software to document and keep track […]Read More

Transit riders rally outside of city hall on Saturday raising

A “Rally for Accessible YQL Transit” took place outside city hall on Saturday, where concerned residents gathered to discuss their issues with Lethbridge Transit’s cityLINK network.    “In terms of the stops, many of them are being eliminated and it is quite a walk for people, some being 15 to 20 minutes. As well, with […]Read More

Operation Red Nose cancels Safe Ride Services in Alberta for

Operation Red Nose will not be held in Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba this year. The reason? High COVID-19 numbers. Operation Red Nose is a non-profit group that promotes responsible behaviour to prevent impaired driving by providing a volunteer chauffeur service during the Christmas holidays.    Marie-Chantal Fortin, with Operation Red Nose, says each community was […]Read More

First year-round market set to open in Lethbridge on Oct.

The Lethbridge Farmers’ Market wrapped up over the weekend, but don’t worry if you weren’t able to attend – a new year-round, indoor YQL Marketplace is set to open this weekend. This is the first year-round market to open in our city.    Co-owner, Helen Manzara, says the idea came to them after hearing countless […]Read More

E-sports officially part of Lethbridge College Kodiaks program

Lethbridge College is pressing play on its esports competition for the 2021-22 season. With the popularity of esports on the rise, the college has launched initiatives to promote gaming at the competitive, recreational and community levels. Esports aligns with the college’s history of adopting leading-edge technologies and creating a welcoming environment for students.    Virtual […]Read More

Local printing businesses seeing increase in sales thanks to large

It’s starting to be a common sight when driving around Lethbridge, campaign signs plaguing the streets for the upcoming municipal election. But, before the campaign signs are set out along the street, local printing businesses have been working hard to prepare them.    David Watson with Friesen Plastics, says they’ve printed thousands of campaign signs […]Read More