Karsen Marczuk

Helen Schuler Nature Centre reopens with two new exhibits

With yesterday’s relaunch of the “Open for Summer Plan”, Stage 2 included the reopening of entertainment venues, including the Helen Schuler Nature Centre. Along with the reopening, two new exhibits will be on display for the community to see. Curtis Goodman, Resource Development Coordinator at Helen Schuler, says they are excited to have people check […]Read More

Lethbridge Food Banks set for Target Hunger pick up on

Don’t forget to put your yellow bag out tomorrow for Target Hunger. Volunteers will be picking up the bags filled with non-perishable food items starting at 10 a.m. The Lethbridge Food Bank and Interfaith Food Bank have a goal to raise 50,000 pounds of food this year. Danielle McIntyre, Executive Director of Interfaith Food Bank […]Read More

AHS short staffed, closure of beds and facilities in rural

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is laying the blame for recent facility and bed closures in rural Alberta at the feet of AHS and Health Minister Tyler Shandro. This has resulted in a shortage of staff and the closure of facilities and beds. Mike Dempsey, Vice-President of AUPE, says there hasn’t been any closures of […]Read More

Coaldale house fire considered suspicious, CDES investigating

A residential fire in Coaldale last weekend has been deemed suspicious. Around 3:00 p.m., Coaldale and District Emergency Services (CDES) responded to the blaze at 1151 21 Avenue on Saturday June 5. When crews arrived, the rear deck was fully engulfed in flames and the fire was spreading into the home and roof. Kevin McKeown, […]Read More

Lethbridge businesses, organizations reopen to the public under Stage 2

Thursday marks the reopening of Stage 2 of Alberta’s “Reopen For Summer” three-part plan. With that, many of Alberta’s COVID-19 public health restrictions have been eased. Alberta’s “Open for Summer Plan” is moving ahead with more COVID-19 public health restrictions being lifted provincewide. Included in Stage 2 is the reopening of in-person dining, with up […]Read More

Alberta introduces motion for equalization referendum

Premier Jason Kenney announced on Monday that he will introduce a motion in the legislature, for a referendum question asking Albertans if equalization payments should be removed from Canada’s Constitution. A political science professor from the University of Lethbridge says people from across the country have agreed that the current fiscal referendum is not designed […]Read More

Staying safe while floating down the Oldman River

With the above seasonal temperatures southern Alberta seen last week, the snow in the Rocky Mountains has begun to melt. The increased water is causing the Oldman River to flow at a faster rate than normal, and this could be dangerous for people floating, swimming and kayaking. The Lethbridge Fire Department is reminding residents to plan […]Read More

Lethbridge Bulls set to hit the diamond June 18, with

Baseball fans in Lethbridge can expect to see a live game in just over a week. The Lethbridge Bulls have announced their home opener is set to be on June 18, with one third of capacity being open to fans allowing for social distancing. Current COVID-19 protocols will still be in place. The Bulls are […]Read More

Rattlesnake safety while exploring the coulees this summer

When getting outside to enjoy the fresh air, be aware of rattlesnakes that call the coulees home. Rattlesnakes are commonly spotted along the west side of the Oldman River. An Ecological Consultant with the City of Lethbridge, says there are three peak times when snakes are most likely to be encountered, with the first peak […]Read More

Nikka Yuko opens for summer season, family activities planned

A Lethbridge Tourist Attraction is now open for the summer months. The Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens has opened their doors to the public after postponing the opening for a month due to COVID-19 restrictions.  With summer shortly around the corner in southern Alberta, more and more people are looking to get outside and explore the […]Read More

Call for artwork to be displayed in Community Art Gallery

A new program is encouraging young artists to get inspired by nature. The Helen Schuler Nature Centre is looking for artists under 18 to showcase their work in the Inspired by Nature Youth Art Exhibition. Art can include anything from drawings, paintings all the way to photography and music. A spokesperson with the Nature Centre […]Read More