Micah Quinn

After graduating from Mount Royal University in Calgary with a Broadcasting Diploma, Micah made the trek down to Lethbridge to work for Bridge City News. He has previously worked at City TV Calgary on the Breakfast Television morning show. He looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out why people think the way they do. You’ll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.

Ceremony awards 15 Lethbridge residents with Queen Elizabeth II Platinum

The Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal was awarded to 15 local recipients on Friday evening. The medal honours residents who have committed countless hours to serve and help make our community an amazing place to live. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, Alberta’s Deputy Premier and Infrastructure Minister Nathan Neudorf was on hand to present […]Read More

UCP clash with NDP over proposed Sovereignty Act

Deputy Premier Nathan Neudorf was asked why the UCP wants the NDP to apologize regarding comments they made on the proposed Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act. Leader Rachel Notley called for the federal government to quash the act should it pass at the legislature. Neudorf said his party is demanding an apology from […]Read More

VR driving simulator to support emergency vehicle driving training

A new driving simulator at the Lethbridge College is preparing to have a huge impact. The START Centre at the college has a new virtual reality driving simulator that will be used to conduct research to support emergency vehicle driver training. Video Journalist Micah Quinn chatted with staff from the post-secondary about the benefits of […]Read More

Team Lethbridge to promote city at Alberta legislature

Team Lethbridge will be making an important trip to the Alberta legislature on December 6th. The group will be made up of 23 local organizations which are going to spread awareness of what Lethbridge can offer our province. This is the 7th mission that Team Lethbridge has made to Edmonton. Trevor Lewington, the CEO of […]Read More

Meals on Wheels fundraiser to benefit less fortunate

Christmas is just around the corner as is a local tradition of helping those who are less fortunate. The 14th annual Meals On Wheels 23 Days of Christmas fundraiser is kicking off. Meals On Wheels provides over 100 hot meals per day for members of our community who can’t provide for themselves. As BCN’s Micah […]Read More

Lethbridge Housing Authority not seeking zoning for shelter space

The Lethbridge Housing Authority is walking back a statement they previously made. The organization made a zoning request for Castle Apartments and Halmrast Manor in our city. Staff said they are clarifying that they are only seeking to provide supportive housing at the two locations and not to provide a shelter or a resource centre. […]Read More

Lethbridge municipal tax rate increasing 5.1 per cent.

City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve the 2023-2026 operating budget. This means that the municipal tax rate is 5.1 per cent for each of the next four years. This is equal to $129.93 per year per single family house, based on an average market value of $285,800. Lethbridge Mayor Blaine Hyggen says this […]Read More

Fundraiser started for woman denied organ transplant

An Alberta woman says she is being put in a tough situation where she must either get the covid vaccine or potentially die. Sheila Annette Lewis filed a legal challenge against Alberta Health Services, doctors and a hospital as she was unable to receive a lifesaving organ transplant due to her not wanting to be […]Read More

Christmas With the Caldwells enters fifth year of holiday cheer

The bright lights of Christmas are back on full display in Lethbridge. The Caldwell family hosted their annual event on Sunday evening to showcase the dazzling lights of the holidays as they have decked out their home in full Christmas regalia. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the story on the Christmas With the Caldwells initiative […]Read More

Maria Fitzpatrick recounts abuse at the hands of ex-husband

Domestic violence impacts so many families here in Alberta. It is also Family Violence Prevention Month in our province. Maria Fitzpatrick, the former Lethbridge-East MLA, has shared her own story of domestic abuse. BCN’s Micah Quinn chatted with Fitzpatrick about how she had a few close brushes with death at the hands of her ex-husband.Read More

Toy Toss set to benefit kids

Toys are set to be tossed here in southern Alberta on Friday evening for a good cause. Prior to the Coaldale Night of Lights Parade, the first ever Coaldale Emergency Services Toy Toss will be put on by emergency services personnel. Officials are encouraging parade watchers to toss a toy at volunteers which will then […]Read More

Canada loses first World Cup game as Lethbridge looks on

The sound of dismay was heard in downtown Lethbridge at Festival Square on Wednesday afternoon. Canada kicked off their first game of the World Cup versus a heavily favoured Belgium. Sadly, Canada lost 1-nil to the number two ranked Belgium team. Officials from the Lethbridge Soccer Association say it was a huge day for soccer […]Read More

Shop of Wonders spreading holiday cheer

Children and families in need during the holiday season now have access to their favourite toys that they otherwise may not have been able to afford. The Shop of Wonders is a toy shop where children can hand pick their favourite items for free. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held […]Read More

Three years and no answers for family of Marshal Iwaasa

Marshal Iwaasa was 27-years-old when he disappeared three years ago and his family is still searching for answers. Lethbridge Police say there are no updates as to where he could be. An awareness vigil was held by family members of Iwaasa on Friday evening. Video Journalist Micah Quinn was there and spoke with Iwaasa’s mother […]Read More

Angel Tree campaign hoping to help out 3500 kids

Giving is a big part of Christmas especially to children in need. That is what the Angel Tree campaign is all about here in Lethbridge. Gift bundles are packaged up by volunteers to be distributed out to families who are in need. Officials for the campaign say that last year they gave out gifts out […]Read More

New West Theatre starting fundraiser to stay afloat

A local nonprofit organization is in urgent need of funding. According to staff from New West Theatre in Lethbridge they have to fundraise a healthy dose of money over the next few months or they may have to close their doors. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the story on how inflation and the pandemic really […]Read More

Abortion discussed at Wilberforce Project event

One of Alberta’s leading Pro-life groups held a fundraising event on Thursday evening in Lethbridge County. The Wilberforce Project was created in 1986 and was formerly known as Alberta Pro-Life. According to staff the group’s mandate is to protect human life through political advocacy. Abortion has been legal in Canada since 1988, but Cameron Wilson, […]Read More

Harrowing journey from Ukraine to Lethbridge discussed at SACPA

A Ukrainian woman detailed her harrowing journey to Canada at a SACPA session on Thursday. Alona Sinchuk was forced out of her country two weeks after the Russians invaded Ukraine. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, she has been in Lethbridge for a few months now and credits the help of local nonprofits to helping her […]Read More

Ron Sakamoto to receive award at 2023 Junos

A local music promoter has been quite busy as of late. Ron Sakamoto has been promoting music artists here in our region for over 50 years. He was honoured by the City of Lethbridge just over a week ago with his own music wall of fame at the Enmax Centre. Now he will be heading […]Read More

Lethbridge College marks Métis Celebration Day

It was a special moment at Lethbridge College as the Métis flag was raised. Staff and students from the college took part in Métis Celebration Day on Wednesday morning. Video Journalist Micah Quinn took in the festivities and chatted with a local Metis artist who had his artwork on display to showcase the Métis people […]Read More

Antisemitism on the rise according to Lethbridge rabbi

There are more reports of rising antisemitism. That includes recent comments made by rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, a Lethbridge rabbi echoed the sentiments that antisemitism is in fact on the rise across North America including here in the windy city. Rabbi Sidney Speakman explains how much it […]Read More

Sock It To ‘Em campaign begins

The Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre is hosting a fundraising campaign for those who are in need in our city. The Sock It To ‘Em Campaign was started as a way to collect socks and give them to community groups such as the YWCA Harbour House, Streets Alive Mission, the homeless shelter and Nord-Bridge. The socks are […]Read More

Local Métis chapter not consulted on process for constitution

A special flag was raised at City Hall on Monday morning to honour residents in Lethbridge who self-identify as Métis. Members of a local Métis group were in attendance but they were not there just to celebrate the beginning of Métis Week. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the story on the upcoming Métis Constitution vote […]Read More

Living wage rises to $20.30 in Lethbridge

The living wage here in our province have now been updated for our bigger cities. The Alberta Living Wage Network has released updated numbers for 2022 confirming that the living wage in Lethbridge has moved from $19 to $20.30. Jaci Zalesak, the executive director of the United Way of Lethbridge and SW Alberta says she […]Read More

Story of 101-year-old World War II veteran

Remembrance Day is a time that we put aside what we are doing to honour our veterans. It is taking place tomorrow. Here in Lethbridge, a 101-year-old veteran recounted his tale of volunteering in the Canadian army back in World War II. Video Journalist Micah Quinn caught up with Peter Lewko to hear his story.Read More