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.

Spinal surgery performed on conscious Lethbridge man

A Lethbridge man who suffered from terrible back pain for more than four decades is believed to be the first patient in Canada to undergo spinal surgery while conscious. Surgeon Dr. Michael Yang says he performed Todd Bene’s procedure in February at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary with a local anesthetic only. According to Alberta […]Read More

Seedy Sunday to showcase 18 local exhibitors

Seedy Sunday is a chance to learn about gardening, local food and the environment. The annual event put on by Environment Lethbridge will feature 18 local businesses as exhibitors. Kathleen Sheppard, the executive director of the organization, says more people are hoping to learn about growing their own food as the cost of living continues […]Read More

Unique model trains on display for Southern Alberta Model Railway

The Southern Alberta Model Railway Club held a special event this past weekend in Lethbridge to showcase the best in model railways and trains. The club currently has 28 members. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, model train enthusiasts celebrated their 50th anniversary last year and this year they opened up their unique hobby to the […]Read More

Save Our Churches Association pleading for a full reopen of

Chances are you have taken a drive past the historic St. Patrick’s Church in Lethbridge. The building is over a hundred years old, but was closed in 2011 by Bishop Frederick Henry, the previous Diocese of Calgary. It was only recently reopened for St. Patrick’s Day and the upcoming day of its consecration on September […]Read More

New report says Lethbridge ranks 24th in best cities for

A new study says Lethbridge ranked in the middle of the pack when it came to Canada’s best cities for students. According to a report by the Montreal-based data company, HelloSafe, Lethbridge finished 24th out of 47 cities. Kingston, Montreal and Vancouver cracked the top three spots on the list. Alexandre Desoutter, a spokesperson from […]Read More

Local athletes to receive Lethbridge Sport Council Achievement Awards

Members of the Lethbridge Sport Council unveiled 15 new winners of the organization’s recent Achievement Awards. Staff from the group said the awards celebrate the excellence of male and female athletes on and off the field during 2022. Tanya Whipple, the communication manager for the organization, talked about the special honour the 15 winners will […]Read More

Historic Buffalo Treaty signed at Lethbridge College

Stone Pipe Days took place at Lethbridge College with the official signing of the Buffalo Treaty on Wednesday. The original treaty was signed in 2014. Video Journalist Micah Quinn chatted with local Indigenous elders and staff from Lethbridge College about why Stone Pipe Days and the signing of the Buffalo Treaty is so vital.Read More

Lethbridge Moonlight Run prepping for 36th annual event

Runners in Lethbridge are ready to put their best foot forward for the upcoming 36th annual Moonlight Run taking place on Saturday at 8pm. The run starts at CASA in Downtown Lethbridge, loops into Indian Battle Park and then returns back to CASA. Shawn Pinder, the race director for the run told us the group […]Read More

Local historian awarded Order of the Crown of the Kingdom

A man who served 25 years in the Royal Canadian Artillery and who is now a legion member, Glenn Miller, was recently bestowed a special award called the Order of the Crown of the Kingdom of Belgium. That is one of the European nation’s highest honours. BCN’s Micah Quinn caught up with Miller to talk […]Read More

Lethbridge County discusses Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

It’s Canadian Agricultural Safety Week and farmers in our province are being given tips on how to stay safe while out in the field. According to The Canadian Agricultural Safety Program 114 people are killed and close to 1,500 are injured in farm-related accidents each year. Lethbridge County Reeve Tory Campbell said the organization is […]Read More

Myeloma flag raised at Lethbridge City Hall

March is Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month. According to Myeloma Canada, the number of new myeloma cases diagnosed in 2022 were estimated at 4,000. With 440 of those patients located here in Alberta. Video Journalist Micah Quinn was at Lethbridge City Hall on Monday morning where members of a local myeloma support group raised a flag […]Read More

WHL superstar Connor Bedard expected to be first pick in

Chances are you’ve heard of Connor Bedard, a WHL star player with the Regina Pats who is projected to go number one in the upcoming NHL draft in June. Bedard is being mentioned in the same breath as superstars like Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the talented forward was in […]Read More

Lethbridge Oscar Party fundraiser set to raise money for a

The red carpet is set to be rolled out for the 9th annual Lethbridge Oscar Party fundraiser. The event will raise money for the yet to be completed Chinook Child and Youth Advocacy Centre in Lethbridge. Oscar goers will sit and watch the event on the big screen while enjoying drinks, dressing up and playing […]Read More

SPC members talk about drone safety

Drone safety was discussed by the Lethbridge Community Safety SPC on Thursday afternoon. A submission from a community member asked the city to implement more measures to prohibit the use of microdrones that weigh less than 250 grams. City staff said it is not up to them to manage complaints of drones. They also said […]Read More

International Women’s Day celebrated in Lethbridge.

Wednesday marked International Women’s Day and the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce hosted a breakfast event at the Enmax Centre to showcase powerful women in our community. Cyndi Bester, the CEO of the Lethbridge Chamber says there were around 200 people who attended the festivities. She highlighted how important it is for strong women to get […]Read More

Streets Alive Mission says most vulnerable will suffer due to

Lethbridge City Council voted 6-3 against providing over $215,000 of federal funding for Streets Alive Mission’s Outreach Programming. Officials from Streets Alive told us the money would have been used to help out many of those who are homeless. Ken Kissick, one of the co-founders of the Christian organization, says this decision will hurt our […]Read More

ALERT to receive $4.4 million to combat gang and gun

The Alberta government announced $4.4 million for a gang suppression and firearms investigation unit to help tackle gang and illegal gun violence in the province. It came a day after the government introduced legislation aimed at bulking up in its ongoing firearms feud with Ottawa. Alberta’s Public Safety Minister, Mike Ellis, said the new legislation […]Read More

Council refers term limits on boards and committees to SPC

Lethbridge councillor John Middleton-Hope put forward a motion at council that there should be term limits for memberships on boards and committees for councillors. This means members of council would serve a maximum three-year term with two councillors at a time. This would include the Lethbridge Housing Authority, Green Acres Foundation and the Highway 3 […]Read More

Unique wildlife coming to Lethbridge for hands-on festival

Sloths, boa constrictors, a porcupine and even a wallaroo will be making their way to the Lethbridge and District Exhibition March 10-12 for the 2023 Wildlife Festival. Staff for the event say there will be around 50 animals in total for you to pet, hug or to just look at. Jason Clevett, one of the […]Read More

BBB releases top 10 scams reported in 2022

The Better Business Bureau released its Scam Tracker Risk Report which outlined the top 10 scams in Canada in 2022. March is also Fraud Prevention Month. Most of the fraud involved improvement scams followed by cryptocurrency scams. Wes Lafortune, the media and communications specialist with the southern Alberta BBB told us why these two were […]Read More

Sherwood Park man crafts 8-foot-tall Shrek and Donkey snow sculptures

A Sherwood Park, Alberta man has now made the whole neighborhood a believer with his 8-foot-tall Shrek and Donkey snow sculptures that he meticulously crafted. He has also designed other well-known movie characters. Video Journalist Micah Quinn chatted with Jacques St. Laurent about his spectacular creations and how long it took him to create Shrek […]Read More

AUPE doubles down on Good Samaritan Society with Friday rally

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees held a rally earlier today in Lethbridge at the Chancery Court Building. Members were protesting cuts and layoffs impacting Good Samaritan Society workers. Darren Graham, the Vice-President of AUPE for the south region explained what is currently happening in negotiations with the Good Samaritan Society. “We’ve put forward monetary […]Read More

Inclusion Alberta not impressed with budget 2023

Inclusion Alberta says the 2023 budget failed to address the needs of thousands of children and adults with developmental disabilities. Trish Bowman, the CEO of the organization explained why they were not impressed with Travis Toews’ budget. “Budget 2023 announced $137 million in additional funding to disability services, which is a substantial amount of money. […]Read More

Marten’s Journey: Fight against cystic fibrosis

Marten Devlieger has been living with cystic fibrosis since he was a child. It’s a disorder that damages the lungs, digestive tract and other organs. He developed a chest device which performs physiotherapy for those who deal with cystic fibrosis on a daily basis. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the man from Coleman, Alberta highlighted […]Read More