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.

Foxtail weeds raise concerns from locals

A petition has been started to remove foxtail weeds in the City of Lethbridge. The little weeds can cause quite the trouble for canine owners. As Micah Quinn explains, one dog owner says she wanted the city to get rid of the troublesome weeds after her own dog was injured by them.Read More

Funding for non-profits after Lethbridge Summer Games cancellation

The Lethbridge 2020 Alberta Summer Games were forced to be cancelled due to the pandemic. Around 3,000 participants were set to compete in 14 sports over the four day event. This has resulted in $250,000 being given out to not-for-profit sport and cultural organizations as part of the 2020 Games Legacy Fund. Games Manager, Steve […]Read More

EMS and Lethbridge Fire Department train for rescue missions

Lethbridge Fire and EMS risk their lives on a daily basis to protect us. Today, the teams performed a variety of rescue activities that mirror real life scenarios. These training exercises help keep them sharp before they head out for life and death situations. The idea is to introduce new procedures for recruits who have […]Read More

UCP firm on pay cut for healthcare workers

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Finance Minister Travis Toews visited Lethbridge discussing the current state of the Alberta economy. Kenney also addressed the ongoing negotiations with the nurses union in our province. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More

Kenney wants flexibility from Ottawa for child care deal

The Alberta government has put in $45-million to help families in our province that are earning up to $90,000 to assist with child care costs. $10-a-day child care negotiations, however, are still ongoing between the UCP and Ottawa. Four other regions have since signed agreements with the federal government for the $10-a-day child care program. […]Read More

Funding of over $1.3-million awarded to Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College received a huge financial boost today to its applied research activities and programs. A total of more than $1.3-million was awarded as part of two grants through the Canada Foundation For Innovation. Over $410,000 will be given to Mike McCready, who is the President’s Applied Research Chair in Virtual and Augmented Reality. This […]Read More

Dale Leier is latest candidate running for councillor

Leier says running to become a councillor for the City of Lethbridge was never top of mind for himself. After talking with a few current people on council he was convinced to brave the political storm. He was born and raised in Lethbridge, and later became an air traffic controller in the city. “At the […]Read More

4% pay cut facing AHS support staff

A recent release by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees says the province is looking to cut wages for Alberta Health Services frontline workers and support staff. The Alberta government tabled a 4% pay cut for workers recently after negotiations were put on hold after the pandemic. Dr. Verna Yiu, the President and CEO for […]Read More

New look for Be Fit For Life centre

The Lethbridge College Be Fit For Life Centre lost funding earlier this year after the province announced cuts to the program. Now the BFFL has integrated into an academic centre where they have joined forces with the college’s Centre For Business, Arts and Sciences. As Micah Quinn explains, students will now have the opportunity to […]Read More

Justice Minister Kaycee Madu wants provincial police force

Our province’s Justice Minister and Solicitor General, Kaycee Madu, made his way to the Town of Cardston to discuss the hot button topic of rural crime and how it’s handled in Alberta. Madu stressed making a change to a provincial police force that would essentially phase out the current RCMP. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More

New grants from Community Foundation of Lethbridge

Charities in Lethbridge are set to receive half a million dollars in grants from the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta. The Community Priorities Fund will provide the money to charities throughout Alberta, and the Henry S. Varley Fund for Rural Life grant supports projects that provide innovation, community education, and training. The Executive […]Read More

Lethbridge Scouts start fundraiser for World Scout Jamboree

The Lethbridge Scouts will be hosting a fun fundraising event of their own. The Globetrotter Scout Challenge is an initiative to help bring scouts to the World Scout Jamboree in South Korea for 2023. As Micah Quinn explains, the team has a goal of completing close to 9,000 kilometres while running, walking, or biking in […]Read More

New micro-library for Waterton

Book worms in Waterton have a new way of accessing their favourite reading materials. A micro-library was recently installed, and all you need is a valid Chinook Arch Regional library card to access the books. Lesley Little, who is a board member for Chinook Arch, says this is a great option for residents in Waterton. […]Read More

Mentor for BBBS talks program rewards

Volunteers over the age of 18 are needed to be able to pair with a child aged six to 16 to become a mentor for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program in Lethbridge. The matches are based on compatibility and the main goal is to get some much needed one-on-one time together in the […]Read More

Community program Kids ‘N Kops enters 20th year

A unique program is underway once again to help grow positive interactions between kids and first responders in the Lethbridge area. The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Lethbridge matched children with volunteers and members of the Coalhurst Fire Department and Lethbridge Police Service on Monday to allow for connections to form with our first […]Read More

Village of Stirling to host Settler Days this weekend

The Village of Stirling is welcoming everyone back to enjoy Settler Days this weekend. The Mayor of Stirling, Trevor Lewington, says there should be many fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. Settler Days will wrap up with a massive fireworks display on Saturday night. Lewington says he’s happy to be able to get […]Read More

Beating the heat in Lethbridge

Sweltering temperatures in the mid to high 30s are expected to keep coming for our city as we head into next week. The City of Lethbridge and other local organizations are offering up help and tips to those who need assistance keeping cool during the hot weather. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More

Family of missing man pleads for information

The family of Lane Tailfeathers is pleading for anyone to come forward with information that could help them find him. Tailfeathers has been missing since last month and hasn’t returned to his home in Fort Macleod. As Micah Quinn explains, his family says they haven’t been able to sleep at night knowing that he is […]Read More

Casa unveils Inside-Out exhibition

Casa just announced their grand re-opening of the facility earlier this month. It includes the Inside-Out exhibition. The display brings together artists from the Lethbridge area, and works from nationally respected artists. The Curator and Gallery Services Manager for Casa, Darcy Logan, says this is an exciting way to showcase the talent of artists in […]Read More

Reconciliation art project to showcase Indigenous artists

Indigenous artists are being encouraged to design artworks that will be installed for residents in Lethbridge to see. The Telus building on 4th Avenue will be beautified, as this project is meant to showcase the talents of Blackfoot and other Indigenous peoples who live in our city. The artwork will be displayed from September until […]Read More

Online convention to highlight nerd culture

Fans of all things nerdy will gather online for the Bunka Hashi, Nerdy Christmas In July. The convention will feature anime, cosplay, and video games in a virtual artist alley and vendors room. The Chair of the Bunka Hashi Organizing Committee, Jonathan Neilson, says the group has reached out to the artists and vendors to […]Read More

Alberta Skeleton Association looking to recruit

Pushing top speeds of over 100 kilometres an hour while sliding down a hill can be either quite the rush, or something you’ll never do again. The Alberta Skeleton Association is sliding their way to the University of Lethbridge this weekend to recruit new members for their team. As Micah Quinn explains, organizers say they […]Read More

Lethbridge Pure Power Wrestling to welcome back fans

Ropes will be climbed and boots will be laced up once again this weekend. Pure Power Wrestling in Lethbridge is hosting their first fan attended event since October due to the pandemic. As Micah Quinn explains, the wrestlers are eager to get back into action while having the fans cheer them on.Read More

BBB warns about vacation scams

With the potential of new travel opportunities coming for Canadians, this also means vacation scams are on the rise. The Better Business Bureau says to watch out for fraud involving free vacations, hotel scams, and third party booking site scams. The BBB is warning vacationers to be wary and offered tips on how to best […]Read More