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

Festival Square to open outdoor public skating rink

Call it a mini Canadian Rockefeller Centre if you will. In addition to Festival Square’s Christmas tree, the outdoor area will soon feature an outdoor skating rink for locals to skate on this holiday season. Installation of the rink began today and will be ready to go as early as Friday. An official with the […]Read More

UofL Pronghorn Golf Team receives $10k donation

Ten thousand dollars has been given to the University of Lethbridge to support the Pronghorns golf team. The donation which will help support the program will also go towards helping the team travel south of the border for tournaments.   “We hear all the time throughout the season about other teams being able to go […]Read More

Motivation for writing a book.

Many of us enjoy a good book, some of us may have even considered putting pen to paper with story ideas we have. One local author, Christina Romeril, recently released her first book, a murder mystery, and says her motivation came during the time she took off from work during the pandemic. She chatted with […]Read More

Lethbridge College greenhouse research facility opens in Brooks

Lethbridge College opened the doors to a new 60 thousand square foot greenhouse research facility in Brooks. This is all part of a project between college researchers and Sunterra Greenhouse. Megan Shapka with the college explains what the project is all about.   “We can test things like different lighting prescriptions. We can test varieties, so […]Read More

Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services welcomes 10 new graduates

The Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services welcomed 10 new graduates. A graduation ceremony was held earlier today for the new recruits after completing a 12 week training program. Zakary Jantz says it’s taken a long time to get to this point but graduating and becoming a part of the department feels pretty amazing. “Super excited with […]Read More

Ski Patrol with safety systems in place.

With all of the snow we have received it’s easy to get excited about ski and snowboard season once again. For those who may be thinking of heading out to the slopes this winter Ken Howard of the Canadian Ski Patrol says that they have systems  in place to help you if you get into […]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

AMA Winter Driving Advice

As the winter weather and road conditions have set in and we are adjusting our routines and schedules to accommodate winter driving habits AMA’s Manager of driver education Ryan Lamont has a few reminders to keep us safe.  “Once that temperature drips or dips below -15 that’s an ideal time to start plugging in your […]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

Giving Tuesday local book store supports neighbour

Today is giving Tuesday and while many charities look forward to today, Analog books in Lethbridge is using November 29th to donate a portion of their sales to New West Theatre which is dealing with a financial crisis.  “We’ve been a huge supporter of the arts and especially New West Theatre. They’re one of our […]Read More

Mayor’s Hockey Challenge supports local food banks

The Mayor’s Hockey Challenge took place over this weekend at the ATB Centre. All the money raised from the event goes towards supporting local food banks in the city. Danielle McIntyre with the Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge says she is happy to see the city supporting the food banks through events like this […]Read More

Neuron Mobility ends season in Lethbridge for 2022

Neuron Mobility has officially ended their season this year in Lethbridge. Since launching back in April riders have travelled over four hundred thousand kilometers and about 52 per cent of excursions have replaced a car trip. Isaac Ransom with Neuron says the scooters have also cut back on CO2 emissions within the city.   “36 […]Read More

Local Cyber Monday sales in Lethbridge

This is Cyber Monday. It’s a day many Canadians look forward to as to save big bucks online while they shop for the Christmas holiday season. Some of the local retailers in Lethbridge are also participating in Cyber Monday. Cami Tanner of The Herbal Apothecary says having a Cyber Monday sale does provides great deals, […]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

A statement from the Fontaine family on the passing of

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Miracle Channel CEO Pastor Leon Fontaine. Here is the official statement from the family. Please keep the Fontaine family in prayer. The Fontaine Family, today released the following statement regarding the sudden passing of Pastor Leon Fontaine that occurred on Saturday, November 19, 2022. […]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