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

Lethbridge College Kodiaks, U of L Pronghorns release Fall 2021

Some exciting news was announced earlier this week for student athletes. Both Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge have announced their Fall 2021 athletic schedules.   After a year of virtually no live sports, fans will be able to cheer on Lethbridge College Kodiaks and the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns as early as September. […]Read More

The Medicine Shoppe collecting shoes for Shoes for Kids YQL

Another local business has joined forces with Connecting our Community Lethbridge to collect shoes for the Shoes for Kids YQL initiative. The Medicine Shoppe located on 20 Street South has set a goal to raise 100 pairs of shoes before August 14. Shoes for Kids YQL recently announced they have increased their goal to 1,000 […]Read More

Alberta changing requirements for COVID-19 cases in the province

With the pandemic shifting, so are the restrictions. On Wednesday, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced that almost all COVID-19 restrictions are set to be dropped by Aug. 16.    With the increase of Albertans getting the COVID-19 vaccine, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced that the Alberta Government is going to cut […]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

Lethbridge police officer shot with airsoft pistol

An incident involving a Lethbridge police officer getting shot by a suspect using an AirSoft pistol could have unfolded very differently last Thursday, had officers decided to return fire.  According to the criminal code, if an officer perceives an imminent threat to themself or the public they can draw their weapons and fire back. Acting […]Read More

U.S. correspondent, Lisa Daftari, has update on California wildfires

California’s largest wildfire has destroyed a number of buildings in the northern part of the state and is threatening hundreds more. The Dixie wildfire has grown to over 190,000 acres with more than 5,000 firefighters and personnel fighting the fire. US correspondent, Lisa Daftari, who is in California has an update for us. Lisa Daftari […]Read More

Taber corn stands now open in southern Alberta

The fresh taste of Taber corn is back for another season. Johnson Fresh Farms began selling cobs in Lethbridge on Monday. The warm, dry temperatures allowed farmers to start harvesting corn early. Currently, they are selling their peaches and cream corn, which is more on the sweet side.    James Johnson, co-owner of Johnson Fresh […]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

PPC leader Maxime Bernier in Lethbridge on Sunday

A political leader was in Lethbridge on Sunday to speak and listen to community members’ concerns with the current government and share his party’s goals if an election was to be called in October.    The leader of the People’s Party of Canada, Maxime Bernier was in Lethbridge on Sunday meeting with southern Albertans to […]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

Filming of HBO’s The Last of Us is taking over

Hollywood films such as GhostBusters Afterlife, Interstellar and Let Him Go have been filmed in the town of Fort Macleod. Currently Main Street is the set for HBO’s series The Last of Us. Main Street has been transformed into three different sets throughout the last two days, with business names being changed, awnings and flags […]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

Bridget Mearns running for Mayor of Lethbridge

Another candidate has thrown her hat into the ring for the upcoming fall municipal elections. Two-term former city councillor, Bridget Mearns made her official announcement on Thursday, that she is running for mayor of Lethbridge.     A well-known name in Lethbridge is vying for the mayor’s chair, Bridget Mearns entered the race on Thursday afternoon. […]Read More

Lethbridge concert set to take place on top of the

A concert being held in Lethbridge next Wednesday will have quite the view. The Wide Skies Re-Imagined event put on by Geomatic Attic will be hosted on the rooftop of the Park ‘n’ Ride terminal downtown. The event will feature Leeroy Stagger and MonkeyJunk.    Artistic Director with Geomatic Attic, Mike Spencer, says the City […]Read More