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Lethbridge BRZ opens Festival Square ice rink

The city has officially opened a new ice skating rink downtown in Festival Square. It is the first of its kinds in the city. City officials announced the new addition last week after hearing from community members about the need for an ice rink. An official with the BRZ says they are happy to open the area […]Read More

City declares Phase 1 snow routes

Phase 1 of our city’s snow routes has officially been declared after the massive dump of snow we received. This means temporary parking will be in effect on all routes for this phase so the snow plows can clear those areas beginning on Thursday. The city’s Transportation Manager, Darwin Juell, says they plan to have […]Read More

City looking for feedback on second phase of Waste Recycling

There is some trash talking going on at City Hall. Residents in our city are being asked for their input on the second phase of the City of Lethbridge Waste Management Master Plan. City officials say until November 20th they are seeking feedback on ways to reduce household waste, exploring incentives to encourage more residential […]Read More

Emergency simulation to take place in downtown Lethbridge Wednesday

The City of Lethbridge along with many of our first responders will be holding an emergency training scenario on Wednesday. This full-scale exercise will imitate an actual emergency and how police, fire and EMS would respond accordingly. Emergency Preparedness Manager for the city, Luke Palmer, explains what Wednesday’s scenario will look like and where it […]Read More

City’s goat grazing continues

Goats have been known to control invasive weeds. Monday was the last day for the city’s grazing program. The goats are brought in twice per summer to graze at both Alexander Wilderness Park and Indian Battle Park. An official with the city says the goats typically will target leafy spurge, wormwood and thistle. “Absinthe wormwood […]Read More

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden opens new Bunka Centre

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden celebrated their grand opening of the newly finished Bunka Centre. The ceremony was celebrated on the 55th anniversary of the gardens Thursday which drew out many from around the community to witness the ribbon cutting. Director of the gardens Michelle Miles says the Japanese community has played a huge part in […]Read More

Construction on a new playground in Galt Gardens set to

Construction on a new playground in Galt Gardens will soon begin after the city was awarded $375,000 from the Government of Canada’s Revitalization fund. The money will be on a 75 to 25 per cent basis meaning the city will be putting forward over $100,000 for the inclusive playground. The facility will feature a rubber […]Read More

City council agrees to allot money to doctor recruitment campaign

Lethbridge City Council voted unanimously to allocate $15,000 to a family physician and recruitment campaign. Council also directed the City Manager to explore opportunities to partner with The Chinook Primary Care Network and Alberta Health Services (AHS) to support funding for an Academic Teaching clinic in Lethbridge. “It’s just another thing, another tool in the […]Read More

The Last Chance Cat Ranch ordered to close down by

Owners of the Last Chance Cat Ranch in our city are speaking out after they were ordered to shut down or find a new location by the city. This comes as a neighbor brought forward multiple complaints and issues with the ranch. As BCN’s Angela Stewart explains, the group has until next February to vacate […]Read More

Lethbridge hires new City Manager

Lethbridge has hired a new City Manager. After signing a five-year contract with the city, Lloyd Brierley officially stepped into the role. Brierley has been Director of Infrastructure since last fall, but before coming to Lethbridge, he worked as a General Manager of Fleet Services in Toronto. He says he is proud to now call […]Read More