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Social issues top of mind for Lethbridge residents in new

A new phone survey to showcase what Lethbridge’s most pressing issues are was presented at a Governance Standing Policy Committee Meeting on Thursday. The results will be presented to Lethbridge City Council at a later date. A total of 400 residents aged 18 and older participated in the study. The main feedback items include top-of-mind […]Read More

Former addict discusses supervised injection sites

When the province shut down the Lethbridge supervised consumption site and brought in a mobile unit many thought that was a mistake since the necessary supports were no longer there for those battling drug addictions. There are others who believe it was a good thing since the province was no longer acting as an enabler. […]Read More

New University of Calgary study looks at treatment option for

It could soon be the first of its kind in Canada, a treatment option for Acute Kidney Injury. A study out of the University of Calgary, Nephrology Researchers are coming up to the final stages of creating that treatment as there currently are no options for patients suffering from Acute Kidney Injury. A Nephrologist with […]Read More

Helping those with addictions

 It appears as though addictions are on the rise across much of North America. Psychologist Dr. Gregg Jantz says there are tell tale signs you can watch out for with those who are struggling with drug, alcohol or digital addiction. He explains in this exclusive interview. Read More

Concerned Lethbridge residents form ‘Superlodge Saga’ watch group

There is a group of concerned Lethbridge residents that have started a watch group on Facebook called “Superlodge Saga”.  The group is comprised of members who say they have witnessed numerous amounts of illegal activity in and around the Superlodge on 7th Avenue South.  One of those members is Cayley Pierzchala who says she is […]Read More

North side drug house shut down

A drug house in Lethbridge’s north side has been shut down. The Alberta Sheriffs’ Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) unit and Lethbridge Police boarded up the property located at 124 19th Street North. SCAN began an investigation into the property in June of last year after receiving many complaints from people in the community. Locals […]Read More

Lethbridge man facing a total of 28 charges

 Lethbridge Police have charged 35 year old Wesley Johnson with numerous drug related offences. During a traffic stop on Wednesday, officers noticed activities consistent with drug trafficking and noticed that Johnson was also in possession of a loaded firearm. BCN’s Ainsley O’Riley reports.Read More