Tags : Lethbridge

Badges vs Bolts raises money for Jack Ady Cancer Centre

The Badges versus Bolts charity hockey game took place over the weekend. Members of Lethbridge police, fire and emergency services, along with the RCMP teamed up to face off against the Lethbridge Lightning. The Badges picked up the win, but the big winner of the event was the Jack Ady Cancer Centre. Alex Sirard, the […]Read More

Agri-Food Hub and Trade Centre on budget at over $70

If you are driving by Henderson Lake in Lethbridge you may have noticed construction of the new Agri-Food Hub and Trade Centre. The centre is coming in at a projected budget of over $70 million. The construction is generating between 500 to 600 jobs. The CEO of the Lethbridge and District Exhibition, Mike Warkentin, says […]Read More

University of Calgary study shows Chinook winds are a common

The past week, Lethbridge has been dealing with Chinook winds. These types of winds are said to be triggers for people who deal with migraines. A study out of the University of Calgary shows many patients are sensitive to chinook winds. A retired professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Medicine Werner Becker says most migraines happen […]Read More

Salvation Army Kettle Campaign raises around 200k in donations

The results from the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign are in. The program which has been running for over a hundred years, was a huge success in 2021 receiving thousands of dollars. Community Ministries Officer for the Salvation Army in Lethbridge Donald Bladen explains how much they raised. Bladen says over the course of the next […]Read More

Following in the footsteps of dinosaurs

A new initiative that was started by a team from Lethbridge College will now allow you to walk like the dinosaurs did. The project was funded by a grant from the Alberta government. As Micah Quinn explains, the project features a cool virtual reality component.Read More

Fundraiser to raise money for medical clinic

Blessing the Children Canada has a goal to make sure all Ethiopian children can break free from poverty and empower their own communities. The group runs two schools in Ethiopia with over 2,000 children attending those schools. They also provide a sponsorship program to help out kids and their families with providing food and basic […]Read More

Lethbridge-East MLA says no to tax for unvaccinated Albertans

On Tuesday Quebec Premier Francois Legault announced his province has a plan to tax the unvaccinated. As for Alberta, a resounding no was given as to whether or not our province would bring in this tax on residents. As Micah Quinn explains, Lethbridge-East MLA, Nathan Neudorf, did not hold back with his opinion on the […]Read More

Advocate striving for light nuisance bylaw

A concerned citizen in Lethbridge is in favour of implementing a light nuisance bylaw. Rena Woss presented to the Community Safety Standing Policy Committee on Thursday afternoon to outline why she believes this would be a good idea. Calgary and Saskatoon have already implemented similar bylaws. Woss says if your neighbour streams light into your […]Read More

Craig Dalton announces resignation as City Manager

Here’s a follow-up to a story we first brought you on Tuesday. City Manager Craig Dalton announced that he will be stepping down from the position after less than two years. Before Dalton, the city managers were Bramwell Strain and Jody Meli as an interim manager. As Micah Quinn explains, Dalton is the third city […]Read More

Once Upon A Child opens new store

Families in need in our community are set to take in some cheaper alternatives for baby accessories. The Once Upon A Child store in Lethbridge allows residents to buy gently used baby accessories for a lower price. Staff say the store recently opened on January 10th and is in need of items to fill their […]Read More

Life sized snow mansion up for rent

A Cardston man and his kids have created a life sized snow mansion. The snow creation is also available to rent for a night or afternoon of family fun. As Micah Quinn reports, this snow mansion was inspired by the man’s children.Read More

Unemployment numbers see rise in December

The number of unemployed in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat saw a spike in numbers from November to December. A one per cent increase was added to December in job losses, which comes to 6.5 per cent. Total employment in the region of Lethbridge and Medicine Hat has fallen by 7,000 over the past few months. […]Read More

Providing blankets for city’s most vulnerable

The Stitch It Forward Society of Lethbridge is working hard to ensure that our city’s less fortunate stay warm during the cold temperatures we have been facing recently. The group was able to donate a large amount of blankets to our homeless population. As Micah Quinn explains, volunteers say since last week, the number of […]Read More

Hockey game to support Jack Ady Cancer Centre

Various organizations in our community will be getting ready to don their skates for a good cause on January 15th at the Nicholas Sheran Arena. The Badges versus Bolts Charity Hockey Challenge will pit members of the Lethbridge Lightning against the Lethbridge police, RCMP, and fire and emergency crews. As Video Journalist Micah Quinn explains, […]Read More

Award-winning films set to hit Lethbridge

Lovers of film are set to view some award-winning movies at the Yates Theatre. The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour will showcase a variety of film entries. This year’s tour will feature a collection of the most inspiring action, environmental, and adventure films. Over 400 film entries are submitted and picked to travel […]Read More

Preston Crow Chief talks Afghanistan experiences

An Indigenous man is recounting his experiences during his time serving with the Canadian military in Afghanistan. He offered his take on what we as a country learned from being in Afghanistan. As Micah Quinn explains, he says serving as an Indigenous military member had its share of challenges.Read More

Greg Adair announced as new Lethbridge fire chief

A new fire chief is ready to man the helm of the Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services. Greg Adair was announced as the new fire chief on Thursday morning. Adair moved to Lethbridge to work for the Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services in 2017 after working for 20 years in Red Deer as both a […]Read More

Lethbridge cold snap causes long wait times for a boost

With the cold winter weather comes slick conditions for drivers. City officials are reminding motorists to allow for extra time when travelling because so many of the roads are snow and ice covered. Plugging in your vehicle is a must during these extreme cold temperatures. If you don’t plug in and your vehicle it may […]Read More

Lethbridge residents input needed for new survey

Your feedback is needed for a snow removal and street sweeping survey. The information will then be given over to Lethbridge City Council where they will then decide if any changes will have to be made for the 2022/23 snow removal season. An interactive map is available to see how snow removal and street sweeping […]Read More

Cold snap in southern Alberta

If you live in and around Lethbridge you have had to put up with some bitterly cold temperatures over the past few days. Environment Canada issued another extreme cold weather warning for southern Alberta. This week an arctic air mass is coming in from Canada’s North Pole. Alysa Pederson, a Meteorologist from Environment Canada, says […]Read More