Tags : opioid crisis

Crime Stoppers a first for Blood Tribe

The anonymous crime tip line Crime Stoppers has now made its way to the Blood Tribe. Crime Stoppers is a nonprofit agency that allows you to provide confidential tips on crime. If a tip leads to an arrest you can be eligible for a financial reward. The Blood Tribe Crime Stoppers is the first Indigenous-led […]Read More

Exclusive interview with Lethbridge Police Chief

A number of cities across Canada are still dealing with an opioid crisis. Sadly many who are addicted to drugs turn to a life of crime to help feed their habit. We recently chatted with Lethbridge Police Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh about the opioid crisis in our city and how the new federal drug court is […]Read More

Paying tribute to lives lost due to opioids

A candlelight vigil was held at Galt Gardens on Saturday evening to honour those who have lost their lives due to opioids. The group gathered to pay homage to friends and family and pay their final respects. As Micah Quinn explains, organizers say the opioid crisis is affecting everyone.Read More

Province working with Lethbridge addressing drug issues.

The government of Alberta says it is working with the city of Lethbridge to address the drug crisis in our city. Lethbridge Mayor Blaine Hyggen says the city will be receiving more intox and detox beds soon to help those battling addictions. He explains in this one-on-one interview with BCN’s Hal Roberts. 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

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

Lethbridge Liberal candidate discusses the issues

Devon Hargreaves is the Liberal Party candidate for Lethbridge. He recently joined us on Bridge City News. We talked about a wide range of issues including the Liberal party’s spending during the pandemic and if his party has a plan to bring down our country’s one trillion dollar debt.Read More

Honouring loved ones lost to an overdose

Members of the Piikani Nation and other nearby communities gathered to walk from the Piikani Travel Centre to Crowlodge Park to raise awareness for International Overdose Awareness Day. The event also touched on how the ongoing opioid crisis has impacted families. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More