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Polar Plunge raising awareness for Special Olympics

It is almost time to take the plunge in Lethbridge in support of Special Olympics Alberta. The Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge will be taking place in a virtual setting this year. From January 30th to March 12th, you can get creative with your plunges. Constable Braylon Hyggen, the Chair of the Law Enforcement […]Read More

Coldest Night of the Year event enters 11th year

The Coldest Night of the Year event is taking place on February 26th. The event raises money for Streets Alive Mission and the city’s most vulnerable whom the Christian group helps on a basis. As Micah Quinn explains, this year marks the 11th anniversary of the in person walk.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

Blankets of Hope project benefiting most vulnerable

Students from a Lethbridge school have been quite busy this past week. The children are writing words of encouragement and putting them onto blankets to be distributed to our city’s less fortunate. As Micah Quinn explains, this movement is called Blankets of Hope, and it was started by two men from Brooklyn, New York.Read More

Over $10,000 in donations for Concerts in Care

Seniors from Alberta are set to receive some much needed music. This is thanks in part to over $10,000 in donations for the Concerts in Care program. The Health Arts Society of Alberta says that during the month of December, Albertans were able to buy or donate a live concert to a long-term care home […]Read More

Carbon footprint reduced by tiny home owner

A southern Alberta man has decided to become a minimalist. Michael Bartz has created his own tiny home to limit his ecological hit to the planet. As Micah Quinn explains, Bartz hopes to inspire others to rethink their own carbon footprint and downsize in a big way.Read More

Provincial police force concerns from Lethbridge County

The Alberta government has discussed the potential of implementing a provincial police force which would replace the RCMP. A report last year says the transition would cost $366 million. In 2021, the Alberta government began shifting the cost of policing to municipalities. That resulted in a bill over $350,000 for Lethbridge County to cover policing. […]Read More

Canes make two big trades amid playoff push

The Lethbridge Hurricanes have made two new acquisitions to their team. With these new changes, there have been eight trades the club has made since November of last year. As Micah Quinn explains, staff for the organization say these new moves are vital for the team as they push toward a playoff position.Read More

Review says online group therapy helps with mental health

Mental health has been on the top of many people’s minds during the pandemic. Cases of depression and anxiety have gone through the roof. A new review by a University of Lethbridge professor has shown that online therapy can be even more important than in person. The review helps people gain access to support that […]Read More

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

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 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