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Chinook Outdoor Club recognizes 50th anniversary

The Chinook Outdoor Club is celebrating their 50th anniversary. Last year’s event was cancelled due to the pandemic, but they decided to hold a BBQ Tuesday night to mark the occasion. The group was started in Lethbridge in 1970, and members say the club has maintained 80 to 100 members over the past five decades. […]Read More

Mobile Food Support program to address food need in Lethbridge

Those who need help accessing food support in Lethbridge will now have the opportunity outside of food bank hours. The Lethbridge Food Bank is rolling in the Mobile Food Support program to help address the need for food services for the disadvantaged in our city. The Executive Director for the food bank, Mac Nichol, says […]Read More

Apartment building reopens for residents 55 and older

Lethbridge residents over 55 now have the option for more local housing. Avenue Living Communities has reopened up a new facility called Applewood to support independent living for seniors. The Regional Vice President for Avenue Living, Graeme Mitchell, says this is a great opportunity for mature Lethbridge residents who are looking for more affordable living […]Read More

Call for volunteers from Victim/Witness Services Unit

The Lethbridge Police Service’s Victim/Witness Services Unit has been serving the community for 30 years to deliver 24 hour a day victim crisis support. The unit provides crisis care for people who have been victims of trauma and abuse. The unit has had close to 600 volunteers, working on over 41,000 case files. The unit […]Read More

Lethbridge Public Library festival heading online this year

The 11th annual Word On The Street Festival is set to take place starting September 14th. The Lethbridge Public Library will host a variety of events virtually for everyone to enjoy. Elisabeth Hegerat, the Manager of Community and Economic Development for the library, says there are close to 30 authors lined up from across Canada […]Read More

Naturalization pilot project for Lethbridge parks

The City of Lethbridge is partnering with the University of Lethbridge to create a pilot program of naturalization for grass growth in our city’s parks. There are three spaces in the city that have been chosen for the program, including Redwood Park, 28th Street North and Mt. Blakiston Road West Green Strips. The three sites […]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

Campaign to raise funds for Parkinson’s disease

The annual Step ‘N Stride in support of the Parkinson Association of Alberta is coming up. The fundraiser will take place in Lethbridge tomorrow. The event will also be a virtual affair that you can complete by yourself, or with family and friends. Lana Tordoff is the Executive Director for the Parkinson Association of Alberta, […]Read More

Lethbridge club to celebrate 100th anniversary

A veterans club in Lethbridge is celebrating their 100th anniversary this year. Due to the pandemic, last year the club wasn’t able to celebrate, so now the Army Navy and Air Force Veterans Club is holding an event to truly honour the day. Adele Matthews is the President for the club, and she says that […]Read More

Lethbridge organization rising above to help the community

A group called Rise Above is holding a movie night tonight for kids in preparation of the upcoming school year. Students will be given packs of goodies during the film, which will be provided by the Sutton Group of Lethbridge. The organization is hoping to raise awareness for mental health support in the community. The […]Read More

Environment Lethbridge gearing up for Reuse Rendezvous

Decluttering your house will be the name of the game from September 10 to the 12th. Environment Lethbridge is returning with the Reuse Rendezvous campaign for the ninth year to allow for Lethbridge residents to get rid of any unwanted items by leaving them on their front lawn for others to take for free. Micah […]Read More

Kim Siever running as Independent candidate

Kim Siever has announced he is running as an Independent for the upcoming federal election in Lethbridge. He has lived in our city for 23 years, and went to Lethbridge College to obtain his multimedia production diploma. He says he’s served on various boards and committees within Lethbridge. He is also an independent journalist that […]Read More

Keean Lehtinen is newest mayoral hopeful

Another candidate has declared his intention to challenge for the mayor’s seat in Lethbridge. Keean Lehtinen is a business student at the University of Lethbridge, with a minor in International Management. He is currently working for a nonprofit doing government relations and industrial support. For the past four years he’s also worked with the Canadian […]Read More

Rachael Harder begins campaign launch

Canadians will be heading to the polls on September 20 for the federal election. Lethbridge Conservative Candidate, Rachael Harder, announced her campaign launch today and welcomed supporters inside of her constituency office. Harder has been busy door knocking, and she says Lethbridge residents have presented a variety of issues to her that they’re worried about […]Read More

Lethbridge Mayoral Candidate Blaine Hyggen lays out his platform.

The Alberta Municipal Election is coming up October 18th. Current Lethbridge City Councillor Blaine Hyggen is gunning for the mayor’s chair. Hyggen says he has a plan to help address the doctor shortage in our city and how to address crime.  Hyggen also addresses the controversy surrounding where he is receiving funding during his campaign.Read More

John Middleton-Hope launches election campaign

A new candidate has declared his intention to run for Lethbridge City Council in October. John Middleton-Hope is the former Lethbridge Chief of Police, and started his career with the Calgary Police Service in 1980. As Micah Quinn explains, this new candidate is hoping to bring stability to the city, with a tougher stance on […]Read More

Biker group works to help kids facing bullying

Bikers Are Buddies is a non-profit group based out of Lethbridge that creates awareness and respect for children and adults to empower each other when they face bullying. As Micah Quinn explains, the group has been finding creative ways the past couple of years to help out in our city.Read More

Enmax Centre to host Lethbridge Rotary Ribfest

Locals in our city will be taking a bite out of some juicy ribs this weekend. The Lethbridge Rotary Ribfest is set to take place. As Micah Quinn explains, this year’s event will feature a drive-thru style where you’ll receive those tasty ribs right from the comfort of your own vehicle.Read More

Lethbridge MLA discusses issues facing the Windy City.

Alberta Justice Minister Kaycee Madu has had some time to read through the plan that Lethbridge Police Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh put forward outlining how the Lethbridge Police Service will improve moving forward. The LPS has been under fire and under the microscope over the past few years dealing with certain issues including more transparency which […]Read More

Lethbridge Bulls expect to be at full capacity by Canada

The Alberta government’s Open For Summer plan brings exciting news for local baseball fans. The Western Canadian Baseball league will go ahead with its first ever all-Canadian roster, and the Lethbridge Bulls have made an announcement that the adjusted season will begin this summer. The Bulls announced Thursday that the season will move forward on […]Read More

Restaurants Stage 1 easing of restrictions June 1.

Restaurants in our city are now allowed to reopen their outdoor patios for business on June 1. This means a lot of work for local business owners, but most are thrilled and ready to go. The owner of Honkers Pub and Eatery, Vicky Vanden Hoek, says the business is excited to be able to open […]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