Bail hearing for Coutts border accused held

Chris Carbert, one of the four men arrested on charges of Conspiracy to Commit Murder near the blockade at the Coutts border crossing in February had his bail hearing on Thursday. Crown prosecutor Matt Dalidowicz submitted evidence heard by Justice Johnna Kubik.  The details of the evidence that was submitted cannot be published due to […]Read More

Celebrity Sports Dinner coming up for Canes

Former Lethbridge Hurricanes players will be making their way to our city on May 27. The Canes are hosting the 15th annual Celebrity Sports Dinner. Mark Greig and Kevin St. Jacques, who played with the Canes in the late 80s and early 90s, will be in attendance. Both players were inducted into the Wall of […]Read More

Canadian icon Bryan Adams brings tour to Lethbridge

He is going to take us back to the Summer of 69 when he returns to the ENMAX Centre. Canadian Rock icon Bryan Adams will be making a stop in Lethbridge November 8th as part of his world tour. BCN’s Angela Stewart sat down with the promoter who is bringing in this Canadian rock legend. […]Read More

Protecting yourself from fire

There appears to have been an increased number of house fires in Lethbridge over the past year. Troy Hicks Fire Prevention Officer with the Lethbridge Fire Department says a number of the fires are attributed to people not properly disposing of their cigarettes. He says some fires have been caused from people butting out their […]Read More

Lethbridge Police Service offer proper bike locking tips

The Lethbridge Police Service is reminding us to always lock up and secure our bikes. The LPS is targeting bike thieves through a community crime initiative. Earlier this week, police were able to use a bike bait technique and managed to arrest an offender who stole a bike after it was locked to a street […]Read More

Summer season kicks off at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden

The gates have officially opened at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden for its summer season. This is the first season with the garden’s new Bunka Centre open to the public. The centre is a space that offers lots of exhibits, daily programming and much more. Officials with the gardens say they can even host things like […]Read More

City of Lethbridge celebrates Public Works Week

The City of Lethbridge celebrated their public employees on Thursday. This week marks Public Works Week in Alberta and the City Manager for Lethbridge says it’s important to thank the hard working employees in the windy city when you think about access to drinking water. Also where the garbage or water goes when the tap […]Read More

Danielle Smith announces run for UCP leadership

Reaction to Jason Kenney’s resignation made its way to Lethbridge as well. Local politicians commented on the decision Thursday. As Micah Quinn explains, there are some who have already put their names forward vying to become the new leader of the UCP including Danielle Smith and Brian Jean. UPDATE: UCP caucus chair Nathan Neudorf released […]Read More

Over $5.3 million in funding for post-secondary institutions

The Alberta government invested over $5.3 million into the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge College and Medicine Hat College through the Alberta at Work initiative. The money will go toward supporting programs in agriculture, health care, science and IT and provide 84 new seats over three years in these programs. The U of L will receive […]Read More

New recovery community site breaks ground

Construction has officially begun on a new recovery site just east of Lethbridge. The city and the province broke ground on the site Wednesday morning which will eventually be a place to help people looking to break their addictions. Angela Stewart has more.  Read More

Interfaith Foodbank to host Canada Day celebration at Galt Gardens

The Lethbridge Interfaith Foodbank will be hosting a Canada Day Celebration this year at Galt Gardens. As part of the July 1 event, locals will be able to enjoy a charity breakfast along with lots of activities. Danielle McIntyre with Interfaith Foodbank says this celebration is important to help them build relationships with organizations that […]Read More

Supply chain still an issue for local businesses

The current state of the supply chain industry was discussed in our city. The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce hosted the event and local producers were able to talk about their own concerns. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, Lethbridge MP Rachael Thomas was also on hand to discuss supply chain problems and what can be done […]Read More

Safety walking program continues to patrol through Lethbridge

A volunteer-based program in Lethbridge called The Watch continues to make the rounds in the downtown core assisting locals while also providing a level of safety for some who may need a walking partner. As BCN’s Angela Stewart explains, the program launched by the Lethbridge Police Service, has developed quite a bit since it launched […]Read More

Total of 28 Ukrainians touch down in Toronto

A total of 28 Ukrainians touched down in Toronto recently thanks to the generosity of Samaritan’s Purse and the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel. The Christian organization helped fly the Ukrainians out of Poland on its DC-8 aircraft. They will be staying with friends and relatives in the greater Toronto area, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vegreville and […]Read More

Three more doctors to leave Lethbridge this summer

The number of Lethbridge residents without a family physician is about to grow higher. It only just had its grand opening in 2021, but Bridge City News has confirmed that three of the four family doctors at Six-08 Health clinic are leaving the city.  Unconfirmed reports say that as many as 6,000 patients could be […]Read More

Funds for Ukraine through the power of dance

Dancing and joy was abundant coming out of the Yates Theatre on Sunday night. The Troyanda Ukrainian Dance Club held a benefit concert to raise funds for the people of Ukraine. Some of the funds will go to the Canadian-Ukraine Foundation to help deliver aid to those most in need. The dance club also hosted […]Read More

Lack of moisture causes issues for seeding

Spring seeding is in full effect for farmers in Southern Alberta and one farmer says they have finished their seeding for this year. David Bishop says the nice weather makes for an easier time to seed, however, it does make for super dry conditions, which isn’t good. “You don’t want it really hot because it […]Read More

Banners to showcase stories of veterans

Beginning in October and running through Remembrance Day in Lethbridge, you will see a wide array of banners honouring veterans. The Lethbridge Legion’s “Salute Our Veterans” project will celebrate the soldiers who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice to make sure we can enjoy the freedoms we have today. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the […]Read More

Jobless numbers looking better

The unemployment rate in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat is lower thanks to more jobs in a variety of sectors. The CEO of Economic Development Lethbridge, Trevor Lewington, says things in our region are looking up as we slowly make our way out of the pandemic.Read More

RunWild event to raise funds for local advocacy centres

A fundraising race is taking place for a good cause on May 15 in Edmonton and through a virtual format. The RunWild event will be raising money for various child and youth centres across Alberta including the Chinook Child and Youth Advocacy Centre in Lethbridge. Over $572,000 has been raised since 2011. As Micah Quinn […]Read More

Town of Fort Macleod hopes to recruit new physicians with

Lethbridge isn’t the only place feeling a doctor shortage in Southern Alberta, the Town of Fort Macleod is dealing with a similar issue. In an attempt to recruit new doctors, the town is offering a $10,000 incentive for physicians who sign a five-year commitment through AHS. An official with the town says they hope this […]Read More