Global News at 5 Lethbridge: Apr 22

April 22 2019 8:08pm The Monday, April 22, 2019 edition of Global News at 5 on Global Lethbridge hosted by Liam Nixon. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

Southern Alberta fire crews prepare for wildfire season

It was a stark reminder to firefighters and the public about the dangers that come with a warm, dry spring. Three crews from outside of Nobleford were called to a grass fire that broke out at train tracks near the…

Southern Alberta fire departments gear up for fire season

April 22 2019 7:26pm Fire crews are getting ready for what could be a busy spring fire season in southern Alberta. A number of departments were called out to the first big grass fire of 2019. Kyle Benning has more…

Lethbridge Muslim Association hopes to build cultural bridges in the city

The Lethbridge Islamic Centre opened its doors to the public on Saturday, inviting hundreds of community members of all faiths and backgrounds to come together. “It’s always an amazing feeling to see that so many people are showing up for…

Death of 9-year-old Syrian girl raises alarm bells among mental health advocates

Following the death of a nine-year-old Syrian girl in Calgary, those working with young newcomers say it is an extreme outcome of a larger issue that many are facing. “It’s extremely real. If you go and visit schools with refugee…

Alberta NDP candidate in Edmonton-South West concedes, giving UCP 1st seat in city

Three days after the Alberta election, the NDP candidate for one of the closest races, Edmonton-South West, conceded. John Archer, who was hoping to win the seat for the NDP, confirmed to Global News Friday he spoke to UCP opponent…

Global News at 5 Lethbridge: Apr 18

April 18 2019 8:22pm The Thursday, April 18, 2019 edition of Global News at 5 on Global Lethbridge hosted by Quinn Campbell. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

Community of Iron Springs breaks ground on replacement for Huntsville School

The atmosphere in Iron Springs, a small community about 50 km east of Lethbridge, was one of excitement on Thursday as contractors officially broke ground on the construction of a new school. “I think it’s a community that has shown…