Calgary theatre’s final curtain call looming due to change in provincial funding

Lunchbox Theatre said it’s financially in trouble after the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) adjusted its grant installments for 2019. Now, the Calgary arts venue is hoping to get the funding it needs some other way. Shari Wattling said…

‘It didn’t have an expiry date! Why not try?’: Edmonton-area woman redeems 34-year-old free Disneyland pass

It was 1985 and Disneyland was celebrating its 30th anniversary when Tamia Richardson got in line. “When you went through the turnstile if you were 30th, or 300th, or as the 30s went up you would receive a prize,” Richardson…

Global News at 5 Lethbridge: Aug 22

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

History of Lethbridge’s Whoop-Up Days

It’s five days of non-stop rides, food and fun. While Whoop-Up Days may be new to many, it certainly isn’t for Lethbridge, as this festival is deeply rooted the city’s history. “The exhibition itself has a fair and exhibition and…

Lethbridge fire crews respond to high number of residential calls this year

It’s been a busy year for firefighters in Lethbridge. So far, 17 structure and vehicle fires have been reported in the city, officials said Thursday. “This summer’s been quite busy,” said Troy Hicks, a fire investigator with Lethbridge Fire and…

Claresholm declares state of local emergency amid ammonia leak

An Alberta Emergency Alert was issued early Thursday afternoon, warning residents of an ammonia leak at a business in Claresholm. A small ammonia leak was reported at #1 Alberta Road, the alert stated. That’s where El Molino Foods is located.…