Lethbridge city council and ARCHES respond to premier’s supervised consumption comments

Results from a UCP-appointed panel could soon determine the fate of Alberta’s seven supervised consumption sites. On Tuesday, Premier Jason Kenney didn’t close the door on the idea of relocating some of the sites. READ MORE: Some of Alberta’s supervised…

City of Lethbridge hires provincial advocate

The City of Lethbridge is ramping up its efforts to communicate its needs with the provincial government. Council approved the hiring of Crown Strategic Consulting on Jan. 13 to lobby on behalf of the city’s key issues. “What we consistently…

New charges laid in connection with fatal collision at Coalhurst intersection

Posted January 22, 2020 4:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Coaldale RCMP have laid four new charges against a man in connection with a fatal two-vehicle crash on Nov. 25…

Demonstrators to rally in support of — and against — Teck’s Frontier mine project

Two sides trying to sway public opinion and federal approval of Teck’s Frontier mine will meet at the company’s office in downtown Calgary Wednesday morning. Extinction Rebellion, an environmental group, is calling on supporters to show up in full voice…

Pronghorns finish 3rd among expanded field in first sevens series stop

Third is a familiar place for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team. After back-to-back third place finishes in the 2018 and 2019 Canada West Sevens Series, the Horns opened 2020 in the bronze spot on the first of…

‘Play is essential to humans’: Lethbridge summit highlights importance of physical learning for children

In the wake of society’s ever-evolving technology, one Lethbridge committee is working to keep the traditional practice of play alive. “Play is essential to humans,” said Megan Fester, a settlement practitioner with Lethbridge Family Services. “I think, as we support…

Global News at 5 Lethbridge: Jan 21

January 21 2020 8:17pm The Tuesday, January 21, 2020 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…

Albertans increasingly concerned about personal debt and paying it off

A growing number of Albertans don’t see any relief in sight when it comes to their current debt and even fewer expect their future debt situation to improve. “Albertans are increasingly pessimistic about their personal finances,” said Donna Carson, a…