Claresholm welcomes foreign workers in new pilot project to address labour shortages

Watt & Stewart Commodities runs its trucking business out of Claresholm and for years, has struggled to recruit and retain skilled workers. “Starting in about 2005, we’ve had trouble hiring enough people to allow for company growth,” said Todd Heggie,…

Lethbridge first responders receive rescue, recovery training in moving water

The Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services Water Rescue team has spent some time in the Oldman River, conducting advanced search and recovery training in moving water. The four-day training began on Monday and is the first of its kind to…

Lethbridge disc golf star has eyes on the pros, ready to take on the world

A 16-year-old Lethbridge disc golfer is taking on international competition, as he continues to climb the ranks as one of the best young players in the sport. Noah Higgins has been playing disc golf for about five years, and he…

Alberta family still searching for missing man 4 years after his Okanagan disappearance

Blessed with lakes, mountains and plenty of sunshine, the Okanagan is a vacationer’s paradise. Not for Shanna Wilson, though. Every time the Albertan visits the Okanagan, it’s with a heavy heart – unlike the thousands of smiling, happy visitors who…

Lethbridge trio located safe by Global News after police report them missing in B.C.

A bit of social media sleuthing for two Lethbridge men and a boy managed to located the trio safe in the Prince George area. “We are fine [and have] been camping and fishing the last couple weeks,” Nickolas Grunwald messaged…

Pediatric doctor cross-examined in retrial of David and Collet Stephan

After taking the stand Thursday in the retiral of David and Collet Stephan, Dr. Shauna Burkholder, the first doctor to assess 18 month old Ezekiel Stephan upon arriving at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary faced cross examination Friday. David and…