Monday, September 26, 2022

Unvaccinated Canadians allowed to travel domestically and internationally beginning June 20th

Unvaccinated Canadians will soon be able to board a plane or train. Federal officials announced Tuesday afternoon that, as of June 20th, the vaccine mandate for domestic and outbound international travellers will end. The restriction was...

Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge becomes a Living Wage Employer

The Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge is now a certified a Living Wage Employer by committing to pay their staff $19 an hour. As part of their commitment to addressing food security, the...

Ottawa Police arrest 70 as they move to disperse Freedom Convoy from city

Some big rigs in downtown Ottawa are moving out voluntarily this afternoon as police continue to push into the epicentre of the Freedom Convoy protest. Meanwhile, Ottawa Police say they have arrested more than 70...

University of Lethbridge Union Ready to Negotiate a Deal

The University of Lethbridge Faculty Association (ULFA) has sent a new offer to the University’s Board of Governors. The union says the purpose of the offer was to restart negotiations that have stalled since...

Community Foundation spring grant program open to applications

LETHRBIDGE, AB - The Community Foundation is looking to give away half a million dollars in grants across Southwestern Alberta. Applications are being accepted for the Community Priorities, Henry S. Varley Fund for Rural...

Special Weather Statement for southern Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, AB - After a week of very warm weather, parts of southern Alberta will see a return to winter. A special weather statement has been issued for several regions with conditions changing into Tuesday. From...

Lethbridge residents encouraged to complete wellbeing questionnaire

For the third consecutive year the city is giving residents an opportunity to have their voice heard when it comes to their safety and wellbeing. The annual survey is part of an ongoing data collection...

Wind WARNING for southwest Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Some very blustery conditions this week across southern Alberta. Wind Warnings have been issued for the southwest including Lethbridge as chinook conditions blow through the region. Strong winds that may cause damage are...

Extreme Cold WARNING for most of Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Here we again! A  brief break, most of Alberta is back under an extreme cold warning. That includes Lethbridge and area. The very cold conditions are forecast to last  the rest of...

Wind WARNING for southwest Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, AB - A very blustery start to 2022 across southern Alberta. A wind warning has been issued for the southwest. Strong west winds gusting to 110 km/h and blowing snow will continue Saturday night. Blowing snow...

New Blood Tribe Police Chief to be sworn in next week

STANDOFF, AB - A new Chief of Police has been appointed for the Blood Tribe. The Commission announced Friday that Miiskiimisokasimi, Brice Iron Shirt, will be officially sworn-in Tuesday in Standoff. Due to COVID-19 protocols, the...

Winter Storm WATCH for southwest Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Conditions across parts of southern Alberta are going to get blustery to start off the new year. Blizzard conditions are expected Saturday. Early Saturday morning strong west winds with gusts exceeding 100 km/h...

UPDATE: L.C.I. to resume normal classes after evacuation on Tuesday

UPDATE 2: School will continue as normal Wednesday at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. Police have determined, through their investigation, there is no evidence to suggest an immediate threat. UPDATE: Lethbridge Police say they're now investigating threats...

Alleged threat closes Winston Churchill High School

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Police are currently on scene at Winston Churchill High School and students are being sent home for the day, following what appears to be some kind of threat received at the...

Wind WARNING for much of southern Alberta, including Lethbridge

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Very strong wind is expected to hammer parts of southwest Alberta once again. Environment Canada says these potentially damaging winds are expected on Saturday. Strong winds, with gusts up to 120 km/h, will...

Wind WARNING for southern Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Continuing very windy across many parts of southern Alberta. Damaging wind gusts up to 100 km/h are still possible along the foothills. Wind gusts up to 90 km/h are still possible farther...

Wind WARNING for southwest Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, AB – A very windy few days in the offing across southwest Alberta. Environment Canada has issued wind warning for areas including Fort Macleod, Cardston, Waterton, Pincher Creek, Waterton, and the Crowsnest Pass. Strong, damaging...

Wind WARNING for southwest Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, AB - A wind warning has been issued for southwest Alberta. The warning covers an area concerning Lethbridge, Taber, Milk River, Cardston, Magrath, Waterton, Fort Macleod, Claresholm, Stavely, Pincher Creek, Crowsnest Pass. Strong, damaging winds...

Snowfall warning issued for SW Alberta

The southwest corner of the province is under a snowfall WARNING heading into the weekend. According to Environment Canada, heavy snow is expected Friday and Saturday in the Crowsnest Pass, Pincher Creek and Waterton areas...

U.S. to reopen land border with Canada in November for non-essential travel

OTTAWA, ON – There’s some good news for travellers wanting to drive across the line to the United States. There are several reports the Americans will be reopening their land borders to full-vaccinated Canadians next...

Lethbridge MLA Neudorf working to try and find solution to doctor shortage

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Lethbridge has been experiencing a doctor shortage for months now and a local MLA says he's working to try and find a solution. Over the past year, 15 physicians here in the...

Travellers within Canada on planes & trains must be vaccinated against COVID-19

OTTAWA, ON - If you want to travel within Canada this winter you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. At the end of this month anyone wishing to travel by air, rail, or...

Teen missing since last week, Lethbridge Police asking for help in locating her

LETHBRIDGE, AB - You're being asked to be on the lookout for a missing teenager. Lethbridge Police say 17 year old Echo Whitequills hasn't been seen or heard from since last Friday, September 24th. All attempts...

Conservatives again sweep federal southern Alberta ridings

LETHBRIDGE, AB - The federal election map across southern Alberta remains Conservative blue. All four incumbent MPs running for re-election easily won their ridings Monday night. Rachael Harder was re-elected for a third term in office...
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Lethbridge News

Canada dropping mask mandate for travel and all other travel restrictions

All COVID-19 travel restrictions will be lifted in Canada on the first of October. The easing of border measures includes the use of the ArriveCan...

Hostage victim meets teams who saved her life in July

The victim in a stabbing incident this summer had a chance to meet the teams responsible for saving her life. Kathryn Linder was taken...

Lethbridge Police investigate early morning stabbing

Two people are in hospital after a stabbing incident in the Fairmont neighbourhood. The Lethbridge Police Service says they responded to the call at...

Lethbridge Police officer awarded Medal of Bravery

A Lethbridge police officer has received the Medal of Bravery, an honour awarded to those who have risked their lives to try to save...

Three opioid related deaths reported in Lethbridge in July

New data from the Alberta Substance Use Surveillance System shows three drug poisoning deaths in Lethbridge in July. All of them fall under the...
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