Lethbridge man stuck on cruise ship for nearly 8 weeks: ‘I imagine this is what prison is like’

The last time Evan Herbert set foot on land was nearly eight weeks ago. Since March 14, the Lethbridge resident has been stranded on a cruise ship with more than 50 other Canadians. “I imagine this is what prison is…

May the 4th Lethbridge stormtrooper takedown an embarrassing twist as Skywalker saga ends

Article content continued It’s a story becoming increasingly international as NBC has picked it up, while Canadian Star Trek legend William Shatner sent “my contempt” to the police force and chief on Twitter: “Rifles drawn for a plastic toy Cosplayer?…

Potato surplus and halted processing impacts new Alberta crops

In a province that boasts one of the largest potato production regions in Canada, the surplus of potatoes waiting in storage due to COVID-19 is a major issue. Officials say that surplus is now impacting future crops. READ MORE: Canada’s…

Coronavirus: Blood Tribe officials not caught off guard after first confirmed case

The Blood reserve has confirmed its first case of COVID-19, but officials were prepared for the announcement on Wednesday. “Blood tribe has been at zero cases since the start of the pandemic,” department of health representative Martin Heavy Head said…

Pronghorns players react after elimination of U of L hockey programs: ‘People are devastated’

University of Lethbridge hockey players are reacting after Monday’s surprise announcement that the school would be eliminating the Pronghorns’ men’s and women’s varsity hockey programs. Related News An email from university administration — including president and vice-chancellor Mike Mahon —…

University of Lethbridge discontinues Pronghorns hockey programs due to budget

The University of Lethbridge has announced the end of both its men’s and women’s varsity hockey programs in the wake of the provincial budget. A statement from the university cited “three successive years of significant reductions to its operating grant,”…

10-year-old boy killed, brother injured after being hit by car in Lethbridge

Posted April 13, 2020 11:31 pm Updated April 14, 2020 10:06 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Police say a 10-year-old boy died and his brother was injured after being hit…

Coronavirus: Photography association calls for pause on ‘porch portraits’

Professional Photographers of Canada is calling for a pause on so-called “porch portrait” sessions due to health and safety concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE: Coronavirus deaths in Canada hit 780, total cases surpass 25,000 “I understand that photographers are…

Lethbridge bird watcher spots goose with Russian background among estimated 60,000 birds

Lethbridge bird watcher Ken Orich has seen a lot of unique things in his years of birding, but Sunday at Stafford Lake he made a discovery that was unique, even for him. “Every time you go out birding, it’s like,…

2nd Green Shirt Day spreads organ donation awareness: ‘The response is overwhelming’

The second annual Green Shirt Day may have looked a little different than the first due to COVID-19 restrictions but the campaign, in honour of the Logan Boulet Effect, still created a wave of support for organ donation on social…