Southern Alberta couple struggles to get home from Peru because of COVID-19 travel restrictions

A couple from Stavely, Alta., are two of about 1,700 Canadians trying to get from Lima, Peru back to home soil during a coronavirus pandemic. Related News Tim and Christine Nelson departed from Calgary on March 2. They had a…

Weather system expected to bring 5-10 cm of snow to parts of Alberta

If you have travel plans this weekend in Alberta, you may want to rethink them. As of 10:18 a.m. Friday, a large portion of the province was issued a snowfall warning by Environment Canada. A pacific weather system will be…

Wife of man injured in Taber-area crash that killed 4 ‘grateful my kids still have their dad’

Heaven Gladue received a text from her husband on Friday morning that read: “Good morning, babe.” The message came less than 10 minutes before four people lost their lives in a horrific crash south of Calgary. Dorian Gladue was one…

4 people killed in southern Alberta highway crash

Posted January 10, 2020 11:33 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ RCMP say four people were killed in a highway crash east of Lethbridge on Friday. The two-vehicle happened on Highway…

Western alienation: weathering the storm in southern Alberta

On a snowy fall morning near Iron Springs, Alta. it was business as usual at Kolk Farms. Leighton Kolk runs his family’s farming operation, located about a half-hour drive north of Lethbridge, with more than three decades of experience in…

Mother of Alberta man who was shot to death now robbed of son’s hockey ring

The mother of a southern Alberta man who was killed earlier this year is desperate to find her son’s hockey ring that was stolen from her vehicle this week. Related News Melodie Hunt-Ayoungman was in Lethbridge attending a conference at…

Southern Alberta farmers find innovation at Livestock Expo

The third annual Alberta Livestock Expo kicked off Wednesday at Exhibition Park in Lethbridge. Since its first year, the number of booths have nearly doubled, from 80 in 2017 to around 130 this year. Related News The event continues Thursday…

Dozens occupy turkey barn in southern Alberta to protest animal living conditions

Dozens of animal activists from Western Canada descended on a farm near Fort MacLeod, Alta., on Monday, to protest against what they allege is the inhumane treatment of animals. About 30 people illegally planted themselves inside the Jumbo Valley Hutterite…

Train derails, leaking octane, in southern Alberta

There has been a train derailment at Highway 23 and Township Road 12-0, according to Lethbridge County. “There are rail cars currently leaking octane,” the county said in a message on Facebook shortly after 10 a.m. on Monday. “Fire crews…

Troops partake in NATO chemical training exercise at CFB Suffield in southern Alberta

Troops from around the world are stationed in southern Alberta this week, all to train for the possibility of a chemical weapons attack on the battlefield. More than 400 personnel from 12 allied NATO countries took part in a training…