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…

Lethbridge orthotist develops elbow brace to help keep cowboys safe

The Calgary Stampede wraps up Sunday and those in the rodeo are looking forward to their final events where they have a chance to win some big bucks. While many of these cowboys risk their physical health for a sport…

Storm moving through southern Alberta sparks severe thunderstorm warning

Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm warning at 3:36 p.m. Thursday for parts of southern Alberta, including Starland County and areas near Hanna and Richdale. The storm is “capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel-sized hail and…