Lethbridge Twinning Society celebrates 30th anniversary

The Lethbridge Twinning Society started with a single sister city in 1989, and as recently as five years ago, added its fourth. On Tuesday, the society celebrated 30 years of reaching out across the world. “[We have been] active since…

Lethbridge advocate pushes for province-wide ban on conversion therapy

Two municipalities in Alberta have put forward motions to ban conversion therapy this month, leaving one Lethbridge advocate with hope these changes will spark a province-wide movement. “In 2019, we’ve had 50 years this year of the decriminalization of homosexuality…

Lethbridge veterinarian honoured for dedication to feline care

A Lethbridge veterinarian has been recognized on a national level for her work with cats. Dr. Kate Lupton was honoured by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) with its Small Animal Practitioner Award. According to a media release issued by…

If heat sticks around, Taber corn will be ready by the end of July

A colder-than-usual spring may have thrown a wrench into Taber corn farmers’ dreams of early sales, but one farmer says they aren’t actually that far behind schedule. James Johnson of Johnson Fresh Farms says every year he is peppered with…

Neon Alberta Meat Market sign restored to its former glory in new home

The iconic neon storefront sign that used to be on the old Alberta Meat Market building on the corner of 5 Street South and 6 Avenue South in Lethbridge is glowing once again. The sign, more than six decades old,…

Lethbridge community peace officers ready to start patrols

It wasn’t long ago that the Lethbridge Police Service introduced a watch program that will see volunteer civilians walk through downtown streets in an effort to increase safety and reduce crime. Now, another group with similar goals is being introduced.…