A new safe withdrawal management site will provide substance use treatment services for people in the community.
Another Christmas Bird Count season is around the corner! Between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5, tens of thousands of bird and winter enthusiasts will rally together to count millions of birds across the continent as part of the 119th year of this long-running wildlife survey.
The partnership between the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) and organizations such as the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) goes back a few years and these partnerships such as these make sense. They all have the same goal - bringing a top-quality product to the table wh…
St. John’s Presbyterian Church and Unity Lutheran are joining forces to hold the “Longest Night” service on Dec. 20 at 7 p.m.
Crowsnest Pass, Claresholm, Fort Mcleod, and Nanton RCMP detachments are advising motorists that travel on Highway 2 and Highway 22 is not recommended for any large light vehicles - RVs / empty tractor trailers.
Every piece of equipment in the Seven Persons fire department fleet was put to good use on Sunday evening as volunteer firefighters went through the community collecting food for the Medicine Hat and District Food Bank and spreading some Christmas cheer along the way.
Alberta RCMP Traffic Services discussed the impact of the upcoming legislation of part two of Bill C-46 on police delivery, which will put Mandatory Alcohol Screening (MAS) into force on Dec. 18.
William Lemay (Marieville, QC) sent hundreds of teddy bears flying onto the ice at the Centennial Regional Arena, as his goal led the Brooks Bandits (28-3) to a 4-1 win over the Canmore Eagles on Dec. 7 on Teddy Bear Toss night.
Students and staff at Maverick School in Swift Current talked about the ongoing problem of violence against women during a class meeting on Nov. 29, which was part of the annual White Ribbon campaign at the school.
On Dec. 4th, at approximately 1:30 am., Crowsnest Pass RCMP received a call of an armed robbery at the Blairmore, Shell Gas Station/Circle K Convenience Store. A man walked into the business and pointed under his clothing, what a witness believed to be a firearm. The man left the business w…
On Nov. 28 at approximately 9 a.m., Nanton and High River RCMP were conducting rural patrols in the area of Township Road 164 and Range Road 290, when they located a truck and cargo trailer that had been stolen from Chestermere, Alta., earlier in the morning.
When the Brooks and District Health Foundation first started reaching out to the community a few years ago to raise money for a dialysis unit for the Brooks Health Centre, the feeling the need for the unit was definitely there.
After 15 years, Medicine Hat will welcome the toughest sport on dirt’s Canadian Touring Pro Division for one-night of edge-of-your-seat action on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Canalta Centre brought to the city by Blazing Brand Marketing & Productions.
With decreasing enrolment numbers expected over the next few years in the Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD), the board has taken steps to increase spending in efforts to stabilize those enrolment figures through additional programming.
Former National Hockey League goaltender and Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster Kelly Hrudey will headline the 7th Annual Pronghorns Scholarship Breakfast on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in the 1st Choice Savings Centre gymnasium.
Since the wildfires that devastated properties in Special Areas in 2017, fire officials have learned that they, along with property owners and businesses could be doing a few things to prevent damage from fire, or at very least, lessen the damage potential should a fire occur.
With the holiday season around the corner, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is reminding all travellers and online shoppers of their responsibilities when importing goods to Canada. Whether you're flying or driving, these tips will help you plan accordingly.
One hundred fifteen service providers, community agencies, school personnel, mental health and health care providers, and interested community members attended the Rural Mental Health Conference that drew attention to mental health issues and services available for rural Albertans. The two a…
The Oldman Watershed Council (OWC) held a Citizen Science Information Night at their Lethbridge office from Oct. 30 The event was supported through a grant from the Alberta Conservation Association.
On Nov. 13 at approximately 3:25p.m., Vulcan RCMP executed a search warrant on a rural property at Township Road 174 and Highway 23.
Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) held a meeting at the Milk River Town Council Chambers and held another meeting in Raymond on Oct. 30.
Prairie Rose School Division's (PRSD) focus on literacy is paying off in increasing scores in the students' achievement tests, according to the Provincial achievement test and diploma examination accountability report that was presented by Reagan Weeks, PRSD assistant superintendent at the …
On Sept. 11, an announcement was made about a $10,000 scholarship award being offered by the Lethbridge Exhibition Park and the Rotary Club of Lethbridge East for top agricultural students.
The University of Lethbridge's Centre for Oral History and Tradition hosted a presentation called Traditional Knowledge in Policy and Practice at the Lethbridge Public Library.
Since Canada’s legalization of recreational marijuana, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Area Port of Sweetgrass has encountered travelers arriving from Canada in possession of marijuana.
In a late addition to the agenda, representatives from the Public School Board Association of Alberta (PSBAA) attended the Nov. 6 Prairie Rose School Division meeting in Dunmore to discuss a recently launched campaign geared towards making a major overhaul to Alberta's education system.
“Each time I return to the wilderness I feel like a child again,” former Alberta Premier and federal Environment Minister Jim Prentice once told delegates at the 2009 World Wilderness Congress in Medira, Mexico. “I feel smaller for having found my place in the immensity of creation. And yet,…
Prevention and early intervention are key, rather than reactive measures, when it comes to youth anxiety and depression, according to a leading psychiatrist who has been researching child and youth mental health for years.
A group of professional photographers will be offering free, high-quality family portraits to people in Lethbridge who, for a variety of reasons, might not be able to afford a family photo this holiday season.
If Alberta wants to once again be a leader as a global energy supplier, it must do what it takes to close the competitiveness gap and that includes streamlining its cumbersome regulatory approval process, implementing climate policies that are effective, efficient, and encourage innovation.
The Brooks Bandits (11-1) saw a 4-1 lead evaporate in the third period, but a Tyler Campbell (Winnipeg, MB) goal with 4:20 left on the clock proved the difference, as the Bandits notched their 11th straight win, 5-4 in Camrose on Tuesday night.
Three people have been arrested following a drug trafficking investigation in Medicine Hat. Nearly $85,000 worth of cocaine and cash was seized by ALERT.
The Brooks Bandits (10-1) ran their win streak to ten, and completed perfect 3-game homestand, downing the Whitecourt Wolverines (7-5) by a 4-2 score in front of a crowd of 1,231 at the Centennial Regional Arena on Saturday night.
A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified in areas of Chin Reservoir in the Municipal District of Taber Alberta Health Services announced Oct. 12. Residents living near the shores of this lake, as well as visitors to this lake, are advised to take the following precautions:
On Oct. 11 at approximately 5:45 p.m., Raymond RCMP responded to a three vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 5 and Highway 52 near Raymond.