On July 15, at 2:23 p.m., members of the Fort Macleod RCMP attempted a traffic stop however the vehicle continued at a high rate of speed and crashed through a fence of a local business in the 400 block of 12 Street in Fort Macleod.
University of Lethbridge researchers, in partnership with scientists at Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation (API), received funding from MITACS to develop a drug to treat the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Albertans have another chance to pick up free non-medical face masks at the counter or drive-thru of their local A&W, McDonald’s Canada or Tim Hortons restaurant.
On July 12, at 11:45 p.m., the High River RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at a convenience store in the 600 block of 5th Street S.E. in High River.
A unique outdoor dining experience is coming to Lethbridge this summer as Mocha Cabana partners with Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden and Fort Whoop-Up to present carefully curated picnic baskets that can be enjoyed inside our local attractions.
On June 25, a female suspect entered the No Frills in High River. The female proceeded to fill her cart with groceries, then hid out of view of the surveillance cameras to place these groceries into bags.
The City of Brooks’ Planning and Development Department, which also handles building permits and business licences, is going to be undergoing a review to improve processes and reduce red tape.
The Community Foundation Board of Directors express their sincere thank you and appreciation to Chris Christie on her retirement and welcomes Sue Edwards as incoming Executive Director.
With the pandemic, a lot of businesses were either downsizing their employee base, adhering to social distancing by having employees work from home or just finding ways to be frugal or close up shop totally. That is, except Surex Insurance in Magrath. In fact, they are going the total oppos…
The CFSEA has awarded $256,515 in grants to 12 local charities to support vulnerable populations across southeast Alberta. The grants announced today are part of the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF), funded by the Government of Canada.
Magrath’s Geoff Minors, like many southern Albertans ,was wondering what kind of activities there would be as the pandemic has cancelled a lot of event.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is reminding all travellers, ahead of the July 1 (Canada) and July 4 (United States) holidays, that travel restrictions are still in place at all Canadian international border crossings.
On June 23, the Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit arrested a Calgary male who is alleged to have committed seven separate robberies that occurred between August of 2019 – April 2020.
On June 21st, at approximately 8:15 am, Claresholm RCMP were checking a vehicle that was suspected to be stolen. The driver was asleep in the vehicle and as the RCMP member approached the vehicle, the driver awoke and put the 1 ton pickup in motion slamming into 2 police vehicles. One polic…
Brooks Region Economic Development, along with Community Futures Chinook, is pleased to offer businesses in the Brooks Region an opportunity to receive a beautification loan and grant to enhance the appearance of a business. Businesses can apply for up to $10,000 in funding of which 80% woul…
On June 23, 2020 at approximately 3:30 p.m. Coaldale Rural RCMP responded to a multi vehicle collision on the eastbound lanes of Highway 3 at the Highway 25 overpass. This is on the west side of Lethbridge at the top of the hill.
On June 22, shortly after 5 p.m., Gleichen RCMP were dispatched to an assault that was occurring in the area of Main Street and 4 Avenue in Gleichen. EMS attended and an adult male was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Special Areas parks are open for business, just not all services are totally functioning yet due to provincial restrictions… but they’re coming.
The Government of Alberta has initiated the Site Rehabilitation Program in order to help clean up some of the oil and gas facilities across the province. The current phase of funding for this program is targeted to facilities where the licensee (the owner of the oil and gas facility such as …
Special Areas shared their report on the recent public consultation for the Special Areas Water Supply Project (SAWSP), available at www.specialareas.ab.ca. This report summarizes feedback provided during March’s consultation, including what people thought the next steps should be for the pr…
On June 20, at 5:30 p.m., Cardston RCMP responded to a report of a missing 4-yr-old child at the Woolford Provincial Park located in Cardston County.
More provincial historic sites and museums will reopen on June 20 as part of stage two of Alberta’s relaunch strategy.
A huge milestone has been reached for Natural Health Alliance Inc. (NHA) as they will be breaking ground on June 25 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the future site located just off Industrial Road West in the City of Brooks’ South Industrial Park.
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation released a report analyzing the annual per person spending of Alberta municipal governments in light of property tax bills having recently been mailed to taxpayers.
On June 10, 2020 at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers from Raymond/Magrath RCMP and Milk River RCMP responded to a call to assist EMS for a drowning in the area of Spring Coulee on the St. Mary River.
Hundreds of people came together in Brooks June 7 to show their support for the fight against racism, injustice, police brutality and inequality across North America.
Like the rest of 4-H members and leaders from across Canada, the Newell 4-H District Multi Club had to figure out a way to help the young livestock producers show and then subsequently sell their lamb and swine projects.
While it has begun, more details about Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT)’s Southeast Alberta Property Crime Unit will have to wait.
A $21.6-million investment is expanding online resources and virtual supports for Albertans who are seeking help for mental health and addiction challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Government has laid seven charges against the Town of Bow Island and a former employee under environmental legislation related to a failure to monitor drinking water.
Alberta Health Services (AHS) is recruiting new volunteer members to Health Advisory Councils (HAC) across Alberta, and to the Cancer Provincial Advisory Council (PAC) and the Addiction and Mental Health PAC.
At approximately 3 p.m. on June 4th Brooks RCMP members received a complaint from a female advising that an adult male known to her stole her vehicle, a red 2018 Jeep Cherokee.
Deni Watson has seen a lot in her career as both someone who has worked in the mental health and addictions field and most recently as a successful restauranteur.
With the easing of the COVID-19 restrictions and with money being tight as Alberta faces the residual economic affects of the pandemic, Alberta residents are heading outdoors.
The two turbines, called Bluenergy SolarWind® PowerStations™, developed by Bluenergy Solarwind Canada (BSWC), will be removed from the Medicine Hat College (MHC) campus today destined for further testing and development.