Lethbridge Area

Aftermath of grass fire along Highway 3 near Coalhurst
Aftermath of grass fire along Highway 3 near Coalhurst Lethbridge News Now

RCMP investigating after semi hits power pole on Highway 3, igniting grass fire

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
August 28, 2017 - 2:36pm Updated: August 28, 2017 - 3:29pm

LETHBRIDGE – UPDATED – Coaldale RCMP say the driver of a tractor trailer has turned himself in to police, after learning that they were looking for him.

The call from police came after a single vehicle collision just west of Lethbridge Monday afternoon (Aug. 28).

Potatoes scattered in the ditch after tandem hauler struck by a train.
Potatoes scattered in the ditch after tandem hauler struck by a train. Joe Scarpelli - Global Lethbridge

Section of Highway 3 closed near Taber on Saturday due to train and semi collision

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter -
August 27, 2017 - 7:12am Updated: August 27, 2017 - 8:27pm

TABER -  One lane of Highway 3 west of Taber was closed for nearly 11 hours beginning Saturday afternoon, after a collision between a semi and a train.

Photo: Courtesy Trout Unlimited and Oldman Watershed Council

Vandalism to Chipman Creek after reclamation and restoration work completed 

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter and Dori Modney @Dori_Modney on Twitter
August 23, 2017 - 5:45pm

MD PINCHER CREEK - An area around a portion of Chipman Creek was badly vandalized last weekend (Aug. 19), just hours after volunteers worked all day trying to restore a portion of it as a fish and wildlife habitat. 

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