Lethbridge Area

Air quality declines significantly Saturday evening in Lethbridge

Environment Canada issues special air quality statement for Lethbridge and surrounding areas

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter
September 2, 2017 - 10:05pm

LETHBRIDGE - Air quality in Lethbridge and surrounding areas declined significantly Saturday evening, as smoke from B.C. forest fires began affecting the region around 7 p.m. according to Environment Canada.

Birds of Prey Director Colin Weir with Environment Minister Shannon Phillips and her sons

Birds of prey released into the wild with help from Alberta’s Environment Minister

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter
September 1, 2017 - 2:15pm

LETHBRIDGE - Environment Minister Shannon Phillips and her sons Finn Davies, 8, and Hudson Davies, 6, released six birds into the wild Friday morning at west Lethbridge's Cottonwood Park. An incredible sight, she says, and something they've never experienced before.

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.

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