United Conservative Party of Alberta Opposition Critics

Finance & Treasury Board
Drew Barnes

Transportation
Wayne Drysdale

Solicitor General
Mike Ellis

Forestry
Dave Schneider

Community & Social Services, Democracy & Accountability
Nathan Cooper

Indigenous Relations
David Hanson

Culture & Tourism
Ron Orr

Electricity & Renewables
Don MacIntyre

Health, Emergency Response & Disaster Preparedness
Tany Yao

Education
Mark Smith

Environment & Parks
Todd Loewen

Municipal Affairs
Pat Stier

Children’s Services, Status of Women
Leela Aheer

Labour
Grant Hunter

Advanced Education
Wayne Anderson

Justice
Angela Pitt

Infrastructure
Glenn Van Dijken

Economic Development, Trade & Jobs
Richard Gotfried

Agriculture
Rick Strankman

Energy
Prasad Panda

Seniors & Housing, Multiculturalism
Prab Gill

Service Alberta
Scott Cyr

Property & Surface Rights
Wes Taylor

The Town of Raymond wins a Sustainable Community Award for their work in the field of energy

Local woman talks about her journey with alopecia

Lethbridge police charge 21-year-old with attempted kidnapping of 13-year-old

Lethbridge Terry Fox Run to go virtual September 20

Nicholas Sheran Pool will reopen to the public September 21

Early Education Program housed out of Lethbridge YMCA

Cargo thefts increase by more than $30M, according to Insurance Bureau of Canada

Lethbridge College and Economic Development Lethbridge host VR conference

Male suicides soar above COVID-19 deaths in Medicine Hat

Counterfeit U.S. bills in circulation in southern Alberta

Police charge driver with sleeping while speeding

Air quality in southern Alberta expected to deteriorate

Music soars to new heights online for the Vox Musica Choral Society

Indigenous Recovery Program sets up teepee in Galt Gardens

Demonstrators assemble to protest COVID-19 restrictions

Alberta Health Services has tips and information regarding air quality as wildfire smoke comes into Alberta

Fundraiser to raise awareness and funds about gender-based violence and sex abuse in Uganda

RV sales skyrocket in Lethbridge

Performing Arts Centre talks continue at Lethbridge Community Issues Committee

Better Business Bureau talks how to teach children, teachers, and parents internet safety tips with back to school

Lethbridge K9 unit welcomes new recruit

Lethbridge weighs in on controversial film 'Cuties'

What would defunding the police look like in Lethbridge?

West side McDonald's reopens following presumptive COVID-19 case

Highway 3 accident caused by driver going wrong direction

Remembering 9/11 - Where were you when you heard the news?

Workshop for kids to fight back “the real pandemic” - child abduction

Lethbridge man faces the illness of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

U of L staff participates in National Scholar Strike

Grants made renovations at Lethbridge Big Brothers Big Sisters possible

SCAN Unit shuts down known drug house & bike chop shop

Alberta Birds of Prey Foundation shuts down to the public and discusses COVID-19 and the season that was

Downtown Farmers Market finished for season

Mayor Chris Spearman and Councillor Ryan Parker react to anti-mask protest

Local artist launches The Grassland Series at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre

Anti-mask group protests mandatory mask bylaw

Kentucky Derby horse racing to start up at Rocky Mountain Turf Club this weekend

New micro-classrooms start up as another option for parents not comfortable with bringing their kids back to public school

RCMP Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team discusses 3D-printed firearms

Lethbridge College reduces high-stress testing anxiety for healthcare students

Controlling COVID-19 spread in shelters

Lethbridge and Medicine Hat region record lowest unemployment rates in province

Bylaw Exemption Cards not required for exemptions to Lethbridge Temporary Mask Bylaw

Church after COVID-19

Alberta man charged for allegedly 3D-printing firearm parts

Alberta announces $262M in federal back-to-school funding

Walk across Canada targets awareness of youth mental health

New online tools unveiled to help faculty teach their students at Lethbridge College

Pronghorns Men's Basketball head coach reflects on CEBL coach of the year award

September is FASD Awareness Month

U of L Pronghorns Athletics find advantage in cancelled season

Civic Square project draws questions from the group Citizens for a Better Coaldale

Prairie Baseball Academy brings back familiar faces to coaching staff

Econonic Recovery Task Force brings forth One Stop Shop as a way to help businesses navigate through COVID-19

What back to school in Lethbridge looks like during a pandemic

Lethbridge's SCS shuts its doors on International Overdose Awareness Day

Students head back to school as school zones start to be enforced

Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh officially sworn in

Parking bylaws in effect Sept 14

Red Crow College welcomes back students with drive-by registration

Teachers' Association president reacts to removal of social distancing rules

Volunteers needed for Community Connection Program

Sentencing submissions for convicted Raymond sex offender heard

Marble Slab and Family Centre celebrate Ice Cream Day

Lethbridge College students are given new Kodiak Kits as a way of welcoming them to school

Human trafficking awareness group advocates for local programs

Alberta needs to get financial house in order says Franco Terrazzano with the Canadian Taxpayer's Federation

Contact sport restrictions during COVID-19 prepare youngsters for school

Shaw unveils new concept store in launch of new services

Two cases of Dutch Elm Disease confirmed in Lethbridge

Raging Grannies protest healthcare and education

UCP shuffles Cabinet Ministers

Parkinson Disease walk goes virtual

YQL business community reacts to mask bylaw

Psychological assessment gives glimpse into sex offender’s victim-mentality

Lethbridge Police respond to three unfounded bomb threats

City asks residents to participate in phone survey over next two weeks

Cause of Fairmont fire undetermined, says City

City passes temporary mandatory mask bylaw

City invests $25-million, approves $17.8-million 30-year-loan for Exhibition Park Agri-Food Hub

Lethbridge police officer relieved from duty

White & Privileged clothing line ceases operations amid racial tensions

Faith after fire: 'God with us, that's what it comes down to'

Last Post Fund honours veterans by finding unmarked graves

Whoop-Up Days Food Truck Festival brings in new eats

Parents, teachers voice concerns over UCP's school re-entry plan

Town of Nobleford and Lethbridge County partner for recreation facilities

Interfaith Learning Garden to put on harvest celebration

Town of Penticton worried about winds as they combat wildfire

Ice cream served up for drive-thru event at Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre

Lethbridge celebrates National Potato Day

Investigation into massive blaze in Lethbridge's south side begins

Lethbridge Minor Football makes its return

Suspect barricades himself in home before taken into police custody

How to protect yourself from cyberattacks

Farming Smarter uses multi-crop matrix to study crop disease

Multiple house fires in Fairmont area displaces a family of six

Iwaasa petition gaining momentum

Sport Council introduces outdoor roving gym program

Rachael Harder speaks about Liberal scandals

September 18, 2020

Lethbridge police charge 21-year-old with attempted kidnapping of 13-year-old

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September 18, 2020

Lethbridge police charge 21-year-old with attempted kidnapping of 13-year-old

September 18, 2020

Local woman talks about her journey with alopecia

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September 18, 2020

Local woman talks about her journey with alopecia

September 18, 2020

The Town of Raymond wins a Sustainable Community Award for their work in the field of energy

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September 18, 2020

The Town of Raymond wins a Sustainable Community Award for their work in the field of energy

September 17, 2020

Air quality in southern Alberta expected to deteriorate

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September 17, 2020

Air quality in southern Alberta expected to deteriorate

September 17, 2020

Police charge driver with sleeping while speeding

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September 17, 2020

Police charge driver with sleeping while speeding

September 17, 2020

Counterfeit U.S. bills in circulation in southern Alberta

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September 17, 2020

Counterfeit U.S. bills in circulation in southern Alberta

September 17, 2020

Male suicides soar above COVID-19 deaths in Medicine Hat

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September 17, 2020

Male suicides soar above COVID-19 deaths in Medicine Hat

September 17, 2020

Lethbridge College and Economic Development Lethbridge host VR conference

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September 17, 2020

Lethbridge College and Economic Development Lethbridge host VR conference

September 17, 2020

Cargo thefts increase by more than $30M, according to Insurance Bureau of Canada

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September 17, 2020

Cargo thefts increase by more than $30M, according to Insurance Bureau of Canada

September 17, 2020

Early Education Program housed out of Lethbridge YMCA

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September 17, 2020

Early Education Program housed out of Lethbridge YMCA

September 17, 2020

Nicholas Sheran Pool will reopen to the public September 21

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September 17, 2020

Nicholas Sheran Pool will reopen to the public September 21

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Alexis Veenendaal

Alexis came to Lethbridge in 2011 with a passion for writing, which she cultivated at the University of Lethbridge with a B.A. of english. After graduating, she worked for an online digital marketing company as a social media manager, copy editor and graphic designer. She is an avid reader and writer, and is especially interested in stories about community, families and the growing professional community.

Micah Quinn

Micah Quinn is an up and comer Video journalist, originally from Calgary, AB. After graduating from Mount Royal University, he loved his work at City TV - Breakfast Television. A newcomer to Lethbridge, he looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out what makes people tick. You'll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.

Michael Klassen

Michael began working in broadcasting in the early 1990s. His work has varied from corporate and commercial spheres, to news, sports, films and more. Outside of the media industry Michael has worked in Project Management and Sales. Michael has the passion and experience to bring your advertising campaign from design to completion.

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Brian Lilley

Brian Liley has covered politics across Canada for the last 17 years. Starting in radio Montreal covering local politics and the PQ government of the day before moving up to Ottawa. He spent five years as the Ottawa Bureau Chief for Canada's largest private radio network before helping launch Sun News Network where he hosted a show and wrote columns for the Sun papers. He currently hosts Beyond the News in Ottawa.

Tyler Dawson

Tyler Dawson is the Alberta correspondent for the National Post, based in Edmonton. A graduate of Carleton University’s journalism program, he was previously the deputy editorial pages editor at the Ottawa Citizen/Sun and has worked for the Edmonton Journal and the Quebec community newspaper the Low Down to Hull and Back News.

Lisa Daftari

Lisa Daftari is an award-winning investigative journalist focusing on foreign affairs with expertise in the Middle East and counter terrorism. She is a political analyst and commentator who frequently appears on Fox News, CBS, NBC, PBS, Voice of America and SiriusXM. She has been interviewed in Spanish, English and Persian (Farsi). Lisa also serves as director and founding editor of The Foreign Desk, a newswire service launched in late 2015 covering stories from around the globe.