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All in the same house

Around the Manners family dinner table, there is at least one topic everyone can talk about. From patriarch Bob Manners down to his grandchildren, curling runs through the family blood. It’s just something… more »

Arts advocate named Citizen of the Year

Local arts advocate and chairperson of the Lloydminster Regional Theatre Foundation Gwen Mottram was named Citizen of the Year by the Lloydminster Lions Club. The ceremony took place at the Royal Canadian… more »

Barrel to Post: Good to sell last

Sometimes coming in last has its advantages. At the 2015 Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Tarp Auction, the rookie drivers making their first appearance would be placed at the end of the auction order,… more »

New president for chamber of commerce

The Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce torch has been passed once again. On Tuesday, the chamber held its annual general meeting at the Royal Hotel, outgoing president Chris Parsons handed over the symbolic… more »

Lloydminster RCMP seek public input

The Lloydminster RCMP held two meetings on March 23 at the Centennial Civic Centre to gather public input regarding their strategic priorities. “We were pleased with the turnout. We were pleased with… more »

Competitive future for Bobcats

The next time members of the Lloydminster Bobcats enter their locker room on the west side of the Civic Centre, it will be the start of their journey towards the RBC Cup. On Tuesday afternoon, the members… more »

Alberta mayors meet with MLAs

From March 11 to 13, Lloydminster Mayor Rob Saunders attended the Alberta Mayors’ Spring Caucus Meetings in Edmonton. The meetings gave mayors in the province a chance to speak with their MLAs ahead of… more »

NDP concerned about changes in Sask. budget

At a recent press conference, the NDP expressed concerns about the Saskatchewan budget. They said they were especially troubled with changes to the active family tax credit, the graduate retention program,… more »

Bobcats eliminated from playoffs

For the second year in a row, the Lloydminster Bobcats were eliminated in second round of the Alberta Junior Hockey League playoffs, losing 2-1 in overtime in Game 6 to Bonnyville, giving the Pontiacs… more »

Packed spring session underway

Alberta’s 2015 spring session will see a focus on business services and issues involving environment, education and municipalities. Richard Starke, MLA for Vermilion-Lloydminster, said one of the pieces… more »

Trudy and Cathy's alpaca adventure

On an otherwise unremarkable stretch of Highway 3 outside Lloydminster stands a 12-foot sign with a single, dominant word: Alpaca. This is the entrance to TnC Farms, where Trudy McCall and Cathy Merkley… more »

Looking back on the War of 1812

As part of the federal government’s efforts to memorialize the bicentennial of the War of 1812, a travelling exhibit has been assembled by the Canadian War Museum. The display has travelled through Ontario… more »

Capturing beauty in the camera eye

When Karue Wachira looks through his camera, he is searching for beauty. Whether it be portrait work or the sprawling prairie landscape, The Lloydminster photographer tries capture subjects that he finds… more »