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Vermilion cyclist the Rio deal?

Lloydminster could have a local Olympic athlete to cheer for at the 2016 Rio games. more »

Paid general holiday not a given

Dear Working Wise: My boss told me that I won’t be getting paid for the Canada Day holiday, because I just started my job. He also said that I won’t get paid overtime for working Canada Day.… more »

The wheel scoop on tires

Tires are like the trunk of a tree.
They bear the weight, keep the vehicle stable, and if you hit the gas too hard, they bark.
Bark, get it? more »

Suspects wanted

Once again members of the public have helped RCMP in identifying an alleged robber—now all the Mounties have to do is find the guy. The Kitscoty RCMP thanked the public for its assistance in helping… more »

'All food should be affordable'

In these tough times it’s always good to stretch a dollar where one can, and one of the common places to start is the grocery budget. more »

Two are stronger as one

The Lloydminster Interval Home announced it will be joining forces with the Lloydminster Community Youth Centre (LCYC), a move that chairman of the board for the Interval Home, Kristy Maizga, described… more »

Boys to entertain at Feast

The Vermilion campus of Lakeland College will celebrate its rural roots and agricultural teaching future with a new Feast on the Farm event. Feast on the Farm will be held Saturday, Aug. 20 at Lakeland’s… more »

More than $2-mill put to good use

Many hands make light work.
That’s a popular motto of Lloydminster Region Health Foundation CEO, Wendy Plandowski who said that again at the agency’s annual donor recognition day June 21. more »

Last of their grain

Some see them as icons of the Prairies, and not only are they endangered, but they may be on the brink of extinction. more »

Amen to Lone Rock church

The Lone Rock United Church had its final service this month, hanging up the closed sign after offering a place of worship for 55 years. Chairman of the board, Terry Crush, said it wasn’t money… more »

Where's our paramedic?

Dear editor: It’s hard to follow the reasoning of Prairie North Heath Region Authority on the ambulance issue (PNHR hears from concerned citizens for seniors care, Lloydminster Booster, May 27). more »

Search is on for man identified as alleged bear spray robber

Once again members of the public have helped RCMP in identifying an alleged robber —now all the Mounties have to do is find the guy. The Kitscoty RCMP thanked the public for its assistance in helping… more »

Looking for work? Take advantage of what's out there

Dear Working Wise: I’ve been looking for a job now for six months, but no one in my industry seems to be hiring. I’d like to see what else is out there, but I don’t know where to look.… more »

Land rush in Saskatchewan

Back in the 1800s the United States government opened up a new territory to homesteaders. more »

2016 4-H Expo results

4-H Expo for 2016 came to an end earlier this month with the conclusion of the fed calf sale. 
It was three exciting days of friendly competition, hard work and a lot of 4-H fun. more »

Fastest riders drawn to race

Here’s the dirt on an upcoming Alberta Dirt Riders Association Provincial Motocross Series 3 race to be held at the Lethal Motorsports Training Facility, near Waseca. more »

Confidence high heading into playoffs

Lloydminster Xtreme junior B lacrosse team head coach Graham Murray doesn’t have a crystal ball, but he wasn’t shy with his playoff prediction heading into the weekend. more »

Swimmers bring home scads of medals

Over the past two weekends the Lloydminster Riptides Swim Club had swimmers making big waves in both Saskatchewan and Alberta. In Swift Current last week, Denaya Roznowski participated in the Saskatchewan… more »

Bobcats sign hometown player Kobe Walker

The Lloydminster Bobcats organization is proud to announce the signing of local forward Kobe Walker. more »

Home oil change? Piece of cake

For some readers, last week’s article about engine oil was like reading math equations.
For professionals though, like the Lubrication Analyst, apparently this was a damn good read. more »

Maintain Like a Pro

Everyone knows this person.
They attend all of the family gatherings, play golf or sail or fish and play bridge. more »

Heroes to be honoured

There must be some caped community health heroes in our midst.
“Celebrating the Heroes Among Us” is the theme of this year’s Lloydminster Region Health Foundation Gala. more »

A message that deserves repeating

It must have been one hell of a decision to make, but in the end it was Rick and Melanie MacEachern’s desire to use their loss to help others. more »

Movie highlights Lloydminster

The real estate mantra,  location, location, location came into play for 21 year-old Benjamin Musgrave who directed his first short musical film called Late Harvest in Lloydminster. more »

Colonial days features ag

You just can’t have the Colonial Days Fair without a heavy dose of agriculture and 2016, as always, will have plenty of great farm oriented activities to check out. more »

Budding Fellinis

It’s not Festival de Cannes, but it’s a start. Students in Lloydminster Comprehensive High School’s communication media program took part in the second annual LCHS Film Festival on Monday… more »

Dozens of motorcyclists show for run

It was Treads of Life for Threads of Life. More than 30 motorcyclists turned up for the inaugural Treads of Life motorcycle run at Lethal Motorsports in Lloydminster Saturday morning in support of the… more »

Not one more tragic death

The potential of youth. That’s what graduation ceremonies are all about at Lloydminster high schools Wednesday. No one will know for certain what the future might have held for Holy Rosary High… more »

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