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Two sides two the falling oil prices: Benoit

With lowering oil prices and the Canadian dollar shrinking against the U.S. greenback, some economists are speculating an economic downturn in the not too near future. Local MP Leon Benoit said that there… more »

New GM looking to the skies

For some people, your blood runs with your desired passion. For Fred Ackerman, the new general manager of the Lloyd- minster Municipal Airport, his passion is flight and aeronautics. Ackerman has been… more »

New event this Halloween

When it comes to stepping up to fill a need, the residents of Lloydminster are always front and centre. With that thought in mind, the Lloydminster and Area Brain Injury Society (LABIS) has decided to… more »

City reducing waste

Canada Waste Reduction Week took off Monday, and to commemorate the event, the City of Lloydminster is urging citizens to practice proper recycling and waste sorting. “Canada Waste Reduction Week is just… more »

Joining the workforce through encouragement, belonging

With the Indigenous Economic Partnership Summit last weekend came a new addition to the growing, annual initiative – a youth component. While the summit, in general, is held every year to encourage… more »

Byelection set for Nov. 13

Last Thursday, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall called a byelection for the Lloydminster riding on Nov. 13. Wall said that there were numerous days that could have been chosen, but ultimately he decided… more »

Young selected as Sask. Party candidate

Colleen Young, the chair of the board of education with Lloydminster Public School Division (LPSD), will be the flag bearer in the upcoming byelection for the Saskatchewan Party. In a three-way race,… more »

Wall calls Lloydminster byelection for Nov. 13.

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has called a byelection for the Lloydminster riding on Nov. 13. Wall said that there were numerous days that could have been chosen, but ultimately he decided that Lloydminster… more »

Alpacas to pucker up for prizes

Winter is coming. And for anyone who knows a thing or two about alpaca fibre, that might come as an exciting thing. After all, it means one indulge in wearing the “fine, soft and exceptionally warm” clothing… more »

Hidden gems shine brightest

It’s tough for bands these days. Radio play is a coveted asset and the much sought after grail of any musician. Some are willing to do anything for that. But nothing is worth selling your soul to the… more »

Sidney York gives Keyboard to Kids

Guess what, everybody? Brandi Sidoryk digs pop music. Yup. The french horn player and opera singer, with all her education in the ways of classical music, has a soft spot for the polish of mainstream… more »

Pizzeria ready to help out for a good cause

Starting today, Papa John’s in Lloydminster will not only be serving up pizza, but will be serving up some awareness. Papa John’s will be raising money to help out Alecia Manuel. Manuel, a single mother… more »

Harvest wrapping up across the province

Crop specialist Harry Brook, with Alberta Agriculture, said this crop year was normal compared to the record yields from the previous year. Part of the reason could be the areas that were hit by weather… more »