Give a little (and feel good in the process)

Dear Working Wise:
I am considering volunteering for a local non-profit board. Is this something that can help boost my career? Should I inform my employer before I agree?
Signed, Near Volunteer. more »

Tips for setting up a new acreage

I have lived in the country most of my life plus have seen literally hundreds of rural homes during my career as a Realtor. Spring is often the season when many people start to think about either buying… more »

Maidstone says tanks a lot

Baytex Energy Ltd. recently donated a water tanker trailer to the Maidstone Waseca and District Fire Board. more »

Fun and games

Folks did more than just work hard in the early days; they knew how to have homemade fun too in their spare time. more »

Wounded Warriors to benefit from dinner

Lloydminster will be throwing a party this month to raise funds to host Wounded Warriors Weekend this summer. more »

Another Lakeland first

Lakeland College plans to keep ahead of the energy training competition as the first college in Alberta to offer a 2nd class power engineering program. more »

Take a night off for a good cause

Call it creative panhandling 2.0 for a worthy cause and a charitable tax receipt more »

Thorpe looking to work with CAF

The Thorpe Recovery Centre is anxious to learn if a new program specific to treat Canadian military members for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder will be approved. more »

Try anything at least once

Regional schools and students are set to scratch an annual itch, by attending the bi-provincial Try-A-Trade career primer at the Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds. more »

Local a part of Vimy Ridge 100

Holy Rosary High School grad, Taylor Greening, had a front row seat to Canadian history in the making at the National Vimy Memorial in France. The 19 year old now, living in Vancouver, was one of 26 youth… more »

Small group protests library cuts

Sometimes a book title will speak volumes, like the one Ron Gillies brought to a reading protest over cuts in operating grants to regional libraries totalling $3.5 million in the Saskatchewan budget. more »

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