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Provinces see growth in energy sectors

Diana McQueen, Alberta’s minister of Energy, and local Saskatchewan MLA Tim McMillan were at the Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show last week, and they both agreed that the outlooks for the energy sector in… more »

Old Libbie Young building let go for $1

The sale of the Libbie Young Centre building to the Lloydminster Social Action Coalition Society has gone through after last Monday’s city council meeting. City Coun. Linnea Goodhand, announced the sale… more »

Prentice names cabinet, becomes 16th premier

Jim Prentice has become Alberta’s 16th premier. In a ceremony at Government House in Edmonton, Prentice made clear that the government was under new leadership by tossing out many loyal supporters of… more »

Job numbers still a good sign: McMillan

Saskatchewan has once again been named the province with the lowest unemployment in Canada, according to Statistics Canada August numbers that were released earlier this month. Lloydminster MLA Tim McMillan… more »

Terry Fox continues to run in Lloydminster

If not in body, then definitely in spirit does Terry Fox continue to run in Lloydminster for a good cause. The turnouts may not be as great as some years have been in the past, but the run organizers… more »

Education pays off

Last year, Alberta residents paid $39.6 million in tax money to support operations at Lakeland College. But, like they say, education really does pay off. This time in a big way. Because of taxpayers… more »

Waste Services Agreement sees increase

Lloydminster city council has approved a fee increase to the Waste Services Agreement with Ever Green Ecological Services. At Monday’s city council meeting, council unanimously agreed to the new increase,… more »

Raising the bar on safety

It took longer than they would have wanted, but safety rails have finally been installed in Vic Juba Community Theatre. It was for the past five years that Vic Juba, board director of the theatre, had… more »

Different choices with Col. Chris Hadfield

Col. Chris Hadfield will be making a stop in the Border City next week. Habitat for Humanity On the Border is bringing in Hadfield for a one-night appearance at the Stockade Convention Centre. Hadfield,… more »

Fees increasing for sewer repairs

Lloydminster city council approved an increase in sewer auger fees at Monday’s council meeting. The increase was made due to the loss of over $10,000 last year alone in work on sewers in the Border City.… more »

City receives portion of gas tax

The City of Lloydminster has received the first installment of the over $1 million it will receive this year from the 2014 Alberta Federal Gas Tax Fund. The rest of the provincial money will be coming… more »

Energy minister energizes heavy oil show

Alberta’s Minister of Energy, Diana McQueen, was given a tour of the Heavy Oil Capital of Canada earlier this week. McQueen was in Lloydminster to give a speech at the Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show at the… more »