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46 Big Bros and Sisters needed

Thirza Sunderland and Alexis Jardine are a poster pair for a new Big Brothers Big Sisters recruitment campaign for volunteers during the 29 days of February. more »

Nippin' at his heels

You just can’t outrun a dog.
Hopefully that was a lesson well-learned when a suspect wanted for numerous crimes tried to outrun the cops. more »

Lakeland snags three nominations

Three Lakeland College instructors are among 40 people nominated by their students for Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board’s 2015 Top Instructor Award. more »

Fashion on the cheap

Business suits and attire on the cheap.
There’s a spending limit of just $31.69 for student contestants in this year’s Fashion on a Budget at Lakeland College in Lloydminster. more »

Kits for addicts now available

Lloydminster has the go-ahead to prescribe and give out naloxone, a drug that temporarily reverses the deadly effects of fentanyl. more »

Downtown cruncher

Three unnamed people were arrested after a lunchtime crash that took place at the intersection 50 St. and 50 Ave. Friday. RCMP recognized the driver, a 17 year-old Lloydminster youth, and knew she didn’t… more »

AJHL facing challenges in tough economy

It’s not an easy time for anyone in Alberta and that includes the Alberta Junior Hockey League. more »

Old trucks & speakers: the stuff of memories

I blew up my second pair of vintage Vivid brand stereo loud speakers a couple weeks ago. It wasn’t really a surprise, though, since they were 30-year-old speakers I bought at a garage sale. But I obviously… more »

Cops looking for distracted drivers

Distracted driving is the traffic safety spotlight for the month of February. Police across the province will be watching for people using cellphones to talk, text, email or surf the internet while driving.… more »

Semester 2 is here

February is here and for high school students, it brings the second semester. For LCHS students, finals wrapped up on Jan. 28 to the relief of us all. Some students have spent the last while at study… more »

Let's green it up!

What’s Up? There is a world of scientific (and some not so scientific) research that illuminates many of the notions we have about the gardening experience. more »

When columnists collide

Aaaah another week of “I wish I was in Waseca” weather.
No thank you Hawaii, no thank you Mexico, no thank you Arizona.
It’s melting here just about every day. more »

Morons, drugs and lousy drivers

If there are police cars outside a home, and officers inside the home, it’s probably best to walk right on by when your pockets are crammed with drugs, and the cash proceeds from selling drugs. That’s… more »

100 4 1000 new way to raise cash

The Lloydminster Community Youth Centre (LCYC) has a new fundraiser to help with their daily operations, programs and services and is looking for contributors. Called 100 4 1000, the fundraiser is seeking… more »

What's coming up for builders?

The Lloydminster Construction Association (LCA) will soon have a clear idea how much commercial work is available in 2016 from the public sector. The LCA is hosting an inaugural project luncheon Feb.… more »

Warm up to Winterfest

The Lloydminster Servus Sports Centre will turn into a focused zoo of fun once again for this year’s Winterfest. The wildly popular event is the city’s way to celebrate family day holidays in Alberta… more »

Highway crash injures two

Two people were taken to Lloydminster Hospital by WPD ambulance with undisclosed, non life-threatening injuries after a collision involving at least three vehicles occurred just after 6:15 p.m Monday.… more »

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