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Bill 1 takes on property rights

After the speech from the throne, the first order of business for the new Alberta government was to introduce Bill 1. The Respecting Property Rights Act is a one-line bill that repeals The Land Assembly… more »

Diabetes awareness, prevention and management

It’s Diabetes Awareness Month and the Alberta Association of Optometrists is partnering with the Canadian Diabetes Association to bring awareness to Lloydminster. One of the main organs affected by the… more »

Indie sound from all around

Matt Stinn began his musical career at the Saskatoon Academy of Music, where he started at the age of six as a piano student. After many years, he switched to guitar and would eventually start teaching… more »

Leaders react to throne speech

The Alberta government is under new management and in the speech from the throne that was tabled on Monday, set a new direction the government will be taking under Premier Jim Prentice. During the speech,… more »

Local photographer spots wolverine

It was around a quarter after nine last Sunday when Ken McLeod and his wife saw something out their living room window. It was a small animal, black, and they only saw a flash of it before it disappeared… more »

Strong priorities heading into session: Starke

Vermilion-Lloydminster MLA Richard Starke was pleased at the framework that was laid out in the speech from the throne Monday afternoon. Moments after the speech, Starke told the Lloydminster Source in… more »

Learning with Technology

Years ago, learning in schools was a little different. But now, as we move further into the 21st century, technology is becoming an even bigger presence in our lives. And kids need to learn how to use… more »

College Park School will open in December

College Park School will be opening its doors soon. The school opening was pushed back due to construction delays throughout the fall, but Todd Robinson, director of education for Lloydminster Public… more »

Gift guide lends hand to local organizations

The Olive Tree released their first annual Lloydminster Community Gift Guide last week, which will help support two selected not-for-profit organizations each year. The first organizations that will benefit… more »

Pita Day is on its way

National Pita Day is quickly approaching. The folks at Extreme Pita have declared Nov. 19 National Pita Day and to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the foodie holiday, they are giving $2 off on every… more »

MS Society celebrates heroes

Last Thursday, Nov. 13, people with and affected by MS gathered to celebrate a successful year of community efforts and fundraisers through the MS Society. “The entire evening is dedicated to, really,… more »

Young wins byelection in landslide

Colleen Young was sworn in as the newest MLA for Saskatchewan Monday morning, after a landslide victory in last week’s byelection. Young, who was emotional during her victory speech, said that she was… more »

The Root Lives On

Imagine Lloydminster without The Root: Community Emporium. No more live music flooding gently into the intersection in the evening hours; the taste and smell of locally sourced food, cooked and prepared… more »

Garbage collection fines introduced

Two new fines will be in place after the results of the Green Survey were released earlier this month. Just over 600 respondents filled out the Green Survey the City of Lloydminster issued in the fall.… more »