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Two Bears North find light in the darkness

Edmonton band Two Bears North is just wrapping up a few “odds and ends” for their next album. The group, singer and guitarist Sophie Heppell, Melissa Walker on bass and backup vocals and new drummer Nich… more »

Lloyd first stop for Scenic Route to Alaska

The scenic route to Frankfurt starts in Lloydminster. Edmonton band Scenic Route to Alaska is embarking on their first international tour, which will take them through western Canada, and after a brief… more »

Exhibit puts residential school memories on canvas

From March 10 to April 25, the Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre (LCSC) will host The Child Taken, an art exhibit that explores the legacy of Indian Residential Schools. The works of art were created… more »

The messy art of pottery

Eleanor Shaw always liked getting her hands dirty. As a young girl she would sit and play in the mud. Whether she could mold the earthy sludge intro any recognizable shapes or not was unimportant. The… more »

Bobcats and Wolverines rekindle playoff rivalry

It took until the final game of the season, but the Lloydminster Bobcats achieved their goal of clinching second place in the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s North Division. It guarantees them home-ice… more »

Ritz talks tax cuts

Gerry Ritz, MP for Battlefords-Lloydminster, spoke at the Lloydminster Golf and Curling Club on March 4 where he covered a number of topics including government tax cuts for Canadian families. He said… more »

Raising fraud awareness

“Hang up the phone. It’s not against the law, you won’t get arrested for hanging up the phone.” Retired police Sgt. Brian Trainor says staying on the phone is the No. 1 reason that people get duped by… more »

Collectors show growing

People at the Border City Collectors Show and Sale on Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9 can expect to see a wide variety of items up for sale, but the event hasn’t always been that way. “We started… more »

War of the words

Top spellers from the Lloydminster Public School Division’s (LPSD) elementary and middle years students battled it out in their division-wide spelling bee on March 3 at College Park School. The 21 competitors… more »

Barons to host best in curling

The best high school curlers from across the province will converge in Lloydminster this week, as Lloydminster Comprehensive High School is the host of the 2015 provincial championships. And unlike any… more »

Billie Zizi off to a strong start

Billie Zizi can finally strike ‘make an album’ off her list of life goals. The Edmonton jazz singer’s debut album, Gun Metal Dress, was just released on Feb. 6 and she has since started touring in support… more »

City practises emergency preparedness

On Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. until noon the City of Lloydminster held a city-wide emergency training exercise to test for disaster preparedness. The disaster scenario was a three-day blackout caused by freezing… more »

Rustlers stumble at provincials

The Lakeland Rustlers women’s volleyball team’s dream of heading to nationals this year was cut short rather quickly, as the team lost their opening match to the Olds Broncos in straight sets in the first… more »

MS Walk campaign begins

It may be a couple of months away, but the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Lloydminster Chapter is already gearing up for their next Jayman Built MS Walk, scheduled for Saturday, May 2. Last year’s… more »

Local business turns surplus into positive

Love does have a price after all, and apparently it was too expensive for Lloydminster this Valentine’s season. “It’s heartbreaking to throw perfectly good flowers out,” said Kelly-Lynn Joy, owner of… more »

Lakeland fashion show a stylish success

Lakeland College’s business club held their second annual Fashion on a Budget fashion show on Feb. 26 where students strutted not only their sense of aesthetics but their knowledge of how to save a dime… more »

Public school division reaching for the stars

All six elementary schools in the Lloydminster Public School Division recently qualified for the Quality Daily Physical Education (QDPE) awards, a distinction given in recognition for their standards… more »

PNHR relocation brings more services under one roof

The Prairie North Health Region is expanding its operations by moving into a bigger space, adding more physicians and combining additional services under one roof, a move that Vikki Smart, vice president… more »