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Bandits win Game 7, prepare for Round 2

Ryan Rancier started the comeback Tuesday night, while Anthony Regnier scored the clincher, as the Lloydminster Bandits came from behind in Game 7 of their first round playoff series to defeat the St.… more »

New group mixes gospel and jazz

The soulful sounds of gospel-jazz wafted through The Root: Community Emporium on Jazz Night on Feb. 18. And the band onstage was so new that they don’t even have a name yet. The as-yet-unnamed group is… more »

Get to know your local artists

Artists and art enthusiasts met, mingled and took in interactive demonstrations at Artists Night at the Root Community Emporium on Feb. 19. “I’m very excited to be part of a place that celebrates artists,”… more »

Beauty and the Beast takes the stage

Kathryn Edwards is darting around the Black Box Theatre at Lakeland College. Like a pinball, she goes from the props to the sets to the costumes to the actors. The Lakeland drama instructor is directing… more »

Nutrition and taste on the table

Chef Louis Mavridis is getting ready to teach a healthy cooking class at the Harvest to Home market. He’s getting some vegetable chopping out of the way before his students arrive. With speed and precision… more »

Starke acclaimed in local riding

Richard Starke recently won the right to keep his post as PC candidate for Vermilion-Lloydminster and said it’s nice to have that stage of the process out of the way. “I’m certainly very humbled and gratified… more »

Alberta braced for financial challenges

President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Robin Campbell gave details on the 2014-15 third quarter fiscal update and economic statement, reminding people that the results are just “one chapter… more »

Date set for LPSD byelection and nominations

Lloydminster City Council approved March 18 to be nomination day and April 22 to be voting day for the byelection to fill MLA Colleen Young’s LPSD trustee seat, which has been vacant since Nov. 13, 2014.… more »

Chamber puts forth new resolutions

The Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce is putting forth some new resolutions this year which include photo speed enforcement on the Saskatchewan side, a dangerous goods route through town, Saskatchewan… more »