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Festival of Trees spreads the wealth

The Richard Larsen Barr Colony Foundation (RLBCF) is splitting its charity proceeds from its Festival of Trees fundraiser with the Lloydminster Community Youth Centre (LCYC). This year, the Festival of… more »

Hockey Day: lasting legacy

It was a year ago that Lloydminster put its stamp on the hockey world. A week long festival, to celebrate the game that so many Canadian love, was near perfect. Only a warm weather spell that made the… more »

A night of edgy humour

Comedian Don Burnstick said he’s no stranger to Lloydminster and the next time he comes to town he’s bringing a show custom made for the Border City. His So You Think I’m Funny winter comedy tour is making… more »

Prairie Room to become a zoo this weekend

The Lloydminster Bobcats better watch out, because they are going to have some serious competition for fans’ attention this weekend. This weekend, four-year-old Chloe the Bobcat will be in Lloydminster… more »

Ladies of HOG seek new recruits

The Border Town Ladies of HOG (Harley Owners Group) is always looking for new members and director Donna Schmid said you don’t have to have a lot of riding experience to sign up. “Coming into the group,… more »

Cattle industry sets path

The last 10 years have given the cattle industry a rough go. Between disease, floods and droughts, the beef business has been seeing its lowest numbers in recent memory. Enter the National Beef Strategy.… more »

Non-profits weather the economic uncertainty

As many residents begin to tighten the fiscal belt because of falling oil prices and layoffs in the energy sector, some in the non-profit world have begun to look at other revenue sources to supplement… more »

Chamber pushing for reform

Progress was announced and old resolutions were reinstated at the Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce (LCC) annual policy development roundtable, held on Jan. 13. Chamber executive director Pat Tenney says… more »

Needing to be tested

Lakeland dropped only a single set over the weekend to the Concordia Thunder in women’s volleyball, which wasn’t the least bit unexpected, considering the Rustlers are the top ranked team in the North… more »

Music festival ready for registrations

The Kiwanis Lloydminster and District Music Festival is now ready to take entries from local musicians until Jan. 31. Online registrations are now being accepted or people can also register at the Atrium… more »

Premier's comments under fire by opposition

Comments made by the premier of Alberta last week about looking at all new revenue sources, including a potential provincial sales tax, have irked the opposition parties. Premier Jim Prentice said, at… more »

Cooking for the home, from the heart

Michele Charles Gustafson is arranging bowls and pans and cooking instruments. The lights are slightly dim, music is softly playing and a colourful array of vegetables lies on the counter. It’s almost… more »

Archives Week comes to Lloyd

For seven days in February, Lloydminster’s archivists get to be the toast of the town. This year marks the 10th annual Archives Week, a seven-day celebration of the role archives and archivists play in… more »

Starke to run again

With Alberta’s governing PC party looking to lock up all nomination meetings by the end of March, Vermilion-Lloydminster MLA Richard Starke has announced that he will indeed be seeking a second term when… more »