Trio charged with more than 80 offences following a drive by shooting

Three people were arrested and charged with a whopping 85 offences following a drive by shooting in Lloydminster. more »

Looking for a career switch?

Dear Working Wise: I’ve been looking for a job now for six months, but no one in my industry seems to be hiring. I’d like to see what else is out there, but I don’t know where to look.… more »

Just a day in the life

Hey folks, it is me, Christina.
I’ve been Vern’s assistant for a half-dozen years now. more »

Flag raising to kick off MS Awareness Month

On May 6, hundreds of Lloydminster and area residents will come together for the Lloydminster Jayman BUILT MS Walk to demonstrate their power in helping to change the lives of local families, and people… more »

Let's talk spawning ...

Well, it is safe to say spring has arrived, although snow’s still on the ground in part of Saskatchewan and Alberta. more »

Volunteering at its finest

Volunteerism is alive and thriving at Sandy Beach Regional Park. It can be seen in the work a local park board committee is doing to give the nine-hole golf course a professional layout and in a new public… more »

Empowering podcast

Shelley Wiart, the founder of Women Warriors, is inspiring Indigenous women across Canada to share their stories of healing and hope in a 10-episode podcast. more »

Here comes da muck!

This year’s Muck Run race director, Kiel Kelly, has every right to feel like a nervous Nelly thanks to Mother Nature. more »

Funding restored

Relief.
That’s how Ron Gilles, head librarian of the Lloydminster Public Library felt after learning funding for Saskatchewan’s public libraries will be fully restored to 2016-17 levels. more »

Water jobs on the horizon

Construction of the next phases of the Alberta Central East, or ACE, Regional Water System is expected to start in May and create about 50 temporary jobs. more »

Co-op leading the pack

Lloydminster and District Co-operative Ltd. defied economic gravity to post an annual net profit of about $6.8 million while gaining a 1,000 new members over the past year. more »

Groomin' and a-mooin'

Washing, combing, blowing, clipping and mooing. That was the order of the day for yearlings and their young two-legged masters at a 4-H Grooming and Showmanship clinic held at the Lloydminster Exhibition… more »

Day of mourning

Tomorrow will mark the day Lloydminster and the rest of our country recognizes and pays tribute to the hundreds of Canadians who are killed or injured on the job each year. more »

RCMP plan to report food pile up

Lloydminster RCMP are eager to report another food pile up at the Salvation Army Food Bank involving one of its own cruisers. more »

Give a little (and feel good in the process)

Dear Working Wise:
I am considering volunteering for a local non-profit board. Is this something that can help boost my career? Should I inform my employer before I agree?
Signed, Near Volunteer. more »

Tips for setting up a new acreage

I have lived in the country most of my life plus have seen literally hundreds of rural homes during my career as a Realtor. Spring is often the season when many people start to think about either buying… more »

Maidstone says tanks a lot

Baytex Energy Ltd. recently donated a water tanker trailer to the Maidstone Waseca and District Fire Board. more »

Fun and games

Folks did more than just work hard in the early days; they knew how to have homemade fun too in their spare time. more »

Wounded Warriors to benefit from dinner

Lloydminster will be throwing a party this month to raise funds to host Wounded Warriors Weekend this summer. more »

Another Lakeland first

Lakeland College plans to keep ahead of the energy training competition as the first college in Alberta to offer a 2nd class power engineering program. more »

Take a night off for a good cause

Call it creative panhandling 2.0 for a worthy cause and a charitable tax receipt more »

Thorpe looking to work with CAF

The Thorpe Recovery Centre is anxious to learn if a new program specific to treat Canadian military members for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder will be approved. more »

Try anything at least once

Regional schools and students are set to scratch an annual itch, by attending the bi-provincial Try-A-Trade career primer at the Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds. more »

Local a part of Vimy Ridge 100

Holy Rosary High School grad, Taylor Greening, had a front row seat to Canadian history in the making at the National Vimy Memorial in France. The 19 year old now, living in Vancouver, was one of 26 youth… more »

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