Monday , 19 October 2020

Montana Getty

Montana is a recent graduate of the NAIT Television program where many greats have come and gone. She is inquisitive and committed, especially when focusing on her passions, which include but are not limited to sports and videography. Her curious nature helps take her to new heights as she strives for excellence. Her sense of humour shows no boundaries as she makes her way through life with a passionate and positive outlook.

Businesses being honoured despite difficult year

The Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce did not have cancelling as an option on the table for this years’ Business Excellence Awards. “This past year has been so hard on our business community. So many of these businesses have really stepped up. They’ve donated time, money, PPE, they’ve gone above and beyond and every day they’re fighting to stay in business …

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Fagnan aims to accomplish more in City Hall

Resident and business owner Glenn Fagnan has decided to run for a second term on City Council. After discussions with family, locals, friends, and other business owners Glenn decided his time with the City was not done yet. “I’ve been on City Council for the last four years and there are a number of things that I still want to …

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Potential COVID-19 exposure at two Border City locations

Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has released two more locations that have possibly been exposed to COVID-19. A person who was likely infected with the virus went to these businesses on these dates. Lloydminster Locations exposed on October 10: Original Joe’s Restaurant and Bar, 5027 44 Street, #107D, from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Canadian Brewhouse, 7703 44 Street, #104, from …

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Salvation Army doubles Christmas hampers for residents in need

Families in need of food over the Christmas holidays are able to seek help from the Salvation Army Community Church. Last year the Salvation Army expected to give out 450 Christmas hampers, this year they are preparing for 900 due to the effect COVID-19 has had. Major Bond Jennings, Community Ministries Director said families are dealing with struggles they did …

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STARS receives funds to continue resident safety

The Lloydminster Synergy Credit Union presented STARS with a large donation to keep residents safe. On Tuesday, STARS received a $10,000 cheque from Synergy that will go towards life-saving equipment. Development Officer of the STARS Foundation, Tammy Beauregard noted what the funds will be going towards within their organization. “Our greatest need right now is our critical care operations. Fuel, …

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Possible COVID-19 exposure in two local businesses

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has released the locations where COVID-19 has potentially been transmitted. A person who was most likely infected have been to the following local businesses on days listed below. Lloydm​​inster Businesses: October 1 and 2 – N​elson Lumber, 6609 44 StreetOctober 5 – Hom​e Depot, 7705 44 Street Specific times that the persons were at the two Lloydminster …

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Jr. B Bandits new, improved, and ready to grind

The Lloydminster Junior B Classic Oilfield Bandits are looking to start their season off with a fresh name and a strong lineup. Classic Oilfield Services Ltd. is the Bandits’ major sponsor so they decided to add their name to the team’s title. Their team bus and jerseys will have decals added on, however, they will not be doing any rebranding …

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All Candidates Forums dates announced

Residents will hear from candidates ahead of the provincial and municipal elections; this year, it will be through the internet. In previous years, the Chamber of Commerce had all the candidates up on stage with an audience in attendance. “This year we’re doing it a bit different. We’re going to have all the candidates and the moderator and question collators …

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U BET YAH officially slides open their storage unit

Two local men opened their own business together in hopes of seeing their families more often and having a stable income. U BET YAH is similar to a popular America television series, Storage Wars which ended in January 2019. Professional buyers visited storage facilities throughout the state of California and bid on items left in lockers that were overdue on …

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Advocacy centre encourages blue clothing for child abuse awareness

A Lloydminster advocacy centre is encouraging the community to wear blue on October 24th for Child Abuse Prevention Month. Tammy-Lynn Adamson, Director of Advocacy & Engagement at Little Bear Child & Youth Advocacy Centre mentions the reasoning behind having a month of awareness. “This is a time to start a conversation and to act collectively to raise awareness and empower …

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