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Sask. loosens restrictions around more populated events

The Saskatchewan Government is reducing restrictions around more activities during Phase 4 of its reopening plans. Safety guidelines have been released for the reopening of temporary food vendors, racing and rodeos, banquet and conference facilities, and car show and trade shows on July 16th. The guidelines mainly focus on current safety precautions commonly established such as handwashing, cleaning and disinfecting …

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COVID-19 testing kits recalled in Onion Lake

Some COVID-19 testing kits delivered to Onion Lake First Nation has been recalled by manufacturers. In a Facebook COVID-19 update video on Thursday, Onion Lake Health Board Director Albert Jimmy, said the board had been notified by Indigenous Services Canada (ISE) last week of the recall to the EZ PRO SWAB HANKS MEDIUM. “Onion Lake Health Board is not responsible …

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SHA alert of possible COVID-19 transmission in Lloydminster

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is notifying residents of a possible COVID-19 transmission in Lloydminster. Public health officials said an individual who tested positive for the virus visited Wal-Mart, Superstore Goodknight Inn, and Superlodge Motel between June 27th and July 5th, 2020. Anyone who visited these locations during this timeframe is asked to immediately self-isolate for 14-days if they display the …

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Bioclean, Servus Sports Centre reopen dates set

The reopening dates have been announced by the City of Lloydminster for the Bioclean Aquatic Centre (BAC) and the remainder of the Servus Sports Centre (SSC). SSC reopening dates The One Field house at the Servus Sports Centre is set to open on July 27th, followed by the Holmes/Leisure Arena on August 4th and child minding services on August 10th. …

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Olive Tree in-person kitchen resumes

The Olive Tree has resumed its free in-person meals for the community. After turning to a delivery and pick up system since March, the Olive Tree started providing free dinner through its Community Meal Program again on Friday. With some people being hesitant about social gatherings compared to others, the facility is still delivering meals for the next two weeks. …

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New confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bonnyville area

For the first time since May 12, there is an active confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Lakeland area. The AHS virus data map shows on Monday evening that there is one confirmed case of COVID-19 in the M.D. of Bonnyville area. This is the first new infection of COVID-19 in the Bonnyville, Cold Lake, and St. Paul areas since …

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Gold Horse Casino opens next Thursday

Gold Horse Casino will be reopening on July 9th along with all the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority’s seven casinos. The facility will resume operations at 6 p.m. next Thursday then operate from noon to 2 a.m. moving forward at reduced capacity. The casino will follow several precautionary measures including markers to ensure physical distancing, constant cleaning of high touch points, …

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Saskatchewan announces second part of Phase 4

More Local businesses, events, and activities are able to operate as Saskatchewan announces the reopening dates for the second half of Phase 4. Starting on Monday, indoor pools, indoor rinks, indoor sports, and activities, and the performing arts venues for music, dance, and theatre will be able to re-open. The capacity for restaurants and licensed establishments will also increase while …

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LRHF COVID-19 fund, mental health initiative receives $20,000 from Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Lloydminster’s outgoing president made a $20,000 donation to the Lloydminster Region Health Foundation. Every year the president has a set amount of money that they can put towards any initiatives in the community. Stan Bugiera used his donation to split between the LRHF’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund and Project Sunrise for mental health services in our community. …

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Lloydminster Spray Park opens tomorrow

Bud Miller Park’s Spray Park is open tomorrow for families looking cool off during the summer months. As part of Phase 4.1 of Saskatchewan’s reopening plans, the province announced spray parks would be permitted to open on June 16th. Anyone looking to go to the spray park must follow the following guidelines issued by the City: Individuals who are sick …

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