Lloydminster News

Warrants are out for Candice Melissa Harvey (left) and Kenneth Wayne Curtis (right) after they ran from RCMP Feb. 17, 2017. They're wanted in connection to theft investigations.

RCMP on the lookout for Lloydminster pair wanted for theft

By 650 CKOM February 19, 2017 - 8:34am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 8:52am

RCMP are looking for two people from Lloydminster, Alta after they ran from police trying to arrest them.

On Feb. 17 RCMP went to an apartment complex on 51st Avenue to...

95 per cent of the crude oil dumped near the Lloydminster Wastewater Treatment Plant on Feb.14, 2017 has been cleaned up.

Officials say transport truck illegally dumped oil near Lloydminster water treatment plant

By 650 CKOM February 15, 2017 - 5:26pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 5:27pm

Authorities are searching for the driver of a transport truck that illegally dumped over 12 barrels-worth of oil north of Lloydminster.

City officials said nearly 2,000...

A crew is working to clean up oil dumped near the Lloydminster Wastewater Treatment Plant Feb.14, 2017.

Oil spill in Lloydminster has crews working near wastewater treatment plant

By 650 CKOM February 14, 2017 - 6:38pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 7:16pm

Investigators are on the scene of an oil spill Northeast of Lloydminster.

According to city officials, the spill was first reported around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday near the...

Concept art for the proposed Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority casino in Lloydminster.

SIGA may face stiff competition over casino proposal in Lloydminster

By Geoff Smith August 24, 2016 - 12:07pm Updated: August 24, 2016 - 12:07pm

The project manager for a proposed casino on the Alberta side of Lloydminster is questioning the viability of the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority’s (SIGA) plans for the...

North Battleford Mayor Ian Hamilton.

North Battleford mayor not worried about new Lloydminster casino

By Geoff Smith April 27, 2016 - 5:09pm Updated: April 27, 2016 - 5:30pm

North Battleford’s mayor isn’t concerned about a new casino just up the highway in Lloydminster, saying it might bring more visitors to the overall region.

On Tuesday...

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Conditional approval given for new casino in Lloydminster

By Lisa Schick April 26, 2016 - 9:32am Updated: April 26, 2016 - 5:31pm

A new casino could be on the way in Lloydminster now that the province has given conditional approval.

A release Monday said the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian...

Jeannette Chief (left) and Violet Heathen (right).

RCMP identify Alberta man charged in 2 Lloydminster murders

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2016 - 12:09pm Updated: March 24, 2016 - 12:15pm

RCMP have identified a central Alberta man accused of killing two aboriginal women whose bodies were found several years ago.

Gordon Alfred Rogers, who is 59 and from...

Jeannette Chief (left) and Violet Heathen (right).

Alberta man charged in 2007, 2009 murders in Lloydminster

By 980 CJME March 23, 2016 - 11:10am Updated: March 23, 2016 - 11:15am

RCMP have charged an Alberta man with the murder of two women in Lloydminster in 2007 and 2009.

The charges are in relation to the 2007 death of Jeannette Chief and the...

Damian Dillion is one of three men accused of attempted murder after a woman was shot in the head on the Onion Lake Cree Nation.

3 Onion Lake men accused in shooting arrested in Lloydminster

By 650 CKOM December 30, 2015 - 7:03am Updated: December 30, 2015 - 7:07am

Three men wanted for attempted murder in Onion Lake north of Lloydminster landed in police custody.   On Dec. 6 RCMP in Onion Lake responded to an incident where a 24-year-old...

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Lloydminster parents find pills in Halloween candy

By 980 CJME November 2, 2015 - 11:13am Updated: November 2, 2015 - 12:01pm

There was nothing sweet about what some parents found in their children's candy bags in Lloydminster.

RCMP have received complaints from two people who found pills...

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Driver killed in head-on crash east of Lloydminster

By 980 CJME September 26, 2015 - 9:54am Updated: September 26, 2015 - 10:00am

One person is dead after a head-on crash on Highway 303 east of Lloydminster.

RCMP members from the Maidstone detachment were called to the scene at 2:00 p.m. on Friday...