Lloydminster News

The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE) received a complaint on April 6, 2017 about an individual having sexually-explicit conversations with a 14-year-old girl online.

Lloydminster man charged with luring teen girl online

By 650 CKOM June 15, 2017 - 4:13pm Updated: June 15, 2017 - 4:15pm

A 26-year-old man from Lloydminster, Sask. is facing multiple charges after an investigation into alleged online chats with a teenage girl.

The Saskatchewan Internet...

Sources told 650 CKOM the incident involved a student at Lloydminster's Holy Rosary High School and took place in the locker room before football practice on Nov. 17, 2016.

Teachers' board to review incident at Lloydminster school

By JT Marshall March 29, 2017 - 1:17pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 1:30pm

A potential bullying incident at a Lloydminster high school, in which the RCMP found no wrongdoing, is now being referred to the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory...

Arrest warrants are out for Candice Melissa Harvey, 32, and Kenneth Wayne Curtis, 28, after they allegedly ran from RCMP Feb. 17, 2017. They're wanted in connection to theft investigations.

Arrest warrants issued for Lloydminster pair wanted for theft

By 650 CKOM February 19, 2017 - 8:34am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 8:56am

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

On Feb. 17,  officers went to an apartment complex on 51st...

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 - 5:27pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 5:30pm

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 - 9:11pm

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, battlefordsNOW August 24, 2016 - 12:07pm Updated: August 24, 2016 - 12:15pm

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 - 5:08pm Updated: April 28, 2016 - 8:03am

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...

SIGA sign

Conditional approval given for new casino in Lloydminster

By Lisa Schick April 26, 2016 - 9:32am Updated: April 26, 2016 - 5:15pm

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 - 12:09pm

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 - 11:09am Updated: March 23, 2016 - 11:10am

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...

3 Onion Lake men wanted after woman shot in the head arrested

By 650 CKOM December 30, 2015 - 7:07am Updated: December 30, 2015 - 7:46am

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...

Halloweeen candy

Lloydminster parents find pills in Halloween candy

By 980 CJME November 2, 2015 - 11:13am Updated: November 2, 2015 - 11:21am

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...