Matthew Liebenberg

Matthew Liebenberg


Simply Agriculture Solutions will be hosting four workshops in southwest Saskatchewan in the first half of December for producers who want to learn about species at risk on their land.

As part of Saskatchewan's expanding Take-Home Naloxone (THN) program, THN kits will be available in Swift Current starting Nov. 28. The program is being launched by the Cypress Health Region in partnership with the Ministry of Health.

A Swift Current family is overjoyed to have their beloved dog Charlie back home after he was missing for almost three months.

An image of a cowboy wrestling with a steer by Herbert photographer Colleen Edwards was selected as the winning submission in the events and festival category of Tourism Saskatchewan's 2017 ExploreSask photo contest.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 12:29

Musical drama The Cypress Hills entertains

The popular historical musical drama The Cypress Hills would never be the same returned to the stage at the Lyric Theatre in Swift Current for a third time, Nov. 14-18.

The Great Plains College will be offering a unique dual certificate program at the Rosetown Program Centre in 2018.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 12:03

Broncos’ trainer receives special honor

The dedication and commitment of the Swift Current Broncos head athletic trainer and equipment manager has been recognized in a unique way.

The City of Swift Current plans to increase the combined water and sewer rates with two per cent on Jan. 1.

The Registered Music Teachers of Swift Current hosted several events at the Swift Current Branch Library in celebration of Canada Music Week. Michael Lyngstad and Quinn Anderson Folk performed songs from the European Renaissance period over the lunch hour, Nov. 20. Music teacher Barb Levorson presented the interactive and fun program, musical steps for young children, on Nov. 21. Lyngstad played classical guitar and lute during another lunch hour concert, Nov. 24. He also presented introductory workshops for guitar and ukulele at the library, Nov. 25. Canada Music Week takes place annually during the third week of November to raise public awareness about the importance of Canadian music and to provide an opportunity to Canadian musicians to perform their work. Canada Music Week was initiated in 1960 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Association.


Prairie Spirit, an auditioned choral group in Swift Current, presented their concert Music to Soothe the Soul at the Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Nov. 19. The concert's theme was a reflection on love, loss, grief and healing. The program included readings of appropriate texts by author Peggy Worrell, who also wrote a special piece for this event. Prairie Spirit will make a guest appearance at the Swift Current Oratorio Choir's two upcoming Christmas concerts in southwest Saskatchewan. There will be a performance at the Centre Street United Church in Shaunavon on Dec. 9 and at the Zion Mennonite Church in Swift Current, Dec. 11. Both performances will start at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $15 each or $20 at the door. Advance tickets are available at Andersboda in Shaunavon or at Pharmasave in Swift Current.

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