Matthew Liebenberg

Matthew Liebenberg

Reporter/Photographer

The Swift Current United Way has seen growing support for the Day of Caring project and the initiative will soon transition into a year-round opportunity for workplace volunteer teams to give a helping hand to non-profit community organizations.

The first graduates from the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program in Swift Current received their nursing pins during a ceremony at Walker Place, June 2.

The Holy Trinity Catholic School Division (HTCSD) will maintain staffing levels in classrooms for the 2017-18 school year, despite a reduction in provincial funding.

The City of Swift Current proclaimed the week of June 11 to 17 as Refugee Awareness Week and local organizations are hoping it will help to make residents more aware of the plight of refugees as well as the presence of refugees in the city.

The final budget of the Cypress Health Region before the transition to a single provincial health authority will be balanced, but the health region will use almost its entire unrestricted surplus to find $9.2 million in efficiencies during the 2017/18 fiscal year.

The Canadian-based cannabis company Harvest One Cannabis Inc. has identified an opportunity to produce marijuana at a former potato storage facility near the village of Lucky Lake in Saskatchewan.

Community support helped the Swift Current SPCA to raise $18,562 during the 4th annual John Mueller Memorial SPCA Radiothon, May 25.

If you want to go anywhere in Canada, you are most likely going to drive along a road during that trip.

The Swift Current Allied Arts Council's Golden Gala took place at the Living Sky Casino event centre, May 27.

The Swift Current & District Drug Task Force hosted an awards luncheon at the Great Plains College campus on May 25 to recognize the efforts of individuals and organizations to have a positive impact in the community.

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