Student reading levels in Chinook School Division continue to increase and during the new school year there will also be a focus on improving student writing.

The SCBEX - Spirit of Swift Current Awards nominees were announced earlier this week. The top three in each category will be announced Oct. 3 with the Awards Gala to take place Oct. 27 at the Living Sky Casino.

There has been a slight decline in overall math scores for grades 3, 6 and 9 in the Chinook School Division.

This southwest Alberta wildfire situation update is current as of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday evening. For up-to-date information, visit

Today, Provincial Secretary Nadine Wilson will join Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield in Regina to honour the newest recipients of the Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal. (See attached for complete list including southwest Sask. based winners).

A former youth summer camp director has been arrested in Medicine Hat on child pornography charges by ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit.

Monday, 11 September 2017 14:19

Waterton fire update Monday afternoon disconcerting

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The Unified Command of Parks Canada and emergency services says as of early Monday afternoon the Waterton fire is getting closer:

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