Matthew Liebenberg

Matthew Liebenberg

Reporter/Photographer

Thursday, 16 November 2017 07:04

YES!: Concert in the Sky rocked

The 3rd annual Southwest Youth Emergency Shelter (YES) Concert in the Sky took place at the Living Sky Casino event centre on Nov. 10 to raise funds for Dorie's House.

The efforts of Swift Current resident Bula Ghosh to promote the principles of multiculturalism has been recognized with a national medal for volunteers.

Some disposal rates at the City of Swift Current’s east and west landfill sites will increase on Jan. 1.

Nations that were involved in the two world wars of the 20th century did not only send hundreds of thousands of soldiers to the different war fronts, but civilians who remained behind became part of the home front.

The annual city-wide food drive on Halloween night collected an estimated 9,775 pounds of food for the Salvation Army food bank in Swift Current.

The Chinook Regional Library is proposing a three per cent increase to its budget for 2018. The budget proposal was presented at a meeting of municipal delegates in Swift Current, Nov. 4.

Local students won a number of medals at a provincial debate competition hosted by the Swift Current Comprehensive High School (SCCHS) Business Club, Nov. 4.

Swift Current's Market Square has become an important fixture of the summer activities in the downtown area for the past seven seasons, and now it has been recognized with a provincial award.

Thursday, 09 November 2017 06:10

United Way Gala comes through for Swift Current

The Swift Current United Way's 3rd annual Foundation of Hope Gala raised $75,000 in support of nine non-profit community programs.

A Swift Current area community organization that aims to engage the community on substance abuse issues has announced a name change and a competition to create a new logo for the group. The name of the Swift Current & District Drug Task Force has changed to Drug Strategy Action Committee. Chairperson Patti Dekowny said the name change took place in October.

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