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Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:47

Swift Current Comp. students helping Salvation Army

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The Student Leadership Council at the Swift Current Comprehensive High School took it upon themselves to help out some of the members of our community who are facing struggles this time of the year.
The group organized a food and item drive to support the local Salvation Army, Southwest Crisis Services, and Operation Christmas Child.

The three historic Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) buildings located at the bottom end of Central Avenue in Swift Current is a constant reminder of the city’s railway past and a new feasibility study will look at ways to preserve that heritage.

As part of the ongoing celebration to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne, Swift Current Mayor Jerrod Schafer awarded a Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal to long term businessman and volunteer Ron Heeg.  

Swift Current residents got their first real taste of winter last weekend when a storm covered the entire southern Saskatchewan with a blanket of snow that measured from 15 to 30 centimetres in different areas.

The Swift Current and District Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP) wants to make more families across southwest Saskatchewan aware of the support services available through this home visitation program.

Local photographer Corla Rokochy’s solution to her family’s missing sock issue has kicked off a successful second business for the busy mom of five, whose unique product Snappy Socks was recently featured on a segment on NBC’s Today Show.

Monday, 12 November 2012 06:18

Swift Current man arrested in Unity, Sask.

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A man from Swift Current was taken into custody in Unity after an incident Nov. 8, but has since been released.

Thursday, 08 November 2012 15:35

Tornado Hunter will speak at Great Plains College fundraiser

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When professional photographer Greg Johnson started up his business more than a decade ago, he never imaged one day he’d be earning his living chasing storms across the North American plains.

Swift Current’s Downtown Business Association is gearing up for the annual tree lighting festivities to take place at Market Square in Swift Current Nov. 29.

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