Swift Current News

The City of Swift Current’s preparations for the 2012 municipal election are under way, with a number of decisions taken at the regular council meeting on July 9.

The City of Swift Current has to replace two vehicles from its Tel-a-Bus fleet due to the structural failure of a new unit and the age of another one.

The City of Swift Current has entered into a new agreement for residential solid waste collection with the current service provider during the transition period that will see the opening of a new landfill site.

Wednesday, 04 July 2012 16:02

Theft puts damper on spray park upgrade

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The theft of a key component is a major setback for the upgrade of a spray park in Swift Current.                                                      

Two young men have been sentenced for the death of a 44-year-old Swift Current resident two years ago.


A site west of Swift Current is one of four options under consideration for a proposed new combined cycle gas turbine facility that will help SaskPower to meet future electrical demands in the province.

Chinook achieved a balanced budget for the 2012-2013 school year, within the new provincial funding model. The planned expenditures allow Chinook to proceed with key strategic priorities in the areas of Math and Literacy, and will provide resources to initiate work on a major technological infrastructure renewal.

With Chinook School Division's new dashboard system, it is easier than ever for teachers and support staff to monitor the progress of students across the Southwest. The system has been especially beneficial in the areas of Special Education and Student Services.

On June 22, Swift Current native Megan Wells will see her new kitchen and backyard for the first time since receiving renovations to her home donated by the Touchdown for Dreams campaign.

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