Matthew Liebenberg

Matthew Liebenberg

Reporter/Photographer

A new condominium development in Swift Current will provide more options for people looking to own a home.

Finding an affordable place to rent in Swift Current became a bit easier after the official opening of a new housing development.

Saskatchewan's growing and shifting population may result in the redrawing of boundaries for federal ridings but MPs have different views about the current proposals that will be under consideration at public hearings this fall.

The City of Swift Current hosted their third theme day - Planes, Trains and Spaceships - at the August 25 Market Square along with a costume contest. Saskatchewan Science Centre staff brought along their travelling exhibit and gave hands-on demonstrations of rocket building. Members of the Speedy Creek Model Railway Club and the Swift Wings Remote Control Flying Club brought along their trains and planes, while the Swift Current Public Library staff presented a puppet show. Musical entertainment was provided by Over the Air and the Midnight Roses.

 

With their first three years in office drawing to a close, Swift Current councillors Denis Perrault and George Bowditch have announced their intentions to seek a second term.

The initial phase of the Lyric Theatre restoration project will soon get under way after the City of Swift Current’s approval of a permit for demolition and repair work.

Two semis collided in the westbound lanes of Highway #1, about 30 kilometres west of Swift Current on Aug. 21, 2012. The westbound lanes were closed for over three hours and the RCMP diverted traffic onto a grid road. There were no injuries. One of the semi drivers was charged under the Traffic Safety Act for driving without due care and attention.

 

 

The Prairie Post went along for a scenic flight over historic Fort Walsh and the Cypress Hills in a DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver on Aug. 10, 2012. Great Circle Airways now provides daily tours of the Cypress Hills area from the Maple Creek airport. Call them at 306-741-1881.

 

 

 

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