Matthew Liebenberg

Matthew Liebenberg

Reporter/Photographer

The decision by China to ban the import of certain recyclable plastic and paper might have a significant impact on the global recycling industry, but it will not affect the operation of the City of Swift Current's multi-material recycle depot.

Students from Central School in Swift Current are preparing for their performance at Telemiracle 42 and there will be a number of fundraising activities in coming weeks including a big one Feb. 1.

Alternative/roots singer-songwriter Megan Nash took a different direction with her new album “Seeker” and music fans approved – their votes took the album to the top spot in SaskMusic’s poll for the best Saskatchewan albums of 2017.

The Rural Municipality (R.M.) of Swift Current No. 137 has approved a development permit for the expansion of an existing gravel pit that has been the focus of opposition by a group of residents.

The City of Swift Current is purchasing a used landfill compactor to increase the lifespan of the East landfill.

Long-time Swift Current resident Marie Nodge celebrated her 100th birthday on Jan. 8 by enjoying some coffee and cake with visitors and well-wishers, but she also continued a regular habit to go for a walk around the retirement complex, which took her about 20 minutes.

The entire board and staff of the Swift Current & District Chamber of Commerce have completed their training and certification to receive their Safe Places – Youth Certified cards.

Members of the public had an opportunity to provide comments on the concept plan for a future residential neighbourhood in the northwest area of Swift Current.

The Chinook School Division is completing the two-year process to replace outdated computer hardware in schools with easier to use Chromebooks.

The countdown to the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games (WCSG) in Swift Current has started after the official games launch in the city, Jan. 16.

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