Conservative Party of Canada candidate Jeremy Patzer is returning to Ottawa as the Member of Parliament for the vast rural riding of Cypress Hills-Grasslands in southwest Saskatchewan.
The Sr. Colts volleyball team travelled to Meadow Lake this past weekend and attended the 12 team Northern Classic tournament. In pool play the Colts lost their opening match to Lloydminister Comp in three sets but bounced back with wins over P.A. Carlton and P.A, St. Mary JV to end up seco…
The personal stories of veterans can be a meaningful way to remember and honour the contributions of those who served their country.
The Swift Current Broncos announced today they have hired Matt Keillor as an assistant coach following the resignation of Scott Dutertre.
Swift Current Municipal RCMP are seeking information regarding multiple acts of vandalism at the Swift Current Museum since July 2021. The suspect is active in the late evening and early morning hours and has used a slingshot with bearings and rocks to purposely break windows.
A delegation from the Kiwanis Club of Swift Current shared details about the club's history and 100th anniversary during a presentation at a regular City council meeting, Sept. 7.
The Family Resource Centre’s innovative approach towards literacy development within various programs won a national literacy award.
A successful duck derby in Swift Current will assist Make-A-Wish Canada to make dreams come true for several children waiting on wishes.
Candidates in the Cypress Hills-Grasslands federal riding made their case to voters during a virtual all-candidates forum, Sept. 8.
Innovation Credit Union is honoured to invite Phyllis (Jack) Webstad, Founder/Ambassador of the Orange Shirt Society, to conduct an online session on October 26, to talk about her residential school experience and the importance of Orange Shirt Day. September 30th, the National Day for Truth…
With our fall school sport programs up and running, the energy and joy of sport was evident on the football fields, volleyball courts, soccer pitches, cross country trails and golf courses as practices were in full swing. It was a very exciting past weekend as our SWAC teams were able to tra…
The Swift Current Broncos will be hosting their annual general meeting in the upstairs auditorium of the Innovation Credit Union iPlex on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Friday morning, the Government of Saskatchewan announced a number of measures to address pressures currently facing the health system, implement mandatory self-isolation requirements, expand access to COVID-19 testing, provide a verifiable proof of vaccination record, and plan for the widesp…
With increasing COVID cases in Saskatchewan, and in an effort to minimize the risk of COVID transmission in long-term care facilities, starting Friday, September 10, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is making masks mandatory outside of residents’ rooms for family and visitors. This ma…
Community support helped the Swift Current SPCA to exceed its fundraising goal for the 8th annual John Mueller Memorial SPCA Radiothon, Aug. 28.
The superhero fundraising efforts by teams and individuals made it possible for SaskAbilities Swift Current to raise over $70,000 for programs and services provided to individuals experiencing disability.
Schools within the Chinook School Division are implementing various procedures and protocols to facilitate a safe return to school amid an uncertain COVID-19 situation.
In late June David Rogers, head coach of the Melfort Comets, contacted us about having a two-hour joint practice/controlled scrimmage at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on September 3. We jumped at the chance to have a tune up/practice game against a seasoned 9-man program like David has in Melfort.
I am so pleased to confirm that Chinook School Division has given the go ahead to start SWAC's fall school sport activities. Practices for football started a couple weeks ago, and volleyball, soccer, cross country, and golf all could start to practice on September 1st.
Around 6:00 p.m. September 2, Swift Current Rural RCMP responded to a report of a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway #363 in the RM of Swift Current.
Around 7:30 p.m. September 1, Swift Current Rural RCMP received 10 reports of an erratic car traveling at a high rate of speed eastbound on Highway #1 near Gull Lake.
Due to the current status of COVID-19 activity, the temporary disruption to emergency services at the Leader & District Healthcare Facility emergency services has been extended for the following dates:
The new director at the Art Gallery of Swift Current (AGSC) has a strong connection to rural Saskatchewan and a commitment to arts education and community outreach.
Great Plains College, in partnership with Southwest Literacy Committee, will be celebrating International Literacy Day (ILD) on September 8. ILD has been celebrated around the world since 1967 in an effort to emphasize the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights and to…
The City of Swift Current has created a new grant program to distribute federal funding provided to Saskatchewan municipalities to minimize the impact of COVID-19.
The City of Swift Current will be proceeding with the first major upgrading project to the rural water pipeline since acquiring the system of pipelines in 2014.
On August 15th, 2021, RCMP seized a bicycle suspected to be stolen. RCMP is asking for anyone who has information about the original owner to come forward. The RCMP is asking those persons who come forward to provide receipts, pictures or other evidence available to make a claim for the bicycle.
Looking for ways to stay active this fall and winter? Don’t miss the 28th annual Fall & Winter City Wide Registration event which is to take place both in-person and virtually this year.
Around 2:30 a.m. on August 25 Kindersley RCMP, along with Kindersley and Eston Fire Department responded to a house fire on the 100 block of 2nd Avenue Southwest in the community of Madison, Sask. Upon arrival, the house was fully engulfed in flames. Later that morning firefighters located o…
Around 6:30 p.m. on August 26 Kindersley RCMP responded to a serious rollover involving an ATV in the community of Tramping Lake. Kerrobert Fire Services and Kindersley EMS also attended. The lone adult female driver of the ATV from the Netherhill area was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A new publication and a slideshow project about the 8th Reconnaissance Regiment (14th Canadian Hussars) highlights an important part of Swift Current’s military history.
The Southwest Open exhibition in Swift Current has become an important avenue for accomplished amateur and aspiring professional artists from southwest Saskatchewan to present their work to the community.
The Living Sky Casino's first large event after the lifting of COVID-19 public health restrictions helped to raise funds for healthcare in southwest Saskatchewan.
What was a tough trip emotionally for Sylvia Sienikehä Elysiana alone with her two toddlers, driving all the way from the east coast back to her home in B.C., it got downright frightful when as she was reaching the Alta./Saskatchewan border.
Avery Andres (16 yrs old) and Bella Thomson (7 yrs old) are both local medical warriors and wish recipients. Its their wish now to give back to the organization that made their dreams come true so they can help other local kids get wishes granted. Currently there are 230 kids waiting on w…
A recent debt settlement agreement between the City of Swift Current and a landowner had to be revised due to a restriction on a property that was part of the arrangement.
Pedestrian safety will be improved at two crosswalks in Swift Current as a result of financial support from a provincial traffic safety fund.
COVID-19, and its variants, are still very much present in Saskatchewan. Persons infected with or exposed to COVID-19 should take all precautions as advised by Public Health and take all reasonable measures to significantly reduce the risk of infecting others. Following public health guidanc…
The Swift Current Municipal RCMP is seeking the publics assistance in helping to identifying a vehicle/driver involved in a recent Hit and Run. On July 23 at around 1:40 p.m. a white Dodge Ram 3500 pulling a flat-deck trailer (photo above) had been turning around in the north parking lot loc…
On July 15, farmers and ranchers gathered with indigenous land users on the farm of farmer Mary Smillie in Bladworth, Sask., to launch the newly formed Treaty Land Sharing Network.
The Swift Current City RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance identifying a driver in relation to a complaint of stunt driving within the City of Swift Current and also Flight from Police.
The newly formed Swift Current Cricket Association is pleased to announce their ‘Exhibition Kick-off and Player Recruitment Day’ which will take place Saturday, July 24th starting at 4 p.m.