Landowners in the Val Marie area are raising concerns about the movement of black-tailed prairie dogs from Grasslands National Park to surrounding areas and the impact this might have on their farming activities.
The City of Swift Current is partnering with the Saskatchewan Health Authority to promote Bike Safety Week by offering an educational video and a fun contest.
The City of Swift Current is confident a project to upgrade a storm sewer main line underneath the railway tracks will make a real difference to downtown flooding problems during heavy rainfall events.
The City of Swift Current would like to notify residents and motorists about the construction taking place on Chaplin Street Bridge resulting in a street closure and detours, from May 13th to 14th, 2021. The objective of this project is to complete paving repairs on the Chaplin Street bridge.
Saskatchewan is providing $340,000 in funding to key community partners to help improve services for residents who need mental health support. The announcement was made May 7.
On May 5th at approximately 1 p.m. the Swift Current Municipal RCMP were called to a business in the 1100 block of Central Avenue North in response to a disturbance complaint.
The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation successfully faced up to the challenge of raising funds for healthcare in the midst of a pandemic during 2020.
The City of Swift Current wishes to provide information to residents and motorists about the construction taking place on the intersection of Chaplin Street West and 1st Avenue Northwest, resulting in a closure beginning Tuesday May 11.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saskatchewan post-secondary sector has worked together to safeguard its students and staff. Great Plains College has developed and implemented plans to continue their programming while supporting the health and safety of their campus communities.
The Chinook School Division’s human resources department responded successfully to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic during the past year.
The efforts of the Swift Current & District Chamber of Commerce to support local businesses and to promote local shopping have reached a significant new level with the launch of the Shop Southwest multi-vendor website and with another new initiative to promote local businesses through a …
The Canadian Cowboys Association (CCA) Event Finals Committee is excited to announce the 2021 CCA Event Finals Rodeo dates of September 24 - 26.
The Government of Saskatchewan today released the "Re-Opening Roadmap" - a three-step plan to gradually lift current public health restrictions as Saskatchewan reaches significant vaccination levels. The Re-Opening Roadmap also provides Saskatchewan people with an incentive to continue foll…
The City of Swift Current wishes to advise residents and motorists that, beginning Tuesday, May 4th, the annual paving program will begin with a phased repair on Cheadle Street. Please follow the detours and signage.
A planned paleontological field trip this summer to the Frenchman River Valley in southwest Saskatchewan will hopefully shed new light on a little-known Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton.
Reminder to residents that clinic availability is based on vaccine availability, and demand for appointments outweighs the current supply.
Innovation Credit Union nominated the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) of Swift Current for a Concentra Empowering Your Community Grant. They are thrilled to announce that CMHA will be one of the lucky recipients of $5,000. CMHA will use the award to help fund a new clubhouse to bet…
Chinook School Division administration has been informed by officials from the Saskatchewan Health Authority that an additional positive COVID-19 case has been diagnosed in an individual at Gull Lake School.
A vacant former school site on Swift Current’s south side is set to be developed as a new housing area that offers affordable homes to families.
A new refugee sponsorship initiative by the First United Church in Swift Current aims to reunite members of a Syrian family.
Chinook School Division administration has been informed by officials from the Saskatchewan Health Authority that a positive COVID-19 case has been diagnosed in an individual at Shaunavon High School and an individual at Swift Current Comprehensive High School.
Innovation Credit Union hosted their Annual General Meeting virtually for members on Thursday, April 22. It was the second year Innovation chose a virtual format, letting members engage from the comfort and safety of their homes.
In the last couple weeks, between April 8 and April 17, Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan (CTSS) and Maple Creek RCMP conducted the following noteworthy traffic stops.
A local group fighting the war on drugs with a mandate of raising awareness and educating the community in harm reduction and addiction is stepping up their efforts. Swift Current’s Drug Strategy Addiction Committee (DSAC) is made up of representatives from local government agencies, RCMP, p…
The City of Swift Current wishes to advise residents and motorists that, beginning Sunday, April 25th, Cheadle Street West will be closed from 1st Avenue Northwest to Central Avenue North.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant changes to the operation of the Swift Current Branch Library in 2020, but it still continued to provide services to the community.
Last month, SGI and law enforcement asked the drivers of Saskatchewan to keep their heads out of their apps and their eyes on the road. Did drivers get the message?
Chinook School Division administration has been informed by officials from the Saskatchewan Health Authority that a positive COVID-19 case has been diagnosed in an individual at Swift Current Comprehensive High School (SCCHS) and an individual at Leader Composite School (LCS).
The quick action of RCMP officers saved the lives of two individuals in Swift Current who were unconscious and stopped breathing.
The City of Swift Current Streets and Roadways Department would like to inform residents that the Residential Street Sweeping Program will begin April 21.
A discussion about ways to create inclusive communities for the next generation in southwest Saskatchewan highlighted the challenges and opportunities to build bridges between people and to give everybody a sense of belonging to their community.
The potential financial risks of a project to produce heat and electricity from the gasification of cardboard and paper resulted in a decision by the City of Swift Current to end a funding agreement with the federal government.
The contract for the operation of the yard waste collection sites in Swift Current has been renewed for one year with no increase in cost for the City of Swift Current.
On Wednesday April 7, Saskatchewan Highway Patrol (SHP) conducted a commercial vehicle safety inspection traffic stop near Caronport Highway # 1. During the vehicle stop, the SHP officer determined the driver was in possession illegal cannabis.
In consideration of the ongoing and uncertain COVID-19 situation, Innovation has made the decision to postpone this year’s annual Innovation Credit Union Picnic in the Park event until 2022. However, we are pleased to announce an alternative, family friendly event to take place on September …
Swift Current's Riverside and Westside courts are now open for the season.This year you will find specific guidelines and regulations to help keep you safe and prevent the spread of Covid -19. In order to keep the courts open, we asked that all patrons follow the guidelines posted at the cou…
On April 6, the 2021-2022 provincial budget was announced in the legislature with a 2.3% increase in operating funds for PreK-12 Education. Chinook will again face a fiscal challenge as the budget is developed for the upcoming school year. The division’s recognized grant of $77.17M is approximately
The Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre successfully applied for the Emergency Community Support Fund, provided by the Government of Canada and administered by United Way Regina.
The Yard Waste Program will be open for the 2021 season, with physical distancing restrictions, starting Saturday, April 17th and running to Tuesday, November 2nd, weather pending. Here is what to expect:
Around 6 p.m. on April 6, Kindersley RCMP responded to a complaint of a single vehicle collision on Highway #21 approximately 2 kilometers south of Kindersley.
Anthropologist Dr. Shayne Dahl hopes his academic success will inspire students who are now studying at the same Swift Current high school where his journey started.