The following is a synopsis of calls for service for the dates indicated:
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) feels the current COVID-19 assessment protocols for long-term care staff are sufficient to avoid infection risk of residents, but it will continue to consider ways to improve screening processes.
The City of Swift Current’s review of the existing policy for council remuneration and meetings was completed with the final vote at a regular council meeting, Jan. 11.
Great Plains College, in partnership with the Southwest Literacy Committee, will celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 27. A week-long celebration with different activities has been planned from January 24 to 31 and more. The 2021 theme is “Travel the World Together”.
For family members of long-term care residents, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing a lot of concern about the safety and well-being of their loved ones.
Generous community support in the midst of a pandemic helped the Salvation Army in Swift Current to have a successful Christmas campaign.
On January 10th, at approximately 9:50 a.m. hours, an older model (late 80's early 90's) white Ford Truck was seen driving through a business yard on 11th Avenue NW in Swift Current.
A new fine art course in Swift Current provided a unique hands-on opportunity for participants to learn more about bronze casting.
When Marty and Marie Bohnet opened the Cypress Hills Winery almost a decade and a half ago, it was an innovative agribusiness which exceeded anyone’s turned into a must-stop tourist destination. At a time when the Cypress Hills Destination Area was rolling, the Winery was a welcome added att…
Did you know that nearly half of all collisions happen in intersections, even though intersections make up only a fraction of the total kilometres of road in the province?
At 6:05 p.m. on January 1, 2021, Cruz Michael Wagner was born to Brooke and Michael Wagner at Cypress Regional Hospital, officially making him Swift Current’s first baby of 2021. Cruz weighed 8 lbs and 5 oz. His parents are from Swift Current, SK and everyone is doing well.
Twelve former players of the Swift Current Broncos organization officially kicked off their 2020-21 season with the opening of NHL training camps today.
The fall session of the Saskatchewan legislature was shorter than usual due to the provincial election, but Swift Current MLA Everett Hindley felt the Saskatchewan Party government had a good start to a new four-year term.
The Swift Current Broncos announced today they will be making a donation to the Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre following the sale of t-shirts during the T’s For Toys initiative.
While 2020 will be remembered as a year that tested the physical and mental endurance of everyone, the City of Swift Current’s 9th annual Wellness Challenge provides the opportunity to have a healthy start to the new year.
There was only a small increase in cases dealt with by the RCMP detachment in Swift Current during the three-month period until the end of November, but some offences remain an ongoing concern.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has developed the Training & Employment Network (TEN) to provide support to communities and companies to integrate Indigenous, immigrant, youth, and women workers into the local workforce.
Swift Current Christian Taekwondo held its annual fundraiser - Breaking Boards for Freedom presented by Alpine Dental (formerly Breaking Boards, Breaking Chains) - on November 28, 2020, and raised over $18,000 for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.
Climate change presents a wide range of challenges to life on the Canadian prairies and there is a need for more proactive adaptation and resilience planning.
The Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards (SCCWS) has used the feedback from stakeholders and water users to produce a new report that will guide the organization’s work for the next five years.
The Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards (SCCWS) received some good news from the results of its monitoring program for invasive mussels.
The City of Swift Current’s Community Services Division, since 2018, has been working on a Recreation, Parks & Culture Master Plan in collaboration with citizens and stakeholders. Ultimately, the finalized plan will guide services and investments in the areas of parks, trails, community …
The Swift Current Fencing Club brought home an impressive line-up of awards at the Saskatchewan Fencing Association Virtual Awards Night, held on December 5.
Pioneer Co-op is pleased to announce the opening of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at their Maple Creek and Wheatland Mall Gas Bars. These stations are part of Co-op Connect which is a network of electric vehicle fast-charging stations that are or will soon be available throughout Wester…
The City of Swift Current wishes to advise all City Utility Customers that they will be receiving a ten per cent reduction in electricity charges for one year, effective starting with the City’s December 2020 utility billing cycle. This reduction program aligns with the identical program bei…
In an effort to drive Swift Current and Southwest Saskatchewan consumers to consider supporting local businesses during the holiday season and beyond, the Swift Current & District Chamber of Commerce and the City of Swift Current have entered a partnership to deliver Talk Local, a ten-pa…
Pioneer Co-op is pleased to announce that a major facelift is taking place at the Shaunavon Food Store location. Improvements will include new flooring for the entire store, upgrades to the exterior, fresh paint, enhancements to existing refrigeration, LED lighting, and a new look for the ve…
The remuneration of council members was the main item for action on the agenda of the first meeting of Swift Current’s newly elected council.
For a Swift Current resident, the mental impact of his COVID-19 experience was far worse than the physical symptoms he had to deal with.
The Swift Current Fire Department has released details with regard to a fire that occurred at a row of garages behind an apartment building.
The City of Swift Current’s Community Services Division Dec. 4 announced that it will be operating its indoor arenas – the Innovation Credit Union iPlex and Fairview Arenas – at reduced hours over the holiday season. The move comes in response to heightened COVID-19 restrictions announced by…
Continuing to defy earlier predictions of a weak housing market due to COVID, the Saskatchewan real estate market remains strong and has outperformed last year’s market.
In an effort to help support local business, the City of Swift Current wishes to advise the public that Downtown Parking Enforcement will not take place during the month of December except for parking spaces intended for loading zones and areas where the curb is painted yellow for safety purposes.
The current exhibition at the Swift Current Museum provides a local perspective on the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic in the city and the various pastimes of residents while they were staying at home.
Swift Current’s new mayor is ready to get to work after the swearing-in ceremony of council members and his priority is to take a close look at the budgeting process.
Market Square in downtown Swift Current will usually be filled with families enjoying the annual Christmas tree lighting, but due to COVID-19 public health restrictions there was no public event on Nov. 26.
Chinook School Division administration has been informed by officials from the Saskatchewan Health Authority that a positive COVID-19 case was identified in three individuals at Swift Current Comprehensive High School, three individuals at École Centennial, two individuals at O.M. Irwin Sch…
The City of Swift Current and Community Services are currently working with the Government of Saskatchewan and the Business Response Team on the latest COVID-19 requirements for community recreational facilities. Continued facility protocols will be developed based on the parameters of the g…