Saskatchewan will soon be home to the largest helium purification operation in Canada.
The Chinook School Division has created a new administrative policy that sets out the procedures for the use of global positioning system (GPS) devices on division owned vehicles.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has expanded the testing guidelines to allow more provincial residents to be tested for COVID-19.
The City of Swift Current wishes to provide information to residents and motorists about the construction taking place on 11th Avenue Northwest from Chaplin Street to North Service Road, resulting in periodic closures in a phased project beginning Tuesday May 26.
The City of Swift Current would like to advise customers that City Hall will remain closed to the general public until further notice, in order to keep both members of the public and front-line City staff safe amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Event partners for the Canadian Cowboys Association Finals Rodeo – The Canadian Cowboys Association (CCA), The Swift Current Agricultural and Exhibition Association and The City of Swift Current – today made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 event amidst concerns related to the COVID…
The efforts of the Chinook School Division to create engaging learning environments for high school students have been successful during the past school year.
The Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a non-profit organization while also preparing to expand its programs.
On May 11 an eastbound vehicle was stopped on Highway 1 west of Swift Current to check for driver’s sobriety. The lone male occupant was found to be in possession of contraband tobacco and was subsequently arrested for being in possession of unstamped tobacco.
The City of Swift Current, in partnership with the Swift Current & District Farmer’s Market Association, is pleased to announce that Market Square will be opening to the public on June 13, with limited services due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
From 2011-2015, Chinook schools had a focus on math with a goal to strategically improve the understanding and instruction of math through resources, training and coaching.
The City of Swift Current’s Community Services Division is pleased to announce that it will be opening the Kinetic Park Campground to campers beginning Monday, June 1st. The date was selected to align with the Province of Saskatchewan’s Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan, which will see all campgroun…
Several bylaws were approved during a regular council meeting to allow the City of Swift Current to proceed with issuing the 2020 property tax notices to residents and businesses.
The ongoing work to revitalize Swift Current’s downtown area will continue this construction season with the next phase of the paving stone project for sidewalks.
Swift Current City RCMP conducted a search at 8 p.m. on May 9th in the 100 block of the North Service Road in Swift Current. Police located three syringes containing Fentanyl, 4 grams of Fentanyl, 500 mg of Crystal Meth along with 2 grams of Amphetamines and an abundance of drug paraphernalia.
Great Plains College is pleased to announce that it will host a series of six online interactive webinars that will serve as an opportunity for prospective students to learn more about the program and course offerings that the college offers across its campuses. The webinars will begin on Ma…
The federal Conservative caucus has officially launched a consultation process on rural internet access. To begin, they have released an initial proposal called Connecting Canada, which is available in English (https://www.dropbox.com/s/jmd712ytjx9c6um/20%2005%2006%20-%20CPC%20Rural%20Broadb…
The annual general meeting of the Swift Current & District Chamber of Commerce provided an overview of activities during the past year, but the virtual format of the meeting served as a reminder of how much the situation has changed for the business community due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has updated the provincial pandemic response plan after using province specific COVID-19 modelling data to guide planning activities.
The City of Swift Current wishes to provide information to residents and motorists about the construction taking place at the intersection of Battleford Trail and Central Avenue North, resulting in periodic closures in a phased project, with the first phase beginning Monday, May 11th, 2020.
Jeremy Patzer, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills—Grasslands participated on Canada’s Industry Committee along with his parliamentary colleagues. The committee met in the morning on Thursday, April 30th, to continue its ongoing consideration of the national response to COVID-19. Innovat…
Great Plains College is pleased to announce its Entrance Scholarship deadline has been extended to June 30, 2020. Students are automatically considered for an Entrance Scholarship of $500-$5,000 when they apply to a full-time student loan-eligible program (September entry) before the June 30…
The Saskatchewan Health Authority reminds all Saskatchewan residents that if you feel unwell and think you require any medical care, don’t wait. Accessing medical care in the midst of COVID-19 is safe whether you visit your local walk-in clinic, family physician or emergency department. For…
The City of Swift Current wishes to advise residents and motorists that, beginning Monday, May 4th, the annual paving program will begin with spot repairs in various areas of the city, which will result in brief traffic restrictions to accommodate the work. Weather pending, the paving progr…
The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting a major challenge to the work of the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation, but the non-profit organization is continuing with efforts to raise funds for a new digital mammography unit at the Cypress Regional Hospital.
The Saskatchewan Provincial Parks Campsite Reservation Launch is set to begin May 4, with a camping start date of June 1.
Great Plains College, with support from the Ministry of Advanced Education, is encouraging students in need to apply for an Emergency Relief Bursary. The bursary is meant to provide assistance to college students whose continued education is at risk due to unexpected financial issues during …
Jeremy Patzer, MP for Cypress Hills—Grasslands joined his colleagues on the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology for their first online meeting Thursday morning. Industry Minister Navdeep Bains told the committee he was unavailable for questions at this meeting. Small Busin…
The latest curriculum and instruction status report for the Chinook School Division highlights activities during the regular school year and the measures to continue learning since the COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of in-school classes.
The Swift Current Broncos drafted 11 players in the 2020 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft on Wednesday. The team added one goaltender, three defencemen and seven forwards on the day.
On April 21, at approximately 6:00 p.m., Morse RCMP responded to the report of a serious two-vehicle collision approximately 17 kilometers east of Chaplin, SK, on Highway 1.
This updates previous restrictions that stated permitted visitors had to be the same person now allowing for additional people to visit one at a time.
During this time of social distancing and self isolation through COVID-19, the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation will be hosting its 20th Annual General Meeting on May 7 at 1 p.m. via Video Conference. Please pre-register for this meeting by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Swift Current residents will have to be mindful of physical distancing when they take their yard waste to the two drop-off locations for free disposal.
The National Police Federation (NPF), working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), are organizing events for a day of mourning in the wake of the tragic loss of Constable Heidi Stevenson and the many other innocent victims killed in Nova Scotia on April 19.