There were fewer calls for service to the Swift Current Fire Department in 2020 due to the COVID-19 situation, but the pandemic also created new challenges for the organization.
The City of Swift Current partnered with different local organizations to offer a variety of fun activities for families during Family Fun Week, Feb. 15-20.
The Swift Current SPCA’s annual financial appeal to southwest Sask. residents is currently taking place to raise much-needed funds to care for stray, lost and unwanted pets.
This past summer, the funding has been approved through the RCMP’s Family Violence Initiative Fund to complete a Division-wide, general duty business card re-print. The new business cards will have the RCMP contact information on the front, in English and French, and 211 Saskatchewan informa…
An unexpected design change is increasing the engineering cost of a project to collect and dispose sludge and backwash water from the City of Swift Current’s water treatment plant.
The groomed ski trails at the Chinook golf course are in tip-top condition this season as a result of a new arrangement between the Swift Current Nordic Ski Club and the City of Swift Current.
In support of carbon monoxide (CO) safety awareness, and after a successful launch of the program, SaskEnergy is extending its CO alarm rebate offer until March 31, 2021.
A new fundraising initiative in Swift Current will support the work of a local non-profit organization and make a difference to individuals experiencing homelessness, hurt and hunger.
Great Plains College is preparing for an innovative approach to highlight its welding program and the talents of its students and instructor. After eight years of hosting the popular Carhartts and Caviar Welding Showcase and Auction annual event in Swift Current, the college will be holding …
Daily natural gas consumption in the province has surpassed the previous usage record. Daily gas consumption numbers are tracked over a 24-hour period from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – a new record of 1.57 petajoules (PJ) was set today. The previous record of 1.55 PJ was set on January 15, 2020.
The City of Swift Current is pleased to announce that is has received the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA) Community Achievement Award, recognizing the four major events that were held in the City in 2019.
The Swift Current Municipal RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle that ran into a chain-link fence in 500 block of 6th Ave South East in Swift Current in the early evening hours of January 28, 2021.
Federal funding will assist the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 56 in Swift Current to cope with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Regina-based Clifton Associates Ltd. (Clifton) has been selected to begin engineering work for the Westside Irrigation Project. Clifton was selected after successfully completing a two-staged transparent procurement process consisting of a request for qualifications and a request for proposals.
Technology services in the Chinook School Division have become even more important during the pandemic to support the learning needs of students.
Building off the momentum seen in 2020, the Saskatchewan real estate market started 2021 off strong. Across the province, sales were up over 49% from last January (going from 616 to 919), new listings were down just over 5% (going from 1,855 to 1,758). Inventories were also down in 18 of the…
Rates for the use of various community facilities in Swift Current will increase with one to two per cent during the next two seasons as a result of a rate review.
The Board of Directors currently consists of thirteen (13) members plus two appointed representatives who are responsible for mobilizing the resources of the community to achieve Chamber objectives. It is the responsibility of the Board to ensure the talents and energies of members are enlis…
Family Fun Week takes place each year during the February break, with the 2021 version happening from February 15th to 20th. As always, this week includes lots of free activities for the entire family to enjoy!
8th Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation Workshop goes February 1st-5th, with the theme: "Restoration and Reclamation in a Changing Environment:
SGI is aware that scammers could be targeting SGI customers by sending them an email posing as their bank and asking them to provide a photo or scan of their driver’s licence.
A fundraising campaign has been launched to replace the outdated X-ray machine at the Prairie Health Care Centre in Cabri with the latest digital radiology equipment.
Swift Current council members expressed unanimous support for the oil and gas industry in response to a recent controversial fossil fuel motion by a City of Regina councillor.
In a Monday news release, the Swift Current AG & Ex organizers of the Step into Spring Tradeshow have decided to cancel the Spring tradeshow scheduled to be held March 12-14.
The Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA), Saskatchewan Indigenous Economic Development Network (SIEDN) and Great Plains College were proud to award the fourth SREDA Indigenous Economic Development Scholarship (SIEDS) to Chelsie Dawn at a virtual presentation ceremony on …
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.