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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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Editor: I write today in response to the recent media stories regarding the future of Dorie’s House. I would like to thank all of the people in Swift Current and area who have been committed to this project through donations and fundraisers and public awareness. Representatives from Dorie's House have previously met with provincial government officials as well as with the Minister...
The board of the Southwest Youth Emergency Shelter Inc. has provided a Letter to the Editor to explain the situation regarding the financial shortfall which has resulted in the closure of the doors of Dorie’s House for a period of time. The full letter is as follows: Editor: This letter is written to provide further update to the community about the status...
The Swift Current SPCA is currently issuing a call for new board members and volunteers to help them meet their ongoing annual challenges on the financial front. While the SPCA board not only needs to raise about 80 per cent of its annual revenue needs, they have the equally pressing need for people with the time and skills to move...
For the second straight season the Swift Current Broncos have landed an overage goaltender to bolster their roster after reaching out to the Saskatoon Blades to acquire 20-year-old Logan Flodell. The Broncos parted with a second round pick in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft along with a fifth round pick in the 2019 draft in order to acquire the veteran...
Swift Current will host the first of six Saskatchewan Party leadership candidate debates next month. The first debate will be held in Swift Current on October 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Days Inn. The remaining five debates will be held in Melfort, Saskatoon, North Battleford, and Weyburn before wrapping up in Regina on December 7. The...
Hunters are being reminded to be aware of the potential risk of fires during this hunting season. With the start of hunting season across Saskatchewan, and with much of the province still experiencing severely dry conditions, there remains an increased potential risk of fires. A recent grass fire near Glentworth and northern wildfires reinforces the need for diligence by people living,...
Many producers across the Southwest have wrapped up harvest operations, but others will need another couple of weeks to complete the 2017 harvest. Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Crop Report for the period of September 5 to 10 highlights that 86 per cent of the Southwest crop in in the bin, and an additional four per cent is swathed or ready to straight-cut....
Brett Kissel, the reigning Canadian Country Music Association’s Male Artist of the Year, will be performing at the Living Sky Casino on January 23. Tickets for the Tuesday, January 23 concert in Swift Current will go on sale to the general public on Friday at 10 a.m. Kissel just won the Male Artist of the Year, Video of the Year for...
Swift Current City RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in finding the individuals responsible for a series of recent incidents. - Sometime between September 1 and 5, a number of vehicles and some city property was spray painted. The vehicles were spray painted while located a business in the 1000 block of North Railway St. E. - Sometime during the overnight...
Families have a busy night ahead with the Fall/Winter City Wide Registration set for the Stockade at Kinetic Park. The 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. event is presented by the City of Swift Current’s Community Services Division and over 35 community groups will be in attendance. The cultural, recreational and sporting groups at City Wide represent the various community activities...

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