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Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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The Gravelbourg RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 48-year-old Claude Landry of Kincaid who has been missing since July 12. The Gravelbourg RCMP and the RCMP Major Crimes Unit have deemed Landry's disappearance suspicious, and they are concerned for his well-being. Landry was last seen in Gravelbourg this past Thursday. He was wearing a blue and red polo shirt,...
RCMP have laid charges after a concerning scene at the Kiddies’ Day Parade on Thursday. The parade had reached the final block of their route when a parked vehicle on 1st Ave. N.E. pulled into the parade behind the RCMP cruiser leading the parade and a group of young girls walking with banners. The vehicle then passed the cruiser and...
Two separate collisions have marred the start of the Canada Day long weekend in the Southwest. At approximately 4:30 p.m., Highway #4 north of Elrose was closed as a result of a motor vehicle collision. Traffic is closed in both directions at the accident site, and motorists are asked to use alternative routes. As of early evening there was no timeline for...
The City of Swift Current and Tennis Saskatchewan have partnered together to host four tennis clinics this summer. These clinics are a great opportunity for community members to learn and improve their tennis skills. These free clinics will be held on July 17, 24, 31 and August 14 at the Westside tennis courts. There will be three different sessions according to...
Producers across the Southwest have their fingers crossed that weather forecasts calling 60 per cent chance of rain over the next few days actually come true. The Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Report for the period of June 12 to 18 points to a worsening of topsoil moisture conditions over the past week. Nearly two-thirds of Southwest fields are reporting challenging crop soil...
The Swift Current Municipal RCMP utilized the services of the Saskatchewan RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit to destroy three suspicious items during the early morning hours of June 14. RCMP report they received a complaint of an item resembling a pipe bomb at approximately 1 a.m. this morning. RCMP located three suspicious items in the middle of a parking lot situated...
Southwest Saskatchewan producers are busy watching the skies for rain clouds to bring some much needed rain. The Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Report for the period of May 29 to June 4 notes that crops have been slow to emerge and grow as a result of the low rainfall totals so far this growing season. Rainfall totals recorded at 26 Southwest locations...
Fittingly, Betty McDougall has been named the Parade Marshall for the 2018 Frontier Days Parade which has the theme “Hats Off To Community Spirit.” The Swift Current Agricultural and Exhibition Association announced McDougall as the Parade Marshall in recognition of her wide reaching impact in the community. McDougall, a retired educator, has been an instrumental volunteer and resident in Swift Current...
Fans clamouring for a way to watch their Swift Current Broncos in action during the Western Hockey League Championship Series can now join other fans at a Tailgate Viewing Party. A pair of big screen televisions will be set up in the curling arena at the Innovation Credit Union iPlex where fans can gather to watch Games 1 and 2...
A man missing from the Vanguard Hutterian Colony has been located deceased over the weekend. The Ponteix RCMP Detachment is now investigating the sudden death of Peter Entz. A search had been underway for the 54-year-old man, who had been missing since last being seen leaving the Vanguard Hutterian Colony on April 19. The sudden death investigation will be conducted with...

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