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Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Southwest Booster Staff

Southwest Booster Staff
The Swift Current Southwest Booster is your best source of community news, sports and weather in Southwest Saskatchewan.
The Cypress Health Region has confirmed a trio of cases of mumps in the Southwest and a fourth suspected case continues to be investigated. Positive laboratory results have confirmed the presence of mumps in the Southwest, and both youth and adult individuals have been impacted. Mumps has recently been occurring across Canada, and a number of the most recently identified cases...
David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills—Grasslands is deeply concerned about the effect Budget 2017 will have on the families and businesses of Cypress Hills—Grasslands. Unveiled by the Liberal Government today, the Budget promises billions in new spending and taxes. Anderson feels it is just the latest example of the Liberals’ disconnect from the issues that are relevant to...
Submitted The Swift Current Barracudas Swim Club stood out once again at the annual Saskatchewan “A” Provincial Championships in Moose Jaw on March 10-12. The meet was a congregation of top “A” level swimmers and brought together 12 swim clubs in Saskatchewan to compete for Championships. The meet began on Friday evening with 50 Metre Butterfly, 50 Backstroke, 50 Breaststroke, 50...
The Saskatchewan government announced increases to a list of 13 fees and charges, with the province anticipating to generate an additional $10.68 million. The single largest financial increase will be a penalty on audit findings for oil and gas companies who are found under audit to own money to the province. By applying a penalty of 10 per cent on...
A new conservation area has been unveiled adjacent to the Grasslands National Park, with the over 3,000 acre project dedicated to conserving wildlife habitat and preserving native grasslands in the Southwest. The Wideview Complex, a 1,222 hectare (3,021 acre) project, combines a number of recently acquired parcels of property by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and their partners. The major...
The provincial government is consulting with producers across Saskatchewan in regards to how the province delivers agriculture extension services to farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses. Agriculture extension services include providing information and advice delivered through specialists in regional offices, extension events, a toll-free Agriculture Knowledge Centre, plus a variety of print and electronic publications. In order to ensure these extension activities continue...
The Montreal Canadiens Alumni hockey team showed flashed of brilliance while earning a 10-7 win over the Swift Current Emergency Services team on Friday night. There were lots of bleu-blanc-rouge jerseys in the crowd at the exhibition contest played at the Innovation Credit Union iPlex. The very pro-Montreal crowd had lots to cheer for, with Vezina Trophy winning goalie Richard Sevigny...
Swift Current will be the location of one of two Western Hockey League hosted games in the 2017 CIBC Canada Russia Series. The Innovation Credit Union iPlex will host a game between a team of select WHL players and the Russian National Junior Team on November 7. The other WHL hosted game will be in Moose Jaw on Nov. 6. The...
A quartet of headline comedians are combining forces at tonight’s Snowed In Comedy Tour at the Lyric Theatre. Four Canadian touring comics will be performing one of the final shows of their 2017 tour at the Lyric Theatre tonight from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The 2017 portion of the tour, which began back on January 4, will wrap up...
Editor: On behalf of the Swift Current Broncos I would like to thank the residents of the Southwest for their support of the team this season, especially in the last month where we have seen a significant increase in the attendance and renewed excitement in the rink. The atmosphere has been electric as the team pushes to solidify a playoff...


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