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A family skate today kicks of five days of activities scheduled for Family Fun Week in Swift Current. The launch event for the Family Fun Week begins Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Innovation Credit Union iPlex. The event, co-sponsored by Innovation Credit Union and Pioneer Co-op, also features a $3 charity meal, with proceeds going to...
The Moon Runners will be kicking off a nine date Western Canadian tour tonight with a Valentine’s Day concert in Swift Current. The February 14 concert is a single release party for their new song danceboy.exe which is the first single from their upcoming album Wakeless 2095. Their new music is a long awaited follow up to their 2015 release...
The Swift Current RCMP are seeing the public’s assistance in connection with a pair of recent investigations. Sometime on Thursday, January 24, an unknown male stole four bottles of liquor from a business in the 1600 block of Springs Drive in Swift Current. The individual reportedly stole a bottle of Crown Royal Reserve, a bottle of Johnnie Walker Gold Boullion...
The cold weather took a toll on SWAC athletic events this week. Many of our basketball games were rescheduled and our senior curling district competition was revamped into a one-day competition. WRESTLING The SCCHS Colts/Ardens wrestling team competed in Moose Jaw on Saturday, Feb. 9. The team had athletes place in the top three in the tournament. Wrestling in their individual...
A total of 24 low temperature records have been set across Saskatchewan this week while the province remains impacted by a frigid arctic air mass. A dozen record breaking lows were set this morning throughout the province, with Coronach dipping to a Saskatchewan low mark of -46.5 Celsius, a full 5.5 degrees colder that their previous mark of -41.0 set...
WRESTLING The Swift Current Comp wrestlers were off to the Golden Bear High School Tournament in Edmonton on February 1-2. The team came in a very respectable 13th out of 30 schools. Top finishers in the Elite category were: 1st -Aleah Nickel; 3rd - Sebastien Marchand; 4th -Elijah Harden and George Unger; 5th - Jordan Lamontagne and Noah Steinley; 6th -...
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A couple arrested at the White Bear Hotel in possession of a stolen vehicle back in December has led to a litany of charges in connection to crimes across Saskatchewan and Ontario. The couple were arrested in White Bear on December 18 for possession of stolen property because the vehicle they were driving was stolen from Wapella. The adult male...
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A Maple Creek man appeared in Saskatoon Provincial Court this morning after being charged with second degree murder in connection to an October 7 fatal collision. Ronald Plummer, 56, is charged with second degree murder in the death of 50-year-old Lesa Zoerb from Maple Creek. Plummer is also facing a charge of aggravated assault, as during the RCMP investigation into the...
A trio of individuals are facing a combined eight charges following a month long Swift Current Municipal RCMP investigation into drug trafficking in the community. A Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Search Warrant was executed at a Swift Current residence on Thursday, January 10 by the Swift Current Municipal RCMP with the assistance of the Swift Current Rural RCMP Detachment....
The creativity of local designer Brandon Wiebe will be featured on the medals which will be awarded at the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games. Wiebe’s design was recently unveiled as the winning entry in the Medal Design Contest which sought locally created designs which reflect the unique nature, theme, culture and sprit of the Games in Swift Current. His design is...
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