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The Swift Current Broncos had their worst defensive performance of the season in a 9-4 loss to the Regina Pats on Monday evening. The Pats took advantage of some poor defensive coverage for first-period goals from Carson Denomie, Zack Smith, and Logan Nijhoff. Eric Houk scored for the Broncos when he tipped home an...
Swift Current RCMP are still on scene of a collision involving multiple semi tractor trailer units along the west bound lanes of Highway #1 just west of the 11th Avenue NW exit. Traffic cannot get through this area of the #1 Highway. RCMP have blocked all approaching traffic along the west...
The Swift Current Broncos three-game point streak came to an end after they allowed five unanswered goals in a 5-2 loss to the Brandon Wheat Kings on Sunday afternoon. After a scoreless opening frame, the two teams combined for five goals in the second period. The Broncos took the lead when Michael Farren converted...
Many southwest residents will experience an abrupt return of winter weather on Monday, with a Winter Storm Warning issued much of the southwest region. Environment Canada’s weather advisory is forecasting severe wind gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour, heavy snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 centimetres, blowing snow, and potential flash freeze...
There will be no collegiate summer baseball in Swift Current for a second consecutive season. After the 2020 Western Canadian Baseball League season was wiped out entirely by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Swift Current 57’s will not participate in the 2021 season either. The 11-team WCBL announced on Thursday that the...
Swift Current Christian Taekwondo has six new black belts in their midst, after a rigorous testing process on March 20. “I’m very proud of these students,” said Head Instructor of Swift Current Christian Taekwondo, Gary Voysey. “They have been training with us for many years. Their hard work and perseverance has certainly paid off.”
Saskatchewan had a memorable last day of winter on Friday when 16 communities recorded new daily warm temperature records. March 19 featured unseasonably warm temperatures which reached all the way in the 20 Celsius range in Saskatchewan according to information posted by Environment and Climate Change Canada. Swift Current reached a...
The province has taken the first steps in rolling out Phase Two of Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 vaccination program, with residents in the under 70 years of age category being able to access the newly launched vaccination booking system for the first time as of March 18. Saskatchewan residents aged 67 and older were able to...
Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 vaccination appointment booking network expanding for all residents 70 and over starting at 8 a.m on MondaySouthwest Booster Staff -
For the fifth consecutive day Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 vaccination appointment system is expanding the age group who can book appointments. Starting at 8 a.m. on Monday (March 15), any Saskatchewan resident aged 70 and over will be able to access the COVID-19 vaccination appointment booking system. Both the online saskatchewan.ca/covid19-vaccine booking system,...
The Swift Current Broncos announced their leadership group for the 2020-21 season today, involving five players wearing A’s on their jerseys, and no official team captain. The decision not to name a permanent captain was made to honour the late Colby Cave, who served as the Broncos team captain for the 2013-14 and 2014-15...
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