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Friday, January 18, 2019
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SwiftLink, a local organization with a vision of unifying our community by helping other communities in need, will be hosting their second annual Charity Expo on Saturday, October 27 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Swift Current Mall. A number of displays and information tables will be set up to showcase the humanitarian work being done by several...
The first major championship for SWAC was on Saturday, Sept. 29. Our Cross Country championship was held at beautiful Grasslands National Park. Thank you to Anne Beauchamp from Val Marie for being the commissioner and a huge thanks to the staff of the Grasslands National Park for helping us run our event. Over 115 runners from schools across Chinook participated...
The Swift Current Municipal RCMP are asking the public for help in locating a missing teen. Danielle Martin, 16, was reported missing on Wednesday, and family and friends have been unable to contact her. She is described as caucasian, brown eyes, long brown hair, and is 165 centimetres (5’4’’), weighing 59 kilograms (130 lbs). RCMP have learned that Danielle Martin may have...
A six-year-old girl who was the focus of an Amber Alert is now safety back with her family in North Battleford. RCMP report that workers in a remote portion of an industrial area in North Battleford contacted police at approximately 6:45 a.m. this morning after spotting a vehicle parked in some bushes off a paved road. RCMP and EMS personnel...
A record number of businesses, organizations and individuals have earned nominations for the 20th anniversary edition of the Swift Current Business Excellence Awards (SCBEX). The 2017 list of SCBEX nominees features 79 nominees in eight categories. There are a total of 65 businesses nominated in six categories, along with eight non for profit nominees, and six people in the running...
The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has asked the federal government for a 2018 Livestock Tax Deferral Program for all Saskatchewan producers who cannot feed their livestock due to lack of feed and poor pasture conditions. “Two extremely dry years have left some of our producers with no choice but to sell some of their herds because hay is not...
Ten of the 11 scouts working for the Swift Current Broncos this season will be entering their first campaign identifying players for the defending Western Hockey League champions. Yesterday, the Broncos announced on their website they have named the new scouting staff who will be working with newly hired Broncos Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Dean Brockman. The lone...
The Chinook Power Station is still over a year away from being completed, but the project recently reached a series of important milestones. Back on August 7, power was successfully brought to the station just outside of Swift Current, allowing functional tests to be performed at the site. This week also marked one million hours of work being completed on the...
The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has asked the federal government for a 2018 Livestock Tax Deferral Program for all Saskatchewan producers who cannot feed their livestock due to lack of feed and poor pasture conditions. “Two extremely dry years have left some of our producers with no choice but to sell some of their herds because hay is not...
Southern Saskatchewan endured back-to-back days of record heat during the final two days of a memorable August heatwave. The communities of Val Marie, Assiniboia, and Broadview all set all time record highs on Saturday, August 11, while extreme heat enveloped Western Canada. Val Marie rose to an all time record high of 40.9 Celsius on Saturday to edge past the previous...

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