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Sunday, May 19, 2019
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Walk-in services at the Ministry of Environment Field offices in Shaunavon, Leader and Maple Creek will no longer be offered effective May 14. The three Southwest locations were among 19 ministry field offices where front counter services are being discontinued. The service reduction will impact 16 part-time and three full-time staff. Ten of the impacted offices are currently only open...
The Swift Current Broncos got in the win column for the first time since January 26 by earning a 2-0 shutout win over the host Regina Pats on Wednesday night. Broncos goaltender Isaac Poulter earned his first career shutout by turning aside all 33 shots he faced. The 17-year-old netminder is now 3-20-1-0 on the season, being named the game’s...
The first annual Battle of the Border took place this weekend as the Prairie Pilots from Three Hills Alberta, traveled out to Pambrun to play against the Millar College of the Bible Edge women’s and men’s futsal teams, as well as women’s basketball squad. Kicking off the weekend was a tight game between the ladies basketball teams in which the...
Southwest Saskatchewan can expect anywhere from near normal runoff to well below normal runoff according to the most recent forecast issued by the Water Security Agency. Earlier today the Water Security Agency released their latest Spring Runoff forecast, and the March 1 report is forecasting little chance of spring flooding across the majority of the Southwest. The highest runoff totals are...
World Champion Bull Rider Cody Snyder and the Swift Current Broncos will bring the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Xtreme Bulls to Swift Current on May 25. It’s the Swift Current Cody Snyder Xtreme Bulls Invitational Bull Riding presented by Redhead Equipment, at the Innovation Credit Union i-Plex, followed by the Crutch’s Party in the Dirt Cabaret, featuring the bold, brilliant,...
The remains of two individuals were found in the debris of a trailer fire which occurred in the RM of Swift Current on Wednesday afternoon. The R.M. of Swift Current Fire Department responded to a fire call just west of the city limits at 1:53 p.m. on February 27. When they arrived at the scene, two side by side mobile...
Shifting vehicle patterns have resulted in an upcoming traffic sign change at the intersection of Herbert St. E. and 4th Ave. N.E. Starting next week, the intersection will become a Four Way Stop, but in the coming weeks the Two Way Stop at the corner will be transferred from its current Herbert St. location onto the 4th Ave. N.E. street. The...
On February 19, the United We Roll convoy from Western Canada arrived in Ottawa, bringing with it a pro oil and gas message to Parliament Hill. David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, greeted the crowd and thanked them for their courage. “Thank you for driving across this country to make your voices heard, for taking a stand, and...
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has concerns that the very fabric of our country is being threatened by the devastating impact of low crude oil prices, our inability to get energy resources to global markets, and the increasing tensions between Canadians who live in resource-producing regions and other parts of Canada. “Saskatchewan’s high standard of living is reliant on a...
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...

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