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The Saskatchewan Medical Association (SMA) and the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) are demanding stronger action by the provincial government to blunt the fourth wave of the pandemic. As record-high COVID-19 case numbers exhaust health-care workers and strain hospital capacity to the limits, the SMA and SUN are imploring the government to enact the...
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has enhanced its immunization efforts to again offer a blend of bookable, outreach and walk-in vaccine clinics. “While we’ve made great progress in immunizing Saskatchewan, we have to keep evolving our strategies to meet the needs of the public,” said Derek Miller, Commander, SHA Emergency Operations Centre. “Allowing more...
The Swift Current Comp. Colts scored three late goals to draw the visiting Moose Jaw AE Peacock Tornadoes 4-4 in the Moose Jaw High School Soccer League on Saturday. Peacock capitalized on early opportunities to take a 3-0 lead by the beginning of the second half. The Colts managed to net a goal off...
The Saskatchewan Health Authority has provided updated information about the COVID test and assessment site at the former Central Medical Clinic (1061 Central Ave. N. in the Hillside Plaza). The local assessment site is designed to reduce the wait time in the emergency room at the Cypress Regional Hospital and reduce the volume of...
Team Chinook won the CMX Inter-City Match Play Golf Championship last weekend as they defeated the Elmwood Golf Course team that was trying to defend the cup against the Chinook Golf Course in this yearly competition. Saturday’s competition was held at Chinook Golf Course with the first round being Best Ball. Team Chinook would...
A full 98 per cent of school-aged COVID cases during a recent 18 day period in Saskatchewan came from unimmunized or partly immunized households. In a review of the 1,643 confirmed COVID-19 cases between August 20 and September 7, 334 school age children had contracted COVID. The majority of these identified cases (189 cases...
The Swift Current Comp. Colts Soccer team won their season opener with a 3-2 victory over Yorkton in Moose Jaw on the weekend. The scoring was opened when Zachary Kielo netted the 1-0 lead. Two additional goals were added by Rowan Reimer. Veteran goalkeeper Jared Steinley saved a last-minute penalty kick to secure the...
In response to Saskatchewan’s record high COVID-19 cases the Chinook School Division is requiring students and staff to wear masks in all indoor areas of school effective Friday, September 17. In an update made to their Return to School Plan, Chinook has mandated the new masking policy in response to Chinook schools seeing an...
The Swift Current Comp. Ardens made a triumphant return to the pitch in Moose Jaw with a pair of lopsided victories on Saturday in their first matches in 687 days. The 11-time defending Moose Jaw High School Girls Soccer League champions opened the season with a 10-3 win over the Yorkton Sacred Heart Saints....
The Swift Current Municipal RCMP are requesting for assistance from the public. At approximately 2:25 p.m. on Wednesday September 8, four individuals, two females and two males, entered a business on the 900 Block of Central Avenue. The two females entered together, while the males entered at different times. A few minutes later, the two females exited...

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