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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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Southwest Booster Staff

Southwest Booster Staff
The Swift Current Southwest Booster is your best source of community news, sports and weather in Southwest Saskatchewan.
Editor: My name is Omar Murray and I am a school bus driver from Maple Creek. I am very concerned about the changes mentioned in the Perrins Governance Review Report. I can hardly believe these ideas, which completely demolish our school system, were developed in a three week span. These are recommendations that need to be deliberated and well thought out,...
Editor: I am writing this to try to end the Stigma of the disease of “addiction” or as I would rather have it referred to as SUD (Substance Use Disorder). Three years ago, my son passed away while struggling with the cunning, baffling, powerful disease of SUD. I have finally received the coroner’s report which listed “undetermined causes” as manner of death. To...
Thanks to the busiest fourth quarter on record, the Swift Current real estate market ended 2016 on a very busy note. According to MLS® statistics for the city, there were 70 residential sales in the final three months of the year, which was four more than the boom year of 2007. City real estate agent Kelsey Adam of Century 21...
Weather watchers in Southern Saskatchewan can expect a colder than normal winter in 2017, punctuated by some big temperature swings, according to Jeff Woodward’s annual pig spleen forecast. Woodward continues the tradition of pig-spleen weather predicting made popular by Gus Wickstrom, but Woodward has further elevated the popularity of the forecast by participating in a Pig Spleen Prognostication Party at...
A large SaskPower building is currently making the move from Swift Current to Assiniboia where it will be utilized by SaskPower crews in Assiniboia. Swift Current Light and Power had a temporary power outage to allow the building to be safely negotiated through narrow City streets. The move is also being coordinated with CP Rail, CN Rail plus SaskPower. Neufeld Building...
Swift Current Municipal RCMP are reporting they have confirmed the safety and well-being of Deborah Dion from Swift Current. The 39-year-old Swift Current woman had previously been reported missing on January 23 after she had not been heard from in over a week. Dion's family has been updated regarding her safety. RCMP are thanking the public for their assistance with this...
Swift Current motorists and pedestrians continue to feel the slippery after effects of a weekend freezing rain which has caused extremely ice conditions on city streets and sidewalks. The extremely icy conditions have prompted the City of Swift Current to issue a news release advising caution when venturing outdoors. City of Swift Current crews have been sanding streets since Saturday in...
Swift Current’s Minor Baseball teams will known as the 57’s for the coming season, following the lead of Swift Current’s Western Major Baseball League franchise in dumping the Indians team name. All Swift Current rep teams playing in the AA and AAA levels will be called the 57’s, plus they will also adopt the new logo and colour schemes previously...
Swift Current Municipal RCMP have obtained an arrest warrant for a city man wanted in connection to the seizure of a large amount of suspected stolen property. Back on January 17, the Swift Current Municipal RCMP, with the assistance of the Swift Current Rural RCMP, executed a search warrant at #15 - 701 11th Ave. N.W. where they located the...
Lorna Sather from Kyle started 2017 off with a bang, winning $100,000 on a Lotto Max ticket from the December 23, 2016 drawing. She didn’t immediately know she was a winner, as she had tucked the winning ticket away in her wallet. She remembered she had an unchecked ticket while buying a new ticket for an upcoming draw. “I only realized...


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