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There are a growing number of COVID-19 positive cases and rising level of transmission within communities and communal living venues in southwest and west-central Saskatchewan. While some cases have links to communal settings, it is crucial to note that there are also several other, unrelated increases in cases in this geographical area. This overall increased level of...
Visitor restrictions at Cypress Regional Hospital and at long-term care homes in south west and west central SaskatchewanSouthwest Booster Staff -
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is asking the public for their support and cooperation in order to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As a result of an increased risk for COVID-19 in the south west and west central areas of Saskatchewan, visitation at Cypress Regional Hospital, as well as long-term care homes...
The Swift Current Barracudas Swim Club, along with four other Swim Saskatchewan clubs, was able to cautiously return to the pool last week following provincial and national guidelines. “Thanks to Swim Sask, City of Swift Current, and especially our club president Erica Ewert for helping us to return to our ‘happy place,’” said head...
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is warning of an emergent situation in the southwest and west central areas of the province. As a result of aggressive contact tracing and testing, the SHA has identified additional individuals with COVID-19 in south west and west central Saskatchewan. Some of these individuals are linked to known chains of transmission and some...
The last two Saskatchewan junior women's champions are the day one leaders at the 2020 event in Swift Current. 2019 winner Autumn Neiszner and 2018 champion Brooklin Fry both shot opening rounds of 7-over, 79 at the Elmwood Golf Club in the 70th edition of the provincial championship. Neiszner started strong...
Saskatchewan Health Authority advises of possible COVID-19 exposure at several businesses in Swift Current and areaSouthwest Booster Staff -
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is issuing an advisory after confirmation that individuals were at several businesses in the Swift Current have now tested positive for COVID-19 as of July 11. Anyone who attended these businesses during the listed times should be monitoring for symptoms. If symptoms develop, please isolate immediately and contact 811. For...
Southern Saskatchewan had a mixed bag of damaging weather conditions during the storm front which roared across the province on July 7. A line of severe thunderstorms struck the region in the afternoon, with extreme weather persisting into the early evening in the Southwest.There were reports of nickel-sized hail in Golden Prairie, while extreme...
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Three teens are dead following a fatal two vehicle collision on a grid road north of Waldeck on Wednesday night. The Swift Current Rural RCMP reported that just after 9 p.m. on June 24, a car with five occupants collided with a pickup truck driven by a lone male on a narrow roadway with...
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A number of openings are being announced today as part of Re-Open Saskatchewan Phase 4.2. Effective on Monday, June 29, the province will allow the re-opening of libraries, museums, galleries, movie theatres and live theatres. Other re-opening dates in this phase will be announced over the coming weeks, allowing for activity...
The Swift Current Municipal RCMP are crediting a call regarding suspicious activity with a pair of arrests. The RCMP received a call advising of a suspicious person sleeping in a vehicle in the City limits during a call on June 22. Through the investigation police seized $700 in cash, drug Paraphernalia, and four grams...
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