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Saskatchewan’s vaccination age eligibility age will drop three times this week as the provincial vaccination delivery system kicks into a higher gear. The vaccination booking system began the week booking appointments for individuals aged 29 an over, with that age dropping to 26 on Wednesday, down to 23 on Friday, and further down to...
Starting Tuesday morning an important downtown Swift Current intersection will be closed for a six to eight week period in order to complete a major construction project. The intersection of Chaplin St. W. and 1st Ave. N.W. will be closed for the remainder of May and into mid to late June in order to...
Southwest residents aged 35 will be eligible for the age-based immunization program starting at 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 6. This eligibility applies to all immunization clinics (booked appointments, pharmacies, drive-thru clinics, walk-in clinics, and any mobile clinics that are available). Both the online saskatchewan.ca/covid19-vaccine booking system, plus the telephone booking system 1-833-SASKVAX (1-833-727-5829)...
A selection of over 50 business from across the Southwest are featuring their products and services on the newly launched Shop Southwest (www.shopsouthwest.ca) website. Shop Southwest, developed by the Swift Current and District Chamber of Commerce and with the financial support of Community Futures Southwest and the City of Swift Current, was launched on...
For the past 34 years, SaskAbilities Swift Current region has celebrated the season and the spirit of Ability Bowl. More than the opportunity to bowl, it is an event filled with camaraderie, goodwill, generosity, and above all else, fun. However, the pandemic continues to pose a significant risk to public health with any large...
Motorists will be detoured around a portion of Cheadle St. W. this week to allow crews to complete a conversion project from overhead to underground power line. The downtown road closure began on Sunday, and plans are to have the portion of Cheadle St. W. closed from 1st Ave. N.W. to Central Ave. N....
The Swift Current Broncos finished without a win against the Brandon Wheat Kings this season after a 6-1 loss on Wednesday. Five different players scored for the Wheat Kings at they finished three-for-six on the power play at the Subway Hub Centre in Regina. Nolan Ritchie scored twice, while Lynden McCallum, Rylan Thiessen, Brett...
A SaskPower planned power outage occurring from midnight to 4 a.m. early Thursday morning will impact approximately 3,100 customers in Maple Creek and surrounding region. SaskPower is reminding residents in the communities of Maple Creek, Piapot, Tompkins, Cypress Hills, Golden Prairie, and surrounding rural areas of the early April 22 planned outage. The outage...
The Saskatchewan Health Authority will be lowering the eligibility age for COVID-19 vaccine bookings down to ages 48 and older effective Friday morning. At 8 a.m. on Friday, April 16, any Saskatchewan resident aged 60 and over will be able to access the COVID-19 vaccination appointment booking system. Both the online...
A rise in the number of COVID-19 variants of concern in multiple communities in the Southwest has prompted the Saskatchewan Health Authority to issue a public alert of the increased of these variants in this corner of the province. As of April 14, there have been 48 variants of concern identified in the South...

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