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The Family Resource Centre Swift Current Inc. is the 2021 Saskatchewan recipient of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award (COFLA). The COFLA is given each year to a recipient in each province and territory, recognizing outstanding achievement, innovative practice and excellence in literacy. Saskatchewan's theme for 2021 is community literacy leadership, and the...
The sizzling summer in the Southwest continued on Saturday, with the region recording four of the 25 new daily maximum temperature records set on August 14. Environment Canada reported that Swift Current established a new high temperature mark of 36.5 Celsius, which erased the previous mark of 35.0 set in 1892. The new record...
Swift Current’s Abby Sauder will suit up for the Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s volleyball team in the Alberta College Athletic Association next season. Sauder is a left side who will join the Kodiaks after training extensively with Team Saskatchewan this summer. “Abby is an exciting pick-up for us,” says Kodiaks head...
The federal and provincial governments have agreed to increase the 2021 AgriStability interim benefit payment percentage from 50 per cent to 75 per cent for Saskatchewan producers. "My heart goes out to those farmers and ranchers feeling the impacts of the drought. We are working closely with provinces to get farm families the support...
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is advising the public of a pair of instances of increased COVID-19 activity in Swift Current. The SHA is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 for individuals who attended the Swift Current Rodeo and Cabaret at Kinetic Exhibition Park on Friday, July 23, in addition to customers of the Railway...
Detours remain in place while emergency crews respond to a train derailment near Cabri late Tuesday afternoon. Shortly after 6 p.m. on July 27, RCMP members from Swift Current, local EMS crews and Fire Departments responded to a train derailment on the rail line which runs adjacent to Highway #32. No...
The newly formed Swift Current Cricket Association will hold a ‘Exhibition Kick-off and Player Recruitment Dayn’ which will take place Saturday, July 24 starting at 4 p.m. Anyone interested in learning about cricket, trying out the sport, or registering as a player is invited to come out. Spectators are also welcome. The event will...
The Swift Current Municipal RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in finding the person(s) responsible for the theft of a number of firearms during a break and enter in Swift Current. RCMP report that sometime between 2 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 14, a residence in the 200 block of 6th Ave....
The Swift Current Municipal RCMP have issued a statement advising the community of an increased number of fraud complaints over the past weeks. The RCMP are currently investigating a series of fraud complaints in Swift Current in response to numerous complaints from victims of fraud. “There are a wide variety of...
The U14 Sonic won two lopsided games at the Swift Current Recreation Complex on Saturday against the Moose Jaw Ice and the Kindersley Royals.  In the morning game against the Moose Jaw Ice the Sonic offense was on display early as they scored 14 runs in the first three innings to jump out to...

Weather

Swift Current, Saskatchewan
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