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Today, the Government of Saskatchewan announced that all classes in Saskatchewan pre K-12 Schools will be suspended indefinitely, effective March 20, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For the period of March 16 to March 19, pre K-12 classes will wind down. This means that parents who are able to keep children home...
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to make its way across the nation, the “Taste of the Arts” fundraiser on March 28 has been POSTPONED until further notice. This decision follows an earlier postponement of the “Black Tie NHL Hockey Draft” Fundraiser originally scheduled for April 6. Individuals who have already purchased tickets for both of these events will have...
Today SaskTel announced plans to assist customers during the global COVID-19 pandemic by waiving all data overage charges for SaskTel Wireless (postpaid and prepaid) and fusion Internet customers who will be working from home and remotely. Effective March 17th to March 31st, 2020, there will be no data overage charges (domestic data) for business or consumer customers, on SaskTel’s postpaid Wireless plans, noSTRINGS ...
In an effort to minimize and contain the spread of COVID-19, the Saskatchewan Health Authority is implementing visitor restrictions effective immediately for SHA-operated hospitals, clinics, community and continuing care facilities. For patients who are in critical care or high acuity units in SHA hospitals, visitors will be restricted to one at a time, unless...
It will surely be a world of pure imagination - and athleticism - this weekend, as Swift Current Skating Club brings to life the famed Roald Dahl classic, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. “The three coaches, myself, Shaila Humphrey, and Jenna Reimer, brainstormed and came up with it ,” explained Dorothy Gillis,...
Hockey Canada announced on Thursday evening that it is canceling all sanctioned activities in response to the Coronavirus. The Saskatchewan Hockey Association posted the following statement on its website: To: SHA Membership From: Kelly McClintock, General Manager Re: Hockey Canada Decision in Response to Coronavirus...
***UPDATE*** The missing female Rita Marie Corona FINK has been located safe and is with Family. RCMP would like to thank the Media and the Public for there assistance. Original RCMP release: The Swift Current Municipal RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating...
The Swift Current Comprehensive High School debate team was invited to the Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association provincial debate tournament over the weekend. After having such a successful season, the team was excited to show their learned skills. The group sent their two coaches, six moderators and one debate team. They had multiple teams that qualified, but...
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The Saskatchewan RCMP would like to advise the public of inclement weather in the western part of the province that is affecting road conditions. Maidstone RCMP have responded to multiple motor vehicle incidents since late this afternoon, including collisions and vehicles in the ditch. Officers are reporting blizzard-like conditions with reduced to zero visibility,...
The Swift Current Municipal RCMP would like to advise, and further remind motorists, that they MUST STOP for school buses when the school bus has the Stop Arm out with their flashing lights activated. This applies to either direction of travel on the roadway that the bus is stopped on, including one ways. The Swift Current Municipal...
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