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Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Wednesday, November 13, 2019


Numerous Southwest RMs issue municipal fire bans

Seven additional Southwest Rural Municipalities have issued fire bans in response to the dry conditions being experienced across Saskatchewan. Effective immediately, fire bans have been...

Swift Current RCMP safely locate 40 year-old woman possibly in need of medical attention

UPDATE: Swift Current RCMP are reporting that they have safely located a 40 year-old woman they were seeking and have transported her to hospital. On...

Southwest Booster turns 50

Volume 1, Issue 1 of the Southwest Booster rolled off the press for distribution on May 8, 1969. From that modest eight page edition 50...

Earth Rangers inspires students to be more conservation active

A quartet of animal stars were the centre of attention during a school presentation at O.M. Irwin School on May 2. During an hour long...

Southwest felt the worst of Sunday’s blizzard

The Southwest took the brunt of the blizzard which passed through Saskatchewan on Sunday. Environment Canada is reporting that the Eastend area received 45 centimetres...

Travel not recommended in midst of blizzard conditions across the Southwest

Blizzard conditions are wreaking havoc on travel in the Southwest, with RCMP responding to a series of accidents along the TransCanada Highway. The Highway Hotline...

Swift Current RCMP seeking assistance in identifying road rage suspects

The Swift Current Municipal RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three male suspects in connection with a road-rage incident on Monday, April...

Finning steps forward to sponsor triathlon event at Western Canada Summer Games

A special celebration was held last Wednesday to recognize Finning Canada stepping forward as a gold sponsor for the Western Canada Summer Games. Finning Canada...

Amisha Hockridge will have dream trip fulfilled by Make-A-Wish

After seeing specialists and the inside of doctor’s offices and operating rooms for much of her 15 years, Amisha Hockridge wants to see something...

Large rally hosted March 15 to take a stand against racism

A crowd of close to 100 people were in Swift Current’s Market Square on March 15 to take a stand against racism. The recent event...


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