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  • Ducks In the Water this Sunday

    A previous year's Duck Derby raceThe Swift Current Creek will have a bunch of rubber duckies in it this Sunday for the 24th annual Southwest Crisis Services' Duck Derby, in conjunction with Innovation Credit Union's Picnic Inn the Park.Southwest Crisis Se...
  • Water Starting to Come Back On

    City crews at workAfter a sudden outage this morning, water services in parts of Swift Current are starting to be restored. Unforseen problems with a planned shutdown of the 6th Ave NE booster station for a water main tie-in led to homes and bus...
  • Groups in Shaunavon Invited to Apply for Lottery Grants

    Application forms are now available for the Saskatchewan Lotteries 2012 Community Grant Program in Shaunavon. Based on the town's population, a certain amount of funds will be made available to groups in the community who have a sport/culture/recreation ...
  • Another Disruption Scheduled at Shaunavon Hospital

    There will be another disruption of service tonight at the Shaunavon Hospital and Care Centre.From 5:00pm this afternoon until 8:00am tomorrow morning, there will be no emergency outpatient services and no inpatient admissions available at the facility du...
  • City Taking On New Flood Map Study

    The City fights rising flood waters along Swift Current Creek in Ashley Park last spring The City of Swift Current is taking steps to prepare for any future flooding, engaging Golder Associates to do a flood hazard mapping study."It really will give us a...
  • SIAST Instructors Not Happy With Union

    A rift in the SIAST Union has led to some possible changes in the near future. The week started with a new contract on Tuesday and some of the instructors represented by the Saskatchewan Government Employees Union announced they no longer want to be repr...
  • Water Main Upgrade on 6th Ave

    The City of Swift Current will shut down the 6th Ave booster station on Thursday, May 31. The City retained a contractor to commence the installation of a new water main in 2011. This main crosses the Swift Current Creek and 6th Ave NE, in the area east ...
  • Picnic Inn the Park this Sunday

    A previous Southwest Crisis Services' Duck Derby in conjunction with Innovation Credit Union's Picnic Inn the ParkA long-time tradition in Swift Current returns this Sunday with Innovation Credit Union's 31st Annual "Picnic Inn the Park".It goes from...
  • Schafer Encouraged by Census Numbers

                                      Swift Current Mayor Jerrod SchaferSwift Current's Mayor ...
  • Recycle Depot Staying Open Through Paving

    Swift Current's Recycle Depot Major construction will get underway at Swift Current's Recycle Depot, but it should be business as usual otherwise.The city will start resurfacing the yard this morning, but the depot will remain open with the bins moved for...
  • Nurses Ratify New Contract

    Saskatchewan nurses have voted 92.4% in favour of accepting a two-year contract that includes a lump-sum payment in lieu of a wage increase in the first year.Union president Rosalee Longmoore says the time frame allows the union to watch Alberta nurses a...
  • Elhard Happy With New Rural Health Minister

    Cypress Hills MLA Wayne Elhard With healthcare staffing challenges in the Southwest, and especially in Shaunavon, Cypress Hills MLA Wayne Elhard took considerable interest in one part of the recent provincial cabinet shuffle.Biggar MLA Randy Weekes was ap...
  • Fatal Crash Near Vanguard

    Police are investigating the fatal crash that took the life of a 22-year-old Swift Current man.A boat detached from the truck that was carrying it on Highway 43 near Vanguard and ran into a van coming in the opposite direction.The passenger of the van w...
  • B12 Test Result Issues

    Doctors across Saskatchewan are contacting patients as a result of a problem with vitamin B12 test results from the past two years.But Saskatchewan Chief Medical Health Officer, Dr. Moira McKinnon, said it's only in rare cases."In very few people, there's...
  • Shaunavon Police Report

    It was a busy weekend for Shauanvon RCMP and fire crews.Shaunavon RCMP arrested 27-year-old Tanya Smith and 31 -year-old Joey McConnell, both of Medicine Hat, after an HP Pavilion laptop from Legacy Computers in Shaunavon was stolen last Wednesday, May 23...
  • Census Counts Fewer Seniors in Swift Current

    More results from the 2011 Census show that Swift Current may be getting younger, despite an overall increase in the number of seniors in Canada.The age and sex data released by Stats Canada on Tuesday shows a 14.1% increase in the number of people aged 6...
  • Snow Hits Cypress Hills

    A large amount of snow fell on the Cypress Hills this past weekend (Photo: Glenda Lee Allan)Old man winter came out of hiding over the weekend and hit Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park with a large dump of snow, affecting campers, cabin owners and ...
  • New Partner and New Tent for Market Square

    The opening day of last summer's Swift Current Market Square Swift Current is planning bigger and better things for their summer market square.The city is hoping to draw around 5000 people into the downtown core every Saturday throughout the summer, and t...
  • Rural RCMP Reporting Fuel Thefts

    RCMP are investigating a number of thefts and break and enters, both in Swift Current and the surrounding area.The Rural Detachment is reporting two incidents of fuel theft in the Stewart Valley and McMahon areas, where diesel fuel was stolen from grader...
  • B&Es and Thefts Continue in the City

    Break and enters, along with thefts, continue to trouble Swift Current businesses. Police are investigating a break and enter last week at Fine Furniture Oasis where numerous flat screen TVs, DVD players and electronics were stolen.Details are also being...