Linda Gets This Week's Eagle Applause

Linda HD

Congratulations to this week's Eagle Applause winner Linda Heinrichs-Demorest!!

Linda is a teacher and was nominated by one of her students, Violet for being an awesome, fun teacher and helping her with her reading. It was perfect timing to applause Linda with students going back to school in the Chinook School Division next Thursday, September 1. Good luck to all students and staff and have a great year.

You can nominate someone for an Eagle Applause  by clicking the link at

Every Friday we'll award someone with a gift card from Schultz Ranch Country Meats in Morse.


Rusty Cage Fun Run This Saturday

Rusty cage

(poster courtesy Rusty Cage Fun Run Facebook Page)

The seventh annual Rusty Cage Fun Run is set to go this Saturday, August 27 from the Buffalo Brew Pub. Last year there were 85 participants and organizers are hoping for that many or more this year. If you'd like to take part or make a donation call Steve at 306-774-7783 or stop by the Brew Pub and ask for Craig.

The run will roll out at 10:30 Saturday mornng and will go by the Market Square at about 10:35 on it's way out of town. There's also an after party at the Brew Pub that everyone is welcome to. This year's proceeds are supporting Stars Air Ambulance.

Broncos Open Training Camp This Week

Bronco camp

I don't know if anything get's me as excited as another season of Broncos hockey!!

The Broncos open training camp this Wednesday, August 24 and there's alot of optimism around this year's team with a new coach and the nucleus of the club eligible to return.

The Broncos begin the 2016-17 regular season with their home opener on Friday, September 23 against the Saskatoon Blades. You can catch all 72 Bronco regular season games on your Bronco station the Eagle 94.1 and streaming at

Go Broncos go and we'll see you at the iplex!!

Our Last Two Eagle Applause Winners

Louis Cherpin

Louis Cherpin accepts on behalf of the RM of Swift Current Fire Department

Hugh Henry

Ken Audette presents Hugh Henry with his Eagle Applause

Congratulations to our last two Eagle Applause winners; Louis Cherpin, who accepted on behalf of the RM of Swift Current Fire Department. They're a dedicated group of volunteers who make sacrifices to fight fires and keep people safe.

Hugh Henry has been a long time volunteer for such events and organizations as Doc's Town, the Windscape Kite Festival, and Lyric Theatre.

Thanks guys and for all you do this Eagle Applause is for you!! YOu can nominate someone also by clicking the Eagle Applause link at


Family Fun At Fountain Tire This Saturday


Fountain Tire in Swift Current is celebrating their 60th anniversary with a fun event for the whole family this Saturday, August 20.

There's a bbq, movie, and more and everyone is welcome. You can see all the details on the above poster. Plan to bring your family out to this fun evening on Saturday and congratulations to Fountain Tire on 60 years in the community!!

New Allied Arts Council Season Opens Next Month


Tara Christiansen and the Swift Current Allied Arts Council are excited for the 2016-17 Stars For Saskatchewan concert series. The new season opens September 22 with an Eagles tribute band called Hotel California.

You can hear the full lineup and how to get tickets here:

Be sure to check out a show or several this season. The Allied Arts Council has a great cross section of artists and entertainers and have included something for all tastes.




SPCA Hosting Pets In The Park This Sunday, August 21


(poster courtesy Swift Current SPCA Facebook page)

It's a new summer SPCA event celebrating families and their pets! Join them this Sunday, August 21 for the first "Pets in the Park" event in Riverside Park.

Sign up for "Pets in the Park Promenade" dog walk, collect pledges for the SPCA, walk the 2.5 km route at 1:30pm and get your "pawsport" stamped to enter for great prizes. Contact [email protected]m or call 306-773-1292 for pledge packages or more info. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY AUG 17 FOR THE WALK.

Bring the whole family out from 12-5pm.  Enjoy a barbeque from 12-2, kids' games, sparkle tattoos, the Kin Train, activities and entertainment. Have fun and help the SPCA with all the awesome work they do for the fur babies!!

Indians vs Edmonton For The 2016 WMBL Title

Indians Yorkton

The Swift Current Indians will take on the Edmonton Prospects for the 2016 WMBL championship.

Games one and two will go tonight (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday) at Mitchell Field with both games starting at 7. The Indians are on a roll having swept Weyburn and Yorkton on their way to the final while Edmonton has gotten hot at the right time and upset Medicine Hat in their semi-final series to reach the 2016 championship.

It should be a great series to let's make sure the park is packed for games one and two. Go tribe go!!!


I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream!!


(poster courtesy DQ Facebook page)

Buy a blizzard and make a miracle this Thursday :)

On Miracle Treat Day, net proceeds from every blizzard sold at participating DQ locations, including Swift Current, will be donated to Children's Miracle Network Member Hospitals. Every day, 4900 children enter a Children's Miracle Network Hospital for treatment. Help DQ help local kids by purchasing a blizzard this Thursday, August 11.

Any day is a good day for ice cream, but especially this Thursday, August 11 to support this great cause.

Take A Stroll During Sidewalk Days


(Photo courtesy Sidewalk Days Facebook page)

Plan to do some strolling on Central Avenue in Swift Current this Thursday, Friday, & Saturday for Sidewalk Days. The three day event will feature over 30 businesses with a wide variety of awesome stuff including tasty food, sidewalk sales, new products and even some up and coming new businesses!!

The Eagle and Goldenwest Radio will also be set up in front of our studios at 134 Central Avenue North so be sure to stop by and enter our draw barrels for a chance to win free golf at the Elmwood Golf & Country Club and an overnight stay at the Medicine Hat Lodge.

Downtown Swift Current will be booming this week for Sidewalk Days so make sure you're a part of it!! is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.