Kettle Coordinating Gets Delores This Weeks Eagle Applause

Delores wins EA

For the past seven or 8 years Delores Heinrichs has helped the Salvation Army coordinate volunteers to man the Christmas kettles around the community and for that reason she gets this weeks Eagle Applause!! Thanks for being a dedicated volunteer Delores and helping out with this great charity. We hooked her up with a gift card from Schultz's Ranch Country Meats in Morse where I know they can make you a delicious Christmas ham among other tasty eats for the holidays!!

You can nominate someone for an Eagle Applause too by following this link and every Friday we award someone with the Eagle Applause. 


Big Weekend For The Broncos

TB Toss

Let's litter the ice with teddy bears, toques, mitts, and scarves Friday night.

It's a big weekend For the Swift Current Broncos as they host the Calgary Hitmen Friday and the top team in the WHL & CHL, the Regina Pats on Sunday. Friday night's game is the annual teddy bear toss in support of the Salvation Army Christmas campaign. When the Broncos score their first goal throw your teddy bears, toques, scarves, and mitts on the ice. The Broncos are also saluting 4-H Friday night.  Puck drop Friday is 7pm and Sunday the puck drops at 4pm. 

Let's have the iplex rocking and help the team pick up a couple wins. get your tickets by calling 306-773-1509 or going to 


Beat The Santa Bulge This Christmas

Santa Bulge

(photo courtesy of Central Avenue Physio-Therapy Facebook page)

It's back for another year...Beat The Santa Bulge with Central Avenue Physio-Thereapy. A way to help you count the calories and watch the pounds with all the Christmas feasting and drinking this festive season. It runs from December 1 to January 31 and is a challenge to stay active for the holidays. The cost is $60 which includes full access to the CAPT gym as well as a pre-body comp and a post-body comp after 2 months that will determine the winner. 

There are some great prizes up for grabs and to register call CAPT 306-773-8313.


Christmas Tree Lighting a Huge Success


Golden West Radio took to the streets of Swift Current on Thusday to hand out choclate for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony! Thank you to our partners, Dickson Agencies and Innovation Credit Union for their support!


Nathan & Kenton Get This Week's Eagle Applause

NK Centre

Nathan and Kenton from the Centre in Swift Current do an awesome job week in and week out making sure the youth in the community have a safe place to hang out and always have fun...for those reasons they get this week's Eagle Applause. We gave them a gift card from Schultz's Ranch Country Meats in Morse. Keep up the great work guys!!!

You can nominate someone for an Eagle Applause too by clicking on this link Every Friday we hand out the Eagle Applause :) 


Christmas Campaign Underway For Local Salvation Army

Major Don pic

Major Don Grad of the Salvation Army/Swift Current stopped by the Eagle morning show Monday.

The Chrismas campaign is getting into full swing for the local Salvation Army. The Miracle Room in the Swift Current Mall opened on Saturday and features the Angel Tree. People can take an angel off the tree, and purchase a gift for a child. The Christmas kettles will be out in numerous locations around the city over the next several weeks, so please drop a few coins or some paper money in them.  The CP Holiday Train will roll into Swift Current on Tuesday, December 6 and is set to arrive around 12:15pm with The Odds and Dallas Smith on board this year. It goes to support the campaign as well.

If you'd like to volunteer for or support this year's Christmas campaign stop by the Salvation Army offices at 780 first avenue northwest or give them a call at 306-778-0515.




Downtown Tree Lighting Next Week

Tree lighting

(The Market Square was packed for last years tree lighting)

It's the unofficial kick off to the festive season in Swift Current. The downtown Christmas tree lighting is set for Thursday, November 24 at the Market Square. Santa is set to arrive at 7pm and shortly after his arrival the tree will be lit up!! The evening will also include hot chocolate, treat bags for the kids, horse and wagon rides, and Christmas carols from Central School choir and Ecole Centennial School choir.

People are being asked to be there by 6:30 to 6:45.

Pitching In For SC Minor Ball Gets Bryce This Weeks Eagle Applause

Bryce EA

Bryce Martin is this weeks recipient of the Eagle Applause.  Bryce volunteers for Swift Current Minor Ball and has also helped out at Comp Colt football games. Bryce wins a gift card from Schultz's Ranch Country Meats in Morse. Keep up the good work Bryce and thanks for volunteering in our community!

If you'd like to nominate someone for an Eagle Applause, click this link

Every week we award someone with the Eagle Applause for Schultz's Ranch Country Meats in Morse.


Battle Of The Southwest Tonight

Great Plains College Logo

The 11th annual Battle Of The Southwest volleyball match between the Great Plains College Sundogs and Millar College of The Bible is being held tonight (Thursday) starting at 6:30 at Irwin School. There will be both men's and women's games and the admission is free.

There will also be a concession stand and Sundogs clothing for sale. The Sundogs and Millar have a long standing rivalry which always makes for some high level, entertaining volleyball.

All ages are welcome and organizers are hoping for great support from the community.


Remembrance Day Service & Events In Swift Current

a poppy

Lest we forget...Remembrance Day services will be held in communities across our great nation this Friday, November 11.

In Swift Current, The cadets will be holding an honor guard at the cenotaph from midnight November 11 until 9:00am that morning, followed by a parade to the cenotaph with wreath laying.

The Remembrance Day service for the general public will be held at the Comp High School starting at 10:50am Friday morning.

Be sure to wear a poppy and attend a Remembrance Day service in your community this November 11. is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.