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Win With The Eagle At 9...2...5!!

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Starting this Monday, July 25 we'll be heading to various locations around Swift Current at 9am, 2pm, and 5pm. When you hear us announce where we're at, be the first person to get to our location,  spot our community cruiser and win awesome prizes including golf passes to Sask. Landing Golf Resort and Elmwood Golf Club, gift cards for BP's, The Brick, Comm Centre, Black Bridge Brewery merchandise, and overnight stays at Medicine Hat Lodge. Find us and win at 9...2...5 with the Eagle!!

Southwest Saskatchewan Celebrations

Plenty of communities all over southwest Saskatchewan are hosting celebrations and festivities this week and weekend.

Shaunavon will host it's annual Boomtown Days Friday through Sunday with a rodeo, pancake breakfast, parade, Sunday in the park and more.

In Eastend they've got their annual Dino Days all weekend with the curling/golf classic, a parade, pancake breakfast, fireworks, and more.

Lac Pelletier is holding it's annual Shake The Lake Shingding Saturday night, and the Cowtown Rodeo kicks off in Maple Creek Wednesday night and runs through Friday.

Lots of fun and parties planned all over the great southwest...enjoy!!

This Week's Eagle Applause Goes To Erna

Congratulations to Erna King, who gets this week's Eagle Applause!! Erna was nominated for her many years of volunteering with the Swift Current Indians ball team. She wins a gift card from Schultz Ranch Country Meats in Morse. Thanks for your many years of  help Erna.

You can nominate someone too by going to the quick link menu here http://www.swiftcurrentonline.com/eagle-applause.

Every Friday we'll applause someone and give them a gift card for Schultz Ranch Country Meats...The Taste Of Tradition From The Heart Of Ranch Country.

Big Racing Weekend Coming Up

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Drag Races

This weekend is a big weekend in Swift Current for car and race enthusiasts. Both the Swift Current Drag Racing Association and Speedy Creek Racing Association have races scheduled. We'll try to turn the taps off and dry things up first.

The Drag races will kick off with Friday Fun Night on Friday evening with gates opening at 7pm and racing starting at 8pm and going until dark, there's also racing scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

The Speedy Creek Racing Association is hosting their Family Day on Friday and Fan Appreciation on Saturday with races both evenings starting at 7pm.

The Eagle has tickets to give away for all the races Wednesday and Thursday morning.

 

This Week's Eagle Acknowledgement

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Lenora

Last weekend's Frontier Days was a fantastic party and for all their hard work Tracey and Lenora from the Swift Current Ag & Ex are accepting this week's Eagle Acknowledgement for Schultz Ranch Country Meats in Morse on behalf of all the hard working crew at the Ag & Ex and the hundreds of dedicated volunteers that work so hard to make Frontier Days happen.  Well done again all!!!

Do you know someone who deserves a pat on the back, a tip of the hat, a little recognition for all they do? Someone who volunteers, helps out, pitches in, is always willing to help out to make our community a better place to live? Nominate them today for the Eagle Acknowledgement. Send us your nominees by calling or texting the Eagle at 306-773-0941 or emailing [email protected] Every Friday we'll award a deserving nominee with a gift card from Schultz Ranch Country Meats in Morse, "The Taste of Tradition from the Heart of Ranch Country".

Charity Car Wash & BBQ This Saturday

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(poster courtesy The Center Facebook page)

The Center in Swift Current are hosting a charity car wash and bbq this Saturday at Kevin's Ultimate Detail to raise money to send kids to summer camp.

Everyone is welcome to stop by Saturday and give your auto a bath, have a bite to eat for lunch and support this great cause!!

Frontier Days In The Books, Next Up Chautauqua

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(poster courtesy Lyric Theatre Facebook page)

Frontier Days 2016 is over for another year and what a party it was!! Congratulations to Natasha Descoteaux, the winner of our Eagle prize pack at the fair; tickets to see Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, and Sixx AM plus a hotel stay in Medicine Hat on September 16.

The next big event on the calendar in Swift Current is the Chautauqua Summer Theatre Festival that starts this Thursday, July 7 at the Lyric Theatre. This year's line up of shows is fantastic and you can get tickets for any or all at Pharmasave. The Eagle is also giving away prize packs to Chautauqua this week so listen for your chance to win. 

More information on Chautauqua can be found here: http://www.lyrictheatre.ca/chautauqua2016new.html

 

Frontier Days Off & Running

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Ken and Lexi

Frontier Days got underway Wednesday with a huge crowd out for the WW Smith pancake breakfast. Pictured above is Mayor Jerrod Schafer marking the Frontier Days brand to officially launch this year's fair, and Frontier Days Ambassador Lexi Hicks with Eagle morning man Ken Audette.

Frontier Days continues with day two today. The gates to Kinetic Park open at noon and go around number one of the CCA Rodeo is tonight at 7. Tomorrow (Canada Day) features the Frontier Days parade starting from the iplex at 10am and this year will feature over 100 floats and entries.

Be sure to stop by our Goldenwest Radio broadcast location at Frontier Days and enter to win tickets to Five Finger Death Punch with Papa Roach and Sixx AM, Blink 182, and the Craven Country Jamboree.

See you at Frontier Days 2016!!

Swift Current's Biggest Annual Party Opens Tomorrow!

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Frontier Days 2016 is all set to open tomorrow.

Swift Current's biggest annual party kicks off with the pancake breakfast Wednesday morning starting at 7:30 from the Market Square. The Eagle morning show will be broadcasting live on location to get things started.

Then the fun moves to Kinetic Park for the concerts, midway and more. Wednesday night features The Hunter Brothers and Link Union, on Friday The Road Hammers and Julian Austin take the stage, and Finger Eleven and Aim For Theo close things Saturday night. There's also the CCA rodeo on Thursday night, and Friday and Saturday afternoons.

Don't forget the 4-H livestock shows, Kiddies Day Parade Wednesday starting at 4, the Canada Day Parade on July 1 starting at 10, and fireworks Friday and Saturday.

As always there will be something for all ages at Frontier Days 2016 so make sure you're part of all the action.

Festival Fun Time!!

Kite Festival

(The Windscape Kite Festival attracts people from all over the world)

It's festival season in Swift Current. The Long Days Night Music Festival begins tonight (Thursday) with The Wet Secrets, Friday night it's the Johnny Mccuaig Band rocking the big tent and Hollerado headlines Saturday, it also features a Sunday matinee. Some tickets are still available in advance at Pharmasave or they can be purchased at the door.

The Windscape Kite Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday and is a free event that's great for the whole family. The kite festival attracts thousands of visitors, including many international, to Swift Current every year.

Swift Current's biggest annual party is now less than a week away. Frontier Days 2016 opens June 29 and will feature a whole lot of "Riden, Rockin, and Livestockin".

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