Beat The Box Office Winners

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Rock titans Disturbed, along with Saint Asonia, and Age of Days play Mosaic Place in Moose Jaw February 22 and tickets went on sale this morning at, but the Eagle was able to score a pair of tickets before they went on sale and gave them away this morning.

Congratulations to our beat the box office winners Todd Dyck and Al Bridal!! Enjoy the show guys.

We've actually managed to score two more sets of tickets and will be giving you the opportunity to win those closer to the show date. Stay tuned for more details.

Have a great weekend and Go Broncos!!

Beat The Santa Bulge Is Back This Year

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(photo courtesy Central Avenue Physiotherapy Facebook page)

The Christmas calories are about to add up with the holidays now less than a month away and an endless parade of sweet treats, chocolates, and decadent dishes on the menu.

Central Avenue Physiotherapy is once again helping people "Beat The Santa Bulge" this year and shed those extra pounds. Cindy from CAP tells us how the program works:

So whether you want to stay in shape during the Christmas season or your New Years resolution is to lose a few, CAP can help you get there and "Beat The Santa Bulge."

Helping Out By Being Naughty


Above is a quick video of myself getting arrested in the Canadian Cancer Society's Naughty or Nice fundraising campaign. I was accused of spiking the egg nog (wrongfully I might add!!) and hauled away to Santa's Workshop where I spent part of Tuesday afternoon trying to post bail by collecting donations for the Cancer Society.

Thank you to everyone who made a donation and helped bust me out after a couple hours in the joint and at the same time support this great cause.

The fundraiser is ongoing and you can still make a donation by going to my fundraising page. Here's the link:

Thanks again and it was a really fun event to be a part of, plus an honor to support such a worthy cause. 


Broncos In Need Of Some Home Cooking

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If the Swift Current Broncos had their way, the every other year road trip through the U.S. Division probably wouldn't exist. Two years ago the club went 0 & 5 on their swing through the American Pacific Northwest and it was the same this year as the Broncos went winless south of the border.

The Broncos wrapped up their 6 game road trip with a 2-1 loss to the Kootenay Ice in Cranbrook on Saturday and now find themselves on a 6 game skid.  They'll be hoping to turn the tide and get back in the win column when they return to the iplex for a pair of home games this weekend, their first in three weeks.

It's an exciting weekend as well as Innovation Credit Union presents the 30th season celebration; Friday night against Saskatoon will feature a Memory Lane Raffle and Saturday night's contest against Prince Albert will be the annual Teddy Bear Toss Night so be sure to bring a teddy bear, toque, or mittens to the rink with all proceeds going to the Salvation Army. The 50/50 will also start at $3000!!

Get your tickets early by going to, call the Bronco Office at 306-773-1509, or stop by the Stable at the iplex. Let's have the iplex full and help the team get back in the win column this weekend and help mark the 30th season.


Jersey Day In Canada Today


Today (November 20th) is Jersey Day In Canada.

Wear your favorite sports jersey and tweet a picture of yourself to @sc_play and you'll be entered to win an autographed Swift Current Bronco Jersey!! My personal recommendations are a Hab, Rider, or Bronco jersey. I know alot of people will agree on the Rider or Bronco jersey, maybe not so much on the Hab!

Speaking of the Broncos, they continue their lengthy road trip tonight in Spokane as they close out the American swing and try to salvage a win. The club then plays in Cranbrook Saturday night against the Kootenay Ice on their way home. They'll play their first home game in almost three weeks next Friday, November 27th.

With the Broncos on the road, you can still get your hockey fix this weekend at the Fairview Arenas as the Kabos Bantam Raiders host their annual tournament. Teams include the Raiders, Calgary, Weyburn, Lethbridge, and Regina. The Raiders play their first game Friday at 4:00 against Weyburn. There will be lots of prize give aways and a 50-50 draw so everyone can stop by the Fairview and see some top notch bantam hockey this weekend.


Windy, Wintery Wednesday Weather Arrives

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Southwest Saskatchewan was blasted by high winds, and wet slushy snow on Wednesday morning that made highways treacherous and knocked out power in many parts of Swift Current.

We got several calls and texts to the Eagle about highways being like sheets of ice, vehicles in the ditch, and a semi had slid out of control and was blocking the Trans-Canada near the weigh scales west of the city. There was also an accident on the southside overpass in the city that had traffic reduced to one lane.

Power was knocked out in several areas of the city and forced the cancellation of school Wednesday morning at the Comp High School and Irwin.

The Department of Highways were out salting area roads this morning but the high winds were making it difficult for the salt to stick to highway surfaces.

A wind warning was in effect for most of Wednesday morning, but was expected to be lifted with wind dying down later in the day.

I want to say a huge thank you to everyone for the calls, texts, and social media messages this morning about road conditions, power outages, accident updates and more. You are our eyes and ears in the community and by keeping us updated we can pass it on to everyone and help keep people informed and safe.

The Center Celebrates Five Years

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(picture courtesy The Center Facebook Page)

The Center in Swift Current is marking a special milestone today (Thursday). It's their fifth anniversary and they're celebrating with cake, coffee, and some other events from 12:30 to 3:30. Everyone is welcome to stop by and help them mark five years in the community.

The Center offers a number of programs and services for youth in Swift Current and area and has proven to be a great addition to the city and they want to thank the community for their tremendous support and look forward to many more years.

To find out more about The Center, all they offer and what they do, you can call them at 306-773-3344 or go to

Happy fifth anniversary to The Center and here's to many more years in the community, thanks for all you do. 

Sean McCann Brings Interactive Show To The Lyric

Lyric Phase One Outside

He's one of the founding members of Great Big Sea and tonight (Tuesday) he brings his show to the Lyric Theatre.

Sean McCann says the show and tour is a journey of discovery for himself. He's looking forward to the stop in Swift Current and says the show will be very audience friendly and interactive.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance at Pharmasave. They'll also be available at the door.  It's a great way to celebrate Canada Music Week and will be a great time at the Lyric tonight.

Diwali Multicultural Celebration This Sunday

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Diwali is an Indian multicultural celebration that's being held this Sunday, November 15 in Swift Current.

The evening begins at 6:00pm at First United Church and will feature Indian food, entertainment, and dancing. Tickets are only $11 and can be purchased at the Newcomer Welcome Centre or Pharmasave.

The event will feature something for everyone and the South Asian community of Swift Current would like to welcome one and all to it.

Have a great weekend and good luck to the Broncos who begin their American road trip tonight in Portland, and to the the Shaunavon Shadows who host the Delisle Rebels Saturday afternoon at 1:00 in the Provincial 2A 9 man Football Final. is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.